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Stan State Awarded $1.46 million to Support Minority STEM Education

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced its first research awards under its Improving Undergraduates STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions program.  Stan State will receive $1,462,263 to fund a program to develop inclusive and engaging curriculum and instruction, and boost achievement.

This grant will support STEM faculty in imporving their teaching practices in indtofuctory courses," said Matt Cover, Stan State professor of ecology, who was the University's principal investigator for the award.

Stanislaus State solar project helps people across the world - Report by KCRA 3

A Stanislaus State Solar project is helping peopel across the globe, while connecting middle school students in Turlock with those in Kenya.

Stan State I-CORPS team wins Viewers Choice award at 29th annual CSUPERB Symposium

Choong-Min Kang, Diego Lopez, Sabrina Williamson, Braulio Rodriguez, Max Perez-Mendez

During the fall 12 student CSU I-Corps teams from 7 CSU campuses started the program with a biotechnology research-based idea. Teams were supported by $2500 microgrants to work with mentors and advisors and to attend meetings to interview potential customers/partners and industry experts.During the final immersion weekend, challenge teams present their product concepts, justify the problem-solution fit, and describe lessons learned to evaluation panels. Teams’ success will be gauged by the amount of learning they do over the course of the Challenge. This year, Stan State's first team entry took the viewers choice award for their outstanding presentation.

Choong-Min Kang, Diego Lopez, Sabrina Williamson, Braulio Rodriguez, Max Perez-Mendez

James Bowles: Redefining excellence at Stan State's School of Nursing

California State University, Stanislaus has one of the top 10 Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs in the United States.  There are three reasons.  First, the Director, Dr. Debra Tavernier, is an incredible leader due to her brilliance, passion and an unwavering commitment to excellence.  Second, the faculty at the nursing school is second to none.  Their practical experience, passion and commitment to excellence in education are unmatched.  Each brings experience and expertise into the class room to ensure that students graduate prepared to start immediately as well trained Registered Nurses.  The third and final reason the CSUS Nursing program is top-of-the-line is its amazing healthcare information technology hero, James Bowles.

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Use of Simulation Modeling to Evaluate Management Strategies for Reintroduced Riparian Brush Rabbits in California

The riparian brush rabbit Sylvilagus bachmani riparius is restricted to areas of dense cover along rivers and tributaries in the Central Valley of California, USA, and is considered endangered under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. An approved recovery plan for this subspecies recommended establishment of three additional self-sustaining populations within its historical range. Concurrent with habitat restoration efforts that included revegetation of levees and provision of flood refugia, we reintroduced 325 captive-bred individuals to the San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge between July 2002 and July 2005, and monitored their survival with radiotelemetry. 

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Stanislaus State nursing students spark healthy eating habits in Turlock fifth-graders

The initial hesitation felt by Brown Elementary School fifth-graders as they dipped chunks of homemade whole wheat bread into garlic, lime or basil olive oil turned into delight as they discovered yet another healthy food choice along with the help of Stanislaus State nursing students, who visited the campus Wednesday to teach them about the importance of nutrition.

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Stanislaus State and Peers Granted $3 Million by National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation has granted $3 million over the next five years to Stanislaus State and three other colleges to support students in computer science programs. The grant was awarded by the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program.

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Stanislaus State to Recieve $5.8 Million to Fund STEM Success Program

Stanislaus State’s College of Science has been awarded a five-year $5.8 million Department of Education grant to fund STEM (Students Transitioning to Engaged and Motivated) Success, a program designed to help improve freshman and transfer student retention and graduation rates in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. STEM Success replaces the former Central Valley Math and Science Academy (CVMSA).

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Stanislaus State receives $7.2 million to fund STEM programs

October 11, 2016

With the help of two grants totaling $7.2 million, Stanislaus State is hoping to increase the number of students in science, technology, engineering and math fields and help high-achieving, low-income students complete degree programs.

Stanislaus State’s College of Science was awarded a five-year $5.8 million Department of Education grant to fund Students Transitioning to Engaged and Motivated — or STEM —Success, a program designed to help improve freshman and transfer student retention and graduation rates in the STEM fields.

Giant extinct salmon fought with spike teeth during upriver spawning event

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Pitman High Junior Honored for Good Deeds at Stan State’s Willow Lake
August 31, 2016

HiMAP 6.0
September 10, 2016 - December 7, 2016
HiMAP 6.0 runs the whole academic school year. Get more information about the dates, times, flyer, and prices.

Stan State Accelerated Nursing Program Ranked No. 1 in California
August 16, 2016

A fossil giant tortoise from the Mehrten Formation of Northern California
Journal Issue: PaleoBios, 33(0)
Authors:
Biewer, Jacob, California State University Stanislaus
Sankey, Julia, California State University Stanislaus
Hutchison, Howard, University of California Museum of Paleontology
Garber, Dennis

LSAMP PROUD Scholars
Students from Stan State College of Science

Celeste Diaz - Biology - Outstanding Academic
Jacob Biewer - Geology - Outstanding Alumnus and Research
Guadalupe Calvillo - Chemistry - Outstanding Research and Service/Leadership
Taiga Yamaguchi - Biology - Outstanding Academic

Faculty from Stan State College of Science

Dr. Elvin Aleman

Stanislaus State and Peers Granted $3 Million by National Science Foundation