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Awe, Goosebumps and Huge Potential

NASA released the first images taken by their latest and most technologically advanced telescope yet – what does this mean for SDSU’s astronomers?

How To Be Perceived, That is the Question

Theater background bolsters psychology graduate to pursue PhD

Making a MARC

SDSU’s Maximizing Access to Research Careers program has helped 173 students find success as nascent researchers.

Math is Magical

As a proud Chicana woman, Lee is excited she gets to answer very practical questions with her favorite subject. “It will always stay magical; you have crazy, obscure math and it describes how real things work.”

Combatting Cancer with Collaboration

SDSU Cancer CoRe Takes Interdisciplinary Approach

Chemists Receive Prestigious Grants For Innovative Research On Improving Drug Development

Two professors are the most recent recipients of NSF CAREER awards at SDSU for their work on mechanisms underlying cancer and COVID-19 treatments.

Thomas B. Day Awards for Excellence in Physics

President Day was a tremendously accomplished man, and in many ways, most well-known for his work as President of SDSU. Less known is that he was a widely published and successful physicist.

SDSU Astronomy Department Receives $14 Million Bequest

San Diego State University has received the largest donation to a single department in the university’s history, a $14 million gift to the Department of Astronomy.



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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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