Grad student pays it forward

UROC propels Liz Lopez to master's program at USD

Liz Lopez, a 2013 graduate of CSU Monterey Bay, has fit right in at the University of San Diego, where she is pursuing a master’s degree in marine science.

Capping off college with senior projects

This semester's festival set for Dec. 19 and 20

Alyssa Huerta had some valuable insights while creating a portfolio of work around the theme of “youth and future.”

To fulfill a CSU Monterey Bay requirement that all seniors complete a capstone – a creative or research project – the Human Communication major, who presented her capstone last year, wrote three poems and five short stories.

Student's artwork promotes First Night Monterey

Artwork by a CSUMB design student is gracing the marketing materials for  First Night Monterey – the result of a longstanding relationship between the university and the First Night Monterey posterevent’s organizers.

Tales of Salinas to be screened Dec. 9, 11

For years, Professor Rina Benmayor’s students at CSU Monterey Bay have worked to preserve memories of the residents of Salinas.

Students in her Oral History and Community Memory service learning classes have designed, conducted and archived oral histories focused on life stories and Chinatown memories of members of the Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, and Latino communities. They have also recorded memories of Salinas residents during key moments of 20th century history.

Sixth-graders 'commit' to attend college

It will be years before they even graduate from high school, but hundreds of sixth-grade students are already planning for college, thanks to a program at CSU Monterey Bay.

Community invited to Dec. 8 winter concert

This year's concert theme is California State University, Monterey Bay’s Music and Performing Arts Department invites the community to attend its annual winter concert.

The concert will be held at 3 p.m., Dec. 8, in the World Theater on Sixth Avenue.

Planning the future of Fort Ord

Last month's election featured competing ballot measures about growth on part of Fort Ord. Both went down to defeat.

Fort Ord ColloquiumStrong feelings on all sides are understandable; the land that makes up the former Fort Ord is a unique and priceless resource. 


Capstone Festival presents screen gems

Cinematic Arts students show their work Dec. 19

The World Theater on the campus of CSU Monterey Bay will host student films at this year’s Fall Capstone Festival, scheduled for two public screenings on Thursday, Dec. 19. The matinee screening will begin at 1 p.m.; the program will repeat for the evening show at 6 p.m. Admission and parking are free.

'Dine to Donate' for typhoon relief

Dining Commons event to benefit victims

It seems that people and food come together in times of great tragedy.

After Typhoon Haiyan – one of the most powerful storms on record – hit the Philippines on Nov. 8, members of the Asian Pacific Islander Association and staff member Jihan Ejan thought about ways to help some of the millions of people affected by the storm.

Murals highlight new neighborhood park

Butterflies and birds are depicted in Pajaro muralStudents in Professor Johanna Poethig’s painting and mural class at Cal State Monterey Bay are helping to brighten a park and learning valuable lessons in the process.