CSUSM NewsCenter (History)

2018
April
27,
2018
Cal State San Marcos history professor S. Deborah Kang’s groundbreaking book unmasking the little-known history of our nation’s immigration agencies is quickly racking up the honors, with her new work, "The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on ...
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February
27,
2018
Jill Watts still remembers her first trip to the city of San Marcos. A native San Diegan, Watts was 10 years old when she made the long journey with her mother from their Southeast San Diego home to a chicken ranch in San Marcos. Watts’ father ...
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2016
December
05,
2016
Fawad Alizada doesn’t mince words when talking about the benefits of the Cal State San Marcos Faculty Mentoring Program. “The mentor program is a big reason why I am the first person in my family of 10 brothers and sisters to graduate from college...
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February
26,
2016
In observance of Women’s Herstory Month, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) invites students and the community to join campus-wide celebrations to recognize the achievements of women in the United States. In 1985, Congress and the Pres...
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2015
December
01,
2015
Launched on September 4, 1990, just a week after CSUSM opened its doors for the first time as a new university, the first issue of CSUSM’s student newspaper—then known as The Pioneer—was published. The inaugural issue featured a cover story on the...
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November
23,
2015
It is known as the Crown Jewel of San Diego. It is home to one of the most famous zoos in the world. But the first unified use of Balboa Park did not occur until the greenbelt played host to the 1915-16 Panama-California Exhibition celebrating the op...
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September
14,
2015
On Thursday, September 24 California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is pleased to host a free screening of The Rabbi’s Cat, the 2011 French animated film based on the best-selling graphic novel by Joann Sfar. The 6 p.m. screening in Academic Hal...
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March
25,
2015
She is acclaimed for her research on the French Revolution, and she teaches at Cal State San Marcos. And now Dr. Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall has been honored with the university’s top distinction, the 2014-15 Harry E. Brakebill Distinguished Professor...
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March
19,
2015
You know you’re doing something right when the British government in the run-up to the 2003 Iraq War opts to plagiarize one of your research papers. Today, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Marashi is an Assistant Professor of Middle East History at Cal State San Marco...
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January
21,
2015
From humble beginnings as a chicken ranch to becoming a bold, innovative university with a forward focus, California State University San Marcos turns 25 this year. To mark the milestone, the University will host a yearlong series of programs, activi...
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2014
October
02,
2014
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) awarded an honorary doctoral degree to Alejandro Orfila, former secretary general to the Organization of American States and past Argentine ambassador to the United States, Japan and the Soviet Union on ...
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June
23,
2014
In fall 2013 the Department of History launched its new Distinguished History Maker in Residence program, focusing on the contributions made by a prominent individual in the region who has helped shape the course of history.“Our goal is to bring indi...
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January
28,
2014
The Department of History at CSUSM has received a generous donation of a collection relating to the Eckes, a prominent North County family best known for their local philanthropy and for developing the poinsettia into a top-selling Christmas plant. A...
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January
27,
2014
The Department of History at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) has received a generous donation of a collection relating to the Eckes, a prominent North County family best known for their local philanthropy and for developing the poinset...
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