A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico
March 30, 2011 Volume 41 / Number 5


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The Celebratory Season

For the next several weeks, including Founders Week and culminating with Commencement week, we will witness many occasions that acknowledge the achievements of our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Science Educator Finalist in National STEM Competition
Irene Salter, Science Education, is among 12 education innovators from across the country chosen to present at the annual STEMposium awards ceremony. She will present her approach to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education to live and online audiences at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco April 1, competing for one of five grand prizes and for national recognition for bringing STEM education to life in the classroom in compelling new ways.
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Rouben Mohiuddin: Creating a Design Culture
Rouben Mohiuddin joined the faculty at Chico State in 2009, attracted to the University by an interior design program in transition. “It was going through major changes, and I was interested in the opportunity to grow with a program,” he says. The program is still changing, soon to become interior architecture.
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Busy Founders Week Schedule Highlights Heritage and Achievements
A remarkable story of ingenuity and resilience is one of the highlights of Chico State’s 2011 Founders Week, April 9–17.
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Researchers Use iPads to Take Political Science on the Road
Social scientists at Chico State are using a cluster of iPads in a mobile experimental lab to conduct cutting-edge research on political and economic attitudes in the United States and beyond. Paul Viotti, Political Science, is relying on the iPads to revolutionize the way he collects data on attitudes toward economic inequality.




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