Famed statistician Ronald Wasserstein will give two Oct. 18 talks on the science behind big jackpots and the controversy of statistical significance when he presents “What Probability and Forrest Gump Teach Us About the California Lottery” and “Moving to a World Beyond.”
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in articles about the United We Stand Summit at the White House on Sept. 15, and Codi Lazar (geological sciences) was interviewed for an article about academic freedom.
Heidy Contreras (biology) was featured in an article about researchers who go beyond traditional mammal models in their study of the animal kingdom, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about the threat of white supremacists.
The reaccreditation, which came after an extensive examination and intensive work by faculty, is good through 2026. The computer engineering program has been accredited since 2011 and the computer science program has been accredited since 1988.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was appointed to California’s Commission on the State of Hate, Guillermo Escalante (kinesiology), was named to fellowship in the HACU Leadership Academy, and Michael Stull (entrepreneurship) discussed the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship’s 2022 State of Entrepreneurship Minority Report.
Robert Santos, who has led the U.S. Census Bureau since 2021, will talk about his experiences growing up in the barrios of San Antonio, Texas, to becoming the bureau’s first Latino director.
Annika Anderson (sociology), was interviewed about formerly incarcerated individuals reentering society, Brittany Bloodhart (psychology) commented on a Title IX case at Cal Poly Humboldt, and Bryan Haddock (kinesiology) has been appointed CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales’ chief of staff.
The Richard Fehn Memorial Scholarship was created to help meet the cost of education for CSUSB biology students who have demonstrated a commitment to biological research and to pay tribute to Fehn and his work.
Escalante is the first CSUSB faculty member named a HACU Leadership Academy Fellow. The cohort will hold its first in-person meeting at the HACU annual conference in October.