University of California, Riverside

School of Public Policy


Past Events (2014-2015)

Events (2014-2015)

May 27, 2015 | "Water: Impact of the Drought and New Regulations on Inland Southern California"

Celeste Cantu (SAWPA), Joe Grindstaff (Inland Empire Utilities Agency), Doug Headrick (San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District), John Rossi (Western Municipal Water District)

Part of the CSSD Randall Lewis Seminar Series

May 27, 2015 | "The New Environmental Advocacy: How NRDC Is Winning in the 21 Century"

Joel Reynolds (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Part of the UCR School of Public Policy Seminar Series

May 13, 2015 | "The San Bernardino Countywide Vision: A Community Building Its Future"

Gregory Devereaux (Chief Executive Officer, County of San Bernardino)

Part of the CSSD Randall Lewis Seminar Series

May 12, 2015 | Freight and Sustainable Communities Policy Forum

"Can we enhance livability with the growing goods movement? The latest thinking and scientific breakthroughs."

Sponsored by CE-CERT, National Center for Sustainable Transportation, UCR CSSD, Southern California Association of Governments, CalTrans, UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies

May 6, 2015 | "Opportunity in America: How We Are Failing Our Minority Communities"

Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41)

Part of the UCR School of Public Policy Seminar Series

May 1, 2015 | "Missing the Point: The Real Impact of Mascots on American Indian and Alaska Native Youth"

Erik Stegman (Center for American Progress)

Part of the UCR School of Public Policy Seminar Series

May 1, 2015 | "Law, Science and Risk: Shifting Paradigms of Regulation"

Timothy Malloy (UCLA Professor of Law and Director of the Sustainable Technology and Policy Program)

Co-sponsored by the UCR School of Public Policy and One Health Center. Free and open to the public.

April 30, 2015 | "Southern California Gas Co. Natural Gas Pathways"

George Minter (Regional Vice President of External Affairs & Environmental Strategies)

Co-sponsored by UCR CE-CERT, School of Public Policy, and School of Business Administration

April 27, 2015 | "The Next Generation of Vaccines and Biologic Pharmaceuticals"

Larry Grill (Dean of Research, Keck Graduate Institute)

Co-sponsored by the UCR School of Public Policy and One Health Center

April 9, 2015 | "Walk Riverside: Community Based Planning for Sustainable Lifestyles"

Juliann Allison (UCR Associate Professor of Gender & Sexuality Studies and Public Policy; Associate Director of the UCR Center for Sustainable Suburban Development) and Nancy Jimeno (Lecturer in American Government and California Politics, CSU Fullerton)

Part of the CSSD Randall Lewis Seminar Series

April 9, 2015 | "Between the State and the Market: The Changing Medical Profession in Britain and the United States"

Mike Saks (Professor in Health Policy, University Campus Suffolk)

Co-sponsored by the UCR Department of Sociology, School of Medicine, One Health Center, and Graduate School of Education

February 25, 2015 | America 2.0: Innovation in Public Policy and its Birth on Campus

Christopher LoCascio, Founder and President, Foundation for Innovation and Creative Solutions

February 20, 2015 | 6th Annual UC International Migration Conference

"Immigration Policy at Varying Scales" - Keynote speech by State Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens)

February 19, 2015 | "Policy Challenges of Health Insurance Expansion in California"

Dave Jones, California Insurance Commissioner

February 18, 2015 | "Affordable Housing: A Shortage Crisis"

Panel included: Steve PonTell (President & CEO, National Community Renaissance), Janice Rutherford (San Bernardino County Supervisor - 2nd District), & Ken Gutierrez (Planning Consultant & Former Planning Director, City of Riverside)

Part of the CSSD Randall Lewis Seminar Series

February 10, 2015 | "An Evening with Robert Reich"

Robert Reich, Former Secretary of Labor, Political Commentator, Political Economist

December 10, 2014 | "Regional Grand Bargain"

William Dodge, Consultant, Former Executive Director of the National Association of Regional Councils

Part of the CSSD Randall Lewis Seminar Series

December 4, 2014 | "Challenges of City Managers: Past, Present and Future"

Ted Gaebler, Stephen Harding, Ronald Bates, Former City Managers

Part of the CSSD Randall Lewis Seminar Series

November 21, 2014 | "Thinking of a Career in Political Science or Public Policy?"

Panel of Graduate Admissions Officers

November 13, 2014 | "Journey of an Accidental Activist"

Eric Astacaan, Special Assistant to Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins

Sponsored by the LGBT Resource Center, Asian Pacific Student Programs, & the SPP

November 7, 2014 | "The Impact of Water on our Health at the Local and State Level"

Anthony Rendon, Assembly Member, 63rd District; UCR Alumnus ('00 Political Science)

Sponsored by the UCR One Health Center

November 4, 2014 | "Ebola 2014: Facts and Myths & Are We At Risk?"

Ilhem Messaoudi, UCR Associate Professor, Division of Biomedical Sciences

Co-sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society & the SPP

November 3, 2014 | "Social Conditions as Fundamental Causes of Health Inequalities"

Bruce Link, Columbia University Professor

Co-sponsored by the UCR Department of Sociology & the SPP

October 30, 2014 | "The Next Generation of Local Government Leaders: Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Needed to Manage Local Government Agencies in Today's World"

Stephen G. Harding, Former City Manager, Jurupa Valley, CA

October 23, 2014 | "41st Congressional District Forum"

Congressman Mark Takano & Councilman Steve Adams

Co-sponsored by UCR Extension & the SPP

October 23, 2014 | "Modernizing the California Electricity Grid"

Michael Sullivan, Senior Vice President, Utility Services, Nexant, Inc., UCR Alumnus (Political Science)

October 17, 2014 | "The Future of Aviation in the United States"

Michael Huerta, FAA Administrator, UCR Alumnus ('78 Political Science)

October 1, 2014 | "Anarchy in [the] Ukraine: How Ukraine's Crisis Represents 'Post-Post-Cold War' Politics"

Paul D'Anieri, UCR Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor, Professor of Political Science & Public Policy

Co-sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society & the SPP

September 25, 2014 | "Water and Our Future: What's it to You?"

Celeste Cantu, General Manager, Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority

Part of the CSSD Randall Lewis Seminar Series

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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

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Tel: (951) 827-2334

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4133 CHASS Interdisciplinary South
Tel: (951) 827-5564

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