The College of Engineering recently held its first workshop on how to meet the needs of diverse types of students considering engineering. Organized by Dr. Alvaro Monge (Computer Science) through a grant from the National Center for Women and Information Technology, the workshop featured CSULB social psychology postdoctoral researchers Matt Jackson and Mia Steinberg who are looking at why women make up a small percentage of the engineering workforce. Learn more.
Academic Technology Services is working with Desire2Learn to perform important upgrades to BeachBoard on Saturday, May 21. From midnight-11:59 p.m. on May 21 faculty, staff and students will not be able to access BeachBoard. Learn more.
There is still time to participate in Faculty Watch, an important industry survey conducted by OnCampus Research and published by the National Association of College Stores. Faculty members’ opinions will be used to help the 49er Shops, Inc. improve service to faculty and students. Three participants from campus will win $100 gift cards. The last day to participate in this short survey is April 22. Begin the survey.
CSULB’s Innovation Challenge finalists included a mobile boxing ring, a high-tech virtual reality controller, a solar-powered phone charger and a sustainable retailer. Learn more.
Professor and author Anand Yang will discuss “Subaltern Speak: An Indian Soldier's Travelogue of China, 1900-1901” at the 14th Annual Solanki Lecture on April 27 at the University Theatre, Room 108. Learn more.