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The Strike for Black Lives: Growth of community in the Cal-Bridge program
Physics Today
July 20, 2022

Carol Hood, professor of physics at CSUSB and the associate director of the Cal-Bridge program, co-wrote this article with Alexander L. Rudolph, professor of physics and astronomy at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona and the director of the Cal-Bridge program.  

For both Israelis and Palestinians, Biden’s agenda looks like Trump’s
Democracy for the Arab World Now
July 19, 2022

Ahlam Muhtaseb, a professor of media studies at California State University, San Bernardino, was quoted in an article about the Biden administration’s Middle East policies as President Joe Biden visited Israel and Saudi Arabia, and how those policies affect Palestinians. Muhtaseb pointed out that "nothing has hurt Palestinians and the Palestinian struggle more than normalization with Arab and Muslim countries." It has effectively nullified the Arab Peace Initiative, first unveiled in 2002, in which all 22 states in the Arab League offered peace and normalized relations with Israel in exchange for the creation of a Palestinian state, with its capital in East Jerusalem, and Israel's withdrawal from all the territories it has occupied since 1967.

Analysis: How much closer can Biden bring Saudi Arabia to Israel?
Al Jazeera
July 19, 2022

Ahlam Muhtaseb, CSUSB professor of communication studies, was quoted in an article about the normalization of relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel, and what that could mean for Palestinians.

Biden’s recent Middle East trip: Long on controversy, short on accomplishments
Between the Lines (podcast)
July 20, 2022

David Yaghoubian, professor of history at California State University, San Bernardino, discussed President Joe Biden’s recent trip to the Middle East and his administration’s policies for the region.

CSUSB professor discusses Biden’s Middle East policy and trip to the region
KPOO Radio (San Francisco)
July 19, 2022

In the web player, enter 7/19/22 4:15 PM to listen to David Yaghoubian, CSUSB professor of history, discuss President Joe Biden Middle East policy and trip to the Middle East.

CSUSB professor discusses Biden administration’s U.S. Middle East policy
WPKN Radio (Bridgeport, Conn.)
July 18, 2022

David Yaghoubian, CSUSB professor of history and author of "Ethnicity, Identity and the Development of Nationalism in Iran," and "Struggle and Survival in the Modern Middle East," was a guest on the show “Counterpoint” to discuss President Joe Biden's recent trip to the Middle East and his administration's policy toward Israel/Palestine, relations with Saudi Arabia -- and prospects for reviving the Iran nuclear deal.

Netflix’s ‘Blown Away’ takes glass art to new heights
Variety via the New Haven (Conn.) Register
July 21, 2022

An article about the next season of the glass-blowing competition show ‘Blown Away,’ which premiers on Friday, July 22, mentions that Katherine Gray, CSUSB professor of art and the show’s chief judge, “brings insider credibility to the show.”

California State University San Bernardino professor and glass master Katherine Gray returns to Netflix's 'Blown Away'
Redlands-Loma Linda Patch
July 19, 2022

Get ready to binge another season of Netflix's hit glassmaking competition show, "Blown Away," once again featuring Cal State San Bernardino art professor Katherine Gray as the show's resident evaluator. "This season, my expectations are higher," Gray can be seen saying in the season three trailer, which drops on Netflix Friday, July 22.

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