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Summer Sessions enrollment now open
Take classes this summer to earn the units you need to graduate on time, or even early! In Summer Sessions you can complete prerequisites, major requirements or minor classes in five- and 10-week sessions that fit your schedule. Log in to R’Web today to enroll in summer classes. Fees are due the day you enroll. Classes begin June…
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Mina Hanin
A Politcal Mind
Mina Hanin’s confidence grew out of the challenges he faced leading up to his studies at UCR. As a teenager, Hanin moved from Egypt to the U.S., where he learned to speak English fluently for the first time. After being attacked by a group of religious extremists, Hanin’s family fled to the U.S., leaving their lives in Cairo…
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Shannon Sweltzer
Fishing for Knowledge
Shannon Sweitzer’s success at UCR started the day she donned ballerina shoes and performed at University Theatre — as a 2-year-old.  Back then, all she wanted was dance like one of the characters in “The Nutcracker.”    Though her interests evolved, Sweitzer was familiar with the campus before she enrolled at UCR to pursue a…
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