With art, culture, and history gathered under the striking Box Spring Mountains, picturesque Riverside is a jewel that glints in the SoCal sunshine. It has a big Asian community and the big-city experience of Los Angeles on its doorstep. Riverside has an important role in the citrus industry with its blissful beach-life climate, which is also perfect for growing oranges.
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University of California, Riverside
Aside from being extraordinary in its diversity and transformative qualities, University of California, Riverside (UCR) has a stunning campus. Since its early days as an agricultural experiment station, it has grown into a leader of biological and agricultural research, influencing policies to improve the planet. Its 40 acres of botanical gardens in the foothills of the Box Spring Mountains are a living classroom in which to research and better understand the natural world.
In the beautiful SoCal sunshine, UCR’s strives to “continually create something better,” which includes alternative fuel exploration as well as genetic experts fighting mosquito-carried disease.
Learn more at University of California, Riverside's official website.
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