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CARES Act provides some financial relief to many students

With the implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, UCR has received a total of $29,734,626 in restitution funds. As per the provisions given within the CARES Act, half this...

UCR Extension Center houses local healthcare workers during pandemic

As the battle against COVID-19 wages on, healthcare workers from all parts of the country continue to express fear over unintentionally spreading the potentially fatal virus to those around them. It is not uncommon...

UCR medical students collect personal protective equipment for local hospital relief

As COVID-19 continues to plague the nation, the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) has increased exponentially. Hospitals around the country have been expressing fear over supply shortages. In response to this, many organizations...

In-person Commencement 2020 postponed amid campus closure

In a campuswide email sent on Tuesday, April 21, Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox announced UCR’s decision to postpone commencement for the class of 2020 until health officials say it is safe to...

UCR responds to the unwanted disruption of online classrooms, also known as, ”Zoombombing”

“Zoombombing,” also known as the unwanted disruption of Zoom online classes, has been occurring at schools across the country. At UCR, classes have been interrupted by people who hack into these spaces...

UCR receives $29.7 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act...

On Thursday, April 9, the U.S. Department of Education, in accordance with provisions within the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, released a distribution plan that states the exact...

UCR Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT) offers basic needs support to students in need

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UCR Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT) has increased its case-based basic needs support for students who have been impacted by externalities resulting from the...

“Our top priority, which guides each decision we make, is the health and safety...

UCR along with universities throughout the country have transformed into completely remote institutions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an exclusive email interview with The Highlander, Chancellor...

UCR experts weigh in on the future of the coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has left many questions unanswered surrounding the long term effects it will carry with it. UCR researchers have been working to analyze these effects and inform the Riverside community...

ITS introduces virtual computer lab to assist students during remote spring quarter

Lloyd Kao / HIGHLANDER Information Technology Solutions (ITS) has announced UCR’s latest virtual computer lab (VLab) service run through Apporto. The VLab gives students access to common...