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Friday, October 18, 2019

UCR receives grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to boost diversity in...

In August, the UCR School of Medicine was granted $6.6 million by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to boost diversity in healthcare. This grant will be utilized to subsidize loans to students...

ASUCR approves senate chambers renovations as well as office remodel

On Wednesday, Oct. 2, ASUCR held their first meeting of the quarter. The meeting began with an official swearing in ceremony that all of the senators and executive cabinet members present participated in. After the...

Emerbee’s celebrates its grand opening during week one

Emerbee’s, the new dining facility on campus, formally opened its doors to over 200 students on Thursday, Oct. 3, with a celebration event that lasted from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The grand opening...

UCR hosts groundbreaking ceremony on the first phase of the redevelopment of North District

On Friday, Oct. 4 at the North District Construction Site, UCR and American Campus Communities (ACC) held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the first phase of UCR’s largest building project to date. The ceremony...

The Well hires Megan Harbert to fill new position as Basic Needs Coordinator

Over the summer, Devon Sakamoto, the director of The Well and R’Pantry at UCR, announced that Megan Harbert was hired for the newly created position of Basic Needs Coordinator. This new position was created to...

University of California files brief in Supreme Court challenging recission of DACA

On Friday, Sept. 27, the University of California (UC) filed a brief in the Supreme Court challenging the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In September of...

UCR police department to use body worn cameras and in-car video systems

Beginning this quarter, the UCR police department will begin to use body worn cameras (BWC’s) and in-car video systems as a part of their patrol functions. The addition of BWC’s and in-car video systems...

TAPS implements Undergraduate Carpool Program

Starting this fall quarter, Transportation and Parking Services will be offering undergraduates a carpool program that will allow groups of three that travel along the same route to purchase and split the price of...

Bourns College of Engineering welcomes 12 new faculty members this year

This year, the Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) hired 12 new faculty members. The college now has 135 faculty members, however, they are seeking to hire six to eight more this year. In an interview...

UCRWPA wireless network replaced with a new UCR-SECURE wireless solution

As of Tuesday, Sept. 17, UCR’s current UCRWPA wireless network was replaced with a new UCR-SECURE wireless solution. In an interview with The Highlander, Jacob Poore, the communications specialist at ITS, stated that the network...