Articles tagged with 'CSTEM' | CSUSM

CSUSM NewsCenter (CSTEM)

2023
December
06,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kia-shaan Cleveland was in second grade when she returned home from school to find her belongings being packed in boxes and placed into her grandmother’s car with her siblings and dog in the backseat. A typical day quickly turned into one that would ...
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December
01,
2023
| 07:55 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ten Cal State San Marcos alumni recently published a research project with biological sciences professor Jane Kim. The manuscript “Massive contractions of Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2-associated CCTG tetranucleotide repeats occur via double strand break...
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November
07,
2023
| 10:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
Bridget Anderson always has bemoaned the fact that she wasn’t able to participate in her Cal State San Marcos commencement.After graduating from the university in December 2013, Anderson was scheduled to walk the following spring, but her husband’s m...
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October
26,
2023
| 14:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
The smallest beings in the marine world are a source of enormous fascination to Darcy Taniguchi. The plankton that she has devoted her career to researching consist of just a single cell, but the things that happen in that one cell enchant her. A par...
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October
24,
2023
| 14:54 PM America/Los_Angeles
Eagerly engaged students lined the walls of the Viasat Engineering Pavilion and University Hall on Sept. 14 and Oct. 16 to connect with Google representatives. The College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (CSTEM) partnered with Go...
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October
10,
2023
| 15:50 PM America/Los_Angeles
On a chilly afternoon last winter at Escondido High School, a group of students was playing with remote control cars.This wasn’t an idle, time-wasting activity, however. They weren’t going to get sent to the principal’s office.This was an organized s...
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September
22,
2023
| 10:23 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Yesenia Mora was about to graduate from high school, there was no question that she would attend Cal State San Marcos. Mora has been visiting campus from before she could even remember. Since she was 10 months old, she has accompanied her mother...
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September
18,
2023
| 10:48 AM America/Los_Angeles
The echoing sounds of gently pressed keyboard keys painted the blank walls of an empty California apartment where a bookshelf stood empty. Here, fragmented words and vulnerable thoughts bonded to form a hobby that would soon heal sorrows.After moving...
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September
12,
2023
| 09:17 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos biological studies professor Sergio Nigenda-Morales is the lead author of the paper “The genomic footprint of whaling and isolation in fin whale populations,” which was recently accepted for publication in the scientific journal ...
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September
11,
2023
| 13:58 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos graduate student Yesenia Mora has been selected as the campus’ recipient of the 2023 CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement, the California State University’s highest recognition of student accomplishment.Students are se...
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August
29,
2023
| 12:14 PM America/Los_Angeles
On Friday, Aug. 11, faculty, staff, industry partners and donors gathered in Science Hall 2 at Cal State San Marcos to celebrate the grand opening of the Quantum Design Teaching & Materials Discovery Laboratory.The grand opening kicked off with a hal...
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August
28,
2023
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is welcoming more than 16,000 students for the start of the fall semester, which begins Monday with the largest first-year class in university history.Fall enrollment is up 3% compared to last year, including a record 2,766 first...
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August
03,
2023
| 08:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos’ College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics invited 88 students to conduct research this summer as part of the Summer Scholars program. The 10-week program will conclude with the Summer Scholars Poster Showcase,...
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July
31,
2023
| 13:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
From a young age, Hamed Nademi’s family knew he was made to work with technology. At only 9, joy filled the third grader as he entered a classroom filled with devices – electronic devices that is, which were intertwined with twisting wires and circul...
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July
19,
2023
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Thomas Lyle Temple began searching for lab space to house his biotech startup, he wasn’t exactly enamored with his options.Temple toured private facilities in the region that failed to meet his expectations in myriad ways – whether the culprit w...
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July
18,
2023
| 07:49 AM America/Los_Angeles
Eager with anticipation, 19 high school students stepped foot onto Cal State San Marcos with hopes of meeting new friends, learning about a school they could one day call their home, and furthering an interest in science, technology, engineering, and...
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May
18,
2023
| 09:14 AM America/Los_Angeles
A team of students from Cal State San Marcos recently competed in the fourth Marine Energy Collegiate Competition (MECC), which endorses new marine energy ideas for capturing the power of the ocean.The CSUSM team of Thomas Handzel, Miguel Lopez, Fare...
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May
11,
2023
| 06:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
More than 4,200 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this academic year, including six standouts from the Class of 2023 who are receiving special recognition for their achievements.Honorees were nominated by faculty or staff an...
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May
09,
2023
| 14:03 PM America/Los_Angeles
Students and alumni fondly recount their time at Cal State San Marcos, and of those who have majored in mathematics, one common thread is shared: experiences with mathematics professor Dr. André Kündgen.For over 22 years, Kündgen has walked into his ...
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May
04,
2023
| 16:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
Two Cal State San Marcos students won awards at the 37th annual CSU Student Research Competition.The event was held April 28-29 at San Diego State University.Biological sciences student Jaeden Flury received first place in Session 7, Biological and A...
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May
04,
2023
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Biological sciences senior Serena Farrell has used every moment of her time at Cal State San Marcos to drive the department toward success with her research, be a voice for students in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics ...
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April
27,
2023
| 15:31 PM America/Los_Angeles
Each day, the Cal State San Marcos community adapts their behaviors and makes conscientious decisions to reverse human impacts on climate change, the carbon cycle and their ecological footprint. One of these efforts has been slow to gain momentum amo...
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April
24,
2023
| 11:56 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nahid Ebrahimi Majd  earned the 2022-23 Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching Innovation & Excellence for her work in curriculum development and student engagement. An associate professor of computer science, she constantly advocates that students s...
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April
24,
2023
| 11:18 AM America/Los_Angeles
Gilda Castellanos came to Cal State San Marcos as a member of the university’s women’s golf team, and her family thought she would one day play professionally because it’s been a passion of hers since she was 6. But during the pandemic, the team stop...
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April
19,
2023
| 12:32 PM America/Los_Angeles
Tori Green always made time to watch “American Idol” with her mother when she was a child, and she always had the dream of one day auditioning. Green has been singing since she was 4 years old, but her family figured it was just a phase. They soon re...
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April
11,
2023
| 16:49 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos physics professor Justin Perron led a California State University-wide effort that has resulted in a grant of more than $2.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy that will help develop a workforce capable of thriving in a q...
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April
05,
2023
| 12:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
Two Cal State San Marcos students have received a prestigious national scholarship that recognizes leadership potential in research science.Sebastian Aguero and Valeria Castellanos Rodriguez are the first students from CSUSM ever to be awarded a Barr...
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March
08,
2023
| 16:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
Two earnestly optimistic friends and colleagues reimagine the physics industry to be disciplines comprised of brilliant scientists, who are also inclusive and empathetic.  Caroline Caplan, a cosmochemist and Sara Belontz, an environmental geoscientis...
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February
28,
2023
| 11:31 AM America/Los_Angeles
Diana Llamas knows the importance of mental health. It’s one of the driving forces behind her desire to work as a researcher in the pharmaceutical industry.Llamas, a third-year biochemistry student at Cal State San Marcos, is getting a head start on ...
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February
13,
2023
| 10:23 AM America/Los_Angeles
Build and launch a rocket, view the surface of the sun, and discover how chemistry is better than magic.These are just a few of the more than 75 hands-on, interactive activities and demonstrations that will engage thousands of attendees at Super STEM...
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