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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...

Technical difficulties cause University of California to extend fall 2021 application deadline

The University of California extended the deadline for incoming applications after the website experienced technical difficulties on Sunday, Nov. 29, the day before all applications were due. The outage issues were reportedly caused by...

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...

News in Brief: Free parking during finals

Lot 30, lot 26, lot 32 and lot 50 will be available for complimentary gold parking Monday through Thursday of finals week. Students will be able to register their license plates and information through...

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UCR economist receives $100,000 grant UCR Economics Professor Steven Helfand has received a $100,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service to analyze the productivity of farms in Brazil. The economist will...

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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...

News in Brief – 1/16/17

Compiled by: Evan Ismail, SSW and Andreas Rauch, SSW UCR carjacking suspect arrested On Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 3:05 p.m., UCPD sent a mass text message to UCR students warning of two attempted carjackings by a...

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 —...

ASUCR passes resolution to house victims of the California wildfires

On Wed. Jan. 9, ASUCR passed the senate resolution “Providing Assistance to Wildfire Victims” which calls on the UCR administration to house victims of the recent California wildfires. In an interview with the Highlander,...

News in Brief: UCR to remain online through winter quarter

All UCR students and faculty received a winter quarter email update from Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox and Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Thomas Smith on Friday, Oct. 23. Within the email, Wilcox and...