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Mihaela Popescu

A student using a VR set at CSUSB
August 17, 2022

The presentation showed how CSUSB’s xREAL Lab uses embodied conversational agents in virtual reality to simulate realistic conversations for increasing students’ empathy and engagement.

JC Mariscal, student assistant at xREAL, working on VR project
April 5, 2022

ATI video production students at CSUSB have produced their first video in a news package series by interviewing an xREAL 3D artist, JC Mariscal.

Shane Burrell
March 23, 2021

Shane Burrell got into his dream Ph.D. program for this coming fall: the gaming studies program at the University of Oregon.

Andre Adame
September 17, 2020

For alumnus and adjunct professor Andre Adame, video games have led him on a rewarding academic journey, and he has been accepted to the highly competitive doctoral program at UC Irvine’s School of Informatics.

Two CSUSB students selected as 2020-21 Sally Casanova California Pre-Doctoral Scholars
September 1, 2020

Out of 250 applicants and as part of the California Pre-Doctoral Program, CSUSB students Nora Nickoel Bianey Ortega and Shane Burrell are among the 77 Sally Casanova California Pre-Doctoral Scholars for 2020-21.

Terri Nelson, professor of French in the World Languages and Literatures Department, has been selected for the California State University’s Faculty Innovation and Leadership Award.
August 24, 2020

Terri Nelson is one of 25 CSU faculty and staff who were selected for the award, which honors those who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership to advance student success.

Faculty in the News
April 16, 2020

Brian Levin (criminal justice), members Monty Van Wart (professor of public administration), Craig Seal (management), Oraib Mango and Bibiana Diaz (world languages and literatures), Sharon Kalkoske (education), and Mihaela Popescu (communication studies) were included in recent news coverage.

The “Online Education During Unprecedented Times” panelists at the ITS Tech Talks, top from left: Mihaela Popescu, Bibiana Diaz and Craig Seal; bottom from left, Oraib Mango and Sharon Kalkoske.
April 15, 2020

ITS Tech Talks is an opportunity for faculty and staff to share and exchange ideas, explore emerging technologies, and experience hands-on demonstrations of various learning technologies offered by the university.

Andre Adame
March 27, 2020

For alumnus and adjunct professor Andre Adame, video games have led him on a rewarding academic journey, and he has been accepted to the highly competitive doctoral program at UC Irvine’s School of Informatics.