Tag Archives: Diversity

Unique corps makes volunteering for scientific research easy, speeding studies

The Healthy Minds Research Volunteer Corps at USC enlists potential research participants of varying racial and socioeconomic backgrounds from across the greater Los Angeles area When Daniel Nation designs a research study, he knows he has one significant advantage over colleagues at many other institutions: a vast, diverse pool of eager potential participants. That’s thanks to the Healthy Minds Research Volunteer… Read More »

National Society of Black Engineers chapter at USC named best in the nation

The national honor reflects the group’s strength in academic excellence, professional development and community outreach s a reflection of its overall excellence, the USC chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers, or NSBE, has won the organization’s coveted National Chapter of the Year Award. The USC chapter also came in third in NSBE’s National Academic Tech Bowl, and,… Read More »

UCLA students travel to D.C. to get a lesson in building bridges

Undergraduates also met with lawmakers and caught a glimpse of the corridors of power When UCLA students lined up at a diner counter top replica in the National Museum of African American History and Culture for an interactive exhibit, they were handed touch screens that asked them questions about how they would respond to living through the Civil… Read More »