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...]

Marco Vasquez Holds Court During UCLA Law Fellowship Program

When California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) political science major Marco Vasquez began the UCLA Law Fellows Program he felt like an underdog; that was until an in-class assignment was passed out. The prestigious program was launched by UCLA’s School of Law Academic Outreach … [Read more...]

Miguel Rivera Shares Personal Tragedy, Teaches Youth to ‘Dream Big’

Miguel Rivera did not retain a lot of what was taught at the “Every 15 Minutes” event that he attended as a senior at Norwalk High School in 2009, but when he returned two years later he was far-better prepared. Such events takes place each year at high schools across the country. They … [Read more...]

Mock Trial Program Makes Case at Competition; Student Gabriella DiCaprio Wins ‘Top Regional Attorney’

A corrupt gambling commissioner was standing trial for taking a bribe from a shady casino owner looking to expand, and the verdict was in—the defendant was found “guilty!” California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) prosecutors had won their case, as well as the last of the four rounds … [Read more...]

CSUDH professors’ team among 5 teams honored with ‘Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics’

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) physics faculty Ken Ganezer, Jim Hill, and William Keig were among 1,377 researchers on five teams honored with the “Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics” on Nov. 8 for their study and findings regarding neutrino oscillation. The $3 … [Read more...]

Biochemistry student Jeshua Avila receives Phillips 66 scholarship

Jeshua Avila, a junior studying biochemistry at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), has received a $2,500 scholarship from Phillips 66, which will help him to continue research on a cell membrane protein called gramicidin. Avila’s interest in cellular research is, in part, a … [Read more...]

Giacomo Bono shares tips and challenges for ‘Making Grateful Kids’

On Christmas morning, as children hurriedly open their holiday gifts one after another, many will only pause long enough to display gratitude for the gifts they really want, as other presents only solicit a requisite smile or “thank you,” if any emotion at all. The authenticity of a child’s … [Read more...]

CSUDH launches Women in STEM Education program

Lilid Mendez, an 11th grader at Mervyn M. Dymally Sr. High School in South Los Angeles who is interested in pursuing a degree and “possibly” a future career in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) field is encouraged yet guarded about the changing gender roles in the … [Read more...]