Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume 1, Number 4 | November 9, 2005

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(Top row, left to right) Michael F. Allen, Julia N. Bailey-Serres, Daniel R. Gallie, Timothy D. Paine
(Bottom row, left to right) Thomas C. Patterson, Richard C. Sutch, Chandra M. Varma, Zhenbiao Yang
Eight UCR Faculty Members Named 2005 AAAS Fellows
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named eight UC Riverside faculty members as 2005 AAAS fellows, bringing the total number of UCR faculty who have been recognized with this distinction to 129.
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UCR Thanksgiving Food Collection Drive
It’s the season for giving and UCR Staff Assembly’s Welfare Committee and Physical Plant are getting into the spirit by asking members of the campus community to donate non-perishable food items that will be used to provide dinner to campus colleagues who need a little extra help this Thanksgiving.
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The Walling building is the new home of the Sweeney Art Gallery.
One, Two, Three in a Row on the Downtown Mall
Riverside’s downtown mall is turning into a center for arts and culture, and UCR is magnifying that phenomenon by surrounding the established UCR/California Museum of Photography with two new arty next-door neighbors.
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UCR Highlander Women’s Soccer Team Makes the National Championship Tournament
The UCR women’s soccer team may have been down after a disappointing 4-1 loss in Sunday’s Big West Conference title game against Cal State Fullerton, but they weren’t out.
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Cohen Speaks About Need for Medical School
The lecture is the first in the seminar series, "Design of New Medical Schools in the 21st Century."
On Oct. 31, Jordan Cohen, M.D., president and chief executive officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges, shared with the campus the advantages and challenges of starting a new medical school, a topic of significance to inland Southern California and of special interest to UCR.
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John Cioffi speaks to Joseph Turner, an aide to State Assemblyman Ray Haynes  following Cioffi's presentation to the Citizens University Committee.
Professor John Cioffi is Supremely Interesting
UC Riverside’s political scientists are busy this election season. And no one more so than John Cioffi, an assistant professor of political science who gave a talk Oct. 26 to the Citizens University Committee about the political maneuvering related to recent Supreme Court nominations.
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Mandatory Online Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
The new mandatory online sexual harassment prevention training is available to UCR supervisors and faculty. Provided by the UC Office of the President, UCR has instituted the new online training to help comply with the state law, California Assembly Bill 1825. The law requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide supervisors at least two hours of mandatory training in sexual harassment prevention by Jan. 1, 2006.
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