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The Year’s Best Books About Higher Education

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By Steven Brint |

#MeToo and #TimesUp: From Social Media and Public Protest to the Capital and Beyond

On Tuesday, October 22, the School of Public Policy will be hosting the Honorable State Senator Connie Leyva who will be speaking about the movements that have offered a strong public voice to survivors of assault and harassment. The event will be held at the University of California, Riverside in the Alumni and Visitors Center...
By Maya Prasad |

California finds widespread water contamination of ‘forever chemicals’

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By Anna M. Phillips, Anthony Pesce |

Jesse Melgar, un vocero con raíces centroamericanas y mexicanas

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By Araceli Martínez Ortega |

Presidents aren't immune to treason convictions. Just look to Ukraine.

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By Indra Ekmanis |

SPP Hosts Legislative Aides Panel

Have you ever been interested in working in government? On Wednesday, October 23, the Dean’s Brand Ambassadors are hosting a panel of legislative aides from various California policymakers’ offices. The event will be held at the University of California, Riverside in Interdisciplinary South, Room 1113 on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 4:30...
By Maya Prasad |

Is Meritocracy Making Everyone Miserable?

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By Louis Menand |

New UC students share their hopes and dreams

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By Nicole Freeling |

New center to address health disparities in inland Southern California

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Republicans Changed Their Mind About Higher Education Really Quickly

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By Joe Pinkser |

Sociology and public policy professor wins CHASS distinguished lecturer award

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By University Communications |

What’s behind the desire for ‘skilled’ immigrants? Racial prejudice.

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By Neil Malhotra and Benjamin Newman |

MPP Students Receive a Grant to Collaborate with the R'Pantry

UC Riverside’s R’Pantry is expanding with access to nutritious food and a plethora of healthy options thanks to Maria Omary and Larysha Green RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Larysha Green and Maria Omary, current first year UCR Master of Public Policy students, received a grant from UCR Healthy Campus, for their project titled Enhancing Nutritious Food Access...
By Madeleine Bunting |

Internship Program Offers Experience in Policy Work

The UCR School of Public Policy Internship Program provides students an opportunity to apply what they learn in the classroom to the real world. RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Internships are an integral part of exposing public policy students to the real world. To that effect, the UCR School of Public Policy Internship Program has been matching...
By Maya Prasad |

Bryan Alexander's Future Trends Forum with Guest Steven Brint

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By Future Trends Forum |

The Unkept Promises of Higher Education

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By David Kirp |

Five myths about the Ivy League

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By Jerome Karabel |

Senior Policy Fellow Barry Wallerstein Receives Clean Air Award

Congratulations to Senior Policy Fellow Barry Wallerstein, recipient of the 2018 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Award! Learn More
By California Air Resources Board |