Finding Her Hive - A Summer RISE Student's Story

Finding Her Hive: A Summer RISE Student's Story

Melissa Arellano, her first name translating to "honey bee" in Greek, signifies the impact of research experiences on students' academic paths. As a 4th-year Environmental Science major that transferred from City College of San Francisco, Melissa found her passion for bees through the Summer RISE program at the University of California, Riverside. Melissa is in...
By John Perna and Karina Quevedo |
UCR graduation, bell tower

UCR ranks No. 3 in graduating Hispanic students in STEM majors

A National Science Foundation report found that UC Riverside ranks third in the nation when it comes to graduating the most Hispanic or Latino students in science and engineering fields. The data is included in a 2019 report called “Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering”, which looks at the progress of...
By Imran Ghori | Inside UCR |
California Education Learning Lab

Researchers win state funding to improve STEM education

A team of researchers led by UC Riverside’s Kinnari Atit has won state funding for a project that will investigate strategies for improving online postsecondary education in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM, disciplines. The team’s project, “Supporting Student Learning About Molecular Structures From Simulations,” was chosen by the California Education Learning Lab...
By Tess Eyrich | Inside UCR |
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