Latest News Articles for May 2nd, 2018

Grants support UCR Guardian Scholars and FastStart Summer Academy

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) – The California Wellness Foundation has awarded two grants to the University of California, Riverside totaling $450,000, both of which promise to increase access to higher education and degree completion for underserved populations Of the grant money, $250,000 will go to the Guardian Scholars Program in UCR’s...

By Brittney Carolina | | Health

Fujimoto family diaries now available online

BY MELANIE RAMIRO RIVERSIDE, Calif. (library.ucr.edu) – On March 11, 1942, the life of one Riverside family was shattered when United States government officials took local farmer Toranosuke Fujimoto into federal custody. His son, George Fujimoto, 21, wrote in his diary that day about his father’s arrest: “Went to school...