Cuban and CSUDH Faculty, Students Participate in Sociological Exchange

The idea to take a group of students to Cuba stemmed from an academic visit that Jose Prado made to the island nation when he was a graduate sociology student more than 10 years ago. “I made a promise to myself that, like the professors who took me and other students to study in Cuba, I’d do … [Read more...]

Matt Mutchler Earns Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award

For his continuous and meaningful collaboration with students, large body of original research, scholarly publications, and grants acquisition, Matt Mutchler, associate professor of sociology and director of the Urban Community Research Center (UCRC) at California State University, Dominguez Hills, … [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...]

Three-year Grant Awarded to Sociology Professor for HIV/AIDS Related Study

Matt Mutchler, associate professor of sociology and director of the Urban Community Research Center (UCRC) at California State University, Dominguez Hills, has been awarded a nearly $400,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to conduct … [Read more...]

College Bound to College Bond: Mother and Daughter Graduate Together

For parents, seeing their children grow up and enter college is a source of pride, but, for some, the letting go part can be tough. Natasha Smith-Patterson found a way around that. Rather than send her daughter off to college, she went with her. This week, Smith-Patterson and her first-born … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Welcomes Distinguished Feminist Lecturer Nancy Naples to Campus — March 12

California State University, Dominguez Hills has been selected by the Sociologists for Women in Society as one of two universities where its 2011 SWS Distinguished Feminist Lecturer, Nancy Naples, will visit. In celebration of Women’s History Month, the CSU Dominguez Hills  College of Natural and … [Read more...]

Clare Weber: Sociologist Elected to Editorial Board of Latin American Perspectives

Clare Weber, associate professor and chair of sociology, was recently elected as a member of the editorial collective of Latin American Perspectives . The internationally recognized journal, which was established in 1974, features research by Latin American scholars as well as scholars from around … [Read more...]

Leading Los Angeles Civil Rights Activists to Discuss Immigration Rights and Reform

The Department of Sociology at California State University, Dominguez Hills will present “Immigration Rights and Reform: An Evening of Discussion,” featuring civil rights activists Rev. Eric P. Lee and Angelica Salas, on Thursday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in the university’s Loker Student Union ballroom. … [Read more...]

Robert Keel: Graduate Student, Veteran Receives California Sociological Association Award

Graduate student Robert Keel (Class of ’09, B.S., applied studies/public administration cum laude) received an Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the California Sociological Association (CAS) at the organization’s annual conference in November. He was recommended by sociology lecturer Susan … [Read more...]

Science Students Represent CSU Dominguez Hills at ABRCMS National Conference

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...]