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We’re proud to be 120,000 Highlanders Strong! 

 

As a graduate of America’s fastest rising ranked university, you're part of a young, vibrant alumni community that is changing the world in extraordinary ways!

 

Discover the many networking opportunities, online career resources, educational conferences, travel experiences, and fun family-friendly events that we have to offer. Make new friends, volunteer for an awesome cause, launch a new business, catch a game, or let our visionary artists, musicians, and writers inspire you.

 

Explore the many ways UCR’s people and research are transforming California and beyond. And know that your involvement and support empowers the dreams of the next generation.

 


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Find Your Place.

Highlanders are everywhere, and there are multiple networks for you to join. Find a group in your area or connect with others that share your interests.
 


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Stay Connected

Become a member of the UCR Alumni Association and enjoy the many benefits – both on and off campus.

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We’re Here to Help You Excel in Your Career

Find out what career resources are available to you. 

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Give Back While Connecting with Fellow Highlanders

Become a mentor, share your expertise, serve on a committee or participate in Highlander Day of Service.

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Travel with Us

Take advantage of the UCRAA’s travel program with discounts on international trips.

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Notable Alumni

 

Anthea M. Hartig, Ph.D. '01

Anthea is an American historian and museum administrator who is the Elizabeth MacMillan Director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. She is the museum’s first female director.

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An alternate theory for what causes Alzheimer's disease
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Latest rankings place UCR at No. 12 among U.S. colleges
UC Riverside jumped 20 places — to No. 12 in the U.S. and No. 9 among public universities — in a prestigious college ranking list published annually by Money magazine. As the trend of shifting formulas among the top rankings lists continues, Chancellor Kim Wilcox said UCR’s stature as a leading public university grows.  “It is deeply gratifying to see the national rankings systems having moved so profoundly toward recognizing what UCR does well: maintaining an environment of both research excellence and success for students of all backgrounds,” Wilcox said. 
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