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Content Authored by: Sandra Baltazar Martínez

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

R’Career Closet: 'Off the rack' to 'on the job'

The boutique-like space gifts gently used professional attire to UCR students. Clothing donations come from staff, faculty, alumni, and community partners.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

UCR celebrates 25 years of dance and scholarship

A Feb. 9 event commemorates the Department of Dance’s critical dance studies program. The day-long celebration will feature performances, talks, and roundtable discussions.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

The Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy celebrates 50 years

Fifty items from the collection will be showcased in an exhibition that opens Jan. 22 and runs through May 31.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Villa-Lobos: An evening of cello and piano in Riverside

The festival was born from a partnership between Paulo C. Chagas, professor with the University of California, Riverside’ Department of Music, and internationally renowned cellist Lars Hoefs.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Top 5 films and video games for winter break

Use them as gift ideas — or just to treat yourself.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

From foster care to a free MBA

“I have been through a few challenges in my life, but with the support of this school and Guardian Scholars, I have achieved more than I ever thought I would.” - Brandy Renee Taylor
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UCR Palm Desert’s MFA celebrates 10th anniversary

What has made this low residency, self-sustaining program successful, can be attributed to three factors: it embraces fiction genre writing, it teaches students the business aspect of writing, and is driven by student success, boasting a publication/production rate of more than 75 percent within two years of graduating.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Hip-hop diaspora: Life, culture and academia

When Imani Kai Johnson was in graduate school, she began thinking about what hip-hop is – and where it’s going. Several years later, Johnson created her own space to showcase and discuss the future of hip-hop studies. On Dec. 7-9, the University of California, Riverside’s Department of Dance will host...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Tiny desk, huge accomplishments – and his own bed

The bedroom he shared with his parents and three siblings included a bunk bed, a queen bed, two wardrobes, and a narrow wooden table that served as his desk. That bedroom was where Alejandro Quiñones lived through middle school and high school with his family. Quiñones, 21, now a senior...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Grant will cover childcare costs for student parents at UCR

The University of California, Riverside’s Early Childhood Services center received a four-year grant from the United States Department of Education to provide low income undergraduate students with childcare assistance. The reauthorized $1.4 million grant will give these student parents a financial breather while they balance parenting and college life. Funding...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Homecoming 2018: Experience UCR

Invitations have been sent, fun activities are scheduled, and Scotty the Bear is ready to welcome thousands of alumni, family, students, and friends during the Nov. 16-17 celebrations. Homecoming is an opportunity for visitors to experience the university’s growth by participating in tours across campus, including science labs, the Botanic...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

'Mark Glassy and Frankenstein: Men of Many Parts'

Mark Glassy ’78 has collected more than 100,000 science fiction items in nearly half a century. But the cancer researcher’s passion for the genre doesn’t end there. He also spends most of his evenings sculpting figurines that capture scenes from his favorite science fiction films, most notably “Frankenstein.” His science...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

$4 million grant will study factors that lead to success for UC minority students in STEM disciplines

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $4 million grant to fund a program for minority students across nine University of California campuses. This NSF grant allows the Louis Stokes STEM Pathways and Research Alliance: California Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, or CAMP, to continue supporting underrepresented students...

More than books: discover UC Riverside’s Tomás Rivera Library

Puppets, art book collections, literature in various languages, and water faucets that date back to the 1950s
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Information Overload Has Been Around Since the 1800s

New book finds similarities between 19th and 21st century mass media consumption habits and their effects on society
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