Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume 2, Issue 15 | October 11, 2006

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Block Party Passion: Dancers express traditional Southeast Asian dance moves during the Sept. 29 UCR Block Party, a welcome celebration for UCR's students at the beginning of the academic year. Many of the preparations, including the closure of Aberdeen D
What Does it Take to Get the Campus Ready for Fall?
Preparation for fall begins right after graduation in some cases.
So it's back-to-school time. Students have checked into their residence halls and off-campus housing. Faculty and staff have trickled in from research trips and vacations. Everyone is back to work in classrooms, offices, laboratories, or in the field doing research. But what does it take to get the campus ready?
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UCR Medical School on Regentsí Mid-November Agenda
UC President's Advisory Council on Future Growth in the Health Professions recommends a medical school at UCR.
The University of California Board of Regents is expected to take up UCR's medical school proposal at its Nov. 15-16 meeting. The university president's Advisory Council on Future Growth in the Health Professions will recommend that regents endorse UCR "moving to the next and major phase of their planning efforts," Rory Hume, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs and co-chairman of the council, said on Sept. 20.
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What Will That Bond Measure Pay for at UCR?
Proposition 1D will provide funding for renovations, new buildings and equipment.
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Honor that Special Someone Who has Been your Brick
Buy him or her a brick through the Alumni and Visitors Centers fund raiser.
"Aim for the moon, even if you miss, land among stars," is what Stella Ue wants to say on a brick in the walkway in front of the Alumni and Visitors Center. Alumnus Brent Bradley wants to offer a belated thank you to his alma mater. They are just two of hundreds of people who have inscribed a Legacy Brick to honor UCR's alumni, faculty, staff and students.
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