About University of California, Riverside:
Located 80 kilometers east of Los Angeles, in the heart of beautiful sunny Southern California, the University of California, Riverside (UCR), is one of 10 campuses within the prestigious University of California system, one of the nation’s premier public institutions of higher education. UCR faculty members are internationally renowned and have received prestigious awards. Several faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences and more than 50 have received Guggenheim Fellowships. UCR’s nearly 80,000 alumni have excelled in a variety of fields and have made significant contributions to the world. The distinguished alumni include a Nobel and a Pulitzer Prize winner, a United States Ambassador, and an Oscar-nominated screenwriter.