NEH grant helps research Pueblo, Colorado’s music history 

Xóchitl C. Chávez, assistant professor of music at UCR, is a co-principal investigator.

‘The Anxiety of Laughing’ will be screened at Dances With Films festival in June

The film was directed by UCR Professor Robin Uriel Russin and written by UCR alum Andrew Justvig.

Amir Zaki publishes 23 years of photography in new monograph, ‘Building+Becoming’ 

The book weaves stories that capture both nature and architecture. It goes on sale on April 26

UCR faculty, staff, and alumni will be at the LA Times Festival of Books

This year’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books includes a UC Riverside star-studded lineup. Nineteen UCR faculty, staff, and alumni will be participating in this annual literary event that takes place at the University of Southern California. More than 550 authors, poets, artists, chefs, celebrities, and musicians will gather on...

New book by Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, ‘Look at This Blue,’ is a tough love letter to California 

Poetry collection captures the author's own life, as well as many of the golden state’s overlooked truths: genocide, environmental degradation, and climate change.

Boyle Heights: Cemented in history

Capturing the essence of a place requires more than time. It requires confianza. Trust. That’s why for more than a year a team co-led by a UC Riverside cultural and urban historian interviewed, researched, and documented the lives of Boyle Heights residents — all in the midst of the COVID-19...

Susan Straight releases new novel, ‘Mecca’   

Set in the Inland Empire, her tenth novel, weaves together people, history, and scenery.

Fruit fungus for the win at Grad Slam

UC Riverside’s winner, Claire Whitaker, moves onto the UC-level competition in May.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UCR Arts receives American Alliance of Museums accreditation

AAM is the fields’ gold standard for museum excellence.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

50 years of Black and Chicano/Latino histories at UCR

African Student Programs, Chicano Student Programs celebrate a milestone on campus. At the center of it is student success.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

UCR offers new research internship for community college transfers

Grant-funded program includes a $5,000 stipend for participants.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Sandra Cisneros, Linda Hogan, and Ishmael Reed to be honored during Writers Week

The free festival, in its 45th year, will be held virtually.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Four professors receive $270K in grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities

The awards will allow for book projects and innovative curriculum development.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

$4.8 million grant to benefit students, support community service projects

UCR is one of 45 colleges and universities participating in this statewide program.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

UCR ARTS awarded National Endowment for the Arts grant

The grant will support “Christina Fernandez: Multiple Exposures,” an exhibition opening in fall 2022.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Music lecturer recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts

For the past 20 years Tagumpay Mendoza De Leon has been teaching Filipino rondalla music at UCR.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Authors, schedule announced for 45th Writers Week

The February 2022 festival will be virtual. Lifetime Achievement Awards and Costo Medals will be presented to literary giants Sandra Cisneros, Linda Hogan, and Ishmael Reed.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

$2.9 million grant will support literacy programs for English-language learners

The funds continue to help School of Education researcher Linda Ventriglia-Navarrette’s work.

Center for Ideas and Society has new co-directors

Meet professors Dylan Rodríguez and Jeanette Kohl.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

‘Adventurous Music for Curious Ears’

The 2021-22 Outpost Concert Series kicks off the five-concert season on Nov. 3.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture