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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Chancellor Kim Wilcox holds first town hall

On Oct. 8, Chancellor Kim Wilcox hosted his first town hall meeting at the University Theatre to share his vision and plans for leading the university onwardwith the UCR community. He also engaged in...

Campus welcomes Chancellor Conoley

The sounds of Scottish bagpipes issued a warm Highlander welcome to UCR’s newest chancellor, Jane Close Conoley, as she took the stage at her welcome reception on Jan. 11. Held in the University Theater,...

Interview with Chancellor White

The morning following the announcement that he will be leaving the University of California, Riverside to head the California State University system, Chancellor Timothy White sat down with Highlander Editor-in-Chief Chris LoCascio and News...

PASSED AND SHREDDED

Held under the premise of a secret ballot vote, ASUCR senators voted on a series of controversial resolutions including one to end funding to companies accused of supporting apartheid, particularly in Israel. The legality...

Professor publishes article documenting gay purges

Associate professor at UCR’s Graduate School of Education, Margaret Nash, co-authored with Jennifer Silverman, associate registrar at the University of La Verne, recently published an article in the journal History of Higher Education Quarterly...

Highlander Newsroom 04/15/15

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we discuss the ASUCR elections, talk about ways students can save water after California Governor Jerry Brown's drought announcement, and get excited over this year's Spring Splash lineup. Be...

Chancellor’s Convocation welcomes incoming Highlanders

The 2012-2013 New Student Convocation commenced on Sept. 24, with the arrival of over 3,000 attendees consisting of incoming undergraduates, faculty members, administrators and representatives from student organizations. Taking place as part of UCR’s...

Grant to help women leaders in higher education

UCR Professor of Anthropology and Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Excellence Yolanda Moses has been awarded a $346,500 grant from the Ford Foundation to address the lack of women in leadership roles...

ONE SPOT OPEN ON THE JUDICIAL BRANCH

Senators debate whether to give the Judicial Branch the power of impeachment and face allegations of misconduct and discrimination by an unappointed Judicial Branch candidate. Members of ASUCR unanimously approved a revised Elections Code bylaw...

STEM high school to be built on campus

UCR plans on constructing a new STEM-focused magnet high school on its campus in conjunction with the Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) which will allow about 800 high school students to utilize UC facilities...