University of California Application Filing Period Expanded
It was announced on Sept. 30 that prospective students looking to enter the University of California, or UC, system as first-years or transfers can now hit that submit button as early as Sat., Oct. 1. This is especially helpful for students who want to get their higher education applications in...
UCR offers new research internship for community college transfers
Grant-funded program includes a $5,000 stipend for participants.
UCR admits most California freshmen among UCs
UC Riverside has admitted a record number of freshmen for fall 2021 with a total of 34,671 admits — an increase of 1,964 students from the year before, according to data released by the University of California on July 19. Among the nine UC undergraduate campuses, UCR admitted the most...
Veteran and community college transfer student heads to UCLA for graduate studies
When he joined the U.S. Navy in 2010, Mychal Valle didn’t think he would ever return to school. After all, he got to work on new radar technologies in the navy and got recognized for writing technical manuals. But by the time he left the navy in 2016, Valle’s service...
Pandemic hasn't deterred UCR applicants; new record is set
Defying pandemic-influenced predictions and national trends, the University of California, Riverside has posted record freshman applications for fall 2021. A total of 52,263 applications were received for the fall 2021 freshman class. That represents an increase over the previous record of 49,252 for fall 2020. It follows the trend of...
Engineering her family's future
Andrea Cruz Castillo pushed through self-doubt and maternal guilt to launch a career in data administration and database management
New! Engineering Transfer Student Center to Open
New school. New classes. New study groups. The transition from a community college to a four-year institution can be difficult but the opening of a new transfer student center at UCR’s Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering will help prepare transfer students as they begin the next step in...
Navy grant will increase community college STEM transfers to UC Riverside engineering
The TUNE program will help the college of engineering to recruit and educate transfers to fulfill Navy needs
Full-campus effort invigorates transfer student recruitment
Early 2017 was a nervous time on the UC Riverside campus. In 2015, California Gov. Jerry Brown negotiated with the University of California system a target of enrolling one new transfer student for every two new freshmen enrolled. By spring 2017, the governor put teeth in the mandate: he would...
National Magazine Honors Program focused on diversifying STEM fields
UC Riverside Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program receives 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine