Articles tagged with 'Science' | CSUSM

CSUSM NewsCenter (Science)

2022
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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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
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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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
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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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
18,
2021
| 14:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
Marco Jacome had been working at Cal State San Marcos for a few months when he finally got to move into the recently completed Viasat Engineering Pavilion in December 2019.An instructional support technician for the engineering program, Jacome was ab...
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October
15,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Six CSUSM biology professors are among 78 CSU faculty members who received COVID-19 Research Recovery Microgrant Program awards from the California State University Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB).CSUPERB announced the a...
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October
05,
2021
| 08:53 AM America/Los_Angeles
Everyone arrives on campus at Cal State San Marcos having taken a unique journey to get here.Whether it’s a straight path or the road less traveled, every Cougar has their own set of challenges in getting to campus.And then there’s Ivan Gonzalez.As a...
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September
29,
2021
| 11:20 AM America/Los_Angeles
California State University San Marcos has received a grant of nearly $5 million from the U.S. Department of Education that it will use to further expand opportunities and equity for students in STEM fields.  The grant is funded at just under $1 mill...
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September
14,
2021
| 15:20 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos sociology professor Marisol Clark-Ibáñez is co-guest editor of a forthcoming national journal publication focused entirely on undocumented students.“College Access and Success for Undocumented Students” is a special edition of th...
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June
11,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Naturally a glass-half-full person, Arun Sethuraman is known to friends, family and colleagues as a source of happiness and a conduit of positive vibes.It’s not unusual to see Sethuraman smiling while teaching, sitting in on a meeting or simply walki...
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June
07,
2021
| 09:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
The electrical engineering program is among 17 teams from colleges and universities across the country selected to participate in the 2022 Marine Energy Collegiate Competition: Powering the Blue Economy.The competition, which is hosted by the U.S. De...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Growing up in San Marcos, David Gonzalez II had no plans to attend college. In fact, he dropped out of high school then left continuation school to work for his father’s landscaping business.But there was something missing in Gonzalez’s life. Maybe i...
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May
14,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Biology student Matthew Cope was selected as the recipient of the 2021 Dean’s Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award for the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.A first-generation college student, Cope participated in Bridge...
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May
13,
2021
| 11:35 AM America/Los_Angeles
Six years ago, two students from faraway nations met as part of the orientation day of the Office of Global Education at Cal State San Marcos.Khyati Kansagra hailed from Gujarat, a state on the western coast of India. Bayan Sairafi was from the Easte...
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March
29,
2021
| 08:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Robert Iafe received a prestigious award in 2018, he had no idea it would put Cal State San Marcos on the path to join a small but growing group of colleges and universities around the world dedicated to implementing the principles of green chem...
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March
26,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Gwendalyn Wulf visited the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park countless times with her grandmother as a child.So it was only natural that Wulf immediately called her grandmother a few months ago to share the news that she had landed a dr...
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February
22,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Robyn Araiza was an undergraduate student in the Literature and Writing Studies Department at Cal State San Marcos in the early 2000s.She wasn’t 100 percent sure on her career path, but she wanted to explore what the program touts as “the global lite...
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February
03,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has been selected as one of only 12 colleges and universities nationwide to receive an award from a Southern California foundation whose mission is supporting basic research in the chemistry and life sciences.  CSUSM received an ...
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February
02,
2021
| 13:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
The brightest ideas often occur in the classroom or lab. Great collaborations often happen on college campuses behind closed doors or at the café over a cup of coffee.The plan that earned a trio of Cal State San Marcos professors a recent grant was b...
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January
11,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A tinkerer by nature, Ryan Miller always had an interest in computers and technology — building home computers, playing video games, really any kind of problem-solving with a twist of science.His technical skills made Miller well-suited to an initial...
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2020
December
18,
2020
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
For 23 years, Eddie G. Utuk has proudly and faithfully served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps.He has defended his country in Iraq and Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, respecti...
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