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

Extension offers first-of-its-kind ethnic studies certificate program

University Extension is the first continuing education program in California to offer teachers a professional development certificate for a newly state-mandated course.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

$1.6 million grant helps high school students get to college

The federal grant supports UCR’s work in San Bernardino area schools.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Science communication competition — it’s on!

Graduate and undergraduate students in STEM fields are encouraged to participate in this inaugural multimedia event.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Fundraising effort seeks to aid at-risk Afghan scholars   

Public donations will help scholars fleeing from danger, offer them safety .

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Student workers hired to support faculty in using new technology

UC Riverside hired nearly 100 student workers to provide support to faculty with new technology in 110 classrooms. These student workers, both graduate and undergraduate, will assist professors in the 110 general assignment classrooms. The new technology was installed onsite over the summer as part of the Rooms for Increasing...

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UCR police donate bikes to UCR’s family housing unit

Thanks to the donation, Oban Family Housing now has a bike-share program.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University