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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Costo Hall referendum seeks to “empower” students

The Highlander Empowerment Student Services Referendum (HESSR), also known as the Highlander Empowerment Referendum, provides additional staff, services and resources through the Ethnic & Gender Programs at UCR. In Spring of 2015, UCR students...

ASUCR: Moore and Ayra talk with Wilcox about sexual misconduct

ASUCR held its weekly meeting last Wednesday, May 16. Here are the highlights:   Budget for next year approved … Vice President of Finance Jose Cortez-Hernandez presented a spreadsheet of the budget plan proposed by...

UCR student receives $25,000 Ford Foundation 2018 Dissertation Fellowship

UCR fourth-year bioengineering doctoral candidate Donovan Argueta, a first-generation college graduate, has received a Ford Foundation 2018 Dissertation Fellowship. The Ford Foundation aims to develop individuals to become role-models and mentors to an increasingly...

UCR research links anti-immigrant sentiment to higher mortality

Brittany Morey, a UC chancellor’s postdoctoral fellow in the School of Public Policy at UCR, published an article in the journal Social Science and Medicine, that links populations with anti-immigrant sentiment to the mortality...

Prestigious STEM fellowship awarded to eleven UCR students

The coveted National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research fellowship was awarded to 11 UCR students. Over 2,000 applicants this year were selected to receive the award out of the 12,000 students within the United...

Special election fills vacant CNAS senatorial seat

The new ASUCR senators held a special election on Tuesday May, 22 in order to determine the unfilled CNAS senatorial seat. After all 17 candidates gave two and half minute speeches and responded to...

Riverside housing market headed for a strong 2018, says UCR School of Business

A study released on May 18 by the UCR School of Business revealed that the housing market in the Inland Empire is set to experience a prosperous year in 2018. This is largely due...

Jennifer Brown to lead Undergraduate Education at UCR

Jennifer Brown, former vice provost and dean of the Graduate School at Oregon State University, has been named to lead UCR’s Office of Undergraduate Education and will join UCR on August 1. Brown received her...

News in Brief

UCR alumnus Tony Kim, 59, was among three U.S. citizens who returned on Wednesday, May 9 after being being imprisoned in North Korea during April 2017.   Kim was detained at Pyongyang airport on April...

ASUCR shows support for on-campus communities, removes stipend limit for ASPB

ASUCR held its weekly meeting last Wednesday, May 23. Here are the highlights: Acknowledgement of indigenous lands … CHASS senator Grant Nakaoka proposed that a statement be made at every meeting that recognizes...