University of California, Riverside

UCR Newsroom


UCR Today Launches

UCR TodayThe UCR Newsroom ( has been replaced by UCR Today ( This page will remain to record the release and the date sent to the media. Check out our new look

Latest Headlines From UCR Today

  • Field Day to Focus on Turfgrass
    (September 9, 2014) Turfgrass Field Day is set for Sept. 11 at UC Riverside.
  • U.S. News and World Report Survey Ranks UCR 113th Overall; Earns “Great Schools, Great Prices” Recognition
    (September 8, 2014) The University of California, Riverside has been ranked in a tie for 113th overall among national universities and has been included on the list of the 50 "Great Schools, Great Prices" in the annual U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges Guide, which was released on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.
  • Randall Lewis Seminar to Address State Water Crisis
    (September 8, 2014) Celeste Cantu, general manager of Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority, will discuss “Water and Our Future: What’s it to You?” on Sept. 25 in a lecture presented by UCR's Center for Sustainable Suburban Development as part of the center's Randall Lewis Seminar Series.
  • In Pursuit of Unknown Assassin Bugs
    (September 8, 2014) UC Riverside's Christiane Weirauch travels worldwide in search of assassin bugs that acquired their name from how they stealthily await their prey.
  • Santa Ana River Cleanup Day Set for Oct. 4, 2014
    (September 8, 2014) Students, staff and faculty at the University of California, Riverside are invited to join members of the community in helping to beautify our environment by participating in the annual Santa Ana River Cleanup Day on Saturday, October 4, 2014.
  • The Diaper Detective
    (September 8, 2014) A team of University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering students created an inexpensive pad that can be inserted into diapers to detect dehydration and bacterial infections in infants.
  • TEDxRiverside Coming to Fox Performing Arts Center on October 16, 2014
    (September 4, 2014) A wide-array of speakers, including a pair of prominent UC Riverside alumni, are scheduled to speak at TEDxRiverside on October 16, 2014 at the Fox Performing Arts Center in downtown Riverside.
  • Research Shows Declining Levels of Acidity in Sierra Nevada Lakes
    (September 4, 2014) Research by a UC Riverside-led team shows that air quality regulation has benefited aquatic ecosystems in the Sierra Nevada, and controlling air pollution is benefiting nature in California.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Media Relations
900 University Avenue
1156 Hinderaker Hall
Riverside, CA 92521

Tel: (951) 827-6397 (951) UCR-NEWS
Fax: (951) 827-5008

Related Links