Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume4, Number 4 | February 27, 2008

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Above: The dining room at the Alumni and Visitors Center doubles as a banquet space for 200 people. Below: The new Commons provides a variety of dining options.
Whatís For Lunch? A Guide for the Hungry
Over the past few months, UCR has added many more dining options.
Attention gourmands. The Alumni and Visitors Center restaurant is now open for an upscale lunch with sit-down dining. The reviews have been favorable.
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Forums Held for WASC Re-accreditation
How does UC Riverside measure success? That is the question at the heart of the re-accreditation process. And it is time for our campus to show progress to a visiting team from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the organization that gives the universally accepted stamp of approval to schools in California and Hawaii.
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Students make a stop at the Commuter Pit Stop before heading off to class.
UCR Nets National Awards for Student Programs
As commuting students stream onto campus and rush to their first morning class, many pause at the Pit Stop as they enter capus from parking lot 30. Twice a month at the checkered flag, hundreds of students find free food and friendly information to help them connect with campus life ó and success.
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CNAS Dean Search Under Way
A national search is under way for a permanent dean of the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences.
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Riverside Organization Recognizes New Campus Building
The Alumni and Visitors Center was honored by Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful at the 22nd annual Beautification Awards presented at the Mayorís State of the City Address on Jan. 24. The center received the third place award in the category of New Construction and Landscaping.
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Staff Sought to Help Change the Campus Climate
The Chancellorís Advisory Committee on Staff Climate is working its way through recommendations about how to make UCR staff members feel more appreciated, better trained and more knowledgeable about the direction of the university.
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