CSUSM NewsCenter (faculty)

2017
December
07,
2017
Born and raised in the highlands of Kenya, Dr. David Bwambok was mesmerized by the healing powers in traditional medicinal plants often employed to treat villagers in place of modern pharmaceuticals. ...
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November
20,
2017
San Marcos, CA – Dr. Keith Trujillo, a California State University San Marcos psychology professor and director of the university’s Office for Training, Research & Education in the Sciences, has been ...
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November
03,
2017
Dr. Konane Martinez, who serves as chair of the Cal State San Marcos Anthropology Department, has been appointed to the California Office of Binational Border Health Advisory Group, a move that places...
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September
12,
2017
The National Symposium on Academic Palliative Care Education and Research is being held on campus in the USU on Sept. 28-29, 2017. This national event is the only gathering of its kind that provide...
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January
30,
2017
SAN MARCOS – California State University San Marcos psychology professor Keith Trujillo has been recognized with the prestigious 2017 Wang Family Excellence Award in the category of Social and Behavio...
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January
05,
2017
Dr. Arun Sethuraman is using the power of bioinformatics to unlock the secrets of life. “My interest is in looking at how we can use the power that we now have with computers and computer programmi...
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2016
August
28,
2016
The fall semester at Cal State San Marcos kicks off with nearly two dozen new faculty, several new programs, the grand opening of The Sports Center and the highest enrollment in campus history. Pre...
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August
16,
2016
Gerardo Dominguez, an associate professor of physics at Cal State San Marcos, is among the 2016 Class of Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC) Award winners, Great Minds in...
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August
05,
2016
It is a sure bet that Christina Holub will be ready if “Shark Tank” ever comes calling. Holub, recently hired as an assistant professor of public health at Cal State San Marcos, created a wellness-...
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July
20,
2016
John Eme is familiar with the misconceptions some people have about alligators and crocodiles. He had some himself. Eme, an adjunct faculty member in Cal State San Marcos’ biology department, ha...
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June
27,
2016
Patricia Stall, a California State University San Marcos faculty member since 2003, has been appointed director of CSUSM’s School of Education. Stall is a professor of secondary literacy in the Sch...
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June
13,
2016
Surfing might just be the closest thing a person can get to walking on water. Those who practice the sport—and rough estimates place the number at about 20 million worldwide—cite the adrenaline rush, ...
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April
27,
2016
California State University Chancellor White met with Cal State San Marcos faculty, staff and students on Monday, April 25, as part of his yearlong “Innovations in the Classroom” 23-campus tour. It wa...
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April
25,
2016
Dr. Rebeca Perren didn’t take the traditional path in becoming a professor of marketing at Cal State San Marcos. In fact, her primary motivation in leaving her native Panama was to pursue her passion ...
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April
18,
2016
Dr. Devan Romero is dedicating her career to improving the health of others. The Cal State San Marcos assistant professor of kinesiology has helped establish a wellness program at a local high scho...
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April
07,
2016
A new book by Cal State San Marcos Catherine Cucinella, assistant professor of literature and writing studies, asks readers to contemplate, recognize and understand the borders that make up our world—...
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March
29,
2016
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) will kick off the second annual What gives your life meaning? (WGYLM) campus campaign in April to raise awareness of the importance of articulating value...
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March
07,
2016
College students from the local area will soon have the opportunity to apply for research assistant positions in a wide variety of projects across the discipline of psychology in both animal and human...
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February
26,
2016
The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) to develop a program on American Indian digital media and culture. This is the first grant that ...
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February
01,
2016
When a group of California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) students started sending curriculum to a seven-student cohort in prisons throughout Southern California, they never thought their program...
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2015
October
22,
2015
Re-membering our Ancestors: Discovering Ourselves, an exhibit curated by California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Professor David Avalos, proclaims, with vivid colors and creative displays, ...
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October
16,
2015
Jocelyn Ahlers is not only trying to save the history of California’s indigenous people, she’s also hoping to help build their future. The Cal State San Marcos professor of linguistics and chair of...
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October
06,
2015
A first-generation college student who went on to earn her Ph.D. in zoology, Kimberly D’Anna-Hernandez, an assistant professor at Cal State San Marcos, is helping students from a myriad of backgrounds...
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September
02,
2015
Assistant Professor Badal Joshi is helping to mold the applied mathematics program at Cal State San Marcos. “I feel I can have a great impact on how the program evolves here,” said Joshi, who earne...
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August
28,
2015
Xuan Santos is paying it forward. Santos, who grew up in a struggling Los Angeles neighborhood overwhelmed with crime and poverty, earned a Ph.D. at UC Santa Barbara and is now a professor of socio...
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June
04,
2015
Given his druthers, Dr. Vassilis Dalakas would rather be playing professional basketball. But the noted consumer psychology and sports marketing expert found his calling as a college professor, and he...
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April
09,
2015
When Rafael Hernandez looks across the Cal State San Marcos campus, he sees a university steeped in diversity, a university not afraid to take chances, and a university that is actively trying to expa...
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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 ...
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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 Profe...
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March
11,
2015
The next time you see Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch fighting for an extra yard or two after being hit by an opposing linebacker, you may be watching more than a determined Pro Bowl star...
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