UCI astrophysicist faces the universe’s darkness with help from those around her and from the stars above her.
Nov 18, 2020
This month, you’ll be hearing about Native Americans at the School of Physical Sciences, and how they make the School what it is.
Nov 3, 2020
The plan calls for the entire department to consider how racism manifests itself in academia, and to then follow those considerations with action.
Oct 22, 2020
The network is helping the department to better foster inclusion, diversity and equity.
Oct 21, 2020
The School of Physical Sciences is proud to launch a new program aimed at honoring students who have enabled the success of women in the natural sciences. The Women in Natural Sciences (WiNS) award,…
Oct 16, 2020
Grads in the UCI Department of Mathematics are working to foster community and grow diversity.
Aug 25, 2020
Assistant Professor of Teaching Bob Pelayo teaches mathematics at UCI. But going in front of a classroom or a Zoom room is just the first step in a process that sees Pelayo helping underrepresented…
May 22, 2020
Nobody in Katy Rodriguez Wimberly’s family does anything similar to what she does for a living, so when she heard that she won UCI’s Latino Excellence and Achievement Award, she knew that one of the reasons why was due to how out of the ordinary it was for her to come to UCI to get her PhD.
Apr 2, 2020
When Katy Rodriguez Wimberly came to UCI in the fall of 2016 to start her PhD in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, she came straight from a summer program offered by the university called “Competitive Edge.” The program gave her six weeks to get to know UCI, and to meet faculty and fellow grad students who gave her tips on how to do well in the years to come. The connections she made that summer helped her feel like she belonged in grad school, and that she was a part of the UCI…