CSU Leader
News and Information for California State University Leaders
Vol. 13, No. 7, April 14, 2014

Building a Greener University

Chico State Students

The California State University is looking to save the world… one sustainable effort at a time. From creating biodiesel fuel to becoming a zero waste campus, the CSU is striving to significantly reduce the University’s environmental impact and carbon footprint. More.

Producing the Next Wall Street Whiz

CSU Dominguez Hills's Financial Market Trading and Business Simulation LabSeeing scrolling ticker tapes rapidly changing as it reports real-time financial activity, watching massive screens displaying up-to-the-moment financial news, managing investment databases and mock financial portfolios are only some of the activities CSU students get to experience that allow them to refine and enhance their skills as business and finance professionals. More.

CSU Libraries Going Above and Beyond Traditional Books

Amit Majumdar from the San Diego Supercomputer Center explains how supercomputers can be used to carry out research at CSU campuses during the Power Up Your Research and Teaching Workshop at CSU San Bernardino.As the digital era rapidly evolves, libraries at CSU campuses are embracing the change and are implementing more virtual resources to boost academic success by giving students the tools they need to excel in their classes. More.



What's Tweeting

@calstate: Sonoma State and CSU San Marcos collaborate to provide wine business education across California ow.ly/vMhf1

@CalStateEastBay: Cal State East Bay receives $600,000 gift from Bayer USA Foundation for its "groundbreaking" STEM Institute: cnb.cx/1k4nw9s

@Fresno_State: Our Craig School of Business is among TOP 5% worldwide to earn extension of prestigious accreditation by AACSB Int'l. bit.ly/1sCboR5

@SacState: #SacStateNews Sacramento State and SMUD enter into an energy partnership. bit.ly/1e67v2E

@CSUBakersfield: CSUB's Blog page for stories on College Making it Happen and The Consent Project: t.co/Ju3T1ZG4da

@SDSU: SDSU students used art to raise funds and combat modern-day slavery in San Diego ow.ly/vH5GD

Science and the CSU

Featured Post: Student Researchers Connect with CSU President, Trustees

CSU Bakersfield student Kelsey Padilla discussing her research on the relationship between sea surface temperatures and precipitation levels with CSUB President Horace Mitchell and Governor Jerry Brown

Student researchers and their faculty mentors presented their scientific findings to Gov. Brown, CSU campus presidents and Trustees during the CSU COAST-WRPI Poster Reception.

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