Students honored with pre-doctoral fellowships

Five CSU Monterey Bay students – whose research interests include ocean acidification, “geek” culture and statistical methods used in AIDS research, among other topics – have been recognized by the California Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program.

Girls Love Science, Too

Girls interested in pursuing a career in marine science are exploring their options this week through a program at CSU Monterey Bay.

Community-based restoration, a few acres at a time

Rose Ashbach, a graduate student in the Applied Marine and Watershed Science program at CSU Monterey Bay, has left her mark on the campus while helping the university implement its master plan.

Business, IT building nearing halfway point of construction

As of July 1, the Business and Information Technology (BIT) building was approximately 40 percent complete.

BYOB, help RON

Attention, shoppers: Bring your own bag to Whole Foods

CSU Monterey Bay’s Return of the Natives program is getting some help from Whole Foods shoppers.

From July through September, shoppers at the grocery chain’s Monterey store can request that the five-cent refund they receive from bringing their own bags be directed to RON.

Capstone project leads to museum exhibit

CSU Monterey Bay alumna Erika D’Auria has turned her capstone project into an exhibit at the Monterey Museum of Art.

D’Auria (VPA 2014) is the guest curator of Define:/self/ – Exploring Female Identity, which opens July 11 at the museum’s Pacific Street location.

Teens tackle technology at summer camp

Sixty high school students are on campus July 7-15, learning how to program robots and design video games.

Reaching out to the world

CSU Monterey Bay’s reach extends far beyond California’s Central Coast. About 100 students from other nations attend CSUMB each year for a semester or two, and at least that many CSUMB students travel abroad.

CAMP gives student a helping hand

Ashley Rojas was nervous about attending college and scared of failing.

Ashley RojasBut thanks to the College Assistance Migrant Program, she was able to get over her fears and get the support she needed to succeed.

CAMP grant helps migrant students attain college dream

California State University, Monterey Bay has received a $2.1 million federal grant aimed at enrolling more migrant students in higher education.