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UCR updates campus printing and supply services

Campus Business Service Director Michael Clemons announced the recent renovations to printing and campus supply services at UCR, and spoke with the Highlander in an email interview on what the renovations entailed. With regard to...

ASUCR discusses textbook accessibility, votes to place referenda on ballot

ASUCR held its second meeting of the quarter last Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 6:33 p.m. The meeting opened up with UCR Director of Campus Business Services Michael Clemmons and UCR Bookstore Manager Tabitha Rosser,...

Riverside-area legislator aims to double attendance at UC Riverside School of Medicine Subtitle: State...

On Wednesday, Jan. 9, State Senator for the 31st District Richard Roth announced Senate Bill 56, which requests $80 million for “the construction of a new University of California, Riverside School of Medicine facility”...

UC chancellors unanimously condemn boycott of Israel

On Dec. 13, 2018, the chancellors of all 10 University of California campuses released and signed a statement condemning academic boycotts of Israeli scholars and institutions of higher education. The boycott would hinder students...

UCR’s Robert Rosenthal retires following 50th anniversary of “Pygmalion” research

Dr. Robert Rosenthal, a distinguished professor of psychology at UCR, will be completing his final year of formal instruction after the conclusion of an autobiographical course titled “Seminar in Social Psychology.” He held the...

Gerry Bomotti named new vice chancellor for Business and Administrative Services

According to a schoolwide email sent Jan. 7 by Chancellor Kim Wilcox, the search to fill the position of vice chancellor for business and administrative services (BAS) has ended. Set to fill that position...

Vice chancellor for Research and Economic Development to retire in April

After a long and successful career, Dr. Michael J. Pazzani, professor of computer science, will retire from his role as vice chancellor for research and economic development this April but will continue his research...

UCR professor presents an optimistic forecast for the future of higher education in America

In an article titled “Is this the Golden Age for Higher Education?” recently published in the Chronicle for Higher Education, Dr. Stephen Brint, a professor of sociology and public policy at UC Riverside, argues...

Highlander Perks dining plan pushed back to fall 2019 due to technical considerations

The Highlander Perks dining plan was intended to be implemented in fall 2018 but, due to technical considerations, the dining plan has been pushed back to begin in fall 2019. The new project from...

ASUCR passes resolution to house victims of the California wildfires

On Wed. Jan. 9, ASUCR passed the senate resolution “Providing Assistance to Wildfire Victims” which calls on the UCR administration to house victims of the recent California wildfires. In an interview with the Highlander,...