University of California, Riverside

University of California, Riverside
Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management
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Die University of California, Riverside (auch bekannt als UCR oder UC Riverside) wurde 1954 gegründet und gehört zur University of California (UC), einem System staatlicher Universitäten im US-Bundesstaat Kalifornien. Der Hauptcampus der Universität befindet sich Riverside, eine Zweigstelle in Palm Desert. Im Frühling 2005 waren 16.622 Studenten an der Universität eingeschrieben.

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Geschichte

Die Wurzeln des Campus gehen zurück auf 1907, als die Regierung die Citrus Experiment Station errichtete, um die landwirtschaftlichen Probleme von Südkalifornien zu erforschen. 1948 wurde die Gründung des College of Letters and Science bewilligt, welches schließlich 1954 eröffnet wurde.

Studienangebot

Das Studienangebot umfasst vor allem:

  • Biomedizinwissenschaften
  • Geisteswissenschaften, Künste und Sozialwissenschaften
  • Ingenieurwissenschaften (Bourns College of Engineering)
  • Medizin (2006 wurde der Plan zur Einrichtung einer medizinischen Fakultät vom UC Regents Board bestätigt)
  • Natur- und Landwirtschaftswissenschaften
  • Pädagogik (Graduate School of Education)
  • Wirtschaftswissenschaften (A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management)
  • Graduate Division
  • University Extension

Sport

Die Sportteams der UC Riverside nennen sich die Highlanders. Ihr Maskottchen ist Scatty, ein Tartan-tragender Bär. Die Universität ist Mitglied der Big West Conference.

Berühmte Absolventen

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