Saturday , September 24 2022


CSUSB names dean of College of Natural Sciences

Sastry J. Pantula has been named dean of Cal State San Bernardino’s College of Natural Sciences. A recognized expert in statistical sciences, Pantula has worked in higher education for more than 25 years and is currently a professor of statistics at Oregon State University, according to a statement. Pantula was …

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UCR department gets tech donation

The Center for Environmental Research and Technology at UC Riverside has receive $1 million worth of equipment and software used to test emissions produced by automobiles, trucks and large engines. AVL, a global automotive consulting firm that develops emissions-testing technology, made the donation so that the center can develop “the …

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Community college buys land for possible expansion

Mt. San Jacinto College has closed escrow on an 80-acre parcel in Wildomar that it will likely use for expansion. The property, located near Interstate 15 along part of Clinton Keith Road, was previously owned by the Riverside County Regional Park and Open Space District, according to a statement. The …

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Cal State SB commencement will be a milestone

Cal State San Bernardino will top 100,000 graduates this week. More than 3,500 students are expected to participate in the school’s five commencement ceremonies on Thursday and Saturday, according to a statement. Regardless of how many people choose to march down the aisle in their cap and gown, the university …

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Community colleges hold commencements

The three campuses that make up the Riverside Community College District held their commencement ceremonies yesterday. Collectively, Moreno Valley College, Norco College and Riverside City College handed out 8,415 degrees and certificates, about 600 more than last year, according to a statement. Students at Moreno Valley College received 1,640 associate …

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UCR partners with Chilean group

UC Riverside’s Office of Technology Partnerships has agreed to collaborate with Know Hub Chile, a group of eight universities and three research centers funded by the Chilean government. Both entities hope to work together in multiple areas, including academic research, entrepreneurial education and evaluation of portfolio technologies, according to a …

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