The Department of Marine & Coastal Sciences and The School of Graduate Studies showcase the University’s varied research opportunities at the SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference

October 30, 2023

Assistant Teaching Professor Alexander López and Associate Dean Evelyn Erenrich host an exhibitor booth for Rutgers University at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Diversity in STEM Conference in Portland, Oregon this past week. They were joined by Associate Dean Kinna Perry, Deputy Director Christine Zardecki, and many current students. With over 6000 students, presenters, and exhibitors, the conference boasted the largest attendance for its 50th anniversary. Students and professionals from all stages, drawn by the iconic glider RU01, flocked to the Rutgers booth to hear about the exciting oceanographic research ongoing at RUCOOL & DMCS, as well as the many opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to get involved.