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Philip Falcone

CHASS alum Philip Falcone is a Riverside City Council hopeful

In a campaign for civic leadership, CHASS alumnus Philip Falcone is leveraging his diverse educational background and community ties to Riverside for a seat on the Riverside City Council to represent Ward 1. City elections will be held on Tuesday, March 5. “It is now my life’s mission to repay the goodwill shown to my...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Israel and Palestine Speaker Series

UCR Palm Desert Center hosts insightful discussion on Israel-Palestine conflict

The UCR Palm Desert Center recently held the latest installment of the “Israel & Palestine: Possible Futures” series on Jan. 18, led by Professor of Religious Studies Michael Alexander and Associate Professor of Religious Studies Muhamad Ali. The lecture discussed historical roots, ethnicity, religion, and nationalism and served as a platform for diverse perspectives to...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Writers Week 2024

47th annual Writers Weeks festival arrives at UCR

UC Riverside has kicked off the 47th annual Writers Week festival, the longest-running free literary celebration in California, held Feb. 10 and Feb.12-16. Co-sponsored by UCR’s Department of Creative Writing and a number of on- and off-campus partners, Writers Week includes in-person and virtual events such as readings and panels and will be joined by...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Emyr Ortiz and Jonathan Keplinger

"Just come and listen"

Presented by UCR's Department of Music , the Florence Bayz Music Series has been underway for the 2023-2024 academic year. Held every Wednesday at noon in room 157 of the ARTS building, the series features a variety of concerts, academic presentations, and workshops with the overarching goal of exploring music in various ways. "The Bayz...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communication |
Peers Advisors

CHASS elevates student support with expanded peer advising program

With support from the Office of the Dean, CHASS is expanding its student advising landscape and team by enlisting the expertise of undergraduate students who now take on the crucial role of peer advisors. CHASS Peer Academic Advisors help their fellow students with academic concerns, and questions, and connect them with academic advisors for further...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Advisors at E&G Programs

CHASS champions inclusivity and student success through collaborations with UCR Ethnic & Gender Programs

Across UCR and within CHASS, advisors and staff members are forging connections that enhance the student experience and promote a sense of belonging. To foster a more inclusive and supportive campus environment at UC Riverside, CHASS is embracing a collaborative approach by collaborating with Ethnic and Gender Programs (E&G). As part of Student Affairs, the...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Climate of Inequality at Newark

"We make bridges between people"

The Public History Program at UCR welcomed “Climates of Inequality: Stories of Environmental Justice,” a public initiative years in the making to Southern California, with installations of the traveling exhibition at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles in September and at the Riverside Art Museum in October through November. This project marks the...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Sara Ellen Fowler

MFA Alumna Sara Ellen Fowler scores double literary triumphs

UC Riverside MFA alumna Sara Ellen Fowler is celebrating double triumphs in the literary realm. Fowler has been named a 2023 Emerging Artist by the California Arts Council's Individual Artist Fellowship program , in partnership with Los Angeles Performance Practice in Los Angeles County, and has also secured the prestigious 2023 Agha Shahid Ali Prize...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Welcome Week 2023

CHASS welcomes the start of a new academic year

To celebrate the start of the fall quarter at UC Riverside, CHASS held Welcome Week celebrations throughout the first week across campus. As the school year commences, CHASS wants to welcome students and also share what people are excited about in this new chapter. Beginning on Sept. 29, CHASS kicked off the first of three...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
National Student Transfer Week

CHASS celebrates National Student Transfer Week

National Student Transfer Week serves as a significant occasion to honor the unique journeys of transfer students every third week of October, organized by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students . CHASS Transfers F1RST , a student-led program in CHASS F1RST that assists transfer students in navigating their newfound journey at UCR...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |