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June/July 2006

New State Budget Honors Higher Education Compact
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a new state budget that provides $226 million in new revenue.

Faculty Promotions Announced
Twenty-nine faculty members received promotions in June.

Lynn Daucher Speaks at OLLI Meeting
Assemblywoman Lynn Daucher (R-Brea) spoke on "How Legislators Make Decisions."

Irvine Campus Expands

Cheng explores formation of the planets

Student researchers spend summer in the laboratory
College students work side by side with CSUF faculty as part of a Research Experience.

Chemistry professor creates super plants for a changing environment
Professor Meyer's research may offer a solution to replace non-biodegradable products with carbon based material.

Survival of the fittest or extinction by human progress?
Professor Darren Sandquist studies how human intervention into the landscape is creating more opportunities for extinction.

$100,000 MAMM gift establishes new support group
The Marcy Arroues Mulville Memorial (MAMM) Foundation presented $100,000 to the College of the Arts.

GEAR UP program succeeds In helping latinos enter college
Curriculum aimed at middle schools in low-income communities to ensure successful college entry.

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From Bronze Star to summa cum laude
Graduate student heads to Chile as Fulbright recipient
Guardian scholars achieve goal of a college degree
Student finds new passion second time around
Linguistics grads receive fellowships to pursue Doctorates
Software engineer takes top honor in first graduating class of online degree program
Top achievers going for doctorate degrees
Father and daughter to graduate together
Interest in learning for CLE honoree instilled at early age
ROTC cadets receive second lieutenant commission in U.S. Army
Top scholars in Class of 2006 honored during Commencement
Future doctor honored for outstanding community service
Top cadet wants to save lives

Corpse flower blooms
Read about it and watch the video podcast with Plants Curator Chris Barnhill.

Faculty lectures in China

Titans compete in script writing contest

Psychology professor wins Canadian Award

Anthropology faculty present papers

Pasternack elected to statewide position

Three honored as top campus staff in 2006
Jessica Shutte, Catherine Arthur, and Mary Aboud were honored on June 2 for their dedication, purpose and service.

Diana Guerin named new Academic Senate chair
Professor Guerin will serve as senate chair for the 2006-2007 term.

Emeritus professor honored with Faculty Leadership Award
Professor Gilbert receives the award for his extensive work for the university.

CSU completes evaluation of President Gordon
Chancellor Reed delivers an open letter to the community, summarizing President Gordon's evaluation.

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.

Campus once again hears the sounds of chimes
A donation has provided out campus with a new carillon system to play chimes to mark the hours.

Titan Excellence Awards
In conjunction with Staff Appreciation Day, the recipients of the Titan Excellence Awards were also honored.

Sonenshein is recipient of inaugural Carol Barnes Excellence in Teaching Award
Political science professor receives new teaching award named for emeritus professor of education.

Campus named one of the best workplaces for commuters
CSUF qualifies for this list because of its many options and incentives for alternative transportion to work.

Emphasizing empathy
The Philosophy Department is hosting a conference on empathy June 22-23.

Special education conference set for June 19-20
Cal State Fullerton, in collaboration with the Orange County Department of Education and others will present a June 19-20 conference on special education at the Four Points Sheraton in Fullerton.



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