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UCR’s Middle Eastern Student Center and Hillel Organize Vigil to Support Victims of Terrorism

Campus community is invited to join the vigil tonight, Nov. 18 at 7 at the UCR flagpole

November 18, 2015

UCR candlellight vigil

Who Says?

America differs from Nazi Germany in retaining a fundamental right to confront our own misbehavior. We must act to reestablish our legal and ethical principles, confront violations of them, and restore the health of our own healing communities.

Scott Allen, associate dean and professor of clinical medicine, from a featured opinion piece that he co-authored about the historical use of torture among doctors in different countries and time periods and the similarities between the conduct of Nazi doctors in WWII and contemporary CIA policies.


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Did You Know?

Don't Forget! Open Enrollment Closes Nov. 24 at 5 p.m.

This is a final reminder to make any changes to your 2016 benefits by 5 p.m. Tues., Nov. 24 when Open Enrollment closes.

Awards & Honors

Karl A. Taube, professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology, is the recipient of Harvard University’s Proskouriakoff Award and presented the Tatiana Proskouriakoff Award Lecture on Nov. 10 at the university’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology.

Research & Scholarship

Each year, nearly 14 million Americans are newly infected with human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted virus that can cause cancer. Although vaccine against HPV has been around for nearly a decade, vaccination rates in the country are disappointingly low — including among Hispanics.


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