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 →


Alumni Career Programs

The Office of Alumni & Constituent Relations is excited to introduce Melissa McCrickard, the new Director of Alumni Career Programs; a newly created position. This new position will create and … Continue Reading →


National Geographic Explorer & Alumnus Shah Selbe Profiled in UCR Magazine

Let’s get this out of the way, UCR has amazing alumni. Shah Selbe ’04, a 2013 National Geographic Explorer and engineer, was profiled in the Spring edition of the UCR … 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.”


Alumni Interviews | Michael Ferrera

Michael is a designer, image consultant, and author. We discuss his time at UCR as a basketball player, the moment he decided to go into fashion, & why he stays … 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 →


Alumni Interviews | Wayne Scott

Wayne Scott (B.A. Political Science & Religious Studies ’81) is the Founder & President of LifeHouse Theater Inc, a nonprofit community theater in Redlands. Though he’s now in charge of … Continue Reading →


UCR Alumnus & Veteran Kirk Ferguson (1957 Biology)

The City of Riverside sat down and talked with UCR alumnus & former Navy Commander Kirk Ferguson (1957 Biology).