Content Tagged with: Awards & Honors

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...

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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 |

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...

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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 |

School of Medicine receives national honor for outstanding DEI commitment

The medical school won Insight into Diversity’s Health Professions HEED Award also in 2021 and 2022

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Graduate student wins award at local stem cell symposium

Natasha Brinkley conducts research in UCR’s Tissue Regenerative Engineering and Mechanotransduction lab

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

CSP's Arlene Cano Matute named 2023 ‘Latina of Influence’

UC Riverside alum and staffer Arlene Cano Matute has won the 2023 “Latina of Influence” award — hosted by Hispanic Lifestyle , a broadcast media production. Honorees included seven recipients from across the United States, recognized for their leadership in the Latina/o/x community. In a recent announcement , Hispanic Lifestyle wrote, “Through an...

By Malinn Loeung |

UCR wins three CASE awards for communications work

UC Riverside has received three awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, or CASE, for its marketing work. University Relations won awards in three categories in the 2023 Best of District VII Awards, for the region representing parts of the western United States. In the storytelling in communications category, UCR was...

By Imran Ghori |

Gift to School of Medicine will support student scholarships

HCA Healthcare has a history of partnering with higher education institutions like UCR

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

NSF-funded research aims to combat loneliness

UCR psychology associate professor Brent Hughes and doctoral student Eleanor Collier have received a $642,697 grant from the National Science Foundation to study self-disclosure as it relates to social connection. Self-disclosure refers to revealing one’s thoughts, feelings, and experiences. The aim of the study is to consider strategies for...

By J.D. Warren |

UCR startup company wins prestigious NIH grant

Small Business Innovation Research grant from National Cancer Institute will accelerate development of pancreatic cancer-fighting drug

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

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...

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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 |

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...

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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 |

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...

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Physicist receives high honor from Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona

Nobel laureate Barry Barish is a distinguished professor of physics and astronomy at UCR

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Professor, two students win Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

Psychology Professor Rachel Wu and students Jacob Argandona and Advyth Ramachandran are this year’s recipients of the UC Riverside Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement. The award is presented every spring to faculty members with a distinguished record of fostering undergraduate research or creative...

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