Content Authored by: Sandra Baltazar Martinez

‘Look at This Blue’ is a National Book Awards finalist

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke’s new poetry book is one of 25 books with this year’s distinction.

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Susan Straight’s new novel is a finalist for the Kirkus Prize

Winners will be announced in late October in Austin, Texas.

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Dylan Rodríguez receives award for his book, ‘White Reconstruction’

The Caribbean Philosophical Association honored him with their ‘Frantz Fanon Award for Outstanding Book in Caribbean Thought.’

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State funding will help create a degree completion program

$4.85 million in state funds will help UCR University Extension lead the way in helping people reengage with their education.

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World premiere: An opera with an electronic track

Ian Dicke’s first opera launched during the Synchromy Opera Festival in Pasadena.

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Xóchitl Chávez is curatorial advisor of a Smithsonian American Latino exhibition

The gallery features a Spanish and English exhibition titled: “¡Presente! A Latino History of the United States.” It opens June 18.

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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Ni’Ja Whitson awarded two national fellowships 

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

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