For 30 years, the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U*STAR) program, has provided financial support and mentorship for undergraduates who are underrepresented in the biomedical sciences to do research and prepare them for doctoral training.
Cultural anthropologist Jan English-Lueck is a leading expert on one of the most unique habitats and tribes in the world—Silicon Valley and the people who live and work here.
Associate Professor of Physics Ehsan Khatami explores superconductivity.
Physics and Astronomy Professor Peter Beyersdorf’s research helped detect gravitational waves for the first time in 2015.
Rycenga’s research on abolitionist educator Prudence Crandall (1803–1890) has provided an early example of how education can be a catalyst for social change.
One vest can impact an entire community. The hands-free design helps people access potable water and while accomplishing simultaneous tasks.
By breaking down the fundamental elements that make up bacteria, scientists can map out potential links to common health problems.
Ouverney’s year in the Amazon gave him a unique perspective as a microbiologist and a cultural ambassador
Peter Beyersdorf remains curious about the way the world works—a curiosity he cultivates with students.
“I’ve been here for almost 12 years and I’ve yet to meet someone who is not committed to the wellbeing of our students, our colleagues and our university.”
As a young child, Professor Carlos Alberto Sanchez learned to cross geographic and cultural boundaries. As a professor, he says that it is his “responsibility to make sure that philosophy belongs to everyone.” Perhaps learning has no borders.
“The arts are not just about entertaining, but about pushing boundaries and encouraging others to do the same.”
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Moss Landing Marine Labs.
Professor Tatiana Shubin is working to increase interest in mathematics among Navajo students.
“It is inevitable that the more you learn, the more you pass on.”
There are benefits to being your family’s first college graduate.
“I don’t fit the traditional mold of a scholar, but it’s wonderful to train scientists and get them in the right place to do great science.”
The first time Richard Vo, ’14 Physics, looked into a telescope was last summer.
As firefighters struggled to contain this summer’s Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Craig Clements and his students were on the scene.
San José State starting offensive tackle Wes Schweitzer was about to join the Marine Corps when he got the first of seven scholarship offers to play college football.