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May 16, 2023
Classical repertoire celebrates Spanish, Latin American music
UC Riverside’s Orchestra has weekend performances focusing on Spanish and Latin American music, featuring soprano Patricia Caicedo. The May 20-21 concerts called “Canción con todos” (“A Song With Everyone”) are open to the public. General entrance tickets are $10; $8 for seniors and students; and $6 for children. Performances will be at UCR’s University Theatre on campus.
May 10, 2023
Older adults are more easily distracted
While engaged in a physical task requiring effort, such as driving a car or carrying grocery bags, older adults are more likely than younger adults to be distracted by items irrelevant to the task at hand, a University of California, Riverside, study reports. The study assessed the interaction between physical exertion and short-term memory performance when distractors were present or absent in younger and older adults.
May 10, 2023
Ernest "Ernie" García, UCR’s first Hispanic graduate, dies
García, class of 1955, made positive impacts as an educator and as an arts lover.
May 08, 2023
Black mermaids, history, and spirituality
Jalondra Davis, UC Riverside’s mermaid expert, speaks on the upcoming film “The Little Mermaid,” Black mermaid lore, and the historical components of this sea goddess.