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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

“Our kind of power!”: UCR union members protest unfair working conditions

On Thursday, Feb. 1, UC employees and students assembled by the UCR Bell Tower to protest unfair working conditions in a demonstration organized by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)...

Occupy members remove encampment

Members of Occupy UC Riverside have disbanded their tent encampment within a week of Chancellor White’s call for the removal of the tents. The tents, which were initially located next to the Bell Tower...

UCR promotes minority student access to STEM fields

With funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), UC Riverside has bestowed a $30,000 stipend and a full-ride scholarship to nine UC Riverside graduate students enrolled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs....

ASUCR Elections: Application deadline extended

The application deadline to run in the 2015 ASUCR elections has been extended from Feb. 27 to March 13 due to a pending judicial decision regarding a candidate. This allows time for potential candidates...

UCR doctoral student attends national agricultural forum

Holly Mayton, a first-year Ph.D. student in chemical and environmental engineering, was selected to attend the U.S. Department of Agriculture's 2015 Agricultural Outlook Forum entitled, "Smart Agriculture in the 21st Century,” which exposes participants...

Donations to help School of Public Policy research poverty

The UC Riverside School of Public Policy will launch an initiative in fall 2015 that will educate about poverty-related issues globally and in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. The Blum Initiative on Global and Regional...

ASUCR President Patadia discusses the ‘Sustaining the C’ project

The big concrete letter C on top of the Box Spring Mountains has long been a hallmark of UC Riverside. The constructed letter, built from 1954 to 1957, was kept intact by the continuing...

$6.89 Million approved for research building

$6.89 million was approved at a September 15 meeting between the UC Regents and Chancellor Wilcox and his team to fund the preliminary phase of construction for a new research building known as the...

Obama addresses affordability of college

President Obama has increasingly focused on higher education in recent remarks during college visits and in the State of the Union Address. Highlighted agenda items include a “Race to the Top” initiative to improve...

Elections director to be appointed in fall

The appointment of the ASUCR elections director has been delayed until fall quarter after the special elections meeting held on June 2 was adjourned after nine minutes, due to an argument between former candidate...