2005 | 2006

April/May 2006

Zvi Dresner: 2006 Outstanding Professor

Globalization of Obesity is topic of May 22 lecture

Parman named Chair and Vice President of Human Relations area files

Women's basketball assistant invited to coaching excellence program

Campus is fourth for undergraduate degrees to Hispanics
CSUF is tops in California according to national publication.

More construction projects planned this summer
New entrance, student recreation center among ongoing improvements to campus.

Engineering professor dives into study for disinfecting water
Jeff Kuo's research helping to safeguard water supply.

Athlete receives national honor for personal, academic achievement
Guardian scholar Tarae Graves receives Wilma Rudolph Student Athlete Achievement Award.

Learning leadership in a foreign land
Students in the professional administration credential program spend summer in Thailand.

Faculty to present lectures in China
Four Cal State Fullerton faculty members will be among the presenters during this month's International Conference on Asian American Literature in Beijing.

Joint program teaches parents about higher education
PIQE promotes college dream.

University debate team ends year on a winning note
Team puts together strong showings at NDT and CEDA

Model UN team wins delegation award
CSUF extends streak to four years

County Supervisor and Entrepreneur to Keynote University's 47th Annual Commencement
Bill Campbell and Rueben Martinez will speak to the 2006 graduating class.

The Politics of Film:
  Class uses films to discover political, social, economic history
 Professor provides expertise on documentary about L.A.
 Comparing Shakespeare's writing to the Hollywood version

Teaching children to reach higher education
Kids to College program will help promote education and financial aid throughout minority communities.

Gift launches drive for endowed chair
Rick Muth donates $500,000 to the College of Business and Economics.

Professor receives funding to continue copper research
Maria C. Linder studies how copper transmission through breast milk can affect babies.

Professor discusses impact of avian flu pandemic
Vincent C. Merrill talks about bird flu’s possible effects on Southern California.

By design: A program that reduces trial and error
John R Clymer has created software to simulate engineering design process.

Program is working to help students' gain financial knowledge
Elahe Amani spearheading effort to inform students.

Diagnostic test helps evaluate math progress
David Pagni heads 20-year-old program.

Center collects data, provides analysis for various studies
Social Science Research Center keeping busy.

Study delves into students' retention of high school economics
Pair of business professors lead research effort.

Emergency Preparedness:
Why disaster plan?
Questions to help you plan
Are you prepared?
The crisis happened: Now what?
Aftermath: Lessons from Northridge
Campus staff could be called
Building marshals take lead
Compliance and safety: EH&IS

Tennis player Inalpulat gains national acclaim
CSUF's Ruya Inalpulat was selected in the national balloting for the annual Arthur Ashe, Jr., Sports Scholars Awards.

Dance team’s championship performance on ESPN2
ESPN2 will air the UDA National Dance Team Championships on Saturday, Apr. 29, at 9 a.m.

Federal grant to enhance campus midwifery program
Associate professor of nursing B.J. Snell will lead the effort to strengthen program.

Student creates flying robot
Francisco Zabala's computer-run airplane takes second place at contest.

Latinas in sororities succeed in college, staff study shows
Gina Garcia presents evidence showing how sororities help ease the transition from high school to college.

Campus develops working relationships with government leaders
Frances Teves discusses her role as director of state relations and advocacy.

Educators offering Veterans educational opportunities
CSU is working with the governor and military to reach out to recent veterans to facilitate their transition to college.

Business alumnus to be honored at commencement
James D. Woods will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters.

Dean of Cal State Fullerton College of Education named
Claire C. Cavallaro will take over post in July.

Two ROTC captains promoted to Major

Outstanding faculty recognized for service

Avian flu: Is the campus ready?
Team is preparing a plan to battle bird flu.

CSUF charters local chapters of nursing honor society
Upsilon Beta will be the only Sigma Theta Tau chapter in Orange County.

MESA students earn credits from Johns Hopkins
21 high school students will participate in 'What is Engineering?' summer program

CSUF Makes Gains in English Proficiency
More first-time freshmen entering Cal State Fullerton last fall displayed proficiency in English, according to a report released to California State University trustees last month.

Researchers find that air pollution costs San Joaquin Valley $3 Billion per year
Research estimates that pollution costs the region about $3 billion a year, due to school and work absences, chronic illness, hospitalization and premature deaths.

CSUF is 4th for bachelor's degrees to Hispanic women
Cal State Fullerton was ranked highest in California for awarding degrees to Hispanic women.

Campus hosts human services conference
Poverty and aging issues are on the agenda for the April 20 National Organization for Human Services Western Regional Conference hosted by CSUF.

First year teachers from CSUF perform above CSU average
The university's well-regarded teaching program and its faculty are credited for Fullerton's high marks.

Titan Wrestlers make Pac-10 team
Senior Risto Marttinen and sophomore Morgan Atkinson will be on teams in the 2006 Pacific-10 Conference Wrestling All-Academic team.

Faculty honored for years of service
Cal State Fullerton honored the many years of dedicated service provided by its faculty members during a special March 23 reception.

CSUF students screen at Film Festival
Seven radio-TV-film majors have been invited to screen their films as part of the "college event" at the Newport Beach Film Festival on Saturday, April 22.

Outstanding professor lecture set for April 17
Nancy Segal will present her research on "Twins and Virtual Twins."

Photo Gallery:
Campus and community celebrate the opening of the new Fullerton Arboretum Center

Biological science faculty member pursues art
Associate Professor Lois discovered art while being treated for cancer. His paintings are on view at the College of Humanities and Social Science.

Emeritus professor exhibits work On the small "stage"
Emeritus theatre and dance professor Todd Muffatti has become an artist with creations made from mixed media items.

Laboratory Named In Honor of Alumnus
Cal State Fullerton will rename the Science Laboratory Center Dan Black Hall, in recognition of the CSUF graduate's $4.2 million gift

Event: Primate Development Is Topic of April 15 Human Nature Event
The second annual Human Nature Biocultural Anthropology Speaker Series is scheduled Saturday at Cal State Fullerton.

Event: Juries and American Democracy To be Discussed at Cal State Fullerton
"Juries and American Democracy" will be the topic of discussion at a free forum on Wed., April 12 from noon to 1 p.m. in Pollak Library North, Room 130.

13th annual Vision & Visionaries to honor alumni excellence
This year's event will honor six alumni for their excellence, as well as a corporate partner.

'Who is responsible for the African American poor?'
Cal State Fullerton and the African-American Resource Center will host this forum April 13th.



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