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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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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assistant professor of history, is the recipient of the SHEAR Dissertation Prize, which is awarded to an exceptional unpublished...
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July
31,
2020
| 15:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Students in Cal State San Marcos’ Summer Scholars Program will virtually present their work during the Summer Scholars Showcase on Wednesday, Aug. 5 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Visit the Summer Scholars Showcase website for a complete list of presenters an...
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June
30,
2020
| 13:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
April Dawson came to Cal State San Marcos to study biotechnology. She left with a mission — and a viable method — to help feed the world. After earning a bachelor’s degree in biology from Idaho State University, Dawson saw the Master of Biotechnol...
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June
25,
2020
| 07:57 AM America/Los_Angeles
Businessman and philanthropist Jack Raymond was elected the Cal State San Marcos Foundation Board’s inaugural emeritus director during the group’s June 18 meeting to close the academic year. Raymond served three terms as an elected director of the...
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June
04,
2020
| 13:44 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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May
27,
2020
| 13:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Jackie Trischman knows what it’s like to contend with budget cuts in higher education. She has seen it multiple times in her 25 years as a faculty member at Cal State San Marcos. Finding solutions in those difficult times was part of her inspirati...
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May
11,
2020
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Thu Viet Snyder didn’t have an easy path to earning her degree in computer science Coming from Vietnam, she had to navigate a different culture and a new language. She had a passion for computers, but little background in computer science. And, pe...
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May
08,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly 4,700 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this academic year, including six standouts from the Class of 2020 who are receiving special recognition for their achievements. Honorees were nominated by faculty or staff a...
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April
24,
2020
| 11:38 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Dennis Zanesco was growing up in La Quinta just outside of Palm Springs, his father always preached to him to leave a room better than when he entered. So he decided to execute that concept on a larger scale, specifically on 306 acres. Zan...
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April
22,
2020
| 12:55 PM America/Los_Angeles
With Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis, Katherine Kantardjieff had to deliver the news of her impending departure to colleagues via Zoom. Kantardjieff could see the visible shock on the faces of fac...
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April
09,
2020
| 09:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Recognizing the growth of the college and the addition of numerous programs in its nine years of existence, Cal State San Marcos’ College of Science and Mathematics has been renamed the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, or...
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April
07,
2020
| 17:40 PM America/Los_Angeles
Regina Frasca has worked at Cal State San Marcos for 21 years. Now the director of the Office of Safety, Health and Sustainability, she has witnessed three major fires come dangerously close to campus. She has seen her team recover from earthquake...
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April
03,
2020
| 15:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
It seemed to happen a few times every week during Chloe Eackles’ four years as a member of the Cal State San Marcos women’s basketball team. Coach Renee Jimenez would inadvertently refer to Eackles as Quinn, the name of Jimenez’s daughter. “That h...
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March
09,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Since the coronavirus was first identified in China late last year, the pace of the pathogen’s spread has been dizzying and frightening.   As of Monday, more than 110,000 cases had been confirmed in more than 100 countries and territories around t...
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March
06,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon on Friday, March 20 to celebrate the grand opening of the university’s Viasat Engineering Pavilion. The pavilion is named in honor of the Carlsbad-based company that provided a $1.5 ...
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January
23,
2020
| 08:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Hosting the Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR) was an exhaustive process that took nearly two years of planning. But as a small group of conference organizers stood in Cal State San Marcos’ University Student Union ...
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January
23,
2020
| 08:14 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Amanda Melanese learned that John Warner would be speaking at Cal State San Marcos, the fourth-year chemistry student got on YouTube to view some of his past talks. “It was just amazing,” Melanese said. “I had my dad watch them, too. I was li...
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January
21,
2020
| 13:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
Rare is the provost who puts a relatively young university on the path toward adding more than a dozen new academic programs.  Rare is the faculty member who’s such an expert in his field that he has something named after him.  And rarest of al...
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January
13,
2020
| 16:21 PM America/Los_Angeles
A university professor’s career path is a winding labyrinth of research, teaching, grant writing and advising students of varying skillsets and interest levels. Carving time to sit down to write a textbook can sometimes be the most daunting task. ...
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2019
December
19,
2019
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos’ Department of Physics has been named a 2020 recipient of the American Physical Society (APS) award for Improving Undergraduate Physics Education. The University of Colorado-Boulder and the University of North Carolina-Chapel ...
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December
11,
2019
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Justin Perron grew up like a lot of Canadians – he was practically born wearing ice skates and had dreams of a career in the National Hockey League. Not much has changed. “I still think I’m making the NHL,” Perron quipped. Perron is still we...
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December
06,
2019
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When most college students earn a scholarship, the money goes toward helping offset the price of attending school. For David Falconer, it quite simply changed his life. “It means everything,” said Falconer, a Cal State San Marcos junior. “When ...
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October
28,
2019
| 15:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
A neuron is a cell in the central nervous system that transmits information to other cells. Luis Arrioja was sitting in his high school AP Psychology class at nearby Escondido High a few years ago when the lecture turned to neurons and their role ...
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October
17,
2019
| 11:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
The question has vexed astronomers for years: How do water and hydroxyl radicals, which have the same elements as water, surface on asteroids sluicing through space? A paper published Oct. 7 in the peer-reviewed scientific journal “Nature Astronomy” ...
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October
14,
2019
| 13:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Kevin Mendoza remembers his reaction when his robotics adviser at Oceanside High School casually said that Northrop Grumman was looking for students to apply for a STEM learning experience as part of a pilot phase for a new talent pipeline program an...
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October
04,
2019
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As the planet continues to face serious threats, perhaps the biggest question each of us faces is, “What can I do?” Cal State San Marcos student Michelle Kang asked herself that question. Kang, who is double majoring in kinesiology and mathematics...
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October
03,
2019
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Cal State San Marcos as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education for its master’s program in cybersecurity, thus placing CSUSM among an el...
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September
25,
2019
| 13:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
The California State University Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved the renaming of Cal State San Marcos’ Foundation Classroom Building as the Viasat Engineering Pavilion. The name change recognizes the $1.5 million gift from Viasat and several ...
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