HSI Initiative updates, Thriving Youth Study, CSRC welcomes new staff, Aztlán to be copublished with UC Press, opportunities, events, and more in the Fall Quarter newsletter!
Image: New UCLA faculty and postdoctoral scholars at the HSI Faculty Welcome on October 2, 2023.
The CSRC is pleased to offer Institute of American Cultures (IAC) graduate and predoctoral fellowships for 2024-25. Fellowships include in-state tuition and fees, plus a stipend. Deadline to apply: January 18, 2024
The CSRC began the 2023-24 academic year by taking steps to diversify the faculty pipeline, facilitate rigorous research, and achieve public impact. On October 2, 2023, we hosted a welcome reception for thirteen new faculty and six new postdoctoral scholars (listed below).
Aligned with the UCLA Chancellor’s Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) Initiative, the Senior HSI STEM Faculty Director will implement and champion HSI STEM initiatives that promote undergraduate student, graduate student, and faculty success in wide-ranging STEM fields with a focus on Latina/o/x equity and inclusion.
In this role, Dr. Abarca will strengthen and expand CSRC’s community partnerships and youth participatory action research projects, including the statewide Thriving Youth Survey.
In this new position, Jimenez will be processing, describing, and managing the CSRC's Mujeres and LGBTQ+ collections as part of the Latina Futures, 2050 Lab.
The exhibition catalogue Christina Fernandez: Multiple Exposures earned two medals in the 2023 International Latino Book Awards competition.
UCLA Newsroom, October 22, 2023
Santa Barbara Independent, October 20, 2023
As leaders in the UCLA Latinx Infrastructure Initiative, the CSRC is co-sponsoring three faculty searches launching Fall Quarter 2023. These positions will support UCLA's efforts to achieve federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution.