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Seven Ways to Save Water in the California Drought

The CSU’s Water Resources and Policy Initiatives (WRPI) leverages the expertise of about 250 researchers from throughout the CSU to help solve the state’s complex water issues. Due in part to this system-wide initiative, the CSU is now recognized as a critical resource working to solve the state’s w

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SF State study finds deadly frog fungus dates back to 1880s

A deadly fungus responsible for the extinction of more than 200 amphibian species worldwide has coexisted harmlessly with animals in Illinois and Korea for more than a century, a pair of studies have found.Amphibians in Illinois have been coexisting with the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, or

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​The juvenile gopher rockfish is one of the species that research faculty are working with to determine how fish are affected by

Collaborative Research Leads to CSU Science Success

CSU faculty members continue to make waves in the science community as five CSU researchers have won a prestigious grant of nearly $900,000 from the National Science Foundation to conduct collaborative research on ocean acidification and hypoxia.

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10 Inventions Made in the CSU

​​CSU campuses are hotbeds for innovation: campus resources and faculty mentorship gives students the support system to develop into entrepreneurs, while faculty research provides solutions and innovations to meet the needs of California’s changing economy. Here are 10 inventions—ranging from s

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Student Researchers Connect with CSU President, Trustees

Student researchers and their faculty mentors spend years working on projects that help solve complex water and coastal zone challenges. For 25 student-faculty teams, their experiments culminated with presentations of their findings to Governor Jerry Brown, CSU campus presidents, Trustees and other

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Research Takes Spotlight at CSU Symposium

​​​Nearly 700 students, faculty, alumni, administrators and partners gathered at the 26th annual CSU Biotechnology Sym​posium in Santa Clara Jan. 9-11 to share research and advance innovation in the life sciences. The symposium, organized by the CSU’s Program for Education and Research in Biotechno

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Archive Enables Salton Sea Solutions

Southern California’s Salton Sea is a big, complicated problem, and for the past 30 years, lawmakers, farmers, environmentalists, water agencies and other stakeholders have been trying to solve it. In fact, it’s hard to keep track of all the work that’s been done. The Salton Sea Authority, a joint

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Bridging the Gap between Academia and Sacramento

On October 4, CSU’s Council on Ocean Affairs, Science & Technology (COAST) hosted a one-day workshop at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where faculty and students in science disciplines learned successful strategies on how to bridge the gap between academia and Sacramento. COAST collaborated with Stat

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MLML Graduate Awarded the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship

Michael Fox, who recently completed his M.S. at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, is one of three recipients of the 2013 Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship. The scholarship, which is awarded annually to only three to four scholars from across the country, provides financial support to encourage independen

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SCMI Pursuing a Mission of Research and Education

  Students participating in lab and field research during the CSU Marine Biology Semester The Southern California Marine Institute (SCMI) —a consortium of 11 Southern California universities, including eight CSU campuses—has been providing marine research and education support to the CSU for

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Catching up with CSU’s Watershed Management Interns

In 2011, the CSU’s Water Resources and Policy Initiatives (WRPI) launched a four-year internship program intended to harness the research capacity of CSU faculty and students in order to address the critical water issues facing California. The USDA-funded Watershed Management Internships are alread

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