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  • Laila Lalami Named a Pulitzer Prize Finalist

    Laila Lalami, associate professor of creative writing, was named a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for “The Moor’s Account.”

  • Feeding a Growing Population

    “Food Security for Africa: The Cowpea Story From Lab to Plate” is the topic of the next free public lecture at UC Riverside. It will take place at 5:30 p.m., April 23.

  • Law Professor to Discuss Legal, Regulatory Practices Related to Environmental Policy

    Timothy Malloy, professor of law at the UCLA School of Law, will discuss “Law, Science and Risk: Shifting Paradigms of Regulation” at UC Riverside on May 1.

  • A Celebration for a Mission Well Accomplished

    They were given one mission, and one mission only – adopt healthy behaviors and lifestyles. And more than 400 UC Riverside employees accepted the challenge. Sponsored by the UCR Wellness Program, “Mission: Possible 2,” was a 10-week wellness challenge geared toward changing unhealthy lifestyle habits.