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Kimberly Guerrero co-starring in CBS drama pilot

The show is described as “Northern Exposure” meets “The West Wing.”

Small slice of the American pie, big impact

An oral history project archives the experiences and contributions of more than 50 notable Korean Americans and counting
By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture

What’s in your drinking water?

Carl Cranor wants you to know — and to empower you to do something about it
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Veterans history project receives VA funding through 2020

Federal funding will enable thousands more Inland Empire K-12 students to join in documenting the histories of those interred at Riverside National Cemetery
By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture

Leaving it all to chance

Douglas McCulloh is not a man ruled by fate, but rather, chance. In fact, McCulloh, who joined UCR ARTS as the new senior curator for the California Museum of Photography , or CMP, in July has made chance his primary modus operandi. He traces his preoccupation with chance back to...
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Staying on beat

Irvin Rosales balances school, two jobs, and a music-industry internship.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

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

‘Real Women Have Curves’ director joins UCR faculty

This fall, Cardoso joined UCR’ Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production and is currently teaching two courses. The Colombian-born creator said she felt identified to the students and to UCR’s mission.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Female presidents are held to higher standards than males

An analysis of presidential approval ratings reveals truths about gender biases
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Confronting loss and loneliness in “If You Have to Go”

Loneliness, while inherently isolating, is also a universal experience. This dichotomy lies at the heart of poet Katie Ford’s newest collection, “ If You Have to Go .” Dominated by a crown of 39 sonnets — each linked by the repetition of the last line of a poem as the...
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Keeping the peace when mom and grandma disagree on feeding the kids

Nutrition education programs for children should incorporate all family members who act as caregivers
By Holly Ober | | Health, Social Science / Education

In higher education, the positives outweigh the negatives

A UC Riverside sociologist’s 35-year survey of American universities offers evidence of surprises and successes
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

UC Riverside to host 42nd-annual Writers Week

Writers Week , California’s longest-running free literary event, will return to the University of California, Riverside, for its 42nd installment Feb. 4-5 and Feb. 11-16, 2019, featuring 22 writers across the two-week span. The conference will open with a reading and Q&A with renowned novelist Margaret Atwood. Atwood, whose prolific...
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

UCR celebrates 25 years of dance and scholarship

A Feb. 9 event commemorates the Department of Dance’s critical dance studies program. The day-long celebration will feature performances, talks, and roundtable discussions.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

$1 million grant advances study of California’s missions

Funding will connect UC scholars across campuses to launch an entirely new field: Critical Mission Studies
By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture

Villa-Lobos: An evening of cello and piano in Riverside

The festival was born from a partnership between Paulo C. Chagas, professor with the University of California, Riverside’ Department of Music, and internationally renowned cellist Lars Hoefs.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

UCR Palm Desert’s MFA celebrates 10th anniversary

What has made this low residency, self-sustaining program successful, can be attributed to three factors: it embraces fiction genre writing, it teaches students the business aspect of writing, and is driven by student success, boasting a publication/production rate of more than 75 percent within two years of graduating.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate

A UCR sociologist is part of a $1.5 million effort to better understand skepticism toward childhood vaccines
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Approaching the Vietnam War from another angle

An environmental historian’s book highlights the roles landscapes play in military conflicts
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

This former cop wants to build trust between communities and police

Fulbright Scholar Roberto Rivera looks to Jamaica as a model of restorative justice
By Tess Eyrich | | Students
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