University of California, Riverside

School of Public Policy


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Monday, February 26, 2018 | "How Libraries Can Make Your Life Better and Save the World" (co-sponsored by the UCR Library)

Greg Lucas (California State Librarian)

12:30-2:00 p.m., Interdisciplinary South 1113

Thursday, March 1, 2018 | Fourth Annual Solar Conference

Solar Power: Past, Present, and Its Future in Inland Southern California

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Bourns Technology Center, 1200 Columbia Ave., Riverside, Ca 92507

Thursday, March 1, 2018 | UCR Political Economy Seminar

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey (Sociology, University of Massachusetts)

time tba, location tba

  • Flyer forthcoming
  • RSVP forthcoming

Thursday, March 8, 2018 | UCR MPP Info Session - March 8th, 2018

Learn more about the Master of Public Policy (MPP) program at the University of California, Riverside's School of Public Policy by attending an information session.

3:40-4:30 p.m., Interdisciplinary South 1109

Monday, March 12, 2018 | Lessons from Fukushima Nuclear Disaster - Human Error: “Everything is under control.” But is it? (co-sponsored by Media & Cultural Studies, Asian Studies, Comparative Literature, and Center for Ideas & Society)

Yoh Kawano (Filmmaker)

3:00-5:00 p.m., Interdisciplinary South 1113

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 | What Factors Explain Acceptance of Water Supply Innovations? (co-sponsored by the UCR Library)

David Feldman (Professor, University of California, Irvine)

12:00-1:00 p.m., Orbach 240

Thursday, March 15, 2018 | The Trump Administration’s Antitrust Challenge to the Proposed ATT and Warner Merger: A New Era of Trust Busting or a New Era of Hidden Agendas?

Ken MacVey (Partner & Litigator, Best Buy & Krieger LLP)

12:30-2:00 p.m., Humanities 1500

Friday, March 16, 2018 | "Food Evolution" (co-sponsored by the UCR College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences, UC Riverside Cafe, UCR School of Public Policy, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources, UCR Healthy Campus Initiative, and University of California, Global Food Initiative)

Scott Hamilton Kennedy (Producer, Director, Academy Award Nominee)

4:00-7:00 p.m., The Barn at UC Riverside

Friday, April 13, 2018 | Symposium on Sex Trafficking (co-sponsored with The Presley Center for Crime & Justice Studies)

Amalia Cabezas (UCR Associate Professor, Gender & Sexuality Studies), Rhacel Parrenas (USC Professor, Sociology and Gender Studies), Sheldon Zhang (UMass Lowell, Chairman of School of Criminology and Justice Studies), Gregory J. DeAngelo (Assistant Professor, Economics, West Virginia University), Michael A. Ramos (San Bernardino District Attorney), Tara Willey (Senior Probation Officer), Kristen Dolan (Anti-Human Trafficking Director, Safe House), Christina Kiritz Arnold (Prevent Human

11:00 a.m.-4:25 p.m., location tba

  • Flyer forthcoming
  • RSVP forthcoming

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

School of Public Policy
Anil B. Deolalikar
Founding Dean
Professor of Economics

Student Affairs
Tel: (951) 827-2334

Dean’s Office
4133 CHASS Interdisciplinary South
Tel: (951) 827-5564

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