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June 2006
JUN. 28
CSUF Program Sends Student Researchers Overseas
Program was created as a way to encourage minority students to pursue careers in biomedical research, as well as way to foster understanding of international health issues.
JUN. 28
Cal State Fullerton Program to Offer Math Enrichment for Young Women
Project MISS is geared to enhancing the math skills of 10th- and 11th-grade females and encourage them to pursue careers with a foundation in mathematics.
JUN. 26
Orange County Residents Continue to View the County More Positively Than the State, Both Overall and Economically
Continuing a long pattern, more Orange County residents say the county is "heading in the right direction" than those who say the state of California is.
JUN. 26
CSUF Professor Named Chair of Anthropology Consortium
Susan Parman elected chair of the board and vice president of the Human Relations Area Files Inc. (HRAF) at Yale University.
JUN. 20
Cal State Fullerton Ranked as a National Leader In Awarding Bachelor’s Degrees to Minority Students
University ranks eighth in the nation for number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and fourth for undergraduate degrees awarded to Hispanics.
JUN. 19
Youngsters Try Their Hands at Designing Mousetrap-Powered Vehicles
Innovators who dream of building a better mousetrap may be among the junior high and high school students gathering Saturday at Cal State Fullerton to race their mousetrap-powered cars in the MESA National Engineering Design Competition.
JUN. 19
Faculty Leadership Award Presented to 35-Year Veteran
Award in recognition of Lee Gilbert's advocating the rights of faculty members.
JUN. 16
Second Building Ushers in Expansion Of CSUF Irvine Campus
University has signed a lease with Lennar Corp. for a second building at the university’s Irvine Campus, which serves about 3,000 students.
JUN. 16
Conference on Empathy at CSUF June 22-23
Empathy will be the topic of discussion at an upcoming conference at Cal State Fullerton. Among the questions to be addressed: What is empathy? What role does empathy play with fiction? How do you determine whether attempts to empathize are successful? Also, what role does empathy play in social and moral life?
JUN. 14
MAMM Foundation Presents University With $100,000 for Performing Arts
Additional MAMM Alliance for the Performing Arts to underwrite special guest artists, performances, equipments and to support programs.
JUN. 14
Top CSUF Army ROTC Cadet Wants to Save Lives
Peers chose James Griffith as the cadet who they would want in charge if faced with a life-or-death situation in war.
JUN. 14
Anthropology Scholars to Give Presentations in Atlanta and Uganda
Atlanta presentation to discuss HIV/AIDS pandemic, Uganda's presentation will review chimpanzees' response to a novel environment.
JUN. 14
"Save Me a Spot in College" Winners to Be Saluted at CSUF
Cal State Fullerton has teamed with the Campaign for College Opportunity to recognize the winners of the “Save Me a Spot in College” scholarship contest.
JUN. 07
CSUF Business Professor NamedVice Chair of Statewide Academic Senate
Barry A. Pasternack, chair and professor of management systems and decision sciences at Cal State Fullerton, has been elected to serve as vice chair of the California State University Academic Senate.
JUN. 07
Software Engineer Takes Top Honor in First Graduating Class of CSUF Online Degree Program
Despite a decline in software engineering enrollment across the U.S., CSUF online program has been successful at attracting students.
JUN. 07
Guerin Elected to Lead Cal State Fullerton Academic Senate
Professor of child and adolescent studies has been elected to one-year term as chair of Academic Senate.
JUN. 06
CSUF President Tapped for Higher Education Forum in France
Forum's purpose to explore higher education's responsibility for democracy and to invite participants to commit to undertake activities on their campuses and with local communities in this area.
JUN. 05
Business College Hosts Golf Tournament to Support Student Scholarships
Cal State Fullerton’s College of Business and Economics hosts the 12th annual Dean’s Summer Classic Golf Tournament Monday, June 19, to raise funds for student scholarships and classroom technology.
JUN. 02
Foul Flower Set to Stink It Up Again At Fullerton Arboretum
Corps Flower expected to bloom over the weekend.
May 2006
MAY 31
Cal State Fullerton Among EPA's 2006 Best Workplaces for Commuters
University offers rail and bus reimbursements, as well as walk, bike and carpool incentive programs.
MAY 31
Engineering Majors: Start Your Lawn Mowers
Cal State Fullerton engineering majors will demonstrate their design skills at the third annual Institute of Navigation Autonomous Lawnmower Competition.
