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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

News in brief

UCR establishes partnership to work toward fighting citrus disease UCR and the California Citrus Research Foundation launched a partnership on Monday, June 6, setting forth plans toward constructing a building that will support researchers in...

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,...

UCR updates campus printing and supply services

Campus Business Service Director Michael Clemons announced the recent renovations to printing and campus supply services at UCR, and spoke with the Highlander in an email interview on what the renovations entailed. With regard to...

School of Public Policy seminar preview

The School of Public Policy will be hosting a series of lectures throughout the month of May. These lectures will focus on varying topics such as advances in modern medicine, the global climate and...

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

Phone apps can compromise security According to a study by former UCR computer science Ph.D. students Xuetao Wei and Iulian Neamtiu and current UCR professor of computer science Michalis Faloutsos, 9 percent of popular free...

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...

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...

News in brief

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...

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...