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STEM-NET Highlights and Articles

April 2022​​


  • A Warm Welcome to Our New STEM-NET Student Assistant, Jesus Perez​ 

    ​Learn more about Jesus Perez and what led him to his academic interests, as well as more about his personal interests. ​​​

  • Read More About Jesus Perez​ ​
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March 2022​​


  • Cal State San Bernardino Physics Senior: Reflecting on the Past, the Present, and the Future​ 

    Joel Cortez immigrated from Hermosillo Sonora, Mexico, with his family at one-year-old with his parents. They escaped poverty and limited educational opportunities. Since he was a child, he understood the sacrifices his parents made for him and never took his life in America for granted. As a child, he enjoyed learning in school. In k-12, he gravitated toward science classes, and in college, he developed a passion for physics.​ ​.​​

  • Read More About Joel Cortez ​
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December​​ 2021​


  • Cal State Dominguez Hills Senior:​  Unveiling the Scientist Within Her 

    Maria De La Torre is a Cellular & Molecular Biology senior at California State University, Dominguez Hills who grew up thinking science was only for men until she was exposed to the Girls Who Code club and atten​ded college.​​ ​.​​

  • Read More About Maria De La Torre ​
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November​ 2021​


  • ​Sonoma State Sophomore Builds her Own Path of Success​​​ 

    ​​Sonoma State student immigrated to America with her family with dreams of educational opportunities. Today, she is accomplishing her goals as a computer science student.​ ​.​​

  • Read More About Erika Diaz Ramirez ​
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October​​​​​​​​ 2021​


  • ​The Educational Journey of Biology Student Apolo Ibanez​​ 

    ​CSUB senior is grateful to his immigrant parents and campus mentors who have helped him succeed in his biology dreams.​ ​​.​​​​

  • Read More About Apolo Ibanez​
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September​​​​​​​ 2021​


  • ​CSUF Student Creates a ​Community to Succeed Academically​ 

    ​CSUF ​​student builds a strong rapport with her campus community and it made a positive impact on her academic life. ​​.​​​​

  • Read More About Carina Coles​
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August​​​​​ 2021​


  • ​Cal Poly Pomona Student Thinks Big Dreams Big 

    ​A junior​'s story of determination, drive and a BIG dream​​.​​​​

  • Read More About Ana C. Jurado​

June​​​​ 2021​


  • CSUSB Senior: Adapting and Excelling in Various Learning​ Environments  

    ​A senior's story of flexibility, resilience and succeeding​​ in a virtual learning environment​​.​​​​

  • Read More About Mayra Silva Barcenas​​​​

​​​​May​​​ 2021​


  • May 7th Edison STEM-NET Student Research Fellowship Symposium​​ 

    Highlighting ​our undergraduate students that presented their research through the Edison STEM-NET grant program opportunity​​.​​​​

  • Spotlighting our Students​​​
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​​​​April​​ 2021​


  • San Francisco State BUILD Program Deepens Alumni's​ Personal Connection with their Health Research​ 

    SF BUILD program impact on San Francisco State Alumni.​​ 

  • Read ​More About​
    Joi Lee​​​​​
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​​​​November 2020​


  • Vikram Sai Kishan Sriram is Working on UAV-based Remote Sensing Techniques for Precision Agriculture and Bringing Artificial Intelligence to Farms ​

    Cal Poly Pomona student educational journey to aspiring to become a prominent professional in the autonomous robotics field.​

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    Vikram Sai Kishan Research
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​​​​October 2020​


  • Alejandra Garcia: The Power of Self-Determination Along with Positive Guidance and Mentorship ​

    Alejandra Garcia is a first-generation college graduate. She received a B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Cellular and Developmental Biology and minored in Chemistry from California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). Her story is one of resilience and fortitude​.​

  • Read ​More About​
    Alejandra ​Garcia
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​​​​​September 2020​

  • Engineering Senior Reflects on his Educational Journey at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo & Provides Senior to Wisdom ​to New Engineering Students​

    Bolaji Makinde-Odusola is a senior at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He reflects on his educational journey and his future.​

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    Supporting STEM Students
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​​​​August 2​020

  • Cal State Long Beach HSI-Program Manager is Dedicated to Supporting STEM Students

    Helen Barriere mission ​has always been to create a “positive student​ environment where students feel enthusiastic, encouraged, safe and inspired to add/contribute to the university in the most ethical and professional way.”

  • Read More About ​
    Supporting STEM Students

​​July 2​020


  • NSF Grant Award

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The STEM-NET affinity group worked diligently to build a team of CSU faculty members to develop a NSF RAPID proposal on reimagining upper-division virtual STEM labs.

  • Read More About the NSF Grant Award

June 2020

  • Cal Poly Engineering Faculty and Students Impacting for Change

    ​Dr. Lauren Cooper an Assistant Professor within the Mechanical Engineering Department at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo was on a zoom call with her student Sarika Singhal, a Mechanical Engineering Junior at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, discussing the post George Floyd climate we are currently living in.

  • Read More About Impacting for Change