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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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Walk Riverside Research Results Reviewed

(September 16, 2014)

UC Riverside researchers will present results from walkability surveys and traffic analyses in Riverside’s Arlington and Ramona neighborhoods and solicit feedback from residents at a community meeting on Sept. 23.

UC Riverside Part of University Innovation Alliance to Improve Student Success Rates

(September 15, 2014)

UC Riverside today joins 10 other major public research universities and six national foundations in announcing the University Innovation Alliance, which was founded to identify and share best-practices in degree attainment programs for low-income and minority students. UCR is the only California-based institution included in the mix.

Nobel Laureate to Give Talk at UC Riverside

(September 12, 2014)

Randy Schekman, a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, will give the keynote address on Sept. 24 at the Riverside Postdoctoral Association Symposium 2014.

Reza Aslan to Speak at Riverside Art Museum

(September 11, 2014)

Reza Aslan will discuss “The Jesus of History & the Christ of Faith” on Sept. 22 at the Riverside Art Museum.

Play the LA River Launches 51 Weeks and 51 Miles of Civic Engagement

(September 11, 2014)

Play the LA River will launch a 51-week initiative aimed at encouraging Los Angeles-area residents to enjoy the 51-mile-long Los Angeles River.

Cyberbullying Increases As Students Grow Older

(September 10, 2014)

As students’ age they are verbally and physically bullied less but cyberbullied more, non-native English speakers are not bullied more often than native English speakers and bullying increases as students’ transition from elementary to middle school.

Field Day to Focus on Turfgrass

(September 9, 2014)

Turfgrass Field Day is set for Sept. 11 at UC Riverside.

U.S. News and World Report Survey Ranks UCR 113th Overall; Earns “Great Schools, Great Prices” Recognition

(September 8, 2014)

The University of California, Riverside has been ranked in a tie for 113th overall among national universities and has been included on the list of the 50 "Great Schools, Great Prices" in the annual U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges Guide, which was released on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.

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