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.

Biology student on microbe mission

Andrea ValdezAndrea Valdez, a senior biology major, is on a microbe mission.

Valdez, in conjunction with Dr. Gretchen Hofmann’s lab at UC Santa Barbara, is studying a wasting disease contributing to the recent demise of sea stars, a keystone species in the near-shore environment.

CSUMB celebrates Native American Heritage Month

CSU Monterey Bay celebrates Native American Heritage Month in November with talks, a film screening, a poetry reading, photography exhibit, musical performance and panel discussion – all around the theme of “generational voices.”

Students take top honors at SACNAS

Four students with CSUMB ties won top honors at SACNASCSU Monterey Bay students took a first-place award and two seconds at the recent conference of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science.

Learn about instructional science grad program

Open house scheduled for Nov. 6

The public is invited to learn about California State University, Monterey Bay's master’s degree program in Instructional Science and Technology at an open house on Nov. 6.

The program prepares students for positions in the fast-changing fields of modern education and training. It enables graduates to advance in their current careers and will position them to assume leadership roles in education and training.

Thinking outside the borders

La Santa Cecilia – A band with a message

La Santa Cecilia is set to rock CSU Monterey Bay’s University Center on Oct. 29.

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