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Student Researchers Bring Big Ideas

CSU students are addressing today’s top issues including the impact of minimum wage increases, California’s water crisis, and the public perception of police officers.

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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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CSUMB Student Selected for Prestigious Marine Scholarship

CSU Monterey Bay Graduate Student Emily Aiken will be developing innovative technology to further advance research on the wonders of the deep sea thanks to the 2014 Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship. Awarded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of National Marine Sanctu

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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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COAST covered across CSU

In the wake of the Jan. 25 launch of the inaugural COAST Faculty-Student Poster Reception, coverage of the christening continues to ripple throughout the CSU. (“From the lab, the beach, the abyss” offers “A Closer Look” in Science & the CSU.) In “Plastic Soup,” a post in the CSU Voices and Vie

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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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Igniting Fire Research at HSU’S Fire Lab

In 2012, federal agencies spent $1.9 billion battling wildfires in the United States. Wildfires are getting larger, causing more damage and becoming more dangerous and expensive to fight. Humboldt State University’s Wildland Fire Laboratory is working to understand the flammability differences of fu

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