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UCR Presents Lecture Series to Offer Four Events During Spring ’14

(April 15, 2014)

The UC Riverside Presents Lecture Series continues in spring quarter 2014 with four impressive presentations that are dedicated to sharing the stories of unique individuals to the Riverside community. The lectures, which will be held in University Theatre, are free and open to the public. Free parking will be available in Lot 6 for each event.

Turning Harmful Gas into Valuable Fuels, Chemicals

(April 15, 2014)

A University of California, Riverside researcher is leading a team that won a nearly $500,000 grant to study a process that transforms harmful greenhouse gas emissions into valuable fuels and chemicals by using a unique catalyst.

Free Screening of “Girl Rising” Scheduled for Thursday, April 24

(April 15, 2014)

The University of California, Riverside's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will present the groundbreaking documentary "Girl Rising," which shows how educating girls and young women in the developing world can transform families, communities and countries while breaking the cycle of poverty.

Remembering Lives Lost

(April 15, 2014)

California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, a professor of creative writing at UC Riverside, has written two poems in memory of those killed in the Northern California bus crash and in the shootings at a Kansas City Jewish community center and retirement community.

What Does Past Global Warming Teach Us?

(April 15, 2014)

Biologist Scott L. Wing will give a talk titled “Global Warming 36 Million Years Ago: What It Means for Us” at UC Riverside on April 23.

Unity Poem Project Submissions Deadline is July 1

(April 15, 2014)

The deadline to submit lines of poetry to "The Most Incredible & Biggest Poem on Unity in the World" is July 1.

Orbach to Return to UC Riverside to Present on Development of Clean Energy

(April 14, 2014)

Raymond L. Orbach, former UC Riverside chancellor and undersecretary for science at the U.S. Department of Energy during the George W. Bush administration, will return to campus on Friday, April 25, 2014 for a presentation about developing clean energy and the importance of international partnerships to make that happen as part of the UCR School of Public Policy Seminar Series.

Driven to High-energy Excellence

(April 14, 2014)

UC Riverside undergraduate Connor Richards has won a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, considered by many to be the most prestigious undergraduate award given in the sciences.

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