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University of California, Riverside

Main Feature

UC Riverside Among Washington Monthly’s Top 30

University achieves high marks for social mobility, research, and public service

August 28, 2018

Washington Monthly has ranked UC Riverside No. 28 among national universities.

Who Says?

There is substantial evidence that diverse teams are more successful, and so including women in the workforce and involving them as equal members on research and development teams can help us find solutions to the world’s most important problems.

Cynthia K. Larive, provost and executive vice chancellor, on “This Morning with Alex Jensen,” in an interview about her lecture on women in STEM at the Korean U.S. embassy.

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Organizational Excellence

Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox Chancellor Closes Academic Year with End-of-Year Report

Did You Know?

Drive Electric Week 'Ride and Drive' Event Sept. 16.

A Sunday showcase is being held by CE-CERT, for plug-in electric vehicles and renewable energy, with local car dealers, prizes, and a taco truck.

Awards & Honors

Michael P. Toothman honored by the University Professional and Continuing Education Association

Project Management Instructor Michael P. Toothman said despite having led dynamic projects for organizations around the world, one of his career highs has been teaching.

Research & Scholarship

Faculty offer recommendations for statewide water management

Kurt Schwabe and Ken Baerenklau are both professors of environmental economics in the School of Public Policy.


The University of California, Riverside ( is a doctoral research university, a living laboratory for groundbreaking exploration of issues critical to Inland Southern California, the state and communities around the world. Reflecting California's diverse culture, UCR's enrollment is now nearly 23,000 students. The campus opened a medical school in 2013 and has reached the heart of the Coachella Valley by way of the UCR Palm Desert Center. The campus has an annual statewide economic impact of more than $1 billion.