InsideUCR Special color issue UCR Receives Largest News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside • Volume 2, Number 12 • June 28, 2006 • www.InsideUCR.ucr.edu Gift in Its History Two charitable trusts from long-time Riverside residents will be used to time executive editor of The Press-Enterprise; long-time motor sports executive Les Richter; and Singletary. create 22 academic chairs. The Austins' gift is expected to create 10 Austin Chairs in UCR's proposed School of Medicine and its Health Sciences Research Institute. William Austin and Bart Singletary were partners for BY MARCIA MCQUERN 35 years in the William Austin Co., a property manage- ment firm. The company is now owned by Bart Singletary's Two long-time Riverside couples have made the largest son, Chris, and William Austin. gift ever to UCR, Chancellor France A. Córdova announced The elder Singletary and Austin, friends since they June 16. The gift also is the largest combined charitable were neighbors as children in a downtown Riverside trust given to a University of California campus in the past neighborhood, are both former presidents of the Greater five years. Riverside Chambers of Commerce. The $15.5 million planned gift from the charitable trusts Austin is a third generation Riversider whose grand- of Bart and Barbara Singletary and William and Toby Austin father, William Moore, was a county supervisor from will create 22 professorships in social sciences, medical edu- 1929 to 1939. He is a former chair of the Riverside Board cation and research, and agriculture. The gift nearly doubles of Realtors and regional vice president for this area of the the number of endowed professorships at UCR. California Real Estate Association. As a young woman, "This generous donation will be transformative for Toby Austin worked at UCR as an agriculture librarian Her UCR," Córdova said. "It will enable us to compete success- niece, Michele Sheskey, graduated in 1993 and died in a fully for the best faculty and help propel us to the top tier car accident in 1998. of research universities." Singletary, a second-generation Riversider, is a former The Singletarys' gift is projected to create one chair in chair of the UCR Foundation Board of Trustees and the agriculture sciences and 11 chairs in the social sciences, Citizens University Committee. He received the founda- including UCR's proposed School of Law and School of tion's Distinguished Service Award in 2004. He received a Public Policy. Chairs will be named for Riverside Mayor Ron bachelor's degree in political science from UCR in 1986. Loveridge, a UCR political science associate professor on The $15.5 million planned gift from the charitable trusts of The partners' gift consists of the net proceeds from long-term leave; UCR Political Science Professor Emeritus Bart and Barbara Singletary (top) and William and Toby their interest in Riverside apartment complexes, which are Francis Carney; Vice Chancellor for Advancement Emeritus Austin (bottom) will create endowed chairs designed to bring being sold to create the charitable trusts for the benefit of Jim Erickson; the late Bob Holstein, a politically active top scholars to UCR. UC Riverside Launches New UCR. Riverside lawyer; the late Norman Cherniss, former long- UC Riverside Makes Marketing Initiative Economic Waves Totaling $953 Million A number of new marketing initiatives, designed to showcase the campus’s strengths and contributions, will be start to show up by this fall. CB Richard Ellis Consulting calculates that UCR produces $5.50 in value to the Inland Empire for every $1 invested from BY MARGENE MASTIN-SCHEPPS the region As part of a major cam- paign to strengthen its reputa- tion and raise its profile among premiere universities, UC BY KRIS LOVEKIN Riverside has established a new The first independent analysis of the University of institutional brand and long- California, Riverside's economic impact shows that UCR term strategic communications spent $5.50 in Riverside and San Bernardino counties for plan. every dollar received from the same area. For more than a year, a All together, CB Richard Ellis Consulting estimated that campus-wide marketing adviso- UCR had a $953 million economic impact in California dur- ry team worked in partnership ing the 2004-05 academic year. The firm arrived at that num- with the marketing firm UCR stakeholders, ber by using industry-standard multipliers to show how Peterson Skolnick and Dodge to conduct a market research including faculty, direct campus spending ripples through the economy, as the study, and to develop a UCR brand platform that includes students, staff, alumni institution buys goods and services, pays salaries to employ- key marketing strategies, core messages and a new UCR and volunteers. ees and constructs new buildings, prompting the need for graphic identity system. The result is more production elsewhere. "By establishing this new