Kenji Jones overcomes setback and loss to earn her master’s degree with honors

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After more than 20 years of putting the needs of her family before her college aspirations, Kenji Jones has earned her Master of Science in Marital and Family Therapy with honors from California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), despite the sorrow of losing four close family members just … [Read more...]

Occupational Therapy faculty, student interns improve mobility for stroke survivors

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After just four sessions working with Paul Penoliar, an occupational therapy specialist and clinical instructor at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), stroke survivor Tiufono Taliulu was able to return to Victoria Golf Course’s driving range to continue his rehabilitation while … [Read more...]

Students present research, nab award at psychology convention

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Sharpening their presentation skills while taking advantage of networking opportunities with peers and professors at prospective graduate schools, 23 California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) psychology students had the opportunity to present their in-depth research at the Western … [Read more...]

Male Success Alliance seeks votes to win $25K from State Farm


The CSUDH Male Success Alliance (MSA) program is one of 200 causes that has been selected—out of more than 3,800 submitted—to compete for a $25,000 grant from State Farm. The State Farm Neighborhood Assist program relies solely on the crowd-sourcing efforts each cause can generate to award the … [Read more...]

Class of 2015: a sampling of top graduates share goals, plans for the future


California State University, Dominguez Hills’ graduating Class of 2015 has a lot to offer. This is just a sample of the close to 4,000 graduates who will become the next generation of scientists, researchers, artists, experts and leaders in the workforce.   Cassandra Maddux, B.S., … [Read more...]

Ricardo Vargas, earth science major, is off to D.C. for HACU internship

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Ricardo Vargas, an earth science major at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), is eager to acquire new knowledge about the natural world, engage and network with peers, and explore the nation’s capital during the warm summer months as an intern in the National Science Foundation’s … [Read more...]

Commencement 2015: big on pomp, deep in circumstance

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Eagerly emerging from deep within the StubHub Center Tennis Stadium tunnel like teams about to compete in a sporting event, California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) Class of 2015 waved to throngs of family, friends, faculty and staff as they walked toward their seats amid rumbling … [Read more...]

CSUDH students help Charles Drew Saturday Science Academy strengthen STEM among under-represented youth

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Ten kindergarteners bounce up and down and cry out, “What are we going to plant? What are we going to plant?” as California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) biology major Jessica Munoz-Mora leads them to a small vegetable garden on the campus of Charles Drew University of Medicine and … [Read more...]

University Receives $3 Million for Higher Education Innovation


California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has been awarded a $3 million one-time infusion of state funds in recognition of its innovative efforts to reduce the average time to earn a degree and increase graduation rates among its students. The university was one of 14 California public … [Read more...]

‘STEM in Action’ conference at CSUDH stirs the imagination of K-12 students

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Scaling a rock wall to learn about human energy output, discovering why solar tubes float, and launching paper rockets to put Newton’s Law to the test are just a few of the learning activities that were offered to local school children during the first “STEM in Action: A Kid’s Conference” at … [Read more...]