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​Dr. Chelsea Rochman from University of Toronto talks about microplastics in the environment. We know her because she was a COAST awardee back in 2012 when she was a PhD student at San Diego State University! 


​Congratulations to California Maritime Academy in Vallejo for celebrating its 75 anniversary this month. The academy, first known as the California Nautical Schools, was founded in 1929 as a school to train young men interested in careers in the American Merchant Marine. The Academy now offers six undergraduate and one graduate degree and about 1,050 cadets are expected to be enrolled this fall, along with nearly 50 online graduate students.


​Six CSU campuses earned National Science Foundation funding to support educational opportunities for math and science majors pursuing a K-12 teaching credential. The campuses—Chico, San Diego, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Marcos and Stanislaus—received a combined $7.1 million in funding to support the development of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers.

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