L@s GANAS Research Week Photos
L@s GANAS Research Week Photos
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Check out the photos from Research Week last week. Thank you to everyone that attended, we hope you had a great time and learned something new! 
-The L@s GANAS Team
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Deadline to apply: April 15th!

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Mock Presentations at the LCC

(left) Corazon Avila                (center) Kimberly Sanchez                 (right) Michelle Ramirez
Careers in Research Panel
Thank you to the panelist for sharing your experiences with our students!
Dr. Richard Barrett, Dr. Kirstie Danielson, Dr. Gabriela Nunez Mir, pictured above.

Undergraduate Research Forum

(Left) Citlali Rodriguez               (Center) Corazon Avila                 (Right) Ruth Covarrubias

L@s GANAS Undergraduate Research Forum Presenters

Corazon Avila
Ruth Covarrubias
Loren Escot
Edwin Hernandez
Monica Padilla
Rebeca Ramirez
Alyssa Redini Ramos
Evelyn Rios
Kimberly Sanchez-Quintero
Everardo Tafolla III

Read Abstracts Here

Congratulations Evelyn Rios!

Evelyn, a senior Research Fellow, won 1st place in the Arts/Design/Humanities category for her Research in Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of HIV/STI risk reduction intervention for juvenile offenders: PHAT (Preventing HIV/Aids AMong Teens) Life
(Left) Adriana Garcia                     (Center) Karina Bonilla             (Right) Alexandra Cedillo
Thank you to all of our L@s GANAS students that volunteered before and during the Research Forum. We couldn't have done it without you! 
Also, a huge thank you to the Latino Cultural Center for allowing us to use the Gallery for our events. 
 Please Take Our Survey Attention L@s GANAS students. Personnel who gather research about our program are currently collecting data from students about our services. This survey is important for us to improve our services and we would love to hear from you. Please complete the survey if you haven’t done so already! The link was sent to your email and can also be found here: https://uic.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cJjmWBLdIxV2zbg
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REU Site: Growing Entrepreneurially-Minded Undergraduate Researchers with New Product Development in Applied Energy

Application deadline is April 15, 2022. However, we are reviewing applications as they are submitted. There are only a few slots remaining.
 Apply if you:
•            Want to earn $6000 during Summer 2022
•            Can commit 10 weeks to living on Purdue's campus and conducting research in both an independent and team based environment
•            Want to learn about applied energy academic research and real-world customer discovery commercialization research
•            *Are engineering or engineering technology majors
•            *Are entering their junior or senior year
•            *Identify as a federally recognized underrepresented minority (URM)
•            *Are enrolled at a federally recognized Minority Serving Institution (e.g., Historically Black College and University, Hispanic Serving Institution, Tribal College and University)
More information here.
Are you interested in climate change and environmental issues? Did you know that these topics can overlap into the arts? If you would like to know more about this topic we hope you can join us in the EcoArts interest group. Join us for a 45-minute introductory meeting to learn more and explore what we can do together. April 18 from 2:00-2:45 PM UIC Daley Library, Conference Room 1-470 (Room is in back towards Morgan St.) Please RSVP through the QR code below. Location subject to move outside the library if the amount of reservations requires it. We will update you before the event to confirm.
Virtual Resume Reviews
Emergency Funding for UIC Students

U & I Emergency Fund 

This fund provides temporary, short-term financial assistance to currently enrolled students who are unable to meet essential expenses due to a temporary or unexpected hardship. This emergency funding program is designed to offer financial assistance to students in the form of one-time awards (typically not exceeding $1000). Please be prepared to show documentation supporting claims. 
Examples of expenses typically covered: overdue rent, eviction, medical emergencies, safety needs. For more information click here
The application can be found here
Talk to your transition coach, advisor, or program coordinator for additional aid opportunities.
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