Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume 2, Number 11 | June 14, 2006

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A student celebrates after participating in a previous UCR commencement ceremony.
Commencement Ceremonies Mean Happy Grads, Proud Families and Lots of Traffic
Mike Delo, director of Transportation and Parking Services, has some advice for faulty and staff who might be planning on coming to campus this weekend to catch up on some work: don't do it.
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Teaching Innovation Awards Announced
The recipients, along with inductees to the Academy of Distinguished Teaching, will be honored at the commencement ceremonies.
Eight veteran UC Riverside Professors will be recognized at the commencement ceremonies on June 17 and 18 for exceptional teaching.
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UCR Faculty Names its Distinguished Members
An economist is named Faculty Research Lecturer, an anthropologist and a biomedical scientist are named distinguished teachers, and a language professor and religious scholar are honored for their service to the campus.
The University of California, Riverside Academic Senate - the campus faculty governing body - announced on June 1 its top faculty awards in research, teaching and service for the 2005-06 academic year.
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Faculty Mentors Honored
Faculty members Robert C. Graham and Clifford E. Trafzer have received the 2006 Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentor Award.
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Faculty Forum Sparks Discussion
The June 5 Forum provided an opportunity to discuss UCR salaries, professional schools and student recruitment.
Chancellor France Córdova told nearly 100 faculty members gathered in Bourns Hall on June 5 that UCR is making progress on creating new professional schools, hiring new faculty and recruiting new undergraduates.
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Global Social Justice: How Do We Get There?
Campus forum on the issue of sweatshops and how the university can do its part for social justice makes for lively debate.
Do you give a starving man a fish, or do you instead teach him to fish?
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UCR Staff Assembly Announces New Board
UCR Staff Assembly has announced its new board for 2006-07. Board members are elected by staff members and serve in their positions for one year.
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Construction Update
Construction crews have just broken ground on another new building on UC Riverside's growing campus - the 65,000-square-foot Psychology Building.
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Steam Shutdown to Affect all Campus Buildings
Annual campus maintenance requirements will cause steam systems serving major campus buildings to be shut down from 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 18 through 7 a.m. on Monday, June 26.
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