Diane Vines (nursing) discussed a grant received by the Street Medicine program at CSUSB’s Palm Desert Campus, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) appeared on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation” to discuss the latest FBI hate crime report.
The funds will be used exclusively to support the implementation and enhancement of programming and services for undocumented students and their families to increase retention and graduation rates.
Meredith Conroy (political science), Nancy Acevedo (education), Diane Vines (nursing) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage.
The Street Medicine program is a collaborative partnership between the CSUSB Department of Nursing at the Palm Desert Campus; the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine; Desert Regional Medical Center; Well in the Desert; and the Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine.
The Crankstart Foundation gifted CSUSB $120,000 in support of the Crankstart Re-entry Scholarship Program, which provides scholarships to low-income, underserved students who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree after a cumulative gap in their education of five or more years.
Jason Burke (chemistry and biochemistry) has received a research grant from the National Institutes of Health and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed a variety of topics related to extremism.
Kate Liszka, associate professor of history and the Benson and Pamela Harer Fellow in Egyptology, was awarded a Charles Harris Excavation Grant for archaeological work at Wadi el-Hudi, Egypt.
The National Institutes of Health awarded a $440K grant to CSUSB assistant professor Jason Burke to lead eye-cancer research that could lead to future breakthroughs in cancer treatments.
The Regional Access Project Foundation grant will be used to purchase much-needed supplies for the street medicine team to use in the field while providing healthcare services to the homeless and unsheltered populations in the Coachella Valley.