Puppet-based animation workshops at CSUMB

Animator Sam Koji Hale will present a workshop on April 10Sam Koji Hale, an animator and puppet maker, will visit CSU Monterey Bay on April 10 for a pair of events open to the public.

Hale has more than a decade of experience making animated films, which combine computer effects with puppetry, and has won numerous awards for his work.

On the outside looking in

Lysley Tenorio visits campus April 8 as part of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Short-story writer Lysley Tenorio will read from his work April 8 at CSU Monterey Bay. The public is invited to this free event.

Professor creates Fort Ord exhibit

Imagine shipping out to war tomorrow. What would your art look like today?

Fort Ord – once the largest military base in the American West – was a vital center during much of the 20th century. More than a million people lived and worked at the base, embedding the current architectural ruin with layers of murals and traces of their lives. Planet Ord explores the contemporary experience and historical echoes of their abandoned city, relating it to the many lost places in contemporary America. 

Striving to reach a bold goal

Jeff EdmondsonJeff Edmondson, managing director of Strive Together, will speak at CSU Monterey Bay on April 9 as the President’s Speaker Series concludes for the year.

Alumna honored with teaching award

Miriam Lopez, a seventh-grade teacher at Vista Verde Middle School in Greenfield, has been honored for her work in the classroom.

Miriam Lopez with news anchor Dan GreenLopez, who earned a teaching credential from CSU Monterey Bay and is currently enrolled in the university’s master of arts in education program, was given the Crystal Apple Award by television station KSBW.

Father Serra biographer lectures on April 3

Gregory OrfaleaGregory Orfalea, author of Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra’s Dream and the Founding of California, will make a presentation at CSU Monterey Bay on April 3. The community is invited to this free event.

Students selected for CSU-wide competition

Event highlights excellence in research

Outstanding work by CSU Monterey Bay students on topics including the changing media landscape, the effectiveness of a workplace exercise program and nitrous oxide emissions of lettuce crops will be presented at a systemwide competition in May.

Plunging into research

Grant allows undergrads to get first-hand experience

A NSF grant will provide for summer research experiences at CSUMBOne of CSU Monterey Bay’s selling points is its proximity to the bay. Students enjoy the recreational activities associated with it; they can also work with faculty members and scientists on research projects tied to it.

Should California have the highest minimum wage in the U.S.?

Ethics panel examines the topic March 27

Tens of thousands of California’s hourly workers will become the best paid in the country when a new minimum wage law goes into effect.

Student artists' work to be installed April 18

A vital part of being an artist is entering works into juried competitions. Students at CSU Monterey Bay had the opportunity to do that, thanks to a generous donation from a faculty member.