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Sometimes instead of providing someone to comment on the news, UC Riverside makes the news. Our events and milestones may be UCR centered sometimes, but other times may offer clues to larger trends in higher education or world events.

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Exclusionary Rhetoric Prompts Seismic Shift in Political Support Among Asian Americans

(May 27, 2016)

Politicians who persist in using divisive rhetoric, particularly anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim sentiment, risk alienating an increasingly influential voting population – Asian American voters.

UC Riverside Invites Public to Southwest Regional Economic Forecast

(May 27, 2016)

Christopher Thornberg, director of the School of Business Administration Center for Economic Forecasting and Development at the University of California, Riverside will be a keynote speaker at the 2016 Southwest Regional Economic Forecast, set for Wednesday, June 8 at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula.

Business School Names Executive Fellows

(May 25, 2016)

The University of California, Riverside School of Business Administration has named Victor Tolan and Patricia Watters its Executive Fellows for the 2016-17 school year.

Unruly Bodies: Dismantling Larry Clark’s Tulsa

(May 24, 2016)

A group of art history and public history students at the University of California, Riverside will unveil a new exhibition at the California Museum of Photography (CMP) at UCR ARTSblock called “Unruly Bodies: Dismantling Larry Clark’s Tulsa.” The exhibition will open with a reception at CMP on Thursday, June 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

The Huntington and UC Riverside Name First Two Faculty Fellows for Program to Boost Humanities

(May 23, 2016)

The Huntington and UC Riverside have named the two inaugural fellows for their highly competitive collaborative Program for the Advancement of the Humanities—a partnership that serves as a national model for supporting the future of the humanities.

60 Seconds to Impact Voter Turnout

(May 23, 2016)

The Palm Springs International ShortFest and UC Riverside are collaborating on a unique film competition aimed to improving voter turnout. The submission deadline is June 10.

New Exhibition Celebrates Life and Work of Past UC Riverside Chancellor Tomás Rivera

(May 23, 2016)

The University of California, Riverside Library has unveiled its newest exhibition, “Tomás Rivera: UCR and Higher Education Retrospective/Una Retrospectiva Sobre UCR y Educación Superior.” The exhibition is located in Special Collections & University Archives on the fourth floor of Rivera Library.

Expanding Citrus Research in Riverside

(May 23, 2016)

"Save R' Citrus" is a citrus research partnership between the University of California, Riverside and the California Citrus Research Foundation that aims to protect California's $2.2 billion citrus industry from Huanglongbing, also known as citrus greening disease. The California Citrus Research Foundation will build a biosafety-level 3 plant facility in Riverside that will utilize UC Riverside's expertise in citrus pests, diseases and breeding.

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