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Autism Center Answers Growing Need for Community Services

“We want to be a focal point for researchers, students and trainees, faculty, families and community, the additional space, she said, makes for a more comprehensive approach to training of future clinicians, scientists and therapists in autism and related …

New Research Findings on Eating Disorders Among Young Children

SDSU Department of Psychology researchers found that girls did not experience significantly greater eating disorder diagnoses than boys at age 9 and 10.By La Monica Everett-Haynes It was during a team meeting and discussion about the Adolescent Brain and...

Residual Tobacco Smoke Easily Pollutes New, Clean Materials

According to an interdisciplinary team of SDSU researchers, existing smoking regulations do not prevent unintended exposure to residual tobacco smoke. By La Monica Everett-Haynes The scent of stale tobacco may be found in thrift stores, decade-old books,...

SDSU Computer Science Students Takes 2nd Place at Hack.LAMobility Hackathon

The group name is "Safety in Motion" The problem that they wanted is to solve is how can we reduce traffic in Los Angeles? The Olympics in Los Angeles will be hosted in 2028, and there's already so much traffic in LA. I joined a team that didn't...

Research Horizons: Lluvia Flores-Rentería’s California Flora Research

The SDSU ecologist explores how climate change is affecting California plant life. By Kellie Woodhouse with video by Scott Hargrove How is climate change affecting Southern California flora? This question is at the very center of San Diego State University...

In Memoriam: Richard “Doc” Morris

Former colleagues and students look back on the 60-year teaching career of Richard “Doc” Morris. By Jeff Ristine “If I have a legacy,” Richard “Doc” Morris said near the end of a phenomenal 60-year career teaching physics at San Diego State University,...

SDSU Sage Project Announces Search for New Community Partnership

SDSU’s Sage Project is accepting applications from potential community partners for the 2019-20 academic year. By Ryan Schuler San Diego State University’s Sage Project is searching for a new partnership with a local community for the 2019-20 academic...

NASA Awards Three Fellowships to Support SDSU Student Research

The students will spend time each year working alongside NASA scientists. By Coleen L. Geraghty Three San Diego State University students have received multi-year fellowships from NASA to support their graduate research and education. Adrian Rivera and...

SDSU-Led Team Developing Instruments to Detect Language Problems Earlier

The research team is working on ways to better detect language problems in children prior to age 3, when intervention might be more effective. By La Monica Everett-Haynes Children with undiagnosed language problems are more likely to have difficulty in school, and...

ARCS Awards 18 Scholarships to STEM Students

Eighteen San Diego State University students majoring in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields were awarded scholarships from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation. The number of SDSU students...
For Night Vision, Snakes See a Clear Choice

For Night Vision, Snakes See a Clear Choice

To study which senses a rattlesnake uses to move in darkness, an SDSU doctoral student developed a bold but simple test. By Jeff Ristine San Diego State University doctoral student Hannes Schraft wanted to learn whether rattlesnakes find their way around at night with...

Advance your Career with a Degree in Science

SDSU’s College of Sciences is the region’s largest center for science education and research. Comprising eight departments and various specialties, our College offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as curricula for pre-professional students in medicine, veterinary medicine, and dentistry. Our coursework is enhanced by research centers that provide our students with real-world experience and seminars given by notable leaders in the field. We also maintain off-campus sites at the Mt. Laguna Observatory, Coastal Waters Laboratory, and nearly 9,000 acres comprising four biological sciences research stations. Our faculty remain leaders in their disciplines through their research, enabling our students to benefit from both practical classroom instruction, as well as hands-on laboratory work with our professors.

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