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CNAS Communications

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Who We Are

CNAS Communications supports the mission and goals of the College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences through a range of professional and creative services that highlight the accomplishments of our distinguished faculty and the ongoing successes of CNAS students, staff and alumni. 

Meet the Team

What We Do

Creative Services: We mange the development, production, and marketing of print and digital content, including brochures, postcards, posters and other promotional items. Access our template library on CNAS Resources below for ready-made templates designed to highlight events, departments, labs, and research topics.

Media Services:  We work in partnership with University Communications for all media requests. We respond to media and information requests internally, and work with press at the local, national, and international level. For all media inquiries, please contact Joann Young, Assistant Dean of Communications & Strategic Initiatives, at

Web Services: We oversee the management of all pages on the CNAS website and offer maintenance, design, and branding consulting services to CNAS departments and groups. We offer the CNAS Theme website as a resource and tool for site managers to learn how to manage their own Drupal websites. For questions about your web project, please contact Tom Windeknecht, Digital Communications Manager, at

Newsletter: Our monthly newsletter contains information about goings-on at CNAS, CNAS in the media, and important messages from the CNAS Dean's office.



Planning an Event?

Share your event with the CNAS and greater UC Riverside community using the UCR Events Calendar, powered by the Localist.*

Click here to sign up for the UCR Events Calendar. At the top right, you'll see links for log in or sign up. You can use either to create a profile using your UCR NetID.

Use the simple event submission form to advertise your event. The submission form includes guidelines for each step of the process.


Visit our Localist Events "How-To" Page



*NOTE: When adding your events to, select "College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences" in the Department field (located under the "Filters" section).
This will automatically add your events to the CNAS website, email newsletter, and more!

Add College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences to your event

CNAS Merchandise Requests

Hosting an event? Need some CNAS merchandise? The CNAS Communications team is happy to provide CNAS affiliated departments, groups & organizations with swag items upon request. Fill out the form(s) below to get started.

Note: Merchandise is distributed based on current availability. A member of the CNAS Communications team will contact you when your request has been approved.

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