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Mind Bending Ideas Made Simple

Community invited to watch UCR graduate students present their research and creative projects in 3 minutes at the Grad Slam Finals

April 26, 2017

Grad Slam is a University of California contest that encourages emerging scholars to present their research in a relevant and accessible way.

Who Says?

Over the years, when we have done experiments with fruit from multiple growers, we have noted that some have 'stringier' fruit than others.

Mary Lu Arpaia, Ph.D, CE subtropical horticulture specialist, on the 'grower effect' and season changes that modify the internal smoothness of avocados


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Organizational Excellence

UCR's Painting Crew Enhances Campus Facilities UCR’s Painting Crew Enhances Campus Facilities

Did You Know?

May is Mental Health Month

Students, staff, and faculty members are invited to celebrate Mental Health Month in May.

Awards & Honors

Ezcurra Elected Fellow of the Ecological Society of America

He was selected for long-time leadership in bringing together research, outreach, education, management, and policy in the creation of natural protected areas and the development of conservation programs.

Research & Scholarship

Working with Joshua Tree Non-profit to Create Artist Residency for Veterans

The residency is primarily for military veterans who are writers, painters, musicians, and artists of all kinds.


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.