CSU Leader
News and Information for California State University Leaders
Vol. 12, No. 15, August 8, 2013

Experiencing the Culture of Summer Arts

Experiencing the Culture of Summer Arts

Students from all over California gathered at CSU Monterey Bay this summer to enhance their skills in the arts. Conquering an entire semester’s worth of work in two weeks, art scholars learned how to excel in everything from creating powerful documentaries to impacting audiences through theater.

With over 350 attendees this summer, CSU Summer Arts paired professional artists and CSU professors with students looking to develop new artistic skills or enhance their existing talents. More.

Generosity Supporting the CSU

Fundraising efforts and support through grants, donations and gifts are crucial to the success of the CSU. Gift commitments help improve pathways to degrees, provide scholarships for students, build technologically advanced facilities and support innovative teaching models and partnerships. In the past three years, the CSU has received more than $708 million in philanthropic support. More.

Saving Abalones, One Intern at a Time

Sonoma State University undergraduate student Athena Maguire surveying red abalone, DFG Abalone Research Internship Summer 2011As a response to the increasingly low red abalone population on the North Coast, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) recently implemented new abalone fishery regulations. CSU students played a vital role in helping put the regulations in place by serving as research interns for the CDFW. Through the CSU Council on Ocean Affairs, Science & Technology (COAST) program, several students were chosen to work with the CDFW and learned how to scuba dive and operate boats so they could conduct abalone density surveys. More.



Tweet Roundup

@calstate: CSU students now have access to a wide range of fully online classes from other CSUs. Courses offered at calstate.edu/concurrent

@CSUEBnews: President Morishita offers advice to university leaders throughout the nation ow.ly/2yWvTQ

@sacstate: #SacStateNews Sac State has its first of six planned bins for recycling over-the-counter and prescription drugs. bit.ly/19LV20t

@csunorthridge: #jounalism professor David Blumenkrantz applauded for his photography of @Dodgers covered in @ArroyoSecoJrnl. ow.ly/nv5Qf

@chicostate: Prof. John Roussell has a Chico State of mind as he performs with artists & actors in Jay Z's new video #PicassoBaby bit.ly/13NV80j

@calpoly: Are we ready for robot cars? #CalPolyprofessor Patrick Lin explores the ethics of new tech in @WIRED bit.ly/13jbhyp

CSU Voices & Views

Featured Post: Knowing the Signs

Marny Fern (right) helped create a simple checklist to more quickly recognize sepsis

Read how Marny Fern, who graduated from the nursing master’s program at CSU Stanislaus, has raised awareness about early detection of sepsis.


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