CSULB students' creation of a non-invasive diagnostic tool for pulmonary physicians took the top prize at the university's Innovation Challenge last week.
Other products that made it to the finals in the competition were an "ultimate" travel toothbrush, a multifunctional pet leash and an online marketplace that provides toolboxes and algorithms coded in MATLAB to the education, commercial and government communities.
Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the University Achievement Awards honoring 14 members of the campus community.
The following people will be recognized at the event:
Nicholas Perkins Hardeman Academic Leadership Award
Outstanding Staff Member
Distinguished Faculty Scholarly and Creative Achievement Awards
Academic Affairs Award for Impact Accomplishment of the Year in Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity
Academic Affairs Awards for Outstanding Faculty Mentor for Student Engagement in Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity
Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award
Distinguished Faculty Advising Award
Early Academic Career Excellence Award
Alumni Community Service Award
Outstanding Undergraduate Research Student Award
Outstanding Graduate Research Student Award
The campus community is invited to attend a farewell gathering for retiring President Donald J. Para on Wednesday, April 23 from 2:30 to 4 pm at the Carpenter Center. The program will begin at 3 pm. Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Courses for May Intersession and Summer 2014 can now be accessed at Summer BeachBoard.
Staff are invited to participate in the 2014 Commencement ceremonies, May 20-23. Volunteers are needed to help make the day special for graduates and their families by:
Volunteers are asked to work a minimum of two-hour time periods. If you are interested and have received your supervisor's approval, please contact Michelle Terry via email at Michelle.Terry@csulb.edu or at extension 5-4546.
Finalists for the Vice President for Student Services position will be on campus over the next two weeks.
Faculty and staff are invited to learn more about the candidates, attend the open forums and provide feedback about the finalists. Information and a link to submit feedback may be found on the Student Services website.
Skip a trip to the gym and bike to work! On Thursday, May 15 from 7 to 9 am at the West Turnaround by the Brotman Hall fountain, CSULB Rideshare Sustainable Transportation is joining with the CSULB Cycling Club and JAX Bicycles to host a "Pit Stop/Energizing Station" to encourage, assist and thank people who ride their bikes to campus.
Refreshments and giveaway items will be offered, and mechanics from JAX Bikes will be on site to provide free 12-point safety inspections.
Bicycling is a great way to travel to work and stay fit at the same time. Call the Rideshare Coordinator at extension 5-4091 to help plan your trip to campus by bike.
The results are in. Dr. David Hood (History) has been reelected as CSULB's representative to the statewide Academic Senate. Thank you to Dr. Hood and to all of the candidates for their willingness to serve the university and the CSU system in this capacity.
Celebrate Earth Day at CSULB's Earth Expo. The event will take place on Tuesday, April 22 and Wednesday, April 23 from 11 am to 2 pm in the University Student Union.
Hosted by the Financial Management Green Team and ASI, the event includes information on sustainability, sustainable food and rewards.
Sustainable transportation vendors will be present only on April 22 to answer questions and provide consultations on walking, biking, carpooling, vanpooling and taking transit to campus.
For more information, contact Elissa Thomas at extension 5-4091 or Elissa.Thomas@csulb.edu.