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Content Authored by: Sandra Baltazar Martínez

UCR marks 20 years of Spanish-language orientations

More than 100 parents are scheduled to attend the July 19 session.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

UCR alumna’s story on rapper Nipsey Hussle results in Emmy nomination

The Fox 11 reporter’s profile ran four months before the artist’s murder.

Three students receive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships

Another seven students also received prestigious honors.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UC Riverside enrolls second-highest rate of first-generation freshmen in UC system   

A systemwide initiative was launched in 2016 to increase support for these students.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Grads and jobs: It pays to stay local

A UCR report finds more than 80% of graduates start their careers in California.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Networking in life and business

This Nigeria native came to UC Riverside ready to make friends and learn about finance.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

From juvenile detention to college graduation

A felony conviction gave Ramón Leija the determination to turn his life around.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Patricia Cardoso directs TV episodes for Netflix and The CW

“In the Dark” and “The Society” are now airing.

‘A closed mouth doesn’t get fed’

This future PepsiCo associate was raised without her parents since the age of 9. Her resiliency transformed into grit
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Computers, nematodes, and curiosity

Alejandro De Santiago Perez wants more lab experience before pursuing a doctorate in bioinformatics.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

A ‘pivotal time in their lives’

Nearly 6,000 students are eligible to graduate this year, with ceremonies running from May 31- June 17.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Stu Krieger remembers John Singleton by the ‘quiet power he possessed’

The UC Riverside professor of screenwriting worked with Singleton in the early 1990s.

Kimberly Guerrero co-starring in CBS drama pilot

The show is described as “Northern Exposure” meets “The West Wing.”

Why don’t veterans share their stories?

What makes veterans feel they can't connect with society? That’s a question David Lane is trying to answer through interdisciplinary research. Lane, 34, is a U.S. Army veteran and current graduate student with the School of Public Policy at the University of California, Riverside. His initial work and personal conversations...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UCR brings back Pow Wow Princess tradition

After a 22-year hiatus, Katianna Warren is the second princess since the competition was reinstated in 2017.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Staying on beat

Irvin Rosales balances school, two jobs, and a music-industry internship.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Maria Hinojosa to deliver the 50th Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture

The April 9 event will feature the executive producer of “Latino USA,” a Peabody Award-winning show aired on NPR.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

More printing locations available on campus

UCR adds 19 new printing kiosks throughout the university. The machines are available for students, staff, and faculty.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

‘Real Women Have Curves’ director joins UCR faculty

This fall, Cardoso joined UCR’ Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production and is currently teaching two courses. The Colombian-born creator said she felt identified to the students and to UCR’s mission.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

UCR’s midcentury architecture to be showcased during Modernism Week

Photographs, including images captured by Ansel Adams, will be featured during a free exhibition open to the public at UCR's Palm Desert Center.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University
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