83.3 F
Riverside, US
Sunday, October 20, 2019

Berkeley chancellor opposes 10% cap on out-of-state enrollment

UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau is one of the first high-ranking officials to express his opposition to a proposal aimed at capping out-of-state UC enrollment at 10 percent. The proposal was introduced by California...

Polls show majority in support of Gov. Brown’s tax initiative

Recent Los Angeles Times/University of Southern California poll results revealed mixed news for Governor Brown as support for his proposed tax initiative has declined in recent months, although the proposal still retains a majority...

Year in review: news

Increased tensions in student-administrative relations and improvements to the university’s stature have dominated UC Riverside’s headlines this past year. In January, the UC Board of Regents convened for a series of meetings at UC Riverside....

ASUCR criticizes UCOP assessment fee

During the ASUCR senate meeting on May 30, the legality of the recently implemented UCOP Funding Stream Initiative was questioned by both the senate and public alike. The Initiiative enacts a 1.69 percent assessment...

News in brief

UCLA to begin innovative face transplantation program The upcoming UCLA Face Transplantation Program will be the first of its kind in the western part of the United States. In partnership with Operation Mend, the reconstructive...

$3.1 million in grants awarded to UCR’s Upward Bound Program

UC Riverside was awarded $3.1 million in grants by the U.S. Department of Education to fund the Upward Bound Program for the next five years. Established in 2002, Upward Bound provides opportunities for students...

UCR hosts early voting polls, voter registration for campus community

Approximately 65 voters from the UC Riverside community participated in last week’s early voting for the June primary election. The prospect of having future early voting opportunities was jeopardized following a low turnout, but...

UCR research shows positive link between child rearing and happiness

A series of studies conducted by researchers from UC Riverside, Stanford University and the University of British Columbia have found that parenting is associated with higher feelings of happiness and “meaning” than non-parents. The...

New UCR institute to focus on immigrants and religion

UC Riverside’s Institute for the Study of Immigrant Religions will make its debut on June 1. The center will serve as an archive for a plethora of religious information ranging from oral histories provided...

Senator proposes 10% cap on nonresident UC enrollment

California Senator Michael Rubio is proposing a constitutional amendment (SCA 22) that would entail a UC systemwide 10 percent cap on nonresident undergraduate enrollment. “Recruiting out-of-state students for the purpose of balancing the UC...