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The Pollak Library will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the popular science fiction epic “Dune” this fall with a speaker series, an exhibition titled “Dune: From Print to Cinema and Beyond,” film screenings and a costume contest.
Thu, 27 Aug 2015
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The public administration major is one of 23 recipients of the 2015-16 CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement, awarded each year to those students who demonstrate superior academic performance, personal accomplishments, community service and financial need.
Alexandro Gradilla, chair and associate professor of Chicana and Chicano studies, will be featured in the Soul Rebel Radio show at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, on KPFK 90.7 FM.
University Police launches a campus outreach program called Encouraging a Positive and Interactive Community (EPIC).
ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
CSUF political science major Kelsey Brewer transitioned from non-voting to voting member of the CSU Board of Trustees at the July meeting of the 25-member body governing the nation's largest system of senior higher education.
Wed, 26 Aug 2015
In July, Geoffrey Lovelace, assistant professor of physics, learned the answer to a question he had pondered since childhood: What does Pluto look like?
Chole Gharios, along with fellow CSUF civil engineering student Jesus Velazquez, were chosen to participate in Student Days, an annual conference by the Construction Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
The University’s Veterans Resource Center (VRC) offers assistance to active and reserve military, veterans and dependents through a number of programs, workshops, services and events.
Class of 2003 CSUF grad Wes Wilcox (B.A. psychology) has been promoted to general manager of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks.
Nearly 1,900 students armed with luggage carts and suitcases moved into student housing for the 2015-16 academic year.
A $2.4 million federal grant is funding the High School Equivalency Program being administered by Cal State Fullerton to help migrant workers and their families.
A new program will offer families an educational experience working together for a healthier lifestyle, while providing practical, hands-on training for university students considering community health promotion careers.
President Mildred García discusses how the University has increased the six-year graduation to 61 percent, the highest such rate in CSUF history.
CSUF men’s soccer battled UC Berkeley to a 1-1 tie in an exhibition match Sunday.
The Dr. John D. Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center, a partnership between Cal State Fullerton and OC Parks, in July hosted “From Dinosaurs to People: Reliving Orange County’s Past.”
Cal State Fullerton's Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana is housing a number of new exhibits, which include artwork by CSUF alumni.
A roundup of news items spotlighting University accomplishments, including CSUF receiving the "Exemplary Higher Education Site" award from the Better Buildings Alliance Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign.
Cal State Fullerton's animation program got its beginnings in the mid-1990s, with a solid art foundation, emphasis on drawing skills and building partnerships with leaders in the animation industry.
Tue, 25 Aug 2015
Cal State Fullerton women’s soccer team is the reigning Big West Conference regular-season and tournament champion, having finished conference play unbeaten in 2014. CSUF also made its second consecutive NCAA Tournament first-round appearance.
Students are developing an electronic communication system to enable ALS patients to access the Internet and communicate via email, text document, chat or Skype using thoughts, facial expressions and head movements.
Biological science majors spent their summer exploring the ecological and environmental issues affecting ocean animal and plant life.
When they’re not learning, teaching or working, Cal State Fullerton students, faculty and staff need to unwind. Here are 10 local places popular with the CSUF community.
The Orange County Register highlighted five things to know about Cal State Fullerton this fall including the renovation of Pollak Library, and the Titan Student Union.
Cal State Fullerton continues to be among the nation's "Best Bang for the Buck" universities, according to Washington Monthly, which today released its annual rankings.
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
President Mildred García welcomed to CSUF 70 new members of the tenure-track faculty during convocation and at a dinner held in their honor.
Titans who call the residence halls their home away home for the 2015-16 academic year arrived on campus Thursday.
Fri, 21 Aug 2015
A pilot program that allows undergraduates to put a specific focus on their lower-division general education coursework proved so successful last year that the program is being expanded to include more students and more "pathways."
Thu, 20 Aug 2015
Faculty member Füreya Ünal headlines two performances at Clayes Performing Arts Center.
Can family business affinity groups — in which like members meet regularly to discuss matters of interest — make business leaders happier and more effective? That will be the topic of discussion during a Sept. 15 Cal State Fullerton Center for Family Business program.
Wed, 19 Aug 2015
Student investment teams practice the very skills they will use when they begin their careers in portfolio management and securities analysis. And the returns of their investments help support various campus programs.
This fall, Cal State Fullerton’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) offers a series of free, public musical performances and a lecture series focused on the history of American music.
Tue, 18 Aug 2015
Planning for a rewarding retirement is the focus of a free, public lecture series offered by Cal State Fullerton’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).
Cal State Fullerton's School of Nursing will hold a "White Coat Ceremony" for newly admitted students in the bachelor of science in nursing program. The ceremony acknowledges the students' nursing studies and the start of their clinical rotations.
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California State University student trustees Kelsey Brewer from Cal State Fullerton, and Maggie White from Cal State Stanislaus, discuss their role serving on the CSU Board of Trustees.
California State University announces that first-time freshmen, who applied and were provisionally admitted to attend a CSU campus this fall, will be allowed to start classes despite the cancellation in July of the California High School Exit Exam.
