Gordon Watkins: The man who willed a university into being

Most things, including universities, start with a whisper, a tremor. UC Riverside bolted from the starting gate, founded as the University of California system’s answer to the esteemed private liberal arts colleges of the East. The chief architect was its first provost, Gordon Watkins, who died 50 years ago, on...

By J.D. Warren | | University

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