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Distinguished UCR African-American history professor passes away

Dr. Sterling Stuckey, historian, professor emeritus in the Department of History and author of numerous African American historical research articles, passed away on Aug....

UCR projected to enroll 1,950 new transfer students this year

UC Riverside Undergraduate Admissions carried out numerous action plans in an effort to raise UCR’s transfer student population this year. This is in response...

UCR welcomes Nobel prize winner Barry C. Barish

UC Riverside has signalled its ambition in expanding its award-winning faculty by hiring the 2017 Physics Nobel Prize winner, Barry C. Barish. On Sept....

UCR makes largest gains in college rankings

In an “America’s Best Colleges Report” by the U.S. News and World Report (USNWR), UC Riverside made larger gains than any other university in...

STEM high school to be built on campus

UCR plans on constructing a new STEM-focused magnet high school on its campus in conjunction with the Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) which will...

Police investigating UCR student’s death as possible result of hazing

20 year-old UCR student Tyler Hilliard died on Sept. 15 after collapsing during a fraternity outing to Mt. Rubidoux. Hilliard was a pledge of...

Student worker union bargains for Title IX reforms, wage increases

The United Automobile Workers Local 2865, which represents student employees, is currently in the process of contract bargaining with the University of California across...

The Year in Review: Highlights of the 2017-2018 Academic Year

September On Sept. 26, 2017, freshman convocation occurred with speakers such as Chancellor Kim Wilcox, President of the UCR Alumni Association Kenneth Noeller, Executive...

Six UCR baseball players earn All-Conference honors

Despite a disappointing season in which UCR baseball (19-33, 7-17) finished last place in the Big West Conference, the Highlanders still had six players...

UCR enrolls and graduates more Pell Grant recipients than any other...

A recent study of federal data has revealed that UC Riverside students receive more Pell Grant aid than their counterparts at any other major...