Water Wise & Life Friendly: Connie Vadheim Educates Community on Natives Plants

Following one of California’s driest winters, South Bay gardeners will need to make some choices about their thirsty rose bushes and tomato plants. The good news is that appropriate regional water-wise landscapes are not all cactus and rock gardens, according to Constance M. Vadheim, a CSU … [Read more...]

CSUDH Biology Major Wins at CSU Student Research Competition

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...]

Research Undergrads Attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

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...]

Students Learn Steps to Become Doctors at Tour for Diversity in Medicine Stop on Campus

Approximately 140 students from universities throughout the Southern California region, as well as local high school students— mostly from ethnic and racial minorities that tend to be underrepresented in the medical profession—came to California State University, Dominguez Hills earlier this month … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Biologist Terry McGlynn Leads Study in Costa Rica On Bullet Ant Foraging Habits

Terry McGlynn, associate professor of biology, was in Costa Rica in January at the Organization for Tropical Studies' La Selva Biological Station as a visiting professor for its Introduction to Tropical Ecology, a four-week course in field for graduate students. During the month students, who came … [Read more...]

University’s STEM Scholars Garner Interdisciplinary Experience at National Conference

Thirteen years ago, a lone student from California State University, Dominguez Hills attended the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science’s (SACNAS) National Conference at the urging of biology professor, Laura Robles, now acting vice president of Research and Funded … [Read more...]

Fieldwork Enriches Education For Biology Major Erica Parra

Whether contending with torrential rains, viscous mud or venomous snakes, all under the din of screeching monkeys and the clatter of exotically feathered fliers, things in a densely vegetated rainforest can seem larger than life. But it was a wee creature that captured Erica Parra’s … [Read more...]

$249K National Science Foundation Grant to Send Students to Australia to Study Climate Change

California State University, Dominguez Hills associate professor of biology Terry McGlynn has been awarded a three-year $249,922 National Science Foundation (NSF) International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) grant to establish the Fire, Carbon, and Climate Change in Australia … [Read more...]

Research Students Gain Insights and Experience at National Science Conference

Seven undergraduate and graduate science students from California State University, Dominguez Hills gained valuable experience participating along with 1,700 undergraduate students, and 400 graduate students and postdoctoral scientists from more than 350 colleges and universities nationwide at the … [Read more...]

Minority Students in Sciences Experience Their Future at National Conference

Eleven research students of the Minority Biomedical Research Support Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (MBRS RISE) and Minority Access to Research Careers-Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (MARC-USTAR) programs were given the opportunity to attend the largest gathering … [Read more...]