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News-in-brief

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...

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...

News in brief

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...

News in brief

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...

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...

Citrus Valley High School hosts discussion on teen suicide

The city of Redlands hosted a discussion on teen suicide on May 7 entitled, “Let’s Talk About It,” at Citrus Valley High School, after four recent teen suicides occurred in San Bernardino County during...

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 —...

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...

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...