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Earning her chances

Roseanne Carmen Rosenthal’s latest achievements have come by chance — or at least that’s what she thinks. But luck alone doesn’t account for the seven courses she took during spring quarter in order to complete her bachelor’s degree — and the 3.36 GPA she earned doing it — while also...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Grant funds study of sexual abuse in religious communities

Supported by $550,000, a team of researchers led by UCR's Amanda Lucia will examine why and how sexual abuse persists across a range of religious traditions

‘In the Country of Women’ celebrates the ‘love of thousands’

Straight’s new memoir, published Aug. 6, extols the strength and resiliency of six generations of women
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

What was behind 'vote switching' in the 2016 election?

Study pinpoints concerns about race and immigration — not economic ones — as likely determinants of vote switching

Teacher incentive programs can improve student achievement

Programs that combine group and individual rewards can have good results and be cost-effective
By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Student Shoutout: From summer memories to favorite classes

Temperatures are rising and UCR students are dreaming of vacations.
By UCR News | | Students

Grads and jobs: It pays to stay local

A UCR report finds more than 80% of graduates start their careers in California.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UC Riverside enrolls second-highest rate of first-generation freshmen in UC system   

A systemwide initiative was launched in 2016 to increase support for these students.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

The trip of an after-lifetime?

UCR's John Martin Fischer examines near-death experiences through a philosophical lens

Two grad students win nearly $100,000 in fellowship awards

First-generation college students in sociology and education received the Ford Foundation awards to support their research

Finding grace through waste in ‘Intolerable Beauty’

The new exhibition from artist and environmental activist Chris Jordan runs July 6-Jan. 5 at the Culver Center of the Arts
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Agreement propels anthropological opportunities for UCR researchers, students in Mexico

Memorandum of understanding strengthens the relationship between UCR’s anthropology department and Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History

From juvenile detention to college graduation

A felony conviction gave Ramón Leija the determination to turn his life around.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

A ‘pivotal time in their lives’

Nearly 6,000 students are eligible to graduate this year, with ceremonies running from May 31- June 17.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Patricia Cardoso directs TV episodes for Netflix and The CW

“In the Dark” and “The Society” are now airing.

Pushing back against poverty

Mark Sebarrotin said UCR was his shot at the California dream; now, he wants to help others achieve their dream, too.
By Tess Eyrich | | Students

Dual exhibitions from photographer John Divola examine social identity and the sublime

“STRATUM” and “Clive Wearing’s Dilemma” are on view at the California Museum of Photography May 11-Sept. 8
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Expanding the vision of queer dance

The two-day Explode! Queer Dance Festival will showcase artists from across the United States and around the world, featuring contemporary dance, improvisation, and drag. Curated by dance scholar Clare Croft , this will mark the festival’s West Coast debut. UCR ARTS and the UCR Department of Dance are co-hosting the...
By UCR News | | Arts / Culture

Meet the women who battled tuberculosis in Indian country

In his latest book, a scholar of Native American history explores a little-known collaboration that made big impacts

This UCR historian once trained horses; now she studies them

Doctoral student Katrin Boniface turns a lifelong passion into research for a growing field: equine history
By Tess Eyrich | | Students
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