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Ellen J. Neufeldt Appointed President of California State University San Marcos

The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees has appointed Ellen J. Neufeldt, Ed.D., to serve as president of California State University San Marcos (CSUSM). Neufeldt currently serves as vice president of student engagement and enrollment...
20-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Framroze Virjee Appointed President of California State University, Fullerton

The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees has appointed Framroze “Fram" Virjee to serve as president of California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). Virjee has been serving as campus president under a term appointment since January...
20-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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California State University Campuses Rank Among Nation’s Best for Awarding Physics Degrees to Diverse Students

Several CSU campuses are recognized as being among the nation’s highest awarders of physics degrees by the American Physical Society(APS), especially to women and underrepresented minorities.
15-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Four CSU Leaders Honored as Woman of the Year by California Legislators

Four California State University leaders were honored as their respective district's Woman of the Year by various members of the California Legislature for their remarkable contributions to society.
6-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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CSU Student Mentors: Peer-to-Peer Power

Peer mentoring isn't new, but more California State University campuses are ramping up these programs as a way to meet students where they're at and give them individualized guidance. In fact, 17 CSU campuses expanded their peer mentoring programs...
20-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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CSU Aims to Increase Number of Women and Minorities in Astronomy and Physics

To help close the equity gap in physics and astronomy, the CSU has joined a state-wide network with the University of California (UC) and the California Community Colleges (CCC) for a program called Cal-Bridge.
13-Feb-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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CSU Campuses Receive $17M to Train Special Education Teachers

Seven CSU campuses received nearly $17 million from the United States Department of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) to prepare educators, school counselors and psychologists to work collaboratively to serve the unique needs of...
12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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CSU Says Goodbye to Single-Use Plastics

By 2023, the California State University's 23 campuses will be eliminating the use and sale of all single-use plastics including plastic straws, water bottles and bags.
7-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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5 Things You Might Not Know About Studying Online

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.
17-Aug-2018 1:30 PM EDT

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4 Things You Should Be Doing to Avoid Exercise Injuries

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.
10-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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Is It Time to Put Down Your Phone?

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.
2-May-2018 4:00 PM EDT

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“at Stanislaus State, We’re Training Our Students to Be Leaders in the Nursing Industry.”

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.
29-Mar-2018 5:00 AM EDT

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What You Don’t Know About Valley Fever Could Hurt You

CSU Bakersfield microbiology professor Antje Lauer says the state is tracking toward an epidemic of the infectious lung disease.
6-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EST

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Money Can Make You Happier — If You Spend it Right

Research by San Francisco State professor Ryan Howell says it’s what we buy that really matters to our well-being.
5-Mar-2018 7:05 PM EST

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Too Few Women and Native People in Entertainment, Say CSU Professors

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...
1-Mar-2018 6:05 AM EST

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Is Akkermansia the Next Hot Probiotic?

A CSU Northridge microbial ecologist and his students are investigating a gut bacteria that may affect weight gain and obesity.
17-Jan-2018 5:00 PM EST

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The California State University is the largest system of four-year higher education in the country, with 23 campuses, 50,800 faculty and staff and 484,000 students. Half of the CSU's students transfer from California community colleges. Created in 1960, the mission of the CSU is to provide high-quality, affordable education to meet the ever-changing needs of California. With its commitment to quality, opportunity, and student success, the CSU is renowned for superb teaching, innovative research and for producing job-ready graduates. Each year, the CSU awards more than 110,000 degrees. One in every 20 Americans holding a college degree is a graduate of the CSU and our alumni are 3.4 million strong.

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