California State University, Long Beach
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Close up of machine crushing blue ice.

Contents

President’s Message

Research, scholarships enhance teaching at Long Beach State

Microscopic image if a cell.

Finding Cancer’s Stress Level

Cancer cells tend to thrive, not die, under duress

Students celebrate during the Pan-African cultural commencement celebration.

Eliminating Barriers to a College Education

Professors find ways to recruit students and teachers of color

 
Young girl standing in front of a blackboard with multiple languages written on it.

Foreign Language Hits Home

Heritage Language increases success among young learners

Airplane landing.

Finding Ways to Make Airplanes Safer

New materials could lead to better construction

Microscopic image of cells.

Spotlighting Research

A look at the studies of four professors

 
Young woman dancing.

Dancing Through the Pain

Dancers learn how mechanics and movement affect rate of injuries

Girl digging in a garden.

Feeding a Need

Program targets food and housing insecurities

Shoppers in a large store.

Are Americans the World’s Greatest Consumers?

Professor’s new book explores the question

 
Panda climbing up a tree.

Studying a Life in Black and White

Panda’s Coloring Tells Story of its Behavior and Environment

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Funding Summary

Number of grants for research programs rose significantly this year.