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Living the Promise: UCR Associate Professor, Seema Tiwari-Woodruff’s research supports the development of a drug compound to battle multiple sclerosis — a disease in which the immune system attacks the central nervous system, breaking down the protective cover coating the axons of nerve fibers in the brain and spinal cord.


Read more about Framework for Revised Undergraduate Experience Survey Developed at UCR

Launched this spring, the revised version of the University of California’s Undergraduate Experience Survey (UCUES) broadens how universities measure their contributions to student development by placing more emphasis on experiences that occur outside the classroom. The survey is administered to students at the nine UC campuses offering undergraduate programs. It is also given to students at 15 other Association of American Universities (AAU) members and 11 international partners.

Read more about Framework for Revised Undergraduate Experience Survey Developed at UCR


Read more about Food Waste Expert Jonathan Bloom to Speak at UCR

Today, UCR recycles 100 percent of its cooking oils and composts more than 250 tons of discarded food, tumbling it dry in a giant dehydrator so it can feed the soil at the campus R Garden, said John Cook, UCR’s director of sustainability. Those are just two of the many programs UCR has launched to reduce food waste on campus. It’s also raising awareness about the issue with speakers sponsored by the UC Global Food Initiative, such as food waste expert Jonathan Bloom, who is coming to UCR.

Read more about Food Waste Expert Jonathan Bloom to Speak at UCR

Other News at UCR Today

Two Selected for USAID Fellowships

Two UCR graduate students tackle international development projects, working on cacao farming and safer air.

Scholarship Honors Police Officer Who Was Shot

Riverside Police Officer Andrew Tachias credits part of his recovery to mental toughness he developed as a runner at UCR.

UCR Historian Honored for Diversity Work

The City of Riverside names a diversity award for Professor Carlos Cortés.

Bernd Magnus Memorial Conference

Saturday, February 13
1–5:30 p.m.
Humanities & Social Sciences Building 1500
Conference in honor of Bernd Magnus, internationally known Nietzsche scholar, former professor of philosophy at UCR and founding director of the Center for Ideas and Society

Western Society 18th Century Studies Conference

February 12-13
Arts Building Performance Lab, ARTS 166/CHASS Interdisciplinary Building
Conference focuses on the theme of “Encounter(s)” ranging from the political to the intimate and from commerce and migration to literary and artistic.

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