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Upcoming Events


Check Out Our GFI Related Events Below!

Regenerative Agriculture/Climate Smart Agriculture Panel

June 4th, 2019 from 12pm to 3pm @ HUB 268
Check it out!

Alternative Proteins Panel

May 15th, 2019 @ Genomics Building Auditorium 1102A
Panel: 1-3pm
Food Reception: 3-4pm
Check it out!

Hemp Summit (CANCELLED)

May 9th, 2019 By invitation only.
More info

2019 Earth Week Events!

Lecture by Greg Pennyroyal on Sustainability & Viticulture

April 25th, 2019 @UCR Bourns A125
More info and Register HERE


GFI/CNI Coffee Info Session

April 24th, 2019 from 1-2pm @ HUB 265.
Free Coffee provided.

BUTT BASH - Tobacco Waste Clean Up

Tuesday, April 23 & Thursday, April 25 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Meet at Scotty the Vear outside the HUB. Join us!

Wedges Against Global Hunger in 2050 Conference

January 24th-25th, 2019 at Culver Center of the Arts
Check it out!

Events in 2018

UCR Office of Sustainability Open House

Nov. 13th from 10am to 2pm at Bell Tower.
Check it out!

UCR Healthy Campus Inaugural Celebration

Thursday, October 11, 2018 | 11 am – 1 pm at Bell Tower/Upper Plaza - This event is open to UCR students, staff and faculty

Highlander Chefs Campus Based Food Literacy - The Importance of Bees

September 24th 2018 - UCR Culver Center of the Arts
Honey Inspired Recipe serving at the UCR CIBER reception!

Highlander Chefs Campus Based Food Literacy

May 18th 2018 Glen Mor Market at UCR

Food Security 5k: Cal Fresh Ambassadors

R’Pantry - 05/19/2018

Undocumented Student Day

R'Pantry - TBD

Highlander Chefs Winter Workshop Series EVENT 3 - Dorm Room Delights

HUB Room 302 - Tuesday, MARCH 6 - 5:00-6:30 PM

Highlander Chefs Winter Workshop Series EVENT 2 - 5 Ingredient Recipes

UCR Glen Mor market - Tuesday, FEBRUARY 13 - 5:00-6:30 PM

Highlander Chefs Winter Workshop Series EVENT 1 - Homegrown Meals

UCR Glen Mor market - Tuesday, JANUARY 23 - 5:00-6:30 PM

Events in 2017

Basic Needs Report

Nov. 10th at UCR campus
Data and analysis to help the university ensure that food and housing needs are being met among UC students.

Hungry for Change: Food insecurity, stress and obesity

On Oct. 25th, the 11th annual sugar, stress and weight conference will be live-streamed. GFI fellows will be in attendance and are expected to write some blog posts about the research being presented.

"My Last Trash" - a UC-wide zero waste campaign

Oct. 24th at UCR campus
The campaign lauches on National Food Day. We are creating social media assets, a customizable news story and other materials to help with promotion. We are also updating the systemwide website, including adding a form for taking the #MyLastTrash pledge and sharing the pledge on social media: https://zerowaste2020.universityofcalifornia.edu/

Hunger U

Oct. 11th - 12th from 9am to 5pm at UCR Olmstead Plaza
Students will have the opportunity to learn more about global hunger and REAL SOLUTIONS when the HungerU mobile educational exhibit visits UCR! To learn more about the GROWING HUNGER ISSUE and HungerU, visit http://www.HungerU.com and take the HungerU Challenge. For each challenge survey completed for UCR, HungerU will donate 1 meal to UCR students in need!

Menus of Change University Research Collaborative conference

Oct. 9th at UCR campus
President Napolitano will participate in a fireside chat with Wendy Slusser.

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