CSU Dominguez Hills and Partners Receive NSF Computer Science Grants totalling $2.5 million

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) is a partner campus on three National Science Foundation (NSF) grants totaling $2.5 million to continue its success in increasing the number of Hispanic and other underserved students studying computer science. The lead grant is a five-year, $2 … [Read more...]

Susan Needham Named finalist for Civically Engaged Faculty Award

Anthropology Professor Susan Needham was a finalist for the Campus Compact’s 2016 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award for her passion in involving her students in research and relationships that greatly benefit the communities that California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) … [Read more...]

Professor Ashish Sinha’s Research of Longest Record of Asian Monsoon Leads to Discovery of What Ends Ice Ages

Professor Ashish Sinha and a team of international researchers used their analysis of stalagmites recovered from a cave deep in central China to not only map over 640,000 years of history of the Asian Monsoon—the longest and most accurate record to date—but also change the understanding of how ice … [Read more...]

Physics Professor John Price Receives Fourth DOE Grant to Continue Proton Research

John Price, professor of physics at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has received a three-year, $235,000 grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) for his ongoing experimental nuclear physics program in proton research: “Photo- and Electroproduction of Multiply-Strange Hyperons … [Read more...]

CSUDH Biology Students Wrap Up Biodiversity Research in Australia

Alexandra Gutierrez didn’t think twice before giving up her apartment in Wilmington to travel to “beautiful” Australia. After all, how could the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) biology student resist trudging through rain and mud, and climbing steep hills in the summer heat to … [Read more...]

Psychology and Anthropology Students Garner Top Honors at WPA Convention

Three California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) psychology students and their faculty mentors were awarded 1st Place during the International Honors Society in Psychology (Psi Chi) poster session at the Western Psychological Association (WPA) Convention in May 2016. The winning … [Read more...]

A Toro Family: Manuela Aguilar, Political Science Major, Remains to Finish Degree as Daughters Graduate with Class of 2016

Jasmine Saldivar sat in the Loker Student Union eating and talking with a fellow Toro, until she was interrupted by a classmate who asked, “Is this your sister?” “Um, no, this is my mom,” said Jasmine, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from California State University, … [Read more...]

Keisha Paxton Honored with ‘2016 Presidential Outstanding Professor Award’

With an engaging personality that enables her to “work effectively” with “anyone,” and an innate talent for nurturing students as fellow researchers, Keisha Paxton, professor of psychology and director of California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) Faculty Development Center (FDC), was … [Read more...]

Chem/BioChem Students Expand Horizons with Conferences, Outreach Events

Students from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry were busy during the month of April with more than just class work, including presenting at an academic conference and hosting outreach events to promote high school student interest in chemical sciences and STEM. Below are the … [Read more...]

CSUDH’s Model UN Delegation Wins Big at WestMUN

After five years as a member of California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) award-winning Western Model United Nations (WestMUN) delegation, Arnaud Lukombo has been nominated the prestigious position of secretary-general for the 2017 WestMUN conference. Lukombo’s nomination came during … [Read more...]