UC Riverside

News Releases

What is Breaking at UCR?

Sometimes instead of providing someone to comment on the news, UC Riverside makes the news. Our events and milestones may be UCR centered sometimes, but other times may offer clues to larger trends in higher education or world events.

News and Events

Do Self-Views of Being Fair Affect the Division of Resources?

(October 1, 2014)

Sociologists at UC Riverside have begun a two-year study that has broad implications for understanding inequality in American society.

UCR, CSUSB Sign Agreement to Co-house Water Resources Collections and Archives

(September 29, 2014)

UCR and Cal State San Bernardino will co-house and share a valuable collection of water related-documents and materials known as the Water Resources Collections and Archives.

Poetry, Tacos, Fiesta!

(September 29, 2014)

UCR will celebrate “The Most Incredible & Biggest Poem on Unity in the World” and Juan Felipe Herrera’s successful term as California Poet Laureates during the California Unity Poem Fiesta on Oct. 9

California Voters Support Affirmative Action

(September 24, 2014)

In a state where no racial or ethnic group is in the majority, California voters in all racial groups support affirmative action, according to a report released today by the National Asian American Survey.

Get Your Plants Here

(September 24, 2014)

The 32nd annual Friends of U.C. Riverside Botanic Gardens fall plant sale will take from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 25 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, October 26.

UCR Once Again Earns ‘Military-Friendly’ Recognition

(September 23, 2014)

In recognition of its efforts to dedicate resources to ensure the success of active duty military and veterans in the classroom, the University of California, Riverside has once again been named to the Military Friendly Schools list by Victory Media. It is the fourth time that UCR has appeared on the list.

Full Slate of Events on Schedule as 2014–15 School Year Commences at UC Riverside

(September 22, 2014)

The 2014–15 academic year at the University of California, Riverside gets underway with the first day of classes on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. But the campus will come to life beginning on Monday Sept. 29, 2014 with a series of events as part of the annual Highlander Welcome, a two-week long series of events that help kick off the school year

Finding Answers to Basic Questions About the Universe

(September 22, 2014)

UC Riverside graduate students Jesse Heilman and Elizabeth Kennedy are working on the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment, a large particle-capturing detector at CERN, Switzerland.

.UCR Press Release Archive

Looking for an older press release? Our searchable archives page has every electronic press release dating back to the 1998. Get the background or historical information you need right here.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012