Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume 2, Number 9 | May 10, 2006

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Students use clickers to answer questions in class.
Teaching Excellence - It's Just a Click Away
Faculty members have new cyber resources to get lessons across to students in the most effective way possible.
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Recognition Reception Includes Announcement of Bequest to Establish New Chair
At a faculty recognition reception last Thursday UC Riverside Chancellor France Córdova announced the receipt of a $1.5 million bequest and annual gifts from an anonymous donor to establish The Chancellorial Chair for Innovation in Teaching Across Disciplines.
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Perry Pugno
UCR Alumnus to Speak on Patient-Centered Approach to Medical Education
Perry Pugno will address campus's opportunity to design medical curriculum
UC Riverside alumnus Perry Pugno, director of the Division of Medical Education of the American Academy of Family Physicians, will give a lecture at UC Riverside that focuses on the diversity of forces impacting the current state-of-the-art in medical education.
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Town Hall Meeting Provides Information About Health Science Research Institute.
The search for a director for the Health Sciences Research Institute gathered momentum on April 20 at a faculty 'town hall' meeting held in the Science Library.
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Shola Lynch (Photo by Sandi Sissel)
Documentary Director Gives Mellon Lecture in Public History
The UCR graduate will talk about her experiences making a Peabody Award-winning film.
University of California, Riverside graduate Shola Lynch will give this year's Knox and Carlotta Mellon Lecture in Public History, at 5 p.m. Friday, May 12, in room 138 of the newest Engineering building.
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Valeria Bruni Tedeschi and Chiara Mastroianni in New Yorker Films' "It's Easier For a Camel" - 2004. (Courtesy Yahoo Movies)
French Film Fest Sponsored by UC Riverside
Tuesday nights at the University Village Cinemas will take on an international flavor during the month of May.
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Diners take part in the annual Primavera in the Gardens" event, which will be held Sunday, May 21. (photo by Jana Shaker)
Botanic Gardens Fundraiser Returns
A spring day, fine wine, good food, live music and the opportunity to mingle and relax amongst the shade of lush trees and newly blossomed flowers. Who can resist a such a combination?
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UCR Announces Online Faculty Opinion Survey Program
Beginning May 15, faculty and other academic support personnel will be asked, via an online survey, to provide their views and opinions about their workplace environment.
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Seana Nunez from Human Resources was last year's UCR Idol winner.
Come As You Are to Second Season of "UCR Idol" June 21
UC Riverside staff members with singing talent - or not - are needed as contestants for the second annual Staff Assembly "UCR Idol," set from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, at the Aberdeen-Inverness Residential Restaurant.
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Student Judicial Affairs Seeks Committee Members
Student Judicial Affairs (SJA) is seeking faculty and staff volunteers to serve on the Student Conduct and Academic Integrity Committees.
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