National Science Foundation award helps UCR train tomorrow’s STEM teachers

$1.5 million National Science Foundation award will help transform more than 50 UC Riverside students into the next generation of science, technology, engineering, and math teachers. The Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship is building a pipeline to move talented undergraduate STEM students through UCR’s teaching credential programs and into nearby school districts. The award program...
By Jules Bernstein |

UC President announces 2017 Research Catalyst Awards

University of California President Janet Napolitano today (Dec. 1) announced the 2017 recipients of the President’s Research Catalyst Awards, chosen from a pool of more than 100 proposed projects. The three awards, totaling more than $2 million, involve faculty and students from across the university with lead campuses at UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz...

Obama Administration lauds UC's commitment to Latino student achievement

The University of California's efforts to streamline the community college transfer process and a pioneering program that launches math and science majors into teaching careers were among several UC programs the White House recognized today (Oct. 15) for investing in high-quality education that will benefit the nation’s Latino community.
By By Kate Moser, UC Office of the President |

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

In October 2014, the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics launched a Year of Action, and with it a national call for Commitments to Action in honor of its 25th anniversary. In the spirit of what President Obama calls a “shared responsibility,” the Initiative challenged the public and private sectors to make meaningful...
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