Articles tagged with 'psychology' | CSUSM

CSUSM NewsCenter (psychology)

2022
November
28,
2022
| 15:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
Kim Pulvers was a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the University of Kansas in the early 2000s when she first encountered a statistic that floored her.Every year, almost half a million people die from the effects of cigarette smoking, which...
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May
11,
2022
| 11:27 AM America/Los_Angeles
Yo trabajo con mis manos para que tu puedas trabajar con tu mente.That’s the mantra that was drilled into the head of Krystal Alvarez-Hernandez by her father when she was a child. It translates to: I’ve always worked with my hands so that you can wor...
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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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January
31,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has received a grant of $1.3 million from a state agency to train students in research that will help them reduce tobacco-related disease in their communities.The four-year grant funded by the California Tobacco Related Disease R...
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2021
December
21,
2021
| 11:31 AM America/Los_Angeles
When he transferred to Cal State San Marcos from Grossmont College in August, John W. Edwards III had no idea what service learning was.Even when he was exposed to the concept early in his EDUC 364 course, he understood it mainly as a 20-hour require...
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November
19,
2021
| 15:56 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos psychology professor Daniel Berry has written a manuscript on the intersection of mindfulness meditation and interracial social interactions that has been published in the academic journal Social Psychological and Personality Sci...
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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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October
26,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos professor Bonnie Bade is part of a team of academic researchers who came together last year to study the effects of COVID-19 on the vulnerable population of farmworkers throughout the state.  The COVID-19 Farmworker Study (COFS) ...
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March
05,
2021
| 09:41 AM America/Los_Angeles
Donald Trump didn’t invent fake news, of course. False stories have been circulated as long as the written word has existed. Perhaps no person on the planet, however, is more responsible for the term “fake news” achieving worldwide ubiquity, with the...
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February
12,
2021
| 10:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Twenty-five years ago, Cal State San Marcos was a four-building campus full of bright-eyed optimists with individual paths but the common goal of making it a home of inclusion, a place for caring, a community of learning and inspiration.Sharon Hamill...
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2020
November
30,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A Cal State San Marcos professor is one of the experts behind new national research offering significant evidence that a new type of electronic cigarette is less damaging to health than traditional cigarettes. Dr. Kim Pulvers, a professor of psycholo...
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November
17,
2020
| 10:22 AM America/Los_Angeles
Joenetta Benjamin attended a Southern Baptist church while growing up in South Carolina.But seeing how elders in her church shunned a teenager who had been the victim of sexual assault led Benjamin to look for another outlet for her faith.Now, many y...
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October
27,
2020
| 12:54 PM America/Los_Angeles
Close your eyes for a moment and think about a scientist working on a life-saving vaccine or medical device. The image that pops into your head is more likely to be a white, middle-aged man working alone in a lab rather than someone who is Latinx or ...
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August
24,
2020
| 14:29 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos psychology professor Sharon Hamill is among 25 faculty and staff members being recognized by the California State University system with Faculty Innovation and Leadership Awards for their commitment to student success, particular...
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July
20,
2020
| 13:38 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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June
03,
2020
| 09:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
It’s hard to grasp the seemingly endless ways that the coronavirus pandemic can be damaging to people’s mental health.  Maybe you have a loved one who has suffered from, or even died from, COVID-19. Maybe you’re a front-line health worker and live...
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2019
October
14,
2019
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cal State San Marcos Psychology Department, in partnership with the CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care at CSUSM, will host the 17th annual Because I Care Community Resource Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the San Marcos Commu...
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August
15,
2019
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ashley Reyes didn’t have an opportunity to participate in Clear the Air when Cal State San Marcos became a smoke- and tobacco-free campus in fall 2017. She knew about the program, but had graduated a semester earlier. Ashley is making the most of ...
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April
29,
2019
| 12:34 PM America/Los_Angeles
Stephanie Trevino is as tough as an old patch of Texas leather, fitting being that she hails from San Antonio. She served two tours of duty in the Marines during wartime, one in Iraq for seven months in 2008 and one in Afghanistan for eight months th...
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February
18,
2019
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As the first in his family to attend college, Conner Whitten knows all too well the challenges faced by first-generation students. For Conner, those challenges not only included helping his parents understand the often complex, painstaking process...
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2018
October
25,
2018
| 13:58 PM America/Los_Angeles
Looking at Armando Zaragoza’s resumé, it is easy to understand his desire to become a university vice president of student affairs. “I just love interacting with students,” said Armando, who will graduate from Cal State San Marcos in May with a ba...
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October
04,
2018
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Music feeds the soul, as the saying goes. Sean Griser believes that now more than ever, especially since a music-based project he took on more than three years ago has transformed the course of his academic career at Cal State San Marcos.  Griser ...
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July
23,
2018
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Lexy Perez figured a rejection letter would eventually reach her email inbox when she applied for an internship with The Hollywood Reporter in 2016. She was sure one of the entertainment industry’s most esteemed publications would select someone w...
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2017
November
20,
2017
| 10:13 AM America/Los_Angeles
San Marcos, CA – Dr. Keith Trujillo, a California State University San Marcos psychology professor and director of the university’s Office for Training, Research & Education in the Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the...
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May
08,
2017
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Erica Alfaro will be easy to spot during Cal State San Marcos’ morning commencement ceremony on May 19. Just look for the cap that has “We did it Luisito! 2%” proudly displayed. Luisito refers to her 11-year-old son Luis. The 2 percent represen...
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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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April
13,
2017
| 11:38 AM America/Los_Angeles
Get ready for a tobacco-free environment. Cal State San Marcos, which already limits tobacco use to designated smoking areas, will become a completely smoke- and tobacco-free campus beginning in fall 2017. Electronic cigarettes will also be banned...
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February
01,
2017
| 08:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Psychology professor Keith Trujillo has spent his professional career opening doors to careers in scientific research for students from underrepresented communities across the country. Trujillo has trained scores of first-generation college studen...
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January
30,
2017
| 08:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
SAN MARCOS – California State University San Marcos psychology professor Keith Trujillo has been recognized with the prestigious 2017 Wang Family Excellence Award in the category of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Public Service. The California St...
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2016
December
05,
2016
| 09:37 AM America/Los_Angeles
Fawad Alizada doesn’t mince words when talking about the benefits of the Cal State San Marcos Faculty Mentoring Program. “The mentor program is a big reason why I am the first person in my family of 10 brothers and sisters to graduate from college...
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