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Green is the New Black

(April 23, 2015)

These are not your father’s residence halls. Just in time for Earth Day, the latest housing addition at UC Riverside has recycled materials, all the latest water management, energy efficiency, and environmentally friendly features like American-made cabinetry.

UCR Extension is the Next Move for College Graduates

(April 23, 2015)

UCR Extension is promoting a unique opportunity for recent graduates to earn a master’s degree in as little as one year for as little as $30,000 through its Master’s Pathways program in partnership with internationally recognized universities in Europe and Australia.

Grant Funds Research on Use of Treated Wastewater on Crops

(April 23, 2015)

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem have launched a two-year study of the use of treated wastewater in agriculture, a study they hope will lead to viable and cost-effective regional water reuse policies.

Inlandia Institute to Host Community Conversation at UC Riverside

(April 22, 2015)

UC Riverside professors will join a list of panelists to discuss topics relevant to the book, “No Easy Way: Integrating Riverside Schools – A Victory for the Community,” by then School Board president Arthur L. Littleworth.

Expert Available to Talk on Avengers and Science

(April 22, 2015)

Avengers: Age of Ultron will be released May 1. Drawing on trailer and teasers, Suveen Mathaudhu, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering, has some insights on how scenes from the movie relate to science and engineering. He is available for interviews with reporters.

Freight and Sustainability Forum Set

(April 21, 2015)

On May 12, the University of California, Riverside will host a discussion with the freight industry officials, government planning leaders, community advocates and sustainability researchers on the future of goods movement in the Inland Empire.

State Panel to Address Challenges Facing Asian, Pacific Islander Undocumented Immigrants

(April 21, 2015)

The difficulties that Asian and Pacific Islander immigrants face in accessing services for undocumented residents will be the focus of a public hearing of the California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs that UC Riverside will host on April 27.

Laila Lalami Named a Pulitzer Prize Finalist

(April 20, 2015)

Laila Lalami, associate professor of creative writing, was named a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for “The Moor’s Account.”

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