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$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

UC Riverside receives Diversity Award

INSIGHT into Diversity recognition acknowledges recruitment, retention efforts for underrepresented, first-generation students and faculty
By J.D. Warren | | University

UC Riverside among Washington Monthly’s Top 30

University achieves high marks for social mobility, research, and public service
By J.D. Warren | | University

UCR Arts exhibition examines architecture and painting

“Painting Architecture” will open at the Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts on Sept. 1
By Madeline Adamo | | University

Building a stronger community through partnerships

UCR Extension's Kasey Wilson leads the way
By J.D. Warren | | University

Remembering John Frederick Baker

Chief engineer who oversaw the transition from the Holiday Inn to the UCR Extension Center passes away at age 86
By Brittney Carolina | | University

UCR ranks No. 32 on Money Magazine’s Best Colleges List

Annual rankings lend weight to six-year graduation rates among low-income, first-generation, and under-represented students
By J.D. Warren | | University

More than books: discover UC Riverside’s Tomás Rivera Library

Puppets, art book collections, literature in various languages, and water faucets that date back to the 1950s
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Winners of 2018 UCR Medallion, Alumni Awards of Distinction Announced

Recipients to be honored at Chancellor’s Dinner on Oct. 20
By Brittney Carolina | | University

Brian Haynes to be appointed UCR Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Career Public University Administrator is Currently Head of Student Affairs at Cal State San Bernardino
By J.D. Warren | | University

Expert available to comment on Mexico’s presidential election

UC Riverside’s Armando Navarro will travel to Mexico City in advance of the July 1 election to survey voters and visit polling places
By Tess Eyrich | | University
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