Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume 5, Number 14 | August 12, 2009

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Lyubomirsky Speaks on the Science of Happiness
Sonja Lyubomirsky, professor of psychology, will be a presenter at a seminar, “The Science of a Meaningful Life: Why to Be Good, How to Be Happy,” sponsored by UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center on Sept. 10 in Los Angeles.
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Aslan Discusses His New Book at Milken Institute
Reza Aslan, assistant professor of creative writing, will discuss his most recent book, “How to Win a Cosmic War: God, Globalization, and the End of the War on Terror” in a Milken Institute forum at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 13, at the Santa Monica institute.
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Workshops to Help Staff, Faculty Live Well, Manage Stress
Feeling stressed? Human Resources is starting the “Live Wise, Live Well” workshop series to help the campus community through the challenges brought on by the economic climate with tips and advice to manage stress, time and finances.
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Emerging Leaders Program Seeks Applicants
Fifteen UCR staff members have completed the first year of the Emerging Leaders Program, and it is time to build a new class for the coming year.
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On the Move
On July 18, Chancellor White, Riverside Mayor Ron Loveridge and members of the community took a hike through Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park, located near campus on Central Avenue.
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Strenski Lecture Featured on UCTV
The debate about the relationship of politics and religion in the United States is set on the wrong course, Ivan Strenski, distinguished professor of religious studies and Holstein Endowed Chairholder, says in a lecture that will air on UCTV this month.
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