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UCR Bay Area Highlander Welcome

August 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Join fellow Highlanders for the Bay Area chapter’s alumni welcome and meet Vanessa Hua ’09,  columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and author of A River of Stars at Barnes and Noble. A hosted gathering will follow at Hot Italian restaurant. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be hosted. Guests can purchase wine and cocktails on their own.

Vanessa Hua, for two decades, has been writing in journalism and fiction about Asia and the diaspora. Her work has appeared in The New York Times and The Washington Post. She will be discussing her latest book A River of Stars, a powerful debut novel about motherhood, immigration, and identity.

Barnes and Noble book signing
Time: 2
5604 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA 94608
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Highlander Welcome at Hot Italian
Time: 3:30pm
Emeryville Public Market
5959 Shellmound Street #75
Emeryville, CA 94608
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Cost: Free. Pre-registration required to ensure enough food will be available

Register online before August 23:

UCR Alumni Association
Phone: (951) 827-2586


August 25, 2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Bay Area Alumni Chapter


Barnes and Noble
5604 Bat Street
Emeryville, 94608 United States
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5604 Bay Street Emeryville, CA 94608