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Meet UCR’s paleontology power pair

Nighel Hughes and Mary Droser, the 2021 and 2022 recipients of the Society for Sedimentary Geology’s Raymond C. Moore Paleontology Medal.
By Jules Bernstein |

UCR joins Big Brothers Big Sisters in new virtual mentoring program

Born from the pandemic, College Bigs, will count on nearly 150 UCR students to work with local high school mentees
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez |

Meet the 2021 Goldwater, Fulbright scholars

Undergraduate students are recognized for their achievements and future career plans. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is one of the country’s most competitive honors in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, or STEM. The application process is rigorous and asks students to think deeply about their research and long-term goals. The Fulbright U.S. Student...
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez |

Her mother grew up with no shoes. She's about to become a master’s scholar

Growing up in South Central L.A. meant ditching school, becoming a teen mom, and wrestling with her identity as an Afro-Latina — experiences that made this UCR student want to major in public policy
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez |

Summer Sessions enrollment now open

Take classes this summer to earn the units you need to graduate on time, or even early! In Summer Sessions you can complete prerequisites, major requirements or minor classes in five- and 10-week sessions that fit your schedule. Log in to R’Web today to enroll in summer classes. Fees are due the day you enroll...

A Politcal Mind

Mina Hanin’s confidence grew out of the challenges he faced leading up to his studies at UCR. As a teenager, Hanin moved from Egypt to the U.S., where he learned to speak English fluently for the first time. After being attacked by a group of religious extremists, Hanin’s family fled to the U.S., leaving their...
By Brittney Carolina |

Fishing for Knowledge

Shannon Sweitzer’s success at UCR started the day she donned ballerina shoes and performed at University Theatre — as a 2-year-old. Back then, all she wanted was dance like one of the characters in “The Nutcracker.”
By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

Stories of Victory Among UC Riverside's 2018 Graduating Class

The 64th commencement at the University of California, Riverside, will celebrate 5,888 graduates eligible to receive their diplomas this year.
By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

11 UCR Students Awarded National Science Foundation Fellowship

Eleven University of California, Riverside students received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research fellowship, the preeminent award program recognizing NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students pursuing research-based graduate and doctoral degrees at accredited institutions in the United States.
By Brittney Carolina |

New York Times Columnist to Present 49th Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture

New York Times Op-Ed columnist, veteran journalist, and best-selling author Frank Bruni will present the 49th Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture at the University of California, Riverside on Friday, May 18.
By Tess Eyrich |