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Released: 20-Apr-2020 11:55 AM EDT
Earth Day 2020: The Human Element
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

​​​​​​​Fifty years ago, San José State University​ alumnus and Wisconsin senator Gaylord Nelson established the first Earth Day, which took place across the country on April 22. But what does Earth Day 2020 look like in the midst of a global pandemic? We asked Steve LaDochy, Ph.D., professor of geosciences and environment at Cal State LA, an expert in air pollution and climate, to reflect on the ways in which our human impact has become even more clear in recent weeks, and how it could inform our future actions.

Newswise: 8 Ways to Make 2020 Your Best Year Ever
Released: 7-Jan-2020 4:05 AM EST
8 Ways to Make 2020 Your Best Year Ever
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Here's a resolution we can all keep: Make 2020 the year you decide never to set a resolution again. Instead, consider following some of the sage advice about living wisely and well from CSU faculty experts in psychology, gerontology and palliative care. Here's how they say you can make the most of 2020 or any year.

Newswise: 5 Things You Might Not Know About Studying Online
Released: 17-Aug-2018 1:30 PM EDT
5 Things You Might Not Know About Studying Online
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

More than 118,000 CSU students are currently enrolled in at least one online class, yet misconceptions persist about online education. New to the idea? Here are five factors you might not know.

Newswise: 4 Things You Should Be Doing to Avoid Exercise Injuries
Released: 10-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT
4 Things You Should Be Doing to Avoid Exercise Injuries
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Dr. Pablo Costa, a leading researcher and assistant professor at CSU Fullerton, says these habits could avoid some of the most common sprains and strains.

Newswise: Is It Time to Put Down Your Phone?
Released: 2-May-2018 4:00 PM EDT
Is It Time to Put Down Your Phone?
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

San Francisco State professors say there’s a strong link between digital addiction — especially in the form of compulsive smartphone use — and anxiety and depression.

Newswise: “at Stanislaus State, We’re Training Our Students to Be Leaders in the Nursing Industry.”
Released: 29-Mar-2018 5:00 AM EDT
“at Stanislaus State, We’re Training Our Students to Be Leaders in the Nursing Industry.”
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Every day, James Bowles uses 15 years of military medical experience to lead Stanislaus State’s renowned nursing simulation program. In the process he’s helping to prepare hundreds of students to change health care as we know it.

Newswise: What You Don’t Know About Valley Fever Could Hurt You
Released: 6-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EST
What You Don’t Know About Valley Fever Could Hurt You
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

CSU Bakersfield microbiology professor Antje Lauer says the state is tracking toward an epidemic of the infectious lung disease.

Newswise: Money Can Make You Happier — If You Spend it Right
Released: 5-Mar-2018 7:05 PM EST
Money Can Make You Happier — If You Spend it Right
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Research by San Francisco State professor Ryan Howell says it’s what we buy that really matters to our well-being.

Newswise: Too Few Women and Native People in Entertainment, Say CSU Professors
Released: 1-Mar-2018 6:05 AM EST
Too Few Women and Native People in Entertainment, Say CSU Professors
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

When the 90th Academy Awards take place this Sunday, March 4, audiences will no doubt hear about not just the cinematic achievements of the past year but also the strides made in building more diversity in entertainment. And while there has been progress, two California State University professors in film studies say it's not nearly enough.

Newswise: Is Akkermansia the Next Hot Probiotic?
Released: 17-Jan-2018 5:00 PM EST
Is Akkermansia the Next Hot Probiotic?
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

A CSU Northridge microbial ecologist and his students are investigating a gut bacteria that may affect weight gain and obesity.

Newswise: Four Wine Trends to Look for in 2018
Released: 5-Jan-2018 5:00 AM EST
Four Wine Trends to Look for in 2018
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Viticulture and wine industry experts at the CSU share their predictions for one of the state’s biggest industries.

Newswise: The Most Stressful Time of the Year?
Released: 5-Dec-2017 5:00 AM EST
The Most Stressful Time of the Year?
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Out-of-town visitors, money worries, shopping, overeating: The holidays bring a host of stressors. CSU health professionals offer good advice for turning down the tension.

Newswise: Do You Know These 5 Ways to Protect Your Credit?
Released: 1-Dec-2017 5:00 AM EST
Do You Know These 5 Ways to Protect Your Credit?
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

As you start your holiday shopping, San Diego State cybersecurity expert Dr. Steven Andrés offers his best advice on safeguarding your money and your identity.

Newswise: San Diego State’s National Center for the Study of Children’s Literature: What Kids’ Books Say About Culture
Released: 20-Oct-2017 3:00 AM EDT
San Diego State’s National Center for the Study of Children’s Literature: What Kids’ Books Say About Culture
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

By looking at the books we create for young people, we can learn a lot about what we value, says center director Dr. Joseph Thomas.

Newswise: Rescuing Sex Trafficking Victims
Released: 9-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT
Rescuing Sex Trafficking Victims
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Children of the Night's president and founder is credited with rescuing more than 10,000 children from prostitution in the U.S.

Newswise: Want To Help A Loved One Coping With Cancer? Stay Positive
Released: 6-Oct-2017 5:00 AM EDT
Want To Help A Loved One Coping With Cancer? Stay Positive
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

San Diego State University Professor Dr. Wayne Beach explains how positive, frequent communication by family members can truly help cancer patients.

Newswise: Meeting the Needs of Every Student on Every Campus
Released: 4-Oct-2017 5:00 AM EDT
Meeting the Needs of Every Student on Every Campus
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Dr. Denise Bevly, a former public health worker and college athlete, is bringing compassion and energy to the CSU’s efforts to prevent hunger and homelessness from derailing students.

Newswise: Art at the Center of Everything
26-Apr-2017 6:00 AM EDT
Art at the Center of Everything
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

As chair of education at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Sonoma State alumna Sandra Jackson-Dumont wants more of us to see art and museums as not just exciting and relevant, but at the center of everything.

Newswise: Educating and Strengthening the Cybersecurity Workforce
Released: 6-Apr-2017 3:00 AM EDT
Educating and Strengthening the Cybersecurity Workforce
California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

As Americans become more dependent on modern technology, the demand to protect the nation's digital infrastructure will continue to grow. In an effort to produce career-ready cybersecurity professionals and to combat cybercrime nationwide, the California State University is creating unique educational opportunities for students and faculty members.


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