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Steven W. Friedrichsen

Steven W. Friedrichsen, dean of the College of Dental Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, has been named the school’s interim provost. Friedrichsen, who will maintain his duties as head of the dental college, will serve as provost on a part-time basis, according to a report in …

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Chris Thornberg

Chris Thornberg has been named director of the Center for Economic Forecasting and Development at UC Riverside’s School of Business Administration. Thornberg, a founding partner with Beacon Economics in Los Angeles, will also be an adjunct professor at the business school, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. The center …

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Mayor Dennis Michael

Rancho Cucamonga Mayor Dennis Michael was part of a delegation that met at the White House Wednesday with First Lady Michelle Obama. Michael, representing the National League of Cities, traveled to Washington, D.C., for an event honoring cities that are participating in the “Let’s Move! City’s, Towns and Counties” program, …

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David Ansen

David Ansen, longtime film critic for Newsweek magazine, has been named lead programmer of the Palm Springs International Film Festival. Ansen, who wrote for the weekly magazine from 1977 to 2008, will acquire films from distribution outlets and other companies and will also help select the films that will be …

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Sarjeet Gill Inland Empire

Sarjeet Gill has been elected a fellow of the Entomoligical Society of America. Gill is a distinguished professor of cell biology and neuroscience and an entomologist at UC Riverside, according to a school release. He is one of only 10 persons named to the society this year. He will be …

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Erin Phillips Inland Empire

Erin Phillips has been named executive director of the Riverside University Health System Foundation. Phillips, 34, is scheduled to take over her new position Oct. 5, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. The non-profit health system is a revamped version of Riverside County Regional Medical Center, which is owned …

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