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MRB1: The Future Under Construction

The official groundbreaking ceremony of MRB1 took place on Nov. 19, 2016

December 6, 2016

The official groundbreaking ceremony of the Multidisciplinary Research Building 1, known as MRB1, took place on Nov. 19, 2016. michael elderman

Who Says?

Based on what we know and in which direction the climate is going, yes, we can expect more frequent super fires. There is scientific consensus that climate change will lead to much more intense fires, more dry areas.

Marko Princevac, professor of mechanical engineering, on the involvement of climate change in the drought and warm temperatures of the Great Smoky Mountains


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Marijuana Still Banned at the UC

The University of California prohibits the use, possession, and sale of marijuana in any form on all university property, including university-owned and leased buildings, housing and parking lots.

Awards & Honors

BCOE Professor Named Distinguished Scientist

The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) has recognized Stefano Lonardi, a professor of computer science and engineering in the Bourns College of Engineering, as a 2016 Distinguished Scientist for his contributions to the field of computational molecular biology.

Research & Scholarship

Program Created by Linda Navarrette is Adopted by Schools Across the U.S.

Backed by a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Project Moving Forward was launched in MVUSD and six other California districts in 2012 to help English language learners and other students with limited English proficiency.


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