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A New Model for a Research University

With your involvement and support, UC Riverside can continue to be at the forefront of the research, innovation, and inclusion that is transforming California and beyond. Ranked in the top 15 for best public universities in the nation — and second for social mobility — UCR has created a new model for what a great public research university can achieve.

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Saturday, April 6, 2024

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Stories of Impact

Lynn Gref - This image is Courtesy of the UCR Alumni Association
Encouraging Technological Innovations
An alumnus and his family establish a fund that supports professors, scholarships, fellowships, research, equipment, and other STEM-related initiatives at UCR.
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Recognizing Athletic and Academic Excellence
Alyssa Carranza, who earned her B.S. in biology this spring and was a member of the women’s soccer team, received the Harper Award in 2020-21, the same year she was named a member of the Big West Academic All-Conference team.
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Honoring a Boundary-Breaking Scholar
Jean-Pierre Barricelli was a towering figure at UCR. He helped establish the Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy and the Eaton Conference in Science Fiction.
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Featured Fund

Designing and Building the Future of Industry

Through the work of its student members and the support of its donors, the Society of Women Engineers is bringing more women into the field of engineering.

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Areas to Support

Elysha Castillo
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Student Spotlight

Elysha Castillo

This fourth-year sociology major is leaving a legacy
of student advocacy at UCR.


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