WNBA superstar Chamique Holdsclaw will visit UCR for the screening of “Mind/Game,” the documentary based on Holdsclaw’s life.

Chamique Holdsclaw will visit UCR on Jan. 24, 2017. courtesy

Holdsclaw is a three-time NCAA Champion, gold medal Olympian, and mental health advocate. Holdsclaw will discuss her struggles with mental illness, her success in basketball, and message of hope.

Holdsclaw will lead a discussion and a question and answer following the screening, followed by a book signing. Join Holdsclaw at HUB 302 South on Tuesday, Jan. 24 from 6-8 p.m.

See the “Mind/Game” trailer at mindgamefilm.org.

The UCR Library Newsletter is Out Now

The UCR Library has a newsletter for students, staff, and faculty. Sign up to receive news, event information, and tips on all the material available for check-out at the Tomás Rivera, Orbach, and Music libraries, as well as in the special collections/archives division.

The latest issue discusses Rivera Library’s recent acquisition of Lost Journals of Sacajewea, calendar events, and the new mentoring summer research internship program.

Visit library.ucr.edu or click here to subscribe to the library newsletter using your first name, last name, and your email.

Screening at the Culver Center: ‘Ixcanul’

“Ixcanul”COURTESY

As part of the Winter Film Series, ArtsBlock presents “Ixcanul,” film debut by Guatemalan filmmaker Jayro Bustamante. “Ixcanul” chronicles the world of Kaqchikel-speaking Mayans on a coffee plantation at the base of an active volcano.

Using immersive characters and dreamlike filmography, “Ixcanul” is representative of the culture and beliefs of these disappearing peoples and traditions.

General admission tickets available online at ArtsBlock for $9.99. For more information and upcoming films, visit the ArtsBlock website.

Don’t miss the upcoming screenings:

  • Friday, Jan. 20: 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 21: 7 p.m.

Free Nutrition Consultations

Do you have questions about your general nutrition or health? The UCR faculty and staff Wellness Program is now offering free one-to-one nutrition consultations with a registered dietitian.

In 30-minute appointments, identify barriers to your health, and address and plan for better healthy living. Appointments will be held at the University Village, Suite 208.

The appointment schedule is as follows:

  • Wednesday, Jan. 25: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. (appointments by the half hour)
  • Thursday, Feb. 9: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. (appointments by the half hour)

Call Nicole Collins (951) 827-5082 or email Nicole.collins@ucr.edu for questions or to schedule your one-on-one consultation.

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