News Articles with Topic: Students

‘Little Free Pantry’ now available to student parents at Oban Family Housing

Students with families living at UC Riverside's Oban Family Housing now have access to a small pantry at any time of the day. Small hand sanitizers, canned veggies, coffee, and other nonperishable food items sit inside the Little Free Pantry, a roughly 2-foot-by-1.5-foot wooden miniature shed-shaped case inspired by the...

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UC Riverside reaches 77.3% for six-year graduation rate

UC Riverside’s six-year graduation rate — considered a leading measure of higher education excellence — has realized a new record. According to new numbers from UCR’s Office of Institutional Research, among freshmen who entered UCR in 2014, 77.3% graduated by 2020. That breaks the previous record of 76%, set last...

By J.D. Warren | | University, Students

UC systemwide survey reveals disparities among undocumented students

Findings include greater instances of depression, financial instability, and lower grade point averages.

Mentoring by text message

UCR’s Campus Collective has more than 2,000 mentees in four months.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University, Students

First-year students: Making ‘the best out of this situation’

Resident advisors are creating ways to remain virtually connected while building a sense of community with first-year students in campus housing.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

A different type of holiday party for Guardian Scholars

The program works to make the holidays special for foster youth, despite the pandemic’s challenges.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Another opportunity for DACA students

On Dec. 4, a federal judge restored the rights afforded undocumented immigrants eligible for the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program. The program was established within the Department of Homeland Security in 2012 to grant work permits and protection from deportation to young people brought to the...

'I know that we're going to get through it'

As election day morphs into election days, UC Riverside’s students are like voters red and blue alike: seeking comfort where they can find it. “I think everyone wanted a definite result. We did not get that,” said political scientist Shaun Bowler. In a Zoom session on Wednesday morning, more than...

Raising the bar through authentic research

Boil the water, add the ingredients, stir. The instructions given in undergraduate science labs can feel a bit like making ramen noodles. “Lab courses that accompany many large science undergraduate lectures often adopt a cookbook-type approach, where students follow a series of instructions in a stepwise process without really understanding...

In-house coronavirus testing draws attention of SoCal media

Two weeks into the fall quarter, frequent testing is running smoothly and expected to serve more shortly

By Madeline Adamo | | Students

Student services – virtual style

UCR welcomes students with an assortment of digital programming and support services.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UCR offers the first Cahuilla language course in UC system

Students in the four-class series also study Cahuilla society and culture.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UC Riverside No. 1 in U.S. News social mobility rankings

For the second consecutive year, UC Riverside is the No. 1 university in the country for social mobility in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. UCR rose up the charts in the overall rankings as well, now placing No. 34 among all public universities and No. 88...

By Johnny Cruz | | University, Students

Summer internships — from home

These UCR students aren’t letting a pandemic stop their personal and professional development.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

These Highlanders graduated in the last economic recession. Here’s their advice for the class of 2020

Alumni that graduated during the last economic recession have unanimous advice for recent grads: The first job does not define you

By Madeline Adamo | | Students, Business

Education school launches athletic leadership minor

New undergraduate program is a first for the University of California system

Campaign crowdfunds over $12,000 for LGBTQIA+ students

The campaign was launched by UCR’s LGBT Resource Center to support students impacted by COVID-19

By Tess Eyrich | | Students, University

A look at graduation celebrations — at home

Photos show how two students commemorated their undergraduate journeys.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Graduation with a global perspective

An international education was key for these UCR students’ futures.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

First person: Sandra Ayllón on life as a DACA student

The Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to end DACA in a 5-to-4 decision on Thursday, June 18.

By UCR News | | Students