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Aronne Chan

CHASS graduate captures his mark at UCR

Aronne Chan, a soon-to-be CHASS graduate, has left a lasting legacy at UCR with his campus photography. As a student photographer for CHASS, Chan has photographed dozens of college events including live performances, Highlander Day, and a recent photo shoot featuring more than 70 student volunteers. Chan’s most recent accomplishment is winning the R’Card contest...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Nataly Ceniceros

CHASS Longlois awardee bound for UCSD’s MFA program

Fourth-year student Nataly Ceniceros has been making her mark in CHASS as a double-major in theatre, film, and digital production (TFDP) and media and cultural studies (MCS). Nominated by a faculty member, Ceniceros’ work and dedication earned her the Marc Longlois Endowed Award for Leadership in Theatre in October 2023. Ceniceros plans to continue her...
By By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Shannon Brady

Psychology Ph.D. candidate advances to UCOP Grad Slam Finals

Shannon Brady, a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in Developmental Psychology, has been named the 2024 finalist at the UCR Grad Slam Finals, a UC-wide competition for graduate students to present their research or creative projects with opportunities and workshops for professional development. As UCR’s campus winner, Shannon earned a grand prize of $5000 through a fellowship...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
KCACTF Student Winners

CHASS wins big in regional theater festival

UCR sweeps the Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) Region 8 festival celebrating four students’ works. Undergraduate student Aedan Ferrara, MFA student Karly Thomas, alongside MFA graduates Aaron Higareda and Lily Hart garnered recognition for their works in playwriting and dramaturgy, placing them as finalists in the festival. Comprised of participants from Arizona, Central...
By Alejandra Prado, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
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 series...
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 |