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Interim VCSA Smith speaks about plans for campus

The Highlander sat down this week with Interim Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs (VCSA) and current Dean of the Graduate School of Education (GSOE) Tom Smith to discuss his vision and plans for UCR....

“The future seems very bright”: New CFO Bomotti reveals vision for UCR

On Feb. 1, Gerry Bomotti was officially appointed by UCR Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox as chief financial officer (CFO) and vice chancellor for planning and budget. Bomotti has spent more than 30 years in...

UCR research links anti-immigrant sentiment to higher mortality

Brittany Morey, a UC chancellor’s postdoctoral fellow in the School of Public Policy at UCR, published an article in the journal Social Science and Medicine, that links populations with anti-immigrant sentiment to the mortality...

California primary election results showcase a medley of landslides and close contests

The California primary elections to decide candidates for November’s contests were held Tuesday, June 5. In accordance with the “jungle primary” system in California, the top two candidates for each office, regardless of political...

UCOP Report identifies former Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs James Sandoval’s history of sexual...

James Sandoval, the former vice chancellor of student affairs who abruptly retired from UCR in Dec. 2017 shortly after being placed on administrative leave, has had an extensive pattern of sexual harassment exposed by...

Latino student success abundant at UCR

In a report by the Washington Post, UC Riverside was listed as having a 40 percent Hispanic student population by fall of 2016. It is classified as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) where at least...

STEM high school representative “bewildered and shocked” by Chancellor’s comments on school’s progress

The ASUCR Senate held their fourth meeting of the winter quarter last Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m. During public forum, Rich Davis, representative for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) high school committee...

Research on citrus fruit provides insight into causes of tartness

While citrus fruits are generally known for their tartness and acidity, it was not known why this was until UCR researchers recently discovered the genetic cause for the flavor profile of fruits like lemons...

Fall 2019 classes move ten minutes earlier

Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Cynthia K. Larive notified UCR students that Fall 2019 classes will begin and end ten minutes earlier in a May 7 email. In the campus-wide email, Larive stated that...

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...