President Mildred García delivered her fourth CSUF Convocation address today in Meng Concert Hall. Her strong and positive message about what the University has achieved since implementing the Strategic Plan drew enthusiastic applause.
Erualdo Gonzalez, associate professor of Chicana and Chicano studies, is scheduled to be a panelist for KPCC's Aug. 19 live broadcast of "AirTalk" from Santa Ana, to give an academic's view of the cultural history of the city and downtown.
Cal State Fullerton's Center for Leadership and the Association of California Cities – Orange County have partnered to offer a series of "Bringing Learning to Work" sessions to association members.
Mon, 17 Aug 2015
Cal State Fullerton President Mildred García will address the campus community Monday, Aug. 17, during the University's annual convocation address.
Fri, 14 Aug 2015
Arizona Daily Star
Cal State Fullerton grad Stephen Buchmann's latest book is about flowers and how they act as lures for reproduction. He earned his bachelor's degree in biological science in 1974 and M.A. in biology in '75.
Wed, 12 Aug 2015
Nancy Segal, psychology professor and founding director of the Twin Studies Center, comments on fraternal "twinning."
Cal State Fullerton alum builds and sells custom fishing rods. Ben Dehnadi and the grand opening of his showroom for Low Down Custom Rods. Dehnadi, 37, has come a long way since he started crafting custom rods on his kitchen counter to stay busy after being laid off from his job in finance. Dehnadi graduated in 2004 from Cal State Fullerton with a degree in business.
Former Cal State Fullerton baseball coach Augie Garrido will be inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in January.
A new documentary — "Twinsters" — tells the story of how 25-year-old twins discovered one another, via the Internet. Psychology professor Nancy Segal shares some background about the making of the documentary in her blog for Psychology Today.
Shelley Jenkins of Radio-TV-Film discusses Jon Stewart's departure from the "Daily Show," just as the presidential election is taking off.
Nearly half of all enrolled CSU freshmen for this fall, will be required to participate in the system’s Early Start, a summer program for students who haven’t demonstrated they’re ready for college-level math or English courses.
The largest producer of teachers in California is the Cal State university system, which produces 50 percent of the state’s newly credentialed instructors. The good news for school districts is the tide in teacher candidates may be starting to turn, according Aimee Nelson, interim director of Cal State Fullerton's Center for Careers in Teaching.
Cal State Fullerton, for the second year in a row, took first place in Forbes’ #MyTopCollege social media campaign. Winners this year were selected in large-, mid-size- and small-school divisions. CSUF won in the large school division.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is offering a series of free, public lectures on various medical issues.
Free, public lectures on a variety of topics are among the offerings from Cal State Fullerton’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).
A new study by geologist Matthew E. Kirby and his students on climate change in the Mojave Desert and Southern California potentially signals a very wet winter this year.
Orange County Register
President's Scholar grad Cristian Bueno recalls her life-changing experiences in Project MISS and how a dedicated professor opened doors to her future long before she arrived at CSUF.
Mon, 10 Aug 2015
Dung Vu will lead Cal State Fullerton's Alumni Association Board of Directors for 2015-16.
Cal State Fullerton's Center for Successful Aging holds a two-day conference and expo, "Living Well in the Third and Fourth Age," Aug. 14-15. The event is open to the public.
Students and faculty collaborate on field research in one of the world’s few desert research facilties: The California State University’s Desert Studies Center in Zzyzx.
Wed, 05 Aug 2015
Hundreds of teachers came to Cal State Fullerton for the first-of-its-kind "Better Together: California Teachers Summit" to hear messages of resilience, persistence and, most of all, how to be inspiring and engaging in their classrooms.
Cal State Fullerton alumnus Darrell Jodoin has spent nearly a quarter century working behind the scenes to help make Disney Parks and Resorts the most magical place on Earth.
JoAnne Norton of the Family Business Consulting Group has been named interim Rick Muth Chair in Family Business for Cal State Fullerton's Mihaylo College of Business and Economics.
Connection | The College of Engineering and Computer Science
Engineering alumnus Enrique “Henry” Martinez credits CSUF for giving him the "basic education" that helped to propel his decades-long career integrating one of the most vital resources in society today: energy.
Geological sciences professor Diane Clemens-Knott and her students trekked across the Sierras this summer to study how the magma chemistry of the Sierra Nevada mountains changed over the entire Mesozoic Era — the age of the dinosaurs.
The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics will host a STEM — Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics — Summer Research Symposium Aug. 7 in Dan Black Hall and courtyard.
EdSource | edsource.org
About 15,000 California teachers and principals gave up one of their summer vacation days to talk among themselves Friday about a subject that, depending on how the school day is going, can excite, inspire, frustrate or irritate: the Common Core. Better Together brought together educators at 33 locations statewide to simultaneously share strategies, classroom victories and mistakes about the new academic standards in math and English language arts. The free event was organized by California State University, the Santa Cruz-based New Teacher Center and an association of the state’s independent private colleges and was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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