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Lamat Mentor and UCSC Grad Student Rosa Wallace Everson Celebrated for her Science & DEIB Work

The University of California Regents highlighted Rosa Wallace Everson for her science and mentoring in their latest post for Hispanic Heritage Month. Rosa is a Ph.D. candidate and NSF Graduate Fellow in the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz with a focus on high-energy astrophysics and fluid dynamics, specifically in binaries undergoing common envelope evolution. Rosa is also a mentor and advisory board member of the Lamat Institute, a program founded by celebrated astrophysicist and UC Santa Cruz professor Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz to support students from nontraditional backgrounds, historically marginalized communities, and community colleges seeking research opportunities on their path toward graduate school in STEM.