UC-Riverside Medical School Gets Support From Sen. Boxer
U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Friday offered her support for a proposed new medical school at UC-Riverside, noting the facility would create new jobs and improve access to care in the region. With funding from federal, state and other sources not finalized, construction of the school is on hold. Boxer is seeking an additional $1 million in federal funding to create a medical stimulation lab at the school.
- "Barbara Boxer Vows Support for UCR Medical School Amid Funding Concerns With 2012 Opening Drawing Nearer" (Hines, Riverside Press-Enterprise, 6/11).
- "Sen. Boxer Seeks $1M for UC-Riverside's New Medical School" (Cuevas, "KPCC News," KPCC, 6/11).