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Meet the Inaugural Class: The inaugural class of the UC Riverside School of Medicine graduated and took their first Hippocratic Oath on June 9, 2017. These are some of the highlights from this momentous occasion.


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The 2017 graduates had many victories to celebrate at UCR. More than 5,700 students were expected to graduate, and nearly 4,700 students were expected to participate in UCR’s 63rd commencement. Among some of the highlights during this year’s commencements were the School of Medicine, School of Public Policy, as well as African Student Programs and Chicano Student Programs, who each celebrated their 45th year anniversary on campus. Enjoy this year's multiple graduations via photos and video.

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Read more about Deadly Beetle Threatens Palm Trees

A palm tree-killing insect that is already established in southern San Diego County in California could spread elsewhere, warns an entomologist at the University of California, Riverside.The beetle, called the South American palm weevil, threatens California’s Canary Island date palms – these are palms that have the top region pruned to look like a pineapple – and date-growing gardens in the desert. It is native to parts of Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean.

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Living the Promise: The Campaign for UC Riverside

Other News at UCR Today

Entomologist Named a Pew Scholar

Naoki Yamanaka, the first UCR researcher to receive the honor, is one of only 22 early-career researchers that make up this year’s scholars.

UCR Undergraduate Students Win Prestigious Awards

Fourteen UCR students have been honored with prestigious national awards during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Revamped UCR ‘Accelerator’ Names New Director

Taj Ahmad Eldridge named the new director of the ExCITE Accelerator at UCR.

Major Jump in Inland Empire Building Activity

UCR School of Business analysis finds the demand for single-family homes in the Inland Empire has fueled the strongest building activity in nearly a decade.

Film Screening: Kedi

Saturday, Jun. 24
7 p.m.
Culver Center of the Arts

Track & Field Junior/Senior Nationals

June 22–25
10:00 a.m.

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