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Friday, May 14, 2021

CA women continue to make progress

A recent university study has found that California women have made significant strides in many areas, particularly in the field of education, where they are obtaining degrees at a higher rate than men. The...

UCR engineer seeks alternative use for cellphones

Nosang Myung, professor and chair of UC Riverside’s department of chemical and environmental engineering, is seeking ways to enable mobile devices to detect airborne substances and chemical properties. Myung has teamed up with Innovation...

UC Davis task force report critical of police, campus officials

The much-anticipated UC Davis task force report was released last week in an evaluation that is highly critical of the UC Davis administration and police authorities. The report, led by former California Supreme Court...

UC Health contributed $3.3 billion in services for 2011

University of California Health has estimated that the monetary value of all of its services in 2011 amounts to nearly $3.3 billion. Through its numerous medical centers across California, UC Health provides vital services...

Arrests made, tax initiative discussed at UC regents meeting

On March 28, the UC Board of Regents gathered at the UCSF Mission Bay for a three-day meeting to discuss the framework of a multi-year funding plan with the state to provide financial stability...

Study criticizes UC faculty for advocating political activism

A recent study has drawn controversy over claims that the alleged leftist leanings of UC professors has undermined the quality of education. The study, conducted by the California Association of Scholars, argues that UC...

ASUCR update

During last week’s ASUCR meeting on April 4, the ASUCR board approved, by majority vote, changes to the ASUCR Constitution, an ASPB referendum and a UCR Theatre referendum. All three items will be on...

California colleges may begin gauging size of LGBT community

California state colleges and universities may soon be asking students about their sexual orientation on application forms as part of an effort to determine whether campuses are thoroughly servings its student populations. The move has...

UCR professor sworn in as California Poet Laureate

UC Riverside Professor Juan Felipe Herrera will be California’s first Hispanic Poet Laureate, upon senate confirmation. On March 21, California Governor Jerry Brown appointed Herrera, whose work focuses on the Chicano experience—a subject that...

UCR mourns loss of Colin Roche, 26

On March 28, UC Riverside student Colin Roche passed away due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Roche was 26 years old and was in his first year at UC Riverside after having...