Toyota USA Foundation Grants $4 Million to CSU Dominguez Hills to Prepare Students in Southern California for STEM Careers

Toyota USA Foundation and California State University, Dominguez Hills announced today that together they will tackle workforce readiness issues head-on, creating a new Toyota Center for Innovation in STEM Education (Toyota Center) to inspire learning for students from kindergarten through … [Read more...]

Photos: STEM in Education Conference

More than 350 educators, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals and nonprofit organizations, CSUDH math, science and teacher education majors, and high school students attended the 2015 STEM in Education Conference put on by the university's Center for Innovation in STEM … [Read more...]

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

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...]

CSUDH students help Charles Drew Saturday Science Academy strengthen STEM among under-represented youth

Ten kindergarteners bounce up and down and cry out, “What are we going to plant? What are we going to plant?” as California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) biology major Jessica Munoz-Mora leads them to a small vegetable garden on the campus of Charles Drew University of Medicine and … [Read more...]

STEM in Education Conference Highlights the Future

Nearly 350 attendees spent their Saturday on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) for the second annual STEM in Education conference on June 7, 2014. Students, faculty, K-12 math and science teachers, educational organizations, and professionals in the fields of … [Read more...]

Women in STEM Conference: Shattering Glass Ceilings and Stereotypes

  "We need to change the world by changing the focus." With that quote, Rebecca Blanton, executive director of the California Commission on the Status of Women & Girls, kicked off the first-ever California State University, Dominguez Hills Women in STEM Conference on April … [Read more...]

STEM Education Students Teach Science of Golf

Part of the struggle to interest more young people in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)—and equally a challenge for their K-12 teachers—is how to make these subjects more engaging. From Feb. 13 to 16, 23 California State University, Dominguez Hills students with aspirations of … [Read more...]

STEM Advantage Helps Computer Tech Majors Break Stereotypes

Joyce Rockhold and Erica Tinsley aren’t your stereotypical math or science geeks. They are women, for one. They are also African American. However, being both could be to their advantage:  Women and minorities—particularly African American and Latinos—are viewed as the key to addressing the … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Awarded Inaugural STEM Advantage Scholarship-Internship-Mentorship Program

Twelve students majoring in computer science/computer technology with program emphases in areas such as homeland security and information security at California State University, Dominguez Hills are receiving close to $8,000 each for tuition, fees, and books for the year. STEM Advantage, a newly … [Read more...]

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

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...]