College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is a leader in undergraduate and graduate student research. Housed in a complex that includes the recently completed, state-of-the-art Hall of Science, the Molecular and Life Sciences Center, the Microbiology Building, and Faculty Office 3, the college's six departments offer 22 degree programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
- CSULB Provost Brian Jersky recently announced the 2017 University Achievement Awards. Congratulations to all the winners and especially to CNSM's Dr. Prashanth Jaikumar, Physics & Astronomy, recipient of a Distinguished Faculty Scholarly and Creative Achievement Award; Dr. Stephen Mezyk, Chemistry & Biochemistry, recipient of the award for Outstanding Faculty Mentor for Student Engagement in Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity; and Jamie Gleason, Chemistry & Biochemistry, recipient of an Outstanding Undergraduate Student Research Award.
- CNSM has received $2.3 Million for the first CSULB endowed dean position and a graduate fellowship. The college is thrilled to have this partnership with a donor to fulfill our mission for student success. We echo President Conoley's words: "We are incredibly grateful for such a transformational gift" that supports the college's teaching, research and scholarly work and service to the community.
- CSULB had a large representation at the 2016 ABRCMS Meeting (Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students; Nov. 9-12 in Tampa, FL). CSULB Biochemistry major Lukas Fuentas (a Beckman Scholar) received a best poster presentation award in Biochemistry. Lukas is an undergraduate researcher in Dr. Paul Weers's lab. His poster reported his project "Ionic Interactions of the C-terminal Domain of Apolipoprotein AI are Responsible for Oligomerization". Congratulations to Lukas and his mentor, Dr. Weers!
- The Women in STEM Career Panel on Tuesday, 10/11/2016, drew dozens of female CSULB students to hear professionals share their experiences and advice in their successful STEM careers. The panel, organized by STEMx: Sisters in Motion and the CSULB President's Commission on the Status of Women, is the first in a hoped-for series. To stay up to date on future STEMx: Sisters in Motion events, fill out an information form at BeachSync. Men and women are both welcome.
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||Last Day of Spring Classes.
||CNSM Commencement. 1:00pm. Central Quadrangle.
||CNSM Fellows Colloquium. Black Gold in California: The Story of the California Petroleum Industry. Dr. Robert D. Francis. 6:30-8:00pm
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