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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.

GSOE dean is interim provost and executive vice chancellor

UC Riverside Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox announced today the appointment of Thomas M. Smith as interim provost and executive vice chancellor, pending approval by UC President Janet Napolitano. Smith, who previously served as interim vice chancellor for student affairs during 2018, joined UCR in September 2014 as dean of the...
By UCR News | | University

New York Times analysis notes UCR's student success

The New York Times and Urban Institute compared similar colleges in determining which schools are exceeding student success expectations - and which schools aren't meeting them.
By J.D. Warren | | University

Campbell family gives $10 million to UC Riverside

The gift from the mother-daughter philanthropists is tied for the largest ever to the university from individual donors
By J.D. Warren | | University

UC Riverside scores another big win in college rankings

UC Riverside climbed 37 places in the most recent Forbes magazine rankings, from No. 64 to No. 27.
By J.D. Warren | | University

UCR student housing part of major expansion

On a sunny morning at the north end of UC Riverside, bulldozers and dump trucks are busily grading dirt while construction crews put together a frame foundation for the campus’ newest housing and dining complex. The Dundee Residence Hall and Glasgow Dining Project, which began construction in December on Linden...
By Imran Ghori | | University

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...

$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...
By UCR News | | University, Science / Technology

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
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