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Friday, December 13, 2019

TAPS partners with Waze Carpool to assist students and staff

UCR Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) has recently partnered with Waze Carpool to help students and staff at UCR find someone to carpool with on their drive to campus. In an interview with The Highlander,...

UCR launches Veterans Resource Center website for veteran and military-affiliated students

This past Veterans Day, UCR’s Veterans Resource Center (VRC) launched their official website for student veterans. The VRC is a UCR service center meant to provide veteran and military-affiliated students with a support system,...

UCR Mobility HUB project over budget, leads to delays

Drew Hecht, co-director of management of UCR’s Office of Planning, Design & Construction and principal architect for the HUB Mobility Project, gave an update on the Mobility HUB on Wednesday, Nov. 20. The Mobility HUB...

Recent UCR doctoral graduate discusses the significance of the fundamentalist Mormon communities in Mexico

Cristina Rosetti, a doctoral student specializing in religious studies who graduated from UCR in June 2019 has recently been interviewed by news organizations, including CNN, ABC and CBS News in regards to the massacre...

ASUCR holds special elections to fill undergraduate sustainability director vacancy

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, ASUCR held a special election to fill the undergraduate sustainability director vacancy. Olenka Graham-Castaneda, the previous undergraduate sustainability director, stepped down for reasons unknown. During Public Forum, BCOE Senator Maurice Armstrong,...

Student leaders collaborate with Riverside Farmers Market to donate fresh produce to the R’Pantry

As part of her senator project, ASUCR School of Public Policy Senator and President Pro Tempore Preeti Juturu is working with CALPIRG Zero Hunger Initiative Director Kate Castillo to establish a collaboration with the...

ORI Seminar highlights the gender gap in renewable energy

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the UCR Office of Research Integrity partnered with the Departments of Gender and Sexuality Studies and Research and Economic Development (RED) to host a seminar about the gender gap in...

ASUCR discusses making R’Gear a mandatory event for senators and lack of ASUCR turnout...

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, President Pro Tempore Preeti Juturu discussed making the distribution of R’Gear a required event for senators to attend during their seventh meeting of the quarter. During Public Forum, Juturu stated, "Considering...

AFSCME holds strike against UC outsourcing and unfair labor practices

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) 3299 held an all day strike between the Arts and CHASS buildings to protest outsourcing and other unfair labor practices...

UCR public policy professor discusses the increasing influence of Asian Americans in the 2020...

In an October interview with the Los Angeles Times, UCR Professor of Political Science and Public Policy Dr. Karthick Ramakrishnan discussed how the Asian American vote will play a key and decisive role in...