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Flocks & flocks of Birds: Campus studying electric scooter phenomena

A campus-wide group will meet this week to consider the proliferation of scooters on campus. The group will also factor more staid forms of wheeled devices, including skateboards and bicycles. This past year, campus planners, transportation officials, and police began looking at the future of how pedestrians and wheeled devices will interact on...
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MRB’s gleaming atrium, revealed

Photographs from the atrium of the new Multidisciplinary Research Building, or MRB, indicate the project is nearing completion. Campus architect Jacqueline Norman pronounces the project “on schedule, and on budget” and said MRB recently achieved the “Beneficial Occupancy” threshold, which means the building can be outfitted with fixtures and...
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UCR Today Has Become UCR News

Beginning Sept. 12, 2018, news of UC Riverside, its students, and its research, can be found on our new news site, news.ucr.edu . All 2018 stories can also be found on the new site. We hope you will enjoy the vibrant new site, which represents, among many other changes, greater recognition of campus events, student life, and athletics. Along with...
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UC Riverside Receives Diversity Award

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( www.ucr.edu ) – INSIGHT into Diversity magazine has named UC Riverside one of its 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, Award recipients. The 2018 award recognizes 96 U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. UCR and the other honorees will be...
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UC Riverside Fall 2018 Admissions Show Surge in Transfer Student Numbers

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( www.ucr.edu ) – UC Riverside has again registered big strides in meeting California’s transfer student threshold, according to numbers released July 11 by the University of California Office of the President. UCR has admitted a total of 33,218 students for fall 2018, including 24,993 freshmen and 8,225 transfer students. It’s an...
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Brian Haynes to be Appointed UCR Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) – The head of Student Affairs for California State University, San Bernardino, or CSUSB, has been named to lead the UC Riverside Student Affairs office. Brian Haynes has been vice president for Student Affairs at Cal State San Bernardino since 2013. He becomes vice chancellor for Student Affairs at UCR effective Aug....
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Forum Will Explore Media Challenges for Junior Faculty

A Thursday, March 1 forum open to faculty, staff, and students will explore the unique challenges junior faculty members face in establishing a media presence. The forum is from 12:30-2 p.m. in HMNSS 1500, and includes lunch. Seating is limited to the first 50 people, and you may register for the event at EventBrite.com . Panelists will share...
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UCR's First Family Makes New Commitment to Support Students

Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox and his wife, Diane Del Buono, have announced they will renew their support of the campus with a $100,000 pledge. This commitment follows a previous $100,000 gift the couple made in 2014 to create an endowed Chancellor’s Research Fellowship. Recognizing the dynamic and challenging environment facing the nation and higher...
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