February 15, 2023

CSI Affiliate and past director, Gerardo Aldana served as a consultant on the film "Black Panther Wakanda Forever".

February 15, 2023

Dissertation Awardee Highlight: Monica Cornejo & Jenny Sperling

October 28, 2022

Would more Latinx students graduate with a STEM degree if the coursework was made to feel more personal to them? This was a question Professor Dolores Inés Casillas began to look into when she felt the palpable enthusiasm with which Latinx science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) majors took her survey course on Chicana and Chicano culture at UC Santa Barbara.

May 6, 2021

The UCSB Current interview with CSI Director, Ines Casillas and Barbara Endemaño Walker, Director of Research and Development regarding Walker's recent NSF HSI grant to create a systematic plan to increase diversity and inclusion in STEM graduate programs.


August 2, 2020

The Latin American Iberian Studies Program at UCSB recognized Prof. Casillas for her exceptional mentorship of students.

June 4, 2020

Prof. Aida Hurtado is the recipient of the 2020 Heritage Award given by the APA