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Perspective: Teachers need to put students first

Perspective: Teachers need to put students first

by Megan Nimtz, Contributor // March 10, 2021

I was once told by my high school math teacher that I would always be a C-student.  Growing up in the American education system, this feedback was...

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Opinion: Industries will be transformed by the innovation that comes out of the COVID-19 pandemic

Opinion: Industries will be transformed by the innovation that comes out of the COVID-19 pandemic

by Jessica Octavio, Staff Writer // April 20, 2020

When the rise of new, unprecedented problems meets a scarcity of time and resources: this is where innovation begins. Although the solutions to issues...

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SDSU researchers discovered a new planet, Kepler 47b, a circumbinary planet.

SDSU researchers discover new planet

by Aretha Matsushima, Staff Writer // May 1, 2019

A group of San Diego State astronomers located a third planet within the Kepler 47 system with findings unique to other circumbinary planet discoveries....

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Community forum addresses developments in autism research

Community forum addresses developments in autism research

by Aretha Matsushima, Staff Writer // December 7, 2018

The San Diego State Center For Autism and Developmental Disorders held a community forum to commence the opening of their new center on Nov. 30 in Storm...

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Bridges to Stem Cells interns train in a laboratory, August 2017. Photo courtesy of Susan Kaiser.

Internship ‘bridges’ students to professional stem cell researchers

by Camille Dejoras, Staff Writer // November 10, 2017

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine offers science majors at San Diego State an internship program that gives them the opportunity to conduct...

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SDSU Astronomy Professor Robert Quimby, whos set to be featured on a KPBS podcast. Photo courtesy of SDSU NewsCenter.

‘Rad scientist’: Professor featured in KPBS podcast

by Paulette Villicana, Staff Writer // November 9, 2017

A new podcast from KPBS is set to feature San Diego State astronomer and Mt. Laguna Observatory Director Robert Quimby in an episode. The podcast premiered...

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Not a relic of the past

Not a relic of the past

by Alex Noble , Staff Writer // February 22, 2017

Thursday, Feb. 16 marked San Diego State’s first participation in National Anthropology Day. Congress recently declared the third Thursday of February...

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Estudiando la población de Twitter

Estudiando la población de Twitter

by Monserrat Torres, Escritora // December 14, 2016

En la actualidad muchas cosas se pueden facilitar con la ayuda de las redes sociales, así fue el caso de Su Han, investigadora posdoctoral, quien descubrió...

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SDSU researcher examines link between gut bacteria and metabolic disease

SDSU researcher examines link between gut bacteria and metabolic disease

by Adriana Millar, Staff Writer // March 23, 2016

A new study conducted by a San Diego State professor suggests a link between gut bacteria and metabolic disorders, which often occur with polycystic ovary...

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New psychology professor explores student motivations

New psychology professor explores student motivations

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer // March 9, 2016

Social psychology professor Dustin Thoman begins his first faculty position at San Diego State this semester. He was previously one of two social psychology...

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New biology professor sees the big picture of environmental science

New biology professor sees the ‘big picture’ of environmental science

by Nicole Menges, Staff Writer // March 2, 2016

When assistant ecology professor Xiaofeng Xu is not teaching any courses this semester, he keeps busy with his research and getting acclimated to life...

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SDSU scientists discover new way for viruses to fight bacteria

SDSU scientists discover new way for viruses to fight bacteria

by Jasmine Bermudez, Staff Writer // November 6, 2015

New research from a team of San Diego State scientists has the potential to prevent the spread of dangerous bacteria in the human body. Their work was...

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