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Regents Approve Long-term Stability Plan for Tuition and Financial Aid

(November 20, 2014)

The University of California Board of Regents approved today (Nov. 20) a five-year plan for low, predictable tuition that, together with modest state funds, would allow UC to enroll more California students, maintain the university's strong financial aid program and invest in educational quality. The plan authorizes UC to increase tuition by up to 5 percent per year through 2019-20, an amount that could be reduced or eliminated entirely if the state provides sufficient revenue. The full board approved the plan on a 13-7 vote. At Wednesday's (Nov. 19) meeting, the Regents Long-Range Financial Plan Committee approved the plan on a 7-2 vote, with Gov. Jerry Brown and student regent Sadia Saifuddin voting against it.

Breakthrough in Managing Yellow Fever Disease

(November 20, 2014)

A UC Riverside-led research team has determined that the yellow fever virus, a hemorrhagic fever virus, replicates primarily in the liver.

It’s Filamentary: How Galaxies Evolve in the Cosmic Web

(November 20, 2014)

A UC Riverside-led research team highlight for the first time the role of the cosmic web on the evolution of galaxies that took place in the distant universe, a few billion years after the Big Bang.

Seminars to Address City Management Challenges, Need for Regional Collaboration

(November 17, 2014)

Two seminars presented in early December by the School of Public Policy will address challenges facing city managers and the need for regional collaboration to achieve common goals.

“The Things Money Can’t Buy”

(November 14, 2014)

The new season of the UCR Center for Ideas and Society lecture series in the Coachella Valley begins Tuesday, Nov. 18, at UCR Palm Desert on the topic democracy.

UCR Business School Receives $2.5 Million Gift

(November 14, 2014)

The A. Gary Anderson Family Foundation announced Thursday it is giving $2.5 million to the University of California, Riverside School of Business Administration to create three endowed chairs for faculty members and provide scholarships for graduate students from Inland Southern California.

Nietzsche Scholar Bernd Magnus Dies

(November 12, 2014)

Bernd Magnus, professor emeritus of philosophy, died Nov. 3 at the age of 76. A survivor of the Holocaust, he was a leading scholar of Friedrich Nietzsche.

Robert Calfee, Former Education School Dean, Dies at 81

(November 12, 2014)

Robert Chilton Calfee, former dean of the University of California, Riverside, Graduate School of Education, died Oct. 24 at his home in Stanford, CA. The cause of death was stomach cancer. He was 81.

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