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CHASS State of the College

We take this opportunity to celebrate our milestones and look to the future of CHASS. The State of the College presentation was in-person and live-streamed on Wednesday, April 27, in UCR's Student Success Center. Watch the Re-Broadcast Download the CHASS Report Download the Presentation
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Message from the Dean

The unlawful invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation and allied nations has prompted outrage across the globe. War-related disruptions to academic research and educational exchange have already affected the CHASS community. Economic sanctions, travel restrictions, and the growing humanitarian crisis may soon impact all of Inland Southern California. While CHASS has the expertise to...
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Message from the Dean

We are saddened by the recent passing of Thang Vu, a UCR student in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences majoring in neuroscience. On behalf of the entire College, we extend thoughts of peace and comfort to Thang's family, friends, and CHASS First colleagues. If this has personally affected you, and you find...
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Message from the Dean

On Thursday, November 18, 2021, after considering consistent recommendations of the UC Riverside Academic Senate Committee on Privilege and Tenure, Chancellor Wilcox, and President Drake, the Board of Regents voted to dismiss a tenured member of the Department of Sociology, Dr. Augustine Kposowa, for violating the Faculty Code of Conduct due to sexual misconduct with...
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Message from the Dean

The CHASS Office of the Dean joins the entire UCR community in mourning the recent loss of Mereseini Rakabu, a student majoring in CHASS pre-business. Our deepest sympathies are with Mereseini's loved ones, friends, classmates, and professors during this difficult time. If this personally affected you, and you find yourself in need of comfort and...
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Message from the Dean

We are saddened by the passing of Saisrinath Chippa, a junior who majored in psychology and business economics at UC Riverside. CHASS and the entire UCR community mourn this loss with Saisrinath's family, friends, classmates, and professors. If this personally affected you, and you find yourself in need of comfort and support, please know that...
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Message from the Dean

To our CHASS community, We are deeply saddened by the recent death of William Dunlop, an associate professor of social/personality psychology in UC Riverside’s Department of Psychology. Dr. Dunlop, who directed the Personality and Identity Lab (PAIL), explored the ways in which individuals make sense of themselves and their lives. He taught both undergraduate and...
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Message from the Dean

Today I write to share recent news about our CHASS students, staff, and faculty: The collective open letter from our CHASS Chairs, Program and Center Directors, Stop Redlining UCR, is a clear statement on structural racism, and the first step in how we can come together to create change. Thank you all for your message...
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CHASS stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

The College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at UCR stands for inclusion and social justice and intensely condemns the killing of Black people targeted specifically because of their race. CHASS stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement for peace, equality, and justice. We stand in solidarity with Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian American...