campus-wide integrated mar- a newly adopted "I am not surprised to see that the university is a very keting program, we will significantly enhance the overall campus logo and a robust and efficient economic engine for the region," said image of UCR and build pride within our campus community," set of messages Chancellor France A. Córdova. "As we continue to expand that reflect UCR's UCR’s marketing plan includes a said Chancellor France A. Córdova. "This initiative will our own workforce and student enrollment - and with new dynamic reality, said new look for the UCR logo. enable our campus to compete even more effectively for initiatives such as the proposed School of Medicine and the students, faculty and funding resources." McQuern. newly launched Palm Desert center - we expect that UCR will The key umbrella messages are that UCR is a UC of "UCR is a campus on the rise," she said. "We need to further broaden its impacts and contributions." opportunity, of strategic results, of accessible excellence, of reinforce the strengths and key assets that distinguish UCR The nine-month study showed that while most of UCR's Inland Southern California and of the future. from other colleges. revenue comes from outside the region, the majority of "Of course, not all of these are appropriate for every Interviews with current and prospective students, spending is concentrated in the fast-growing Inland Empire. audience and the precise wording will often be different," Advanced Placement high school teachers and community In 2004-05, the campus spent $380.7 million on salaries said Marcia McQuern, executive director for the Office of and wages, goods and services, and construction, of which Marketing and Media Relations "For example, Bourns college counselors helped to identify ways to strengthen enrollment outreach. Focus groups with alumni, donors, $256.6 was spent in the Inland Empire. Since just $46.7 mil- College of Engineering very appropriately uses the tagline, lion of the University’s revenue came from local sources that ‘We engineer excellence.'" volunteers and community leaders in Riverside, Palm Desert and Los Angeles identified ways to enhance UCR's means the campus made a net contribution of $209.9 mil- fundraising and alumni relations programs. lion to the local economy. In other words, UCR spent $5.50 More Than Just a Logo in the Inland region for every dollar in revenue received from The planning process involved interviews, focus "Clearly, UCR is the premiere public research institution in Inland Southern California," said Bill Boldt, vice chancellor the same geographical area. groups, consultations and online surveys with hundreds of See Marketing, page 3 See Impact, page 2 InsideUCR page 2 June 28, 2006 www.InsideUCR.ucr.edu GettingPersonal Name: Elizabeth Bennett WhoSays? Department: Office of the Registrar Job: Registrar "We do not know what Jesus actually looked like. What Length of employment at UCR: 16 years we're doing is working from images of Jesus we know and seeing him in certain things like tiles or oil stains on My work focuses on: I maintain the official record of the sidewalk. It's kind of an affirmation of piety and affec- UCR students; managing the registration process; tion. It's really about the willingness of people to see overseeing academic classroom scheduling; and manag- things.'' ing the archive of approved course descriptions. If you remember being told when you were little "This is going Ivan Strenski, professor of religious studies, on your permanent record," I'm the permanent record on the reports of iconic religious sightings in lady. everyday objects. INLAND VALLEY DAILY BULLETIN, Things you should know about me: Perhaps because SAN BERNARDINO SUN I started at the university not long after graduating from college it took me a long time to get over thinking "This company is like a giant swath that's kind of eating "bureaucrat" and "administrator" were bad words! its way across the country … and it stands for a bunch of Fortunately, I eventually wised up and realized one can values that people don't like." be a good bureaucrat or a bad one, just as in any other Edna Bonacich, a professor of sociology and job. I define myself now as a university bureaucrat who ethnic studies, on the relentless advancement is very passionate about her work. I love the job of of the Wal-Mart Company across the country. registrar because I've always got some new program or THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC service to get excited about, but my office also has a very solid, regular schedule of ongoing responsibilities that "In many cases, I think it is an economic decision. Men helps keep me grounded. Because I have to be flexible often earn more than women, and the family loses less if Elizabeth Bennett and focused at the same time, I had a regular yoga the woman takes time off. Of course, in the long run, the practice for the