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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...

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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...

ASUCR Outreach director position will now fall under VP of Finance

The Outreach Director, the ASUCR position responsible for coordinating UCR’s outreach efforts to students and the community, will be absorbed by the Finance Committee. According to Carolyn Chang, the current Outreach Director, the move...

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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...

Bourns College of Engineering deranked from U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Engineering Schools”

On Feb. 7, 2019 the U.S. News and World Report (USNWR) released an update on which previously ranked colleges for the 2019 year are now considered “Unranked,” due to misreporting of information by colleges....

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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”...

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 —...

UCR study shows home and rent pricing affected by presence of colleges and hospitals

The findings of a UCR research study were published last Jan. 31, which discovered that colleges and hospitals will raise and drop housing price at an above average rate. The study was led by Vagelis...

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...