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.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

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.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

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

$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

$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

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

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

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...

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

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.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

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.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

COVID-19 expressions in video, art, poetry

A history assignment gave UCR students an opportunity to capture their lives during the pandemic.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

‘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...

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Unfolding Black history at UCR

UCR has more than 4,400 degreed Black alumni, and is nationally recognized for having one of the smallest achievement gaps in the country.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

‘She Kills Monsters’ will feature ‘old school theatre magic’

COVID-19 has forced the theater team to be more resourceful while producing a virtual show from home.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Valentine’s Day ideas for one — or two

The advantage of celebrating Valentine’s Day in the time of COVID? You don’t need to worry about crowds to enjoy literature, music, theatre, and more.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University