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Changing the Conversation About UCR

Chancellor Kim Wilcox gives update on UCR growth, goals for AY 2014-15 at Town Hall  

October 22, 2014

Chancellor Kim Wilcox discusses a UCR enrollment graph at the Town Hall Meeting held on Oct. 8, 2014.

Who Says?

But after 40 years as a mathematics educator, I cannot help but notice that our nation still has too few women with careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. We can't solve the problem if we don't talk about it.

Pamela Clute, assistant vice chancellor, on the lack of women with STEM careers in America


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Getting Personal

LaSharon McLean Perez Name: LaSharon McLean Perez

Job: Assistant Director of Study Abroad

Did You Know?

UCR Sustainability Seeking Volunteers for Tree planting Events

The UCR Office of Sustainability, working in partnership with UCR Grounds, is seeking volunteers for two-hour planting sessions on Thursday Nov. 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. , Tuesday Nov. 18 from 12 to 2 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 4, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Awards & Honors

Gabor's Research Paper Honored

A research paper by Nathaniel Gabor, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy, received one of the three “Best Paper Awards for 2014” at the 2014 SPIE Optics + Photonics Meeting in August in San Diego, Calif., that had more than 3000 presenters in the fields of optical spectroscopy and photonics research. The conference is the largest international conference for optics and related fields.

Research & Scholarship

Undergraduate Student Does Research at CERN, Switzerland

Martha Nunez, an undergraduate student working with physicists Bill Gary and Owen Long at UCR, spent 10 weeks this summer at CERN, Switzerland, her second visit in as many years to the research center. CERN is the location of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), a powerful particle accelerator.

Below the Fold


The University of California, Riverside ( is a doctoral research university, a living laboratory for groundbreaking exploration of issues critical to Inland Southern California, the state and communities around the world. Reflecting California's diverse culture, UCR's enrollment has exceeded 21,000 students. The campus opened a medical school in 2013 and has reached the heart of the Coachella Valley by way of the UCR Palm Desert Center. The campus has an annual statewide economic impact of more than $1 billion. A broadcast studio with fiber cable to the AT&T Hollywood hub is available for live or taped interviews. UCR also has ISDN for radio interviews. To learn more, call (951) UCR-NEWS.