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Meet the Artist: 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award winner Shola Lynch is an award-winning filmmaker. She has written and directed for CNN, ESPN, HBO Sports and PBS. Her first independent documentary, Chisholm ’72 – Unbought & Unbossed which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, won a Peabody Award and has since become classic.


Read more about UCR Announces New ARTSblock Director: Sheila Bergman

Sheila Bergman, who has more than 25 years of experience in non-profit management and fundraising, has been named the Executive Director of UCR’s ARTSblock. She will start on Feb. 6. “Sheila brings an impressive record of accomplishment in leading arts programming and education at all levels with a vision for the future of ARTSblock,” said Milagros Pen͂a, dean of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.

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Read more about Science Lecture Series Kicks Off Dec. 8

The 2016-17 University of California, Riverside Science Lecture Series kicks off Dec. 8 with a talk from a UCR astronomer about our cosmic origins. There is also a panel discussion featuring professors of creative writing, philosophy, and history and an Argentine Jesuit priest and astronomer who is the former director of the Vatican Observatory. Each lecture will be followed by a special activity, a telescope viewing, and a hands-on science experience.

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Living the Promise: The Campaign for UC Riverside

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The Truth About Young Immigrants and DACA

UC President Janet Napolitano writes in the New York Times about the importance of protecting undocumented students who were brought to the United States as children.

Endowed Chairs: Stepping Stones to Success

Eighteen endowed chairs have been created at UCR in the past three years.

Robert Herschler, UCR’s Longtime Registrar, Dies a

His 30-year career included stints as UCR ombudsman, history teacher, and co-founding DJ of KUCR’s enduring Jazz Tuesday program

Halting Mosquitoes on Continental Scale

Researchers have solved key problems involving using gene drive technology to stop spread of disease-carrying mosquitoes

UCR Men's Basketball v. Montana

Sat. December 17
5 p.m.
Student Rec Center

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