| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:50 AM
SACRAMENTO -- University of California regents approved a new leader for UC Riverside on Thursday, but not before Gov. Jerry Brown expressed concerns about high compensation for the incoming chancellor.
Kim Wilcox, a former official at Michigan State...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:10 PM
What was Reza Aslan thinking, as his patient explanations to a Fox News reporter about his book on Jesus seemingly fell on deaf ears?
“I was embarrassed, more than anything,” Aslan told The Times in a telephone interview Tuesday from Oregon....
| Aug 25, 2013
| 9:05 PM
UC San Diego and UC Riverside are first and second in the annual "socially conscious" ranking of national universities being released Monday by Washington Monthly magazine.
For the fourth year in a row, the San Diego campus topped the Washington Monthly...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Name of restaurant: The Ice Bar. A dessert shop that sells frozen dessert bars.
Chef: Eugene Mar. He fell in love with food at a young age, went to UC Riverside to study business and is pursuing his dream of starting a restaurant. The Ice Bar is his...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
When the poet laureate of California is invited to receptions and his hosts ask if there's anything special he'd like to eat, Juan Felipe Herrera likes to give an irreverent answer: "How about some cilantro?"
Cilantro, an herb used in making guacamole...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Robin Benway has something to say to aspiring writers. The author of the young adult novels "Also Known As," "Audrey, Wait?" and "The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May and June" recently spoke to students in the MFA program at UC Riverside's Palm Desert...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:15 AM
A 21-year-old college student at UC Riverside was in custody after pleading not guilty to trying to get her current boyfriend to kill her ex-boyfriend. According to the Press-Enterprise, Barbara Wu was charged in May with soliciting murder, making...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The years of classes are over, the dissertations are approved and the diplomas are ready. Now don’t mess up while placing a colorful “doctoral” hood around your students’ necks during graduation ceremonies.
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:36 PM
As one of the first high-ranking Latina administrators at a top American private university, Cecilia Preciado Burciaga inspired and mentored hundreds of Chicano and Latino students and faculty members during 20 years at Stanford University.
| Oct 19, 2012
John Greenwood, a political moderate who headed the Los Angeles Board of Education in the mid-1980s and later served as president of the Southern California branch of the nonprofit Coro organization, has died. He was 67.
Greenwood died of a heart...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:13 PM
The 2012 listing, released Monday, put the UC San Diego campus as number one nationwide for the third year in a row based on such socially conscious efforts as enrolling and graduating low-income students, supporting research and encouraging students...