UC Riverside Chancellor Kim Wilcox said he is glad to see the White House focus on metrics for higher education that will emphasize access and opportunity for all college-goers. The White House is expected to issue a long-awaited report about federal guidelines on how to measure excellence in higher education.
A University of California, Riverside assistant professor who is an expert on the science of superheroes has won an award from a national engineering organization that was previously won by military leaders, a congressman, a Secretary of Defense and astronauts, including Neil Armstrong.
The University of California, Riverside Botanic Gardens will host its annual free rose pruning demonstration from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11 in the rose garden.
The University of California, Riverside has been awarded a $500,000 grant by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a research and mentoring program for undergraduates aimed at increasing diversity among faculty in American universities.