Otters at the bottom of the world

While penguins and seals call it home, there are few permanent human residents on Antarctica. But, each year, several thousand people temporarily reside at research stations scattered across the continent.

At the moment, two of them are CSU Monterey Bay alumni.

Film showcases young people succeeding despite the odds

CSUMB student featured in documentary about East Salinas

A feature-length documentary that had its California premiere at the Carmel International Film Festival features a CSU Monterey Bay student.

Stanford futurist kicks off President's Speaker Series

'Future Monterey Bay' focus of speaker series

“Innovators, upstarts and mythmakers: the deep origins of Silicon Valley” will be the topic addressed by Stanford professor Paul Saffo on Nov. 4, when the President’s Speaker Series returns to Cal State Monterey Bay.

Students haunt house for a good cause

The Rotaract Club of CSU Monterey Bay wants to scare you.

About 15 of the club’s members have volunteered to help at the Castle of the Dead Haunted House in Salinas this Halloween season.

Student actors at last year's Haunted House

A hole-in-one for STEM education

CSU Monterey Bay students recently got hands-on experience teaching scientific concepts such as Archimedes’ principle and Newton’s theory of gravity through their application to golf.

The future teachers served as mentors in the Chevron STEM Zone, an interactive exhibit that highlights the scientific side of sports through a variety of hands-on learning stations for youngsters. The idea is that sports can make science more engaging.


Bikes can be rented at the Otter Cycle CenterOtter Pedal 2014 is coming to CSUMB Oct. 28

Students, faculty and staff are invited to pedal their way around campus, collecting information and prizes as they go.

Scholarship fund makes headlines

Awards surpass $1 million mark

After former Los Angeles Times photojournalist Alwin Krause died in 2002, his wife, Marian Krause, thought about how she could honor him.

She also wanted to pay tribute to her husband’s great-aunt, Florence Campbell Rathom, one of the first female journalists to work at the Providence Journal in Rhode Island.

Rock . . . honed for the holidays

December People returns to World Theater Nov. 8 by popular demand

Kick off the holiday season on Nov. 8 when the December People – Robert Berry, Gary Pihl, Dave Medd, David Lauser and Jack Foster – make an anticipated appearance at California State University, Monterey Bay’s World Theater. The group has played to enthusiastic, standing-room-only houses the last four years and this year promises more of the same.

Forum addresses the business of healthy eating

'Greater Vision' forum looks at public health and agriculture

The “Greater Vision” series of public forums on topics important to local agriculture and the larger community continues Oct. 22 at California State University, Monterey Bay. The topic is “The Business of Healthy Eating.”

Valley of the Heart comes to World Theater

Story of love and endurance staged Oct. 18 and 19

Valley of the Heart explores themes that are ever-present in California – immigration, racism, identity – and folds them into a love story and a history lesson.