CSU Dominguez Hills Archives Department Puts Historical Long Beach Fire Department Photos Online

Long Beach Fire Department, 1917

Thousands of historical images depicting 70 years of the Long Beach Fire Department, beginning in 1898, are now accessible online through the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Department of Archives and Special Collections’ website at … [Read more...]

Professor Needham Shines Light on Cambodian Shadow Puppetry

Students learn to create designs in leather.

Despite its name, shadow puppetry glows from a spiritually whimsical manipulation of light; although there was a time when an unfathomable darkness nearly wiped the little-known art form out of existence. From 1976 to 1979, nearly 90 percent of the artists in Cambodia, where shadow puppetry was … [Read more...]

Faculty Highlights: October 2014

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Our faculty members participate in conferences around the world, conduct groundbreaking research, and publish books and journal papers that contribute to their field and highlight their expertise. We feature those accomplishments and more in this section.   College of Arts and … [Read more...]

Kaiser Internship Offers Kinesiology Students Unique Experience

Nicole Chambers

Nicole Chambers and Wendy Barrios, seniors studying kinesiology at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), will have a significant advantage when applying for post-graduate healthcare programs, and invaluable work experience that is often hard to acquire at the undergraduate … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Named Among Top Universities Granting Degrees to Minorities

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California State University, Dominguez Hills is among the nation’s top 100 universities granting undergraduate and graduate degrees to minority students, according to Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. In the magazine’s “Top 100 Degree Producers” report published this month, CSU Dominguez Hills … [Read more...]

‘Vision Tree’ Project Enables CSUDH Alumnus, Students to Help Military Veterans

Eric, a military veteran, shares his "Vision Tree'

Eric, a U.S. military veteran, hangs his cat’s rescue animal tag on his miniature, three-dimensional tree along with several oranges. The items may seem a bit random, but they are significant to Eric. His cat is his best friend and provides him much-needed emotional support, while the oranges … [Read more...]

Library Hosts Talk on Upton Sinclair’s 1934 EPIC Race for Governor

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In conjunction with the November 2014 elections and an ongoing exhibition on campus, “Citizen Sinclair: Upton Sinclair--American Provocateur,” the University Library at California State University, Dominguez Hills presents author and journalist Greg Mitchell discussing muckraker Upton Sinclair’s … [Read more...]

St. James, Melissa

Melissa St. James

Melissa St. James, Ph.D. Title: Associate Professor Department: Management and Marketing Areas of Expertise Advertising, Branding and Marketing, Marketing, Travel, Tourism, Wine Marketing and Tourism, Celebrity Endorsements. Professional Background Melissa St. James has taught at the … [Read more...]

Wilson, Karen

Karen Wilson, Ph.D. Title: Professor Department: Psychology Areas of Expertise Child Development, Children’s Issues, Psychology, Neuropsychological assessment, Developmental disorders. Professional Background Dr. Wilson is a clinical neuropsychologist, a specialized discipline of psychology … [Read more...]

McCurn, Alexis

Alexis McCurn, Ph.D. Title: Assistant Professor Department: Sociology Areas of Expertise Sociology, Diversity, Women’s Issues, Black Communities, Race and Ethnic Relations, Inequality, Intersections of Gender, Race, and Class, Urban Sociology, Qualitative Research Methods Professional … [Read more...]