Statement by the Graduate Deans in Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement

Empowering engagement in an inclusive and collaborative research community

The UCR Graduate Division oversees graduate recruitment, admissions, academic affairs, fellowships, grants, employment, and mentoring. Our team provides a range of services to support graduate student success from the beginning of their graduate career, through the duration of their program at UCR, and beyond their degree completion. On these pages you will find links to the programs and opportunities hosted by Graduate Division. We encourage you to contact us, or set-up a time to visit our campus to learn more.

Grad Student / TA Resource Session

On Thursday, June 11th, an online session was held focusing on necessary resources for the close of this challenging and complex quarter. Graduate Dean Shaun Bowler was joined by Grad Council Chair Jason Stajich, Associate Vice Chancellor of Health, Counseling, and Wellness Denise Woods, and CAPS Director Elizabeth Mondragon. Topics addressed included recent Academic Senate policy revisions and guidance on supporting students who are experiencing distress in light of current events.

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Doctoral student William Madrigal Jr., member of the Cahuilla Band of Indians, has been teaching three of the four classes since their inception in winter 2018. (UCR/Stan Lim)
UCR offers the first Cahuilla language course in UC system
Students in the four-class series also study Cahuilla society and culture.
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Chicano Student Programs, mid-late 1980s (UCR Archives)
How UCR became a national leader in enrolling Chicanx/Latinx students
The population’s growth over the last half century has been driven by students
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Three DACA students react to Supreme Court ruling
The Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to end DACA in a 5-to-4 decision on Thursday, June 18.
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Virtual commencement 2020
Class of 2020: Remembered for ‘their flexibility and resilience’
UC Riverside’s 66th commencement will be a virtual celebration on Sunday, June 14. Meet some of the 2020 graduates. 
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