Content Authored by: Sandra Baltazar Martinez

‘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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American Studies Association selects Ricky Rodríguez for mentoring award

The associate professor of media and cultural studies will receive the Richard A. Yarborough Award in November.
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UC Riverside’s Peace Corps volunteers make an impact around the globe

UCR led the charge in implementing a prep course that is now offered throughout the entire UC system.
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Bus ridership increasing among campus community

During the last academic year, 43% of faculty, staff, and students rode the bus at least once.
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UCR welcomed Los Angeles Chinese Consul General to campus

Consul General Zhang Ping foresees future academic partnerships between UCR and China.
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Dining employee wins first place in area Toastmasters competition

Moses Preciado is the operations manager at Lothian Residential Restaurant
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Journalist Maria Hinojosa delivers speech, meets with students

She presented the 50th Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture with powerful messages.
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Business class teaches 85 students about teamwork

A new cross-campus partnership yields hands-on experience for students.
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Two UCR dancemakers receive national award

New York’s Foundation for Contemporary Arts recognized Department of Dance Assistant Professor Taisha Paggett and MFA student Julie Tolentino.
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TAPS officers recognized for agile emergency response

Diana Serrano and Joseph Ray Osborn received the Wayne Dalton Award from the California Public Parking Association.
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Seven students receive fellowships

Seven UC Riverside students received fellowships to work on issues that impact food access and the environment. The fellowships were granted on behalf of two University of California Office of the President programs: UCOP Global Food Initiative and UCOP Carbon Neutrality Initiative. Both fellowships fund student-generated research, related projects...
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Guerrero brings home 'Best Music Video' award

During the 43 rd Annual American Indian Film Festival, Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production Assistant Professor Kimberly Guerrero brought home the Best Music Video award. The award was in recognition for the video created by The StyleHorse Collective, a production company made up of indigenous creatives co-founded by Guerrero, during...
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Food, the universal language

The smell of turkey, mashed potatoes, vegetables, and pumpkin pie was infused with the laughter and the myriad of languages in the room. On Monday, Nov. 19, UC Riverside students and scholars gathered for the third annual Thanksgiving event sponsored by International Affairs . The event provides a space and an opportunity for them to share a meal,...
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Inaugural Healthy Campus celebration offers a wellness break

Smoothie recipes, free flu vaccines, gardening tips, and mental health support were among the many resources found at the inaugural Healthy Campus celebration. At least 500 students, staff, and faculty attended the health fair near the bell tower on Thursday, Oct. 11. The two-hour program offered the campus community an opportunity to connect with...
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TAPS receives national accreditation

After six months of gathering documentation and reviewing processes, UC Riverside’s Transportation and Parking Services department became the first UC to become recognized as an Accredited Parking Organization by the International Parking Institute, known as IPI. According to IPI’s website, this Virginia-based institute is the largest association...
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Jeanette Kohl Receives Institute for Advanced Study Fellowship

Jeanette Kohl , an associate professor and former chair of UC Riverside’s Department of the History of Art, has received a one-year fellowship at the prestigious Institute for Advanced Study based in Princeton, New Jersey. Kohl’s fellowship starts on Sept. 1 and ends on July 1, 2019, within the institute’s School of Historical Studies. She will use...
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Jeff Krynski Becomes Alumni Association President

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( www.ucr.edu ) – Some of the greatest lessons Jeff Krynski learned in life derive from his college experience at UC Riverside. Krynski was born in Wisconsin and grew up in Upland, Calif. He came to UCR wanting to build a career in the business world and in 1981 earned a bachelor’s in administrative studies. A few decades after...
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Why An Urban Pomegranate Grove Was Added to Parking Lot 24

Pedestrians who walk by parking lot 24 now have a row of newly planted pomegranate trees to admire – and eventually supply them with fruit. John Chater , a postdoctoral researcher with UC Riverside's Department of Botany and Plant Sciences and a 2016 University of California Global Food Initiative fellow, brought the first 13 trees to lot 24 on a...
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