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Spotlights


Living the Promise of Exceptional Research: Chancellor Kim Wilcox and world-class UCR researchers share their thoughts on what “Living the Promise” means to them personally as scholars, leaders and members of the campus community.


Read more about Inland Education Collaborative Awarded $5 Million

The Federation for a Competitive Economy (FACE), a regional collaborative vision that began at UCR, has earned a $5 million Governor’s Award for Innovation in Higher Education. The Governor’s Award proposal was prepared by California State University, San Bernardino in partnership with UCR, multiple Inland Empire community colleges, school districts, governments, businesses, the Inland Empire Economic Partnership and the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership.

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Read more about How Will Plants Survive the Drought?

Sean Cutler knows that with the help of protein engineering, some plants can last even longer in a drought. The UC Riverside assistant professor’s insights are well timed, as California endures its worst drought in history. 2014 was the driest on record in the Golden State and Cutler’s research could buy some necessary time for water-starved plants. Read the story in Forbes.

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Other News at UCR Today

New Honorees Named for UCR Hall of Fame

Four former student-athletes and one team were inducted into the UC Riverside Athletics Hall of Fame on March 21.

UCR Professor Reza Aslan to Host Show

Reza Aslan will host a new CNN show called "Believer" to explore various religious rituals.

Five Students Win Sustainability Fellowships

Five winning proposals will each receive $1,500 from the UC Office of the President to complete their projects by the end of 2015.

Stress Reduction in a Video

Spring Quarter begins, and a video offers flowers, skateboarders and other sights of campus. Enjoy!

UCR Organizational Excellence Speaker Series

Tuesday, April 14
1:30-4:30 p.m.
“Implementation & Standardization of HR Systems/Processes” by Omar Reid

UCR Concert Band with High School guests

Friday, April 24
8–9:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public

Baseball v. UC Irvine

Thursday–Saturday, April 2–4
Riverside Sports Complex

Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture

Tue., April 7, 7:30–9 p.m.
“Journalism's Big Move” by Martin Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post
University Theatre

UCR Today

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