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Hispanic Heritage Month Workshop with scholar Erim Gomez: Opportunities in Science and the Importance of Diversifying the Professorate on Thursday, Oct. 25

Interested in science? How about studying it at the Ph.D. level? For those who may be considering advanced careers in science, current Ph.D. candidate Erim Gomez will lead a workshop, Opportunities in Science and the Importance of Diversifying the Professorate, Thursday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. in Black Hall, room 152. Topics will include options that are available to future-scientists and the importance of infusing the field with different cultures and ideas.

Gomez, a Ph.D. candidate in Biology, is a prominent Latino McNair Scholar and a Bullitt Environmental Fellow currently working with a $100,000 research grant in the Endangered Species Laboratory, School of the Environment, Washington State University.

Gomez brings his own experience to the fore in this presentation as he has succeeded in breaking into the sciences, studying for his Ph.D. in biology. For those either already pursuing a career in science or merely curious, come get the information and encouragement from someone who’s already there.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact CLLAS at 509-963-3347 or visit


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