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: Photograph of Ofelia Esparza and her daughter, Rosanna Esparza-Ahrens, wearing paper mache constructions worn as helmets with large geometric designs, 1980.
November 29, 2023

J.V. Decemvirale, newly appointed assistant professor of art and design at CSUSB, will present his talk beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the university’s Robert and Frances Fullerton Art Museum.

Tamara Cedré
October 6, 2023

Tamara Cedré will address how her recent collaborative projects have led her to discover self-publishing as a place for advocacy and resistance during a talk at the CSUSB Robert Frances and Fullerton Museum of Art on Oct. 19 at 5 p.m.

the inaugural DEI Faculty Fellows
September 29, 2023

The work of the DEI Faculty Fellows will align with CSUSB’s strategic plan to enhance the university’s DEI commitment, resources and support for faculty across ranks.

Beth Steffel, CSUSB associate professor of design, has been honored by the Cal State Student Association with its Faculty Excellence of the Year Award.
June 22, 2023

Beth Steffel received the Faculty Excellence of the Year Award from the Cal State Student Association (CSSA), which is given to one CSU faculty member annually whose systemwide leadership reflects a commitment to the mission of CSSA.

RAFFMA’s galleries will be filled with a variety of media, subjects, approaches and styles that express a wide range of ideas about traditional and contemporary art.
May 15, 2023

Original CSUSB undergraduate student artwork will be on display at RAFFMA from May 20-June 24. An awards ceremony will be held this Thursday, May 18, at 6 p.m., followed by a reception at 7:30 p.m.

Contributors to the mural pose for a photo
May 4, 2023

Designed, created and installed by students, “Eternal Learning” consists of 850 square feet of ceramic tile that depicts humans at work, study and play among larger-than-life books. The project took five years to make with the help of 20 CSUSB students.

Campus art, Faculty in the News
May 2, 2023

Alison Ragguette (art and design) discussed the installation of “Eternal Learning” at the of James R. Watson and Judy Rodriguez Watson College of Education, and Oraib Mango (world languages and literatures) collaborated with a local teacher for the upcoming an upcoming art exhibit.

Part of the mural “Eternal Learning” in front of the James R. Watson and Judy Rodriguez Watson College of Education.
May 1, 2023

The mural of ceramic will be formally introduced during a ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 3, at the college. The work was student-designed, student-created and student-installed.

“Coded Bias,” the award-winning documentary examining artificial intelligence and how such tools still reflect racial and gender biases of their creators and society, will be presented by the university’s Extended Reality for Learning (xREAL) Lab.
March 27, 2023

The free screening of Shalini Kantayya’s 2020 documentary and the faculty panel that follows will be held from noon to 2:15 p.m. at the university’s Santos Manuel Student Union Theater (SMSU South, Room 107). Attendees can also join via Zoom.