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UCLA Veterans
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About Us:
We are a group of veteran and military connected students building a community of student veterans and alumni majoring in STEM. We are supported by the Veteran Resource Centers and Center for Diverse Leadership in Science to provide mentorship, scientific workshops, and research experiences to success rates student veterans for successful completion of major in STEM. We believe the combination of our military experiences, higher education, and participation in this program will help create diversity champions in STEM with veteran origin.

Instagram Account:
https://www.instagram.com/vets.in.stem/

Meet the 2021-22 Scholars:

Past Workshops:

  • 10-19-2022 Data Handling & Construction Table 1 recording, images & slides
  • 10-12-2022 Scientific Writing: Literature Review and Conducting Scholarly Research recording
  • 10-05-2022 Scientific Literature Review recording and slides

Eligibility for VRC/CDLS VIS Program Description:

  • Veteran undergraduate student at UCLA or ELAC majoring in a STEM field.
  • Participation in at least 80% of VIS in workshops.
  • Minimum of one academic year left of undergraduate degree.

Scholarship Application Timeline & Notification:

  • Please check back mid Winter Quarter 2023

Meet The Team - UCLA:

Dr. Aradhna Tripati

Principal Investigator

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Dr. Zeeshan Parvez

Founder and Co-Coordinator

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Jade Knighton

PhD Student, Co-Coordinator

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Irvin Matamoros

Graduate Mentor

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Adiba Hassan

PhD Student, Co-Coordinator

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Dr. Emily Ives

Director, UCLA Veteran Resource Center

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Meet The Team - ELAC:

Reuben Roque

Program Coordinator

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Eduardo Galeana

Program Specialist

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Jessica Peak

Director, ELAC Veteran Resource Center

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