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  • October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Let's celebrate!

    [October 1, 2015] UCR is proud to be part of this year's National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. This year's theme is "my disability is one part of who I am." At work it's what people can do that matters. Individuals are not defined by their disabilities. Read more here.
  • UCR Annual Black Faculty/Staff Meet & Greet

    [September 4, 2015] The Annual Black Faculty/Staff Meet & Greet was held October 15, 2015. The event was co-sponsored by the African Student Programs and the Office of Diversity, Excellence and Equity. Black faculty and staff from around the campus are invited to attend and share knowledge, wisdom, and academic opportunities with students. Read more here.
  • UCR No. 2 in Washington Monthly Rankings

    [August 24, 2015] For the third consecutive year, Washington Monthly magazine has ranked UCR second among national universities in its 11th annual College Ranking Survey. It is the fifth consecutive year that UC Riverside has been ranked among the top 10 schools in the survey of universities, which considers civic engagement, research, and social mobility. “UC Riverside has become a national model for student success,” Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox said. Read more here.
  • UCR Anthropologist Guided Development of National Public Education Project on Race and Human Variation

    [July 10, 2015] UC Riverside anthropologist Yolanda T. Moses, who spearheaded a national public education project on race and human variation that toured U.S. museums for seven years, is the 2015 recipient of the Franz Boas Award for Exemplary Service to Anthropology. The award will be presented in November at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) in Denver. Read more here.
  • Town Hall Seeks to Improve Faculty Diversity

    [May 19, 2015]  Chancellor Kim Wilcox held a town hall meeting on May 12, 2015 to continue discussions about the plan to hire 300 new faculty by 2020. UCR Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Paul D’Anieri also spoke on the importance of receiving the best hires while improving faculty diversity. While UCR has a diverse undergraduate population, faculty diversity across the campus lags behind. Read more here.

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