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CSUSM NewsCenter (topstory)

2020
September
21,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kayla Nguyen knows first-hand the challenges that come with being a first-generation college student. For Nguyen, it’s occasionally compounded by being a first-generation American. One of those challenges was trying to explain to her family why sh...
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September
18,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos alumna Karina Gonzalez Herrera was named to Cell Mentor’s list of 100 of the most inspiring Hispanic/Latinx scientists working in the United States. Gonzalez, who earned her bachelor’s and master’s at CSUSM before attending Ha...
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September
17,
2020
| 08:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
Yazmin Doroteo was a first-year student at Cal State San Marcos in 2014 when she noticed a fellow freshman in her humor in literature course.   He sat in the back of the classroom and was shy. She sat in the front and was talkative.   Doroteo f...
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September
16,
2020
| 14:34 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will bring entertaining arts programming to the campus and surrounding community while giving a boost to its School of Arts through a new partnership.  CSUSM will serve as the new host of a drive-in movie and concert series be...
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September
16,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Gerardo Dominguez first entered the field of physics to try to unlock the great mysteries of our time, including some of the most burning scientific questions about the cosmos. In the last several years, he has received multiple grants from NASA to h...
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September
14,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Latin@/x Center (LXC) will host a virtual celebration to mark its fifth anniversary at noon on Sept. 17. “Given the Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) status of the university and the high percentage of Latin@/x identifying students on campus ...
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September
09,
2020
| 10:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Three Cal State San Marcos professors are serving on a task force that is developing policies and programs to help members of underserved communities in the San Diego region that have been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.   Konane Ma...
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September
04,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Margie Tumolva was fully invested in her Senior Experience project at Cal State San Marcos last fall. So much so that, as the semester was winding down, she asked professor William Byun a simple question: “What’s next?” Byun explained that usually...
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September
01,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The California Health Care Foundation (CHCF), a nonprofit philanthropy, has been working since 1996 to improve the state’s health care delivery system and expand access to care and coverage, especially for Californians who are low-income. It’s a v...
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August
31,
2020
| 14:44 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Cal State San Marcos chose a graphic novel by George Takei as its Common Read in February, there was little reason to hope that students might be able to hear the writer talk about the book.  After all, the actor who became famous by playing ...
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August
28,
2020
| 11:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos expects to welcome more than 16,000 students Monday as it kicks off a fall semester unlike any in its history. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and in alignment with the California State University’s decision for ...
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August
27,
2020
| 12:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
The University Student Union and IITS have partnered to establish a computer lab in the USU Ballroom and Meeting Rooms for students who need access to computers, printing services, power and/or Wi-Fi. Beginning Aug. 31, the USU computer lab is ope...
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August
26,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
It would be difficult to overstate the challenge that Norm Bishop faced the first time he attempted a virtual therapy session through the Cal State San Marcos Speech-Language Clinic.  For the previous few years, Bishop had been a steady and famili...
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August
26,
2020
| 11:59 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) announced that Julia Lewandoski, a Cal State San Marcos assistant professor of history, is the recipient of the SHEAR Dissertation Prize, which is awarded to an exceptional unpublished...
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August
26,
2020
| 08:29 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Cal State San Marcos created a division in 2011 expressly for the purpose of forging stronger ties with the surrounding region, the idea was considered bold and somewhat novel in the realm of higher education. Over the years, the division of ...
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August
18,
2020
| 15:42 PM America/Los_Angeles
As a professor of Middle East history at Cal State San Marcos, Ibrahim Al-Marashi might seem like an unlikely candidate to have a deep and abiding interest in the coronavirus.  But ever since the epidemic became a pandemic early this spring and be...
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August
12,
2020
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Marlene Salazar puts air quotes around the word “friends” when describing the people who tried to dissuade her from pursuing an education. Some told her she was too old. Others said her focus should be on having kids, not school. “I lost a lot ...
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August
10,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Erik Caldwell was about 10 years old, his parents purchased the family’s first computer. This was in the late 1980s – before the World Wide Web captured the public imagination – and for a young boy of a certain age, computers were little more th...
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August
05,
2020
| 11:22 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will host a San Diego County-operated, walk-up coronavirus testing site beginning Monday, Aug. 10, expanding critical testing services to North County residents. CSUSM students, faculty and staff – along with members of the publi...
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August
03,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Like many people, Tiffaney Boyd’s daily life seemingly has become an endless parade of Zoom meetings. But one such virtual get-together last month will stay in her memory for a long time.  In late June, there was a surprise Zoom party to celebrate...
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July
31,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Carl Kemnitz spent the last five years at San Jose State, not only one of the largest schools in the California State University system but also the oldest. When he became Cal State San Marcos’ provost and vice president of Academic Affairs on Jul...
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July
30,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos received a best practice award for social equity and justice at the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference for the second straight year. The award was for a collaboration with Cal State Northridge on a project t...
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July
29,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cal State San Marcos campus may be closed this fall, but the Arts & Lectures series will go on.  The longstanding series at CSUSM will present a virtual fall lineup, with all of the events taking place via Zoom. This season boasts a diverse se...
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July
28,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kathleen Parra always knew that TRIO Student Support Services played a big role in her success at Cal State San Marcos. But it wasn’t until she was applying for financial assistance for students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic that she realized jus...
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July
22,
2020
| 09:46 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos students have an opportunity to foster real-life solutions to a specific community challenge in the upcoming Summer Innovation Challenge, which is managed by the CSUSM Innovation Hub. Individuals and teams interested in partic...
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July
22,
2020
| 08:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
Fernando Soriano remembers well what it was like to be a professor at Cal State San Marcos during the Great Recession about a dozen years ago.  As the U.S. economy cratered and his graduating students confronted a dire job market, Soriano was over...
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July
20,
2020
| 13:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
As Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff continue to go above and beyond on behalf of students and the campus community during the COVID-19 crisis, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Know...
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July
20,
2020
| 10:48 AM America/Los_Angeles
To the Faculty and Staff of The California State University: I write today to emphasize the seriousness of the California State University’s budget situation and, in broad strokes, outline a multiyear plan that will allow us to strategically navig...
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July
16,
2020
| 13:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Ruby Reyes has only been able to see her parents and siblings twice over the past four years. The first time came after Reyes got a job as a cashier and saved enough money to buy a plane ticket to Oaxaca, Mexico, surprising her family during sprin...
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July
16,
2020
| 08:32 AM America/Los_Angeles
Two Cal State San Marcos professors are invited speakers who will be participating in virtual events about racism and diversity within the next week.  On Thursday, July 16, history professor Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall will be part of a watch party...
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