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Career Fast Track: Preparing Graduates for the Job Next Door

By working with local industries, CSU campuses are ensuring their graduates are ready to enter careers and drive innovation in these regional sectors.
1-Jul-2020 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CSU Faculty Continue to Enhance Virtual Instruction

​​​On May 12, 2020, California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White shared information that would shape higher education across the state: To safeguard the health and safety of the CSU's 482,000 students, 53,000 employees and countless...
29-Jun-2020 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Steady Streams: Bringing Safe Water to California Communities

With a mix of research and outreach, the CSU is addressing one of California's greatest challenges by securing access to safe drinking water for some of the state's most vulnerable populations.
9-Jun-2020 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rigs to Reefs

Oil platforms along the coast of California are being taken offline. Research conducted by CSU faculty and students brings to light the value of these artificial reefs.
4-Jun-2020 5:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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60 Years of Educational Excellence: Filled with Pride

As the most diverse university in the United States, the CSU is deeply committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all students, faculty and staff. Our focus on diversity and inclusion is a year-round effort, but each June we join...
1-Jun-2020 5:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Remarkable Grads from the Class of 2020

This spring, the California State University​ will award degrees to more than 100,000 students who come from all walks of life. These students embody some of the characteristics that make the CSU’s student body so remarkable: resiliency,...
29-May-2020 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stepping into the Esports Field

As the burgeoning esports industry continues to explode, it opens new professional opportunities for graduates—from business and marketing to video production. Embracing this, the CSU has begun incorporating esports into student life and academics.
27-May-2020 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Learning to Cope, Finding Hope

CSU experts weigh in on how to cope with anxiety, disappointment and loss during COVID-19.
19-May-2020 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Earth Day 2020: The Human Element

​​​​​​​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...
20-Apr-2020 11:55 AM EDT

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8 Ways to Make 2020 Your Best Year Ever

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...
7-Jan-2020 4:05 AM EST

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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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