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ISG Professor Terence Keel’s “Divine Variations: How Christian Thought Became Racial Science” wins 2021 Iris Book Award

ISG Professor Terence Keel’s “Divine Variations: How Christian Thought Became Racial Science” wins 2021 Iris Book Award

Congratulations to ISG Faculty member Terence Keel, whose book “Divine Variations: How Christian Thought Became Racial Science” won the 2021 Iris Book Award. “When I wrote Divine Variations,” said Keel, “I wanted to explain why our science continues to frame human differences in terms of race despite the significant lack of evidence to support such thinking. It was clear to me…

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2021 | Nanibaa’ Garrison — “COVID-19 Vaccine Decision-making Factors in Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities in Los Angeles, California” (2021)

2021 | Nanibaa’ Garrison — “COVID-19 Vaccine Decision-making Factors in Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities in Los Angeles, California” (2021)

Congratulations to ISG Faculty member Nanibaa’ Garrison who co-authored an important qualitative study, “COVID-19 Vaccine Decision-making Factors in Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities in Los Angeles, California.”, which serves as an instrumental public health research for the Los Angeles community. Abstract Importance  The COVID-19 pandemic has had disproportionate effects on racial and ethnic minority communities, where preexisting clinical and social conditions…

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ISG Professor Wayne Grody receives the 2021 David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Serge & Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award

ISG Professor Wayne Grody receives the 2021 David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Serge & Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award

Congratulations to ISG Professor Wayne Grody for being selected as one of the recipients of the 2021 David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Serge & Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award.  Dr. Grody has been awarded with $1250 and will be acknowledged in the Hippocratic Oath Ceremony’s oath program.  

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ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro selected to receive Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Scholars

ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro selected to receive Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Scholars

ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro has been selected as one of five faculty members to receive the Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Scholars. This program, supported with the funding from the Chancellor’s Office, annually supports a cohort of UCLA faculty who will design a new course to integrate undergraduates into their community-engaged research projects. Shapiro has been granted $10,000 in research funds.…

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ISG Professors Soraya de Chadarevian and Nicholas Shapiro receive Life Sciences Excellence Award

ISG Professors Soraya de Chadarevian and Nicholas Shapiro receive Life Sciences Excellence Award

Congratulations to ISG Professors Soraya de Chadarevian and Nicholas Shapiro for receiving the 2021 Life Sciences Excellence Award. The quality of nominations was outstanding this year which is a reflection of our commitment to world class research, educational innovation, and inclusive excellence in Life Sciences at UCLA. Excellence in Research Award for a Tenured Professor ISG Professor Soraya de Chadarevian…

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Dr. Michelle Rensel wins the Distinguished Teaching Award for Non-Senate Faculty given by the Academic Senate Committee on Teaching

Dr. Michelle Rensel wins the Distinguished Teaching Award for Non-Senate Faculty given by the Academic Senate Committee on Teaching

Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Rensel for winning the Distinguished Teaching Award for Non-Senate Faculty given by the Academic Senate Committee on Teaching. This is an enormously competitive University-wide award, and reflects both the extraordinary caliber of Dr. Rensel’s teaching as well as the respect and gratitude her students have for her.  

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