Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume 8, Number 16 | October 17, 2012

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Dr. G. Richard Olds celebrates the School of Medicine’s accreditation with UCR students. Bottom: Riverside Mayor Ron Loveridge (left) and county Supervisor John Tavaglione (center) celebrated the medical school annoucement with Dean Olds.
UCR School of Medicine Receives Go-ahead to Move Forward
Liaison committee on medical education grants “preliminary accreditation” required to open in August 2013
Last week, UCR was notified that its planned medical school has received “preliminary accreditation” from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the national accrediting body for educational programs leading to the M.D. degree in U.S. and Canadian medical schools.
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Chancellor Timothy P. White
Timothy White to Leave UCR for CSU
White says his new appointment is a reflection on accomplishments of UCR campus
The California State University Board of Trustees selected UCR Chancellor Timothy P. White to lead the 23-campus California State University system, the largest four-year, public, higher education system in the country.
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Uta Barth
Uta Barth Receives MacArthur Grant
Uta Barth, a professor emerita of art who is known internationally for her abstract photography, has won a $500,000 MacArthur Fellowship, one of the most prestigious awards in the country. She is one of 23 MacArthur Fellows for 2012 named by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
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UCR Plays Role in Important Affirmative Action Case
Several UCR employees have played a part in two “friend of the court” briefs filed in August with the United States Supreme Court in support of the University of Texas in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. The case challenges the use of race in undergraduate admissions decisions.
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Julie Chobdee, UCR’s wellness program coordinator
Wellness Program Says You Deserve a Break Today
If you have been meaning to get healthier, you have an advocate on campus. In fact, you have several dozen advocates on campus.
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UCR at Riverside’s Long Night
The inaugural Long Night of Arts and Innovation was held Oct. 4 in downtown Riverside. UCR was a major participant at the event, which is a showcase of the region’s accomplishments in arts and sciences.
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App Protects Facebook Users from Hackers
Cybercrime is expanding to the fertile grounds of social networks and UCR engineers are fighting it.
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