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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...

Student Life and Center for Social Innovation host meeting on 2020 census

On Friday, Sept. 20, the department of Student Life and the Center for Social Innovation held the first of many informational meetings pertaining to the upcoming 2020 Census. It was open to all UCR...

Judicial council overturns decision that ruled that candidates elected in special elections were considered...

On June 7, the ASUCR Judicial Council petitioner filed a case regarding the eligibility of the candidates of the special elections that took place on May 29, 2019. The Judicial Council initially found that...

UCR receives grant from the National Institutes of Health to address health disparities in...

UCR has received a five year, $16 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) which will initiate the Center for Health Disparities Research at UCR (HDR@UCR). The grant and new center are...

UC President Janet Napolitano announces resignation

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, University of California President Janet Napolitano announced at the UC Board of Regents meeting that she will step down from her position in August 2020. Napolitano served as president for...

Transportation Services implements permit rate increase for the 2019-2020 school year

On July 15, Irma Henderson, the director of UCR’s Transportation Services, sent out a letter informing students that Transportation Services implemented an overall average permit rate increase of 4.50% for the 2019-2020 fiscal year....

UCR ranks No. 1 in social mobility in US News & World Report Best...

Every year, the U.S. News and World Report publish college rankings in the United States. In the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, UCR ranked No. 1 in the Top Performers...