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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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UCR Librarians Present “Eye of Witness” Poetry Reading May 14

(April 24, 2014)

Internationally known poet Jerome Rothenberg and John Bloomberg-Rissman will read selections from their work in a May 14 event at the University of California, Riverside, with introductions by California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.

Planned Psychiatry Residency Training Program Receives Accreditation

(April 24, 2014)

A new residency training program in psychiatry, a partnership between the UCR School of Medicine and the Riverside County Department of Mental Health, has received accreditation and plans to accept its first class of four residents in the four-year training program this July.

How Loss of Managed Honeybees and Native Pollinators Impact Food Production

(April 24, 2014)

Conservation biologist Claire Kremen will give the Jane Block Distinguished Lecture in Conservation Biology at UC Riverside on May 5.

Newport Beach Film Festival to Premiere Theater Professor’s Film April 29

(April 23, 2014)

The latest film by UC Riverside playwright/screenwriter/director Charles Evered, “Out,” will premiere April 29 at the Newport Beach Film Festival. A second new work, a short play titled “Knock Knock,” will premiere in London in June.

Federal Funding to UC Riverside Up by $8 Million in 12 Months

(April 23, 2014)

Federal funding to UC Riverside has increased by $8 million in 12 months.

UC Riverside to Hold Investiture Ceremony for Chancellor Wilcox Thursday, April 24

(April 22, 2014)

UC Riverside Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox will receive the Chancellor Medal in an investiture ceremony at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 24 at the Student Recreation Center, in front of about 1,000 people, including guests from around the University of California system and other national academic institutions. Watch the Webcast here: http://new.livestream.com/accounts/7118664/UC-Riverside

Asian American-Pacific Islander Report Series Launched

(April 22, 2014)

The Center for American Progress will introduce a new report series, “The State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders,” which will include research and analysis from AAPI Data, a project at UC Riverside, on Wednesday, April 23.

New Solar Tables Give UCR Students a Place to Recharge

(April 22, 2014)

It is now a little bit easier for students at the University of California, Riverside to find some place to plug in and charge their phones and laptops, as 13 new, environmentally-friendly solar charging stations that double as canopied, café-style tables, have been installed this week at sites across the campus.

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