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

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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...]

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...]

MARC USTAR Scholar Cesar Deleon Discovers his Passion for Chemistry

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As many a student can attest, sometimes life gets in the way of school, thwarting goals and altering paths. This was certainly the case for Cesar Deleon. He faced circumstances that could have jeopardized his education altogether, but instead he met those challenges head on, and with the help of … [Read more...]

University’s STEM Scholars Garner Interdisciplinary Experience at National Conference

MBRS scholar Donna James.

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...]

$200,000 from Keck Foundation Supports Unique Chemistry Lab Redesign

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California State University, Dominguez Hills has received a $200,000 grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to support a unique chemistry lab model aimed at addressing barriers to the sciences for part-time, working students. For nontraditional students who work and/or commute long distances to … [Read more...]

Minority Students in Sciences Experience Their Future at National Conference

Psychology majors Kelly Whaling and Hugh Leonard won an award for their poster presentation.

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...]

Students Attend National Biomedical Research Conference

Student researchers and faculty mentors in the sciences attended ABCRMS. L-R: Kevin Nguyen, biochemistry; Alisha Coffey, biochemistry; Brittany Tillman, psychology; Ashley Martin, biochemistry; Antonio Zamudio, biology; Laura Robles, dean of the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences; Kenneth Rodriguez,assistant professor of chemistry/biochemistry; and Cesar Deleon, chemistry.

An outstanding group of student researchers in the sciences at California State University, Dominguez Hills had the opportunity to attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in St. Louis, which was held Nov. 9 through 12. Many of the students presented posters … [Read more...]

Science Students Represent CSU Dominguez Hills at ABRCMS National Conference

Students from a number of minority science cohorts represented CSU Dominguez Hills at ABRCMS

Students from several science cohorts at California State University, Dominguez Hills attended the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), which was held in Charlotte, N.C. last month. Four students presented their research at ABRCMS, with Kristie Gordon taking home a … [Read more...]

Solomon Marmor (1926-2010): Founding Chemistry Professor Helped Establish Original Watt Campus

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Dr. Solomon Marmor, emeritus professor of chemistry, died last week at the age of 84 from injuries sustained from a recent fall. The Seattle resident was a member of the founding faculty of California State University, Dominguez Hills from 1966 to 1985. “Our original faculty had an … [Read more...]

Sawandi Salimu: Eye-Opening Mission in Nigeria Has Graduate Student Looking Forward to Medical Career

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Sawandi Salimu (Class of ’09, B.S., biochemistry) is busy this summer. With his sights set on medical school, he is preparing to take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) and to begin his graduate studies in biology at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Despite the rigors of … [Read more...]