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Special election fills vacant CNAS senatorial seat

The new ASUCR senators held a special election on Tuesday May, 22 in order to determine the unfilled CNAS senatorial seat. After all 17 candidates gave two and half minute speeches and responded to...

ASUCR shows support for on-campus communities, removes stipend limit for ASPB

ASUCR held its weekly meeting last Wednesday, May 23. Here are the highlights: Acknowledgement of indigenous lands … CHASS senator Grant Nakaoka proposed that a statement be made at every meeting that recognizes...

Riverside housing market headed for a strong 2018, says UCR School of Business

A study released on May 18 by the UCR School of Business revealed that the housing market in the Inland Empire is set to experience a prosperous year in 2018. This is largely due...

Prestigious STEM fellowship awarded to eleven UCR students

The coveted National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research fellowship was awarded to 11 UCR students. Over 2,000 applicants this year were selected to receive the award out of the 12,000 students within the United...

Jennifer Brown to lead Undergraduate Education at UCR

Jennifer Brown, former vice provost and dean of the Graduate School at Oregon State University, has been named to lead UCR’s Office of Undergraduate Education and will join UCR on August 1. Brown received her...

Bill Killed: ASUCR stipend reform shot down

At a Legislative Review Committee (LRC) meeting Wednesday, May 16, a subcommittee in ASUCR that reviews and edits bills before they are debated on the senate floor, killed a bill that would have reduced...

Attorney General candidates debate criminal justice reform, immigration enforcement

By: Amani Mahmoud, CW and Mark Bertumen, CW UCR hosted a debate between the four candidates for California’s Office of Attorney General (AG) on the evening of Tuesday, May 15 at the Barbara and Art...

“Making the right impression”: New York Times columnist Bruni asserts the need for better...

The topic of fake news in modern America once again took the stage in academic discourse, as New York Times opinion columnist Frank Bruni discussed the issues surrounding journalism during the presidency of Donald...

UCR researchers develop new method to detect alien life

UCR researchers are working to detect extraterrestrial life in the solar system. The paper “Atmospheric Seasonality as an Exoplanet Biosignature” presents a new method of detecting life on exoplanets, planets outside the solar system,...

News in Brief

UCR alumnus Tony Kim, 59, was among three U.S. citizens who returned on Wednesday, May 9 after being being imprisoned in North Korea during April 2017.   Kim was detained at Pyongyang airport on April...