UC Riverside and UC Davis help create program targeted for students who didn’t finish college

More than $4.85 million in state funds will allow these campuses to reengage with former UC students and California residents with some college and no degree attainment.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Personal stories on sexual abuse, self-worth, and academia 

Associate Professor Victoria Reyes published her new book, “Academic Outsider: Stories of Exclusion and Hope.”

UCR has money to help students re-enroll

More than $188,000 in HEERF funds are available for students who stopped coming to UCR during the 2020-21 school year for COVID-19 related reasons.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

New program aims to increase Latinx students conducting environmental research

A $342,000 grant has allowed the expansion of a UC Berkeley program to UCR.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Native American students experience college life during a one-week summer program

For 17 years Native American Student Programs has been hosting Gathering of the Tribes, the longest running Native American youth summer program in the UC system.

UCR professor is historical consultant to Jason Momoa’s new film ‘The Last Manhunt’

Saban Films just secured worldwide distribution rights to the movie shot in Banning and Joshua Tree.

‘I am the product of rape. Here’s why I support abortion rights’

Victoria Reyes, an assistant professor of gender and sexuality studies at UCR, speaks from personal experience in this Q&A.

Creating dance opportunities and careers for Inland Empire youth

Inaugural “Celebrating our Constellation: UCR + RCC + AB Miller” event brought together UCR, Riverside City College, and AB Miller High School students.

A drunk driver killed her parents. Now she’s graduating to honor them

Azalea Corral has a family photo that shows her three younger siblings and parents smiling together against a Santa Barbara countryside backdrop. It was taken on February 8, 2020 — the last time they would pose together for a photo. The following day, both her parents succumbed to bodily injuries...

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.

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...

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

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