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Steps Magazine: Fall / Winter 2011 Issue

In the Current IssueView the full issue with a full-screen "page flipper" effectFrontiers in ScienceAs part of a joint program with Cal State San Marcos and the University of California San Diego, nearly two dozen undergraduates spent their summer working in research laboratories conducting scientific studies that could have long-term significance in areas such as improving treatment options for osteoporosis patients to avoiding turbulence experienced during airplane flights.An Eye for Science & TechnologyWorking to increase seventh and eighth grade student readiness and interest in science and technology, Professor of Education Katherine Hayden and Professor of Computer Science Youwen Ouyang are starting at the front of the class with middle school science teachers through a collaborative project called iQUEST.Zipping the Competition in the BudEvery few minutes someone on a social media site like Twitter or Facebook is complaining about the frustrations of tangled headphones. The knotted, mangled mess became the inspiration for alumnus Erik Groset’s latest invention.Leave Your Mark: The Story of Helen Adams“Leave Your Mark” is a theme incorporated into freshman orientation at Cal State San Marcos. Students learn the many different ways they can leave their marks on CSUSM — through leadership, organizational involvement and community service. For Helen Adams the ability to leave her mark was what attracted her to the fledgling CSUSM Foundation Board.Download the complete issue as a printable PDF document (Large file, almost 60 MB)Need a printed copy?To request a printed copy of Steps Magazine, please email us at publicity@csusm.edu.