Classical repertoire celebrates Spanish, Latin American music
UC Riverside’s Orchestra has weekend performances focusing on Spanish and Latin American music, featuring soprano Patricia Caicedo. The May 20-21 concerts called “Canción con todos” (“A Song With Everyone”) are open to the public. General entrance tickets are $10; $8 for seniors and students; and $6 for children. Performances will...
Ernest "Ernie" García, UCR’s first Hispanic graduate, dies
García, class of 1955, made positive impacts as an educator and as an arts lover.
Black mermaids, history, and spirituality
Jalondra Davis, UC Riverside’s mermaid expert, speaks on the upcoming film “The Little Mermaid,” Black mermaid lore, and the historical components of this sea goddess.
Stu Krieger publishes new book, ‘Raft’
It’s a laugh-out-loud fictional novel about a family with a patriarch that suddenly woke up in the body of a penguin.
UC Riverside faculty and alumni at this year’s LA Times Festival of Books
This year’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the annual literary event in Los Angeles, includes a stellar lineup of UC Riverside authors. UCR faculty and alumni will be participating in this literary festival, which takes place at the University of Southern California April 22-23. More than 500 authors, poets...
New center to study labor issues in the Inland Empire
Inland Empire Labor and Community Research Center at UC Riverside is one of five UC centers meant to advance timely labor research.
Free concert launches Dean’s Speaker Series at UC Riverside
Among other events, the series features Simon Tam, an author, musician, and activist who won a landmark Supreme Court case in 2017.
Why the NBA is seeking technology built by UCR students and alumni
EDGE Sound Research, co-founded by a student and an alum, was one of seven companies from around the world selected for the NBA Launchpad program.
California Museum of Photography turns 50
The California Museum of Photography has been documenting history, art, and community for 50 years. Its collection of cameras, photographs, and art will be on display at “CMP at 50,” a five-month celebration that kicks off Saturday, March 18, 2023. The anniversary reception is set for April 15, 6 p.m...
UCR professor launches Emotion and Society Lab
New lab is a multi-disciplinary effort that involves faculty from around the world.
Study examines straight men and their sexual attraction to transgender women
An analysis of online Reddit conversations also revealed a paradox: the same men devalue both trans and cisgender women.
UCR Orchestra honors Black History Month with concerts this weekend
Performances also include Pedro Rubio, a Spanish virtuoso clarinetist conducting research at UCR.
Primera Generación Dance Collective to perform on Saturday
The group, founded by UCR alumni, also brings in UCR, RCC, and A.B. Miller High School dancers. The event is free and open to the public.
Researcher honored for work in English language learner education
The James Irvine Foundation recognized Linda Navarrette as one of six change-makers in California.
Korean American history to become a traveling exhibition
UCR professor receives $850,000 Mellon Foundation grant to share history of American’s first Koreatown.
Ghost Light, Marvel’s new cosmic hero, is Black
The once human character is now a superhero, envisioned by UCR professor John Jennings.
Asian American shootings: This is ‘not an exception’ and other issues that need to be discussed
Farm working, mental health, and social and cultural barriers that some Asian American communities face.
Black stories, culture, and Hollywood
In this Q&A UCR experts discuss culture, history, and the importance of Black films.
Kid Kongo Powers: Post-punk, culture, and identity
Richard T. Rodríguez, UC Riverside professor of English and media and cultural studies, will host a joint reading and conversation with Kid Congo Powers, an author and musician widely known for being part of bands such as The Gun Club, The Cramps, and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, as...
Writers Week honors authors Percival Everett and Mike Davis
The 46th annual UC Riverside event is scheduled for Feb. 13-17. Writers Week is free and open to the public.