A. Marco Turk Honored with award from Southern California Mediation Association


For perhaps the greatest legacy of his career—redesigning the Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (NCRP) as stand-alone undergraduate and master’s degree programs at California State University, Dominguez Hills—Avrum Marco Turk was honored with the Southern California Mediation … [Read more...]

President Willie J. Hagan, Students Honored by Millennium Momentum Foundation

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California State University, Dominguez Hills President Willie J. Hagan was honored with the Millennium Momentum Foundation (MMF) 2013 Ambassador of Education Award, and three students from the university were recognized with the foundation’s Best and Brightest Scholarship during the nonprofit’s 11th … [Read more...]

University Awarded Multimillion Federal Grant for School Leadership Initiative


California State University, Dominguez Hills has been awarded a multimillion dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement’s School Leadership Program (SLP). More than $13 million of first-year funding was awarded for fiscal year 2013 to 20 educational … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Awarded $800,000 NSF Grant to Support Math-Science Teacher Pipeline


California State University, Dominguez Hills has been awarded a third Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue its efforts to elevate the caliber of math and science teachers in local middle and high schools. This new $800,000 grant … [Read more...]

CSU Trustees’ Award Recipient John Bagnerise: Recapturing a Future Nearly Lost

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Just when many 21-year-old undergraduates are about to begin their last academic term, John Bagnerise was starting a much different sort of term—an 18-year-to-life sentence at Folsom State Prison. He spent the next 22 years incarcerated in some the toughest prisons in California for a crime for … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Awarded Inaugural STEM Advantage Scholarship-Internship-Mentorship Program

Twelve students majoring in computer science/computer technology with program emphases in areas such as homeland security and information security at California State University, Dominguez Hills are receiving close to $8,000 each for tuition, fees, and books for the year. STEM Advantage, a newly … [Read more...]

$249K National Science Foundation Grant to Send Students to Australia to Study Climate Change


California State University, Dominguez Hills associate professor of biology Terry McGlynn has been awarded a three-year $249,922 National Science Foundation (NSF) International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) grant to establish the Fire, Carbon, and Climate Change in Australia … [Read more...]

$200,000 from Keck Foundation Supports Unique Chemistry Lab Redesign


California State University, Dominguez Hills has received a $200,000 grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to support a unique chemistry lab model aimed at addressing barriers to the sciences for part-time, working students. For nontraditional students who work and/or commute long distances to … [Read more...]

McNair Scholars on the Mark for Doctoral Programs

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Earning a doctoral degree is a scholarly pursuit that may seem out of reach for many; however, the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program at California State University, Dominguez Hills is helping to make the advanced degree attainable. The program, funded by the U.S. Department … [Read more...]

Federal Minority Biomedical Research Support Program at CSUDH Renewed

Destinie Thompson (pictured here at the CSUDH MBRS computer lab) is working as a research assistant at LABioMed thanks to the MBRS RISE program

Kumar Tiger, a 21-year-old senior microbiology major, aspires to be biomedical scientist because he “saw the health disparities among people like me and my family and I was not satisfied with the solutions being provided.” He wants to play a part in finding solutions and proactively preventing … [Read more...]