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...]

Hamoud Salhi joins Algerian parliamentarians to discuss national reconciliation

Hamoud Salhi, associate dean in the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), joined Algerian leaders for a panel discussion on Sept. 29 during a conference celebrating the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the national reconciliation … [Read more...]

Professor Terry McGlynn and students discover ‘thieving ants’ are specialized

A professional, an expert—no matter what title one assigns a member of the most specialized group in an Ectatomma ruidum ant colony – a “Jack of all trades” should definitely not be one of them. In fact, a “cunning thief” might be the most fitting, according to Terry McGlynn, professor of biology … [Read more...]

Smartphones vs. Sleep: CSUDH psychology professors’ study takes a look

Do smartphones make people smarter? When considering how they affect people’s sleep, the answer is no, according to Larry Rosen, professor of psychology at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). Rosen and fellow CSUDH psychology professor Mark Carrier, along with three graduate … [Read more...]

Andre Green navigates campus with a little help from ‘man’s best friend’

“Are we going? Are we going? Are we going?” That’s what California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) graduate student Andre Green believes his new 2-year-old guide dog Heath is expressing each time they get ready to leave their home in Los Angeles to travel to campus, or to go on an … [Read more...]

Three CSUDH students chosen as recipients of the 2015 Edison STEM Scholarship

Caifornia State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) computer science majors Dominique Dalanni and Gary Walker join chemistry major Alice Heng as recipients of the 2015 Edison STEM Scholarship, which helps low-income students and women studying in STEM (science, technology, engineering and … [Read more...]

Dominique Dalanni receives CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement

With more than two years of sobriety behind her, and with a little help from the CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) computer science major Dominique Dalanni looks forward to continuing her successful college education, and … [Read more...]