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Business School Names Executive Fellows

(May 27, 2015)

The University of California, Riverside School of Business Administration has named Robert Stapleton and Tobin Sloane its Executive Fellows for the 2015-16 school year.

Public Talk to Discuss Sugar Aversion in Cockroaches

(May 27, 2015)

Coby Schal, an international expert in urban entomology, will give the 2015 Alfred M. Boyce Lecture at UC Riverside on June 1 on the topic of cockroaches, specifically their aversion to sugar.

Public Hearing on Student Diversity Set at UC Riverside on Friday, May 29

(May 26, 2015)

The California Assembly Committee on Higher Education will hold a public hearing from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Friday, May 29 on UC Riverside’s diversity, and initiatives to serve low-income, first-generation undergraduate students.

Turning Dry Milk and Rice Husks into Homes

(May 26, 2015)

A team of students from the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering recently won two awards at an international design competition for a material composed of rice husks that they created as a less costly, more environmentally friendly and termite resistant alternative to particleboard.

Italian Photographer’s Exhibition at CMP/ARTSblock Explores Middle East Conflict, Displacement

(May 22, 2015)

The cycle of history behind the continuing violence, conflict, and displacement in the Middle East is the subject of Italian photographer Massimiliano Gatti’s first American exhibition, which opens at CMP/ARTSblock on May 30 and continues through Sept. 5.

Research Journal about Latin America Expands Digital Presence

(May 22, 2015)

Latin American Perspectives, a bimonthly journal now in its 43rd year, is reaching out with a new website and expansion of social media.

NRDC Official to Discuss Environmental Advocacy

(May 21, 2015)

Joel Reynolds, western director of the Natural Resources Defense Council, will discuss “The New Environmental Advocacy: How NRDC Is Winning in the 21st Century” at UC Riverside on May 27.

So a Doctor Walks into the Examining Room …

(May 21, 2015)

Cartoonists, scholars and health-care practitioners from the U.S., Canada, Australia, Korea, Germany and the United Kingdom will gather at UC Riverside July 16-18 for the 6th International Comics and Medicine Conference.

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