Content Tagged with: philanthropy

Comprehensive digital photography collection and $500k endowment donated to UCR ARTS

The gift from Jim and Georgia Steinhart marks the art center’s inaugural born-digital collection and first-ever endowment

By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Rare camera collection goes to Calif. Museum of Photography

The California Museum of Photography has received a robust donation of American field view cameras, filling a significant gap in the museum’s collection. Donor Larry Pierce, a mineralogist and majority owner of Phoenix-based Fiberquant Analytical Services, gifted his collection of more than 500 cameras, as well as hundreds of related...

By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Donation brings zero-emissions vehicles one step closer to reality

New light-duty emissions testing facility gives UC Riverside the inside track toward the goal of zero-emission vehicles

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

$1 million grant reaffirms UCR’s commitment to the humanities

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s gift leverages campaign support to fund 26 faculty fellowships at the Center for Ideas and Society

By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture

New data science major promotes diversity in high-tech

Program will build new educational pathways in computing or technology for students, especially women, who otherwise would not study these subjects in college

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Pioneering a pathway to success for STEM teachers

Collaboration between UCR and Riverside Unified School District yields scholarship fund, job placements for newly minted STEM teachers

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

UC Riverside launches research center to drive Inland California innovation

The Center for Social Innovation will use university-level research to spur community involvement and civic participation

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

$370,000 gift to support UCR’s Young Oak Kim Center for Korean American Studies

The donation comes from Myung Ki “Mike” Hong, a longtime advocate of the center and other initiatives related to Korean American affairs

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education