Content Tagged with: Hispanic

Diversifying the sciences

UC Riverside’s Khaleel Razak and Frances Sladek receive grants from the University of California-Hispanic Serving Institutions Doctoral Diversity Initiative

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Hispanic enrollment report names UCR No. 1

UC Riverside stands alone among the nation’s 428 more selective public universities by exceeding its potential for the number of Hispanic students it enrolls, according to new report from the Washington, D.C.-based Urban Institute. UCR enrolls 2% more Hispanic students than are in its college market, the report finds. That...

By J.D. Warren | | University

New center to address health disparities in inland Southern California

Five-year, $16 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help launch Center for Health Disparities Research at UC Riverside

Study documents poor mental and physical health in rural borderland community members

UC Riverside-led study offers vivid picture of health consequences of life events and chronic strain among foreign-born Mexicans in farm working communities

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Study examines how age and ethnicity impact HIV testing

UC Riverside-led study in Southern California finds stigma, risk perceptions, and cost among major factors contributing to adults’ willingness to get HIV tested

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Science fair aimed at Spanish-speaking families set for May 19

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) — The University of California, Riverside, is hosting a free, public event on Saturday, May 19, aimed at the Spanish-speaking community. Children, teens, college students, and adults are invited to “Fiesta Familiar: Explorando La Ciencia Juntos,” presented entirely in Spanish, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at...