Biology student on microbe mission

Andrea ValdezAndrea Valdez, a senior biology major, is on a microbe mission.

Valdez, in conjunction with Dr. Gretchen Hofmann’s lab at UC Santa Barbara, is studying a wasting disease contributing to the recent demise of sea stars, a keystone species in the near-shore environment.

Innovation and Big Data

iiED logoEach month during the school year, CSU Monterey Bay’s Institute for Innovation and Economic Development sponsors an informal event that brings together faculty, staff, students and community members to discuss innovative ideas in a particular field.

Faculty member captures the spirit of Fort Ord

Fort Ord – once the largest military base in the American West – was a vital center during much of photo of abandoned Fort Ord building shown a muralthe 20th century. More than a million people lived and worked at the base.

Students take tech ideas for test ride

Cal State Monterey Bay students will put their creative and technical skills to work at HACK UCSC 2015.

Rock . . . honed for the holidays

December People returns to World Theater Nov. 8 by popular demand

Kick off the holiday season on Nov. 8 when the December People – Robert Berry, Gary Pihl, Dave Medd, David Lauser and Jack Foster – make an anticipated appearance at California State University, Monterey Bay’s World Theater. The group has played to enthusiastic, standing-room-only houses the last four years and this year promises more of the same.

CSUMB celebrates Native American Heritage Month

CSU Monterey Bay celebrates Native American Heritage Month in November with talks, a film screening, a poetry reading, photography exhibit, musical performance and panel discussion – all around the theme of “generational voices.”

Students take top honors at SACNAS

Four students with CSUMB ties won top honors at SACNASCSU Monterey Bay students took a first-place award and two seconds at the recent conference of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science.

Learn about instructional science grad program

Open house scheduled for Nov. 6

The public is invited to learn about California State University, Monterey Bay's master’s degree program in Instructional Science and Technology at an open house on Nov. 6.

The program prepares students for positions in the fast-changing fields of modern education and training. It enables graduates to advance in their current careers and will position them to assume leadership roles in education and training.

Thinking outside the borders

La Santa Cecilia – A band with a message

La Santa Cecilia is set to rock CSU Monterey Bay’s University Center on Oct. 29.

Otters at the bottom of the world

While penguins and seals call it home, there are few permanent human residents on Antarctica. But, each year, several thousand people temporarily reside at research stations scattered across the continent.

At the moment, two of them are CSU Monterey Bay alumni.