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 begins 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?

A+ for this teacher

Alumna finalist for presidential award

A CSU Monterey Bay graduate has been nominated for a national teaching award.

High Fidelity

Music students mix it up in recording studio

When students in CSU Monterey Bay’s Music and Performing Arts Department enrolled in an advanced audio production class in 2013, they were signing up for the opportunity to work on a real-world project.