The Arbor Day Foundation has designated Cal State San Bernardino as a Tree Campus USA for its commitment to planting and maintaining trees to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Teresa Velásquez (anthropology) discussed the violence associated with the extraction economy in Latin America, Jeremy Murray (history) was a panelist at the Wilson China Fellowship Conference, Meredith Conroy (political science) weighed in on who may seek the GOP presidential nomination and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article on some people of color getting involved in far-right extremist movements.
Marc Robinson (history) was interviewed about the Black History Month programs at CSUSB, Fabian Borges (political science) published a paper on social affinities and attitudes on the redistribution of wealth, Sant Khalsa (art, emerita) is presenting an exhibit on the Joshua trees, and an interview with Stuart Sumida (biology) about the Avatar franchise was cited.
The Princeton Review has named CSUSB as one of the nation’s top Green Colleges for its sustainability-related policies, practices and programs.
Eric Nilsson (economics, emeritus) was interviewed for an article about the growing community opposition to mega-warehouse projects, especially those planned near homes and schools.
Thomas Corrigan (communication studies) was interviewed about former NBA player Kwame Brown’s sharp criticism of former players-turned-sports-media-pundits, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was sought out by media on topics related to extremism.
CSUSB Office of Sustainability will hold a number of virtual events for Sustainability Week 2021, April 19-23, to help the environment leading into Earth Day.
CSUSB’s Office of Sustainability will hold a number of virtual events in observance and celebration of October as Campus Sustainability Month.
As part of the university’s effort to draw attention to sustainability efforts and topics this week, Stephany Muntean, who interned for the CSUSB Office of Sustainability, wrote this article on the importance of water conservation. The focus for April 23 is Thirsty Thursday.