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CSUSM NewsCenter (Faculty)

2024
February
08,
2024
| 07:46 AM America/Los_Angeles
Catherine Hampel, a Cal State San Marcos public health lecturer, was recently selected as one of 60 scholars who are part of the ninth class of Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS).Each year, PLS brings a group of diverse, committed leaders who are...
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February
05,
2024
| 15:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is one of 10 universities nationwide to receive a $100,000 prize from the National Institutes of Health for demonstrating exceptional dedication and innovation in fostering diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility within re...
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January
18,
2024
| 08:08 AM America/Los_Angeles
Rebecca Brooks arrived at Cal State San Marcos with 16 years of experience as a special education teacher – and with a dream.Almost since the day she was hired as a professor in the School of Education in 2015, Brooks has aspired to establish a progr...
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2023
December
19,
2023
| 13:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Merryl Goldberg met Jen Easterly a few years ago at the RSA Conference – a cybersecurity convention – of all places, it signified a simple coming together of two professionals who have spent a portion of their adult lives protecting nations of p...
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December
14,
2023
| 13:56 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the end of the year approaches, many are already looking ahead to 2024.But before putting the finishing touches on your list of New Year’s resolutions, let’s take a look back at some of the most-talked-about stories of 2023.President’s Outstanding...
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December
11,
2023
| 15:12 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos social work professor Blake Beecher has received five grants this semester that provide students scholarships and stipends and support the Master of Social Work (MSW) program.The total amount of the grants is almost $8 million.Th...
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December
04,
2023
| 10:53 AM America/Los_Angeles
A belief can go a long way.  There was a time when Cal State San Marcos sociology professor Xuan Santos didn’t believe – or even know – that earning a Ph.D. was possible. As a first-generation, system-impacted, undocumented student, Santos was alread...
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November
28,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
History is everywhere, and if you look closely enough, aspects of it can be found in the most unlikely places.  This is a theme that surfaces throughout history professor Citlali Sosa-Riddell’s life — from diving into historical aspects of Marvel mov...
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November
06,
2023
| 09:46 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos and San Diego State University are collaborating to promote tobacco-free living and the 47th annual Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 16.The Great American Smokeout is held annually by the American Cancer Society on the t...
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October
26,
2023
| 14:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
The smallest beings in the marine world are a source of enormous fascination to Darcy Taniguchi. The plankton that she has devoted her career to researching consist of just a single cell, but the things that happen in that one cell enchant her. A par...
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October
10,
2023
| 15:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
The National Latino Research Center (NLRC) at Cal State San Marcos has been awarded a $333,332 grant from the federal Minority Research Grant Program to support the research of Bridges2Health, a community health advocate program. The importance of th...
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October
09,
2023
| 16:05 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos music professor and department chair Ching-Ming Cheng was recently inducted into the Steinway & Sons Teacher Hall of Fame.Cheng, who joined CSUSM’s faculty in 2011, played an integral role in the university becoming an All-Steinw...
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September
18,
2023
| 10:48 AM America/Los_Angeles
The echoing sounds of gently pressed keyboard keys painted the blank walls of an empty California apartment where a bookshelf stood empty. Here, fragmented words and vulnerable thoughts bonded to form a hobby that would soon heal sorrows.After moving...
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September
13,
2023
| 09:28 AM America/Los_Angeles
Jon Spenard was stuck between a rock and a hard place – literally.He had crawled on his hands and knees for a couple hundred feet through a pitch-dark tunnel in a cave in the jungles of Belize, with a headlamp illuminating his way. This was just the ...
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September
12,
2023
| 09:17 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos biological studies professor Sergio Nigenda-Morales is the lead author of the paper “The genomic footprint of whaling and isolation in fin whale populations,” which was recently accepted for publication in the scientific journal ...
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August
31,
2023
| 11:54 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos psychology professor Sasha Kimel has been published by the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, an American Psychological Association publication.Kimel’s article, titled “Finding Your Roots: Do DNA Ancestry Tests Increase...
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August
29,
2023
| 15:54 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dawn M. Formo, dean of Cal State San Marcos’ Office of Undergraduate Studies, will participate in the 2023-2024 Weekend HERS (Higher Education Resources Services) Leadership Institute, as part of the weekend immersion cohort hosted in Virginia.Thanks...
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August
28,
2023
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is welcoming more than 16,000 students for the start of the fall semester, which begins Monday with the largest first-year class in university history.Fall enrollment is up 3% compared to last year, including a record 2,766 first...
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August
24,
2023
| 07:54 AM America/Los_Angeles
For the second straight year, Cal State San Marcos history professor Suzanna Krivulskaya was named a public fellow by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and education organization based in Washington, D.C...
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August
21,
2023
| 08:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Last spring, 40 Cal State San Marcos business students in Raj Pillai’s leadership in organizations class participated in a Compassionate Leadership Certificate online program to help them develop the necessary skills to become an efficient leader. St...
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August
03,
2023
| 10:54 AM America/Los_Angeles
A team of Cal State San Marcos faculty created and presented the panel “Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse: Do You Have the Guts?” at San Diego Comic-Con last month. The panelists – sociology professors Matthew Atherton and Sheri-Lynn Kurisu and moderat...
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July
31,
2023
| 13:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
From a young age, Hamed Nademi’s family knew he was made to work with technology. At only 9, joy filled the third grader as he entered a classroom filled with devices – electronic devices that is, which were intertwined with twisting wires and circul...
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July
25,
2023
| 15:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Jason Magabo Perez, a Cal State San Marcos ethnic studies professor and the poet laureate of San Diego, has been awarded a $50,000 poet laureate fellowship by the Academy of American Poets.Perez was announced Tuesday as one of 23 individuals national...
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June
28,
2023
| 09:09 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos political science professor Xiaoye She is part of a new online journal with a mission of creating a more global California by showcasing the scholarship and work of faculty, students and staff of the California State University s...
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May
23,
2023
| 15:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund a novel project that will offer mindfulness training to STEM students who are preparing for graduate school.The grant of about $80,000 covers a term of one year ...
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May
09,
2023
| 14:03 PM America/Los_Angeles
Students and alumni fondly recount their time at Cal State San Marcos, and of those who have majored in mathematics, one common thread is shared: experiences with mathematics professor Dr. André Kündgen.For over 22 years, Kündgen has walked into his ...
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May
04,
2023
| 13:54 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos professor Darci Strother is part of a California State University team that has won a prestigious national award for training faculty to help students with their mental health.The CSU received the Momentum Award at the Mental Hea...
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May
03,
2023
| 12:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The School of Education at Cal State San Marcos was one of the primary organizers of a recent event for future teachers that attracted hundreds of participants.The inaugural Future Teacher Summit was held on Friday, April 21 at Mesa College and was a...
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April
24,
2023
| 11:56 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nahid Ebrahimi Majd  earned the 2022-23 Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching Innovation & Excellence for her work in curriculum development and student engagement. An associate professor of computer science, she constantly advocates that students s...
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April
11,
2023
| 16:49 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos physics professor Justin Perron led a California State University-wide effort that has resulted in a grant of more than $2.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy that will help develop a workforce capable of thriving in a q...
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