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Immunologist to Discuss Ebola Nov. 4

The history of Ebola virus infections that led to the outbreak in West Africa this year and prospects for new treatments and vaccines will be discussed in a lecture presented at UC Riverside on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

African American Surgeons Share Experiences Nov. 1

Three African American surgeons will discuss their experiences in medicine and how to prepare for a medical career on Saturday, Nov. 1.

To Wilt or Not to Wilt

A research team at UC Riverside has revealed a new molecular mechanism for resistance and susceptibility to a common fungus that causes wilt in susceptible tomato plants.

Education School to Hold Information Event

The University of California, Riverside Graduate School of Education is having an information event from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 5th.

U.S, California, Inland Empire Economies Growing Despite Weak Global Outlook

A new forecast for the U.S., California, and Inland Empire economies finds that the recovery at the national, state, and regional level is continuing despite the weakening global situation.

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A University on the Move; Update from UCR Chancellor WilcoxA University on the Move; Update from UCR Chancellor Wilcox

Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox shares his thoughts on UCR, reflecting on the mission and role of public research universities, the campus’ promise, and exceptional faculty and staff.

Shah Selbe '04 — Outstanding Young Alumnus AwardShah Selbe '04 — Outstanding Young Alumnus Award

Congratulations to Shah Selbe ’04, recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Young Alumnus Award. In his day job, Shah works as a spacecraft propulsion scientist. As a volunteer, his work on ocean conservation issues with such organizations as the Center for Ocean Solutions and the Monterey Bay Aquarium won him recognition by the National Geographic Society as one of their 2013 Emerging Explorers. For twenty-eight years, the UCR Alumni Association has honored graduates who personify the University’s tradition of excellence and service. Through their personal and professional achievements, these individuals bring distinction to UCR, contribute to the betterment of society and enhance their communities.

Michael Devirian '66 — Distinguished Alumnus AwardMichael Devirian '66 — Distinguished Alumnus Award

Congratulations to Michael Devirian ’66, recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award, by the UCR Alumni Association. This former ASUCR President went on to pursue an extraordinary career at JPL and NASA, including working as Mission Control for the Mars Mariner and Lunar Lander Missions from 1966–70. He was also the operations manager for the Hubble Space Telescope and Camera Installation. For twenty-eight years, the UCR Alumni Association has honored graduates who personify the University’s tradition of excellence and service. Through their personal and professional achievements, these individuals bring distinction to UCR, contribute to the betterment of society and enhance their communities.

Bill Kroonen '60 — Alumni Service AwardBill Kroonen '60 — Alumni Service Award

Congratulations to William Kroonen ’60, recipient of the 2014 UCR Alumni Service Award. In addition to serving on the Desert Sands Unified School District’s Board of Education and the Riverside County Board of Education, Bill has volunteered on behalf of many Coachella Valley community organization over the years, including the educational programming committee for the UCR Palm Desert Center. For twenty-eight years, the UCR Alumni Association has honored graduates who personify the University’s tradition of excellence and service. Through their personal and professional achievements, these individuals bring distinction to UCR, contribute to the betterment of society and enhance their communities.

Pamela and Mark Rubin — UCR MedallionPamela and Mark Rubin — UCR Medallion

Congratulations to Pam and Mark Rubin, recipients of the 2014 UCR Medallion. Having served as business and volunteer leaders for nearly forty years, the Rubins have left an indelible mark on UC Riverside and the greater Riverside region through their vision for building community, leadership and philanthropy. The UCR Medallion is presented in recognition of extraordinary service, dedication and generosity to education at all levels and for enduring support of UC Riverside and the community.

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