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by / on February 4, 2014 at 6:12 am / in Features

Spotlight: Smiles and Healthcare Across the World from UCR Global Medical Brigades

While many of us spent the last winter break working retail, binging on Netflix or just lazing about in general, some Highlanders flew to another nation to make a difference. For the week of Dec. 13 to Dec. 20, 31 […]

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by / on February 4, 2014 at 6:01 am / in Sports

Home grown: freshman Simone DeCoud is impressing a familiar crowd

When most high school seniors are considering colleges, one of the most important factors is location. Some want to stay closer to home, others want to get as far away as possible. For standout UCR freshman guard Simone DeCoud, the […]

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by / on February 3, 2014 at 5:08 pm / in News, The Lab

Immortality Project awards its third essay prize

What happens to us after we die? The Immortality Project, a research project which studies this question and offers essay prizes to those who advance the themes of immortality through their work, recently awarded its third $3,000 award to Dr. […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 3:52 pm / in News

UCR sees growth in freshman applications

UC undergraduate admissions offices across the 10 campuses reported a total of 6.2 percent system increase in freshman applicants for the 2014 fall quarter — an increase of 8,692 students as compared to last year. UC Riverside saw a relatively […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 12:49 pm / in News

Guest lecturer of Palestinian research met with criticism

Palestinian civil rights activist Omar Barghouti visited UC Riverside last Tuesday afternoon to give a 30-minute lecture about pressing issues surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The lecture was met with criticism from a few attendees, however, as some questioned both Barghouti’s […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 12:36 pm / in News, The Lab

The Lab

Island habitat linked to tameness in lizards UCR professor Theodore Garland and two other researchers have published a study that confirms that island-dwelling lizards take longer to flee from predators than their mainland counterparts, a trait in island-dwelling animals that […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 6:01 am / in Sports

Jim Wooldridge named UCR’s newest Athletic Director

  There’s a new man in charge — well, sort of. On Wednesday, Chancellor Kim Wilcox named Jim Wooldridge as UC Riverside’s director of intercollegiate athletics. Wooldridge served as the men’s basketball head coach for six years before stepping down […]

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by / on January 14, 2014 at 6:00 am / in Features

A breath of fresh air

Whether there is something in the air — or lack thereof — UCR shined a little bit brighter in the first week of winter quarter. As of Jan. 2, 2014, R’side joined over 1,100 colleges and universities in the nationwide […]

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by / on January 13, 2014 at 2:06 am / in News

ASUCR: Parking permit prices to increase by 6.3 percent annually

Kicking off the first ASUCR meeting of the winter quarter, senators Fernando Echeverria and Nafi Karim delivered an extensive presentation on the financial position and future of UCR’s Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS). Senators currently support the creation of overflow […]

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by / on January 7, 2014 at 11:28 am / in News

UC responds to boycott of Israeli academic institutions

The American Studies Association (ASA), an organization devoted to the studies of American culture and history, recently announced the endorsement of a resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions. The resolution, whose passage was announced on Dec. 16, 2013, has spawned […]

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