Art in the service of science

Science illustration students exhibit work through June 15

If you’ve ever wondered about the artwork that illustrates science textbooks, field guides, and interpretive signs in parks and nature preserves, you have the opportunity to learn about it at an exhibit in Pacific Grove.Giraffe

A diver's eye view--without getting wet

CSUMB's Seafloor Mapping Lab helps with Point Lobos project

Visitors to Point Lobos State Marine Reserve are now able to visualize what the undersea world looks like, thanks in part to work by students and staff members of CSU Monterey Bay’s Seafloor Mapping Lab.

Data collected by the lab was used to create a 3D model of the underwater park, which helps visitors understand what lies beneath the sea. Until now, only divers could experience the mysterious underwater seascape of Point Lobos, with its kelp forests, schools of fish and marine mammals.

'Help others achieve their dreams,' graduates told

Obama administration official is commencement keynote speaker

On a breezy, sunny morning, Cecilia Muñoz urged the graduates of California State University, Monterey Bay to maintain the quest for learning that brought them to the university.

'Spirit of service'

Commencement remarks by Cecilia Muñoz

Cecilia Muñoz, an adviser to President Obama and director of the Domestic Policy Council, delivered the commencement speech at CSU Monterey Bay on May 17, 2014.

Here are her remarks:

I’d like to start by congratulating the Class of 2014 — you look pretty good!

Students honored for academic excellence

CSU Monterey Bay will hold its annual honors convocation May 16, recognizing more than 250 students for their distinguished academic achievements.

This year’s event was moved from the University Center to Freeman Stadium, and from its traditional date in late April to the day before commencement.

Five students will receive special awards, 22 will be honored for their Service Learning work and 247 will be acknowledged for having earned grade-point averages of at least 3.5.

'We See It This Way'

Student capstones on display at Steinbeck Center

While most capstone projects are displayed during the end-of-semester campus-wide festival at Cal State Monterey Bay, for years a few have been exhibited at the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas.

This year, the center showcased the work of three Visual and Public Art students, two Human Communication students and an Integrated Studies major who combined art and psychology.

CSUMB aims for zero-waste move-out

University partners with local agencies to recycle, reuse

Some interesting – and valuable – stuff gets discarded during the rush to clean out residence hall rooms and move home for the summer.

From Air Force medic to college graduate

'CSUMB made a difference for me'

Tina Banks has beaten the odds.

Faculty grants support summer projects

Eight summer faculty projects in the area of innovative teaching and learning have been funded through the generous support of the CSUMB Foundation board’s annual fund.

The projects are focused on innovative ways to serve students, and include approaches that address scalability, use of technology, and incorporation of new pedagogies

Capping off college with senior projects

Capstone Festival set for May 14, 15 and 16

Alyssa Nally has been working with the Monterey chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, implementing the foundation’s Rise Above Plastics program.