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Agenda preview of the 2013 November UC Board of Regents meeting

The UC Board of Regents meeting is convening from Nov.12-14 at the UC San Francisco Mission Bay. Here are a few highlights to look forward to this week: UC Student Association President Kareem Aref plans...

UCR hosts discussion on ISIS and the consequences of cultural destruction

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, the UCR Global Issues Forum and Middle Eastern Student Center hosted an event titled, “ISIS and Cultural Destruction.” The event, which was held in HUB 302N and began at 4...

White House announces student debt relief measures

In the wake of colleges across the country finishing their graduating ceremonies, President Barack Obama has announced a set of measures intended to reduce the record levels of student loan debt, including additional plans...

Inland Education Collaborative awarded $5 million

An Inland Empire collaborative has been selected to receive a $5 million Governor’s Award for Innovation in Higher Education, the maximum amount possible. The Federation for a Competitive Economy (FACE), whose plan went up...

UC president honors UC Haiti Initiative with leadership award

The UC Haiti Initiative (UCHI), a program started in response to the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated the Caribbean country in 2010, was awarded the 2012 UC President’s Award for Outstanding Student Leadership during...

67 elections violations reported by ASUCR judicial branch

ASUCR justices reported that 67 elections violations took place during this year’s ASUCR elections and over 30 strikes were handed out, according to Chief Justice of the Judicial Branch Davion Rowles. Most violations and...

UCR researchers discover galaxy cluster

UCR physics and astronomy professor Gillian Wilson, along with graduate students Andrew DeGroot and Ryan Foltz have helped discover a galaxy cluster — regions of space which contain hundreds of galaxies — with researchers...

ASUCR Senate Update: resolution to endorse Proposition 30

At the ASUCR Senate meeting on Oct. 15, senators declared the temporary suspension of a Legislative Review Committee bylaw, as well as the passing of two key funding bylaws. President Liam Dow, along with...

UCR administrators to participate in US News National Leadership Conference

  UCR's Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox, Graduate School of Education Dean Thomas M. Smith and mechanical engineering professor Suveen Mathaudu will be attending and presenting panels at the US News STEM Solutions Conference from June...

Peace Corps Project Promotes Literacy

Life after graduation has been anything but uneventful for Lillian Nguyen, a UCR grad who went on to join the Peace Corps after graduating in June 2010. Nguyen had first heard about the Peace Corps...