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Celebrating Latinx Culture and Academic Excellence

The CSU is committed to being a leader in elevating the education and lives of students within the Latinx community.
18-Sep-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Is College Worth It? Three Reasons Why the CSU Isn't Something to Sleep On

With more than 4,000 degree programs, the California State University offers abundant opportunities to discover your life's purpose, learn a new skill or move up in your career.
28-Aug-2023 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Developing an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

The CSU is strengthening its systemwide network of support for budding businesspeople, enabling faculty and staff to share best practices for supporting students and creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem.
21-Aug-2023 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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AI for Social Good: Equipping the Next Generation of AI Innovators

Students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds explore the pros and cons of artificial intelligence through the lens of social issues in their communities.
14-Aug-2023 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Valor in the Community

Members of California State University Police Departments are commended for heroism and lifesaving efforts.
7-Aug-2023 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New CSU Transfer Planner Allows Eligible Students to Enroll in CSU’s Dual Admission Program

Online portal connects community college students to CSU campus of choice for early support on their transfer journey.
1-Aug-2023 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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CSU Alumni Find Success After College

Join us as we check in with two alumni whose connection to the CSU is intrinsic to their success.
10-Jul-2023 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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CSU CREATE Awards Support Faculty in Advancing Student Success

Seven equity-minded faculty team proposals were selected to receive funding for the 2023-24 academic year.
27-Jun-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lifting Up California Communities

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, some of the CSU's Latinx university leaders reflect on their journey and inspiration.
20-Sep-2022 6:05 PM EDT

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Searching for Peace in Uncertainty

30-Aug-2021 2:00 PM EDT

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Creating Critical News Consumers

​​In times of political and societal turmoil, misinformation abounds. From deepfakes to viral conspiracy theories, how do we trust the media we consume is truthful? Education may be the best defense in creating critical information consumers in...
19-Oct-2020 12:25 PM EDT

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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