Articles tagged with 'Chemistry' | CSUSM

CSUSM NewsCenter (Chemistry)

2020
October
20,
2020
| 07:49 AM 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 pandemic, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Kn...
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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assistant professor of history, is the recipient of the SHEAR Dissertation Prize, which is awarded to an exceptional unpublished...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
18,
2020
| 09:51 AM America/Los_Angeles
Two professors in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Cal State San Marcos have received a grant of almost $1 million from the National Science Foundation that will support the retention and graduation of high-achieving...
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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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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
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
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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2018
August
28,
2018
| 11:55 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kambiz Hamadani, a Cal State San Marcos assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, is among 26 faculty members being recognized by the California State University system with Faculty Innovation and Leadership Awards for their commitment to st...
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February
09,
2018
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A gifted artist who grew up in Valley Center, James Oakley’s dreams of becoming an illustrator went by the wayside because industry dynamics were lacking in appeal. So he enrolled at Cal State San Marcos to explore other alternative careers. It tu...
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2017
December
07,
2017
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
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. He set out to find out why, earning a Ph.D. fro...
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May
23,
2017
| 15:04 PM America/Los_Angeles
“I enjoy instructing and molding the minds of our future generation because the students in the classroom today will be the researchers in the labs solving critical problems tomorrow.” – Dr. Robert Iafe Dr. Robert Iafe has the best of both worl...
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April
20,
2017
| 09:29 AM America/Los_Angeles
Angelica Rocha has had a lifelong passion for science. As a young girl, while many of her peers were reading Teen Magazine, Rocha was immersed in the science section of periodicals such as Newsweek. “Imagine my excitement when I grew up to lear...
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2016
November
07,
2016
| 07:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Denise Garcia can remember a time when she had to work to get faculty to participate in an open house for the North San Diego County Bridges to the Future Program. But, as a recent open house showed, those days are long in the past. Nearly two ...
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October
06,
2016
| 11:16 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos’ College of Science and Mathematics enjoyed great success with its first “STEM In Your Backyard: Vista Village” event in March. It proved so successful, in fact, that it has become a biannual event. The second annual STEM I...
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September
27,
2016
| 15:48 PM America/Los_Angeles
Frontiers in Science (FIS), a scientist speaker series, kicks off its fall series on Sept. 29 with a session featuring three Cal State San Marcos undergrads who did summer research with faculty in physics, biology and chemistry. FIS seminars explo...
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September
07,
2016
| 08:56 AM America/Los_Angeles
CSUSM offers a plethora of interesting fall courses, from examining the messaging and stereotypes in Disney culture to service learning in chemistry to the power of video games, there's something for everyone. ...
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2015
December
07,
2015
| 11:16 AM America/Los_Angeles
The brain is one of the most complex and magnificent organs in the human body. Neurosurgeons train for a minimum of 15 years—including four years of undergraduate study, four years of medical school and seven years in a residency program—to garner th...
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