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UCR Earns Top-150 Mark in Annual Academic Ranking of World Universities

For the twelfth year in a row, the University of California, Riverside has been included among the top 150 universities in the world on the annual Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities. The survey, which bills itself as “the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world’s top 500 universities," was released in August, 2014.

Fan Photographer Leaves Collection, Estate to UCR

Jay Kay Klein left his collection of thousands of photographs of science fiction authors and fans, and his $3.5 million estate, to the Eaton Collection of Science Fiction & Fantasy.

Register Now for Free STEM Workshop

Registration is now open for teachers in the Inland Empire who want to participate in the STEP Conference on October 15th from 3:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at Bourns Inc., 1200 Columbia Ave., Riverside.

UCR Ranked No. 2 in Washington Monthly Survey for Second Year

For the second year in a row, Washington Monthly Magazine has ranked the University of California, Riverside second among national universities in their tenth-annual College Ranking Survey. It is the fourth consecutive year that UC Riverside has been ranked in the top-10 of the survey, which considers civic engagement, research, and social mobility. Prior to the No. 2 ranking in 2013, UCR was fifth in 2012 and ninth in 2011.

Five UC Riverside Scientists Among World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds

Thomson Reuters, a leading source of information for businesses and professionals, has included five UC Riverside researchers in its 2014 list of some of the best and brightest minds of our times.

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UC Riverside Athletics: Building ChampionsUC Riverside Athletics: Building Champions

The UC Riverside Athletics department is focused on one thing — building champions. That means teaching our student-athletes to hone their skills on the courts and playing fields, grasp the essence of teamwork, and learn life lessons. In the bleachers it means fans experience the energy of belonging and the pride that comes from cheering on Highlander teams — sharing the emotional highs of hard-fought victories. Support the Highlanders today!

I am a Highlander: UC Riverside's Melissa MikailI am a Highlander: UC Riverside's Melissa Mikail

UCR honors student Melissa Mikail shares the story of her family’s commitment to higher education and the impact of donor generosity on her life.

UCR Hires Troy Percival as Baseball CoachUCR Hires Troy Percival as Baseball Coach

UC Riverside hires Troy Percival as Baseball Coach. Read more at

Fire Predictions for 2014 by UCR Professor Richard MinnichFire Predictions for 2014 by UCR Professor Richard Minnich

Richard Minnich, a professor of Earth sciences and noted fire ecologist at the University of California, Riverside, predicts the 2014 fire season for Southern California.

Time Lapse - UCR Staff Assembly Campus Makeover - 2014Time Lapse - UCR Staff Assembly Campus Makeover - 2014

On May 22, 2014, a group of Staff Assembly volunteers, with the assistance of UCR Grounds, made over a planter area between Physics 2000 and Boyce Hall. This is a time lapse of the makeover, with about 50 minutes of work reduced to just a couple of minutes.

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Staff/Faculty Lunch Hour

Meeting: Noon–1 p.m.

Summer MobileFit

Recreation: 12:15–12:45 p.m.

Stress Less Series

Lecture: Noon–1 p.m.

Summer MobileFit

Recreation: 12:15–12:45 p.m.

Women's Soccer: Northern Iowa

Sport: Noon–2 p.m.

Summer MobileFit

Recreation: 12:15–12:45 p.m.

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University of California, Riverside
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Riverside, CA 92521
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