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Nick Shapiro’s Research Featured in News on the Impact of the Climate Crisis on Structurally Vulnerable Incarcerated Populations

Nick Shapiro’s Research Featured in News on the Impact of the Climate Crisis on Structurally Vulnerable Incarcerated Populations

The Intercept recently published two articles featuring Nicholas Shapiro’s ongoing research on carceral ecologies. In addtion, the same publication produced an interactive map using data Shapiro and his lab collected titled Climate and Punishment. MIGRANTS FLEEING HURRICANES AND DROUGHT FACE NEW CLIMATE DISASTERS IN ICE DETENTION Angel Argueta Anariba fled a 1998 hurricane in Honduras, only to get lashed by…

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Jessica Lynch’s collaborative research on Brazilian squirrel monkeys receives NSF grant

Jessica Lynch’s collaborative research on Brazilian squirrel monkeys receives NSF grant

Image by Alexandria Zoo Congratulations to ISG Faculty member Jessica Lynch for her collaboration on a research study about sexual selection in tiny Brazilian squirrel monkeys. Lynch worked with lead  research team at the California Lutheran University, which includes Principal Investigator and biologist, Anita Stone, and her exceptional undergraduate students. Lynch’s collaborative research was made possible through a generous grant…

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Bharat Venkat’s students reflect on completing their research at UCLA Library while learning remotely

Bharat Venkat’s students reflect on completing their research at UCLA Library while learning remotely

Photo credit to UCLA Library During a time of campus closure and remote learning, UCLA Library reimagined its services critical for students to carry out their research and academic coursework. Two students of ISG Faculty member, Bharat Venkat‘s “Red Hot LA” class, Alexandra Nechaev (’21) and Alice Lu (’21),  shared their reflections on the invaluable support, ingenuity and dedication that…

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Terence Keel discusses Christian Roots of ‘Race Science’ with UCLA Magazine

Terence Keel discusses Christian Roots of ‘Race Science’ with UCLA Magazine

Photo by Jai Lennard of UCLA Magazine In UCLA Magazine‘s “Terence Keel on the Christian Roots of ‘Race Science,’” ISG Faculty member Terence Keel shares his interest and extensive research on how Christian precepts have shaped racial and scientific attitude into the 21st century, which includes his most recent investigation into how doctors classify deaths of Black and brown people…

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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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