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UCR grads form ‘mutual aid’ network in response to COVID-19

As the number of COVID-19 cases began rising in March, recent UC Riverside graduates Aram Ayra ’18 and John Stefan '20 knew they wanted to do their part to help. They decided to take a community approach that emphasized neighbors helping neighbors, creating the Riverside Mutual Aid Network. “We saw the cases were becoming more...
By Imran Ghori | Inside UCR |

Celebrating the CNAS Class of 2020!

PLEASE JOIN THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES FOR THE CNAS CLASS OF 2020 GRADUATION CELEBRATION CNAS will honor graduating students for their accomplishments and perseverance during their time at UCR. To RSVP for this special live Zoom event, please register as soon as possible. Once capacity is filled for...

UCR CNAS student awarded scholarship for program offering mentorship to female students

UC Riverside student Jennifer Le is one of 14 recipients of the Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship for a project seeking to close the gender gap in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, or STEM. The Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship Foundation provides $15,000 scholarships to college sophomores and juniors to fund...

Five students awarded NSF fellowships

Five UC Riverside students have been selected to receive a 2020 Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation, or NSF. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited U.S. institutions. Fellows often...
By Imran Ghori | Inside UCR |

Biochemistry student wins Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

UC Riverside student Jennifer Le is among about 400 college students across the nation to be awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, one of the most prestigious and competitive awards in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematic fields, or STEM. From a pool of over 5,000 sophomores and juniors, 1,343 students were nominated by 461...

CNAS graduate students recognized with public policy awards

UC Riverside graduate students, Kavya Samudrala and William Ota, have each been named winners of the 2020 STEM Solutions in Public Policy Award, which recognizes an outstanding proposal for new California state legislation from University of California graduate students in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, or STEM, fields. The winners received a $1,000 research stipend...

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...

6th Annual Riverside Insect Fair: April 25, 10 am - 4 pm

Get bugged out at the 6th Annual Riverside Insect Fair! The City of Riverside Community and Economic Development Department’s Arts and Cultural Affairs Division and the UC Riverside Entomology Graduate Student Association will host the 6th Annual Riverside Insect Fair to give the community the opportunity to learn how insects impact our lives. With more...

California Native Plant Society announces 2019-2020 Education Grant Recipients

[Christopher Cosma, graduate student in the UCR Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology (EEOB) department received a California Native Plant Society award for his work on linking plant-plant interactions with plant-pollinator interactions in California’s Colorado Desert.] Each year, CNPS awards education grants to student researchers focused on California native plants. We were amazed at the number...

2019-20 Mathias Graduate Student Research Grant awards

The 2019-20 Mathias Graduate Student Research Grant awards will help 18 students from seven UC campuses conduct field studies at NRS reserves. These are the four UCR grant recipients: UC Riverside CNAS grant recipients 2019-2020: Matthew Green Sierra Nevada Aquatics Research Lab Landscape Biodiversity in Alpine Lake-Stream Networks UC Riverside 2019-2020 Elijah Hall White Mountain...
By Kathleen Wong | UC Natural Reserve System |
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