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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 |
Student Speaker 2022

Student Speaker Application 2022

68th Commencement CHASS Ceremonies: June 12-13, 2022 Student Speaker Application Every year, CHASS invites students to speak to their fellow graduates. This year, the College invites students to speak on the following topic: We in CHASS say that “At Home in the World” is more than just a saying or a slogan. It really represents...
Teaching Excellence

2021-22 CHASS Faculty Awards

CHASS Teaching Award The College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences invites nominations for the 2021-22 CHASS Teaching Award. The award is made annually to recognize outstanding achievement in teaching by a faculty member of the College. The recipient will be formally recognized during the academic year as the Patricia McSweeney McCauley Chair in Teaching...
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 |
Janice Henry

Leader, mother, Tik-Tok enthusiast

Janice Henry is a key member of CHASS Student Affairs. Serving as the CHASS Enrollment Management Supervisor, she has become the first supervisor of the new enrollment management team for CHASS. In her role, Henry works closely with the Registrar's Office, CHASS department chairs and faculty, and assists students with enrollment. She is also the...
By Jessica Ruiz Vega, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing & Communications |
Humanities Building

CHASS Dean's statement on the Jan. 6 events at the U.S. Capitol

On January 6th we bore witness to insurrectionists storming the U.S. Capitol. We stand with Chancellor Wilcox’s statement in condemning “…in the strongest possible terms the horrific mob attack…”. This event is not singular but is rooted in a longer history of racism and antiblack violence, expectations of who government is meant to serve, and...
By The CHASS Dean’s Office |
Julie Salgado

CHASS Staff Spotlight

Julie Salgado and Brittany Fraser are part of the CHASS Facilities team at UCR. Since the beginning of campus closure in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they have been assigned new responsibilities in CHASS. They have also faced various challenges. Below, they share how they have learned and grown from this experience. Julie Salgado...
By Arlyn Valles, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing & Communications |
Highlanders Vote

Voting Matters

The Nov. 3 election will give voters the opportunity to decide elections for state and federal officials, including the U.S. president. Decisions made by voters will lead towards addressing issues such as COVID-19, the economic recession, and racial injustice. But historically, university students do not vote in high numbers. Many students attend colleges far from...
By Mina Shiratsuchi, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing & Communications |
Rupert Costo

Rupert Costo: A Legacy at UC Riverside

Rupert Costo saw a vision to establish a university in Riverside. If you’ve ever visited Costo Hall on UC Riverside’s campus, you are familiar with Rupert Costo. Costo Hall, located near the Highlander Union Building and home to many Ethnic and Gender Program offices, is named after Costo and his spouse, Jeannette. He was a...
By Lina Tejeda, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |
Kappa Kappa Gamma

How COVID-19 is affecting UCR Greek life

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting everyone, including UCR’s fraternities and sororities. “Since we no longer can meet in person, we have Zoom chapter meetings, exec meetings, and sisterhoods,” said third-year psychology major and Kappa Kappa Gamma President Laura Rush. “Our goal has been to keep the chapter as interactive and engaged as possible, while also...
By Hannah Croft, Student Writer/CHASS Marketing and Communications |