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University of California, Riverside

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UCR ranks No. 32 on Money Magazine’s Best Colleges List

Annual rankings lend weight to six-year graduation rates among low-income, first-generation, and under-represented students

August 13, 2018

Six-year graduation rates factor into the Money magazine college ratings formula. UCR's six-year graduation rate for Pell Grant students is 73 percent - 24 percentage points higher than the national average.

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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You may not know that, in the past week alone, UC Riverside news and research has been in national outlets including National Public Radio and Los Angeles Times. Every day, University Communications sends an email spotlighting UCR media placements. If you’d like to subscribe to this daily email, please email and ask to be added to the subscription list.

Organizational Excellence

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

Did You Know?

Frankenstein Traveling Exhibition at Orbach Library

Starting July 2, UC Riverside’s Raymond Orbach Science Library will host the National Library of Medicine’s latest traveling exhibition, “Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature.”

Awards & Honors

Scientists Named Fellows of the Entomological Society of America

Mark Hoddle and Richard Stouthamer are among 10 new fellows elected by the Governing Board of the ESA.

Research & Scholarship

Veterans Report Barriers in VA Healthcare Experiences

Ann Cheney, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine, finds veterans using healthcare services at the Department of Veterans Affairs can face multiple potential barriers to the services, particularly mental healthcare.


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.