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Italian Photographer’s Exhibition at CMP/ARTSblock Explores Middle East Conflict, Displacement

(May 22, 2015)

The cycle of history behind the continuing violence, conflict, and displacement in the Middle East is the subject of Italian photographer Massimiliano Gatti’s first American exhibition, which opens at CMP/ARTSblock on May 30 and continues through Sept. 5.

Research Journal about Latin America Expands Digital Presence

(May 22, 2015)

Latin American Perspectives, a bimonthly journal now in its 43rd year, is reaching out with a new website and expansion of social media.

NRDC Official to Discuss Environmental Advocacy

(May 21, 2015)

Joel Reynolds, western director of the Natural Resources Defense Council, will discuss “The New Environmental Advocacy: How NRDC Is Winning in the 21st Century” at UC Riverside on May 27.

So a Doctor Walks into the Examining Room …

(May 21, 2015)

Cartoonists, scholars and health-care practitioners from the U.S., Canada, Australia, Korea, Germany and the United Kingdom will gather at UC Riverside July 16-18 for the 6th International Comics and Medicine Conference.

ABC Picks Up TV Series Developed by UCR Scholars

(May 19, 2015)

A television drama developed by Robin Russin and Reza Aslan, professors in the M.F.A. in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts program, will air on ABC this fall.

Celebrating 25 Years of Engineering at UC Riverside

(May 19, 2015)

The University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering celebrated its 25 anniversary May 16 with an event that honored several prominent supporters of the college, former chancellors of the university and long-time employees of the college.

UC Riverside Extension Offers Summer STEM Programs for Grades 3-8

(May 18, 2015)

Keep your high-achieving and motivated children engaged this summer by exposing them to creative and challenging material they might not get in their regular classrooms. UCR Extension is offering two summer programs that will provide enrichment and education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

The Immortality Project Awards New Essay Prizes

(May 18, 2015)

The Immortality Project has awarded essay prizes to two philosophers whose writings were published in The New York Times.

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