Grants and Sponsored Programs Report, December 2016-January 2017
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Grants and Sponsored Programs Report, December 2016-January 2017

Sonoma State University received $1,143,827 in new grant funding in the months of December, 2016 and January, 2017. Congratulations to the following principal investigators and project directors who have received new, additional or extended support for their sponsored awards. School of Education Department: Education Who: Dr. Rhianna Casesa Source: California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Grant: Sonoma … Continue reading

Visual Symphony: New Painting by Art Professor Emeritus Mark Perlman Hung in Weill Hall Lobby
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Visual Symphony: New Painting by Art Professor Emeritus Mark Perlman Hung in Weill Hall Lobby

A new painting by Sonoma State University Professor Emeritus Mark Perlman is on display in the lobby of Weill Hall at the Green Music Center at Sonoma State University. “Tower 2” was donated to the University by Perlman, who started at Sonoma State in 1988 and taught for more than 25 years. The painting was … Continue reading

Award-Winning Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas and Chicano Latino Studies Chair Daniel Malpica in Conversation Jan. 29 in Schroeder Hall
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Award-Winning Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas and Chicano Latino Studies Chair Daniel Malpica in Conversation Jan. 29 in Schroeder Hall

There will be plenty to talk about when Pulitzer-winning journalist, filmmaker and immigration rights activist Jose Antonio Vargas speaks at Sonoma State University on the topic of “A Post-Election Conversation About Immigration in America” on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in Schroeder Hall at the Green Music Center. He will be joined in conversation … Continue reading

SSU Professor Mariana G. Martinez Vying for Seat on SRJC Board of Trustees
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SSU Professor Mariana G. Martinez Vying for Seat on SRJC Board of Trustees

Aside from the two candidates running for president, the Sonoma State community has another candidate to watch on November 8. Sonoma State University Professor Mariana G. Martinez is running for a seat on the Santa Rosa Junior College Board of Trustees. Martinez is running to represent the 3-4-5 district, which covers Rohnert Park, Cotati, most … Continue reading

SSU Molecular Biologist Headed to Antarctica to Study Effects of Climate Change
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SSU Molecular Biologist Headed to Antarctica to Study Effects of Climate Change

Sonoma State University Biology Professor Sean Place is headed to Antarctica after receiving a $618,000 National Science Foundation grant to study how climate change might affect species living in extreme cold environments. The molecular biologist is specifically studying how temperature affects fish that have evolved in sub-zero waters over millions of years. Antarctic fish, he … Continue reading

The School of Business and Economics has Two New Additions for the 2016 Fall Semester
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The School of Business and Economics has Two New Additions for the 2016 Fall Semester

New additions to Sonoma State University’s School of Business and Economics are bringing new Entrepreneurship and International Finance expertise into the mix. Dr. Ramya Ghosh, an international finance expert and Dr. Sergio Canavati an authority on entrepreneurship and innovation, have been added to the roster of business and economics faculty. The new hires are part … Continue reading

Susan Flannery Adams Named Interim Director of SSU Business and Economics Career Center
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Susan Flannery Adams Named Interim Director of SSU Business and Economics Career Center

A new leadership team is taking shape in Sonoma State University’s School of Business and Economics Career Center. Human Resources Management Professor Susan Flannery Adams has been appointed interim Director of the Center. She joins interim Internship Director and Marketing Professor Dr. Kyuho Lee and Accounting Professor and Accounting Forum Club adviser Joe Standridge in … Continue reading