Geographies of Change and Persistence

Luis Sanchez, Assistant Professor of Sociology, invested his summer working with undergraduate Sociology students Lupita Jasso, Melanie Recendiz, and Armon Sanders. Professor Sanchez and his team examined demographic change in Ventura County using US Census data and Geographic Information Systems technology. Among their findings were: Ventura County has become more diverse since 1980, yet it….

Celebrate Summer SURF!

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Eleven faculty and about 40 CI students participated in a 10-week faculty-mentored research experience over the Summer. The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows focused their efforts on research. Peppered in on Wednesdays the Interdisciplinary Research Learning Community allowed students to discuss research across disciplinary boundaries and engage in professional development and collaboration-building¬†activities. Summer SURF 2018 documented….

An Inspiring Fellow

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Yosduan Ramos was named the Lisagor Fellow at a celebration for all students involved in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) program, which just concluded its first year at CSU Channel Islands (CI). The SURF program provides students with a stipend allowing them to work for eight-weeks on a faculty-mentored research project. Nine CI faculty,….

Summer SURFers Celebrate Success

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Twenty-two students and nine faculty brought the first Summer SURF faculty-mentored student research experience to a close on August 2, 2017. At the reception in the Broome Library’s Archives Courtyard, students received participation certificates and described their research for the 60 audience members. Yosduan Ramos was awarded the first Terri and Mark Lisagor Fellowship for….