Kendrick Jones Takes Only 3 Years to Graduate, Mentors Kids Along the Way

      While most of his peers are taking five to six years, and the state of California wants them to finish in four, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) student Kendrick Jones asked himself, "Why not finish college in just three years?" So he did. Jones … [Read more...]

Kathryn Theiss Studies the Effect of Climate Change on the Evolution of Plants

Earth’s biodiversity has been profoundly shaped by global climate change for eons, and researchers expect the current ongoing and rapid changes to have as great an effect, especially on the evolution of plants, says Kathryn Theiss, assistant professor of biology at California State University, … [Read more...]

Anthropology Professor Jerry Moore Shares Life in the Field and on the Road in South America in Latest Book ‘Incidence of Travel’

Jerry Moore, professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), has authored the book “Incidence of Travel: Recent Journeys in Ancient South America.” (University Press of Colorado, March 2017). In telling his stories, the award-winning … [Read more...]

Professor Matt G. Mutchler Examines HIV Prevention with a Focus on Communication among Young Black Gay and Bisexual Men and Their Friends

Professor of sociology Matt G. Mutchler’s research over the past 20 years into HIV prevention and treatment issues, especially within the African American community, has garnered him more than 15 external research awards and respect as an expert in the field. In addition to serving as a faculty … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Alumnus Robert Goodwin and Wife, Julie Kiernan, open Stone & Compass Balkan Ecotourism and Cultural Retreat in Bulgaria

In 2006, just after earning his bachelor’s degree in anthropology from California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), alumnus Robert Goodwin took out a map of the world and threw a dart at it, and it sunk in Bulgaria. It was four years later that Goodwin followed the trajectory of that … [Read more...]

Research Students Gain Insights and Experience at National Science Conference

Nine undergraduate science students from California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) gained valuable experience participating at the 2016 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) held Nov. 9-12 in Tampa, Florida. Reflecting this year’s theme, “Diverse … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Scholars Attend, Present at SACNAS Conference

Two students from California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) presented posters detailing their research during the annual Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference from Oct. 13 to 15 at the Long Beach Convention Center. The … [Read more...]

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...]