Articles tagged with 'science' | CSUSM

CSUSM NewsCenter (science)

2021
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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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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November
30,
2020
| 17:14 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Cal State San Marcos student chapter of the American Chemical Society officially began just four years ago.That inaugural group was so impressive that it earned a student chapter honorable mention award from the ACS, which is a nationwide network...
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November
16,
2020
| 10:27 AM America/Los_Angeles
These are the seven CSUSM students who are representing the university this school year as part of the STEAM Ambassadors program.  Leah Amparan, School of Education teaching credential student Amy Brunolli, School of Education teaching credential...
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November
10,
2020
| 11:36 AM America/Los_Angeles
For Sinem Siyahhan, change is an opportunity to challenge ourselves to reach new heights.When the associate professor of educational technology and learning sciences came to Cal State San Marcos in 2014, she set out to change the way her students app...
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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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October
21,
2020
| 08:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dr. Reza Kamali, associate professor of electrical engineering, and Dr. Ricardo D. Fierro, associate dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, received a $107,432 supplemental award for the Hispanic-Serving Institutions...
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October
05,
2020
| 08:21 AM America/Los_Angeles
It has been an exciting start to the fall semester for Cal State San Marcos’ Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a student organization advised by software engineering professor Simon Fan.The group received a $10,700 donation fr...
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July
31,
2020
| 15:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Students in Cal State San Marcos’ Summer Scholars Program will virtually present their work during the Summer Scholars Showcase on Wednesday, Aug. 5 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m.Visit the Summer Scholars Showcase website for a complete list of presenters and in...
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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 inspiration f...
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May
11,
2020
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Thu Viet Snyder didn’t have an easy path to earning her degree in computer scienceComing from Vietnam, she had to navigate a different culture and a new language. She had a passion for computers, but little background in computer science. And, perhap...
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May
08,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly 4,700 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this academic year, including six standouts from the Class of 2020 who are receiving special recognition for their achievements.Honorees were nominated by faculty or staff and e...
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May
05,
2020
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Last summer, Temet McMichael began a two-year post-doctoral fellowship as an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  If the job title sounds fascinating, so does the work. Known colloquially as “d...
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April
22,
2020
| 12:55 PM America/Los_Angeles
With Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis, Katherine Kantardjieff had to deliver the news of her impending departure to colleagues via Zoom.Kantardjieff could see the visible shock on the faces of faculty...
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April
09,
2020
| 09:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Recognizing the growth of the college and the addition of numerous programs in its nine years of existence, Cal State San Marcos’ College of Science and Mathematics has been renamed the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, or...
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January
23,
2020
| 08:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Hosting the Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR) was an exhaustive process that took nearly two years of planning.But as a small group of conference organizers stood in Cal State San Marcos’ University Student Union Ball...
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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 like, ...
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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.Cal ...
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2019
December
19,
2019
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos’ Department of Physics has been named a 2020 recipient of the American Physical Society (APS) award for Improving Undergraduate Physics Education.The University of Colorado-Boulder and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill...
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December
09,
2019
| 09:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
As a high school kid in Orange County, Sean Hernandez certainly didn’t lack for academic role models.  His mother is a high school calculus teacher. He has three older sisters, all of whom went to college. One of the three even graduated from Stan...
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December
06,
2019
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When most college students earn a scholarship, the money goes toward helping offset the price of attending school.For David Falconer, it quite simply changed his life.“It means everything,” said Falconer, a Cal State San Marcos junior. “When I got th...
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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 as c...
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