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...]

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...]