Living the Promise Symposia

JOIN US as we examine the academic themes of Living the Promise: The Campaign for UC Riverside, and how UCR is impacting our community, our nation and our world, and how you are part of it all.



From Genomics to Harvest

From Genomics to Harvest, explore the vast contributions UCR is making to the basic science, cultivation, and production of plants and food.
Date: Friday, March 17, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: The Barn at UCR

The event will highlight faculty research with discussions led by Kathryn Uhrich, Dean, College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences; Philip Roberts, Professor and Chair of Nematology; Mary Lu Arpaia, CE Subtropical Horticulture Specialist; Julia Bailey-Serres, Professor of Genetics & Geneticist; Peggy Mauk, CE Specialist for Subtropical Crops and Director of UCR Agricultural Operations; and Wenbo Ma, Professor of Plant Pathology and Plant Pathologist. A reception will immediately follow, featuring a special catering menu inspired by UCR’s food research.

Renewable Nature

Examine the concept of Renewable Nature, and learn how UCR’s environmental, energy, and sustainable development research solutions are creating a healthier planet.
Date:   Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time:   6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location:   Botanic Gardens Parking Lot 13
This event will highlight faculty research with discussions led by Distinguished Professor Michael Allen and Associate Professor Juliann Allison.

New Voices and Visions

Watch, look, and see the New Voices and Visions of UCR as we showcase the various expressions and celebrations of our humanity through visual and performing arts, and nurture voices from across the rich tapestry of society.
Date:   Thursday, May 4, 2017
Time:   6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location:   University Theatre at UCR
This event will feature bestselling authors and UCR professors of creative writing Reza Aslan and Susan Straight.

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UC Riverside invites you to join special guest U.S. Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell, as he discusses improving access, increasing affordability, enhancing quality, and accelerating college completion. Together we’ll explore how UCR is leveraging these priorities to become a university of the 21st century: A Place Where All Succeed!

No funds will be raised at this event.
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell at UCR
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Come together as we share the many ways Social Innovation & Empowerment at UCR strengthens our social fabric through quality education, robust public policy, and community engagement.
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Explore UCR’s focus on Health & Wellness in our own community and around the world, and how we’re advancing the study of human health, reducing healthcare disparities, and promoting prevention and wellness.
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Discover the inventions at UCR enriching the ways we experience and interact with our world.
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