CSUDH Students, Faculty Aid in Release of Endangered Palos Verdes Blue Butterfly

This spring, as part of a multi-organizational  collaboration with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy to bring back the Palos Verdes blue butterfly from the brink of extinction, California State University, Dominguez Hills earth science students and faculty participated in the release of … [Read more...]

Earth Science Students Help Hillside Morph for Endangered Butterfly

To the casual observer there may seem to be little happening on a certain patch of dirt on the Linden H. Chandler Preserve in Rolling Hills Estates. However, to the trained eye this awkwardly sloping hillside – about the square footage of the average Starbucks coffee shop – is undergoing … [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...]

Easy Being Green: CUER to Raise Awareness, Solve Environmental Issues

Many people don’t consider the natural environment anymore, but when you see a raccoon peeking out of a storm drain, or a possum walking down your neighbor’s fence, you know it’s there. - Rod Hay, director, CUER When Rod Hay, professor of earth sciences, … [Read more...]

Brendan McNulty: Head in the Clouds

Professor Brendan McNulty of the Earth Sciences, Geology and Geography Department in the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences has won this year’s Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Award, one of the most prestigious awards the University can bestow upon an educator. McNulty … [Read more...]

Brendan McNulty: NSF Grant Funds Water Study, Research for Students

A two-year, $84,569 grant has been awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to assess the movement of the contaminant methyl tertiary butyl ether, or MTBE, in groundwater in several regions in California. The award went to CSU Dominguez Hills Associate Professor Brendan McNulty, chair, … [Read more...]