Content Tagged with: Alumni

A new beat on life

Before they arrived at UC Riverside, Kevin Krause ’92 and Ray Rodriguez ’92 were junior college rivals on the basketball court. So when they got to campus as Highlander teammates, they were surprised — and not altogether thrilled — to discover they would be roommates. “We had played each other...

By Omar Shamout | | Athletics

Pandemic brings brisk business to UC Riverside alumna’s soap company

One of humanity’s oldest creations is the most powerful weapon against the coronavirus

‘Autism Goes to College’ selected to screen at SXSW EDU

Groundbreaking film follows the college experiences of five Southern California students on the spectrum

Calling all Highlanders

UC Riverside is encouraging its estimated 120,000 graduates to take part in the campus’ first-ever Alumni Roll Call. Starting Feb. 1, all alumni are being asked to fill out an online form that takes about 10 minutes to complete. The Roll Call is UCR’s version of a census, seeking updated...

By Imran Ghori | | University

Out of this world: An alumna’s dream comes true

Brittany Seto ’16, who studied computer science at UC Riverside, interned at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where a record number of UCR undergraduates are spending the summer

New movie aims to foster change in a broken system

“I Am Somebody’s Child,” a film based on UCR alumna Regina Louise’s memoir about growing up in foster care, premieres April 20 on Lifetime

By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Alumna brings music history to life for the next generation

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has a new director of curatorial affairs: UCR’s Nwaka Onwusa ’08

By Tess Eyrich | | Students

UCR poet wins 2018 American Book Award

There was a time when Rachelle Cruz, M.F.A. ’12, had all but given up on getting her poetry collection published. A 10-year labor of love, she recalled sending out “God’s Will for Monsters” 20-25 times before taking a two-year break from her attempts. As a last-ditch effort, Cruz submitted her...

By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Winners of 2018 UCR Medallion, Alumni Awards of Distinction Announced

Recipients to be honored at Chancellor’s Dinner on Oct. 20

By Brittney Carolina | | University