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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

UCLA mechanical and aerospace engineer appointed as BCOE dean

Two years have passed since BCOE was assigned an interim dean, but now, an engineering professor from UCLA has been named the new official dean of the college. On Wednesday, April 4, Christopher S....

Gov. Jerry Brown taps legislative affairs secretary as final UC regent

Gov. Jerry Brown appointed legislative affairs secretary Gareth Elliott to the UC Board of Regents on Jan. 2. The Democrat and West Sacramento resident is the final addition to the 26-member governing body, with...

UCR participates in worldwide earthquake drill

UCR students, faculty and staff were part of an estimated 9.6 million Californians who participated in the sixth annual Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill on the morning of Oct. 17. Organized by the Earthquake...

Transparency, organization of R’Gear draws criticism

As ASUCR’s R’Gear initiative draws to a close, controversies have surfaced regarding what has been perceived as poor organization, a lack of transparency and questionable labor practices in the student government’s effort to boost...

ASUCR bans laptop campaigning

The ASUCR Senate meeting on Feb. 9 witnessed the passage of a resolution that bans the use of laptops during ASUCR senator elections and the selection of a new elections chair. The use of laptop...

UCR launches sustainability major

The Department of Gender and Sexuality studies at UCR will launch a bachelor of science degree program for sustainability studies in fall. The program will focus on social and environmental justice issues such as...

Obama addresses affordability of college

President Obama has increasingly focused on higher education in recent remarks during college visits and in the State of the Union Address. Highlighted agenda items include a “Race to the Top” initiative to improve...

News in Brief for the week of 16 May 2017

  Students for Justice in Palestine erect mock “apartheid wall” near HUB to bring attention to Palestinian conflict By: Evan Ismail, SSW On Tuesday, May 9, the on-campus student organization Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) erected...

New program to research, address poverty issues

UCR’s School of Public Policy will be launching the Blum Poverty Initiative on Global and Regional Poverty in the fall of 2015. The brainchild of former Chairman of the UC Board of Regents Richard...

Lift-ed out of homelessness

By: Andreas Rauch, SSW and Vivian Lee, SW Combating homelessness has occupied an important place in the city of Riverside’s recent history. Since 2003, various city agencies have established an array of programs to address...