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April 19 Conference Honors Legacy of Tomás Rivera

Award-winning artists Luis Alfaro, Josefina Lopez and Barbara Carrasco — two playwrights and a muralist who were inspired by Tomás Rivera — will lead the conference honoring the legacy of the former UC Riverside chancellor and Chicano poet on Friday, April 19. The all-day annual conference — “Literacy & Legacy — A Celebration of the Life and Work of Tomás Rivera” — begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Highlander Union Building.

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How Safe is Our Drinking Water?

When we turn on the tap to get a glass of water, we just assume that it is safe to drink. But is it really safe? And, what exactly is “safe”?The public has an opportunity to find out on April 18, when Marylynn Yates, a professor of environmental microbiology at the University of California, Riverside, will give a free lecture on campus that will help the audience become familiar with the most common causes of waterborne diseases.

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Other News at UCR Today

Boston Bombings Hurt Us All

Interim Chancellor Jane Close Conoley expresses solidarity with the victims in Boston.

A Soccer Matchup

As many as 4,000 fans will watch the UCR men’s soccer team take on the Chivas de Guadalajara Legends in a celebrity exhibition match at Ramona High School April 20.

Athletics is Building Champions

In this video, UCR athletics leadership brainstorm new ways to raise money.

Can Stories Heal Us?

Scholars, artists and physicians seek to advance narrative medicine at UC Riverside event April 26-27

UCR Holds 17th Annual Radio Aztlán Music Fest

The Radio Aztlán Music Festival April 20 at UCR’s University Theatre features Soto, The Heartbreakers, Mariachi Divas, MC Magic, The Impulse Band, and Conjunto Los Pochos.

Comedian Josh Kornbluth

The Mathematics of Change
Sunday, April 21 4 p.m.
UCR ARTSblock Culver Center

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