Youth soccer clinic set for Saturday morning

Youngsters gather around CSUMB's mascot at a soccer clinic in 2000CSU Monterey Bay's men's and women's soccer teams will hold a free clinic on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Otter Sports Complex.

Acting out against sexual assault

Call it an innovative approach to tackling a sensitive subject.

Sex Signals posterOn Sept. 2, an acting troupe, Catharsis Productions, will make its first appearance at CSU Monterey Bay in a production called “Sex Signals.”

Former AS officer heads to Washington for internship

While other students are returning to the classroom this fall, Wendy Holman is heading to Washington, D.C., where she will spend the semester working in the office of a member of the House of Representatives.

Students present environmental research

A contingent of CSU Monterey Bay students and faculty members will be among those presenting research at the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America.

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.


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.