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The Month of September in Photos

The campus is again abuzz with activity as UCR gears up for the new school year

September 24, 2014

Nancy Matti, a fourth year biology major, and UCR Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox at the launch event.

Who Says?

Showing that emotion can foster self-control and discovering a way to reduce impatience with a simple gratitude exercise opens up tremendous possibilities for reducing a wide range of societal ills from impulse buying and insufficient saving to obesity and smoking.

Ye Li, assistant professor of management and marketing, on how practicing gratitude can decrease one’s stress and anxiety


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Getting Personal

Heather Killeen Name: Heather Killeen

Job: Academic Advisor II, School of Business Administration

Did You Know?

First Town Hall of the Year Scheduled

The Chancellor’s Town Hall for Fall is scheduled for 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8 in HUB 302. There will be a campus welcome reception for Paul D’Anieri and Ron Coley immediately after the Town Hall.

Awards & Honors

Chase-Dunn Honored

Christopher Chase-Dunn, distinguished professor of sociology, was honored by the American Sociological Association’s Section on the Political Economy of the World-System (PEWS) with its Distinguished Career Award. The award was presented at the association’s annual meeting in August.

Research & Scholarship

Ransom Named Cliometric Society Fellow

Roger Ransom, distinguished professor of history and economics emeritus, has been named a Fellow of the Cliometric Society. He will be honored at the society’s meeting in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in May 2015.


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