Ramon Flores, our alumnus who is recently accepted into the Ph.D. program in Human Development and Psychology in the Department of Education at UCLA, has been awarded the Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship. The Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship is one of the most prestigious fellowships awarded by UCLA. It is a four-year fellowship program that supports entering Ph.D. students interested in a teaching and research career at a college or university.


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October 16th, 2017

Ariana Hernandez is admitted to the NIH IMSD Program at SDSU

Ariana Hernandez is admitted to the competitive NIH IMSD Program at SDSU! IMSD (Initiative for Maximizing Student Development) program is […]

July 22nd, 2017

Media Coverage

Association for Psychological Science

Press from our latest publication from Project CURE! Minority Students and the Culture of Research: “What is clear from these […]

June 23rd, 2017


Psychological Science

Research microcultures as socialization contexts for underrepresented science students Thoman, D.B., Muragishi, G.A., & Smith, J.L.   Abstract How much […]

June 1st, 2017

Matthew Jackson accepted an Assistant Professor position at CSULA

Matthew C. Jackson accepted an assistant professor position at Department of Psychology, California State University Los Angeles!

June 1st, 2017

Dylan Neider received 2017 SDSU Summer Undergrad Research Assistantship

Undergraduate Research Assistant Program at SDSU is designed to encourage student participation in a broad range of scholarly and academic […]

April 30th, 2017

Jeanette Zambrano received Sally Casanova Scholarship

The scholarship is named after Sally Casanova, who founded the Pre-Doctoral Scholar Program in 1989 to increase diversity within the pool […]

April 20th, 2017

Media Coverage

Washington Post

Our work appeared in the Washington Post! Here is a piece of the article:   …Within science, technology, engineering and […]

April 4th, 2017


WPA 2017 Annual Convention | April 28

Mapping the social networks of undergraduate STEM students • Authors: Adam Dilla, Zena Donovan, Dylan Neider, & Dustin Thoman • Time […]

April 4th, 2017


AERA 2017 Annual Meeting | April 28, 2:15pm

Perceived Faculty Support in Freshman Year Boosts First-Generation College Students’ Belonging and Persistence in Science • Authors: Garam Lee, Gregg […]

April 4th, 2017


AERA 2017 Annual Meeting | April 27, 12:00pm

Talking About Science Interest: Appraisals of Positive Responsiveness Impact Women’s Science Interest Development • Authors: Christina Curti, Jeanette Zambrano, Garam […]