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UCR Chancellor Participates in D.C. College Access Workshop

Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox is one of dozens of national education leaders from 10 states participating today in a White House Workshop on College Opportunity.

Philosopher Whose Work Influenced the Law Honored

Carl Cranor, a distinguished professor of philosophy whose work has changed how scientific testimony is addressed in court cases, has been awarded the prestigious Romanell-Phi Beta Kappa Professorship in Philosophy for 2014-15.

Guardian Princesses Welcome Fans to Launch Party

Fans of the Guardian Princesses books and characters will celebrate the launch of a new educational media organization embodying the ideals of the superheroines at a party on Saturday, Aug. 2, at UCLA. The Guardian Princesses stories and Guardian Princess Alliance are the creation of Setsu Shigematsu, UCR associate professor of media and cultural studies.

EU Sanctions Against Russia a Historic Moment

The imposition of economic sanctions against Russia by the European Union is so significant that historians 50 years from now will point to this week as a turning point in 21st century geopolitics, according to UCR Provost Paul D’Anieri.

Home Sweet Home

UC Riverside Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Jim Wooldridge today named former Highlanders standout and 14-year major leaguer Troy Percival ’91 the fifth head baseball coach in UC Riverside's six decades of NCAA competition.

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UCR Hires Troy Percival as Baseball CoachUCR Hires Troy Percival as Baseball Coach

UC Riverside hires Troy Percival as Baseball Coach. Read more at

Fire Predictions for 2014 by UCR Professor Richard MinnichFire Predictions for 2014 by UCR Professor Richard Minnich

Richard Minnich, a professor of Earth sciences and noted fire ecologist at the University of California, Riverside, predicts the 2014 fire season for Southern California.

Time Lapse - UCR Staff Assembly Campus Makeover - 2014Time Lapse - UCR Staff Assembly Campus Makeover - 2014

On May 22, 2014, a group of Staff Assembly volunteers, with the assistance of UCR Grounds, made over a planter area between Physics 2000 and Boyce Hall. This is a time lapse of the makeover, with about 50 minutes of work reduced to just a couple of minutes.

"The Refrigerator" by UCR Professor Paulo C. Chagas"The Refrigerator" by UCR Professor Paulo C. Chagas

This composition by music professor Paulo C. Chagas premiered in São Paulo in April. It was commissioned by the Cultural Center in São Paulo on the 50th anniversary of the coup that overthrew Brazil's democratically elected government. "The Refrigerator" — named for the torture device Chagas endured —recalls the brutality he survived and explores opportunities for a life lived in love and peace.

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Staff/Faculty Lunch Hour

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