Content Authored by: Sandra Baltazar Martinez

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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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day

Virtual activities include a movie night, webinars, and a TikTok challenge.

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UCR staff: Offering students shelter

Hundreds of students have moved out, but many more are expected to still live on campus and dozens of staff members remain on the clock.

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UCR receives ‘Military Friendly Schools’ designation and earns No. 1 ranking

The distinction recognizes the university’s services and programs to support student-veterans.

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‘Muffins for Marsupials’ fundraiser to help Australia

UCR graduate students want to support recovery efforts with a two-week bake sale.

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UC Riverside became a healthier place in 2019, here’s why

The Healthy Campus group grew its reach and provided more options for improving school and work-life balance.

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‘Citations for Donations’ saves lives and parking tickets

A recent blood drive tallied 210 donations, resulting in $10,000 in forgiven parking citation fines.

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Donatella Galella awarded Best Article of the Year for research on ‘yellowface’

The paper was published in The Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism

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Dance: corporeal expressions

A quarter-long Department of Dance course includes research presentations, demonstrations, and free workshops that are open to the campus community.

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