News Articles with Topic: University

UC Riverside crests 76% for six-year graduation rate

In the past six years, UC Riverside's six-year graduation rate has improved by 10 percentage points
By J.D. Warren | | University

Governor’s budget proposal allocates $25 million for UCR School of Medicine

Additional ongoing funding would help the medical school expand enrollment
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, University

LA Times examines link between SAT scores, success at UCR

An L.A. Times feature by higher education writer Teresa Watanabe describes UCR as a "living laboratory" in which to study how well students with high grades but low SAT scores fare in college. UCR has the second-lowest SAT scores in the UC system for its entering freshmen. But Times research...
By UCR News | | University

UC Riverside alumna named associate vice chancellor

Marie Schultz will oversee the university's development program
By UCR News | | University

For UCR, a decade of student success and accolades

It’s likely the phrase “coming of age” has been used to frame previous decades in UC Riverside’s history. But it’s hard to imagine UCR has experienced greater forward momentum than during the 2010s. It’s a decade during which UCR has become acknowledged as a national leader for innovation in student...
By J.D. Warren | | 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: 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

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 .

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