On March, the Southern California News Group (1.5 million readers) published a premium issue titled “Elements“. The special issue focused on the four natural elements: water, fire, earth, and air, taking a look at some solutions to region’s environmental challenges. From the Loh Down on Science, we want to thankContinue reading
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Bahareh successfully advanced
Bahareh, one of our amazing hive Managing Editors, successfully advanced to candidacy and is a Ph.D. Candidate! The advancement to candidacy exam accounts towards obtaining the Ph.D. degree and occurs before developing and defending the Ph.D. Dissertation. Congratulations, Bahareh!Continue reading
Brenna successfully graduates
Brenna successfully defended her Ph.D. Dissertation and is now Dr. Biggs! Brenna got her Ph.D. in Chemistry and the title of her dissertation was “Dairy Farm and Landfill Emissions in California: The Impact on Communities of Disadvantage”. Congratulations, Brenna!Continue reading
Heidi Featured Creature series!
Heidi Waite, an hiver writer, has started a monthly project called Featured Creature! Created by Heidi, Featured Creature is a very visual and audience-friendly monthly flyer highlighting some pretty cool animals and graduate researchers and conservationists. Great work, Heidi! Congratulations!Continue reading
Heidi wins the GOLD Fellowship
Hive writer Heidi Waite has recently awarded a Presidential Graduate Opportunities for Leadership Development (GOLD) Fellowship for the upcoming summer! This fellowship offers doctoral-level graduate students an opportunity to spend a quarter, semester, or summer term in residence or virtually in Sacramento for the purpose of conducting public policy research on issues germaneContinue reading
Racine selected as a Pedagogy Fellow!
Racine Rangel has been selected as a Pedagogical Fellow of the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department for the academic year 2021-2022! The Pedagogical Fellows (PF) Program at UCIrvine is a highly regarded “preparing future faculty” program; the selection is competitive, based on a record of excellent teaching, promising scholarship, andContinue reading
Ying at Grad Slam!
Ying Huang, one of our LDOS writers, has been selected to present her research at the UCI Grad Slam Finals! Ying will present a 3-minute talk about her research in this year’s Virtual Grad Slam Finals. Congrats and good luck, Ying!Continue reading
Allie successfully advanced
Allie, one of our amazing hive writters, successfully advanced to candidacy and is a Ph.D. Candidate! The advancement to candidacy exam accounts towards obtaining the Ph.D. degree and occurs before developing and defending the Ph.D. Dissertation. Congratulations, Allie!Continue reading
Sasha wins Chancellor’s Club Fund for Excellence Fellowship
The Loh Down on Science is proud to announce our managing editor, Sasha Vyatskikh, has been awarded a Chancellor’s Club Fund for Excellence Fellowship! The Chancellor’s Club Fund for Excellence Fellowship provides stipends intended to support the completion of their dissertations. The awardees were selected based on their demonstrated academicContinue reading
Samantha Leigh publishes a STEM book for kids
Samantha Leigh, former Hiver and currently Assistant Professor at CSU Dominguez Hills, has recently published a kids book with the STEM Taught foundation! Samantha says: When I was writing for The Loh Down on Science (over two years ago now!), Sandra suggested that us, writers, submit a story to STEMContinue reading