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SF State professor remembers fateful encounter with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. »

Myron Lunine continues the beloved civil rights leader’s legacy


Bold Thinkers

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Study reveals strength of Filipino community ties in San Francisco

Community-based organizations, channeling the Filipino concept of “kapwa,” fill an important gap in city support for Filipino immigrants.
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Students combine science and social consciousness

The SF BUILD Scholar program shows that science doesn’t have to happen in a vacuum.
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A decades-long fight to rid science of a stereotype

David Matsumoto has spent his career pushing back against the “common view” of cultural differences in psychology.
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Making her own way

Being a woman in science wasn’t easy for Jan Randall. So she worked to ensure that the next generation get the support they need.