Dean Daryle Williams nominated to serve on President Biden’s Administration 

The White House made the announcement in September.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

UCR biogeochemist to use Yale fellowship to study the Salton Sea

Lyons to research growing global issue of shrinking lakes

By Jules Bernstein |

Team that includes UCR researcher wins $17.5 million CDC award

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, has awarded $17.5 million to a coalition led by researchers at UC San Diego to develop innovative tools and networks to respond rapidly to emerging disease outbreaks. Richard Carpiano, a professor and public health researcher in UC Riverside’s School of Public Policy, is among the team of...

By UCR News |

Physics students win prizes at international conference

Sean Preins and Peter Carney won two of only three awards given at the 2023 Electron-Ion Collider User Group meeting

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Astronomy grant will strengthen ties between UC Riverside and University of Hawaii

NSF funding will support education and training of students at both institutions

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

$1.2 million grant awarded for robotics software development

A $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation will allow UCR to develop better software architecture for robotics and other autonomous systems.

By David Danelski |

UCR is key player in conceptual design of next-generation gravitational wave observatory

Ten times larger than LIGO, Cosmic Explorer will push gravitational-wave astronomy to the edge of the observable universe

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

NSF grant allows purchase of instrument for measuring magnetic properties

Students and postdoctoral researchers at UC Riverside will be trained to use the magnetometer

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Grant to postdoc will increase understanding of how e-cigarettes affect human health

Findings aim to inform regulatory policies at the state and national levels

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Eight UCR professors receive NSF CAREER Awards

Eight UC Riverside faculty members have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Awards to support research in areas ranging from sustainability to mental health outcomes of young Latinas. The awards support early career faculty who demonstrate the potential to serve as academic role models and advance their organization’s...

By UCR News |

School of Medicine’s Medical Scholars Program receives national award

Program is recognized for making a difference for underrepresented groups in STEM fields

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Professor secures $750k for safer, greener food supply research

Grant to help enable safe use of recycled water for farming

By Jules Bernstein |

Alum named Diverse Rising Graduate Scholar

Carlos Galan, a recent recipient of a UC Riverside School of Education doctorate, has been named a 2023 Diverse Rising Graduate Scholar by the academic news source “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.” One of only 10 scholars selected from a nationwide nomination call, Galan has joined the publication’s third cohort of “exceptional graduate...

By Malinn Loeung |

Professor Ozkan wins prized Selcuk Yasar Award in Turkey

Mihrimah Ozkan, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at UC Riverside, is recognized in Turkey for her work in addressing climate change by receiving the Selcuk Yasar Award.

By David Danelski |

History professor wins fellowship

Jorge Leal, an assistant professor of history, has been awarded a Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Institute for Citizens & Scholars. Leal is one of 20 new fellows for the 2023-24 academic year announced July 13. The fellowship, funded by the Mellon Foundation and administered by the institute, seeks to increase the presence of...

By Imran Ghori |

Business professor Max Joo wins long-term impact award

The INFORMS Society for Marketing Science recognized UCR assistant business professor Mingyu "Max" Joo with the Don Morrison Long Term Impact Award

By David Danelski |

Professor’s '2 Hearts' film reaches top 10 on Netflix’ international list

Robin Uriel Russin, professor of screenwriting and playwriting with the Theatre, Film, and Digital Production Department, co-wrote the film.

By UCR News |

UCR team off to a great start in national electric car design competition 

A team of UCR students won two awards at the EcoCAR EV Challenge Year 1 Competition in Orlando, Florida, in which students from across the country compete in designing improvements to electric vehicles.

By David Danelski |

Two art doctoral students receive fellowships

Lily Allen will be at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas; Cambra Sklarz will be at the Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

By UCR News |

UCR honored for safety record and cleanup project

UC Riverside was honored for excellence in health and safety for a fourth consecutive year by the UC Office the President. UCR Environmental Health & Safety is the first to receive the prestigious UCOP Presidential Award for Campus Excellence in Health in Safety four years in a row. The award recognizes campus health and safety programs with the...

By Imran Ghori |