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Read more about TEDx Event in Riverside Oct. 16

A wide-array of speakers, including a pair of prominent UCR alumni, are scheduled to speak at TEDxRiverside on October 16 at the Fox Performing Arts Center in downtown Riverside. Nobel Laureate Richard Schrock (’67) and Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist Steve Breen (’92) highlight the speaking roster that includes Grammy Award-winning Melissa Manchester, San Bernardino-based animatronics guru Garner Holt, former NFL player Kermit Alexander, and Gordon Bourns, chairman and CEO of Bourns, Inc.

Read more about TEDx Event in Riverside Oct. 16

Read more about The School Year Begins

The 2014–15 academic year gets underway with the first day of classes on Thursday, Oct. 2. The campus will come to life beginning on Monday Sept. 29 with a series of events as part of the annual Highlander Welcome, a two-week long series of events that help kick off the school year. Find out about Block Party, Convocation, a Unity Poetry Festival and more.

Read more about The School Year Begins

Other News at UCR Today

Hold On, Tiger Mom

Research refutes the idea that the traditional, strict “Chinese” upbringing, advocated for in the book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, is superior.

New Field Poll Surveys California Voters

National Asian American Survey finds across-the-board support among increasingly diverse electorate. UCR's Karthick Ramakrishnan is one of the researchers.

Free STEM Workshop for Teachers

Registration is now open for teachers in the Inland Empire who want to participate in the STEP Conference on October 15. Pam Clute is the facilitator.

Unity Poem Fiesta

Thursday, October 9
Free food, art, poetry activities, music and dance performances


Thursday, October 16
Fox Performing Arts Center

Santa Ana River Cleanup Day

Saturday, October 4
8 a.m.–12 p.m.

Men's Soccer v. Cal Poly

Thursday, October 9
8 p.m.
UC Riverside Soccer Stadium

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