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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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...

UCR promotes minority student access to STEM fields

With funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), UC Riverside has bestowed a $30,000 stipend and a full-ride scholarship to nine UC Riverside graduate students enrolled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs....

Revenue from cigarette tax could yield billions

According to a UC San Francisco (UCSF) study, a new statewide ballot initiative which aims to increase the cigarette tax may lead to a creation of 12,000 jobs and $1.9 billion in new economic...

Chancellor calls for removal of Occupy tents

UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy White has called for the removal of the Occupy Movement’s on-campus tent encampment. “The encampment on our campus is not sustainable, for reasons of public safety, health, practicality, and law,”...