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CSUSB’s Murillo reminds us that equity is a key piece of the educational dream
El Compás Católico
March 16, 2023

The Spanish-language newspaper for the Diocese of San Bernardino wrote about the work of Enrique Murillo Jr., professor of education and founder and executive director of the Latino Education and Advocacy Days (LEAD) project, and his advocacy for better educational opportunities for Latinos. Read the article in Spanish at “El Doctor Murrillo nos recuerda que la equidad es una pieza clave del sueño educativo.”

Physical inactivity is associated with Parkinson's disease mild cognitive impairment and dementia
Mental Health and Physical Activity

Jacob D. Jones (psychology) led a team of researchers in a study about physical activity in people with Parkinson’s disease. The abstract reads: “Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder marked by both motor symptoms and cognitive impairment. Individuals with PD are generally less physically active relative to healthy older adults. This study examined if physical activity predicted future PD mild cognitive impairment (PD-MCI) and PD dementia (PDD).”

A master of mixed methods to study complex phenomena: Lúa López
Redlands-Loma Linda Patch
March 17, 2023

Lúa López, assistant professor of biology, uses mixed method research, which, although complex and demanding, provides a more multidimensional approach in her study in the rapid environmental response in plants in light of climate change.

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