past six years. It helps me increase my earning power of women suffers because of their time capacity in both areas. outside of the work force, so there are some long-term impacts that exist." Scott Coltrane, sociology professor, on why men take less paid family leave than women People after childbirth. SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE Professor Stephen Cullenberg has The award, created by UCR and Service Plus Credit "This is a very significant milestone. As we are emerging agreed to serve as acting dean of the Union, was established to recognize members of UCR into a larger campus with more students and faculty, we College of Humanities Arts and Social staff whose community service contributes greatly to do need to be more competitive for the very best Sciences starting July 1. He replaces Joel Riverside County. faculty." Martin, who had been serving as inter- Cortez was chosen for his dedication to programs like France A. Córdova, UCR chancellor, on the im dean since March, 2004. Martin, Eastside's El Centro de Ninos, a state-funded child care $15.5 million donation that will go toward the who holds the Costo Chair in American center, and the East Side Soccer Clinic. establishment of at least 22 endowed Indian Affairs, has recently accepted He received a certificate of excellence and a check for professorships. an appointment as dean of the Stephen Cullenberg $500 from Service Plus Credit Union. THE PRESS ENTERPRISE College of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Donald Siegel, an internationally "Homer Simpson is a buffoon, but he's a lovable buffoon, Cullenberg is a professor of economics. He arrived at renowned expert on the transfer of whereas Dr. Phil is a disciplinarian of the high order - a UCR in 1988. He served as chair of the Department of technology from universities and brutish man who is hypercritical of others and who has Economics for six years. federal labs to businesses, will join the made a vast amount of money by making "I'm looking forward to working together with the faculty at the UC Riverside's A. Gary people feel miserable about themselves." wide range of extraordinary faculty in the college," he Anderson Graduate School of Toby Miller, professor of English, sociology said. Management on July 1. and women's studies, on the importance of professor of entrepreneurship and Donald Siegel Siegel will hold the dual titles of humor in fatherhood. Professor of History Thomas SAULT STAR Cogswell has been elected by his fellow associate dean. He comes to UCR from Rensselaer Read more about UCR staff and faculty in the faculty members to a one-year term as Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., where he was chairman news, visit www.inthenews.ucr.edu. UCR Staff Assembly chairman of the UCR Academic Senate. of the department of economics. His term begins Sept. 1. "Siegel's hire represents one of the most significant Hosts Excursion Cogswell, who studies modern senior appointments in the history of the A. Gary British history, came to UC Riverside in Anderson Graduate School of Management," said interim 1999. He previously taught at the dean Raymond Williams. "He will place UC Riverside, University of Kentucky and Harvard Thomas Cogswell particularly our efforts on the Palm Desert campus, University. instantly on the national radar screen with respect to UCR Staff Assembly is offering an afternoon trip to the The UCR Academic Senate, made up of all tenure- entrepreneurship." beach and an evening performance of the Pageant of the track faculty members, shares decision-making power Siegel's research interests include the strategic and Masters in Laguna Beach, a popular 90-minute show fea- with the administration. economic implications of entrepreneurship and techno- tures real people posing as famous works of art. He follows Professor Manuela Martins-Green, who logical change, university technology transfer, corporate A bus will leave parking Lot 24 at UCR at 2 p.m. on completes her one-year term on Aug. 31. social responsibility and productivity analysis. Saturday, Aug. 12. His teaching duties will include classes at both the Cost is $57 per person, which includes a ticket to the Officer Mario Cortez of the UCR police department Palm Desert and Riverside campuses. 