News Articles with Topic: Students

'Falling out of love' led to record-breaking tennis career

A shift from soccer to tennis jostled Kyle McCann's Irish footballer-father, but a storied UCR career affirms it was the right move.
By J.D. Warren | | Students

Computers, nematodes, and curiosity

Alejandro De Santiago Perez wants more lab experience before pursuing a doctorate in bioinformatics.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Pushing back against poverty

Mark Sebarrotin said UCR was his shot at the California dream; now, he wants to help others achieve their dream, too.
By Tess Eyrich | | Students

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
By Holly Ober | | Students

Connecting through culture

This psychology major from Dubai made it her mission to connect local and international students.
By Madeline Adamo | | Students

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
By Tess Eyrich | | Students

Sustainable laundry dryer lands third in design competition

The solar thermal technology directs heated air from the attic into a closet where wet clothes are hanging
By Holly Ober | | Students, Science / Technology

This computer scientist beats hackers at their own game

Fatemah Alharbi discovered a serious security flaw, earning thanks from Apple
By Holly Ober | | Students, Science / Technology

Why don’t veterans share their stories?

What makes veterans feel they can't connect with society? That’s a question David Lane is trying to answer through interdisciplinary research. Lane, 34, is a U.S. Army veteran and current graduate student with the School of Public Policy at the University of California, Riverside. His initial work and personal conversations...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Breast cancer study by UCR medical student could help patients live longer

Surgery is associated with increased survival for patients with HER2-positive stage 4 breast cancer
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Students, Health

UCR brings back Pow Wow Princess tradition

After a 22-year hiatus, Katianna Warren is the second princess since the competition was reinstated in 2017.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Staying on beat

Irvin Rosales balances school, two jobs, and a music-industry internship.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Alumna brings music history to life for the next generation

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has a new director of curatorial affairs: UCR’s Nwaka Onwusa ’08
By Tess Eyrich | | Students

UCR student researcher takes smoking personally

You don’t want Careen Khachatoorian for a sister. Not if you smoke, you don’t. Careen’s older brother is trying to conceive a child with his partner. A typical text to her smoker-brother includes a link to a sins-of-smoking article, and reads like this: “See? Pregnant mothers have a greater chance...
By J.D. Warren | | Students, Science / Technology

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
By Tess Eyrich | | Students

'Most women don't use a mic'

Courtney Baugh is planning her vegetable garden. Green beans, beets, definitely cucumbers. And she’d like to plant an orange tree, and an apple tree — the kind that yield fruit the moment they’re planted. She’s also going to install an 8-foot privacy fence in her back yard, to keep out...
By J.D. Warren | | Students

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
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Physics undergraduate student headed to CERN

Sergio Garcia will do research during the winter quarter on a particle detector at the Large Hadron Collider
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Students, Science / Technology

Tiny desk, huge accomplishments – and his own bed

The bedroom he shared with his parents and three siblings included a bunk bed, a queen bed, two wardrobes, and a narrow wooden table that served as his desk. That bedroom was where Alejandro Quiñones lived through middle school and high school with his family. Quiñones, 21, now a senior...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Grant will cover childcare costs for student parents at UCR

The University of California, Riverside’s Early Childhood Services center received a four-year grant from the United States Department of Education to provide low income undergraduate students with childcare assistance. The reauthorized $1.4 million grant will give these student parents a financial breather while they balance parenting and college life. Funding...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students