Content Authored by: Tess Eyrich

What does it really mean to be a land-grant college?

For Margaret Nash, recognizing who “granted” the land is key to acknowledging a history of American Indian dispossession
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Report provides introduction to Inland Empire’s women

“State of Women in the Inland Empire” is the result of collaboration between UC Riverside’s Center for Social Innovation and Women’s Resource Center
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Will we be benevolent gods?

In his blog-turned-book, Eric Schwitzgebel tackles philosophical questions both big and (seemingly) small

Here’s how UC Riverside is preparing for the 2020 census

UCR staffers, students are ramping up efforts to ensure a complete count in the Inland Empire and beyond

‘There are scholars working here’

The Center for Ideas and Society celebrates 30 years of bridging interdisciplinary gaps with Oct. 29 anniversary event

Beyond Brilliant: Katherine Maldonado

Last summer, Katherine Maldonado, a first-generation graduate student at the University of California, Riverside, became one of 133 recipients nationally of a 2019 Ford Foundation Fellowship . Maldonado, a UCLA graduate, is now working toward her doctorate in sociology, and her $72,000 Ford Foundation award will support her studies over...
By Tess Eyrich | | Students, Beyond Brilliant

Political scientist’s book takes honest look at sanctuary cities

In his new book, Loren Collingwood traces the history of — and attitudes toward — contemporary U.S. sanctuary policies
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Sociologist’s family history inspires her first book

Victoria Reyes’ research explores a place that figures heavily into her heritage: the Philippines’ Subic Bay
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Grant addresses needs of students struggling in mathematics

Project led by UCR’s Asha Jitendra is supported by nearly $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Grant funds study of sexual abuse in religious communities

Supported by $550,000, a team of researchers led by UCR's Amanda Lucia will examine why and how sexual abuse persists across a range of religious traditions

Center for Social Innovation launches regional platform for public discourse

The SoCal Policy Forum platform is a collaboration between UCR and Southern California News Group
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

What was behind 'vote switching' in the 2016 election?

Study pinpoints concerns about race and immigration — not economic ones — as likely determinants of vote switching

Want to see California on the rise? Look inland

A new coalition headed by a UCR professor wants to change the way you think about the regions beyond California’s coast

Two grad students win nearly $100,000 in fellowship awards

First-generation college students in sociology and education received the Ford Foundation awards to support their research

The trip of an after-lifetime?

UCR's John Martin Fischer examines near-death experiences through a philosophical lens

Agreement propels anthropological opportunities for UCR researchers, students in Mexico

Memorandum of understanding strengthens the relationship between UCR’s anthropology department and Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History

Pushing back against poverty

Mark Sebarrotin said UCR was his shot at the California dream; now, he wants to help others achieve their dream, too.
By Tess Eyrich | | Students

Meet the women who battled tuberculosis in Indian country

In his latest book, a scholar of Native American history explores a little-known collaboration that made big impacts

This UCR historian once trained horses; now she studies them

Doctoral student Katrin Boniface turns a lifelong passion into research for a growing field: equine history
By Tess Eyrich | | Students

Committee for accurate Inland Empire census count marks formal launch

When it comes to the 2020 census, every person counts; here’s why
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education