University of California, Riverside

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  • UCR Anthropologist Guided Development of National Public Education Project on Race and Human Variation

    [July 10, 2015] UC Riverside anthropologist Yolanda T. Moses, who spearheaded a national public education project on race and human variation that toured U.S. museums for seven years, is the 2015 recipient of the Franz Boas Award for Exemplary Service to Anthropology. The award will be presented in November at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) in Denver. Read more here.
  • Changing the Conversation about UCR

    [October 22, 2014] UCR is changing the conversation about higher education by excelling in diversity, social mobility, access, affordability and research, says Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox. Wilcox’s comments came October 8 at the first Town Hall of the academic year 2014-15. Wilcox cited diversity, graduation rate parity and efficiency as the pillars of UCR’s success. This all didn’t just happen; the creation of a diverse campus was intentional, Wilcox said. Read more here.
  • Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox's "Campus of Respect" Letter to the Community

    [October 6, 2014] A core attribute of a major research university is the exchange of a diversity of ideas, perspectives, and opinions. At the University of California, Riverside, we celebrate our rich mixture of cultures, backgrounds, and outlooks, as well as differences in race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, language, physical abilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, geographic region, and more.  Read the full message here.
  • UCR Once Again Included on Campus Pride's List of Most LGBT-Friendly University  

    [August 15, 2014] UC Riverside has long been a leader in LGBT-inclusive policies, programs and practices. These include the LGBIT Studies Minor, Stonewall Hall & Gender Inclusive Housing, transgender-inclusive health care, and the Kalyn Smith-Tranquil’son Memorial Fund, which assists students who lose family support because of their involvement in the LGBT community. Read more here.
  • How One University Has Achieved Parity in Student Success

    [April 20, 2014] Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox talks to the Chronicle of Higher Ed about what works and what does not for improving student success, and what's at risk if colleges do not bridge socioeconomic divides. Watch the interview here.
  • UCOP Releases UC Systemwide Climate Survey Results

    [March 19, 2014] The University of California released the results of the first-ever UC systemwide survey of its students, faculty and staff on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. The Campus Climate Survey is believed to be the largest, most comprehensive university system survey of its kind. Read more here. 
  • Chancellor's Diversity Education Program: Making Excellence Inclusive (MEI)

    UCR established the Diversity Education & Leadership Initiative (DELI) in 2008 to promote, coordinate and oversee diversity activities on the campus. Since that time DELI has established the Chancelor's Diversity Education Program: Making Excellent Inclusive (MEI).
  • UC Riverside Lauded for Diversity, Value in the U.S. News & World Report's 2014 Best           Colleges Guide

    The University of California, Riverside has once-again been recognized as a "Best Value School" and was lauded for its diversity in the U.S. News and World Report's 2014 Best Colleges Guide.  Read more here.

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