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University of California, Riverside

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  • UC schools stamp out cigarettes and other tobacco products on campus

    UC schools stamp out cigarettes and other tobacco products on campus
    Starting this year, UC Riverside and all other University of California campuses will be tobacco-free, part of a nationwide trend. The campuses are following the lead of UCLA, which barred cigarettes and other tobacco products from campus last year....
  • In John Divola's photographs, an elusive presence

    In John Divola's photographs, an elusive presence
    A woman watering her lawn can be slightly sexy, but a silver butane tank can change a man's life. John Divola, a photographer in chase of the sublime, discerned this as a graduate student in a ponytail, peddling his bicycle and taking pictures of...
  • Group urges academic boycott over Israel's treatment of Palestinians

    A group representing nearly 5,000 U.S. educators has voted to back an academic boycott of Israeli colleges and universities to protest that country's treatment of Palestinians. The American Studies Assn. announced Monday that the results of an online...
  • UC forging ahead with cross-system online courses

    UC forging ahead with cross-system online courses
    UC Riverside senior Matthew Emeterio was worried that he might be short of degree credits and have to delay graduation past next spring. But thanks to a soon-to-debut online program linking far-flung UC campuses, he expects to finish on time. Starting...
  • Why I voted for an academic boycott of Israel

    Why I voted for an academic boycott of Israel
    Michael S. Roth slams the American Studies Assn. for "unfairly singling out Israel" in its vote to boycott that nation's academic institutions; he calls the action an "irresponsible attack on academic freedom." As a 39-year member of the American...
  • Astronomers discover most distant known galaxy

    Astronomers discover most distant known galaxy
    Just 700 million years after the big bang, our most distant known galaxy was a cauldron of star production, churning out new suns hundreds of times faster than our own Milky Way galaxy, scientists say. But it was only this spring, roughly 13 billion...
  • What are you going to do with all those lemons, oranges, limes? Can them!

    What are you going to do with all those lemons, oranges, limes? Can them!
    Ernest Miller, canner and preserver extraordinaire, is also a major California booster. His chef’s jacket¬† has his company name and logo (Rancho La Merced Provisions) over the left breast but the California bear on the collar. And in class...
  • Outsiders taking initiative on food labeling in Washington state

    Outsiders taking initiative on food labeling in Washington state
    SEATTLE — A year after Proposition 37 narrowly failed in California, the labeling of genetically engineered foods is back on the ballot in Washington state, complete with a lawsuit by the state attorney general, a barrage of ads and a stark...
  • UC's $5 million plan to aid 'Dreamer' students gets mixed reception

    UC's $5 million plan to aid 'Dreamer' students gets mixed reception
    Reaction was broad and swift Thursday to the announcement by UC president Janet Napolitano that she would allocate $5 million in university funds to help the system's estimated 900 students who entered the country illegally.   The issue of how to...
  • Conrad Susa dies at 78; prolific composer of stage music

     Conrad Susa dies at 78; prolific composer of stage music
    Conrad Susa, a prolific composer for voice and stage whose works include the widely produced 1973 opera "Transformations," based on poet Anne Sexton's retelling of Grimm's fairy tales, has died at his home in San Francisco. He was 78. Susa died in his...
  • Laboratory glass blowers find themselves victim of the digital age

    Laboratory glass blowers find themselves victim of the digital age
    Stan Sheldon places his blowtorch between two spinning glass tubes. He blows into a mouthpiece that looks like a cigarette perched on his bottom lip. Air enters one end of a tube and puffs up through smoldering, wilting glass. As the tubes appear near...