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  • Virtual Reality Lounge Returns to ShortFest
    (June 20, 2017) A virtual reality lounge at the 2017 Palm Springs International Shortfest will transport visitors to unexpected adventures in a free, two-day event presented by the UC Riverside on June 22 and 23.
  • Demand for Housing Fuels Major Jump in Inland Empire Building Activity
    (June 15, 2017) The demand for single-family homes in the Inland Empire has fueled the strongest building activity in nearly a decade, according to a new analysis released today by the UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development.
  • Entomologist Named a Pew Scholar
    (June 15, 2017) UC Riverside's Naoki Yamanaka, an assistant professor of entomology, has been named a Pew scholar in the biomedical sciences.
  • UC Riverside Undergraduate Students Win Prestigious National Awards
    (June 15, 2017) Fourteen students at the University of California, Riverside, have been honored with prestigious national awards during the 2016-2017 academic year.
  • Revamped UCR ‘Accelerator’ Names New Director
    (June 13, 2017) Taj Ahmad Eldridge is the new director of the UCR ExCITE Accelerator. ExCITE was created two years ago as a partnership between local business leaders, the City of Riverside, Riverside County, and UCR. It helps startup companies beyond their “proof of concept” stage.
  • Cycling for Social Equality
    (June 12, 2017) It’s a 3,500-mile trip. It’ll take him about 55 days, as he’ll average about 60 miles per day — with rest days in between. But, the University of California, Riverside student doesn’t mind, because it’s all for a good reason. Christian Lugo will cycle from Los Angeles, California, to Washington D.C. — the nation’s capital — this summer to help promote social equality, diversity, and tolerance.
  • UCR Medical School Completes Three-Step Accreditation Process
    (June 9, 2017) On the eve of the graduation of the first class of medical students, the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine learned that it has been granted full accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the accrediting body for educational programs leading to the M.D. degree in the U.S. and Canada.
  • UCR Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program Receives Initial Accreditation
    (June 8, 2017) The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program in the UC Riverside School of Medicine has received initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

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