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SF State in the News 2014

A selection of recent stories about the San Francisco State University community that have appeared in the media.


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July

Dennis Cox, who is currently the winningest active NCAA Division II coach, has been hired as head coach of SF State's women's basketball team. San Francisco Examiner 7/30/14; Henry Daily Herald 7/26/14; Atlanta Journal-Constitution 7/29/14; Clayton News Daily 7/29/14


The Palm Center at SF State found that there is no compelling medical reason to ban transgender individuals from military service. The Korea Times 7/30/14

 

Research by Professor of Anthropology Sarah Soh-Boucher about women who were forced by the Japanese government to work as sex slaves during World War II is cited. China Daily 7/30/14

 

SF State alum and longtime Bay Area meteorologist Bill Martin is profiled. Lamorinda Weekly 7/30/14

 

An incoming SF State student is mentioned in a story about college students creating registries for dorm-room items. KTXS 7/30/14

 

This article references research by Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Research and Education on Gender and Sexuality Colleen Hoff, which followed more than 500 gay male couples for about six years. BuzzFeed 7/29/14

 

Earth and Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null's research on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited. KDBC 7/29/14; Fox4KC.com 7/29/14

 

SF State research found that students are more likely to pass fitness tests if their schools comply with state physical education requirements. Los Angeles Daily News 7/29/14

 

Alum Justin Crossly founded Brewing Network, an online radio program for home beer brewers and craft beer aficionados. Daily Democrat 7/26/14

 

An SF State student is a driver for a new medical marijuana delivery service in San Francisco. NBC Bay Area 7/29/14

 

Actor Stephen Colletti, who achieved fame as a cast member of the TV show "Laguna Beach," briefly attended SF State after the show ended. Bustle 7/29/14

 

A former SF State and University of San Francisco professor who has been charged with multiple misdemeanors for alleged invasion of privacy appeared in court yesterday. CBS 5 San Francisco 7/29/14 (clip not available online); KSTS Telemundo San Francisco 7/29/14 (clip not available online)


SF State's Palm Center found that there is no compelling medical reason to ban transgender individuals from military service. The Island Packet 7/28/14


Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell found that buying "experiential products" such as books or musical instruments can make consumers just as happy as buying life experiences. PsychCentral 7/28/14; Prothom Alo 7/28/14; The Hindu 7/28/14; FreeNewsPos.com 7/27/14; IBN Live 7/27/14; Hindustan Times 7/27/14; The Sentinel 7/27/14; Silicon India 7/27/14; Metro India 7/27/14; Business Standard 7/27/14; Medical Daily 7/26/14; The Financial Express 7/26/14


Research from Earth and Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited. Daily Mail 7/28/17; CNN 7/27/14; MSNBC 7/27/14; Accuweather.com 7/27/14; Laredo Sun 7/27/14; Wichita Eagle 7/26/14; KCEN TV 7/26/14; San Jose Mercury News 7/26/14; Monterey County Herald 7/26/14; The Keene Sentinel 7/26/14; NewsHub 7/26/14; Dispatch-Argus 7/25/14; KYTX CBS 19 7/25/14; WLWT.com 7/25/14; MyFox8.com 7/25/14; LocalNews8.com 7/25/14; Yahoo! Italy 7/25/14; Utah People's Post 7/25/14

 

A former faculty member at SF State and University of San Francisco has been charged with multiple misdemeanors for alleged invasion of privacy and is scheduled to appear in court on July 29. San Francisco Examiner 7/28/14; KTVU 7/28/14 (clip not available online); KGBT Harlingen, Texas 7/28/14 (clip not available online); KQET Monterey 7/28/14 (clip not available online); KCBA Monterey 7/28/14 (clip not available online); Christian News Network 7/27/14; KRXI Reno 7/27/14 (clip not available online); WIVB Buffalo 7/2614 (clip not available online); KRON TV San Francisco 7/26/14 (clip not available online); San Francisco Magazine 7/25/14; ABC7 Chicago 7/25/14; FreeNewsPos.com 7/25/14; The Raw Story 7/25/14; KTVK Phoenix 7/25/14 (clip not available online); KIFI Idaho Falls, Idaho 7/25/14 (clip not available online); KSAT San Antonio 7/25/14 (clip not available online); KCAL Los Angeles 7/25/14 (clip not available online); KFTV Fresno 7/25/14 (clip not available online); XETV San Diego 7/25/14 (clip not available online); KION Monterey 7/25/14 (clip not available online); WDTV 7/24/14

 

SF State's divestment from fossil fuel related investments is cited in this letter to the editor. Albany Democrat-Herald 7/27/14

 

This article references research from Professor of Management John Sullivan saying that top workers stay with their organizations because they are doing the best work of their lives and believe they are changing the world. Argus Leader 7/27/14

 

An SF State student is quoted in this story about San Francisco's Up Your Alley street fair, held July 27. San Francisco Chronicle 7/27/14

 

Alum Sokhom Mao, who attended SF State through the Guardian Scholars program that helps former foster children earn their degrees, is the chair of Oakland's Citizen's Police Review Board. Oakland Post 7/26/14

 

Alum Martin Shurr serves as St. Vincent de Paul's Head Jail Chaplain in San Mateo County. San Mateo Daily Journal 7/26/14

 

"Sharknado 2: The Second One," directed by alum Anthony Ferrante, premieres on the Syfy cable network this week. LA.com 7/26/14; Pasadena Star-News 7/25/14; Redlands Daily Facts 7/25/14; Los Angeles Daily News 7/25/14

 

Alum K.C. Woodworth, author of the new novel "Cutting Off a Whale's Head," is profiled. Lynn Journal 7/25/14

 

Alum Erik King and his wife, Carla Crawford, are profiled. New York Times 7/25/14


Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Patrick Tierney is quoted in a roundup of the best and worst cities for recreation. WalletHub 7/23/14


A former faculty member at SF State and University of San Francisco has been charged with multiple misdemeanors for alleged invasion of privacy. Santa Rosa Press Democrat 7/25/14SF Chronicle 7/24/14San Jose Mercury News 7/24/14; Inside Higher Ed 7/25/14SF Examiner 7/24/14Daily Reporter (Greenfield, Ind.) 7/25/14FoxNews.com 7/25/14ActionNewsNow.com 7/25/14Gawker 7/24/14SFist 7/25/14SF Appeal 7/24/14Rawstory.com 7/25/14KGO-SF (ABC) 7/25/14 and 7/24/14KFSN-TV (ABC, Fresno) 7/24/14KNTV-SF (NBC) 7/25/14 and 7/24/14 (Clip not available online); KPIX-SF (CBS) 7/25/14 and 7/24/14 (Clip not available online)KRNV-TV (NBC, Reno, Nev.) 7/24/14KRON-TV 7/24/14KTVU-SF (Fox) 7/25/14WABC-TV (ABC, New York)KCBA-TV (Fox) 7/25/14 (Clip not available online); KEYT-TV (ABC, Santa Barbara) 7/25/14 (Clip not available online); KMPH-TV (Fox, Fresno) 7/25/14 (Clip not available online); KOFY-SF 7/24/14 (Clip not available online); KOVR-TV (CBS, Sacramento) 7/24/14 (Clip not available online); KRXI-TV (Fox, Reno, Nev.) 7/24/14 (Clip not available online); KXLY-TV (ABC, Spokane, Wash.) 7/25/14 (Clip not available online); WWMT-TV (CBS, Grand Rapids, Mich.) 7/25/14 (Clip not available online)

 

Alum and director Anthony Ferrante, who directs the “Sharknado” franchise, is profiled as “Sharknado 2” is about to premiere on the Syfy cable network. Pasadena Star-News 7/25/14

 

Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell and his research on “experiential products” are cited. Science Daily 7/24/14Medic Finder 7/24/14Press-News.org 7/24/14Science Newsline 7/24/14

 

Research from Earth and Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited. AccuWeather.com 7/25/14; Weather.com 7/25/14Feelingfit.com 7/24/14KMBZ.com 7/24/14The MidWeek 7/24/14News92FM.com (Houston) 7/24/14WKPT-TV (ABC, Tenn.) 7/25/14WCTV-TV (CBS, Tallahassee, Fla.) 7/24/14 (Clip not available online)

 

Alum and artist Eleanor Kent has died. SF Chronicle 7/24/14


Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell says impulse purchasing is driven by shoppers' desire for immediate gratification, and that such habits can impact a person's well-being. Charlotte Observer 7/24/14


Professor of English Language and Literature Bruce Avery founded the Bacchus Theatre Company three years ago. Sonoma Valley Sun 7/23/14


Research from Earth and Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited. Fort Worth Star-Telegram 7/24/14; The American Spectator 7/24/14; NBC News 7/24/14; Concho Valley Homepage 7/24/14; Northeast Times 7/23/14; WCTV July 23, 2014; GoDanRiver.com 7/23/14; ValdostaToday.com 7/23/14; WCTV Tallahassee, Florida 7/23/14 (clip not available online)

 

This op-ed references alum and immigration reform activist Jose Antonio Vargas. Quartz 7/24/14

 

Senior Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Jo Volkert comments on increased funding for the CSU, saying SF State would need to add faculty and facilities in order to accommodate additional students. KCBS 7/23/14 (clip not available online)

 

Alum, author and biographer Curt Gentry, who wrote “J. Edgar Hoover” and the true-crime best-seller “Helter Skelter,” has died at 83. The Washington Post 7/23/14

 

Comedian and alum Ronnie Schell is performing at Harveys Lake Tahoe. Tahoe Daily Tribune 7/23/14

 

Experimental art space The LAB was founded in 1984 by SF State students. KQED 7/22/14

 

Alum Jason Carreras is a volunteer assistant women's soccer coach at the University of Missouri. Red Bluff Daily News 7/22/14


Associate Professor of Political Science Francis Neely comments on President Obama’s visit to the Bay Area. Obama is doing fundraising, including one at the home of alums Judy and George Marcus. KNTV-SF (NBC Bay Area) 7/23/14 and 7/22/14


Research from Earth and Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited. Palm Beach Post 7/22/14
Quad-City Times 7/22/14
Inquisitr.com 7/22/14
ValdostaToday.com 7/23/14


Alum and oil-service executive Jim Terry is named CEO of Integrated Drilling Equipment Holdings Corp. Oil & Gas Financial Journal 7/22/14
World Oil 7/22/14
Lelezard.com (press release) 7/22/14


The student strike at SF State is cited in a book review of “Black Against Empire,” about the history and politics of the Black Panther Party. The Cutting Edge 7/22/14


The Bay Area Generations reading series, co-founded by alum Sandra Wassilie, will be presented July 28 at the Hotel Rex. Bay Area Generations 7/23/14


Alum and comedian Ngaio Bealum will appear at SF’s Comedy Club. eWallstreeter 7/22/14


Alum, author and biographer Curt Gentry, who wrote “J. Edgar Hoover” and the true-crime best-seller “Helter Skelter,” has died at 83. Los Angeles Times 7/21/14
KQED News Fix 7/21/14


Alessandro Baccari, formerly an associate dean at SF State and a fixture of SF’s North Beach neighborhood, is profiled. SF Chronicle 7/21/14


Research from Earth and Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited. AL.com (Alabama) 7/21/14
Boone News-Republican (Iowa) 7/22/14
GrowingYourBaby.com 7/21/14
NJ.com (New Jersey) 7/21/14
KUOW-FM (NPR) 7/22/14
WUWM-FM (NPR) 7/21/14 (Clip not available online)


Lecturer and soprano Alexandra Sessler will perform in the West Edge Opera’s production of “La Boheme,” beginning July 26 in Berkeley. San Francisco Classical Voice 7/21/14


The Urban Lactation Project, with origins from the SF State master’s thesis of alum Jazmin Morelos, is profiled. El Mensajero 7/21/14


Alum and oil-service executive Jim Terry is named CEO of Integrated Drilling Equipment Holdings Corp. Digitaljournal.com (press release) 7/22/14


Alum and financial adviser Gary Bozin is named MassMutual’s senior relationship manager for government-sponsored retirement plans in Northern California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska. Planadviser.com 7/21/14


A post on Italian astronomer Guisi Micela, director of INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo cites the exoplanet research of Dr. Geoff Marcy at SF State. Paperblog.com (Italy) 7/21/14


The Bilinda Butchers, a band whose members met at SF State, are selling out shows in a new music venue in SF’s Mission district. The Bay Bridged 7/21/14


Research by Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell is cited in a post on “faith-driven consumer” Chris Stone. 4-traders.com 7/21/14


Jim Steele, director emeritus of SF State’s Sierra Nevada Field Campus, has a post on changing ocean-heat content. Watts Up With That 7/21/14
Herald Sun (Australia) 7/22/14


An SF State professor and her travel are cited in a post about alleged anti-Semitism at UCLA and other college campuses. Frontpagemag.com 7/22/14
IndepthAfrica.com 7/22/14


The analytical journal Against the Current interviews Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Abdulhadi. Solidarity 7/21/14


Alum, author and biographer Curt Gentry, who wrote “J. Edgar Hoover” and the true-crime best-seller “Helter Skelter,” has died at 83. SF Examiner 7/21/14
New York Times 7/20/14
SF Chronicle 7/19/14
FreeNewsPos.com 7/21/14

 


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto is cited as an expert on body language in an article on fist bumps. KPBS.org (NPR) 7/19/14 
KTTZ.org (NPR) 7/19/14
WVPE.org (NPR) 7/19/14


Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell and his research on wealth and happiness are cited. DailyAmerican.com 7/20/14
The Pueblo Chieftain (Colorado) 7/19/14

 


Research from Earth and Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited. Here & Now (WBUR) 7/21/14
Cumberland Times-News (Maryland) 7/21/14
USA Today 7/20/14
WGRZ.com 7/20/14
Arizona Republic 7/19/14
First Aid Store 7/19/14 
Daytona Beach News-Journal (Florida) 7/19/14
TheNewscaster.com 7/18/14
Wilkes Journal-Patriot (North Carolina) 7/18/14
KMAX-TV (CBS, Sacramento) 7/20/14 (Clip not available online)
KLRD-AM Dallas 7/20/14 and 7/18/14 (Clip not available online)
Nancy Grace Mysteries (CNN) 7/18/14 (Clip not available online)


Associate Professor and Advisor Rick Isaacson has written an interactive children’s book that is coming out as an app. PressReleasePoint.com 7/19/14
PR-Inside.com 7/19/14


Alum and photographer Lita Puyat is profiled. Philippine Daily Inquirer 7/22/14


Alum and farmer Kristy Levings is profiled in a piece about how a younger generation of women are changing the face of California farming. Sacramento Bee 7/20/14


Jazmin Morelos, whose SF State master’s thesis led to the Urban Lactation Project, is profiled. El Mensajero 7/20/14


Alum and filmmaker Nao Nakazawa presented a range of experimental works and performance pieces on July 18. SF Chronicle 7/18/14


Alum Catherine Francisco is named underwriter of corporate sponsorships at Vegas PBS. Nevada Business 7/18/14


The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is mentioned in a post about older singles. News Hub 7/21/14


Alum and immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas is profiled. Truthdig 7/20/14


