Lamat Fellow Rewa Clark Bush Receives Presentation Award at the 2021 SACNAS Conference

Rewa Clark Bush, a Lamat Summer 2021 Fellow and Cabrillo College student, was recognized with an award for her research and presentation skills at the 2021 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM (NDiSTEM) Digital Conference. Rewa’s talk was entitled “Searching for Stars Disrupted by a Supermassive Black Hole That Lived to Tell the Tale.”

SACNAS Selects Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz as a 2021 Distinguished Awardee for Excellence in Science and Mentoring

SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 SACNAS Distinguished Awards. This year’s two awardees, Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz and Maria C. Tamargo, have exemplified the SACNAS mission by showing unparalleled dedication to excellence in science, mentoring, and teaching.

Lamat Program: Shooting for the stars

Some of the brightest minds in astrophysics are like undiscovered exoplanets. They are out there, but no one knows about them just yet. For some of these students, no one in their family has ever gone to college, let alone measured the masses of neutron stars. Fates and circumstances haven’t aligned with their talents.

Original story from UC Santa Cruz Magazine.