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Saturday, August 17, 2019

ASUCR welcomes new vice president of external affairs

This week’s ASUCR meeting began with a visit from the parents of sexual assault survivor Amanda Nguyen seeking support for a Survivor’s Bill of Rights that is currently sitting in the House of Representatives....

UCR honors trans lives during Remembrance Week

Thirty-three students gathered on Thursday, Nov.18 at the Bell Tower for a candlelight vigil in remembrance of the transgendered people across the world who have been murdered in the past year. The vigil, hosted...

UCR Medical School aims for 2013 opening

UC Riverside officials will be re-seeking accreditation for the UCR Medical School after obtaining significant financial commitments from the county and the UC Office of the President (UCOP). If the accreditation attempt is successful,...

News In Brief

UC System signs Japan’s Stewardship Code On October 21, the UC system became the first U.S. pension plan and endowment fund to sign the Japan Stewardship Code, a non-binding growth strategy that contains principles to...

Poised for success

Last week I acknowledged our men’s and women’s cross country teams for their success and what they are capable this year and beyond. In this issue I feel it is important that we recognize...

Mark Yudof to step down as UC president

UC President Mark Yudof will resign from his position in August 2013, according to a statement released on Jan. 18. After serving a five-year term, Yudof cited “a spate of taxing health issues,” and...

New genetic research reveals consequences of pesticide use on mosquito evolution

Researchers from the UCR Department of Entomology have learned more about the genetic changes exacerbated by pesticidal chemicals used on mosquitoes. According to the research paper, titled “Human Interventions: Driving Forces of Mosquito Evolution,”...

ASUCR ends operations for the Exchange store

On Sept. 22, ASUCR voted to close the student-owned Exchange store due to budget concerns, specifically citing its projected overhead cost of nearly $120,000 and a deficit of almost $60,000. The reallocation of funds...

ASUCR senate: highlighted projects of fall 2012

During their first meeting for winter quarter of 2013, ASUCR senators recapped accomplishments made in the fall quarter of last year and delivered updates on their current projects. Highlighted events included revisions of ASUCR...

UCR psychologist improves eyesight in baseball players

UCR psychologists Aaron Seitz, Daniel Ozer and Jenni Deveau launched a one-year vision-based study, which improved the performance of UCR baseball players, who received 41 additional runs and four additional wins throughout the season.  In...