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Huntington Library and UC Riverside

By Larry Gordon, LA Times

In an effort to promote scholarship in the humanities, the Huntington Library will subsidize the hiring of two professors at UC Riverside and host them as researchers for two years.

Plans being announced Wednesday describe the program as a way to help support the study of humanities at a time when some […]

2017-02-06T11:51:13-07:00October 15, 2015|Categories: News|

Humanists@Work

Congratulations to UCR’s Jose Medrano, Hispanic Studies, for being one of six students selected for the Humanists@Work graduate student advisory committee!

Humanists@Work is a UC-wide initiative geared towards UC Humanities and humanistic Social Science MAs and PhDs interested in careers outside/alongside the academy. Learn more

2017-02-06T11:24:00-07:00June 22, 2015|Categories: News|

Grant Aims to Increase Faculty Diversity

students on campus The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded UCR a four-year, $500,000 grant to support a research and mentoring program for undergraduates aimed […]

2017-05-18T17:30:43-07:00December 15, 2014|Categories: News|

Salton Sea threatened by inaction, experts say

By Jim Steinberg, The Sun

RIVERSIDE >> Experts speaking at UC Riverside on Monday say the problem with a shrinking Salton Sea was identified some 50 years ago but the remoteness of the site has partially kept it off the fix agenda.

“Here we are at almost 2015 and the clock […]

2016-07-20T10:25:07-07:00November 12, 2014|Categories: News|

Immunologist to Discuss Ebola Nov. 4

Ilhem Messaoudi will explain history of current outbreak, prospects for treatments and vaccines

Ilhem Messaoudi

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The history of Ebola virus infections that led to the outbreak in West […]

2017-05-18T17:30:43-07:00October 24, 2014|Categories: News|