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UC will pay nearly $1 million to pepper-sprayed protesters in settlement

In the aftermath of last November's pepper-spraying incident at UC Davis, the University of California has agreed to pay nearly $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the afflicted protesters. On Nov. 18, 2011,...

News In Brief

  UC Berkeley selects new chancellor Last March, Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau announced that he would step down as chancellor of UC Berkeley. After his announcement, an advisory committee consisting of UC faculty, students, regents, alumni...

$250,000 grant awarded to fund bibliographical research project

The UCR Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research (CBSR) has received a grant of $250,000 from the Institute for Museum and Library Services. The award is dedicated to the Un Catalogo Colectivo de Impresos...

Agenda preview of the 2013 November UC Board of Regents meeting

The UC Board of Regents meeting is convening from Nov.12-14 at the UC San Francisco Mission Bay. Here are a few highlights to look forward to this week: UC Student Association President Kareem Aref plans...

UCR hosts discussion on ISIS and the consequences of cultural destruction

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, the UCR Global Issues Forum and Middle Eastern Student Center hosted an event titled, “ISIS and Cultural Destruction.” The event, which was held in HUB 302N and began at 4...

UC president honors UC Haiti Initiative with leadership award

The UC Haiti Initiative (UCHI), a program started in response to the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated the Caribbean country in 2010, was awarded the 2012 UC President’s Award for Outstanding Student Leadership during...

White House announces student debt relief measures

In the wake of colleges across the country finishing their graduating ceremonies, President Barack Obama has announced a set of measures intended to reduce the record levels of student loan debt, including additional plans...

Inland Education Collaborative awarded $5 million

An Inland Empire collaborative has been selected to receive a $5 million Governor’s Award for Innovation in Higher Education, the maximum amount possible. The Federation for a Competitive Economy (FACE), whose plan went up...

67 elections violations reported by ASUCR judicial branch

ASUCR justices reported that 67 elections violations took place during this year’s ASUCR elections and over 30 strikes were handed out, according to Chief Justice of the Judicial Branch Davion Rowles. Most violations and...

UCR researchers discover galaxy cluster

UCR physics and astronomy professor Gillian Wilson, along with graduate students Andrew DeGroot and Ryan Foltz have helped discover a galaxy cluster — regions of space which contain hundreds of galaxies — with researchers...