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CHASS Advising and Support

A time of transition: CHASS Advising guides students in a new, academic environment

First-year and transfer students may have difficulty navigating the new world of UCR. However, the advising staff at CHASS Student Academic Affairs are here to help provide resources, from advising appointments to course planning. Located near their respective departments, CHASS Student Academic Affairs offers help and services from academic advisors, assigned to students based on...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Johnny Macias

From Student to Staff Member: Johnny Macias is TFDP’s new Assistant Production Manager

From a former student to now a staff member, Johnny Macias looks forward to his next step in his career as Assistant Production Manager for UC Riverside’s department of Theater, Film, and Digital Production (TFDP). “Transitioning from being in this department as a student to now a full-time staff member has been a rollercoaster of...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer, CHASS Marketing and Communications |
TWOV Poster

The Widow of Valencia: 'A woman’s pursuit for pleasure in a man’s world'

Described as sexy, exciting, funny, and romantic, “The Widow of Valencia” is the Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production’s (TFDP) first showing of the winter quarter with opening night set for February 16th. UCR will stage a unique and unprecedented Spanglish adaptation of the 15th-century play, written by Félix Lope de Vega. It is...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Steven Helfand and Erly Cardoso Teixeira

Steven Helfand: Professor and Honorary Fellow

A legendary member is Steven Helfand’s newest title, a professor of Economics at UC Riverside. Helfand was selected as a legendary member—membro legendário in Portuguese—or fellow of the Brazilian Society of Rural Economics, Administration and Sociology. Also known as SOBER, the organization supports the development and implementation of public policies for the agricultural sector and...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Agam Patel

Agam Patel, Associate Director of Low-Residency MFA program, garners funds for new scholarship

Those who deeply care will always find a way to make higher learning more accessible. As Associate Director of UC Riverside’s Palm Desert MFA program, Agam Patel is responsible for all aspects of the graduate program from budgeting, to enrollment, to student advising and recruitment, to managing the day-to-day challenges for more than 80 enrolled...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Daisy Herrera and her daughter, Maya Luna

CHASS Ph.D. student makes strides in her Latino studies educational journey

An homage to her family and future generations of Latino children encapsulates Daisy Herrera’s educational journey. A first-generation Chicana and current Ph.D. student at UC Riverside’s Department of History, Herrera is eager to move on to the next step of her path: a fellowship with the Latino Museum Studies Program at the Smithsonian’s National Museum...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Off the Block

Lights! Camera! Action!

Introducing students to the world of filmmaking is only a small part of the OFF THE BLOCK program at UCR ARTS. Run by Nikolay Maslov, Curator of Film & Media Projects at UCR ARTS, the award-winning, filmmaking summer program helps high school students create and release their own documentary short films while developing skills such...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
General Chinese Course in Taiwan

Apply by March 4: CHASS scholarships help students travel the world

Picture this. You find inspiration to fill out a scholarship application to fulfill a dream of yours: the opportunity to learn in a new world. All of a sudden, you’re getting paid to travel the world while experiencing new cultural life. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, thanks to the CHASS “At Home...
By Olivia Garcia, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Paulo C. Chagas

Audiovisual Frontiers exhibition brings together international artists and scholars

International scholars from around the world met together virtually in November to share and discuss Transnational Film and Audiovisual Art. The Transnational Film and Audiovisual Art conference and the Audiovisual Frontiers exhibition – with more than 70 pieces of audiovisual art – were presented on Nov. 20 by UC Riverside’s Department of Music and UCR...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Studio and Archive of Paulo Bruscky

Retired CHASS History of Art professor funds new student research travel grant

UCR’s Department of the History of Art has created a new student research travel grant. Started in 2021, the Françoise Forster-Hahn Graduate Travel Award will allow students to extend their research experience outside of campus and fund their trips to research to any country. The grant is sponsored by a former UCR History of Art...
By Mina Shiratsuchi, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |