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  • Battles Over Higher Education Create Sticker Shock for Families
    (March 23, 2015) Decreases in state appropriations makes college less affordable for low- and middle-income students, as public universities seek to make up for lost revenue by admitting out-of-state, higher-income and higher-achieving students. Not only does this help the university’s bottom line in the context of reduced state support, it also helps universities in the competition for prestige and higher rankings.
  • UC Riverside Ecologist Receives 2015 Prigogine Gold Medal
    (March 20, 2015) UC Riverside's Bai-Lian (Larry) Li is the recipient of the 2015 Prigogine Gold Medal.
  • Inland Education Collaborative Awarded $5 million
    (March 20, 2015) The Federation for a Competitive Economy (FACE), a regional collaborative vision that began at UC Riverside, has earned a $5 million Governor’s Award for Innovation in Higher Education. It was selected as one of the top plans of the 57 submitted from around the state to improve college graduation rates in California, a committee of the California Department of Finance announced today.
  • Spring Plant Sale Set for March 28 and 29
    (March 19, 2015) The 42nd annual University of California, Riverside Botanic Gardens spring plant sale will he held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 28 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 29.
  • Direct Engagement with Constituents a Plus for Political Leaders
    (March 18, 2015) Politicians who discuss hot-button issues in online town halls can persuade their constituents about the merits of their positions on policy matters, engender greater trust and approval, and inspire more citizens to vote for them, according to a team of researchers from the University of California, Riverside, The Ohio State University, and Northeastern University.
  • Urban Pest Management Conference Set for March 25
    (March 18, 2015) UC Riverside is hosting the 24th Annual UC Riverside Urban Pest Management Conference on March 25 to address topics a variety of topics related to managing urban pests.
  • UCR Freshman Adanna Duru Makes Top 11 on American Idol
    (March 17, 2015) UC Riverside freshman Adanna Duru performed the Bruno Mars’ song “Runaway Baby” on Fox TV’s reality show “American Idol” Thursday, March 12 and ran away with some nice compliments from the judges.
  • “A Piece of My Mind” Premieres at Riverside International Film Festival
    (March 17, 2015) A documentary about the recovery of UC Riverside theater professor Eric Barr from near-fatal strokes will premiere at the Riverside International Film Festival on April 4.

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