An event at the Healdsburg Regional Library on July 26 will expand upon the life and career of former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa. Welcome to Healdsburg (Press Democrat) 7/19/14


Professor of Women and Gender Studies Nan Alamilla Boyd is cited in a story about the closing of San Francisco’s last Latino-owned gay bar. Mission Local 7/18/14
KQED 7/20/14


Alum and writer Kirby Wright will be November 2014 resident scholar at the Muriwai Creative Retreat. The Big Idea 7/19/14


Alum and playwright Elizabeth Hersh is participating in the 37th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival through July 27 in San Francisco. Broadwayworld.com 7/18/14


Professor of Women and Gender Studies Nan Alamilla Boyd says the city of San Francisco is trying to make the Castro district a tourist destination. Mission Local 7/18/14


Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan says technology is contributing to a growing "casualization" of the workforce in which full-time, permanent jobs are being displaced by part-time and temporary jobs. The Hill 7/17/14


Research from Earth and Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited. South Wales Evening Post 7/18/14; Foster Folly News 7/18/14; Washington Observer-Reporter 7/17/14; MySA.com 7/17/14; WFME 7/17/14

 

Remarks by Associate Professor of Africana Studies Serie McDougal are referenced in this opinion piece about Namibia. The Namibian 7/18/14; All Africa 7/18/14

 

Alum Chris Gillette has been named head of Associated Press television operations in Cuba. The New Zealand Herald 7/18/14; Naples Daily News 7/18/14; San Francisco Chronicle 7/17/14; ABC News 7/17/14; MySA.com 7/17/14; Minnesota Star Tribune 7/17/14; Courier-Islander 7/17/14; New Europe 7/17/14

 

Artist and alum Julian Hoover has been hired at San Rafael-based Smart Receivables. Marin Independent-Journal 7/17/14

 

Jose Antonio Vargas, an alum and immigration reform activist, was briefly detained by U.S. Border Patrol Agents in Texas. CBS San Francisco 7/15/14


Research from Earth and Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited. Vox 7/17/14; Examiner.com 7/16/14; Yahoo! 7/16/14; KTSP Minneapolis 7/16/14 (clip not available online)

 

Mike Holmgren, a former NFL football coach and executive who began his coaching career as an assistant at SF State, is profiled. Sports Illustrated 7/16/14

 

This article about calls for ethnic studies programs in Texas mentions the 1968-69 strike at SF State that led to the creation of the nation's first College of Ethnic Studies. Texas Public Radio 7/16/14

 

Jose Antonio Vargas, an alum and immigration reform activist, was briefly detained by U.S. Border Patrol Agents in Texas. eWallStreeter 7/16/14

 

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is an SF State alum. CNBC 7/16/14 (clip not available online)


Two SF State students have won a contest sponsored by San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell to find outdated city laws. San Francisco Chronicle 7/15/14


Jose Antonio Vargas, an alum and immigration reform activist, was briefly detained by U.S. Border Patrol Agents in Texas. Mother Jones 7/16/14; Il Fatto Quotidiano 7/16/14; Los Angeles Times 7/15/14; Bustle 7/15/14; San Francisco Magazine 7/15/14; Direktbroker.de 7/15/14; CNN en Español 7/15/14 (clip not available online)

 

Research from Earth and Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited. The Weather Channel 7/16/14; Frederick News Post 7/16/14; Orlando Sentinel 7/16/14 (subscription required); Gadsden Times 7/15/14; Salt Lake Tribune 7/14/14

 

Latino/Latina Studies Lecturer Daisy Zamora is profiled. La Prensa 7/16/14

 

Professor and Chair of English Sugie Goen-Salter will speak at the Summer Literacy Institute at San Jacinto College on July 31 and August 1. Deer Park Broadcaster 7/15/14

 

New cinema professor Cheryl Dunye's film, "Black is Blue," received the audience award for Best Short Film at the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival in June. Oakland Post 7/15/14

 

Professor Emeritus and Former Chair of Journalism Betty Medsger comments for an obituary of Zoia Horn, the first U.S. librarian ever jailed for withholding information, who passed away Saturday. San Francisco Chronicle 7/15/14


Research from Earth and Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited. Inquisitr 7/15/14; The St. Augustine Record 7/14/14; WWLP.com 7/14/14; KXAN.com 7/14/14; FreeNewsPos.com 7/14/14; 1 Stop News 7/14/14; What to Expect 7/14/14; New York Daily News 7/14/14; Myrtle Beach Online 7/14/14; Elk Valley Times 7/14/14; eWallStreeter 7/14/14; Daily Mail 7/14/14; WTEV Jacksonville 7/14/14; KIFI Idaho Falls 7/14/14 (clip not available online); KTBS Shreveport, Louisiana 7/14/14 (clip not available online); WPGH Pittsburgh 7/14/14 (clip not available online); KLAS Las Vegas 7/14/14 (clip not available online)

 

Jose Antonio Vargas, an alum and immigration reform activist, has been detained by U.S. Border Patrol Agents in Texas. KQED 7/15/14

 

Alum and teacher Erika Rodriguez-Villegas is profiled. St. Helena Star 7/14/14


Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell found that, despite knowing that buying life experiences will make them happier, many shoppers prefer material items because they believe such items are the best use of their money. KOAM TV 7/13/14


Professor and Chair of Communication Studies Joe Tuman says Governor Jerry Brown's high approval ratings and substantial financial advantage mean Republican challenger Neel Kashkari has little to lose in running against him. Fresno Bee 7/13/14


Research from Earth and Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited. Eugene Daily News 7/14/14; Huffington Post 7/14/14; Wilkes-Barre Times Leader 7/14/14; WPTV 7/14/14; The News International 7/14/14; Tampa Bay Times 7/13/14; Gulf News 7/13/14; Zawya 7/13/14; KEZI Eugene, Oregon 7/13/14 (clip not available online); KOHD Bend, Oregon 7/13/14 (clip not available online); San Francisco Chronicle 7/12/14; West Hartford Patch 7/12/14; Darian News 7/12/14; Milford Patch 7/12/14WRCB TV Chattanooga 7/12/14; Edgewater Patch 7/12/14; Cascade Patch 7/12/14; Williamson Daily News 7/12/14; KHSB Kansas City 7/11/14; Herald-Mail Media 7/11/14; Bangor Daily News 7/11/14; Hartford Courant 7/11/14; Signal Tribune 7/11/14; Jamestown Sun 7/11/14; KHSB Kansas City 7/11/14 (clip not available online); WUFT Gainesville, Florida 7/11/14 (clip not available online)

 

Student Ernesto Morales is interning at the Sacramento Bee this summer. Sacramento Bee 7/13/14

 

Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane is quoted in a story deflating some media hype over a newly discovered planet described as "the best candidate for extraterrestrial life." The Epoch Times 7/12/14

 

Alum Paul Vortmann is retiring after 15 years as a Tulare County Superior Court judge. Visalia Times-Delta 7/12/14

 

Alum Ian Keirsey is co-founder of Barley Rhymes, a spoken-word series in Flagstaff, Arizona. Arizona Daily Sun 7/11/14

 

Professor Emeritus Arthur Asa Berger's book "American Icons" is reviewed. Imprese & Mercati 7/11/14

 

Student Ju Hong writes about returning to South Korea to visit his grandmother. Hyphen Magazine 7/11/14


SF State’s City Eats is mentioned among the affordable Bay Area student-dining facilities that are open to the public. Bay Area Bites 7/10/14


Researchers at SF State seek support for a study devoted to Latina immigrant queers. Latina Lista 7/10/14


Ju Hong, pursuing a master’s in public administration at SF State, writes a piece about reuniting with his grandmother in South Korea after many years. Hyphen 7/11/14


Alum and artist Mary Helsaple is participating in a Sedona, Ariz., painting competition. Gateway to Sedona 7/10/14


Alum Christopher Brodeur, a former campaign manager in an SF Board of Supervisors race, has been charged with felony elections fraud. SF Chronicle 7/10/14 
SF Examiner 7/10/14


Associate Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi will participate in a panel on emerging research in Japanese American studies in San Jose. The Rafu Shimpo 7/10/14


Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger comments about supporting Camp Newman, which serves thousands of Jewish youth, beyond the summertime. J. Weekly 7/10/14


Associate Professor of Broadcast Communication Arts Jeff Jacoby writes about choosing the right microphones and how to use them. CreativePro.com 7/11/14


An article on divesting from fossil fuels cites SF State’s effort. GreenBiz.it (Italy) 7/11/14


Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane is quoted in a story deflating some media hype over a newly discovered planet described as “the best candidate for extraterrestrial life.” Phys.org 7/10/14
The Conversation 7/9/14
Physicsfocus.org 7/8/14


Jim Dudley, a lecturer in criminal justice, is quoted in a story about police allegedly “outing” an informant. Contra Costa Times 7/10/14


Professor of Management John Sullivan comments on how access to skilled talent is critical for small businesses. The Wall Street Journal 7/9/14


Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell discusses his research on wealth and happiness. Iowa Public Radio 7/9/14


SF State research on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited.
Tech Times 7/10/14
The Advertiser-Tribune (Tifflin, Ohio) 7/10/14
The Times Republican (Central Iowa) 7/10/14
East Texas News (Livingston, Texas) 7/9/14
El Paso Times 7/9/14
KCEN-TV (NBC, Waco, Texas) 7/10/14 (Clip not available online)
WBOC-TV (Fox, Salisbury, Md.) 7/10/14 (Clip not available online)
KOB-TV (NBC, Albuquerque, N.M., 2 hits) 7/9/14 (Clip not available
online)

WBOC-TV (CBS, Salisbury, Md.) 7/9/14 (Clip not available online)
WNDU-TV (NBC, South Bend, Ind.) 7/9/14 (Clip not available online)


Alum and actor Ian Hopps is appearing with the Davis Shakespeare Festival. Newsreview.com (Sacramento) 7/10/14


Alum and artist Sandra Dal Poggetto has a solo exhibition of large-scale works at the University of Montana in Missoula. Noodls.com (press release) 7/9/14


Fashion student Elena Corona, who created a prize-winning dress out of Pop-Tart boxes that was on display at SF State last year, is profiled. JapanTown Journal 7/10/14


Brian Rinker, a recent journalism graduate from SF State, has a post on a Bayview community health clinic’s approach to trauma-informed care. Chronicle of Social Change 7/9/14


A blog post by Michael Hussey cites SF State research as finding that reparative therapy for gays has highly destructive results. Pushing Rope 7/9/14


Author and scholar Marc Stein, who will become a history professor at SF State in August, writes a post about affirmative action in light of recent Supreme Court rulings. History News Network 7/8/14


Professor of Chemistry Peter Palmer is quoted in an article about contaminated artifacts in ethnographic collections. Adventure Journal 7/9/14


Alum Phoebe Berke, who graduated in 2009 with a degree in English, is interviewed in a story about graduating during the recession. Marketplace 7/8/14


Alum Tracy Moore has been named California area sales manager for spirits maker Heaven Hill Distilleries. WhiskyIntelligence.com 7/9/14


Former psychology instructor Neil Mann has been named to the board of directors of the TranZed Alliance, the parent of educational and behavioral-health support organizations. The Daily Record (Maryland) 7/8/14


Author and scholar Marc Stein, who will become a history professor at SF State in August, writes a post about recent Supreme Court rulings. UNC Press Blog 7/8/14


A paper by Associate Professor Jose Acacio de Barros is cited in a post about quantum math and human behavior. Science News 7/8/14


Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanan Tigay is seeking information on a 19th-century physician in Burton, Staffordshire, England. Burton Mail 7/9/14


Former faculty member Elise Ann Wormuth writes a post about her retirement. Living in the Past 7/8/14


A post excerpts a letter to President Wong and Dean Kenneth Monteiro expressing solidarity with a faculty member. History News Network 7/8/14


A short film by BECA senior Max Maddox on drivers for SF’s taxi companies and rideshare firms is featured and posted online. Motherboard (Vice) 7/714
SFist 7/7/14


SF State research on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited.
The Herald-Tribune (Batesville, Ind.) 7/8/14
Inland News Today (Riverside, Calif.) 7/8/14
USA Today 7/7/14
El Paso Times 7/7/14
The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.) 7/7/14
KFOXTV.com (Fox, El Paso, Texas) 7/7/14
KOKI-TV (Fox, Tulsa, Okla., 3 hits) 7/8/14 (Clips not available online)
KTVU-TV (Fox, 2 hits) 7/7/14 (Clips not available online)
WAWS-TV (Fox, Jacksonville, Fla., 2 hits) 7/8/14 (Clips not available online)
WJXT-TV (Jacksonville, Fla.) 7/8/14 (Clip not available online)
WTEV-TV (CBS, Jacksonville, Fla.) 7/8/14 (Clip not available online)
KHQA-TV (CBS, Quincy, Ill.) 7/7/14 (Clip not available online)
KJRH-TV (NBC, Tulsa, Okla.) 7/7/14 (Clip not available online)
WHIO-TV (CBS, Dayton, Ohio) 7/7/14 (Clip not available online)
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WTGS-TV (Fox, Savannah, Ga.) 7/7/14 (Clip not available online)
WOKV-AM (Jacksonville, Fla., 2 hits) 7/8/14 (Clip not available online)
WBDO-FM (Orlando, Fla.) 7/8/14 (Clip not available online)


Alum, author, accountant and think-tank founder Ronald Baker is the subject of an interview. Accounting Web 7/7/14


SF State research on heatstroke deaths occurring in cars is cited. Garrett’s Blog 7/7/14


A story on pension funds and endowments mentions SF State’s divestment from fossil fuels. Financial Times 7/6/14


Labor Archives and Research Center Director Catherine Powell is quoted in a story about SF’s waterfront riots. SF Chronicle 7/5/14


The SF State Cinema Department is called one of the best film schools in the world. PChome Online (China) 7/5/14


Will Weinstein, management lecturer in the College of Business, will lead a summer lecture series at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. Hawaii Business 7/5/14


The historic sit-ins and student strikes at SF State are mentioned in an interview with Peniel Joseph, author of “Waiting ’Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America.” C-SPAN2 7/4/14 (Clip not available online)


Several media reports cover the death of former writing instructor Stephen Gaskin, founder of the Farm Commune in Tennessee.
Columbia Daily Herald 7/7/14
Lodi News-Sentinel 7/6/14
Los Angeles Times 7/5/14


Alum Dan Werthimer, co-founder and chief scientist of the SETI@home project, has his May testimony before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee in Congress aired. C-SPAN 7/6/14 and 7/4/14 (Clip not available online)


SF State scholars Shane Duncan and Jeff Brian will speak at San Diego Comic-Con Arts Conference on gender, sexuality and other topics. Psychology Today 7/6/14


Associate Professor of Labor Studies John Logan is cited in a post about a recent Supreme Court decision, Harris v. Quinn, affecting unions and labor laws. WorkplaceChoice.org 7/7/14


Associate Professor of Journalism Rachele Kanigel and her training tips for foreign correspondents are cited.
Huffington Post Media 7/6/2014 
News Hub 7/6/14


Associate Professor of Journalism Venise Wagner is mentioned in a post about reporting on inequality and institutional inequity. IRE.org 7/4/14


These blog posts reference travel by an SF faculty member.
Truth-out.org 7/5/14

SodaHead.com 7/4/14

 


SF State research on heatstroke deaths occurring in automobiles is cited. ABC 7 News Bay Area (KGO) 7/3/14 (clip not available online); Courier-Post 7/3/14; Leader Post 7/3/14; USA Today 7/2/14; KSL Salt Lake City 7/3/14 (clip not available online); WFLD Chicago 7/3/14 (clip not available online); KDAF Dallas 7/2/14 (clip not available online); KGBT Harlingen, Texas 7/3/14 (clip not available online); My PHL17 Philadelphia 7/3/14 (clip not available online); KLFY Lafayette, Louisiana 7/3/14 (clip not available online); Burlington Free Press 7/2/14; KFVS 7/2/14; Tri-State Media 7/2/14; WVAS 7/2/14; KXLY Spokane, Washington 7/2/14; KWTV (Univision) Phoenix 7/2/14 (clip not available online); WKBT La Crosse, Wisconsin 7/2/14 (clip not available online); KMEX (Univision) Los Angeles 7/2/14 (clip not available online); KFTV (Univision) Fresno 7/2/14 (clip not available online); KUVS (Univision) Sacramento 7/2/14 (clip not available online); WDSU New Orleans 7/2/14 (clip not available online); Times-Reporter 7/1/14


Researchers at SF State found that athletes performing the bench press with a thin barbell activated the muscles in their wrists and forearms more than those using a standard barbell. Men's Health 7/3/14


"Documented," a film by alum Jose Antonio Vargas, will re-air on CNN on Saturday, July 5. CNN 7/3/14


Alum Don Carpenter's new book "Fridays at Enrico's" is reviewed. New York Times 7/3/14


Stephen Gaskin, an alum and former SF State professor who in 1970 led a caravan to rural Tennessee to found a commune known as "The Farm," passed away July 1 at the age of 79. San Francisco Chronicle 7/2/14; New York Times 7/2/14; Daily Mail 7/2/14; Chicago Sun-Times 7/2/14; The Tennessean 7/2/14


This op-ed arguing for more ethnic studies programs mentions the strike at SF State in 1968-69 that led to the creation of the nation's first Black Studies program and first College of Ethnic Studies. Los Angeles Times 7/2/14


This op-ed references travel by an SF State professor. Cleveland Jewish News 7/2/14


Professor of Health Education Erik Peper found that 83 percent of subjects in a study reported hand and neck pain during texting as well as other signs of tension. Couer d'Alene Press 7/2/14


Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan writes in this op-ed that the Supreme Court's decision in Harris v. Quinn further weakens the rights of American workers. The Hill 7/2/14


SF State research on heatstroke deaths occurring in automobiles is cited. Berkshire Eagle 7/2/14; KTVL 7/1/14; Tulsa World 7/1/14; Montreal Gazette 7/1/14; WSFA Montgomery, Alabama 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WMCC Panama City, Florida 7/1/14 (clip not available online); KTEN Sherman, Texas 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WTVW Evansville, Indiana 7/1/14 (clip not available online); KCWY Casper, Wyoming 7/1/14 (clip not available online); KSNW Wichita, Kansas 7/1/14 (clip not available online); KIFI Idaho Falls, Idaho 7/1/14 (clip not available online); KWTX Waco, Texas 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WMPT-HAR Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WCSH Portland, Maine 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WJBF Augusta, Georgia 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WIAT-BIRM Birmingham, Alabama 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WDAM Hattieburg, Mississippi 7/1/14 (clip not available online); KSLA-SHV Shreveport, Louisiana 7/1/14 (clip not available online); KFMB-SD San Diego 7/1/14 (clip not available online); KION Monterey 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WSAZ Charleston, West Virginia 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WJW-CLE Cleveland 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WSET Roanoke, Virginia 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WLUK Green Bay, Wisconsin 7/1/14 (clip not available online); KOLO Reno 7/1/14 (clip not available online); KBTV Beaumont, Texas 7/1/14 (clip not available online); KPSP Palm Springs 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WOUC Zanesville, Ohio 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WIS-COL Columbia, South Carolina 7/1/14 (clip not available online); KDRV Medford, Oregon 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WBOC-16 Salisbury, Maryland 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WVLA Baton Rouge, Louisiana 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WTGS Savannah, Georgia 7/1/14 (clip not available online); WKBT La Crosse, Wisconsin 7/2/14 (clip not available online); KRGV Harlingen, Texas 7/2/14 (clip not available online); WTEM Elmira, New York 7/2/14 (clip not available online); KSBW Monterey 7/2/14 (clip not available online); KXTF Twin Falls, Idaho 7/2/14 (clip not available online); KALB Alexandria, Louisiana 7/2/14 (clip not available online); KXLN (Univision) Houston 7/2/14 (clip not available online); KUNU Victoria, Texas 7/2/14 (clip not available online); KUVN Dallas 7/2/14 (clip not available online); WVEA (Univision) Tampa Bay, Florida 7/2/14 (clip not available online); WXTV (Univision) New York 7/2/14 (clip not available online); WLTV (Univision) Miami 7/2/14 (clip not available online)


Alum and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown received the National Newspaper Publishers Association Legacy Award. Insight News 7/2/14 


This op-ed references travel by an SF State professor. Jewish Ledger 7/2/14


Associate Professor of Asian American Studies Isabelle Thuy Pelaud is profiled. Huffington Post 7/1/14


Professor Emeritus Sergio Franco's textbook "Design with Operational Amplifiers and Analog Integrated Circuits" is reviewed. EDN Network 7/1/14


The San Francisco Bay Guardian is moving into offices at the Westfield Mall formerly occupied by SF State's College of Business. San Francisco Bay Guardian 7/1/14


Alum Dan Lyttle has been appointed principal of Ingrid B. Lacy Middle School in Pacifica. San Jose Mercury News 7/1/14


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto says someone can change how people perceive them by changing their expression. Pacific Standard 7/1/14


Associate Professor of Asian American Studies Isabelle Thuy Pelaud is profiled. New America Media 7/1/14


SF State research on heatstroke deaths occurring in automobiles is cited. Montgomery Advertiser 7/1/14; Salisbury Post 7/1/14; Fort Bend Herald 7/1/14; CNN 7/1/14 (clip not available online); Stacey Page Online 6/30/14; The St. Petersburg Tribune 6/30/14; The Dearborn County Register 6/29/14


Cañada College offers a bachelor's of science degree in nursing through SF State. San Mateo Daily Journal 7/1/14


Actor, activist and SF State alum Danny Glover is interviewed. CTV (Canada) 7/1/14 (clip not available online)


Alum Jot Preet Singh Sahi has been accepted into the Billings Clinic's Internal Medicine Residency. Billings Gazette 7/1/14


Longtime Bay Area DJ and SF State alum Luis Medina is profiled in this Q&A. El Tecolote 6/30/14


This op-ed references travel by an SF State professor. The Algemeiner 6/30/14


June

Project Rebound Director Jason Bell is interviewed about the innovative program based at SF State, which helps the formerly incarcerated earn college degrees. KCBS San Francisco 6/30/14


Associate Professor of Journalism Rachele Kanigel offers tips for journalism students who wish to become foreign correspondents. PBS Mediashift 6/30/14


SF State research on heatstroke deaths occurring in automobiles is cited. 100.7 Mix-FM 6/30/14; CNN 6/29/14; Cartersville Patch 6/29/14; Salem Leader 6/29/14; WPTZ 6/29/14; KTUU 6/29/14; WCFT Birmingham 6/29/14 (clip not available online); KMPH Fresno 6/29/14 (clip not available online); WOWO Indianapolis 6/28/14; KSBW 6/27/14; The News and Observer 6/27/14; The Brazil Times 6/27/14; Chesterton Tribune 6/27/14; What to Expect 6/26/14; 12 News Now 6/26/14; NBC 33 TV 6/25/14; CNN 6/25/14


