Highlander Athletics and Careers

  Howdy, Highlanders! It’s another Career Thursday blog post. Did you know that next week is the Big West Tournament and our Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are going to … Continue Reading →


UCR’s Impressive Graduation Rates Discussed in The Chronicle of Higher Education Interview

UCR Chancellor Wilcox was interviewed by The Chronicle of Higher Education on UCR’s unique and impressive graduation rates. UCR is notable in that graduation rates are nearly the same for … Continue Reading →


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UCR Alumnus Cory Butner Competes in Winter Olympics

Hopefully you tuned in on February 16 and 17 to cheer on Highlander Cory Butner and his team mate Christopher Fogt as they competed in the two-man bobsled.


Alumnus & Poet Laureate Billy Collins to Appear on Colbert Report Tonight

UC Riverside alumnus & Poet Laureate Billy Collins (’71 Ph.D. English, ’65 M.A.) will be appearing on The Colbert Report tonight October 29 at 11:30 p.m. EST.


UCR Alumnus Wins Canon Short Film Competition

Alumnus Jared Nelson, who received his B.A. in Theater, won the Canon “Project Imaginat10n” contest with “Chucked.”


Jim Smith in His Own Words: 42 Years at UCR

UCR alumnus & retiree Jim Smith has been a familiar face on campus for over 40 years. He recently wrote an article telling his story and sharing his experience at … Continue Reading →


Tips for New Grads Part 2

Guest alumni blogger Bob Dawson graduated from UCR in 2012 with a B.A. in Psychology. He will be starting graduate school at Cal State Fullerton pursuing in M.A.in Experiments, Psychology this … Continue Reading →


Brenda Martinez Takes Bronze at World Championships

UCR alumna, and three-time All-American, Brenda Martinez ’10 took home the bronze medal in the 800m at the World Championships and became the 1st US woman to medal in the … Continue Reading →


UCR Grads Set Record for City Year Program

UCR grads are making headlines again. A record setting 50 UCR grads have committed to serving the City Year Program that puts volunteers in school across the country to help … Continue Reading →


UCR Alumnus Akhil Rao Named as Coro Fellow

Congratulations Akhil Rao (’12 B.S. Business Administration) who was named to the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs.