Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume 1, Number 6 | December 14, 2005

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Students using handheld "clickers" in one of UCR's Smart Classrooms.
Smart Classrooms Make the Grade
UCRís award-winning Smart Classrooms Initiative puts interactive multimedia at faculty membersí fingertips and keeps the campus in the lead when it comes to teaching with tech.
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Crime Down on the UCR Campus
Violent crimes committed on campus during 2006 declined 15 percent and property crime declined 12 percent over the year before, according to UCR Chief of Police Mike Lane. For instance, there were 11 serious violent crimes in 2006 and 13 in 2005; 27 simple assaults in 2006 compared to 32 in 2005; and eight thefts in 2006 compared to 23 in 2005.
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Expanded Graduate and Professional Education Discussed During Faculty Forum
About 100 faculty members heard Chancellor France A. Cόrdova and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Ellen Wartella outline plans for expanded graduate and professional education at UCR during a Faculty Forum on Nov. 28.
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Dr. Dai Du standing third from left
Campus Physician Provides Medical Care to Hurricane Katrina Evacuees
Dr. Dai Du, chief physician at the UCR Student Health Center, took his expertise in urgent care and family practice on the road recently to care for Hurricane Katrina evacuees.
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Largest Major at UCR Moving to Graduate School of Management
Move is expected to give undergraduate business majors more coordinated services, counseling and support
Budding business majors at UCR will now receive their degrees from the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, campus officials have announced.
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Nobel Prize Winning Chemist is First of Three Speakers in Chancellorís Distinguished Lecture Series
Series brings community to campus for interesting speakers
UC Riverside alumni Richard R. Schrock, an MIT professor who spent his undergraduate years at UCR and recently shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will be the first of three speakers in the 2006 Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture Series.
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Regents Approve Long-Range Plan for UC Riverside
The UC Board of Regents recently voted unanimously in favor of UC Riverside's long-range plan, which calls for the addition of 8,000 students in the next decade and the development of what of what is known of as West Campus, a largely agricultural area west of the Interstate 215 and Highway 60 Interchange.
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Mandatory Online Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Deadline Approaches
The deadline for UCR supervisors and faculty to complete their mandatory online sexual harassment prevention training is quickly approaching.
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UCR United Way Campaign Underway
UCRís annual United Way campaign is now underway. For less than the cost of one large gourmet coffee per month, donors can help make an impact in the lives of Inland area families.
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Take Stock of Your Outside Activities
Annual reports help faculty avoid conflict of interest issues.
Additional paperwork is never a welcome thing, but it could save UCR faculty members trouble in the end.
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