Associate Professor of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri writes about the ongoing turmoil in Iraq. Tehran Times 6/29/14


SF State's Family Acceptance Project has found that LGBT children and adolescents who are rejected by family members have an increased likelihood of negative health effects such as suicide and HIV/AIDS. OZY 6/28/14


SF State reported no forcible sex offenses on campus in 2012. Washington Post 6/28/14


A fitness class led by an SF State alum is highlighted. CBS San Francisco 6/28/14


Alum Akiko Aspillaga discusses her experiences as an undocumented immigrant. Rappler 6/28/14


Alum and author Mukta Sambrani is profiled. The Sunday Guardian 6/28/14


Lecturer of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Morgan Chappell has been hired as the new district attorney inspector in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz Sentinel 6/27/14


Tiana Wills, a former SF State high jumper, competed at the USA Track and Field National Championships June 28-29 in Sacramento. San Francisco Examiner 6/27/14


SF State alum Jose Antonio Vargas' film "Documented" aired Sunday on CNN. The Advocate 6/27/14


Karin Morris, an SF State alum and accessibility manager for the city of Bend, Oregon, is profiled. The Bulletin 6/27/14


Alum and massage therapist Heather Bostian shares her thoughts on coping with stress. Flagstaff Business News 6/27/14


This op-ed references travel by an SF State professor. Jewish Press 6/27/14


Professor of Health Education Erik Peper says it is harder to effectively solve problems creatively when slouching. New York Magazine 6/26/14


These articles reference Associate Professor of Jewish Studies Eran Kaplan's participation in a panel discussion about the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign. J Weekly 6/26/14; J Weekly (editorial) 6/26/14

 


This article about entrepreneurship references an SF State alum. Silicon Hills News 6/25/14


SF State research on heatstroke deaths occurring in automobiles is cited. American Press 6/27/14; New York Times 6/26/14; The Connection Newspapers 6/26/14; CNN en Español 6/26/14 (clip not available online); Chicago Tribune 6/25/14; Tallahassee Democrat 6/25/14; KVIA 6/25/14


Associate Professor of Latino/Latina Studies Jeff Duncan-Andrade says the repeated stressors that affect students living in areas of deep poverty like East Oakland can lead to negative health outcomes that impact school performance. CBS San Francisco 6/26/14


Lecturer of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Morgan Chappell has been hired as the new district attorney inspector in Santa Cruz County. KION TV Monterey 6/26/14 (clip not available online)


This article references travel by an SF State professor. J Weekly 6/26/14


Alum and personal trainer Tom Hutchman is profiled. NBC Sports Network 6/26/14 (clip not available online)


Carl Stice, an SF State alum, has been appointed principal of Calaveras Hills High School in Milpitas. San Jose Mercury News 6/26/14


Ava Tong and Aureen Alamario, founding members of the comedy troupe Granny Cart Gangstas, met at SF State when Tong was Alamario's teaching assistant in an Asian American Studies class. San Francisco Bay Guardian 6/26/14


Karina Nielsen has been appointed as the new director of SF State's Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies. The Ark 6/25/14 (clip not available online)


Student Stuart Chapin spoke at the graduation ceremony for his former high school. Mountain News 6/26/14


Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi took part in a rally in New York City. Press TV 6/26/14


Research from Earth and Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null into the number of children who die after being left alone in cars is cited. County Line Magazine 6/26/14; Parents 6/25/14; NewsHub 6/25/14; WGXA TC 6/25/14; The Weather Channel 6/25/14; Florida Today 6/25/14; Los Angeles Times 6/25/14


Professor of Health Education Erik Peper offers advice for finding peace at home. Prevention 6/25/14


Professor Emeritus of Philosophy Jacob Needleman and his book, "What is God?" are discussed. Examiner.com 6/25/14


Alum Mel Ashley is profiled. Monterey County Weekly 6/25/14


Alum and former San Francisco newspaper salesman Santo Alioto is profiled. San Francisco Public Press 6/25/14


Tita Gray, an SF State alum, has been appointed assistant dean of the College of Business Administration at San Diego State University. San Diego Source 6/25/14 (subscription required)


Research from Earth and Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null into the number of children who die after being left alone in cars is cited. Bankrate.com 6/25/14; HLN 6/25/14; ABC News 6/24/14; WJBD Radio 6/24/14; KMBZ 6/24/14; Examiner.com 6/24/14; Europe News 6/24/14; KXLH Helena, Montana (clip not available online); KRVT Great Falls, Montana (clip not available online); KBZK Butte, Montana (clip not available online)


Associate Professor of Jewish Studies Eran Kaplan participated in a panel discussion about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Jewish Journal 6/25/14


These articles reference travel by an SF State professor. The Algemeiner 6/25/14; JNS.org 6/24/14


A former SF State student is mentioned in this article about lesbians moving from San Francisco to the suburbs. SF Weekly 6/25/14


Research from Professor of Health Education Erik Peper found that improving posture can help people feel better. Medical Daily 6/24/14


Professor of International Relations Andrei Tsygankov writes in this op-ed that Russian President Vladimir Putin's foreign policy is motivated by state interests, not nationalism. The Moscow Times 6/24/14


Sam Goldman, a former SF State sports information director who passed away this month, is eulogized. San Jose Mercury News 6/24/14


Alum Joel Haddad's restaurant, Morning Dew Café, is featured on the program "Check, Please! Bay Area." KQET Monterey (clip not available online)


Alum and former professor Carol Severin was recently honored by her fellow East Bay Regional Park District board members for her lifetime of service to the California parks and recreation profession. Tri-City Voice 6/24/14


Artist and activist Yolanda M. Lopez is reported to have participated in the 1968-69 strike at SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 6/24/14


Alum Clifford Cooper has been named regional vice president of a new commercial banking office Wells Fargo has opened in Stockton. Stockton Record 6/23/14


SF State alum Nathan Bronson is interviewed for a story about student debt. Highbrow Magazine 6/24/14


Professor and Chair of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is running for Oakland mayor. San Francisco Chronicle 6/23/14


This op-ed about the Washington Redskins' nickname controversy references SF State's Richard Oakes Multicultural Center, named after a Native American activist who led the occupation of Alcatraz in the 1960s and 70s. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 6/23/14


Former San Francisco Mayor and SF State alumnus Willie Brown will receive the National Newspaper Publishers Legacy of Excellence Award on June 27. The Skanner 6/23/14


An SF State alumna and former captain of the Gator women's soccer team is mentioned in this article about World Cup viewing locations in Half Moon Bay. Half Moon Bay Review 6/23/14


In this roundup of books that inspire travel, alum Jim Harrington says reading "Ulysses" while at SF State inspired him to learn more about his Irish heritage and visit Dublin to see some of the locations mentioned in the book. San Jose Mercury News 6/23/14


Alum and artist Sandra Dal Poggetto will discuss her work at a presentation in Cody, Wyoming, on June 26. Cody Enterprise 6/23/14


Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel says corporations use charitable giving to both build better relationships with the community and as part of public relations campaigns in response to criticism. San Francisco Chronicle 6/23/14


Research from SF State into the number of heatstroke deaths of children left in hot vehicles is cited. News-Press (Florida) 6/23/14; KRIV Houston 6/22/14 (clip not available online); AL.com 6/20/14; NBC News 6/20/14


Alan Black, a soccer expert and San Francisco Chronicle columnist, teaches a class on soccer through SF State's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. San Francisco Chronicle 6/23/14


