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R’Perspective: Through my eyes: being black at UCR

In my two years at UCR, I have seen many changes. I have changed from being a freshman at a new setting to a...

Statistics show how racial disparities may affect states’ livelihood

As race relations dominate the national spotlight, UCR sociology professor Dr. David A. Swanson, a distinguished demographer, released a vignette comparing the socioeconomic makeup...

UCR shows downward trend in U.S. News national college rankings

U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 Best Colleges Guide was released earlier this month, with UCR placing 121st on the list. In 2010, UCR held...

Town Hall seeks to improve faculty diversity

Chancellor Kim Wilcox held a town hall meeting on May 12 to continue discussions about the plan to hire 300 new faculty by 2020....

Grant to help women leaders in higher education

UCR Professor of Anthropology and Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Excellence Yolanda Moses has been awarded a $346,500 grant from the Ford...

UCR sees 9.8 percent increase in applications for 2015-16 school year

The UC has received a record number of applicants for the 2015-2016 school year, with the UC receiving 5.8 percent more, and UCR receiving...

$208,000 grant awarded to UCR toward research in diversity

Considered to be one of the most ethnically and economically diverse universities, UCR was recently recognized with a $208,000 grant by the Andrew W....

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘Affirmative action not needed to...

Is diversity important in higher education? And, if so, what programs and measures foster diversity? For some time now, the idea of affirmative action in...

Editorial: Teaching diversity the right way

UCLA has faced some criticism recently for its diversity. A viral video created by UCLA student Sy Stokes last November protested the lack of...

Editorial: Affirmative action not needed to improve UC’s diversity

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times — at least, for the University of California, it is. For the 10th...