8:30 p.m. showing of the pageant, roundtrip bus trans- was accorded the People Helping People Award presented In his role as associate dean, Siegel will be responsible portation and snacks. Dinner is not included. by the Service Plus Credit Union on June 21 at the UCR for building the entrepreneurship initiative on the Palm For more information, contact Janna Le Blanc at Staff Assembly Barbeque. Desert campus and searching for two new assistant pro- 827-3928 or email@example.com. fessors of entrepreneurship for UCR Palm Desert. Economic impact , Cont. from page 1 labor in the region and throughout In all, UC Riverside's total spending impact in the state. In the 2004-05 fiscal year, California was $638 million in the 2004-05 fiscal year. In UC Riverside conferred 3,632 addition, spending by UCR's students, retirees and visitors degrees, including 3,080 bachelor's to the campus had an economic impact of $315 million. degrees, 393 master's degrees and The campus also generated 8,031 full-time equivalent 159 doctoral degrees. jobs statewide. "This total impact of $953 million includes the direct • UCR is an important economic spending of the campus, as well as the indirect and engine for the fast-growing Inland induced impacts of that spending," said Kathy Barton, Empire, made up of 3.8 million peo- UCR's director of technology collaboration. "In other ple. The area has about 1.2 million words, every dollar spent by the campus itself - and by jobs and accounted for more than students, faculty, staff and retired employees - has ripple 50 percent of all job growth in the effects in the local economy and beyond." Southern California region from The full report, which is available online at 2000 to 2005. www.impact.ucr.edu, summarizes UCR's various "In addition to the hard numbers, the impacts: analysis documents the workforce contri- • The highly skilled graduates of UCR's colleges and butions of UCR - a contribution that is schools are perhaps UC Riverside's most significant the heart of any research university," contribution to the Inland Empire and California Barton said. "The creation of new knowl- economies. Of the 57,740 total alumni of UC edge both through the education of our Riverside, 46,146, or about 80 percent, lived in the graduates and through research benefits the local, region- State of California in 2005. CBRE Consulting provides a wide range of real estate and urban al and statewide economies by providing highly skilled economic consulting services to corporate, institutional and • Of these alumni, nearly 18,000, or about 31 per- workers and discoveries that can be applied to new prod- public-sector clients throughout the United States, Europe and cent, lived in the Inland Empire. ucts and services." Asia Pacific regions. Founded in 1906, CB Richard Ellis has a As a distinctive group within CB Richard Ellis Group, Web site at www.cbre.com. • Each year, UCR graduates add to the pool of skilled Inc., the world's largest full-service real estate company, InsideUCR page 3 June 28, 2006 www.InsideUCR.ucr.edu UCNews Research& Scholarship Abrams Appointed Acting Chancellor of UCLA Officials at UCR's outreach clearinghouse, the Academy Larive was teaching at the time. The project has since landed Norman Abrams, a professor emeritus of law at UCLA, of Learning through Partnerships for Higher Education. its second NSF grant under the National Digital Science has been named acting chancellor of UCLA, effective July (ALPHA) Center, announced the receipt of a $150,000 Library initiative. It was also featured in the April 12 Net 1. He is returning to active status to accept the appoint- James Irvine Foundation grant to sustain and expand Watch column of the journal Science. ment. programs for middle and high school students, their teachers and prospective teachers from the Coachella and Imperial It was a tourist bureau's nightmare: a UC President Dynes made the interim appointment in plant-killing invasive insect established a accordance with UC policy. Dynes is expecting confirmation valleys. The new Irvine Foundation grant augments an existing beachhead on a Pacific island paradise and of Abrams' interim appointment from the regents during quickly spread, leaving tourists and locals their July meeting. $300,000 allocation that supports programs for K-12 teachers and their students in the two desert valleys. who stroll down tree-lined promenades A search for a permanent chancellor continues, and is drenched in bug urine. expected to be finalized by the end of the year. The desert programs the ALPHA Center provides include Girls Excelling in Mathematics with Success (GEMS), The news got worse for Tahitian and Albert Carnesale, UCLA's chancellor since July 1997, Mo'orean officials after UCR Entomologist announced last September that he would retire on June 30, Desert MATE (Mathematics Academy for Teaching Mark Hoddle Excellence) and California Mathematics and Science Mark Hoddle and UC Berkeley researcher 2006. Following a sabbatical leave, Carnesale - nationally Kenwyn Suttle discovered that many of known for his expertise in international affairs and nation- Teacher Initiative (CMST). Since 1998, the ALPHA Center has worked in partner- the islands' natural protectors, its spiders,died after eating al security policy - intends to return to his teaching, schol- the culprit, a half-inch-long leaf hopper known as the glassy- arship and engagement in public policy issues. ship with K-12 schools, community colleges and other universities, businesses, foundations and nonprofits, to winged sharpshooter. As acting chancellor, Abrams will receive an annual Help came in the form of a microscopic parasitic wasp salary of $320,000 along with standard pension and health develop programs that prepare students to enter and excel in college. from Florida that is also helping to check the sharpshooter's benefits in accordance with UC policy. He is also entitled to assault on the grape and wine industry in California. an annual administrative fund allocation for official enter- Whether you're a forensic scientist The glassy-winged sharpshooter is an unusually fast tainment and other purposes permitted by university policy analyzing a crime scene, a chemistry spreader of pathogens, such as Xylella fastidiosa, which and procedures. Because Abrams is coming out of retire- student trying to understand Trouton's causes Pierce's disease that can kill a grapevine in two years. ment to accept the post, his current UC pension will be sus- theory or an educator trying to illus- Hoddle and Suttle will publish their findings in an pended while he is serving as acting chancellor. trate a particularly difficult concept, upcoming edition of the journal Biological Invasions in a A brief biography of Abrams is available at you've got help online at the Analytical paper titled, "Engineering Enemy-free Space: An Invasive www.law.ucla.edu/home/index.asp?page=389. More Sciences Digital Library (ASDL). Pest that Kills its Predators." information about the search from the UCLA campus: The ASDL, a comprehensive collec- The sharpshooter could have disrupted the food chains www.ucla.edu/bulletin/newchancellor.html. chemical measurements and instru- Cynthia Larive tion of Web-based resources related to of entire islands because the direct lethal impacts on the spi- ders could have myriad indirect effects on competitors and mentation, is freely accessible at their collective prey, according to the paper. The damage Awards& Honors www.asdlib.org. The site includes links to over 320 sites could have been amplified by the lack of natural checks that containing animations, online text, PowerPoint lecture allowed the sharpshooter to achieve greater numbers than Seymour Van Gundy, professor slides, tutorials, simulations and virtual experiments. they do in their natural range. emeritus of nematology and former "It's something that's both scientific and educational in In May 2005, after safety evaluations were completed, dean of the UCR College of Natural nature," said Cynthia Larive, professor of analytical Hoddle returned and began releasing the microscopic stingless and Agricultural Sciences, has carried chemistry at UC Riverside and the site's editor in chief. "The wasp, Gonatocerus ashmeadi, a natural enemy of the sharp- on a relationship with Moldova after idea for the site came about as a result of my colleague shooter. retirement, which has yielded great at the University of Kansas, Ted Kuwana, who ran a series By the end of 2005, Hoddle reported the sharpshooter friendships, productive collegial part- of workshops on how to teach the subject of analytical had almost disappeared from the south pacific islands in nerships and research exchanges for chemistry." which the wasp was released. The project started in 2002 with a National Science UC Riverside, the UC Berkeley Gump Station and the And now, Van Gundy can count Seymour both faculty and students. Foundation (NSF) grant to the University of Kansas, where French Polynesian Government contributed to the project. his induction into Moldova's National Van Gundy Marketing Cont. from page 1 Academy of Sciences - that country's highest academic body - as another symbol of that rela- tionship. specific marketing plans. A pilot program for the Bourns for university advancement. "The diversity of our campus Van Gundy was inducted during a ceremony on June College of Engineering will be developed over the summer uniquely reflects the demographics of 21st-century 12 in Chisinau, the nation's capital. The ceremony corre- in order to serve as a model for other major campus units. California, and our world-class research truly impacts the sponds with the academy's 60th anniversary celebration. In addition, a new campus marketing council will be quality of life and economic well being of California Although he retired from UCR's Department of residents.” established to help guide the development of new commu- Nematology in 1993, Van Gundy has continued working "This is the UCR story we want to tell, and now we nications policies, program planning and implementation. as an agricultural consultant for the University Extension's have the tools to communicate that story more effectively," The council will sponsor regular workshops for graphic Natural Sciences Division, coordinating the Environmental he added. designers and communications professionals across campus. Education Partnership (EEP), which established ties "My sincere thanks to the many hundreds of students, between