Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume 2, Number 8 | April 26, 2006

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Features & News

Members of UCR's bagpipe band were a hit when they appeared on national television as the pep band supporting the
women's basketball team during their trip to compete in the NCAA Division I tournament in North Carolina.
Pipe Pep
UCRís bagpipe band marched with style at the NCAA Division I tournament.
For the first time in its history, the womenís basketball team made an appearance in an NCAA Division I tournament game on national television and while the women didnít beat top-seeded North Carolina, they played well.
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Child Care: Task Force Calls for Expanded Services
On-campus child care wasnít just a convenience when staff member Cindy Palmer was interviewing at UCR in 1999 Ė without openings for her children at the Child Development Center, she says, she couldnít have accepted her job.
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Staff Recognition Award recipients from left to right: Nadia Qureshi, Edmund Buenrostro, Kelvin Mac, Staff Assembly President Kathy Barton, Jose Sandoval, Joyce E. Warhop, Jeanette Bradeen, Sue Anderson.
Staff Recognized for Hard Work, Dedication
Annual awards are presented by the UCR Staff Assembly.
On April 19th, the 2005-06 Staff Recognition Awards Ceremony honored the nominees and award recipients in four categories: professional, administrative support, technical and service. This year, the staff recognition awards committee identified 30 nominees and seven recipients of the Staff Who Make A Difference and Outstanding Staff awards.
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Lot 24 Path Reopens
For the skeptics who feel the many construction projects on campus will never come to an end, there is progress to report.
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UCR Anthropologist Selected as Guggenheim Fellow
Professor of Anthropology Sally Ann Ness has won a 2006 Guggenheim Fellowship to continue her research.
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Ten Students Cited for Trespassing
Ten students who occupied the chancellorís office for nearly 12 hours were cited for trespassing on Tuesday, April 11.
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Nominations Sought for Community Service Award
The Service Plus Credit Union is seeking nominations for its People Helping People award, which will go to a UCR staff member who has performed outstanding or exemplary community service within Riverside County.
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