MAY 30
Award-Winning Graduate Thesis Ties Music Education to Language Arts Instruction
Researcher is currently working with 14 kindergarten teachers to improve the quality of music modeling as it relates to the language arts curriculum and student reading achievement.
MAY 26
Top Scholars in Class of 2006 Honored During Cal State Fullerton Commencement
The President's Associates Awards are given in recognition of high academic achievement, leadership and community service.
MAY 26
Linguistics Grad Students to Pursue Doctoral Degrees
These two women were both were offered five-year fellowships to continue their studies as they pursue their doctorates
MAY 26
Student Finds New Passion Second Time Around
Her long-awaited bachelor's degree comes with special recognition
MAY 25
Cadets to Receive Second Lieutenant Commission
Eight new officers will play a role in our nation’s global war on terrorism
MAY 25
CSUF Psychology Professor Wins Canadian Award
Nancy L. Segal, professor of psychology, will receive a Making A Difference Award from Multiple Births Canada, a national support organization for multiple-birth families and individuals in Canada.
MAY 25
Future Entrepreneur Will Be First to Graduate From Cal State Fullerton’s Specialized Program
Program designed for physics majors who want to apply their technical knowledge to launch businesses or join the management teams of technology-related companies.
MAY 25
CSUF Alumni Honor Top Students, Top Achievers
One has ambition to be a future UN secretary general, the other to produce Asian cookbooks.
MAY 24
Future Doctor Honored for Outstanding Community Service
Fullerton resident recognized for volunteering with LIGA: Flying Doctors of Mercy, Camp Ronald McDonald, LA County-USC Medical Center and with two local hospices.
MAY 24
Father and Daughter to Graduate Together From Cal State Fullerton
78 year-old dad in women’s studies, daughter in communications.
MAY 23
CSUF Police Join Other Police Agencies on DUI Patrol
CSUF Police Department will join with 10 other law enforcement agencies for a high-intensity saturation patrol of the campus and surrounding areas on the night of Friday, May 26.
MAY 23
Grad Student Heading to Chile as Fulbright Scholar
Andrea Cano to teach English in Chile next spring.
MAY 22
Sonenshein Is Recipient of Inaugural Carol Barnes Excellence in Teaching Award
Political science professor first recipient of the teaching award in recognition of his achievements in the classroom and community.
MAY 22
Interest in Learning For CLE Honoree Instilled at Early Age
Appropriately timed to celebrate her 80th birthday next month, Ana Maria Armano has been selected to receive the Continuing Learning Experience Award at Cal State Fullerton.
MAY 19
From Bronze Star to Summa Cum Laude, CSUF Grad Heading to UCLA Law School
Bronze Star recipient witnessed horrific scenes in Afghanistan, finds strength in her family and inspiration from Thurgood Marshall.
MAY 19
Seven Guardian Scholars to Graduate With Class of 2006
Overcoming life's greatest challenges, seven Guardian Scholars will graduate with the Class of 2006.
MAY 18
Patrons to Host Youngest Survivor of 'Schindler's List'
Fullerton resident Leon Leyson will talk about his experiences as the youngest survivor on Oskar Schindler’s list during World War II at the Cal State Fullerton Patrons of the Pollak Library’s annual spring event.
MAY 18
University Honors Drezner as 2005-06 Outstanding Professor
Information systems and decision sciences professor, Zvi Drezner, wins top faculty honor.
MAY 18
Engineering Professor Dives Into Study for Disinfecting Water
Civil and environmental engineering professor examines various water disinfection technologies and evaluate their effectiveness, chemical residuals, toxicity, stability and implementability of each technology.
MAY 18
Joint Program Teaches Parents About Higher Education
Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) aims to bring schools, parents and community members together as partners in the education of under-served children.
MAY 18
Athlete Receives National Honor for Personal, Academic Achievement
Guardian Scholar Tarae Graves receives Wilma Rudolph Student Athlete Achievement Award.
MAY 18
Learning Educational Leadership in Thailand
Practicing school leaders participate in an intensive two-week course in Thailand to give presentations, consult with teachers and earn credentials.
MAY 18
Cal State Fullerton's Debate Team Ends Year on a Winning Note
CSUF debate team extends winning streak to four years in a row, defeating teams from Harvard, USC, Northwestern and Berkeley.
