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Enrollment in sciences and public health increases

Enrollment in sciences and public health increases

by George Liao, Contributor // August 14, 2021

With the return of in-person instruction for the Fall 2021 semester and enrollment in sciences rising, optimism and caution combine as instructors prepare...

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The distrust among Black Americans in medicine is warranted

The distrust among Black Americans in medicine is warranted

by Jessica Octavio, Staff Writer // February 9, 2021

For centuries, science and medicine have been used as weapons against Black people, serving to both justify and perpetuate institutionalized racism.  Researchers,...

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STEM fields must include more women

STEM fields must include more women

by Jessica Octavio, Contributor // February 26, 2020

As kids, all of us share an innate fascination for the world around us: the kind that makes us eat bugs, hop in tidepools and look at the stars with wonder....

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SDSU, Southwestern College receive federal grant to support transfers in STEM

by Jadyn Brandt, Staff Writer // November 6, 2019

San Diego State has partnered with Southwestern College to receive a $5 million federal grant for transfer students majoring in STEM fields that will create...

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Gender stereotypes further enable the wage gap

Gender stereotypes further enable the wage gap

by Ryan Janics, Contributor // October 9, 2019

No matter what country you are in, there is a plethora of economic issues that can be debated.  Not all these issues are necessarily relevant to most...

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College of Engineering alumna and Solar Turbines, Inc. Manager Daisy Galeana (left) speaks with Dr. Ellen Ochoa (right) at the President’s Lecture Series on Oct. 2.

First Hispanic woman to enter space earns honorary doctorate degree from SDSU

by Brenden Tuccinardi , Engagement Editor // October 3, 2019

Astronaut and San Diego State alumni Dr. Ellen Ochoa can now add an honorary Doctor of Science degree to her already impressive resume.  Ochoa, who...

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SI leaders help students in general education STEM courses learn complicated concepts.

STEM students see success with Supplemental Instruction tutoring program

by David Santillan, Assistant News Editor // August 22, 2018

The tutoring program known as Supplemental Instruction has proven to be successful in helping students with difficult general education classes. The...

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New Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences Complex opens its doors

by Camille Dejoras, Staff Writer // January 17, 2018

On the first day of the spring 2018 semester, San Diego State Officials unveiled the new, multimillion-dollar Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences...

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Estudiante de SDSU gana beca más prestigiosa en CSU por logros y esfuerzos

Estudiante de SDSU gana beca más prestigiosa en CSU por logros y esfuerzos

by Brenda Gregorio-Nieto, Escritora // November 20, 2017

El premio de Trustee Emeritus Ali C. Razi por logros destacados es la beca más prestigiosa en el sistema educativo de California State University, y solamente...

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Ocho estudiantes de SDSU fueron reconocidos en conferencia de SACNAS.

Estudiantes de SDSU brillan en conferencia de SACNAS

by Jeffrey Chacon, Contribuidor // November 15, 2017

Ocho estudiantes de San Diego State fueron reconocidos en la conferencia de Sociedad para el Avance de los Chicanos y los Nativos Americanos en la Ciencia...

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Student Research Symposium sees record number of participants

Student Research Symposium sees record number of participants

by Adriana Millar, Senior Staff Writer // March 2, 2016

San Diego State’s ninth annual Student Research Symposium will include a record number of 551 students this year. Ashley Rubio, the symposium’s coordinator,...

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One of the buildings where SDSU students will study abroad.

The country of Georgia hosts STEM students from San Diego State

by Jasmine Bermudez, Staff Writer // February 3, 2016

San Diego State beat out 27 other universities for a $30 million grant, the largest grant in SDSU history, from the Millennium Challenge Corporation in...

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