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$3.5 million Givaudan gift will protect citrus collection

The University of California, Riverside announced today a $3.5 million donation from Givaudan to support UCR’s Citrus Variety Collection. The gift will help protect one of world’s most extensive citrus diversity collections from the impending threat of citrus greening disease, also known as Huanglongbing, or HLB. The gift will pay for a 2.8-acre...
By UCR News | | University, Science / Technology

Where taste and smell collide, you'll find Givaudan

Givaudan's Flavors Division supplies companies that produce drinks, savory goods, snacks, sweets, and dairy. Photos / Stan Kim RIVERSIDE, Calif. - The first bite of a tangy orange; a field of fragrant wildflowers; the sweet aroma of roasted hazelnuts. The natural world is filled with tastes and smells that delight our senses and calm our frayed...

Maria Hinojosa to deliver the 50th Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture

The April 9 event will feature the executive producer of “Latino USA,” a Peabody Award-winning show aired on NPR.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

More printing locations available on campus

UCR adds 19 new printing kiosks throughout the university. The machines are available for students, staff, and faculty.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

‘Real Women Have Curves’ director joins UCR faculty

This fall, Cardoso joined UCR’ Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production and is currently teaching two courses. The Colombian-born creator said she felt identified to the students and to UCR’s mission.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

UCR’s midcentury architecture to be showcased during Modernism Week

Photographs, including images captured by Ansel Adams, will be featured during a free exhibition open to the public at UCR's Palm Desert Center.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

R’Career Closet: 'Off the rack' to 'on the job'

The boutique-like space gifts gently used professional attire to UCR students. Clothing donations come from staff, faculty, alumni, and community partners.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

The Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy celebrates 50 years

Fifty items from the collection will be showcased in an exhibition that opens Jan. 22 and runs through May 31.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Here are some of the biggest things that happened at UCR this year

Two Nobel Laureates and historic college ratings are among the institution’s accolades in 2018
By Madeline Adamo | | University

She ran the race — and won

UC Riverside’s Denise Davis has a new title: city council member
By Tess Eyrich | | University

$1.28 million awarded to UCR’s Native American Student Programs

The 10-year grant is a gift from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
By Tess Eyrich | | University

UC President Napolitano meets with Moreno Valley students

University of California President Janet Napolitano met with a few hundred students at Rancho Verde High School in Moreno Valley on Friday, Nov. 2 to explain how a college education is within their reach. UC Riverside Chancellor Kim Wilcox joined her for a morning rally at the school gymnasium, where they discussed the lifelong benefits of a UC...
By Imran Ghori | | University

Homecoming 2018: Experience UCR

Invitations have been sent, fun activities are scheduled, and Scotty the Bear is ready to welcome thousands of alumni, family, students, and friends during the Nov. 16-17 celebrations. Homecoming is an opportunity for visitors to experience the university’s growth by participating in tours across campus, including science labs, the Botanic Gardens,...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

UCR recognizes longtime generosity of Campbell family with building renaming

The University Laboratory Building is being renamed the “Rochelle and Allison Campbell Hall”
By Sarah Nightingale | | University

Two-Minute Earthquake Drill Set for 10:18 a.m. on 10/18

Faculty, staff, and students on campus are gearing up to participate in the Great California ShakeOut
By Sarah Nightingale | | University

Arts patron and UCR supporter Henry Coil dies at 85

Henry W. Coil Jr., a Riverside native and community booster whose construction firm and personal giving preserved historic buildings, built multiple schools and strengthened programs for young people and the arts, died October 3, 2018 at the age of 85. “Henry is one of those rare individuals who not only brings light to a room, but over his career...
By Jeanette Marantos | | University

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 withhold $50 million from the UC system unless UCR and...
By J.D. Warren | | University

'Mark Glassy and Frankenstein: Men of Many Parts'

Mark Glassy ’78 has collected more than 100,000 science fiction items in nearly half a century. But the cancer researcher’s passion for the genre doesn’t end there. He also spends most of his evenings sculpting figurines that capture scenes from his favorite science fiction films, most notably “Frankenstein.” His science fiction creations and a...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

$4 million grant will study factors that lead to success for UC minority students in STEM disciplines

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $4 million grant to fund a program for minority students across nine University of California campuses. This NSF grant allows the Louis Stokes STEM Pathways and Research Alliance: California Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, or CAMP, to continue supporting underrepresented...

UC Riverside registers greatest gain in U.S. News rankings

UC Riverside made larger gains than any university in the United States in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. UCR jumped 39 positions in the 2019 rankings, from No. 124 in 2018, to No. 85. UCR is ranked the No. 35 public university in the nation for 2019. The rankings were released Monday, Sept. 10. "I'm heartened that more...
By J.D. Warren | | University
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