Category Archives: UCR

UC Exports Student Jobs To India

Student Jobs Being Outsourced To India
Student Jobs Being Outsourced To India

Student fees continue to rise. Student debt has overtaken consumer debt as the leading debt category in America. Job creation is the buzzword of politicians and businesses. So why is UC planning to outsource it’s IT department? Could this be one more WTF moment?

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Incredible Bulk Trash Event – Saturday, June 18th

Curbside Couch SurfingGet Rid of Unwanted Bulky Trash this Saturday!
UCR to host annual trash collection event
Riverside residents and UC Riverside students, faculty, and staff members are invited to the tenth annual Incredible Bulk Trash Event on Saturday, June 18, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Lot 24. The event allows local residents and the campus community to dispose of unwanted household products. It’s sponsored by the city of Riverside Public Works Department and UCR.
Participants can drop off unwanted bulky items, including furniture, refrigerators, mattresses and electronics at no cost. Household hazardous waste, such as antifreeze, batteries, oil and paint will not be accepted.

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<>

Capital Asset Strategies – Physical Master Plan Study<>

Physical Master Plan Study – Full Report 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.

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.

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

The Clery Act – Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act is a federal statute codified at 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f), with implementing regulations in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations at 34 C.F.R. 668.46.

Report Crime LogoThe Clery Act requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their respective campuses. Compliance is monitored by the United States Department of Education, which can impose civil penalties, up to $35,000 per violation, against institutions for each infraction and can suspend institutions from participating in federal student financial aid programs.

The law is named for Jeanne Clery, a 19-year-old Lehigh University freshman who was raped and murdered in her campus residence hall in 1986. The backlash against unreported crimes on numerous campuses across the country led to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. [2] The Clery Act, signed in 1990, was originally known as the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act.

Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women
Office of Postsecondary Education, Campus Security
Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention

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External links

Laws and regulations

Crime statistics

Other information


Watkins Dr Trash No Match For UCR Students

In a massive show of force, UCR students scoured hillsides and arroyos to collect a trailer load of trash. Over seventy five participants from numerous fraternities.collaborated with the University Neighborhood and Friends Of Riverside’s Hills to reinvigorate Watkins Drive, Gateway to the University Neighborhood.

The morning’s haul included a well used triple recliner couch minus remote, nine tires, a bumper with plate plus thirty five bags of assorted trash. These guys climbed hills and scampered down into arroyos to retrieve the bounty.

In a straw poll at the end, students indicated an interest in a potential collaboration to help build the new C Trail in the Box Springs Mountains. It seems like a perfect legacy project for students, alumnae association and the UCR Foundation.

This batch of trash can be appreciated for a short time only. City crews will find this easily accessible at this location.

A second pile of bags of green waste and assorted construction debris is at the top of Watkins Drive at Gernert Rd. It’s up the hill.

Thanks to Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful for the tools, gloves and safety vests. There weren’t close to enough, but some of these guys worked bare handed.

Bags of green waste and assorted trash.
Bags of green waste and assorted trash.

Thanks again to Starbuck’s Canyon Crest, and Friends Of Riverside’s Hills.for the donuts.

The area is transformed because of your generosity and support.  

Watkins Dr Clean Up Nov 21 2015 (4)
Seventy five UCR Inter Fraternity Students Make A Big Trash Haul with Friends Of Riverside’s Hills and the University Neighborhood Assn.
UCR Students Picking Up Trash On Watkins Drive
UCR Students working the weeds along Watkins Drive, Gateway to the University Neighborhood
Trash Trailer
A Trailer of Trash for the Friends Of Riverside’s Hills Adopt A Street – Watkins Drive
Watkins Dr Clean Up Nov 21 2015 (2)
UCR Inter- Fraternity Council President Wade Harris and Treasurer Ben Davis and Friends Of Riverside’s Hills Kevin Dawson discussing what we can accomplish together next. Maybe a legacy project rebuilding the C Trail?

