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Former UCR baseball player Troy Percival helped the Angels win the World Series. Now he will be the head coach for the Highlanders

July 29, 2014

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These studies show that being a man with a wider face can be both a blessing and a curse and awareness of this may be important for future business success.

Michael Haselhuhn, assistant professor of management, on how men with wider faces are more competitive negotiators, as compared to men with narrower faces

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UCR Helps UCLA After Water Main Break

Did you know that when a water main broke near UCLA, more than 900 vehicles — owned by staff, faculty, students and visitors — were damaged by the flood? To help the owners find out more about filing claims with the DWP and answer other insurance-related questions, Erica Healander and Richard Rycraw with the UCR Office of Risk Management headed over to UCLA to assist its staff.

Awards & Honors

Cardullo Named Howard H Hays Chair and Director of University Honors

Richard Cardullo, professor of biology and a distinguished teaching professor at UCR was named the Howard H Hays Chair and director of University Honors on August 4.
The chair endowment will provide funding in support of research in conjunction with University Honors and in accordance with University policy.

Research & Scholarship

Schwabe Delivers Expertise on Water

Kurt Schwabe, an associate professor of environmental economics in the Department of Environmental Sciences, has been invited to a number of events as a panelist and speaker. Recently, he was an invited speaker at the Southern California Water Dialogue, which explores the common interests among Southern California water agencies, environmental organizations, and public interest organizations. In early October, Schwabe will be an invited speaker at the San Gabriel Valley Water Forum, and in late October he is an invited speaker at the 8th Biennial Bay Delta Science Conference to be held in Sacramento, Calif.

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