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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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UC to decide to adopt State Department’s definition of anti-semitism On May 25, over 57 rabbis and 104 UC faculty members wrote a public letter to administrators to adopt the controversial U.S. State Department’s definition...

AFSCME patient care and technical workers set to strike this April

Following an unfair labor practice lawsuit filed against the UC system last week by Patient Care Technical workers, who are represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3299,...

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 – 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...

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Protests erupt in UCLA over blackface allegations Hundreds of protesters came out to UCLA on Thursday, Oct. 8 to protest the campus’ Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and Alpha Phi sorority for throwing a “Kanye Western”...

R’Garden makes plans to expand their current space

R’Garden, a space for UCR students, faculty and staff to grow fresh produce, has made plans to expand their current space. R’Garden is currently located northwest of Parking Lot 30. It sums up 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...

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,...

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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...