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UCR School of Education secures $1 million grant
UCR receives a $1 million grant from an Inland Empire collaborative group to further its efforts to address the California teacher shortage and diversify the teacher workforce.
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Legendary actor, alumni, and philanthropic leaders to be honored at first UCR Gala
.main { margin-bottom: 0; } Cheech Marin, the popular actor, cultural icon, and arts advocate, will receive UC Riverside’s highest honor at the university’s new annual gala event.   Marin will receive the UCR Medallion in recognition of his contributions that led to the creation of The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture in downtown Riverside. 
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UC Riverside’s Zesty Citrus History

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