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Music professor shares symphony experience through teaching

Music professor shares symphony experience through teaching

by Jazracanah Zulueta, Contributor // December 13, 2018

The artistry and complexity of the symphony is something San Diego State music professor Sarah Skuster can attest to. Her life and experience as a musician...

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New professor gives English learners a fair chance to succeed

by Nicole Badgley, Contributor // October 6, 2016

Saúl Maldonado is one of the newest faculty members at the department of dual language and English learner education at San Diego State. As an undergrad...

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Mechanical engineering department strengthens staff

Mechanical engineering department strengthens staff

by Nathan Yick, Contributor // October 5, 2016

Being one of the top research universities in the country, San Diego State dedicates its faculty and staff to developing research programs to come up with...

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Social work professor specializes in community

Social work professor specializes in community

by Cami Buckman, Senior Staff Writer // October 3, 2016

Lianne Urada is a new assistant professor in the San Diego School of Social Work, but she's also an traveler and an activist with a specific focus on marginalized...

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Communication department welcomes new tenured professor

Communication department welcomes new tenured professor

by Maya Carter, Contributor // September 30, 2016

San Diego State’s communication department welcomes a new assistant professor, Yea-Wen Chen, to its faculty this fall. After teaching at Ohio University...

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Literacy coach encourages students to follow their passions

Literacy coach encourages students to follow their passions

by Thalia Bernal, Contributor // September 29, 2016

Christopher Brum may be new to San Diego, but he had no problem fitting in with the outdoor lifestyle that comes with it. Born and raised in Boston,...

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Archaeologist shapes the future

Archaeologist shapes the future

by Julianna Ress, Senior Staff Writer // September 28, 2016

Although Isaac Ullah is a new anthropology professor at San Diego State, he is a seasoned archaeologist using his experiences to drive his teaching. A...

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New public health professor wants to end health disparities

New public health professor wants to end health disparities

by Ceighlee Fennel, Contributor // September 19, 2016

Every year San Diego State gains not only new students, but new faculty as well. This semester Jerel Calzo joins the School of Public Health as an associate...

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New religious studies professor uses field experiences in the classroom

New religious studies professor uses field experiences in the classroom

by Sarah Anderson, Contributor // September 15, 2016

Rebecca Bartel is well versed in the culture, religion and the economy of Latin America. At just 21 years of age, Bartel traveled to Colombia to earn...

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New classics and humanities professor focuses on Japanese popular culture

New classics and humanities professor focuses on Japanese popular culture

by Nicole Sazegar, Senior Staff Writer // September 15, 2016

Raechel Dumas grew up loving horror and science fiction. When she got into the literature and humanities field, she realized that none of her professors...

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New theatre professor looks to give back to students

New theatre professor looks to give back to students

by Sydney Olmstead, Staff Writer // September 12, 2016

San Diego State’s School of Theatre, Television and Film added a new member to its faculty and staff this year, assistant professor Charles Murdock Lucas. Lucas...

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Sweetser draws from Navy history

Sweetser draws from Navy history

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer // September 2, 2015

One of the newest faculty members to join the journalism and media studies department, Kaye Sweetser, Ph.D., teaches courses in principles of public relations,...

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