SF State student and Gay-Straight Alliance board member Mario Vasquez comments about depictions of LGBT individuals in the media. San Francisco Chronicle 6/22/14


Heinz Prechter, an SF State alum who founded the company that invented the automobile moonroof, will be inducted into the German-American Hall of Fame in October. Crain's Detroit Business 6/22/14


Research from SF State showed that there are 15,000 transgender individuals serving in the military. NY1 6/21/14 (clip not available online)


In this op-ed, SF State alum and former administrator Robert J. Westwood argues for a California State University campus in the Coachella Valley. The Desert Sun 6/21/14


Sam Goldman, SF State's sports information director from 1957 to 1970 who died last week at 87 and was a beloved figure in Bay Area sports media, is eulogized. San Jose Mercury News 6/20/14; SFBay.ca 6/20/14


SF State is one of several Bay Area universities from which the organization Teach.org is hoping to recruit top-tier students to fill teaching vacancies. NBC Bay Area 6/20/14


Scott Hewell, an SF State alum and Stockton police officer, died June 11 from injuries sustained during an on-duty traffic collision. Stockton Record 6/20/14


SF State awarded a posthumous degree last Thursday to Stephen Guillermo, who was fatally shot earlier this year after apparently entering the wrong apartment. GMA News 6/20/14; KGO Radio 6/20/14 (clip not available online) 


Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger says the success of the growing Chabad-Lubavitch movement in Judaism is related to its strong outreach efforts. J. Weekly 6/19/20


Alum and green building expert Jason Peacock is profiled in this Q&A. Portland Press Herald 6/19/14 


Research from SF State Earth & Climate Sciences Lecturer Jan Null has found that 43 children died from heatstroke after being left in cars last year, and that there are an average of 38 such deaths annually. WSB Radio 6/19/14; WBLX 6/19/14; The Weather Channel 6/19/14 (clip not available online); Washington Post 6/18/14; Examiner.com 6/18/14; WIS TV 6/18/14; Cleveland Times-News 6/18/14; European News 6/18/14; WALB Albany, Georgia 6/18/14 (clip not available online)


SF State will award a posthumous degree to Stephen Guillermo, who was fatally shot earlier this year after apparently entering the wrong apartment. CBS San Francisco 6/19/14; KGO TV 6/19/14 (clip not available online); Telemundo San Francisco 6/19/14 (clip not available online); KGO Radio 6/19/14 (clip not available online); KXTV Sacramento 6/19/14 (clip not available online); KTVU 6/18/14; SF Appeal 6/18/14; KRXI Reno 6/18/14 (clip not available online); KCBA Monterey 6/18/14 (clip not available online); NBC Bay Area 6/18/14 (clip not available online)


Sam Goldman, who served as the sports information director at SF State from 1957 to 1970 and was a beloved figure in Bay Area sports media, has died at 87. SJ Mercury News 6/19/14; SF Chronicle 6/18/14; Campus Insiders 6/18/14


SF State research has shown that engaging in creative activities outside the workplace can improve an employee's job performance. NewsHub 6/19/14


Poet and SF State alum Louis Daniel "L.D." Brodsky has died. St. Louis Public Radio 6/19/14; St. Louis Post-Dispatch 6/19/14


Poet and SF State alum Louis Daniel "L.D." Brodsky has died. St. Louis Public Radio 6/19/14; St. Louis Post-Dispatch 6/19/14


A historic Point Reyes residence that was formerly home of SF State alum Ben Davis Sr. has been given to the Point Reyes National Seashore. Point Reyes Light 6/19/14


Director of Governmental Relations Lisbet Sunshine comments on the impact of the state budget on SF State. KQED Radio 6/18/14 (clip not available online)


Phoebe Kwan, associate vice president and chief technology officer, is being honored as a Bay Area CIO of the Year. Silicon Valley Business Journal 6/18/14


Biology Lecturer Bill Cochlan, who is leading a team of researchers studying phytoplankton along the West Coast, is interviewed for this radio program. Uprising Radio 6/18/14


Spending money on experiences, rather than material items, makes shoppers happier, SF State research has shown. KTVD Denver 6/18/14 (clip not available online)


Alum and filmmaker Nao Nakazawa will present experimental works and performance pieces in San Francisco this weekend. San Francisco Chronicle 6/18/14


Alum Jayshree Ullal is the CEO of Santa Clara-based Arista Networks. India West 6/18/14


Luis Medina, an alum and Bay Area Latin-music DJ, is profiled. San Francisco Examiner 6/18/14


Alumnus and musician Michael Wood's new album is reviewed. SF Weekly 6/18/14


A newspaper writes about an SF State professor’s use of state funds during recent travel. The Jewish Voice (Brooklyn, N.Y.) 6/18/14; Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com) 6/18/14


SF State research has found that, since 1998, there have been an average of 38 heatstroke deaths per year of children in cars. Portsmouth Daily Times 6/17/14; KyForward.com 6/17/14


Student Gina Mazzetti has written a book about dyslexia. San Jose Mercury News 6/17/14


SF State alum Nathan Bronson is interviewed for a story about student debt. New America Media 6/17/14


"Documented," a film by SF State Alumni Hall of Fame inductee and 2012 alumnus of the year Jose Antonio Vargas, was shown in South Florida earlier this month. The Canal 6/17/16


Emil Guillermo writes about the shooting death of his cousin, SF State student Stephen Guillermo. The University will award Stephen Guillermo a posthumous degree this week. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 6/16/14


Africana Studies Lecturer Dave Cook says the growing interplay between regional rap styles means rappers can diversify and gain credibility in other regions. Maclean's 6/16/14


Research from SF State found that 39 children died last year from being left unattended in cars. WSBT South Bend, Ind. 6/16/14 (clip not available online)


Biology lecturer Bill Cochlan led a team of researchers that studied the impact of ocean acidification on single-celled organisms off the West Coast of the U.S. Crosscut.com 6/16/14


Alumnus Robert Curry has been appointed dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Alfred State College in New York. Olean Times Herald 6/16/14


Former SF State faculty member Sonia Sanchez is interviewed. Pennsylvania Cable Network 6/16/14 (clip not available online)


This op-ed piece mentions the Black Studies program at SF State, the first in the nation. Atlanta Black Star 6/16/14


An SF State alumna is referenced in this op-ed written by a faculty member at City College of San Francisco about the college's accreditation process. San Francisco Examiner 6/15/14


Associate Professor Ryan Howell found that, while shoppers know purchasing life experiences will make them happier, they choose to spend their money on material items because they believe such items are a better value. Chanhassen Villager 6/14/14


Ed Beitashour, whose son Steven will play for Iran in the World Cup, played soccer at SF State in the 1960s. San Jose Mercury News 6/13/14


SF State students are interviewed for a story about paying in-state tuition at out-of-state universities. KGO-TV 6/13/14 (clip not available online); abc7news.com 6/13/14


Associate Professor of Labor Studies John Logan is quoted in a story about contract negotiations between Muni management and operators. KQED News 6/12/14


Research on adolescent conflicts with fathers by Associate Professor Jeff Cookston, chair of the psychology department, is cited. Smithsonian.com 6/13/14


SF State’s research on children and the onset of heatstroke is cited. Central Kentucky News 6/13/14; Eagle County Online (Indiana) 6/12/14


Alum Dr. Jot Preet Singh Sahl is featured in a story about internal-medicine residents at Billings Clinic (Montana). Billings Gazette 6/13/14


Alum and librarian Carissa Purnell has an excerpt of her dissertation posted. The Californian (Salinas) 6/13/14


Alum and Stockton police officer Scott Hewell has died from his injuries in an on-duty car accident. Officer.com 6/12/14; Daily Reporter (Indiana) 6/11/14


