New center to study labor issues in the Inland Empire
Inland Empire Labor and Community Research Center at UC Riverside is one of five UC centers meant to advance timely labor research.
Free concert launches Dean’s Speaker Series at UC Riverside
Among other events, the series features Simon Tam, an author, musician, and activist who won a landmark Supreme Court case in 2017.
UCR expert: President Biden’s new same-sex marriage law ‘is a reminder that a right won is not a right secured’
The Respect for Marriage Act ‘seems to be an evolution on same-sex marriage support. But I want to caution that we don’t conflate that with LGBTQ support.’
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.
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.
Fruit fungus for the win at Grad Slam
UC Riverside’s winner, Claire Whitaker, moves onto the UC-level competition in May.
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.
UCR offers new research internship for community college transfers
Grant-funded program includes a $5,000 stipend for participants.
$4.8 million grant to benefit students, support community service projects
UCR is one of 45 colleges and universities participating in this statewide program.
$1.6 million grant helps high school students get to college
The federal grant supports UCR’s work in San Bernardino area schools.
Science communication competition — it’s on!
Graduate and undergraduate students in STEM fields are encouraged to participate in this inaugural multimedia event.
UCR police donate bikes to UCR’s family housing unit
Thanks to the donation, Oban Family Housing now has a bike-share program.
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.
Eleven students awarded study-abroad scholarships
Eleven UC Riverside students have been selected for two prestigious national scholarships to study or intern outside of the United States. With financial support from the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program and the Freeman Asia Scholarship, students will be participating in Education Abroad programs in South Korea, Taiwan, France...
Experts discuss the ‘coming out’ of nonbinary people
UCR experts say Demi Lovato’s public announcement amplifies the conversation about gender identity.
2021 voices: Grads share pivotal moments of their educational journeys
More than 7,100 students are eligible to graduate; Commencement events kick off on June 3 with the School of Medicine.
Grants support programming for Underground Scholars Initiative
The money comes from UC Berkeley’s Underground Scholars, via grants from the Andrew Mellon and Crankstart foundations to support the expansion of the Underground Scholars model UC-wide.
Ramadan in the time of COVID-19
The pandemic has forced smaller gatherings, but students have still found an opportunity for reflection and family time.
COVID-19 expressions in video, art, poetry
A history assignment gave UCR students an opportunity to capture their lives during the pandemic.
‘Little Free Pantry’ now available to student parents at Oban Family Housing
Students with families living at UC Riverside's Oban Family Housing now have access to a small pantry at any time of the day. Small hand sanitizers, canned veggies, coffee, and other nonperishable food items sit inside the Little Free Pantry, a roughly 2-foot-by-1.5-foot wooden miniature shed-shaped case inspired by the...