STEMs with Latin Roots lectures are part of a series of year-long lectures co-funded by LEAF and a grant from UC's Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Six Latino scholars in six different disciplines will present public lectures on their research and network with students and faculty. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on each event.
September 25, 2015
The Department of Sociology
"Saying 'I Do' With Eyes Open to Race: Latinos, Marriage Choices, and Color Lines"
Jessica M. Vasquez-Tokos, Associate Professor, University of Oregon
3:00 - 4:30 PM
Taft Center, Edwards I
November 17, 2015
Department of Pharmacy
"Our Health Care Crisis: Is Cultural Competence the Right Medicine?"
Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner, Professor and Associate Dean for Clinical Services and Practical Transformation, Executive Director of Innovative Pharmacy Solutions, University of Maryland
231 Kowalewski Hall
February 5, 2016
Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Engineering
"The Internet isn't Free: The Energy Costs of Bits, Bytes and Cooling in Today's Digital Information Factories"
Alfonso Ortega, Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Programs, James R. Berle Professor of Energy Technology, Villanova University
544 Baldwin Hall
March 3, 2016
The Department of Physics
"Modified Coffee Rings for 1D Conductivity"
Luz J. Martinez-Miranda, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland
301 Braunstein Hall
April 6, 2016
"On the Intersection between Genes, Environment, and Precision Medicine: A story of LINEs"
Ken Ramos, Associate Vice President for Precision Health Sciences, University of Arizona
The Department of Environmental Health
Kehoe Auditorium, Kettering Building
April 15, 2016
Department of Psychology
"Neurocognitive and sociocultural aspects of antiretroviral adherence among HIV+ Latino/a adults"
Monica Rivera-Mindt, Director of Clinical Training, and Professor of Psychology & Latin American Latino Studies Institute, Fordham University
6154 Edwards I