Photography is an index of a lived life. There's a lot of continuity and discontinuity. There are lots of threads, but I'm skeptical of a universal summation.

John Divola, professor of art, on his latest photography exhibition, “John Divola: As Far As I Could Get”


We had a student from UC-Santa Barbara who came to us in tears because they did not feel safe. I had this moment as a director of a center going, whoa, this was not even on my radar. My personal opinion is change is driven by student voices.

Nancy Tubbs, director of the LGBT center on campus, recalling the moment she realized there is a need for gender-neutral housing


We don't expect organizations to select their CEO based on the shape of their face, but first impressions do matter.

Elaine Wong, assistant professor of management, on a recent UCR study that shows how interacting with men with wider faces causes others to behave more aggressively and selfishly


There is a difference between individual and aggregate experiences of people in a population. If you ask 100 people to flip a coin 100 times, for example, over time, you can expect that the average result for the group will be 50 heads and 50 tails. But within the group, individuals may have more heads than tails, or vice-versa…If we think of heads as good and tails as bad, a few people will have a sequence of mostly good outcomes, and others will have mostly bad ones.

Rami Zwick, professor of business, on how notions of bad luck are sometimes rooted in a misunderstanding of mathematics and probability


UCR is well known for its long history of service and support to veterans, active duty military and military families. These men and women have given so much of themselves to support this country and it is important that we give something back.

Chryssa Jones, veterans services coordinator in Student Special Services, on UCR’s recognition as a military friendly school for three years in a row


He served those interests of the Spanish Crown; economic exploration, acquisition of new territory, creation of new citizens for Spain that they could tax and raise a revenue but those weren’t Serra’s interests. His personal desire was to convert Indians to Catholicism.

Steven Hackel, professor of history, on controversy surrounding Junipero Serra


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