Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume 1, Number 3 | October 26, 2005

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"Iím inspired by all the people Iím working with." Kathy Barton, Staff Assembly president.
Barton in the Driverís Seat
Kathy Barton adds to her busy schedule by taking on the role of Staff Assembly president.
In what she laughingly calls "my spare time," busy UC Riverside staff member Kathy Barton looks for excitement as kart racer Ė but sheís willing to slow down a bit to embrace new challenge: serving as president of UCRís Staff Assembly. And itís been a pretty good adventure so far, she said.
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Supplemental Insurance Keeps You Fiscally Fit
UCís annual open enrollment period includes a rare opportunity to sign up for supplemental disability insurance.
Most of us try to avoid the subject of illness. Itís human nature. But this November, employees at UC Riverside should contemplate the issue; at least for the short time it takes to read up on supplemental disability insurance.
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Orientation Session Designed to Make New Department Chairs More Comfortable in Their Jobs
UC Riverside professors who are leading an academic department for the first time are invited to a "New Chair Orientation" session on Tuesday, Nov. 1.
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UCR Foundation Reaches Goal
Community, alumni, as well as faculty and staff, gave more the $50 million in gifts to mark the 50th anniversary of the campus.
The University of California, Riverside Foundation completed its first significant capital campaign early and exceeded the $50 million goal, university officials announced.
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The 2006 commencement ceremonies will be held in the UCR stadium on Canyon Crest Drive.
Commencement 2006 on Track for Move to UCR Stadium
Studentís desire to invite an unlimited number of guests and Commons construction were factors in student-led committeeís decision.
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Faculty and staff are encouraged to take advantage of the free lunchtime registration sessions during the month of November.
Campus Cyclists Urged to License Their Vehicles
TAPS is holding free weekly licensing sessions around campus.
Staff members from the Office of Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) are making weekly forays around campus this quarter licensing bicycles free of cost, most recently on the lawn in front of the Arts Building.
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