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Project Launch Celebration for Multidisciplinary Research Building Set for Oct. 6

(September 19, 2014)

The project launch celebration for the proposed Multidisciplinary Research Building at UCR will be held on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in UCR Parking Lot 10. The Multidisciplinary Research Building will provide office and research space for some of the 650 ladder-rank faculty currently on campus and the 300 new faculty members that Wilcox announced would be added over the next five years.

Project Launched to Study Evolutionary History of Fungi

(September 19, 2014)

UC Riverside is one of 11 collaborating institutions that have been funded a total of $2.5 million by the National Science Foundation for a project focused on studying zygomycetes – ancient lineages of fungi.

UCR Writers Nominated for National Book Awards

(September 19, 2014)

Jane Smiley and Fred Moten have been nominated for prestigious National Book Awards in Fiction and Poetry.

Scottish Independence Vote Experts Available

(September 19, 2014)

Two internationally known scholars in economics and political science at the University of California, Riverside are available to comment on Thursday’s vote by Scottish voters to remain a part of the United Kingdom.

Oct. 1 Lecture to Address Ukraine Crisis and Post-Cold War Politics

(September 18, 2014)

UC Riverside provost and political scientist Paul D’Anieri will discuss “Anarchy in [the] Ukraine: How Ukraine’s Crisis Represents ‘Post-Post-Cold War’ Politics” in a lecture Oct. 1.

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 joined 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.

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