UC Berkeley graduate student Lucia Calderon receives Switzer Fellowship

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As a graduate student researcher at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Lucia Calderon focuses on community-aided research that fuses environmental science, public health and social justice.

UC Berkeley graduate student Lucia Calderon has been named a 2020 Switzer Fellow, and she is one of 20 individuals across New England and California who were selected for the honor.
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My color among white flowers

Cal in Color

Seeking help or working together does not make me any less successful than my peers. I am graduating for myself, for other Chicanx students, for other students of color, for womxn
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10th time’s the charm

Now and Again

I had seen a better Doctor in Novato, a better Dan in Morgan Hill. I liked the set more in Santa Cruz and the intimacy of the Bakersfield stage.
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OFF THE BEAT: Boats against the current

I never know what to say when people ask me where I’m from. Usually, I just roll my eyes and say something to the effect of “it’s complicated,” but sometimes I take a deep breath and provide the full explanation. There may be an easier way to describe it —
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