Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus has named Alejandra Ramirez as its Outstanding Undergraduate Student for 2023.
Hyunkyoung Oh, CSUSB kinesiology professor, says faculty diversity promotes creativity in students.
Sina Bastami (geography and environmental studies) talked about the CSUSB Model UN team, a journal edited by Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) has been updated, and research papers by Justin Schneider (nursing) and Sarah Dunn (kinesiology) have been published.
Tony Coulson (cybersecurity) discussed the dangers of using public cell phone chargers, Kate Liszka (history) was featured in an article about the Wadi el-Hudi Expedition, Mike Kohout (geography) and Jeremy Murray (history) are coordinating a forum on the region’s warehouse industry, and Jason P. Jung (biology) was part of a team that recently published a study on the knuckle-walking Sahelanthropus tchadensis.
University of Montana professor Brent Ruby, whose research includes the physical and mental toll fighting wildland fires has on the people who battle these blazes, will present “Mapping the Comprehensive Physical Demands of Wildland Firefighters: A 25+ Year Field Assignment.”
Guillermo Escalante (kinesiology) was a guest on a program focusing on professional bodybuilding, and Yunfei Hou, Amir Ghasemkhani (computer science and engineering), Hani Aldirawi (mathematics), Miranda McIntyre (psychology) and Montgomery Van Wart (public administration) collaborated on research about STEM students’ perceptions of online classes.
Andrew Thompson (lecturer, art), Joanne Whitlock (Air Force ROTC), Brian Levin (criminal justice), Eric Koda (lecturer, art) and Guillermo Escalante (kinesiology) were included in recent news coverage.
Guillermo Escalante (kinesiology) was interviewed for an article on the dangers of performance-enhancing drugs used in the sport of bodybuilding, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed topics related to hate crimes and extremism.
The group presented their research findings to conference attendees and had their work published in the International Journal of Exercise Science, which publishes proceedings for a number of regional, national and international conferences and meetings.