Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume 4 Number 2 | January 23, 2008

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Features & News

Draft Plan Outlines Framework for Proposed Medical School
medical school utilizing an innovative clinical education model is being circulated this month among key stakeholders.
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Graduate School of Education Unveils Web Site
The new site will allow GSOE to showcase the school’s academic excellence and to recruit future students and faculty.
After conducting several months of research and interviews with faculty, students and alumni, the Graduate School of Education has a new communications plan and a redesigned Web site.
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Materials Science and Engineering Building is Officially Under Way
The Bourns College of Engineering and the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Materials Science and Engineering building on Thursday, Jan. 10. Congressmen Jerry Lewis and Ken Calvert were among the dignitaries who participated in the ceremony. The $53 million project will be the home of Bourns’ newest undergraduate program in Materials Science and Engineering as well as a proposed graduate program now under review. The new facility will also bring greater focus to the university’s considerable expertise in nanotechnology and will allow even greater opportunity for interdisciplinary work between researchers in engineering, chemistry, physics, biology, computer science, medicine and other fields.
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Heat Concert Brings Music and Dance
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UC Regents Vote to Oppose Prop. 92
The University of California Board of Regents recently voted to take a position of opposition on Proposition 92, an initiative on the Feb. 5 ballot in California.
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Sweeney Art Gallery Raises Its Profile in the World of Art
Two years after moving into the ARTSblock in downtown Riverside, the Sweeney Art Gallery is developing a reputation for intellectual research and as a leader in exploring new ideas about the relationship between art and life.
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