Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume 4 Number 3 | February 13, 2008

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Siblings, Spiders and Salsa on the Stage
Threatened by an evil spider queen in a magical place called Salsalandia, two sparring stepsiblings come to accept each other at last.
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Grandson of Gandhi, Founder of Peacekeeping Group to Speak on Nonviolence
A grandson of Mohandas Gandhi and the co-founder of a civilian peacekeeping organization will speak on campus this month as part of a yearlong series on Gandhi’s legacy of nonviolence.
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Teach-in Benefits Kenyan Communities
Faculty, staff and students attending the “Post Election Kenya!” teach-in and fund raiser in late January raised $500 for Kenyan organizations that support humanitarian and social causes.
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Canned Food Being Collected for Domestic Violence Shelter
At the request of a recent graduate, the Department of Women’s Studies is hosting a canned-food drive to benefit residents of Riverside’s Alternatives to Domestic Violence shelter.
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