Faculty Highlights, April 2017

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 Humanities Gilah Yelin … [Read more...]

‘STEM in Action: A Kids Conference’ Provides Inner-City Youth STEM Knowledge and Fun

California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) 3rd Annual “STEM in Action: A Kids Conference” on April 28 will provide close to 1,000 inner-city students the opportunity to participate in interactive science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) activities that will help inspire … [Read more...]

L.A. Activist and Businessman Danny Bakewell, Sr., to Receive CSU Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from CSU Dominguez Hills

Danny Bakewell, Sr., founder and chairman of The Bakewell Company, one of the largest African American commercial real estate development groups in the western United States, will receive a California State University honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from California State University, Dominguez … [Read more...]

CSUDH Professor, Students Explore Port of LA in Photography Exhibit

Students from California State University Dominguez Hills and their professor are featured in a two exhibitions, “LA Living Space: Photographs by Ellie Zenhari” and “We Will Be Heard: Work by CSUDH Students,” at Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro from April 23 to May 30 that explore the … [Read more...]

Alumna Sofia Pop Tunes in to Breaking News for KVEA-TV Telemundo 52

One moment she is fact checking a story online, seconds later she is sending reporters into the field, all the while she has one eye trained on her email, and an ear tuned into two police scanners for breaking news. It’s all in a hectic day’s work for Sofia Pop, assignment editor for KVEA-TV … [Read more...]

Alumni Become Educators during 4th Annual ‘Professor for a Day’

California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) 4th annual Professor for a Day on April 13 provided 29 alumni the opportunity to teach college-level courses and impart to students their knowledge, insights, and advice, while also providing students a glimpse at opportunities available to them … [Read more...]

Kathryn Theiss Studies the Effect of Climate Change on the Evolution of Plants

Earth’s biodiversity has been profoundly shaped by global climate change for eons, and researchers expect the current ongoing and rapid changes to have as great an effect, especially on the evolution of plants, says Kathryn Theiss, assistant professor of biology at California State University, … [Read more...]

’60 Minutes’ Taps CSU Dominguez Hills Professors’ Expertise on Smartphone Behavior, Anxiety

Anderson Cooper, television personality and correspondent for “60 Minutes,” the nation’s longest-running television newsmagazine, visited California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) to interview communications professor Nancy Cheever and psychology professor Larry Rosen for a story about … [Read more...]

2017 Community Engagement Symposium Showcases Faculty-Influenced Student Research

California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) Center for Service Learning, Internships and Civic Engagement (SLICE) celebrated the innovative community engagement ideas and approaches of students, faculty, and community partners during the fourth annual Community Engagement … [Read more...]

Michael Spagna Named Provost, VP for Academic Affairs at CSU Dominguez Hills

Following a national search, Willie J. Hagan, president of California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), has appointed Michael E. Spagna as provost and vice president for academic affairs effective July 1, 2017. Since 2008, Spagna has been dean of the Michael D. Eisner College of … [Read more...]