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.
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.”
The five-year grant, “Proactive Approaches for Training Hispanics (PATHS) in STEM,” will help increase graduation rates and prepare students for graduate and professional schools.
Brittany Bloodhart, CSUSB assistant professor of psychology, has received a $444,414 grant to work with UC Riverside to reduce gender and sexual harassment in its College of Engineering.
Erika Camacho, director of some of the National Science Foundation programs dedicated to increasing the number of women and underrepresented groups in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines, will deliver her talk on Monday, April 12, on Zoom.
Tomasz Owerkowicz (biology) was part of a research team that found that alligators have built-in antiarrhythmic protection when under stress, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the problem police have with trying to weed out extremists from their ranks.
Bree Putman, CSUSB assistant professor of biological sciences, co-wrote a paper on the use of community science to show the challenges of urban living for elusive native lizards.
Lacey Kendall (communication studies) is part of the initiative, the Black Church Media Project, assisting historic houses of worship, and a newly published study co-authored by Bree Putman (biology) is highlighted in an article about citizen science.
Thambi, a junior biology STEM major at CSUSB, shares her experience as an exceptional student and active community member.