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President of Ghana to Speak at UC Riverside

A free public talk by John Dramani Mahama is set for Friday, Oct. 2

September 17, 2015

John Dramani Mahama will speak at UC Riverside on Friday, Oct. 2

Who Says?

Engaging students at any time is a challenge for a professor, but the beginning of the year is critical for both new students and returning students...There's a lot at stake. You need to gain the trust of students and have them understand that being challenged is a worthy effort.

Richard Cardullo, professor of biology and associate vice provost, in an article examining the thoughts of professors and instructors in California as they begin the new school year


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Exclusive Offer on the 2015-2016 All-Sports Pass

UCR Athletics presents UCR staff and faculty with an exclusive offer for the 2015-2016 all-sports pass. For only $50, the all-sports pass includes tickets for volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball and softball. This is an over $800 value.

Awards & Honors

John Trumble, a distinguished professor of entomology, has been chosen as one of five 2015 Honorary Members of the Entomological Society of America, an honor bestowed to only three to six people a year.

Research & Scholarship

The results have implications not just for plants and animals, but for modifying emerging diseases and how bacteria respond to an antibiotic …


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