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Reclaiming Summer Break

For some, summer is a welcome break in the academic cycle. For many CSU students, however, summer is the perfect time for career-enhancing internships, life-enhancing service opportunities or knowledge-expanding research projects. While this summer...
1-Sep-2020 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s Affirm CSU Bond Ratings Despite Higher Education Outlook

Thanks to prudent financial management, liquidity and strong demand for a California State University education, the CSU's systemwide bond ratings are stable.
20-Aug-2020 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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From Incarceration to Graduation

The CSU firmly believes that education can create alternatives to the justice system's revolving door policy. The university's commitment to offering options to those touched by incarceration is evident in programs such as Project Rebound, which is...
17-Aug-2020 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Making the Switch

As higher education pivots to online instruction, the CSU leads the way in exploring and implementing innovative new approaches to teaching, learning and engagement ... all with an eye on student success.
4-Aug-2020 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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CSU Receives Grant to Continue Residency Scholarship for Teachers in High-Need California Schools

​​​The California State University (CSU) received a $500,000 grant to continue its CSU Residency Year Service Scholarship Program. The scholarships will help to lessen student debt for aspiring teachers during these economically challenging...
28-Jul-2020 5:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hallowed Halls

Part of the CSU’s mission is “to advance and extend knowledge, learning and culture, especially throughout California.” And, as a statewide institution, its campus museums, galleries and library collections have a unique ability to fulfill...
20-Jul-2020 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Getting Ready for the Challenge

The CSU is preparing students to be effective and resilient crisis responders for the Golden State.
17-Jul-2020 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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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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