Water Wise & Life Friendly: Connie Vadheim Educates Community on Natives Plants

Connie Vadheim, adjunct professor of biology, with Ecology Club member Yajaira Bautista.

Following one of California’s driest winters, South Bay gardeners will need to make some choices about their thirsty rose bushes and tomato plants. The good news is that appropriate regional water-wise landscapes are not all cactus and rock gardens, according to Constance M. Vadheim, a CSU … [Read more...]

2015 Faculty Award Winner: Professor Nancy Erbe

Professor Nancy Erbe

Considering all that Nancy Erbe has done around the world as an educator and peace builder, it likely came as no surprise to her colleagues and students at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) when she was unable to accept the 2015 Presidential Outstanding Professor Award in … [Read more...]

2015 Faculty Award Winner: Professor Fahimeh Rezayat

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When Fahimeh Rezayat, professor of information systems and operations management at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), knows she has significantly influenced a student, she doesn’t rest on her laurels; she becomes inspired to work harder. Rezayat received the Lyle E. Gibson … [Read more...]

2015 Faculty Award Winner: Associate Professor Mekada Graham

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Mekada Graham brought a unique distinction with her to California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH): she is the first in her family to earn a college degree. How is that unique at CSUDH, where many among the campus community are from local underserved communities? The difference is she … [Read more...]

Book Signing, April 29: ‘Demonic to Divine: The Double Life of Shulamis Yelin’

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When Gilah Yelin Hirsch first read her mother’s 70 diaries and discovered the extent of the physical and psychological abuse she had endured from infancy to the age of 16, rather than loathing her, she felt “love, empathy and compassion for her mother,” the celebrated Canadian author Shulamis … [Read more...]

Faculty Highlights: April 2015

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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...]

2015 Faculty Awards honor excellence in teaching, research, and service

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Three California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) faculty members were honored for their excellence in teaching, outstanding achievement and the creative ways they engage students during the 2015 Annual Faculty Awards Reception on March 26. All three faculty and 40 of their colleagues were … [Read more...]

Terri Ares presented Clinical Nurse Specialist Educator of the Year Award

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Terri Ares, lecturer and Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) program adviser at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), means a lot to her students. Entrenched last fall while finishing their clinical hours, studying for final exams and preparing for graduation, her students somehow … [Read more...]

Faculty scholar Sharrell Luckett employs a ‘collective’ approach to teaching

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Sharrell D. Luckett, assistant professor of theatre at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), is helping her students in the Performance Studies and Arts Research Collective “harness their artistic ingenuity” while discovering their true selves through the study of … [Read more...]

Professor Larry Press chimes in on U.S.-Cuba digital relations

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Larry Press, a professor of information systems at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), is encouraged by the thawing of poor relations between the United States and Cuba. He has worked for years to understand and improve the state of the Internet in Cuba and is “hopeful that this … [Read more...]