Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume 3, Issue 4 | February 28, 2007

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Features & News

Public Broadcasting’s Huell Howser served as the master of ceremonies at the Feb. 14 gala celebrating the 100-year history of the Citrus Research Center – Agricultural Experiment station.
Agriculture’s 100th Anniversary Bash Makes a Science Splash
Downtown gala event is a mixture of fun and appreciation.
If you are ever faced with the task of throwing a 100th anniversary celebration, call the people at UCR’s College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS). They really know how to throw a party. From the Temecula Valley vintages at the pre-gala wine-tasting to the filet mignon and salmon dinner featuring ingredients that have benefited from UCR research, the evening was an elegant tribute to the science and scientists that have helped UCR make California agriculture a $31.7 billion-a-year industry.
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Elizabeth Lord
Paperwork Yes, But Academic Personnel Also Listens
The Office of Academic Personnel at UCR may process as much paper as any group on campus, but it’s the human touch that has forged a strong relationship with the faculty and other academics on campus. For instance, Elizabeth Lord, vice provost, holds a monthly brown bag lunch group, inviting every assistant professor on campus.
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Penguin Love: It’s a Hot Topic
Two male penguins’ mutual affection stokes heated debate on the nature of sexuality.
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Tell the Regents What’s on Your Mind
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Construction Zone
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