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CSU STEM VISTA Helps Improve Graduation Rates Through Community Engagement

​STEM students at the CSU are reaping the benefits of service learning, thanks to the stellar members of the CSU STEM VISTA program. Service learning, as a high impact practice, increases students' chances of staying in school and graduating in a...
23-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


CSU Awards Grants to Support Student Well-Being

​​​The CSU Chancellor’s Office has awarded inaugural mini-grants to CSU faculty, staff and students in support of basic needs and student well-being. The funding will go toward identifying ways to connect students with available campus...
4-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


To the Ends of the Earth

Antarctica is among the best places in the world to see the effects of climate change in action. Meet four women of the CSU whose work is taking them here on an urgent quest to find solutions.
26-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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


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


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


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


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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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


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


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


“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


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


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


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


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, 54,000 faculty and staff and 481,000 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 3.7 million strong.


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