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Feeding the Needy, One Swipe at a Time

It started out as an idea, and now they’re seeing the impact of the fruits of their labor. Students at UC Riverside worked with Dining Services to launch a campus chapter of Swipes for the Homeless, and after two years of working toward that goal, they finally kicked things off during the 2014 winter quarter. And on April 30, the chapter donated about $5,000 worth of food and products to charity. How did they make that happen? Here’s a little background…

Sikh Studies Conference to Draw Global Scholars

Scholars and global leaders of the Sikh community from all over the world will be congregating at UC Riverside for a three-day conference on Sikh studies beginning on May 8.

Research on Big Data and Visualization Receives Major Funding

UC Riverside has received nearly $4.5 million from NASA to develop research, education, training and collaborative opportunities in big data and visualization.

Seeds of Change

UC Riverside's Cheryl Garner and Neal Malik will give a free public talk, “Seeds of Change: UCR’s Healthy and Sustainable Food Initiative,” on campus May 7.

Graduate Students Meet Lawmakers in Sacramento

On April 28, two UC Riverside graduate students – Jessica Diaz and Vicente Nunez – joined 20 other UC graduate students and UC President Janet Napolitano at the state capitol to highlight the value graduate research brings to the state.

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UC Riverside Gradslam 2015UC Riverside Gradslam 2015

Watch highlights from the 2nd Annual Gradslam competition at UCR.

I am a Highlander - Cassie NguyenI am a Highlander - Cassie Nguyen

Cancer survivor and scholarship recipient Cassie Nguyen shares her UC Riverside story.

UCR Organizational Excellence Speaker Series: Omar ReidUCR Organizational Excellence Speaker Series: Omar Reid

On April 14, 2015, the third installment of the UCR Organizational Excellence Speaker Series featured a presentation by Omar Reid, Director of Human Resources at the City of Houston, entitled “Implementation & Standardization of HR Systems/Processes.” The series, hosted by Maria Anguiano, vice chancellor of planning and budget, and Ron T. Coley, vice chancellor of business and administrative services, seeks to bring to UCR a view into the different ways other organizations are improving their operations and procedures.

UCR Organizational Excellence Speaker Series: Peggy HustonUCR Organizational Excellence Speaker Series: Peggy Huston

On March 25, the second installment of the UCR Organizational Excellence Speaker Series featured a presentation by Peggy Houston, Campus Shared Services chief operating officer at UC Berkley titled “Operational Excellence at UC Berkeley.” The series, hosted by Maria Anguiano, vice chancellor of planning and budget, and Ron T. Coley, vice chancellor of business and administrative services, seeks to bring to UCR a view into the different ways other organizations are improving their operations and procedures.

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