Photo credit: CSUSM/Eric Breier SACNAS Life member Dr. Keith A. Trujillo, who was awarded the 2017 Wang Family Excellence Award early this year, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Trujillo is a California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) psychology professor and director of the university’s Office […]
SACNAS proudly welcomes 203 new members in the month of October!
Dr. Lino Gonzalez, President of SACNAS issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill that would raise taxes on graduate students.
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SACNAS is proud to welcome 35 new SACNAS Chapters in 2017
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Dr. Joan Esnayra (Yaqui), a Life Member of SACNAS and past member of the Board of Directors mourns the passing of her husband Dr. Craig Love (Southern Arapahoe).
Presidential Service Awardees are selected by the SACNAS President, representing the highest level of sustained contribution to the organization.
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SACNAS Awards 117 Graduate and Undergraduate Students for their Research and Presentation Skills at 2017 SACNAS
SACNAS awarded 117 graduate and undergraduate underrepresented minority (URM) students for their research and presentation skills at 2017 SACNAS.
SACNAS is proud to offer a number of Native American cultural events as part of 2017 SACNAS, one of the largest and most diverse gatherings for underrepresented minority (URM) STEM students and professionals in the country.
SACNAS will receive upwards of 550 student members, recipients of their annual travel scholarship awards, at its annual three-day conference centered around science, mentorship, professional development, and networking.
SACNAS Pre Conference Programming Provides Community College STEM Students Access to Opportunities and Mentors
In advance of its annual conference to promote STEM diversity, SACNAS celebrated the role of community colleges in preparing minority students for STEM careers with a Community College Day.
The annual conference gives underrepresented scientists a chance to meet mentors, network with employers, present their research, and hear from renowned multidisciplinary researchers and STEM leaders.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT: Yamila Pino, [email protected] or 202-440-1432 SACNAS HONORS DISTINGUISHED AWARDEES AT 2017 NATIONAL DIVERSITY IN STEM CONFERENCE Awardees to be recognized October 20 at 2017 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference in Salt Lake City SANTA CRUZ, CA – SACNAS is pleased to announce the winners of the […]
SACNAS welcomes 318 new members in September!
Photography by Ryan Cox, Rice University A TURNING OF PHAGE From an introductory science class at her community college to award-winning research on bio disinfectants, the University of Houston’s Reavelyn Pray has success under the microscope. Reavelyn Pray has never been one to back down from a challenge. On her own from a young age, […]
Summary of ways to get involved and/or make a donation to those devastated by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria and the devastating earthquake in Mexico.
Scientists from Across the Country Participate in Prestigious Leadership Training to Increase STEM Leaders of Color
This week, a new generation of underrepresented minority STEM leaders are being trained to serve, strengthen, and unify communities at the local and national level.
The Board of Directors of Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) has voted to keep The National Diversity in STEM Conference in San Antonio, Texas in 2018 while standing in strong opposition to Senate Bill 4.
At SACNAS, we are working toward true diversity in STEM. Behind these words is a bold vision, and more importantly, strong action guided by the SACNAS five-year strategic plan (2016 – 2021). Read the full details of the strategic plan here.
Biochemistry/Biophysics Ph.D. student Nicole Hams holds a male salmon during spawning. Photo credit: iMPACT/Oregon State University Nicole Hams, SACNAS member and former Vice-President of the Oregon State University SACNAS Chapter, has been selected as the 2017-2018 Western Regional Representative to the National Black Graduate Student Association (NBGSA), the nation’s largest interdisciplinary graduate organization for students of African descent in […]
Photo: Dr. Silveyra presenting at 2016 LPSLI. SACNAS member and 2016 Linton-Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute (LPSLI) alumna Dr. Patricia Silveyra received the 10th Dale J. Benos Early Career Professional Service Award. Dr. Silveyra is the Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine. This award honors an […]
Photo: Robert Mendoza, Director of Data and Technology and Dr. Antonia Franco, Executive Director with two of the 100 Portals donated 100 top of the line WiFi routers arrived at the SACNAS headquarters, the result of a generous donation from Ignition Design Labs. The radically new Portal WiFi routers are designed to thrive in today’s increasingly congested environments […]