Content Authored by: Sandra Baltazar Martínez

Connecting the world through images and sound

UCR professor’s research weaves together a visual and auditory presentation of Riverside, Brazil, India, Russia, and Germany.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

‘Rocky’ in Riverside?

UCR alums and students deliver a one-two punch to help at-risk youth through Raincross Boxing Academy.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Graduate students create mental health support network

R’Grad Peer Support Group meets weekly and is designed to be a nonclinical outlet.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Sundance: Guerrero to star as Wilma Mankiller in ‘The Glorias’

The film premieres this weekend at the Sundance Film Festival .
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Why voting is important

A UC Riverside student leads voter registration campaign to get classmates to the polls.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

First Latina film director included in National Film Registry is a UCR professor

The 2002 film that placed a middle-class Latino family on the big screen is now officially part of United States cinematic history. “Real Women Have Curves,” directed by University of California, Riverside professor Patricia Cardoso, is now part of the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry. Cardoso is the first...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Queer students interested in health? There’s a club for you

Health Queers is now one of more than 450 campus student organizations.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UCR dance professor receives 2019 Bessie Award

This is the second such honor for Ni’Ja Whitson.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Family fun at Homecoming 2019

The annual event kicks off with the Spirit of the Tribes 5k run and continues with Scot Fest.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

10 years of student wellness

The Well, UCR’s nonclinical health promotion center, celebrates a decade of achievements with an open house.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Beyond Brilliant: Born to succeed

Elñora Tena Webb grew up in the foster care system; UCR gave her a clean canvas and after becoming a college president, she is now a success coach .

Beyond Brilliant: Cam Calkins: The secret ingredient is love

UCR Dining Services employee donates $52,000 to the Graduate School of Education, and an additional $10,000 to the R'Pantry.

Outpost Concert Series: Music that elevates the senses

Running Nov. 6 through April 2020, the series’ five programs will highlight music composed over the past 40 years.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Beyond Brilliant: From juvenile detention to college graduation

A felony conviction gave Ramón Leija the determination to turn his life around.

Pumpkins, trunk-o-treat, and family fun at UC Riverside

UCR’s Community Garden will host its inaugural Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch on Oct. 26.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Skateboarder’s view: Photo exhibit captures an inside look at California’s skate parks

A photo exhibit and book launch are set for Sept. 19 in Orange County, with the show traveling to UCR’s Culver Center of the Arts in January 2020.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Patricia Cardoso to helm upcoming episodes of Netflix, CBS, ABC, and Freeform shows

The UCR professor will be directing episodes of “Tales of the City,” “All Rise,” “Emergence,” and “Party of Five.”
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Students' summer impact

Summer break does not translate into idle hours for these three UC Riverside students. For Bela Mendoza, a three-month summer internship with Riverside’s Operation SafeHouse, a youth emergency shelter, has given her an inside look at how to make a bigger — and more positive — impact in the lives...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Earning her chances

Roseanne Carmen Rosenthal’s latest achievements have come by chance — or at least that’s what she thinks. But luck alone doesn’t account for the seven courses she took during spring quarter in order to complete her bachelor’s degree — and the 3.36 GPA she earned doing it — while also...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UC report: UCR sends largest number of acceptance letters to California freshmen within UC system

The campus also issued the most welcome letters to African American, first-generation, low-income, and a percentage of community college transfers.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University