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UC Regents appoint new chair, re-elect vice chair The UC Board of Regents appointed longtime UC regent Monica Lozano as new chair, and re-elected Fred...

Boston Marathon bomber sentenced for attack that killed former UCR student

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, an accused suspect of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, was convicted and sentenced to death by a federal jury on May...

UCR recognized by American Heart Association

UCR has received the American Heart Association’s (AHA) highest honor in being recognized as a “Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite.” Vice Chancellor of Business and Administrative...

Napolitano, Wilcox discuss student transfer process

On Tuesday, May 5, UC President Janet Napolitano met with UCR Chancellor Kim Wilcox and community college representatives in San Bernardino and Riverside County...

UCR researchers receive grant to develop wastewater techniques

Researchers from UCR and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem were awarded a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop a two-year...

UCR community considers scenarios for expanding campus

A second physical planning workshop was held on April 27 to discuss four scenarios, with each serving as a tool for understanding potential areas...

UCR professor named a Pulitzer finalist

UC Riverside creative writing professor Laila Lalami was recently named a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in fiction — an award given to...

UCR English professor awarded Fulbright Scholar Award

UCR English professor Adriana Craciun has been awarded the Fulbright Scholar Award for the 2015-2016 school year. The award will consist of a one-year...

Former UCR history professor passes away

Robert Hine, a former UCR history professor, passed away on March 27 at the age of 90. The professor gained fame from his research...

Department of Physics and Astronomy to hold open house

UCR’s Department of Physics and Astronomy will hold an open house exhibition, free to the public, on Highlander Day, April 18. The exhibition will...