Articles tagged with 'CSTEM' | CSUSM

CSUSM NewsCenter (CSTEM)

2022
September
28,
2022
| 11:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Johnathan Rodney remembers the moment he failed a test in his precalculus class during his first semester of college. He thought the only way to tell if he was cut out to be in college was to put everything into his next test. If he failed again, he ...
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September
28,
2022
| 07:49 AM America/Los_Angeles
The College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (CSTEM) partnered with University Advancement, Student Affairs, and Community Relations & University Engagement to sponsor and support the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) Fo...
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September
26,
2022
| 10:40 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos physics professor Gerardo Dominguez has received a three-year, $1.2 million grant from NASA through which he has joined a nationwide team of scientists that will analyze samples from a mission to a near-Earth asteroid and try to ...
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September
16,
2022
| 08:44 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has been awarded a nearly $3 million, five-year grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to invest in its newest education pillar, the COMPASS training program. COMPASS, which stands for Creating Oppor...
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September
14,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos student Johnathan Rodney has been selected as the campus’ recipient of the 2022 Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement, the California State University’s highest recognition of student accomplishment.  Students are selected ...
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September
12,
2022
| 09:41 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ed Price pursued physics as a discipline because he views science and technology as a beautiful way to better understand the world around us.Price also believes that kind of knowledge should be available to everyone, not just people – like him – who ...
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September
07,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
As a professor of biological sciences at Cal State San Marcos, Carlos Luna Lopez occasionally is approached by representatives of the scores of biotech companies in the region, seeking his scientific expertise. Last fall, a biotech startup came to hi...
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September
02,
2022
| 09:33 AM America/Los_Angeles
It was back in May that Americans, still weary from the seemingly never-ending fight against COVID-19, began to hear about another contagious virus called monkeypox.  Monkeypox, of course, has not spread with anything close to the speed or ferocity o...
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August
31,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Roberto Cano and Edgar Salazar are about to launch a business that has the potential to transform scientific research in Mexico with one simple goal: making it more affordable.Cano and Salazar are developing a Tijuana-based company, SinerLab, that wi...
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August
30,
2022
| 11:48 AM America/Los_Angeles
It’s easy to understand Cal State San Marcos softball coach Stef Ewing’s excitement about having Gianna Lombardi on the team.Lombardi adeptly switches positions without skipping a beat, able to start at catcher in the opening game of a doubleheader b...
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August
29,
2022
| 12:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is welcoming new and returning students to the start of the fall semester, which began Monday with what is expected to be the largest first-time freshman class in university history. For the first time since the pandemic began, t...
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August
16,
2022
| 11:53 AM America/Los_Angeles
Even though she was armed with a bachelor’s degree, when Ciara Sanders began a master’s program in biological sciences at Cal State San Marcos in 2020, she was accompanied by the same nagging questions that afflict many underrepresented students in S...
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August
08,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
In 2019, Christopher Do saw the trajectory of his career transformed when he switched his major to computer science and joined a program that links STEM students to industry mentors.Less than two years later, Do reconnected with Cal State San Marcos ...
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August
02,
2022
| 14:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos welcomed 73 students on its campus this summer to conduct research as part of the Summer Scholars program, hosted by the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (CSTEM).  The 10-week program concludes with the...
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August
01,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Diego Sustaita, a biological sciences professor at Cal State San Marcos, has received one of the most prestigious awards available to researchers who are early in their career.  Sustaita has won an Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the Nat...
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May
05,
2022
| 08:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
More than 4,400 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this academic year, including six standouts from the Class of 2022 who are receiving special recognition for their achievements.Honorees were nominated by faculty or staff an...
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April
27,
2022
| 13:33 PM America/Los_Angeles
Madison Wagner has always had a natural curiosity about the world. She affectionately refers to her rural upbringing in the agricultural community of nearby Valley Center as “growing up in the dirt.” It was where she explored ponds and streams when s...
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April
25,
2022
| 12:35 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has announced the appointment of Dr. Jackie Trischman as the permanent dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (CSTEM). Trischman has served as the interim dean since July 1, 2020.“Dr. Trischman h...
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April
13,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Growing up, Clarissa Garcia’s parents worked multiple jobs and long hours. Garcia spent a lot of the time at her grandparents’ house while her parents worked to support the family.To pass the time, Garcia’s grandmother, Antonia, introduced her to at-...
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March
28,
2022
| 08:24 AM America/Los_Angeles
Growing up, Luis Hernandez had little money, even less privilege and zero examples in his immediate circle of a college degree or a career skill beyond self-motivation and hard work.But he had parents who instilled perseverance, gratefulness and the ...
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March
15,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Misael Diaz, an assistant professor of Art, Media and Design at Cal State San Marcos, has been named a winner of one of the most prestigious awards that artists can receive in San Diego. Diaz is one of four recipients of the 2022 San Diego Art Prize,...
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March
07,
2022
| 09:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon on Friday, March 11, to celebrate the opening of the university’s Viasat Engineering Pavilion.The pavilion is named in honor of the Carlsbad-based company that provided a $1.5 million g...
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February
21,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Build and launch a rocket, view the surface of the sun, or discover how chemistry is better than magic.  These are just a few of the more than 60 hands-on, interactive activities and demonstrations that will engage thousands of attendees on Saturday,...
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February
14,
2022
| 12:26 PM America/Los_Angeles
When a new pathogen called the coronavirus first began to take root in America in early March of 2020, we turned for answers – and some comfort – to Cal State San Marcos immunologist Bianca Mothé, who (with her biological sciences colleague James Jan...
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2021
December
13,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Sally Ride inspired a generation and beyond to pursue one’s dreams no matter the obstacles.The first American woman and youngest American in space, Ride made her journey into history on June 18, 1983 as a crew member aboard the space shuttle Challeng...
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November
18,
2021
| 09:39 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Student Poster Showcase annually promotes the success of student research and creativity at Cal State San Marcos, and the fall 2021 event was no exception. The event, held Nov. 9 outside of the University Student Union, provided a valuable learni...
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November
15,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Having grown up in Korea, Michelle Kang set out to make the most of her college experience upon her arrival at Cal State San Marcos.She began as a kinesiology major, hoping to work as a trainer or physical education teacher.She got involved on campus...
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October
29,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The fall Student Poster Showcase, which promotes student research and creative activity accomplishments, will be held from noon-1 p.m. on Nov. 9 in Forum Plaza.The event is free and open to the public, but attendees are asked to register in advance.T...
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October
27,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
James Oakley woke up on Oct. 6 figuring it would be like most mornings when he needed to prepare for the weekly group meeting he attends with his fellow Princeton University graduate students who are members of chemistry professor David MacMillan’s l...
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October
26,
2021
| 11:11 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos biology professor Elinne Becket has been selected to receive an award from a state organization recognizing up-and-coming professionals in the life science industry. Becket is one of 10 winners of the sixth annual Life Science Ca...
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