Pianist Sean Chen Captivates Audience During Steinway by Starlight Concert

  Sean Chen, a charismatic and world-renowned pianist, captivated the audience during California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) annual Steinway by Starlight concert Feb. 2 with energetic renditions of pieces by such virtuosos as Leopold Godowsky, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and … [Read more...]

Art and Design Student David Kwock Honored for LA Opera’s ‘Salome’ Program Cover Design

David Kwock, an art and design major at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), was honored with 2nd place and a $2,000 prize for his program cover design for the LA Opera’s spring production of composer Richard Strauss’ opera, Salome. Kwock and students in art and design … [Read more...]

Ellie Zenhari Shares Thoughts About ‘Watts: Then and Now’ Exhibit and Project

Assistant Professor Ellie Zenhari shares her thoughts about the "Watts: Then and Now" exhibit and student project, photography, and her current project. Ellie Zenhari earned her MFA at Savannah College of Art and Design and has been with CSUDH in the Art & Design Department since 2012 … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Digital Media Arts Students’ PSA Played at LA Clippers Game

“Everybody Plays,” a public service announcement (PSA) produced by seniors in California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) Digital Media Arts (DMA) program, was played before thousands of basketball fans at the Jan. 8 Los Angeles Clippers versus Miami Heat game at the Staples Center. The … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills’ Praxis Studio Hosts First Youth Community Art Forum

After drawing the head on a sheet of paper, a high school student from Ranch Dominguez Preparatory School (RDPS) folds the paper to hide his drawing then passes to a classmate who draws the torso, who folds the piece again and then passes on to another who draws the legs. After repeating the process … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Master’s Student Scott Martin Named Rotary Peace Fellow

Scott Martin’s unique blend of talent, ambition, and compassion, and his desire to use those traits to help others, has earned him the 2017 Rotary Peace Fellowship and the opportunity to study in the Rotary Peace Centers program at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, where he will train … [Read more...]

International Leaders Discuss Negotiation, Conflict Resolution With CSU Dominguez Hills Students

J. Steven Rhodes, former U.S. ambassador to Zimbabwe, and Katherine Clerides, daughter of the late President Glafcos Clerides of Cyprus, were on campus last month as visiting scholars in the Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (NCRP) program. The leaders spent one to four days on … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Professor Gilah Hirsch’s Documents Archived in Smithsonian

In the early 1970s, Gilah Yelin Hirsch was an artist whose paintings were widely recognized, but it was a time when art by women was rarely in major museums and exhibits around the world. In 1971, to draw attention to the sexism in the art scene, particularly in Los Angeles, Hirsch … [Read more...]

CSUDH Receives $40k California Arts Council Grant to Develop Arts Program on Campus

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has received a $40,000 grant from the California Arts Council (CAC) as part of its 2016 Creative California Communities (CCC) program to establish the Big City Forum: Praxis Studio at CSUDH, a one-year extracurricular, cross-disciplinary arts and … [Read more...]

Hollywood by the Horns Provides a ‘Voice’ for Student Storytellers

Fearlessly stepping up to the microphone without notes and in front of a live audience, 15 California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) students and two alumni shared dramatic, funny, and tear-jerking personal stories from their lives during the Hollywood by the Horns 2nd Annual “Story Slam” … [Read more...]