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Spring 2021 Undergraduate Education Newsletter

A Message from the Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education One year ago, faculty and staff undertook the intense labor of moving UCR’s teaching enterprise from in-person classroom- and lab-based work to a remote format in an effort to ensure access and equity for all students. Then-interim CIO David Gracey and his team moved...

Winter Term Undergraduate Education Newsletter

A Message from the Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education Dear UCR Community, As I watched the violence at the Capitol on January 6th, I immediately began to process what occurred that day and began to reflect on the state of the nation, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the murder of George Floyd and many...

Navigating the Fall Term

Dear UCR Community, We begin this fall term amidst social, economic, and health crises of unprecedented scope and impact. I know these tremendous challenges are top of mind for all of us as fall classes approach. I find encouragement in the hard work of our students, staff, and faculty in preparation for this historic term...

Undergraduate Education's Response to the Pandemic

Dear UCR Community, I have spent the last few months thinking about what it means to be a part of the UC Riverside community. The campus is physically closed, but much of the university’s work has continued remotely —activities such as teaching and research advances outside of the physical buildings that have been our intellectual...