Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) provided perspective with the news media in separate interviews on the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts) was the judge for an art exhibit in Ontario, and Vipin Gupta (management) was interviewed about his latest book.
This contemporary adaptation based on Homer’s classic poem “The Odyssey” will drop on the Department of Theatre Arts’ Vimeo channel for four performances beginning May 14.
“The Pride of Lions,” presented by Kathryn Ervin, CSUSB professor of theatre arts, is the title of the next Conversations on Race and Policing, 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, on Zoom.
“Baltimore” is a timely look at racism on a college campus in modern society. Tickets, at $5 each, are on sale online only at theatre.csusb.edu.
Evangeline Fangonil-Gagalang and Mary Anne Schultz (nursing) published a research paper on precision health and precision medicine, Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts) and Tony Coulson (information and decision sciences) discussed racist Zoom bombings of online events, and Brian Levin was interviewed about the increase of hate incidents targeting Asian Americans.
Theatre arts assistant professor Kristi Papailler incorporates mindfulness into her classes through the practices of Tai Chi and Qi Gong and often directs shows that inspire positive social change.
Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts) was interviewed about using the arts to speak to social justice issues, and David Yaghoubian (history) discussed the International Court of Justice ruling that it would hear Iran’s case against the U.S. regarding sanctions.
Tony Coulson (information and decision science) was interviewed about guarding against identity theft online, and Stacey Fraser (music) was included in a review about the newly released recording, “Voices of the Pearl Volume 3.”
The CSU reported record highs in student achievement measured by graduation rates under the CSU’s Graduation Initiative 2025, as reported at the virtual GI2025 symposium on Oct. 23. Kathy Ervin, CSUSB theatre arts professor, served as the event’s emcee, and Francisca Beer, associate dean of the Office of Academic Equity, introduced the FILA winner.