Ramirez-Ruiz, who holds the Vera Rubin Presidential Chair for Diversity in Astronomy at UC Santa Cruz, will speak on “The Lamat Institute: Re-Imagining Leadership and Mentorship in Astronomy.”
Lamat Alumni Alejandro Vigna Gómez is featured in this article highlighting his joint discovery of a unique stellar system with a binary star system within a triple star system.
Ariadna Murguia-Berthier will receive the 2022 Robert J. Trumpler Award, given annually by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific to a recent recipient of the Ph.D. degree in North America whose research is considered unusually important to astronomy.
Rosey Gutiérrez (Lamat 2021), a Computer Science major at MiraCosta College, was recently awarded the College’s Medal of Academic Merit. It is the highest academic honor offered by the College. Each year teaching faculty nominate 5 students for this prestigious award. Nominees must have a minimum GPA of 3.75 in degree-applicable classes. Breadth, depth, and […]
Lamat Fellow, Ollie Jackson, Shares Top Honors at the 2022 HTCC UCI Community College Honors Research Conference
Ollie Jackson (she/they), a current physics student in the Honors Transfer Program at Cabrillo College and Lamat 2021 Fellow, was awarded first place for their STEM research at the 2022 HTCC UCI Community College Honors Research Conference. The HTCC (Honors Transfer Council of California) is a partnership of over fifty California Community College honors programs, […]
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring represents the highest honor bestowed upon mentors who work to expand STEM talent
Lamat Alumnae Brenna Mockler and Angela Twum and Co-Authors Unveil Preferential Disruption of Moderately Massive Stars by Supermassive Black Holes
Lamat Alumna and mentor Brenna Mockler and Lamat Alumna Angela Twum together with a team of Lamat Mentors Sierra Dodd, Katie Auchtetll, Jamie Law-Smith, and Executive Director Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz teamed up to examine the stellar populations around supermassive black holes. Their work, published in the Astrophysical Journal, looks at tidal disruption events (TDEs) caused by […]