College of Natural Sciences

Accomplishments

2018–2019

Dr. Nelson has been invited to participate in the Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Keck Center of The National Academies in Washington, DC. "This focus session presents an opportunity for astronomers and astrophysicists to provide critical contributions the Astro2020 decadal survey early in their career. Our goal is for the participants to come away from the event with a deeper understanding of the decadal survey and process, knowing that they have contributed to the current survey, and that they are now equipped to contribute to future decadal surveys in an effective manner."

CSU, Chico's Cener for Healthy Communities is the first in the nation to have a CalFresh Outreach contract with three higher Education systems, mimicking their work on 40 campuses and helping high need students meet their basic needs for improved health and academic success. Check out Anthony Hiseley's testimony on the impact CalFresh has had on his academic success. 

Dr. Cawa Tran from the Biological Sciences and Dr. Nicholas Nelson from Physics presented at the first ever EDX Chico on Monday, August 27. 

Alyson Wylie, Tehama County Program Manager for Center for Healthy Communities was published in Red Bluff's Daily News article titled "Why I love Red Bluff's farmers markets." The article was co-authored by Alyson and Kim Weir. 

Read the Simply Blood blog where Assistant Professor David Stachura and his lab were featured in this past summer.