MAY 18
More Construction Projects Planned This Summer
New entrance, student recreation center among ongoing improvements to campus.
MAY 17
Cal State Fullerton Professor Designing Program That Reduces Trial and Error
Electrical engineering professor has created software to simulate the engineering design process.
MAY 17
Cal State Fullerton Is Fourth in Nation and Top California University for Awarding Undergraduate Degrees to Hispanics
CSUF ranks second nationally for the number of undergraduate degrees awarded to Hispanics in communications; fifth in education; sixth in business and marketing; seventh for visual and performing arts; and eighth in area studies.
MAY 17
Faculty Members to Deliver Lectures in China May 27-28
Four CSUF faculty members to present papers at the International Conference on Asian American Literature in Beijing.
MAY 12
Globalization of Obesity Is Topic of May 22 Lecture
A lecture titled “Chronic Under-Nutrition and the Globalization of Obesity” will be presented by A. Roberto Frisancho, the Arthur A. Thurnau Professor of Anthropology and director of the Center for Human Growth and Development at the University of Michigan.
MAY 08
Bone Marrow Drive Set for May 16 and 17
Cal State Fullerton will be the site of a bone marrow drive that aims to find a match for a woman, Christine Pechera, dying of cancer. Filipinos are especially encouraged to be tested and be potential donors for Pechera, a Filipina filmmaker.
MAY 08
CSUF Model UN Team Wins Distinguished Delegation Award
Largest CSUF student delegation represened Brazil.
MAY 05
Author D.J. Waldie Speaks at CSUF May 11
Author D.J. Waldie, author of "Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir," "Where We Are Now: Notes From Los Angeles," "Real City: Downtown Los Angeles Inside/Out" and "Close to Home: An American Album," will deliver a talk titled "Picturing Suburbia: The Image of Home in Modernism."
MAY 04
Special Events Launch Commencement Season at Cal State Fullerton
University kicks off commencement season with a series of special events in recognition of graduates' achievements.
MAY 04
Teaching Children To Reach for Higher Education
Kids to College program will help promote education and financial aid throughout minority communities.
MAY 04
Gift Launches Drive For Endowed Chair
Orco Block's president, Rick Muth, donates $500,000 to the College of Business and Economics.
MAY 04
Professor Receives Funding to Continue Research on Copper's Role in the Body
Maria C. Linder studies how copper transmission through breast milk can affect babies.
MAY 04
Class Uses Films to Tell Stories of Political, Social and Economic History
"Film and Politics" course looks to Hollywood for commentary on society.
MAY 04
Movies and the Bard: Comparing the Written Word to the Hollywood Film Image
Shakespeare adaptations take center stage in class.
MAY 04
Professor Discusses Impact of Avian Flu Pandemic
Vincent C. Merrill, assistant professor of health science, is keeping a close watch on worldwide events and scientific news regarding the H5N1 strain of bird flu. Merrill, who teaches epidemiology classes, is concerned about the likelihood and possible impact if this strain of virus mutates and passes from human to human.
MAY 04
By Design: A Program That Reduces Trial and Error
Electrical engineering professor has created software to simulate the engineering design process.
MAY 04
Diagnostic Test Helps Evaluate Math Progress
Mathematics professor administers testing program to evaluate how well sixth to 12th graders are prepared for advance mathematics.
MAY 04
Center Collects Data, Provides Analysis for Various Studies
Social Science Research Center keeping busy.
MAY 04
Study Delves Into Students' Retention of High School Economics
Pair of business professors receive grant to evaluate whether high school students retain knowledge they acquire from an economics course.
MAY 03
Local Wildlife Threats To Be Discussed May 5
Sixth annual "Animals in the Spotlight." The topic to be discussed at this free event is "In Our Own Backyard: Threats to Local Wildlife."
MAY 02
County Supervisor and Entrepreneur to Keynote Cal State Fullerton's 47th Annual Commencement
Orange County Supervisor Bill Campbell and Rueben Martinez, owner of Libreria Martinez Books and Art Galleries, will address this year's ceremony.
MAY 01
CSUF Hosts 18th Annual Pan African Student Recognition Ceremony
Ceremony will include keynote speaker Joseph L. White.
MAY 01
CSUF Professor Named Vice Chair, U.S. Committee for Crystallography
Professor's expertise in crystallography and computational modeling help determine how a protein causes disease and how to design new drugs.

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