Fruit fungus for the win at Grad Slam
UC Riverside’s winner, Claire Whitaker, moves onto the UC-level competition in May.
UCR offers new research internship for community college transfers
Grant-funded program includes a $5,000 stipend for participants.
Commencement 2022 to be in person and on campus
UC Riverside’s class of 2022 will celebrate the milestone of receiving their bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in person and on campus. In early June, the campus will finally welcome graduating Highlanders to the commencement stage, where their friends, families, and fans can cheer them on as they cross the...
Science communication competition — it’s on!
Graduate and undergraduate students in STEM fields are encouraged to participate in this inaugural multimedia event.
Dena Plemmons: Research ethics are top of mind
UCR is the first of two UC campuses to have a fully funded research ethics program.
Her mother grew up with no shoes. She's about to become a master’s scholar
Growing up in South Central L.A. meant ditching school, becoming a teen mom, and wrestling with her identity as an Afro-Latina — experiences that made this UCR student want to major in public policy.
Three DACA students react to Supreme Court ruling
The Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to end DACA in a 5-to-4 decision on Thursday, June 18.
1 (p.m.) is not the loneliest number
The daily 1 p.m. Zoom call has become a lifeline for a team of UC Riverside students and their project scientist. Sometimes the call focuses on data, driven by the greenhouse emissions research they are conducting for Francesca Hopkins, assistant professor of climate change and sustainability. Other times, they talk...
She sees dead people
History doctoral student Alyse Yeargan studies photographs of the deceased to understand how and why we grieve
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...
Three students receive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships
Another seven students also received prestigious honors.
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
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
A winding road to studying autism
Yasamin Bolourian pursued a doctorate in special education due to a passion for helping families.
A ‘pivotal time in their lives’
Nearly 6,000 students are eligible to graduate this year, with ceremonies running from May 31- June 17.
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
Grad Slam spotlights emerging UCR scholars and scientists
The annual competition returns to UC Riverside’s Culver Center on March 4 and Palm Desert Center on April 4
From foster care to a free MBA
“I have been through a few challenges in my life, but with the support of this school and Guardian Scholars, I have achieved more than I ever thought I would.” - Brandy Renee Taylor
This former cop wants to build trust between communities and police
Fulbright Scholar Roberto Rivera looks to Jamaica as a model of restorative justice
A Ph.D. in punk? Only at UC Riverside
Marlen Ríos-Hernández takes a scholarly approach to the mosh pit