Content Tagged with: International Affairs

UCR celebrates its global community

International Affairs showcased UC Riverside’s diverse global community as part of International Education Week from Nov. 7-10. Activities included the Worldfest Culture and Conversation on Tuesday, Nov. 8, which attracted more than 200 students to HUB 302. The event featured performances by Ballet Folklorico, a student DJ set, and resources...

By University Communications |

UCR leaders visit South Korea to discuss educational partnerships

A delegation of UC Riverside campus leaders traveled to South Korea last month, meeting with government and educational officials to discuss international partnerships. The trip, from Oct. 20 to 29, included Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Elizabeth Watkins and College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Daryle Williams in their first...

By University Communications |

State Department recognizes UCR for Fulbright engagement

UC Riverside has been named one of 43 Fulbright Hispanic Serving Institution Leaders by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The designation, announced Tuesday, Oct. 11, recognizes noteworthy engagement by Hispanic-Serving Institutions, or HSIs, with the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government's flagship...

By Imran Ghori |

Education Abroad merges with Strategic Initiatives and International Recruitment

The unit will now be under the leadership of Assistant Provost Jun Wang.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

UCR part of court victory in H-IB visa case

UC Riverside is among a group of college and industry groups celebrating a court victory challenging immigration rules that could have made it harder for international scholars to remain in the U.S. The campus and Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox are members of the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, made up of higher education...

By Imran Ghori |

UC Riverside’s Peace Corps volunteers make an impact around the globe

UCR led the charge in implementing a prep course that is now offered throughout the entire UC system.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

UCR welcomed Los Angeles Chinese Consul General to campus

Consul General Zhang Ping foresees future academic partnerships between UCR and China.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

Food, the universal language

The smell of turkey, mashed potatoes, vegetables, and pumpkin pie was infused with the laughter and the myriad of languages in the room. On Monday, Nov. 19, UC Riverside students and scholars gathered for the third annual Thanksgiving event sponsored by International Affairs. The event provides a space and an opportunity for them to share a meal...

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |