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  • White House Ratings To Change the Conversation About Higher Education

    UC Riverside Chancellor Kim Wilcox said he is glad to see the White House focus on metrics for higher education that will emphasize access and opportunity for all college-goers. The White House is expected to issue a long-awaited report about federal guidelines on how to measure excellence in higher education.

  • Comics + Engineering = National Award

    A University of California, Riverside assistant professor who is an expert on the science of superheroes has won an award from a national engineering organization that was previously won by military leaders, a congressman, a Secretary of Defense and astronauts, including Neil Armstrong.

  • Free Rose Pruning Demonstration Planned

    The University of California, Riverside Botanic Gardens will host its annual free rose pruning demonstration from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11 in the rose garden.

  • Grant Aims to Increase Faculty Diversity

    The University of California, Riverside has been awarded a $500,000 grant by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a research and mentoring program for undergraduates aimed at increasing diversity among faculty in American universities.