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Jeremy Qualls Receives SR Chamber Excellence in Education Award
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Jeremy Qualls Receives SR Chamber Excellence in Education Award

Sonoma State University Physics Professor Jeremy Qualls has received the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Education Award. He was honored along with a handful of educators in categories from pre-school to four-year college at the Chamber’s Education and Business Partnership Breakfast this week. “It was very surreal when I heard my name called,” … Continue reading

Hutchins Professor Wendy Ostroff Publishes New Book About Deep Learning
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Hutchins Professor Wendy Ostroff Publishes New Book About Deep Learning

  A new book by Hutchins Professor Wendy L. Ostroff, “Cultivating Curiosity in K-12 Classrooms: How to Promote and Sustain Deep Learning,” has been selected by publisher ASCD as an Editor’s Choice book this year. “We learn by engaging and exploring, asking questions and testing out answers,” says the publisher. “Yet our classrooms are not … Continue reading

Lynn Stauffer, Sarah Dove Receive Women in Business Awards
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Lynn Stauffer, Sarah Dove Receive Women in Business Awards

Lynn Stauffer and Sarah Dove have been honored as the University’s first recipients of the North Bay Business Journal’s Women in Business awards. Stauffer, the Dean of the School of Science and Technology, joined the faculty of the Computer Science Department at Sonoma State in 1994 after earning her Ph.D. from UC Irvine. She is … Continue reading

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The Paradoxical Muhammad Ali (by Mike Ezra), Oxford University Press

Muhammad Ali’s funeral and memorial service brought together a seemingly incongruous cast of characters, once again spotlighting the many contradictions that have made it so difficult for commentators and biographers to extract a realistic assessment of his life. Even with a staggering amount written about him, Ali leaves behind a contested image largely characterized by … Continue reading