Alumni and Friends

CONGRATULATIONS to our CNAS Student Science Slam 2018 Winners:

(1) Jessica Tingle: "Body size and shape matter for Sidewinding Snakes"

(2) Alexandria Costantino: "Putting Dark Matter in the Spotlight"

(3) Madison Hernandez: "Systematics save Stenopodainae (Hemiptera Reduviidae): How a glimpse of pyslogenetic relationships paves the way for novel studies of a cryptic and neglected group of assassin bugs"

 Winners Science Slam 2018

Thank you to all contestants and everyone who made this event such a wonderful experience!


Fall 2018 Homecoming for CNAS Alumni
Saturday, November 17, 2018


Science Slam

On Saturday, November 17, 2018, the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences invites alumni and guests to campus for a Science Slam Competition, followed by a wine & cheese reception.

12:00pm - 2:30pm
Campus Showcase Events
Includes Scot Fest and CNAS Tours. Location: Bell Tower, CHASS Lawn

3:00 - 5:00pm
CNAS Science Slam Student Competition and Reception

During the Science Slam, participants will present their content in five minutes or less. Prizes will be awarded to the presenters. Following the Science Slam, we invite you to stay and enjoy a wine & cheese reception. Meet and mingle with CNAS deans, faculty, alumni and current students.

Location: Genomics Auditorium

Admission is free, but RSVPs are required.
Parking is free in Lot 6.
Contact Carol Lerner at carol.lerner@ucr.edu for further information.

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Learn more about UCR Alumni

Embracing Our Global Family

The College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences family is made up of several groups who have chosen to make a difference in our world by supporting CNAS and its programs.

  • CNAS alumni and alumnae, now more than 23,000 strong
  • Current CNAS students
  • Current and former faculty and other researchers and staff
  • Friends of the college, who may not be CNAS graduates but have chosen to support its programs
  • The scores of organizations, corporations, growers, agencies, and firms that have partnered with our faculty over our 100+ years

We are grateful to each of these individuals and organizations that have chosen to make a difference in our world by encouraging our research, instruction, and outreach programs. Whether you are a CNAS alum or just want to help make a difference in the world, we invite you to become a supporter of the college.

Partner with CNAS

Are you interested in exploring a research partnership with a department or program in the college? E-mail the dean whose area best meets your interests:


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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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College Information

CNAS Dean's Office
Geology Building, Room 2258
Tel: (951) 827-6555
Fax: (951) 827-5104

Personnel Services
College Building North