The annual conference – which attracts 700-900 students of all disciplines: science, technology, engineering, math, health, social sciences, business, arts, humanities and performing arts – will take place virtually on Nov. 20.
Baba Brinkman will bring his unconventional brand of “peer-reviewed rap” to campus from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Santos Manuel Student Union Theater on Friday, Oct. 15, as part of the university’s Homecoming Week 2021 celebration.
Kate Liszka (history) shared some of the details on the new Certificate in Egyptology program, Diane Vines (nursing) has been invited to present at virtual two conferences, and Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote on “Breaking Addiction to Heal True Connections.”
Diane Vines will speak at the Association of Psychiatric Nurses Annual Conference on Oct. 15, and at the 17th Annual International Street Medicine Symposium on Oct. 21.
Two separate seminars will take place: “Individual Development Plan (IDP) for Undergraduate Students” on Thursday, Oct. 21, and a training workshop for a select group of faculty on Friday, Oct. 22. They are the inaugural events that are part of the College of Natural Sciences’ U.S. Department of Education grant, “PATHS: Proactive Approaches for Training Hispanics in STEM.”
Joe Liscano, a member of the university community for 42 years before retiring in July 2019, passed away on Sept. 13. Memorial services are pending.
Guillermo Escalante's research focusing on sports nutrition, sports medicine and performance enhancement, has led him to speak at conferences nationally and internationally.
Gracie Torres (adjunct, chemistry) has established a scholarship for high school students pursuing STEM in honor of her grandmother, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article about a man accused of killing his two young children and saying he was influenced by the QAnon conspiracy theory.
Kelly Campbell (psychology), Brian Levin (criminal justice), Diane Vines (nursing), Tony Coulson (information and decision sciences) and Anthony Silard (public administration) were included in recent news coverage.