Content Authored by: Sandra Baltazar Martinez

UCR wins pro bono consultation to continue advancing renewable energy

The consulting service will be provided by CustomerFirst Renewables, a Maryland-based renewables advisory service firm.

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Tod Goldberg’s ‘The Low Desert: Gangster Stories’ named among Southwest Books of the Year

The fictional stories are influenced by the desert southwest.

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Black Greek Letter Organizations exhibition at Tomás Rivera Library

The exhibition tells the collective story of the Divine Nine, the first Black Greek fraternities and sororities in the U.S. and their impact at UCR and the Inland Empire.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

Veterans Resource Center moves to Costo Hall

Student veterans have a new space at the center of campus. On Thursday, Feb. 24, UC Riverside’s Veterans Resource Center, or VRC, celebrated its grand opening at Costo Hall 125, neighboring African Student Programs. The space, the growth, and the services are meant to better serve students and their needs, said Brian Haynes, vice chancellor of...

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Yamaha recognizes music lecturer

Terry Nguyen was included in the 2022 Yamaha 40 Under 40.

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Allison Adelle Hedge Coke receives award from the California Arts Council

This is the first award by CAC since 2002. Hedge Coke was recognized as a 2021 Individual Legacy Artist Fellow.

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Patricia Cardoso included among 20 most influential female directors

Cardoso, a professor of theatre, film, and digital production, joined UCR in 2019.

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UCR receives STARS Gold rating for wellbeing and climate action

The recognition comes from Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

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Kimberly Guerrero invited to join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Guerrero, an associate professor of theatre, recently appeared in “The Glorias.”

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Coffee, pastries — and veggies

Free R’Garden vegetables available at chancellor’s coffee socials.

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Scholar wins award from the Dance Studies Association

Rosalia Lerner, critical dance studies doctoral student, received the Selma Jeanne Cohen Award.

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R’Pantry received the 2020 Charity of the Year award

The pantry distributed over 46,000 pounds of food during the first four months of the pandemic.

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Graduate researcher receives fellowships to study sexual assault at ICE detention centers

Cinthya Martinez was awarded $70,000 to support research she has been conducting since 2016.

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Ni’Ja Whitson awarded two national fellowships 

Whitson’s work often explores the African diaspora, spirituality, and gender.

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Education Abroad merges with Strategic Initiatives and International Recruitment

The unit will now be under the leadership of Assistant Provost Jun Wang.

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UCR’s virtual celebration for MLK Day of Service

Seventy-six UC Riverside students and staff gathered virtually to commemorate the 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service on Monday, January 18. The event was organized by University Eastside Community Collaborative, known as UECC AmeriCorps, African Student Programs, and Student Affairs. The three offices have collaborated in past...

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Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production faculty reel in awards

Some faculty and staff were recognized for their lifetime achievements, others for efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Six staff members recognized The Citizens University Committee kicked off its fall scholarship fundraiser by recognizing the contributions of six staff members: Alan A. Call, technical director; Alif Emil Marchi, lighting and...

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Theatre professor named book award finalist

Donatella Galella, an associate professor of theatre history and theory, is a finalist in the Association for Theatre in Higher Education’s annual Outstanding Book Award.

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Student Life awards 15 organizations for their contributions to UCR and beyond

Project Sunshine took the coveted Organization of the Year Award.

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Housing, dining teams still working on campus 

Staff members are essential to keeping a portion of the campus open, safe, and fed,

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