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UC Davis Program Gave National Youth Poet Laureate Her Debut

As student intern, she brings poetry to campus lab

Self-doubt almost stopped Alexandra Huynh of Carmichael from entering the high school classroom where a UC Davis program was offering students an opportunity to present their poetry.

Then a junior at Mira Loma High School, Huynh hadn’t yet given public voice to her poems. But a phone call to her sister reassured her she had nothing to lose.

UC Davis Receives NSF Funding for Engineering, Sciences, Artificial Intelligence for HSIs

First Federally Funded Hispanic Serving Institution Grant

By Karen Nikos-Rose on September 8, 2020

The University of California, Davis, received more than $1 million in grants from the National Science Foundation to convene and engage faculty, researchers and industry experts in expanding research and undergraduate instruction at Hispanic Serving Institutions and Minority Serving Institutions, or HSIs and MSIs. The grants focus on computing fields identified as national priorities by the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy.