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Class of 2018 Outstanding Graduate

Congratulations to Kellen Gillooley for being named the 2018 Outstanding Graduate for Computer Science! Each outstanding graduate chooses his most influential professor and Kellen chose Dr. John Carroll. I asked him to tell us about his experiences here at SDSU,...

2018 Graduates

Congratulations to our 2018 Graduates! For the 2017/18 academic year the department graduated 25 BS, 10 BA, and 7 MS students with a degree in geology.  In addition, 1 student left with the honor of PhD.  As you can see in the above picture several students...

Congratulations to Annie Meier

Congratulations to Annie Meier, a psychology Master’s student, on receiving a Graduate Student Preceptorship Award from the Rheumatology Research Foundation (RRF). The RRF Preceptorship Award funds Annie’s research and pays for her travel to the American College of...

Thesis Defense – Peter Suazo (BS)

A River Runs Through It: GPR Investigations of the Silver Strand Peter Suazo Advisor: Dr. Allen Gontz Friday May 4th, 2017 CSL 422 – 3:50 to 4:10 pm Abstract The Silver Strand was examined using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and satellite imagery, to locate...

MS Thesis Defense – Spring 2018

  Theses Defenses of Spring 2018 MS Candidates Alexander Laws Using high-resolution Chirp subbottom data to map submerged paleoshorelines: Implications for uplift rates and archaeological sites, Northern Channel Islands, California, USA MS Candidate Advisor: Dr....

BS Thesis Defense – Spring 2018

  Theses Defenses Spring-2018 Spring 2018 BS Candidates Michael Levenson Using Ground Penetrating Radar to Determine Stratigraphic Architecture of the Cooloola Sand Mass, Southeastern, Queensland, Australia  BS Candidate Advisor: Dr. Allen Gontz Defense: May...

2018 Cyber Defense Team Competition

We are very proud to announce that the SDSU Cyber Defense Team won 2nd Place in the Western Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. They placed above well renowned schools like Stanford University, Cal Poly Pomona, UC Riverside, and Arizona State University....

Anton Donald Ptacek

Gone but not forgotten Lecturing to Shannon in the Blue Mountains, Australia Anton Donald Ptacek passed away at the age of 84 on March 22, 2018 in Edmonds, WA.   Don was born on November 17, 1933 in Chicago, IL to Anton and Anna Ptacek.  He was a...

Congratulations to Dr. Allison Vaughn

Congratulations to Dr. Allison Vaughn on receiving the WPA Early Career Research Award for her work on social relationships, stigma, and health! WPA EARLY CAREER RESEARCH AWARDALLISON VAUGHNSan Diego State University Dr. Allison Vaughn is Associate Professor...