CSUSM NewsCenter (STEM)

2017
August
11,
2017
One of the attributes that attracted Ed Price to Cal State San Marcos was the opportunity to be on the ground floor in developing new programs. “Having been involved in the development, for instance, of our applied physics degree, it’s tremendousl...
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July
31,
2017
Julie Jameson knows the importance of Cal State San Marcos’ STEM Summer Scholars Program for students. Jameson, an associate professor of biology at CSUSM, and fellow biology professor Betsy Read direct the program, which provides students an oppo...
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July
26,
2017
San Marcos, CA – Students in Cal State San Marcos’ Summer Scholars Program will present their work during the Summer Scholars Showcase from 9 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, Aug. 9 in the campus’ University Student Union Ballroom. The event is free and op...
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July
19,
2017
“Cal State San Marcos is providing a center for learning and discovery in North San Diego County while strongly serving the region.” -- Dr. Casey Mueller Dr. Casey Mueller has been intrigued with animals since she was a little girl growing up o...
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March
14,
2017
Dr. Lydia Villa-Komaroff, an acclaimed molecular biologist, executive and diversity advocate, presents “From the Mexican Revolution to Biological Revolutions: My Life in Science” on Thursday, March 30 at Cal State San Marcos. The event is part of ...
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February
21,
2017
STEM In Your Backyard: Vista Village returns with the third annual installment on Sunday, March 5. The biannual family-friendly event is hosted by Cal State San Marcos’ College of Science and Mathematics in partnership with Wavelength Brewery and ...
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February
20,
2017
There is something for everyone at the annual Super STEM Saturday event on March 11 at Cal State San Marcos. Held in partnership by The Classical Academies and CSUSM, Super STEM Saturday draws more than 8,000 science enthusiasts each year. The pop...
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February
08,
2017
San Marcos, CA – Build and launch a rocket, play Frisbee with a robot, or become a DNA detective. These are just a few of the nearly 100 hands-on, interactive activities and demonstrations that will engage thousands of attendees on Saturday, March 11...
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February
01,
2017
Psychology professor Keith Trujillo has spent his professional career opening doors to careers in scientific research for students from underrepresented communities across the country. Trujillo has trained scores of first-generation college studen...
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January
30,
2017
An engineering feasibility study conducted on behalf of Cal State San Marcos in 2015 confirmed what the University has believed – it’s a much-needed program in the region. While there are other engineering programs in Southern California, the stud...
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2016
November
07,
2016
Denise Garcia can remember a time when she had to work to get faculty to participate in an open house for the North San Diego County Bridges to the Future Program. But, as a recent open house showed, those days are long in the past. Nearly two ...
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October
06,
2016
Cal State San Marcos’ College of Science and Mathematics enjoyed great success with its first “STEM In Your Backyard: Vista Village” event in March. It proved so successful, in fact, that it has become a biannual event. The second annual STEM I...
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September
29,
2016
Cal State San Marcos has been looking forward to starting an engineering program. The University is one step closer to achieving that goal thanks to a recently awarded grant. The U.S. Department of Education awarded CSUSM a nearly $6 million gr...
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September
28,
2016
California State University San Marcos has been awarded a nearly $6 million grant under the Hispanic-Serving Institutions STEM Program that will provide foundational funding for an engineering program. The five-year grant will provide nearly $1.2 ...
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August
05,
2016
CSUSM study team receives national award for findings in 10-year study. ...
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August
04,
2016
Julie Jameson sees firsthand the benefits students receive from participating in Cal State San Marcos’ STEM Summer Scholars Program. Jameson, an assistant professor of biology at CSUSM, and fellow biology professor Betsy Read direct the program, w...
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April
25,
2016
There has been a concerted national effort to broaden the participation of women and members of traditionally underrepresented ethnic and racial groups in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for decades. While strides have been ma...
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February
29,
2016
In honor of International Women’s Day, on March 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. two female CSUSM professors, Drs. Amber Puha and Bianca Mothé, will walk into a bar—Wavelength Brewing Co. in Vista—to present topics related to their research. But Wavelengt...
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February
24,
2016
Build and launch a robot, play Frisbee with a robot, or become a DNA detective. These are just a few of the nearly 100 hands-on, interactive activities and demonstrations that will engage thousands of attendees on Saturday, March 12 at the annual sci...
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February
22,
2016
A trio of Cal State San Marcos professors are hoping to spur a renaissance in arts education through research showing a link between K-12 students immersed in the arts with successful careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math...
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2015
November
06,
2015
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) awarded California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Veteran Services a three-year $900,000 grant to establish a veterans-to-STEM initiative through their Energy Systems Technology and Evaluation Program (ESTEP). ...
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October
21,
2015
Over 100 female high school and college students from San Diego, Riverside and Los Angeles Counties will gather at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) this Saturday, Oct. 24 for the institution’s fourth semi-annual Women’s Hackathon. This ...
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May
21,
2015
“You do a lot.” The simple remark from one of the panelists at her University of Oxford Ph.D. interview spoke volumes about Colleen Lopez’s tenacious spirit and the preparation and mentorship she received at CSUSM. The statement still echoes in...
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May
01,
2015
More than 65 young women took on the challenge of solving real-world problems through computer coding at the third semiannual Women’s Hackathon, a CSUSM-sponsored competition aimed at encouraging women to pursue computer science careers. The event, h...
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March
19,
2015
Interactive demonstrations and hands-on science activities including rocket launches, build-a-robot stations, a magic show and animal encounters engaged more than 5,000 science enthusiasts of all ages at Super STEM Saturday on March 14. ...
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February
26,
2015
Over 100 interactive demonstrations and hands-on science activities including rocket launches, build-a-robot stations, a magic show, animal encounters and scientist chats will engage thousands of attendees on Saturday, March 14 at the annual science ...
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2014
October
20,
2014
Tala Ilaian has been able to draw since she first picked up a pencil. A master of anime, the CSUSM freshman has posted tutorials on YouTube, Instagram and Twitter and has sold several of her colorful prints online.So when friend and fellow freshman Z...
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2013
November
05,
2013
A career in science was just about the last thing on Rhianna Rodea's mind when she graduated from high school. It wasn't until she took an introductory chemistry class during her sophomore year at CSUSM that she discovered her true passion and began ...
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