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ASUCR: New R’Feed committee to combat food insecurity

ASUCR held their fourth meeting of winter quarter commencing at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31. The meeting primarily covered the approval of the...

UCR’s “Cool School” ranking paves the way for future sustainability projects

UCR recently placed 27th out of 201 universities in the Sierra Club’s “Cool School” ranking system. This ranking scores each participating university on sustainability,...

Food Week gives students a taste of healthy food

On Tuesday, October 20, the walkway between The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf and Rivera Library bustled with activity as students lined up for...

UCR offers sustainability fellowship

UCR will award five students a $1,500 fellowship to develop a sustainability project which will contribute to a reduction of greenhouse gases or educate...

Founding member of UC Riverside passes away

Professor Emeritus of Zoology Wilbur “Bill” Mayhew, founding faculty member of both UC Riverside’s biology department and the UC Natural Reserve System (NRS) —...

$350,000 spent to build largest UC solar farm

An opening ceremony was held last Thursday to celebrate the grand opening of UCR’s solar farm, the largest of its kind in the UC...

UCR flexes sustainability muscle during Food Week

UCR’s Food Week, serving as an extension of Oct. 24 Food Day, included a series of campus  events, ranging from smoothie tasting to healthy...

$1 billion for sustainability overshadowed by divestment debate

The University of California Board of Regents voted during their last meeting to allocate $1 billion in UC assets to environmentally sustainable investments as...

UCR milestones of summer 2014

The Highlander has compiled a list from UCR Today of a few of the national accolades that UCR collected over the summer of 2014. July...

UCR named to Princeton Guide’s 332 top green colleges list

UCR was once again recognized in the fifth annual Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges for 2014 as one of the top green...