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UCR Physical Master Plan Study Is Complete

UCR CampusAfter receiving feedback from approx. 450 individuals, including faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members, a final report has been compiles to provide guidance regarding UC Riverside’s space needs, transportation, sustainability, safety, and aesthetics.

Below you will find a link to UCR Today’s feature article on the Physical Master Plan Study, as well as a link to the study’s website on UCR’s Capital Asset Strategies page and a link to the study itself.

UCR Today: Look Online for UCR’s Future Design<http://atu.cr/1NPX993>

Capital Asset Strategies – Physical Master Plan Study<http://cpp.ucr.edu/masterplan_study/>

Physical Master Plan Study – Full Report PDF<http://cpp.ucr.edu/masterplan_study/ucriverside_pms_full_report_05242016.pdf>

Also attached is a PDF of the Physical Master Plan Study presentation made at the Steering Committee meeting on May 18th.

Please note that we also have posted summaries of each chapter of the Physical Master Plan Study to the study website, at the URL below.

http://cpp.ucr.edu/masterplan_study/report.html

A PDF of these combined summaries also is attached for your ease of future reference.

A list of frequently asked questions and responses also is posted to the study website, at the URL below.

http://cpp.ucr.edu/masterplan_study/faq2.html

A PDF of these FAQs also is attached for your ease of future reference.

UCR Family Student Housing Complex to Be Closed in Summer 2017

Share Your Ideas Riverside

Some of the ideas already shared at Riverside Mind Mixer.com

Why not start sharing yours.

Light Bulb Buying Guide

LED, CFL BulbsConfused about buying light bulbs?

Technology and energy savings are converging on light bulbs. A device many of us didn’t pay much attention to beyond being able to read at night, has become a device that requires some user input. With more choices than ever, CFL and LED type bulbs bring more options. Without resorting to a lighting designer, (a career path I’m bullish on), here’s a quick overview according to Consumer Reports.

Battle Of the Bulbs

comact flourescent bulbsWith incandescent bulbs banned as of January 1st. consumers are looking to other options including compact flourescents and LEDs.
Read more from E Magazine.

Compact Fluorescents In The Spotlight With Ban on Incandescents In Effect – See more at: http://www.emagazine.com/daily-news/battle-of-the-bulbs/#sthash.XU2ziZhl.dpuf

Compact Fluorescents In The Spotlight With Ban on Incandescents In Effect – See more at: http://www.emagazine.com/daily-news/battle-of-the-bulbs/#sthash.XU2ziZhl.dpuf