UCR and Moldova State University. EEP is part of A Year-Long Rollout faculty, staff, alumni and supporters who took part in this a larger effort by the University Extension to build educa- By the time students and faculty return to campus in year-long planning process. The feedback provided by these tional and research alliances in Russia and the newly September, a number of new marketing initiatives will individuals helped create the vision for our new UCR brand," formed independent states of the former Soviet Union. already be in the works, including a redesigned UCR Web said Córdova. "Thanks to the continued leadership of those site, an updated look for the UCR magazine and a range of who served as Marketing Advisory Team members and many publications and merchandise featuring the new campus others, we expect a smooth and successful implementation logo. of our communications plan over this next year." DidYouKnow? During the 2006-07 academic year, elements of the UCR brand will be visible on new campus signs and will be More information about the campus-wide integrated marketing program, including details on the release of the featured as part of several events, including the fall student new UCR logo and graphic-identity style guide is available at convocation, regional alumni gatherings and a planned www.ucr.edu. Additional questions may be directed to the Did you know that the concrete “C” on the downtown UCR Arts Block fund-raising gala. Office of Marketing and Media Relations. That office will Box Springs mountains above the campus "There are many details yet to be worked out, and we change its name to the Office of Strategic Communications stands for California? Poured by Yeager are consulting with many administrative and academic on July 1. Construction, it measures 13 feet by 70 feet. departments on a variety of issues," said McQuern. "As a Typically painted gold, it has also been general rule, we would like to see that all brochures and painted white, green, pink and striped like a other print materials intended for use or distribution after zebra. It has been turned into a zero, a C+ September 1 feature the new campus logo." and part of the name "McCarthy" during a Once completed, a new UCR style guide - an online The Campus Marketing Advisory Team, visit of Senator Eugene McCarthy. One time, resource that will provide specific guidance on how to use led by Margene Mastin-Schepps, included: pranksters painted it the exact brown of the the new logo - will be made available by mid-summer. A hillside and the C disappeared. Luckily, they detailed announcement will be made regarding the release Derk Adams LaRae Lundgren left a ransom note. of UCR letterhead and business cards featuring the new Kathy Barton Clyde Miller logo. In addition, a campus Web task force is in the process of being established to help guide the UCR Web redesign James Brown Andy Plumley project. Chris Buydos Olivia Rivera Some initial design changes will be visible on the UCR Dan Chavez Marie Schultz Web page by September. The full Web design project is Pat Daly Jorge Silva-Risso InsideUCR is produced by the Office of expected to take six to nine months to complete. Marketing and Media Relations. "We appreciate the patience and support of all campus Cliff Dochterman Todd Wingate units as we make our way through this transition," said Kris Lovekin McQuern. Marcia McQuern Executive Director of Media Relations and Marketing: Within the context of the campus-wide plan, UCR will Editor: Kim Lane begin a collaborative process to build and refine college- Writers: Ricardo Duran, Celeste Durant, Kim Lane, Kris Village Bookstore to Close June 29 Lovekin, Marcia McQuern, Iqbal Pittalwala, Kat Sanchez Photographers: Kim Lane, Peter Phun Designers: Daniel Chavez, Brad Rowe, Shari Schneider Editorial Assistance: Jim Brown, Kat Sanchez After a nearly three-year experiment in retail book-sell- director. "Unfortunately, we were just unable to cover Story ideas and comments: InsideUCR @ucr.edu ing at the University Village, the Village Bookstore will close expenses. I want to thank people who supported The Village on June 29. Inside UCR is published online on the second Wednesday of Bookstore for the past three years and I hope that you will the month and in print on the fourth Wednesday of the "We opened in October 2003 with the goal of provid- transfer your patronage to the UCR Bookstore." month. Both issues are available at www.insideucr.ucr.edu. ing this area with an exciting and comprehensive book- For information about the UCR Bookstore, store. I think we did that," said Scott Campbell, bookstore visit www.bookstore.ucr.edu. Staff End Year with Second Season of UCR Idol InsideUCR page 4 June 28, 2006 www.InsideUCR.ucr.edu BY KAT SANCHEZ UCR staff celebrated the end of the Bayaca was chosen as the new UCR Idol. 2005-06 school year with the Staff Tonya Frazier was the runner up. Each Assembly