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2018 Student Research Symposium

March 12, 2018

Ten SDSU Students Advance to CSU Student Research Competition (Ryan Schuler)

The following College of Sciences students were recognized with $500 President's Awards for outstanding achievement in original scholarship. They will represent SDSU at the California State University (CSU) Student Research Competition: Jamie Renna, Psychology (Mentor: Phillip Holcomb); David White, Psychology (Mentor: Ksenija Marinkovic); and Madison Kennedy, Biochemistry (Mentor: Christal Sohl).

  March 21st, 2018

SDSU Hosts Kyoto Prize Winner Dr. Takashi Mimu (Katie White)

Mimura's lecture, "My 50 Years with the Transistor," will take place from 10-11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 21 in the Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.

  March 15th, 2018

Why the Buzzed Brain Thinks It Knows What It's Doing (Michael Price)

A new study led by psychologist Ksenija Marinkovic at San Diego State University sheds light on the question of why people feel like they are in complete control of their actions when they're drinking even while their cognitive control is clearly impaired.

  March 7th, 2018

SDSU Ecologist Heads Regional Climate Summit (Michael Price)

"Often, ecologists and climate scientists do our separate sciences, and we thought it would be a great idea to work together and synthesize our knowledge," said SDSU ecologist Megan Jennings, who was honored at the event with the Climate Adaptation Leadership Award, presented by the Climate Science Alliance.

  February 16th, 2018

Global Warming's Frozen Giant (Nala Rogers)

The importance of the collecting year round measurements in the Arctic to improve our model simulations has been progressively recognized by the community and society, as shown by the continuing interest by the media in the research results of San Diego State University's Global Change Research Group.

  February 14th, 2018

World's Most Venomous Spiders Are Actually Cousins (Michael Price)

Two groups of highly venomous spiders might be seeing more of each other at family reunions. A new study led by SDSU biologist Marshal Hedin has found that two lineages of dangerous arachnids found in Australia--long classified as distantly related in the official taxonomy.

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