Mobile devices just a click away

As students prepare to return to campus, they don't have to worry about buying the latest technology. They can rent it by the week, month or semester at CSU Monterey Bay's TechRent store.

This fall, the store is back for its fifth year, offering students an affordable alternative to costly purchases.

Since the spring of 2010, TechRent has saved students more than $616,000 in equipment purchase costs and generated nearly $66,000 in rental fees. That money supports the store's operations and covers the cost of purchasing additional technology.

Students headed to Washington internships

Two CSU Monterey Bay students are about to get an up-close look at the inner workings of government.

Jesse ReyesIn late August, Jesse Reyes and Dahlia Ezekwonna will travel to Washington, D.C.,where they will spend the semester working as interns and earning academic credit.

MASTERING MATH

Algebra Academy gives middle schoolers a head start

More than 100 incoming eighth-graders will spend the last days of their summer break immersed in math at the Bruce W. Woolpert Algebra Academy, which began Aug. 7 at Graniterock headquarters in Watsonville.

'Follow your heart,' Junior Otters told

Nationally honored program ‘graduates’ 180

“Find your heart. Follow your heart and you will find your destiny,” playwright Luis Valdez told a group assembled in the University Center at CSU Monterey Bay on July 30.

Valdez, founder of El Teatro Campesino and an original faculty member at CSUMB, spoke to an audience of several hundred youngsters, their parents and educators.

California Peace Award for student, alumnus

A CSU Monterey student and an alumnus will be recognized by Assemblyman Luis Alejo as California Peace Award winners for the 30th Assembly District.

Elizabet Zepeda-Gonzalez, a social and behavioral sciences major, believes that keeping young people involved in their community is a way to keep the peace.

Ocean science attracts summer researchers

Many universities offer a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, but they don't have what CSU Monterey Bay has to offer.

The bay and the National Marine Sanctuary – and the research institutions that surround them – are hard to beat for anyone interested in studying ocean science.

Book illuminates emotions around racism

“Combined Destinies: Whites Sharing Grief about Racism,” edited by Ann Todd Jealous and Caroline Insert a description of the image here.Haskell, was published about 18 months ago, but continues to draw attention for its important message.

CSUMB adding faculty for upcoming school year

With enrollment in the California State University system expected to top 450,000 for the upcoming school year, hundreds of new faculty members have been hired.

CSUMB, Carmel collaborate on city project

A Carmel city councilwoman put out a call for help, and CSU Monterey Bay faculty, staff and students responded.

For their work in mapping the city’s trails using geographic information systems, the team was honored at a City Council meeting in early July.

College Seniors

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute brings the 50-and-better set back to school

What do Tolstoy, local government and the California condor have in common?