End of the Year Beach Bash on received an iPod Nano. The other contest- June 21. The celebration included a bar- ants received gift certificates. beque and the second annual presentation But, said Kathy Barton, outgoing presi- of UCR Idol, a take-off on the television pro- dent of the UCR Staff Assembly, UCR Idol is gram American Idol. not just a contest. Season two of UCR Idol was held in the "This is an event that not only showcas- Aberdeen-Inverness Residential Restaurant es the 'hidden' talents of UCR staff, but also and hosted by Andy "Ryan Seacrest" brings us together for a really fun end-of- Plumley, director of housing. Five staff mem- the-year celebration," said Barton, who is bers performed as contestants: Rodney director of technology collaboration for the Bayaca, from the Office of Undergraduate Office of Governmental and Community Recruitment; Tonya Frazier, from the Relations. Development Office; James Smith, from Approximately 750 people attended the Housing Services; Wade Stern, from the end of the year event. Many organizations UCR Police Department and Scott Huard, contributed to UCR Idol including UCR's from Physical Plant. Dining Services, Printing and Reprographics, The contestants were judged by Louis Student Recreation Center and "Simon Cowell" Vandenberg, general man- Transportation and Parking Services, and the Tonya Frazier, accompanied on the piano by Wanda Scruggs, was one of five UCR Idol ager of KUCR radio; Denise "Paula Abdul" Service Plus Credit Union, Apple Computers, contestants during the recent end-of-the-year Staff Assembly barbeque. Rodney Stadelbacher, assistant director of Cultural Best Buy of Moreno Valley and Showcase Bayaca, from the Office of Undergraduate Recruitment won the competition. Frazier Events and Mike "Randy Jackson" Lane, Limousine. was runner up. New Exhibits Open This Summer at UCR/CMP, Sweeney Art Gallery UCR's chief of police. BY KAT SANCHEZ tion of viewpoints on the current political Three new exhibits will open at the situation with his subjects, handwritten UCR/CMP this summer. signs and color photographs. “Sleeping by the Mississippi” examines The exhibits will run through October 8, the individual lives and communities along 2006. An opening reception for all exhibits the Mississippi River from Minnesota to will be held at 7 p.m. on Aug. 5. Louisiana through large-scale photograph- The UCR/CMP is located downtown at ic portraits, landscapes and interiors. U.S. 3824 Main St., Riverside, and is open artist Alec Soth spent five years document- Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 5 ing people, gas stations, churches and var- p.m. Admission is $3 for general public and ious homes to create this exhibit. free to members, students and seniors. “American Series” presents For more information call (951) 784 French/Algerian artist Lise Sarfati's portraits FOTO or visit cmp.ucr.edu. of American youths taken in shopping The Sweeney Art Gallery will also offer a malls, schools and on the street. Her exhib- new exhibit this summer. “Separate it explores adolescence in suburbia in pho- Checks” will feature the works of eight tographic scenes. Sarfati found her sub- UCR master's of fine arts students. jects in Texas, Georgia, North Carolina, There will be an opening reception at 7 Oregon and California during her travels in p.m. on July 8, 2006. The exhibition will 2002-03. continue through July 22. “Jonathan Hollingsworth's What We The Sweeney Art Gallery is located at Think Now” outlines young people's 3800 Main St., Riverside. Alec Soth, Cemetery, Fountain City, Wisconsin, 2004. C-print. 32 x 20 inches. responses to the U.S. involvement in Iraq. For information, hours and admission, Courtesy of Alec Soth/Magnum Photos. Hollingsworth illustrates a diverse collec- call (951) 827-3755 or visit: sweeney.ucr.edu. CampusCalendar ONGOING 10 Monday Exhibit: Sleeping by the Mississippi, UCR/ California SEPTEMBER Training: How to Write a Job Description, 2-4 p.m., Museum of Photography. Series of large scale photo- Exhibit: Supervision: Nicoline Van Harskamp and graphic works that document lives and communities 5 Tuesday Human Resources Building (Personnel) Suite I. Cost: Jill Magid present a visual exploration of the phe- along the Mississippi. Exhibit continues through Training: Conducting Performance Reviews, 1-5 p.m., $10. Information and to enroll online: nomena of public surveillance. Exhibit continues October 8, 2006. The UCR/CMP is located at 3824 Human Resources Building (Personnel) Suite I. Cost: firstname.lastname@example.org. through July 15, 2006. The UCR/CMP is located at Main St., Riverside. Information, hours and admission: $50. Information and to enroll online: 3824 Main St., Riverside, CA 52501. Information, cmp.ucr.edu or (951) 784-FOTO. email@example.com. hours and admission: cmp.ucr.edu or 11 Tuesday (951) 784-FOTO. Training: Performance Management Workshop I The Performance Management Process, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Exhibit: Jonathan 12 Tuesday Human Resources Building (Personnel) Suite I. Cost: Hollingsworth’s What We Training: Planning for Performance Discussions, 8 Exhibit: Collections: Artificial Collections: Think Now, UCR/California a.m.