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Monday, September 24, 2018

Campus holds vigil for hospitalized students

UC Riverside students Christopher Lee and Regan Moore remain hospitalized after their involvement in a car accident that occurred on the weekend of Jan. 14. In the aftermath of the accident, the students of...

UCR sees record number of applicants

The University of California has released application statistics for the 2012-2013 school year, revealing that its campuses have received a soaring amount of undergraduate applications for the upcoming school year, especially from out-of-state students. Figures...

$2 million grant for electric vehicles

UC  Riverside recently received a $2 million grant for the Center of Environmental Research and Technology (CERT) for electric vehicle initiatives.  Engineers at UC Riverside intend to use solar energy to provide power for...

UC benefits from green technology

The University of California continues to make great strides in cutting back resource consumption and reducing energy usage. According to the 2011 UC Annual Report on Sustainable Practices discussed at the Jan. 18 Board...

Bill seeks to cap UC, CSU executive salaries and pay increases

Senator Yee (D-San Francisco) is aiming to stop pay hikes for top executives in the CSU and UC systems in years when tuition has been increased or state funding has dwindled. SB 967, introduced...

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...

UC regents dismiss UC Riverside professor

During last week’s UC regent meetings held at UC Riverside, the UC regents voted in a closed session to dismiss Sarkis Joseph Khoury, a  tenured finance professor at UC Riverside’s A. Gary Anderson Graduate...

UC regents hold meeting, disrupted by protesters

The presentation of a system-wide diversity report, analysis of alternative revenue sources and an evaluation of Governor Brown’s proposed budget were among the most significant topics reviewed by the UC regents during their meetings...

Wednesday protests

Peaceful rallies and public speeches defined the majority of UC Riverside’s campus activities during the first day of the UC Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 18. ASUCR activities at the Bell Tower...

UC system to ban smoking on all campuses

The University of California has decided to ban all forms of smoking and tobacco products throughout its campuses. The policy was recently announced earlier this month and will gradually take effect over the next...