Awards

UC Riverside engineers receive award from Society of Automotive Engineers

UC Riverside group won the New Methods and Tools award for its project, “Development of Fractional Cabin Air Recirculation System"

By Holly Ober |

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

Project Sunshine took the coveted Organization of the Year Award.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

Princevac Elevated to ASME Fellow

Marko Princevac's notable achievements in fluid dynamics include the application of fundamental turbulence concepts to environmental flows, urban air pollution, and wildfire behavior

By Holly Ober |

Postdoctoral researcher awarded American Physical Society fellowship

Yunjin Choi, a postdoctoral researcher at UC Riverside, is a recipient of the 2019-20 M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship awarded by the American Physical Society, or APS, to enable women to return to physics research after having had an interruption in their careers. Choi, who works with Shan-Wen Tsai, an associate professor in the Department of Physics...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

UCR student awarded scholarship for program offering mentorship to female students

UC Riverside student Jennifer Le is one of 14 recipients of the Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship for a project seeking to close the gender gap in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, or STEM. The Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship Foundation provides $15,000 scholarships to college sophomores and...

By Imran Ghori |

Historian’s book added to ‘Escape the News Reading List’

Clifford Trafzer released “Fighting Invisible Enemies: Health and Medical Transitions Among Southern California Indians” in May 2019

By Tess Eyrich |

UCR creative writing professor wins literary grant

Tod Goldberg’s “The Outside In” was the first essay awarded a grant as part of a California Desert Arts Council initiative

By Jessica Weber |

Sociologist’s first book wins Independent Publisher Book Award

Victoria Reyes released “Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic Bay, Philippines” in September 2019

By Tess Eyrich |

Physicist to study bacteria undergoing photosynthesis

Last year, physicist Nathaniel Gabor was one of two UC Riverside professors awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government for scientists and engineers at the beginning stages of their careers. The award to Gabor includes a $1 million research budget from the Air Force...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Physicist named deputy spokesperson for major international experiment at Brookhaven National Lab

Kenneth Barish, chair of the UCR Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been named one of two deputy spokespersons for the STAR Experiment at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, or RHIC, at the Brookhaven National Lab. The Solenoid Tracker at RHIC, known as STAR, is the only major experiment currently operating at RHIC and tracks thousands of...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

School psychology doctoral student wins Dissertation Award

Ashley Pfenning is part of the UCR Graduate School of Education’s school psychology program

By Tess Eyrich |

Outstanding staff award presented to Julie Salgado

Julie Salgado, a past president of UC Riverside’s Staff Assembly, is a recipient of the Kevin McCauley Memorial Outstanding Staff Award for her leadership in promoting staff. Recipients are selected by the Council of University of California Staff Assemblies, the umbrella organization for Staff Assembly units across the UC system. Named in honor of...

By Imran Ghori |

Two UCR professors awarded career enhancement fellowships

Armando García and María Regina Firmino-Castillo are both recipients of 12-month fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation

By University Communications |

Two staff members presented with peer recognition award

UCR Staff Assembly is honoring Ronda Inzunza and Robert Stephens as the latest winners of its Get Recognized peer awards program. Inzunza, an administrative officer at the Harvest Shared Services Center, was the January winner. Stephens, an assistant director in Student Conduct & Academic Integrity Programs, was the February honoree. Stephens was...

By Imran Ghori |

Professors honored for their teaching innovation

UCR’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers recognized three professors this year.

By University Communications |

Two UCR faculty members named among best business professors

Two UC Riverside School of Business professors have been named to the Poets & Quants Top 40 Under 40 MBA Professors list for 2020. Ye Li, 36, and Marlo Raveendran, 37, are both assistant professors of management. Li has been a faculty member since 2012 while Raveendran joined UCR in 2013. Poets & Quants, a publication covering business schools and...

By Imran Ghori |

Five students awarded NSF fellowships

Five UC Riverside students have been selected to receive a 2020 Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation, or NSF. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based...

By Imran Ghori |

UCR distinguished professor named Dan and Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Allison Hedge Coke, a distinguished professor in the Department of Creative Writing, was named the Dan and Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals for the spring 2020 semester at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

By Jessica Weber |

Business professor named journal editor

Thomas Kramer, a UC Riverside professor of marketing, has been named a co-editor of the Journal of Consumer Psychology, one of the top academic journals covering psychology relating to consumer behavior. Kramer, an associate dean for undergraduate business programs at the UCR School of Business, is a member of the editorial team that will oversee...

By Imran Ghori |

Biochemistry student wins Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

UC Riverside student Jennifer Le is among about 400 college students across the nation to be awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, one of the most prestigious and competitive awards in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematic fields, or STEM. From a pool of over 5,000 sophomores and juniors, 1,343 students were nominated by 461...

By Imran Ghori |