-noon, Human Resources Building (Personnel) $10. Information and to enroll online: Photographic Portfolios of the '70s and '80s, show- Museum of Photography. Suite I. Cost: $50. Information and to enroll online: firstname.lastname@example.org. cases select portfolios from the permanent collec- Examines young people's email@example.com. tion at UCR/CMP. Exhibit continues through July responses to the U.S. involve- 15, 2006. The UCR/CMP is located at 3824 Main 19 Wednesday ment in Iraq through photo- 19 Tuesday St., Riverside, CA 52501. Information, hours and Training: Notary Public Workshop and State Exam, graphs. Exhibit continues Training: NCT, FCT, and PCT Workshop, 8:30-11 a.m., admission: cmp.ucr.edu or (951) 784-FOTO. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., UC Riverside Extension Center. through October 8, 2006. University Village Suite 1-208. Free. Information and Cost: $159. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org. The UCR/CMP is located at to enroll online: email@example.com. JUNE 3824 Main St. Riverside. Joseph, San Francisco, 25 Tuesday Information, hours and 2004 C-print on archival Training: UCR Staff Orientation, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 20 Wednesday 29 Thursday paper 24 x 33 inches admission: cmp.ucr.edu or Training: Notary Public Workshop and State Exam, Courtesy of the artist, copy- Training: Best Practices for Employee Disability Human Resources Building (Personnel) Suite I. Cost: (951) 784-FOTO. right 2006 Free. Information and to enroll online: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., UC Riverside Extension Center. Management, 8:30-11 a.m., Human Resources firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost: $159. Information: email@example.com. Building (Personnel) Suite I. Free. Information and 9 Wednesday to enroll online: firstname.lastname@example.org. Training: Reclassifications - Everything You've Always 26 Wednesday Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask, 1-3 p.m., Training: Customer Service Strategies Part 1, 9:00 Training: Performance Management Workshop II a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Human Resources Building JULY Providing Constructive Feedback, 1-5 p.m., Human Human Resources Building (Personnel) Suite I. Cost: (Personnel) Suite I. Cost: $10. Information and to $10. Information and to enroll online: Resources Building (Personnel) Suite I. Cost: $50. enroll online: email@example.com. 5 Wednesday firstname.lastname@example.org. Training: Conducting Performance Reviews, 8:30 Information and to enroll online: email@example.com. 21 Thursday a.m.-noon, Human Resources Building (Personnel) 16 Wednesday Suite I. Cost: $50. Information and to enroll online: Training: Customer Service Strategies Part 1, 9:00 Training: Notary Public Workshop and State Exam, a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Human Resources Building firstname.lastname@example.org. AUGUST 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., UC Riverside Extension Center. (Personnel) Suite I. Cost: $10. Information and to Cost: $159. Information: email@example.com. 5 Saturday enroll online: firstname.lastname@example.org. 8 Saturday Exhibit: Separate Exhibit: American 19 Saturday Checks, Series, UCR/California 26 Tuesday Concert: L.A. Chapter Annual Hollywood Bowl UCR/Sweeney Art Museum of Training: UCR Staff Orientation, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Outing, 8:30-11 p.m., Hollywood Bowl. Cost: $35 Gallery. Features Photography. Slide Human Resources Building (Personnel) Suite I. Free. UCRAA Members; $38 Non-members. Information the work of UCR presentation of Information and to enroll online: and reservations: email@example.com. master's of fine American youths firstname.lastname@example.org. taken from across the LISE SARFATI Rose #56, Austin, arts students. 29 Tuesday Texas, 2003 (2003) 35 mm slide Exhibit continues country. Exhibit con- Training: UCR Staff Orientation, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Courtesy of Lise Sarfati/Magnum Separate Checks, UCR/Sweeney tinues through For the most up-to-date information on through July 22, 2006. The Art Gallery MFA Exhibit October 8, 2006. The Photos Human Resources Building (Personnel) Suite I. Free. these and other events view the UCR UCR/CMP is located at Information and to enroll online: UCR/Sweeny Art Gallery is located at 3800 Main Calendar at www.events.ucr.edu. 3824 Main St., Riverside. Information, hours and email@example.com. St., Riverside. Information, hours and admission: sweeney.ucr.edu or (951) 827-3755. admission: cmp.ucr.edu or (951) 784-FOTO.