News Articles with Topic: University

Family fun at Homecoming 2019

The annual event kicks off with the Spirit of the Tribes 5k run and continues with Scot Fest.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

UC Riverside-led project offers new opportunities to commemorate veterans

Several resources, including a series of documentary vignettes, provides visitors numerous ways to enhance their own Veterans Day celebrations
By Jessica Weber | | University

10 years of student wellness

The Well, UCR’s nonclinical health promotion center, celebrates a decade of achievements with an open house.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Beyond Brilliant: Born to succeed

Elñora Tena Webb grew up in the foster care system; UCR gave her a clean canvas and after becoming a college president, she is now a success coach .

Beyond Brilliant: Campaign highlights inspiring people of UC Riverside

Dramatic growth in rankings – including increasing 80 spots in two years (Forbes) and 41 places in one year (Center for World University Rankings) – two Nobel Prize winners joining the faculty, and recognition as the nation’s leader for social mobility (U.S. News & World Report) have positioned UC Riverside...
By Johnny Cruz | | University

Here’s how UC Riverside is preparing for the 2020 census

UCR staffers, students are ramping up efforts to ensure a complete count in the Inland Empire and beyond

Beyond Brilliant: Cam Calkins: The secret ingredient is love

UCR Dining Services employee donates $52,000 to the Graduate School of Education, and an additional $10,000 to the R'Pantry.

Beyond Brilliant: From juvenile detention to college graduation

A felony conviction gave Ramón Leija the determination to turn his life around.

UCR breaks ground on largest-ever expansion

Friday, Oct. 4, officials representing the University of California and American Campus Communities helped break ground on the North District project, which will ultimately add 6,500 beds to the UC Riverside campus. From left, From left, Brian Haynes, vice chancellor for Student Affairs; Thomas Smith, interim provost; Kim Wilcox, chancellor;...
By UCR News | | University

Pumpkins, trunk-o-treat, and family fun at UC Riverside

UCR’s Community Garden will host its inaugural Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch on Oct. 26.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

UC Riverside reaches No. 1 in social mobility

University of California, Riverside, is the top university in the United States for social mobility in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. The social mobility ranking measures the size of the student population receiving Pell Grants and how well universities performed in graduating those individuals. According...
By Johnny Cruz | | University

Patricia Cardoso to helm upcoming episodes of Netflix, CBS, ABC, and Freeform shows

The UCR professor will be directing episodes of “Tales of the City,” “All Rise,” “Emergence,” and “Party of Five.”
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

UC Riverside climbs in Washington Monthly rankings

In its 2019 ranking of top national universities, Washington Monthly magazine has named UC Riverside No. 27 among all institutions, and No. 16 among public universities. UCR was No. 28 in 2018. Washington Monthly also ranked UCR second best in the nation in how well its low-income students perform. UCR’s...
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

Latest rankings place UCR at No. 12 among U.S. colleges

UC Riverside jumped 20 places — to No. 12 in the U.S. and No. 9 among public universities — in a prestigious college ranking list published annually by Money magazine. As the trend of shifting formulas among the top rankings lists continues, Chancellor Kim Wilcox said UCR’s stature as a...
By J.D. Warren | | University

Rodolfo H. Torres to be appointed Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development

Torres is a distinguished mathematician whose work has been supported by the National Science Foundation
By UCR News | | University

UC report: UCR sends largest number of acceptance letters to California freshmen within UC system

The campus also issued the most welcome letters to African American, first-generation, low-income, and a percentage of community college transfers.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Demolition makes way for student housing expansion

The first of more than 150 buildings was claimed by a wrecker on Monday, July 22, at a shuttered housing complex that will become the site of a massive student housing expansion at UC Riverside. The razing of the 50-acre, World War II-era housing complex that came to be known...
By J.D. Warren | | University

UCR marks 20 years of Spanish-language orientations

More than 100 parents are scheduled to attend the July 19 session.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

UCR alumna’s story on rapper Nipsey Hussle results in Emmy nomination

The Fox 11 reporter’s profile ran four months before the artist’s murder.