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Alfred P. Sloan Grant Will ENHANCE Faculty Diversity Efforts

The Center for the Advancement of Multicultural Perspectives in Sciences, or CAMPOS, has received a $250,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for STEM faculty diversity, assisting underrepresented minorities with research development and family care during and after the coronavirus pandemic.

2021 ADVANCE Scholar Award Recipients

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, through the ADVANCE Program and its Center for the Advancement of Multicultural Perspectives on Science (CAMPOS) is delighted to announce the 2021 ADVANCE Scholar Award recipients:

Diane Beckles
Plant Sciences, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences


Luis Carvajal-Carmona
Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine

Scholar of the Quarter | Spring 2021

P.L.A.C.E with CAMPSSAH is delighted to announce the recipient of our spring Scholar of the Quarter award–Elizabeth Montaño, Associate Professor of Teaching in the School of Education!

NSF CAREER Grant for Materials Chemist Jesús Velázquez

Jesús Velázquez, assistant professor of chemistry, has received a prestigious CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program funds junior faculty who perform outstanding research, are excellent educators and include outreach in their work.