Awards

Fellowships awarded to two GSOE doctoral students

Two doctoral students in the UC Riverside Graduate School of Education are the recipients of the California Teacher Education Research and Improvement Network, or CTERIN, Fellowship. Patriccia Ordonez-Kim, whose work involves history and social studies curriculum, has earned the title of CTERIN Educating Teacher Educators (ETE) Fellow for her...

By Michaela Miller |

Stephen Graham Jones finalist for LA Times Book Prize

His novel “The Only Good Indians” is nominated for The Ray Bradbury Prize for Science Fiction, Fantasy & Speculative Fiction.

By Jessica Weber |

Award enables ecology PhD student to connect with policy makers

UC Riverside’s William Ota is one of the few graduate students nationwide to be honored this year with a policy award from the Ecological Society of America.

By Jules Bernstein |

Allison Hedge Coke awarded for community service efforts by Association of Writers & Writing Programs

UCR author Allison Hedge Coke was awarded the 2021 George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature by the Association of Writers & Writing Programs on March 3.

By Jessica Weber |

Two GSOE professors honored by national education group

Two UC Riverside professors in the Graduate School of Education are being honored by the American Educational Research Association for their research work. Rita Kohli, an associate professor in the Education, Society, and Culture program, has been selected as the AERA Division K Teaching and Teacher Education 2021 Mid-Career Scholar. Uma Jayakumar...

By Imran Ghori |

Sociologist selected as winner of Emory Elliott book award

Victoria Reyes, a UC Riverside sociologist, has won this year’s Emory Elliott Book Award for outstanding publications authored by faculty members in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, or CHASS. Reyes, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, wrote the book “Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic...

By Imran Ghori |

Explorers Club names UC Riverside archaeologist one of 50 people changing the world

Club member Ayana Omilade Flewellen was listed for her terrestrial and underwater archaeological work uncovering the lives of enslaved people of African descent

By Holly Ober |

School psychology program again achieves 100% internship match

For the fourth straight year, UC Riverside’s Graduate School of Education can boast a 100% internship match rate for students in its school psychology program. Students seeking a doctorate in psychology from an American Psychological Association-accredited program must complete an internship as part of their training. The Association of Psychology...

By Imran Ghori |

UCR author awarded Lannan Cultural Freedom Prize

Mike Davis, a distinguished professor emeritus of creative writing, is among three recipients of the 2020 prize alongside political activist and author Angela Davis and prison abolitionist and scholar Ruth Wilson Gilmore.

By Jessica Weber |

Campus COVID-19 lab creators honored

Three UC Riverside employees who led efforts to create a COVID-19 diagnostic laboratory on campus have been recognized by state and federal elected officials. Katherine Borkovich, a professor and chair of the Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology; Isgouhi Kaloshian, a professor and chair of the Department of Nematology; and Dr. Kenneth Han...

By Imran Ghori |

Postdoc wins Society of Toxicology conference award

Careen Khachatoorian, a postdoctoral researcher working with Prue Talbot, a professor of cell biology at UCR, will receive the Society of Toxicology Dermal Toxicology Subsection Graduate Student Award. The society hosts an annual national conference, with each specialty section offering awards to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers for...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

UCR recognized with Riverside beautification awards

Two new UC Riverside projects and the almost decade-old community garden were recognized in the city of Riverside’s annual beautification awards in January. The Dundee Residence Hall and Glasgow Residential Restaurant won second place in new construction with landscaping; the renovation and expansion of the Barn received the historic and cultural...

By Imran Ghori |

Neuroscientist joins council of the American Physiological Society

Margarita Currás-Collazo, an associate professor of neuroscience in the Department of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology at UC Riverside, has been elected to the American Physiological Society Council. Her term will begin in April 2021. Currás-Collazo received her doctoral degree in medical physiology at The Ohio State University. Her numerous UCR...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Book on heterosexuality receives prestigious award

Jane Ward's book, "The Tragedy of Heterosexuality," has won a 2021 PROSE Award

By Holly Ober |

UCR wins four CASE awards for marketing efforts

UC Riverside has received four awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, or CASE, for its marketing work. CASE District VII presented the 2021 Awards of Excellence in a live online ceremony on Feb. 5. University Communications won two gold awards, one for its Brand Visual Identity Initiative and the other for the Beyond...

By Imran Ghori |

Researchers to study working memory interventions in older adults

Aaron Seitz, a professor of psychology at UC Riverside; and Susanne Jaeggi, a professor at the UC Irvine School of Education; have received a two-year grant from the National Institute of Health’s National Institute on Aging to study interventions that may ultimately contribute to slowing cognitive decline in older adults. Seitz and Jaeggi will be...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Poet Allison Hedge Coke inducted into Texas Institute of Letters

Hedge Coke is among 14 distinguished writers inducted for 2021, announced on Jan. 29.

By Jessica Weber |

UCR ARTS: California Museum of Photography awarded grant for Getty Foundation’s ‘Pacific Standard Time’ arts initiative

UCR ARTS is one of 45 cultural, educational, and scientific institutions throughout Southern California to receive support from the Getty Foundation for its projects.

By Jessica Weber |

Doctoral student receives grant from school psychology association

UC Riverside doctoral student Anacary Ramirez has been awarded a grant from the Society for the Study of School Psychology for her dissertation on the use of teleconferencing technology with Spanish-speaking parents. Ramirez, who is pursuing a doctorate in school psychology at the Graduate School of Education, received a $4,125 grant from the group...

By Imran Ghori |

UCR ARTS awarded $65K grant from Warhol Foundation

UCR ARTS has been awarded a $65,000 grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts in support of an upcoming exhibition featuring the work of Los Angeles-based photographer Christina Fernandez.

By Jessica Weber |