Robert Levi Jr., the university’s first Elder/Culture Bearer In-Residence, will serve as a mentor to American Indian students to develop and enhance positive native cultural identities.
Todd Johnson (music), Diane Vines (nursing), Kate Liszka (history), David Yaghoubian (history), Breena Coates (management) and Vipin Gupta (management) were included in recent news coverage.
Kate Liszka (history) served as the Egyptology consultant of the Disney movie, "Under Wraps," which premiered on the Disney Channel on Oct. 1 and is currently streaming on Disney+.
Kate Liszka, the Benson and Pamela Harer Fellow in Egyptology and associate professor of history, served as the Egyptological consultant for the film, a remake of Disney’s 1997 original, now showing on the Disney Channel and streaming on Disney+.
He’s a sought-after animation film consultant with a specialty in anatomy who worked on Pixar’s “Soul,” the winner of both the 2021 Academy Award and the 2021 Golden Globe for Best Animated Film.
Stuart Sumida (biology) was interviewed about his work as an animation consultant on some of Hollywood’s blockbuster films, including Academy Award-nominated “Soul,” and Bomi Hwang (Korean Language and Culture) was honored as the university’s Outstanding Lecturer.
Stuart Sumida (biology) was interviewed about his paleontology work and consulting for award-winning animated films, Sally McGill (geological sciences) discussed the latest research on the San Andreas fault, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) commented on proposed legislation to screen out extremists from entering law enforcement and interviewed on the increase in anti-Asian American hate crimes.
With the Pixar animation film, “Soul,” nominated for Best Animated Feature, and Disney’s live-action feature, “Mulan,” nominated for Visual Effects, CSUSB biology professor Stuart Sumida has served as a consultant on two Academy Award-nominated films.