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Alarcón and Student to Attend Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science Conference

Posted on 9/14/2010 7:33:48 PM

Professor Francisco Alarcón of the Mathematics Department and undergraduate student Jennifer Casanova received a $3,700 award from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) MARC program to attend the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) conference.

Dr. Alarcón and Ms. Casanova, a Chemistry major and Mathematics minor, received the award from FASEB to attend the annual SACNAS Conference from September 30 to October 3 in Anaheim, California. They are trying to initiate a SACNAS student chapter at IUP.