Inside UCR
News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside | Volume 6, Number 5 | March 10, 2010

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Strategic Vision for Campus Ready for Feedback
If UCR is to be grouped with the top research universities in the country, the campus must attract more highly qualified students, earn more peer-reviewed research grants and support graduate student success, according to a vision statement released March 1 as part of UCR’s Strategic Planning process.
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Some of the options for showcasing Tartan Soul pride.
Go Stark Raving Plaid: Wear Your School Spirit on Your Kilt
Plaid extra-baggy cargo shorts, hooded sweatshirts with plaid appliqués, even a plaid cummerbund for those formal occasions — the Highlanders have dressed their school colors of blue and gold in a new line of Tartan Wear.
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Photos by Cindy Giorgio
Campus Community Protests Budget Cuts
Hundreds of students, staff and faculty listen as Chancellor Tim White speaks during the March 4 “National Day of Action for Education.” ...
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Resources for Handling and Helping Difficult Students
A student comes into your office on a regular basis. With each visit his or her behavior becomes increasingly more agitated and you and others in your office feel threatened. And at the back of your mind are recent shootings that involved a student at one university and a professor at another.
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Student Muzaffer Akbay works on a performance-based interface for characters that allows human actors to use their own body to interact with virtual 3D environments in a physically based manner. Photo by Lonnie Duka
UCR Game Design Program at the Top of Its Game
UCR’s program in video game design ranks in the Top 50 of 500 North American universities, according to The Princeton Review and GamePro Media.
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Town Hall Meeting Outlines Campus Progress
Chancellor Timothy P. White provided updates on the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) review, recent budget planning and the strategic planning process on Feb. 23 at the HUB.
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