Students present research, nab award at psychology convention

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Sharpening their presentation skills while taking advantage of networking opportunities with peers and professors at prospective graduate schools, 23 California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) psychology students had the opportunity to present their in-depth research at the Western … [Read more...]

Ricardo Vargas, earth science major, is off to D.C. for HACU internship

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Ricardo Vargas, an earth science major at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), is eager to acquire new knowledge about the natural world, engage and network with peers, and explore the nation’s capital during the warm summer months as an intern in the National Science Foundation’s … [Read more...]

CSUDH Biology Major Wins at CSU Student Research Competition

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California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) biology major Ashley Potter took home second place at the CSU Student Research Competition that occurred May 1 and 2 at CSU San Bernardino. The Long Beach resident won for her presentation on “Bleaching and its Effect on the Competitive … [Read more...]

3 CSUDH chemistry students share their research at ACS conference

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Three California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) chemistry students had the opportunity to not only present their own research, but view poster and verbal research presentations by their peers during the 33rd Annual Southern California Undergraduate Research Conference in Chemistry and … [Read more...]

CSUDH agreements offer students early admission to Caribbean medical schools

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California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) now guarantees that qualified students who want to earn Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees can gain early admission to the American University of Antigua (AUA) or St. George’s University (SGU) in Grenada. CSUDH recently signed memorandums of … [Read more...]

JPL Scientist Discusses Pluto Mission at CNBS Distinguished Speaker Series

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Eighty-five years after Pluto’s discovery, NASA will get its closest look at the dwarf planet and its moons when the New Horizons probe reaches its destination later this year. On Wednesday, March 18, JPL research scientist Bonnie Buratti, who is a co-investigator on the project, will talk about … [Read more...]

Research Undergrads Attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

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From a study on the effects of salinity on the reproduction and parasite susceptibility of water fleas, to how one’s critical thinking ability predicts positive and negative life events, six science majors from California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) shared their research with peers … [Read more...]

‘Kupe and the Corals’ Children’s Book Inspired by Biology Professor’s Research

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When children finish reading “Kupe and the Corals,” author Jacqueline L. Padilla-Gamiño, an assistant biology professor at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), hopes they understand that “we’re all connected” to life in the ocean and that all living things “need to be careful with … [Read more...]

CSUDH Student Becomes Congressional Intern through Panetta Institute

CSUDH student Sean Rodriguez with former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and his wife, Sylvia.

Sean Rodriguez did much more than get a “peek behind closed doors” in the U.S. Capitol building while in Washington D.C. recently. He received the unique opportunity to sit in chairs that have been occupied by congressional leaders, Supreme Court justices and historic American figures. For two … [Read more...]

Professor Needham Shines Light on Cambodian Shadow Puppetry

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Despite its name, shadow puppetry glows from a spiritually whimsical manipulation of light; although there was a time when an unfathomable darkness nearly wiped the little-known art form out of existence. From 1976 to 1979, nearly 90 percent of the artists in Cambodia, where shadow puppetry was … [Read more...]