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Within the Wesleyan Community
Professor Raquel Bryant, environmental scientist, activist, and artist
“Collective action is actually possible,” Bryant said, “this is something I learned from microbes.”
From the Lab to the Clinic to the Gordon Career Center, meet Dr. Mildred Rodríguez
“I’m a people person,” Rodríguez remarked. “So, I’ve always enjoyed working with students, I get a lot of satisfaction from helping them put together their path [and] their plan.”
Jaime Carrazco-Carrillo Slated to Represent Wesleyan SACNAS at Puerto Rico Conference
I’m the first Mexican—not even Mexican, the first Spanish speaker—in the MB&B grad school. So I didn’t have anyone with a similar experience as me. SACNAS for me is really a place where I can talk with people.
Professor Felipe Ramírez on Career Paths and Inclusion in Mathematics
It’s important to have people to tell you “you belong here,” especially in moments when it’s not easy to say it to yourself.
Chemistry Alumnus Jessica Garcia Awarded Eastman Chemical Company Fellowship
Jessica Garcia, a 2021 graduate of the BA/MA program in Chemistry, was recently awarded a fellowship through the University of North Carolina.
Professor Padilla-Benavides On Discrimination and Inclusion in STEM
“There was a person who told me three times that, ‘You should go back to Mexico and get a job there.’ Exactly those words,” Padilla-Benavides said. “I was making jokes with friends that I was not seeing microaggressions, but macroaggressions,” she said.
Organizations and Resources
- Resource Guide for Hispanic and Latino/a Students in STEM
- Mental Health for Hispanic and Latino/a Students
LatinX Scientists Spotlight
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by learning more about some of the many Hispanic and Latinx scientists and engineers who have made important contributions to science history.