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Summer Sessions enrollment now open

Take classes this summer to earn the units you need to graduate on time, or even early! In Summer Sessions you can complete prerequisites, major requirements or minor classes in five- and 10-week sessions that fit your schedule. Log in to R’Web today to enroll in summer classes. Fees are due the day you enroll....

College Signing Day 2019

On May 1, 2019, Undergraduate Education and Undergraduate Admission, in collaboration with UCOP, Reach Higher, and Better Make Room, celebrated our regional community of scholars on our UC Riverside campus. UCR’s College Signing Day 2019, part of Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher initiative, celebrates local young scholars’ decisions to pursue higher education and achieve their educational...

UCR Classes Schedule Shift Planned For This Fall

Get ready for the 10-Minute Time Shift! Beginning fall quarter 2019, UCR classes will start and end 10 minutes earlier. This means all classes will start on the hour or half hour and your academic day will start and end 10 minutes earlier too. For example, an 8:10–9:00 class will change to 8:00–8:50. This adjustment...

College-bound high school students to be celebrated at UCR’s College Signing Day event

Around 1,000 college-bound students from across the Inland Empire will descend on UC Riverside as part of the first College Signing Day on the West Coast.

More than 800 Inland high school students joined UCR’s College Signing Day celebration

It was a day to reflect on and celebrate accomplishments, look forward to the future, with a dance party to boot.

11 UCR Students Awarded National Science Foundation Fellowship

Eleven University of California, Riverside students received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research fellowship, the preeminent award program recognizing NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students pursuing research-based graduate and doctoral degrees at accredited institutions in the United States. UCR’s Graduate Research fellows were among 2,000 awardees chosen from more than 12,000 applicants...

Oregon State leader with passion for student success to lead Undergraduate Education

RIVERSIDE, CALIF. ( www.ucr.edu ) – A veteran administrator with a background in innovative teaching methods and an affinity for the work of the University Innovation Alliance has been named to lead UC Riverside’s Office of Undergraduate Education. Jennifer Brown will join UCR on August 1 as vice provost and dean of Undergraduate Education. She...

Two UCR Undergraduates Named Goldwater Scholars

Renata Koontz and Nicholas Pham are this year’s UCR Goldwater Scholars. RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Two University of California, Riverside undergraduates — one studying physics and the other engineering and applied physics — have each won a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship , one of the most prestigious and competitive undergraduate STEM awards. UCR, which is one...
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H1GLANDER Promotes Pride and Engagement in First Event of the Year

Jan. 11 marked many firsts for the H1GLANDER First-Generation Project, a UCR initiative to increase awareness of first-generation issues and experiences. The inaugural “1/11 First-Gen Talks,” which took place in the new Rivera Library teaching and learning center, introduced a series of panels and community discussions around first-generation issues that included students, faculty, and staff....

The Top: New Spaces on Campus to Serve Students

Welcome to The Top! In this edition of The Top, we present the three different spaces that UC Riverside has created with one solid intention: support student success. The Veterans Resource Center, the Teaching and Learning Center, and the R’Pantry all have new spaces and held open house events last week. Here is a roundup...

Cynthia K. Larive Named as UCR Provost

RIVERSIDE, Calif.– UC Riverside Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox announced today the appointment of Cynthia K. Larive as provost and executive vice chancellor, effective Nov. 1. Professor Larive has served in the role on an interim basis since Feb. 21, 2017. A respected scholar of bioanalytical chemistry, Larive joined the UCR faculty in 2005. She brings...

Staff Assembly: 'Outstanding Staff Awards' Reception and Announcement of New Executive Board

The annual Outstanding Staff Awards recognized 18 staff member nominees - and eight award recipients - during a reception at the chancellor's residence. On June 12, UCR Staff Assembly organized the annual event, meant to applaud the contributions employees make on a daily basis within their respective departments. "It's an honor to have a chance...

UC Riverside Undergraduate Students Win Prestigious National Awards

Fourteen students at the University of California, Riverside, have been honored with prestigious national awards during the 2016-2017 academic year. "I am very proud of the accomplishments that UCR students are making at the national and international level," said Gladis Herrera-Berkowitz, the director of Student Success Programs in the Office of Undergraduate Education. "A goal...

$50,000 Grant Supports Matching Students with Community Learning Opportunities

The University of California Riverside’s Office of Undergraduate Education has received a $50,000 grant to ramp up community-engaged learning opportunities for undergraduate students. The funds will help match students with community service opportunities related to their coursework. The award, called a Collaborative Opportunity Grant, is from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, or APLU,...

'First-Gen Faculty' Campaign Highlights Professors Who Are the First in Their Families to Attend College

On Thursday, June 8, UC Riverside officially joined the UC-wide First-Gen Faculty campaign, meant to highlight and identify first-generation professors who can, in turn, serve as mentors for first-generation students. This appreciation event was held at the weekly Farmer’s Market by Hinderaker Hall. Faculty members who stopped by the First-Gen Faculty booth could pick up...

14 UCR Students Awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

Fourteen UC Riverside students - eleven of whom completed, or will complete their undergraduate degrees at UCR - have been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (NSF GRFs).

Celebration of Teaching Event Highlights Those Who Are Creating the 'Next Generation of Scholars'

UCR's reputation for consistently high educational outcomes for all students is founded on excellence in teaching, research, and service. That enterprise includes not only faculty members and students, but staff academic advisors, graduate assistants, and many others. The first "Celebration of Teaching" event at UC Riverside, organized by the Office of Undergraduate Education, brought together...

Congratulations to this year's Office of Undergraduate Education teaching award recipients!

Dear UCR community, The Office of Undergraduate Education, in partnership with the UCR Academy of Distinguished Teachers, sponsors two teaching awards each year: The Junior Faculty Excellence in Teaching (JET) Award and the Innovative Teaching Award. The (JET) award recognizes superior teaching at the Assistant Professor level and is supported by funds from the "Chancellorial...

UC Riverside Student Awarded Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship

Phong Au-Hong, a junior in the entomology department at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded one of 20 spots in the Public Policy and International Affairs Junior Summer Institute (PPIA JSI) at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College. Each year, PPIA awards high-potential undergraduate students from universities across the country to participate in an...

UC Riverside Sees Record Number of Fulbright Semi-Finalists

The University of California, Riverside, Office of Undergraduate Education, and Graduate Division, announced that the Fulbright U.S. Student Program National Selection Committee has recognized 11 UCR students as semi-finalists for a Fulbright fellowship. This is a record for the university. Fulbright is the leading international education exchange program. Each year, Fulbright funds nearly 2,000 U.S....
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