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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

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
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