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

Sawandi Salimu

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...]

Noel Sturm: Chemistry Professor Awarded Iota Sigma Pi Centennial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Noel Sturm was recently awarded the 2009 Centennial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Iota Sigma Pi, the National Honor Society for Women in Chemistry, and will be honored at the organization’s triannual conference in 2011. The professor of chemistry and biochemistry was … [Read more...]

Noyce Scholars: First Cohort of NSF Funded Program Plans to Give Back to Communities as Teachers

The first cohort of students who were awarded a Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship began their journey this semester toward becoming math and science teachers, many of whom plan to teach in the communities they came from. The $750,000 five-year grant was awarded to the Transition to Teaching (TTT) … [Read more...]

Faculty Honorees Highlighted at 2007 Commencement

At the Master’s Hooding Ceremony on May 17 and the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on May 18, three California State University, Dominguez Hills faculty members will be recognized and honored for their achievements. Recommended and nominated through the efforts of their students and colleagues, … [Read more...]