International Student Wins Honorable Mention at Harvard National Model UN

CSUDH Model UN Delegation: (top row, l to r) Raffi Norberg, Dr. Hamoud Salhi, Regina Hernandez, Ana Lopez, Iran Guzman (bottom row, l to r) Julia Pak, Arnaud Lukombo, Brigett Garibay, Jennifer Lopez.

Three years ago when Arnaud Lukombo came to California State University, Dominguez Hills as a student of the university's American Language  and Culture Program, his command of English was limited. Now an undergraduate in the political science department, the Frenchman is winning awards due in … [Read more...]

Q & A: Hamoud Salhi on American Foreign Policy in the Middle East

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Hamoud Salhi, associate professor of political science, specializes in international politics and comparative politics with an emphasis on the Middle East and Northern Africa, terrorism and counterterrorism, and political change in the Third World. He was in Algeria over winter break, during which … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Model United Nations Goes to Harvard

CSUDH in the halls of Harvard: (l to r) Professor Salhi, and students Heriberto Bautista, Arnaud Lukombo, Mahak Romez-Hiaksari, Timne Randolph, Aubrey Abuana, Pamela Prieto, and Yousef Abu-Ghazaleh.

Where on earth is Mauritania? Seven students from the CSU Dominguez Hills Model United Nations program know exactly where it is – and much more. They represented the west African nation, acting as delegates in mock sessions during the Harvard National Model United Nations conference (HNMUN), held in … [Read more...]

Political Science Students Win Top Honors at Model U.N.

Students in a Model United Nations class taught by Hamoud Salhi (at far right) brought home honors as the most decorated delegation of MUN's western region.

The Model United Nations (MUN) class at California State University, Dominguez Hills won top honors at the regional Model United Nations Conference, held at Santa Barbara City College from March 31 to Apr. 2. This year 35 students from CSU Dominguez Hills represented 12 countries, including the … [Read more...]

Students Present Research on Voter Propositions to OLLI Community

Students in a class on state and local government examine the propositions on tomorrow's ballot for OLLI members. L-R: Sarah Oropeza, Brianna Murphy, and Jocabed Botello.

As voters across the nation prepare to cast their ballots tomorrow, they are turning to a variety of sources to do their research. Members of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at California State University, Dominguez Hills were able to look to the next generation when students from … [Read more...]

Guest Lecturer Verónica Leyva to Discuss Violence and Survival at the U.S./Mexico Border

WHAT: Ciudad Juarez and Grassroots Resistance to Militarization WHEN: Wednesday, November 3, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. WHERE: Loker Student Union, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria St., Carson, CA Verónica Leyva, a grassroots organizer in Ciudad Juárez, … [Read more...]

Hamoud Salhi: Expert on Middle East Relations Featured in Documentary on Successful Algerian Americans

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Assistant professor of political science Hamoud Salhi was featured in a documentary on prominent Algerian Americans titled “Success Stories from the U.S.,” which was produced by Algerian National Television and the U.S. Department of State. The program is scheduled to air later this month. A film … [Read more...]

Association of Political Science Students Serve Up Global Awareness at Bake Sale Fundraiser

Members of the Association of Political Science Students (APSS) hold a bake sale to aid typhoon victims in the Philippines

Members of the Association of Political Science Students (APSS) at California State University, Dominguez Hills held a bake sale last year to help support the building of a school in Afghanistan. This year, they responded to a new crisis at hand, the aftermath of Typhoon Ketsana, which killed … [Read more...]

Hamoud Salhi: Expert Provides International Perspective on Middle Eastern and American Policies

Last fall, Hamoud Salhi, assistant professor of political science, helped present forums and discussions on the race to the White House between presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain to students at California State University, Dominguez Hills. This spring, the renowned expert on Middle … [Read more...]

Political Science Students Win Top Honors at Western Model UN Conference

The Model UN class at California State University, Dominguez Hills received top honors at WestMUN 2009 (Western Collegiate Model United Nations) conference, April 2-4, at Santa Barbara City College. Political science students Nicole Evans, Andrew Reynoso and Diana Vasquez took three of the five … [Read more...]