Students Learn Steps to Become Doctors at Tour for Diversity in Medicine Stop on Campus

Tour for Diversity doctors and medical students lead a session.

Approximately 140 students from universities throughout the Southern California region, as well as local high school students— mostly from ethnic and racial minorities that tend to be underrepresented in the medical profession—came to California State University, Dominguez Hills earlier this month … [Read more...]

Tour for Diversity Makes Stop at CSU Dominguez Hills to Inspire Minority Students into Medical Fields

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California State University, Dominguez Hills will be among five West Coast college campuses to host Tour for Diversity in Medicine, a grassroots program to encourage and inspire more ethnical and racial minority students to become doctors and dentists by providing them with information and advice … [Read more...]

Thinking Ahead: Biology Students Learn about Career Options at National Symposium

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Several California State University, Dominguez Hills undergraduate and graduate pre-health students—most who are members of the Pre-Health Society, a student organization—served as mentors to high school students, as well as learned and networked while at the 26th Annual Symposium on Career … [Read more...]

Students Attend National Biomedical Research Conference

Student researchers and faculty mentors in the sciences attended ABCRMS. L-R: Kevin Nguyen, biochemistry; Alisha Coffey, biochemistry; Brittany Tillman, psychology; Ashley Martin, biochemistry; Antonio Zamudio, biology; Laura Robles, dean of the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences; Kenneth Rodriguez,assistant professor of chemistry/biochemistry; and Cesar Deleon, chemistry.

An outstanding group of student researchers in the sciences at California State University, Dominguez Hills had the opportunity to attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in St. Louis, which was held Nov. 9 through 12. Many of the students presented posters … [Read more...]

Thomas Landefeld: Professor of Biology to Publish Book on Mentoring

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Thomas Landefeld’s first book, “Mentoring and Diversity: Tips for Students and Professionals for Developing and Maintaining a Diverse Scientific Community,” is scheduled for publication by Springer in October. The professor of biology and pre-health advisor at California State University, Dominguez … [Read more...]

Scott Hornbeak: One Good Turn Deserves Another

Forty-three years ago, a man decided to put his family—including his young son—in his truck and take a dusty, bouncing, cross-country, dirt-road drive down the Baja Peninsula in Mexico, all the way to La Paz, for a vacation. Deep into the Peninsula, the truck broke down. A few years later, the … [Read more...]