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News in brief for the week of June 6, 2017

UC Riverside and Korea Institute of Materials Science partner to form new research center By: Evan Ismail, Senior Staff Writer UC Riverside and the Korea Institute of Materials Science (KIMS) in Changwon, South Korea have partnered...

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Psychology professor finds that children learn better from “clever” characters UCR Psychology Professor Rebekah Richert was one of the researchers involved in a study that found that preschool-aged children are more likely to grasp new...

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UCR library receives $100,000 grant to work toward diversifying U.S. digital history The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded the UCR Library with a National Leadership Grant totaling $100,000 that the library...

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Study shows pollution killing off indigenous species in the Inland Empire UCR Professor of Plant Ecology Edith Allen conducted a study displaying how high levels of nitrogen deposition caused by pollution have significantly decreased the...

UC Davis Chancellor placed on leave

UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi was put on administrative leave on Wednesday, March 27 due to an investigation into allegations that she used her role as chancellor to help family members with jobs, misappropriated...

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ASUCR Here are some of the key topics discussed at the senate meeting held Wednesday, Oct. 12: -2015-2016 CHASS Senator Casey Thielhart spoke during public forum and provided context on the judicial appointment of Samanta Fuentes...

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ASUCR The first ASUCR senate meeting of winter quarter commenced at 6:21 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, and saw the passage of amendments to a senate bill. During public forum, second-year public policy major Julia Schemmer...

Philosophy professor to discuss ethics on May 10

UCR philosophy professor Eric Schwitzgebel will give a lecture entitled, “Living Up to Our Own Norms,” on Tuesday, May 10 in HUB 265 at 1 p.m. The discussion will discuss whether professional ethicists —...

Dean of Bourns College to step down

Dean Reza Abbaschian of the Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) recently announced that he will be stepping down from his position at the end of the school year. In an interview with the Press...

UC to award four students fellowships to fight against smoke and tobacco-use

The UC will award four $12,000 fellowships to graduate and undergraduate students who pursue research projects aimed at combating smoke and tobacco use on campuses. This program, called The UC Smoke and Tobacco Free...