- Costner Receives Emmy Nomination
Oscar-winning Cal State Fullerton alum Kevin Costner (B.A. business administration-marketing '78) is on the trail of scoring another industry honor -- this time in television.
- Medical Institute Funds Summer Research Endeavors
Maria C. Linder, Cal State Fullerton professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has spent the last four summers leading a program focused on stimulating high school, community college and university student interest in pursuing science research careers.
- Alumna Earns Science Fellowship
Cal State Fullerton alumna Adrienne (Conant) Dougherty (B.A. psychology '11) is receiving a $90,000 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship and two of the university's 2011 biological science graduates received "honorable mention" in this year's competition.
- Research Program Promotes Stem Cell Careers
CSUF graduates land jobs as researchers, thanks to the two year old Bridges to Stem Cell Research Program.
- National Conference on Undergraduate Research
Science leaders in higher education meet this week at Cal State Fullerton for a national conference to advance research and educational activities at undergraduate colleges and universities.
- Serving on the Academic Senate
Last fall, faculty and administrators members who make up the Academic Senate voted unanimously to include two staff members among their ranks. A month later, Sue Fisher, emergency preparation coordinator in University Police, and Pat Balderas, business manager for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, were seated as the first staff senators since the late 1980s.
- Titans Are Part of Theater Production 'Tragedy of Richard III'
Ten students, faculty and alumni are taking part in the Orange County production of Shakespeare Orange County's "The Tragedy of Richard III," which opening tonight (July 19) and continuing through Aug. 4 at the Festival Amphitheatre in Garden Grove.
- Kinesiologist Researches London Olympics
As athletes from around the globe prepare to compete in London at the upcoming Olympic Games, Matthew P. Llewellyn is ready to take note as part of his ongoing research. London has hosted the summer Olympic Games twice before, in 1908 and in 1948, and in his latest book, "Rule Britannia: Nationalism, Identity and the Modern Olympic Games" (Routledge, 2012), the assistant professor of kinesiology traces England's Olympic heritage.
- Emulex Donation Benefits Computer Engineering Students
Cal State Fullerton's computer engineering students will be learning and mastering state-of-the-art, high-speed integrated circuit design techniques -- thanks to the generosity of Costa Mesa-based Emulex, which is donating advanced technology equipment to the university.
- Students, Volunteers Explore County History at Cooper Center
Under bright florescent lights, students and volunteers are exploring fossils, milling stones and other symbols of Orange County's earliest history at the John D. Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center.
- Vargas Broadcast Scholarship Awarded
Had it not been for the preparation she received at Cal State Fullerton, Vikki Vargas says, "I would not be where I am today." In gratitude, the NBC-4's Orange County bureau chief and her employer, NBC Universal, established a $25,000 endowment for the Vikki Vargas Broadcast Journalism Scholarship.
- Grad Students Research Police Oversight
Two Cal State Fullerton public administration graduate students -- Eduardo L. Calderon and Maria Hernandez Figueroa -- research police oversight committees and their impact.
- Faculty Promotions and Tenure Announced
Eighty-eight Cal State Fullerton faculty members have received tenure, promotion or both this month, according to Faculty Affairs and Records.
- MHIRT Scholars Overseas
Eleven university students are delving into antibiotic resistance and AIDS as researchers abroad, thanks to a Cal State Fullerton program.
- Eight Selected for Pre-Doctoral Program
Eight Cal State Fullerton students have been named 2012-13 Sally Casanova California Pre-Doctoral Scholars by the California State University. Their selection helps set a course for their likely future in higher education.
- Walk Named Interim Athletic Director
Stephan R. Walk, chair and professor of kinesiology and current vice-chair of the Academic Senate, has been appointed interim director of intercollegiate athletics at California State University, Fullerton.
- Social Science Research Center Director Named
Laura Gil-Trejo has been appointed director of Cal State Fullerton's Social Science Research Center.
- MARC Scholars Focus on Research
The six newest members of Cal State Fullerton's Minority Access to Research Careers program are spending the summer in the lab or behind a computer, in order to jump start their journey to grad school or a research career.
- Osher LIfelong Learning Institute Receives $1 Million Gift
To further its support of learning in retirement, The Bernard Osher Foundation has awarded a $1 million endowment gift to Cal Sate Fullerton to support its Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
- Community College Students Learn About Grad School
Seventeen Santa Ana College students recently spent half a day at Cal State Fullerton, learning about the importance of research in order to achieve graduate school admission and success.
- Upward Bound Students Experience University Life
This week, 30 Santa Ana high school students, including nine incoming freshmen, have moved into Cal State Fullerton student housing to experience what their future could be like when they succeed in completing high school and enrolling in college.
- Upward Bound Grads Head to College
Upward Bound is more than a program name for 100 percent of the students who have been affiliated with the Cal State Fullerton program for the past four years. All 23 Santa Ana students in the program not only graduated this year from high school, but also have gained admission to a college or university to continue their education.
- External Funding Awarded to Campus
Cal State Fullerton faculty and staff members have received funding from various local, state and federal sources in support of a wide range of research endeavors and programs. The following is a list of grants and contracts received from April through June 2012.
- Observing American Teaching
Eight Chinese faculty members are taking classes at Cal State Fullerton to observe how American professors teach.