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

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

New Art Exhibit by Psychology Professor Geri Olson Presents Dolls as Storytellers
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New Art Exhibit by Psychology Professor Geri Olson Presents Dolls as Storytellers

“Star Wars.” “The Muppets.” “The Labyrinth.” These distinctly different movies all have one thing in common: they use dolls to as central figures to tell their stories. Illustrating this point, Sonoma State University Psychology Professor Geri Olson has co-curated “Journeys Through Light and Dark: Dolls as Tellers of Stories,” on view at the Petaluma Arts … Continue reading