Undergraduate wins UC Graduate Deans’ Leadership and Research Award

Budding neuroscientist Erik Hakopian provided academic mentorship to UCR students

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

UCR professor recognized for consumer psychology scholarship 

Margaret “Meg” C. Campbell, an associate dean, professor of marketing and Anderson Presidential Chair in Business Administration at UC Riverside’s School of Business, has received the Fellows Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Consumer Psychology. The Society for Consumer Psychology, or SCP, a top professional organization of...

By David Danelski |

Ivy Pochoda is LA Times Book Prize finalist

"Sing Her Down" is Pochoda's sixth novel.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

Christopher Scott Murillo’s stage designs featured on TV, theatre

Murillo’s most recent work can be seen on Paramount Plus's "Stargaze."

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

Marketing data manager named a “Rising Star”

Stephanie Nguyen, marketing data manager in UC Riverside’s University Relations, is the 2024 recipient of the Rising Star Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, or CASE, for District VII. As a member of the digital marketing and analytics team, Nguyen develops comprehensive data analysis, reporting, and research strategies...

By Imran Ghori |

UCR chemist Timothy Su joins 2024 class of Cottrell Scholars

Award supports innovative science research and education

By Jules Bernstein |

Psychologist elected fellow of Association for Psychological Science

Weiwei Zhang’s research focuses on perception, attention, memory, and higher cognition

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

UCR athletics director among the 100 most impactful

UC Riverside Athletics Director Wesley Mallette has been named one of the “100 Most Impactful People in Men’s College Basketball” by a sports media organization for the second year in a row. The 2024 list, released recently by Silver Waves Media, includes coaches, directors, event operators, executives, and other professionals seen as making a...

By Imran Ghori |

Gift to UCR results in new undergraduate fellowship

Aiden Wilkin will use the funds to continue working in the experimental LIGO group

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

UCR professor elected to the Turkish Academy of Sciences

Cengiz Ozkan, a UCR mechanical engineering professor, has been elected a member of the Turkish Academy of Sciences, also known as the TÜBA. He was honored during the 60th General Assembly of the Turkish academy held recently in Ankara, Turkey

By David Danelski |

University Extension honored for social justice efforts

UC Riverside’s University Extension has won an award from a national educational association for the work by a task force to promote diversity and inclusion. University Extension was one of eight programs and eight individuals announced as winners of the UPCEA Association Awards on Feb. 2. UPCEA, an online and professional education association...

By UCR News |

Two new campus buildings honored at Riverside beautification awards

UC Riverside’s new School of Medicine building and Student Health and Counseling Center won top awards in the city of Riverside’s annual beautification awards. The two buildings, which both opened last fall, were honored at Riverside Mayor Patricia Lock Dawson’s State of the City address Thursday, Jan. 25, as part of the Keep Riverside Clean and...

By Imran Ghori |

DOE awards $300,000 to UCR professor for accelerating EV integration

UCR electrical and computer engineering team wins $300,000 prize from the U.S. Department of Energy for developing a data-driven planning platform for the nation’s largest electrical utility.

By David Danelski |

Electrochemical carbon capture shows promise in climate fight

The perspective of UCR electrical and computer engineering professor Mihri Ozkan about using electrochemical technology to fight climate change was featured in an online Voices segment of CHEM, a scientific journal focusing on chemistry and interconnected fields.

By David Danelski |

Professional association honors UCR Career Center

The UC Riverside Career Center and two of its directors received top honors from the Mountain and Pacific Association of Colleges and Employers at its recent conference. The center was named “Most Valuable Organization” by the association, which represents colleges, universities, and employers in career services and talent acquisition and has about...

By Imran Ghori |

UCR bioengineering professor recognized by the National Academy of Inventors

UCR bioengineering professor Bahman Anvari, whose innovations have improved treatments for debilitating skin disorders, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, or NAI.

By David Danelski |

Racial justice teacher development institute wins $100,000 grant

A UCR-affiliated institute for racial justice has received a $100,000 grant that will support teacher professional development during the 2024 and 2025 calendar years, with a focus on engaging teachers of color in California public schools. This funding for the Institute for Teachers of Color Committed to Racial Justice, known as ITOC, from the...

By David Danelski |

UCR professor’s insights featured in major scientific journal

The insights of UCR professor Mihri Ozkan are featured this week in an online edition of a highly respected scientific journal.

By David Danelski |

2023 ‘Highly Cited’ list celebrates UCR faculty influence

Researchers rank in top 1% worldwide

By Jules Bernstein |

UCR wins grant promoting faculty diversity efforts

UC Riverside’s Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology department is one of the recipients of the University of California Advancing Faculty Diversity Program awards for the 2023-24 academic year. The program provides support to increase UC’s faculty diversity efforts. Eight grants, totaling about $2.6 million, were awarded. The Advancing Faculty...

By Imran Ghori |