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UCR Medical School aims for 2013 opening

UC Riverside officials will be re-seeking accreditation for the UCR Medical School after obtaining significant financial commitments from the county and the UC Office of the President (UCOP). If the accreditation attempt is successful,...

Court favors release of UC Davis task force report, but without officer names

On March 28, an Alameda County Superior Court Judge disagreed with the Federated University Police Officers Association in regards to blacking out parts of the report on last November’s pepper-spray incident at UC Davis....

Court order postpones release of UC Davis task force report

The Alameda Superior Court has permitted a restraining order which will temporarily suspend the release of the UC Davis task force report regarding the Nov. 18 pepper-spray incident. The request came from the attorneys...

UCR research on surveillance aims to improve security

A new study on surveillance cameras conducted by researchers at UC Riverside may help streamline the efficiency of surveillance systems at a time when defense and monitoring has become a prominent issue in the...

Sociologist Robert Nash Parker deems three-strikes law outdated

UC Riverside Professor of Sociology Robert Nash Parker has released research findings in which he asserts the failure of California’s three-strikes law in deterring crime. The three-strikes law, which imposes stricter sentences for individuals...

ASUCR update

During last week’s ASUCR senate meeting on March 8, ASUCR President Stephen Lee announced that a resolution would be made in condemnation of the defacement of the Israeli flag. “It jeopardizes a lot of...

UCR Chancellor White hosts town hall meeting

Last week UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy White hosted his quarterly town hall meeting to address leadership transitions, issues regarding the general fund budget outlook, the learning environment on campus and the progress on UCR...

Israeli flag defacement alarms UC Riverside community

The defacement of the Israeli flag at UC Riverside, along with the heckling of an Israeli solder’s speech at UC Davis, has prompted swift denunciations from university leaders including UC President Mark Yudof and...

Wealthier more likely to act unethically, UC Berkeley researchers find

Rich people are more likely than poor folks to commit unethical acts, according to a study by researchers in the department of psychology at UC Berkeley. The team, consisting of Paul K. Piff, Daniel M....

UC Berkeley releases new protest guidelines

New protest response guidelines have been released at UC Berkeley in the midst of ongoing demonstrations aimed at the state’s disinvestment in higher education. The recently witnessed events, including the pepper-spray incident at UC...