College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences Latest News

Professionals are trending in a left and liberal direction; on most issues blue collar workers are not

Both groups still agree on some important issues and race has little effect

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

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

Center for Ideas and Society has new co-directors

Meet professors Dylan Rodríguez and Jeanette Kohl.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Anger as an appropriate power source for social justice

Philosopher Myisha Cherry’s new book makes a strong case for rage

By Holly Ober | | Arts / Culture

‘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

UCR ARTS features work by UCR faculty and alumni in four new exhibitions

An opening reception featuring the artists will be held Oct. 16

By UCR News | | Arts / Culture

Still life in shades of gray

How Toni Morrison helped an economics professor turn grief into art

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

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

Modern activities follow the contours of ancient Teotihuacan

Lidar mapping study reveals vast landscape modifications that still influence construction and farming

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

UCR joins Big Brothers Big Sisters in new virtual mentoring program

Born from the pandemic, College Bigs, will count on nearly 150 UCR students to work with local high school mentees.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Shang-Chi, an Asian superhero on the big screen

Marvel’s first Asian film protagonist marks many milestones.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Psychologist to lead research on Alzheimer’s in Riverside

UC Riverside study is part of a larger landmark study tracking older adults

Dena Plemmons: Research ethics are top of mind

UCR is the first of two UC campuses to have a fully funded research ethics program.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Street-based sex workers perform emotional labor to build customer loyalty

Study finds it is an ordinary service business and more like other types of sex work than previously documented

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Leader effectiveness may depend on emotional expression

When they don’t express negative emotions, women are seen as more effective leaders than men

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Meet the 2021 Goldwater, Fulbright scholars 

Goldwater scholars Shayan Saeed and Ryan Gates; and U.S. Fulbright scholars Jacqueline Aguirre de la O and Zehra Qazi are recipients of two of the nation’s most prestigious awards. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is one of the country’s most competitive honors in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields...

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Why weren’t New World rabbits domesticated?

Archaeologists find the answer in rabbit social behavior

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Mrs. Panda conquers online

The innovative Rule of 3 English-learning program completes its shift to an online portal.