Watkins Drive November Clean Up

Watkins Dr Trash Pick Up Join us Saturday, November 21st at 10 a.m.  Meet up just South of the the corner of Piccacho and Watkins Dr. 

Coffee courtesy of Starbuck’s Canyon Crest, pastries courtesy of the Friends Of Riverside’s Hills.

Student volunteers courtesy of UCR’s fraternities and sororities.

Climbing hills and arroyos to scour trash is what makes this sherpa country so wear sturdy shoes..Gloves, safety vests, tools and waivers will be provided and required.

For questions or more information, call 951-640-3868.


Robert Reich Coming To UCR This Week For Film and Dialogue

Robert Reich

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, who is widely regarded as a leading expert on inequality, work and the economy, will speak at UC Riverside on Tuesday, Feb. 10, as part of the School of Public Policy Seminar Series.

“An Evening with Robert Reich” will begin at 4:30 p.m. with refreshments on the University Theatre patio. The documentary film “Inequality for All,” which examines widening income inequality in the United States, will screen in the theater from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Reich, who narrates the film, will answer questions about themes addressed in the documentary from 7 to 7:30 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested as seating is limited. Free parking will be available in Lot 6. RSVP online or by contacting Mark Manalang at (951) 827-5656 or

Reich is Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley and senior fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies. He served as labor secretary in the Clinton administration, and was named one of the 10 most effective Cabinet secretaries of the 20th century by Time Magazine.

He is the author of numerous books, including best sellers “Aftershock” and “The Work of Nations,” and “Beyond Outrage: What has gone wrong with our economy and our democracy and how to fix it.” He is a founding editor of American Prospect magazine, chairman of Common Cause, and a political commentator on programs such as “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” and “Marketplace.”

“Inequality for All” premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Achievement in Filmmaking. Directed by Jacob Kornbluth, the film examines widening income inequality and the effect of the growing gap on the U.S. economy and American democracy.


Tel: (951) 827-7847
Twitter: bettyemiller


Mark Manalang
Tel: (951) 827-5656

Invitation To Upcoming UCR Future Campus Visioning Workshops

UCR Future Campus Visioning Workships

We are looking forward to your personal participation in one or both of the upcoming UCR Future Campus Visioning Workshops on February 24th. Many of you already have let us know you plan to attend, and we appreciate that early commitment and show of support.

The response already has been fantastic!!  To facilitate an accurate count and to gather additional information, such as each participant’s meal selection and affiliation, we ask that you use the centralized reservation system accessible through the RSVP links below, or on our newly-launched Study website.

Please RSVP as soon as possible, preferably by Wednesday, February 11th. We also encourage you to share the attached flyer with anyone you believe would be interested to participate, and ask them to RSVP as soon as possible.  Questions may be sent to our Study email address at planning@ucr.eduI look forward to seeing you on the 24th!

To help UCR fulfill its promise as a vibrant, diverse institution of great distinction, the Campus Physical Master Plan Team invites you to attend one of two UCR Future Campus Visioning Workshops.Join UCR students, colleagues, friends, and neighbors for a unique opportunity to shape the vision and future of our physical campus. Make your voice heard on a wide variety of issues, including architecture, design, open spaces, sustainability, traffic, transportation, parking, signage, amenities, landscaping, safety, way-finding, walkability and much more. Through this fun and interactive session, share your ideas, opinions, concerns and suggestions for making UCR an even friendlier, safer and more inspiring place to live, learn, work and play.TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2015


12:30–2:30 p.m.
(doors open at 12:15 p.m.)
Winston Chung Hall 205/206

Lunch and free 3-hour parking included for those who register

Check in at University Kiosk for parking permit (West Campus Drive, near Lot 1)

RSVP here and additional info:


5:30–7:30 p.m.
(doors open at 5:15 p.m.)
University Extension, Rooms A & B
1200 University Avenue, Riverside

Dinner and free 3-hour parking included for those who register

RSVP here and additional info: