Post Tagged with: "UCR"

by / on March 10, 2015 at 6:04 am / in News, The Lab

UCR researchers help design the next generation of batteries

UCR researchers have made strides in preparing a battery with 10 times more power than conventional batteries for commercialization. The research team has found a way to combat the lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery’s short lifespan, one of the major obstacles to […]

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by / on March 10, 2015 at 6:04 am / in News, The Lab

UCR professor recognized as 2015 Geochemical Fellow

Distinguished biogeochemistry professor Timothy Lyons has been honored as a 2015 Geochemical Fellow by the Geochemical Society (GS) and the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG). He is one of 10 professors this year to be selected from different universities around […]

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by / on February 25, 2015 at 10:00 am / in Highlander Newsroom, Multimedia

Highlander Newsroom 02/25/15

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we talk about UCR’s plans for expansion and how outreach can be improved, debate the merits of ASUCR’s $40,000 program to hand out free sweatshirts to freshmen, and touch on how Omarion danced the […]

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by / on February 24, 2015 at 10:51 am / in Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Campus space can be made more open and inviting

UCR has recently announced a series of workshops to discuss student feelings toward the overall design of the campus, intending to gauge students’ investment in the layout of the campus, as well as giving them an opportunity to air their […]

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by / on February 10, 2015 at 6:04 am / in News

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 the campus community about carbon neutrality. The deadline for the application is Feb. 13 with the […]

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by / on February 10, 2015 at 6:03 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Parking structure could solve UCR’s parking problems

Attempting to park anywhere at UCR without owning a permit is harder than most students’ midterms, especially if you don’t arrive at campus well before midday. Even with a permit, arriving after noon rules out nearly every reasonable spot. With […]

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by / on February 10, 2015 at 6:00 am / in Features

Writer’s Week 2015

Claudia Rankine, Keynote speaker Literature enthusiasts and members of academia filled the chairs and couches in the UCR Bookstore Lounge last Monday to witness the award-winning poet, Claudia Rankine, share and discuss her work. Her most recent publication, “Citizen: An […]

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by / on February 4, 2015 at 10:00 am / in Highlander Newsroom, Multimedia

Highlander Newsroom 02/04/15

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we give our opinions on the transformations occurring in the University Village and how it can be further improved, talk about Rainn Wilson (the actor who formerly played Dwight on “The Office”) and his […]

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by / on February 3, 2015 at 6:01 am / in Arts & Entertainment

Building Culture: The Barn: A Fable of the old Stable

There’s a constant rainfall over UC Riverside: “Riverside is boring.” “We don’t have anything important here.” “Everything ‘famous’ in our city is useless.” The raindrops prick the skin of students like sewing needles, like words that actually can break your […]

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by / on January 27, 2015 at 6:04 am / in News

Former UCR student free after admitting to soliciting assault

On Monday, sentencing judge Michele Levine gave former UCR student Barbara Wu a sentence of three years and four months, amounting to time served, after Wu pled guilty on multiple charges, including soliciting others to assault to of her ex-boyfriends. […]

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