The annual conference – which attracts 700-900 students of all disciplines: science, technology, engineering, math, health, social sciences, business, arts, humanities and performing arts – will take place virtually on Nov. 20.
Mentioned in recent news coverage are Mike Stull (entrepreneurship), Mark T. Clark (political science) Dave Maynard (chemistry and biochemistry), Guillermo Escalante (kinesiology), Carol Hood (physics) Khalil Dajani (computer science and engineering) and Brian Levin (criminal justice).
Joe Liscano, a member of the university community for 42 years before retiring in July 2019, passed away on Sept. 13. Memorial services are pending.
Guillermo Escalante's research focusing on sports nutrition, sports medicine and performance enhancement, has led him to speak at conferences nationally and internationally.
CSUSB has earned top honors in the Exercise is Medicine Program and special recognition for its work to encourage physical activity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Katherine Gray (art) was interviewed on KVCR’s “Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez,” Jacob Jones (psychology) and Zhaojing Chen (kinesiology) will lead a study on Parkinson’s disease with an NIH grant, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) provided historical context in articles about an assault in Los Angeles that is being investigated as an anti-Semitic hate crime.
Jacob Jones (psychology) and Zhaojing Chen (kinesiology) will lead a study on Parkinson’s disease with a grant from the NIH, Kevin Grisham (global studies) discusses domestic extremism and the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article about an incident that Los Angeles police are investigating as an anti-Semitic attack.
The four-year grant will fund a collaboration between CSUSB and scientists from UCLA, UCR, and Loma Linda University Health. Jacob Jones (psychology) will serve as principle investigator, and partner with Zhaojing Chen (kinesiology).
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles of faculty and their research by Montgomery Van Wart, a professor of public administration and a CSUSB Faculty Research Fellow in Faculty Affairs and Development. In this article, he features Wagner Prado, assistant professor of kinesiology, who has consistently shown he has what it takes to make him a high-quality senior scholar.