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UCR considers controversial expansion of hazardous waste processing-facility

On March 2, UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy White is expected to vote for the approval of the controversial Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) expansion project. The plan has garnered backlash from local residents due...

UCR study explores link between moral standards and behavior

A recent study conducted by sociologists Jan E. Stets of UC Riverside and Michael J. Carter of Cal State Northridge has proposed a possible link between a person’s behavior and their moral standards. The...

Memes: The New Social Phenomenon

In an era where the Internet reigns supreme in the lives of the young adults, you see them everywhere. Just log into your Facebook or Tumblr account and you’ll see hundreds of the comic-like...

UCR among best value public colleges

The Princeton Review has recognized UC Riverside as one of the top 150 colleges in the “Best Value Colleges for 2012” list. The criteria for the list includes an examination of an educational institution’s...

UCR study explores mentality of non-tenure faculty

There is a growing dissatisfaction among full-time non-tenure track (FTNT) faculty members at colleges and universities, according to a recent study co-authored by UC Riverside Graduate School of Education Professor John S. Levin. The...

Student debt could prompt the next economic crisis

UC students, like most university and college students across the country, are continuing to take out more loans in a pattern which experts believe may result in a “debt bomb” equivalent to the mortgage...

UCR research may affect future of Alzheimer’s treatment

UC Riverside researchers’ discovery of a relationship between a protein and short-term memory could lead to new treatment of diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease. The link between the beta-arrestin protein to learning and memory...

Occupy members remove encampment

Members of Occupy UC Riverside have disbanded their tent encampment within a week of Chancellor White’s call for the removal of the tents. The tents, which were initially located next to the Bell Tower...

UCSF makes progress towards new business model

The process of reforming UC San Francisco’s (UCSF) business model has begun with the appointment of 13 leaders to serve in the “Future of UCSF” committee. The initiative, which was first announced by UCSF...

UCB professor, Ralph Nader seek to curb tuition

In an effort to prevent future tuition increases in the UC system, UC Berkeley Professor Brian Barsky and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader have worked towards creating a tuition-limiting initiative to put on the...