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UCR offers sustainability fellowship

UCR will award five students a $1,500 fellowship to develop a sustainability project which will contribute to a reduction of greenhouse gases or educate...

Founding member of UC Riverside passes away

Professor Emeritus of Zoology Wilbur “Bill” Mayhew, founding faculty member of both UC Riverside’s biology department and the UC Natural Reserve System (NRS) —...

$350,000 spent to build largest UC solar farm

An opening ceremony was held last Thursday to celebrate the grand opening of UCR’s solar farm, the largest of its kind in the UC...

UCR flexes sustainability muscle during Food Week

UCR’s Food Week, serving as an extension of Oct. 24 Food Day, included a series of campus  events, ranging from smoothie tasting to healthy...

$1 billion for sustainability overshadowed by divestment debate

The University of California Board of Regents voted during their last meeting to allocate $1 billion in UC assets to environmentally sustainable investments as...

UCR milestones of summer 2014

The Highlander has compiled a list from UCR Today of a few of the national accolades that UCR collected over the summer of 2014. July...

UCR named to Princeton Guide’s 332 top green colleges list

UCR was once again recognized in the fifth annual Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges for 2014 as one of the top green...

Plastic bag ban: to be or not to be?

The California Senate has been considering a statewide ban on the use of plastic bags in grocery stores and pharmacies. The Jan. 2015 ban...

Goodwin’s Supermarket hosts seminar and tasting of organic foods

Ingredients like kale, chia seeds, agave and strawberry radishes were main attractions at Goodwin’s market. Before Wednesday night I’d hardly known what each of...

Cynthia Minet “Unsustainable Creatures”: Sculptures of Plastic and Light

From Nov. 23 to Dec. 29, The Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts in Downtown Riverside is hosting Cynthia Minet’s new exhibit...