Caitlin Ryan, director of SF State’s Family Acceptance Project, is interviewed. KOFY-SF ABC 6/12/14 (Clip not available online)


SF State is mentioned among the prestigious universities in the San Francisco Bay Area in a post for Chinese real-estate investors. Jinti 6/13/14


Associate Professor of Jewish Studies Eran Kaplan will participate on a panel discussion on boycott, divestment and sanctions in Tiburon. JWeekly.com 6/12/14


SF State research on spatial analyses of HIV/AIDS is cited. NewsRx 6/13/14


Alums and philanthropists Judy and George Marcus, who will host of a fundraiser for President Obama at their Los Altos Hills home in July, first met at SF State and are mentioned. SFBay.ca 6/12/14


Alum Bird Neshama Trungma writes a letter to the editor about her experiences being homeless. Ukiah Daily Journal 6/12/14


Alum Jennifer Ortiz writes a letter to her father, thanking him. Morgan Hill Times 6/12/14; San Benito County Today 6/12/14


Professor and Chair of Creative Writing Maxine Chernoff has a poem posted. JWeekly.com 6/5/14


Gayle Orr-Smith, SF State emergency preparedness coordinator, is interviewed in a video about shootings and public safety. Wall Street Journal  6/10/14


Associate Professor of Theater Arts Barbara Damashek has a new production – a revival of David Mamet’s “American Buffalo,” in Berkeley -- and is featured. SF Chronicle 6/11/14


SF State student Olga Banks, who will graduate in December with a degree in health care and community education, is quoted in a story about the city’s income gap and lackluster turnout at a job fair. SF Chronicle 6/12/14


SF State research on children and the onset of heatstroke is cited. WFIE NBC-14 News (Indiana) 6/12/14; Perry Daily (Ohio) 6/11/14; Crittenden Press (Kentucky) 6/11/14; West Kentucky Star 6/11/14; SurfKy.com (Kentucky) 6/11/14; KentuckyNewEra.com 6/11/14; WPSD-NBC (Kentucky) (Clip not available online)


Research on adolescents’ conflicts with fathers by Associate Professor Jeff Cookston, chair of the psychology department, is cited. All4Women (South Africa) 6/11/14


Former President S.I. Hayakawa is listed among the college professors who have served in Congress since 1774. Chronicle of Higher Ed 6/11/14


Professor of Latina/Latino Studies Alejandro Murguia has a poem published in SF’s Potrero View 6/11/14


Philanthropists Judy and George Marcus, who endowed the Robert Corrigan Chair in American studies in 2012, will host a fundraiser for President Obama at their Los Altos home on July 23. SF Chronicle 6/10/14; SF Gate (Politics blog) 6/10/14


President Wong and his support for the Common Core education standards is cited. Southern California Public Radio 6/10/14


SF State research on the value of bike lanes and their impact on business is cited. East Bay Express 6/11/14


Research on adolescents’ conflicts with fathers by Associate Professor Jeff Cookston, chair of the psychology department, is cited. iAfrica.com 6/11/14; Free Malaysia Today 6/11/14; TopNews.us 6/11/14; Lex18.com (Kentucky) 6/11/14


SF State’s research on children and the onset of heatstroke is cited. Mom Trends 6/11/14


Alum, educator and vocalist Margie Baker, who will be performing in Pacifica this weekend, is featured. SJ Mercury News 6/10/14


Alum and finance exec Stephen B. Huang has been named CFO of Inventergy, a Silicon Valley intellectual-property firm. TMCnet (press release) 6/11/14
AndhraNews.net (India) 6/11/14


SF State is among the schools new high-school grads are heading to, thanks to a Berkeley support program for C-students. Berkeleyside 6/10/14


SF State is mentioned in a post about alleged anti-Israel efforts at UCLA. The American Israelite 6/11/14


Alum and activist Dr. Ray Tomkins will participate in a panel discussion on housing in Hunter’s Point and Bayview neighborhoods. Indybay.org 6/10/14


Resident scholar David Fischer, formerly U.S. ambassador to Seychelles, is quoted in a story about money laundering and illicit activity on the Indian Ocean archipelago. International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (Center for Public Integrity) 6/9/14; International Business Times 6/9/14


SF State is ranked 21st in a list of 25 colleges with the best weather by Best College Reviews. BestCollegeReviews.org (Michigan) 6/9/14; Travelers Today 6/9/14; The Telegraph (India) 6/9/14; KLTV.com (press release) 6/9/14


Alum and retired pilot Anthony Maglio, who has just graduated SF State with a master’s in gerontology, is featured in a story. Marin IJ 6/7/14


Associate Professor of Labor Studies John Logan is quoted in a story about the so-called Muni sickout. SF Chronicle 6/7/14


SF State’s research on children and the onset of heatstroke is cited. AccuWeather.com 6/9/14; Chicago Tribune 6/6/14


Professor Emeritus of Education Mark Phillips writes an opinion piece on improving the physical environment of classrooms. Marin IJ 6/8/14


SF State’s incoming athletic director, Charles Guthrie, is included in a local list of new hires and promotions. SF Chronicle 6/7/14


The origami exhibit “Movement in Paper” at SF State is listed in a roundup of local cultural events. SF Examiner 6/9/14


Alum and East Bay politician Rep. George Miller gives a wide-ranging interview on C-SPAN 6/8/14 (Clip not available online)


Alum Linda Yang, chief HR officer for Marin General Hospital, is named a leader in human resources. North Bay Business Journal 6/9/14


Alum and biotech exec Vince Anicetti is named senior VP of global quality at Coherus BioSciences Inc. of Redwood City. Coherus.com (press release) 6/9/14


Alum Rosanna Myers is retiring after 34 years teaching in San Mateo County schools. Daily Journal 6/7/14


Alum and research exec Tony Cosentino writes a post on Alteryx Analytics and predictive and big data. Information Management 6/9/14


Associate Professor of Asian American Studies Allyson Tintiagco-Cubales is quoted in a post about ethnic studies. WND Commentary 6/8/14


Caitlin Ryan, director of SF State's Family Acceptance Project, is interviewed about her research into the impact of family acceptance or rejection on the health of LGBT children and adolescents. KOFY TV 6/5/14 (clip not available online)


The Chiaroscuro String Quartet won the inaugural Galane Prize at the Yehudi Menuhin Festival at SF State this year. San Jose Mercury News 6/6/14


This letter to the editor references an SF State professor who was quoted in an article about ethnic-studies classes in high school. Los Angeles Times 6/6/14


An SF State study found that an average of 38 children die each year from heatstroke related illnesses after being left in a car. Al Jazeera America 6/5/14; The Chattanoogan 6/5/14


Educational leadership doctoral student Angela Meeker has been appointed interim assistant for educational services for Santa Cruz City Schools. Santa Cruz Sentinel 6/5/14


Alumna Helen Suby is included in this article about Jewish residents of Bisbee, Arizona. Arizona Jewish Post 6/6/14


"Documented," a film by 2012 Alumnus of the Year and SF State Alumni Hall of Fame inductee Jose Antonio Vargas, premieres in South Florida on Friday night and will air on CNN later this year. Miami Herald Gay South Florida blog 6/5/14


Alum and performance artist Qinmin Lui will perform this weekend in San Francisco with her company of seven dancers who are all also alumni. SF Weekly 6/5/14


Professor and Chair of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is running for Oakland mayor. San Jose Mercury News 6/4/14; Oakland Tribune 6/4/14; Contra Costa Times


The family of SF State student Stephen Guillermo, who was fatally shot last month, held a vigil outside San Francisco's Hall of Justice. KGO-SF 6/4/14 (clip not available online); KOFY-SF 6/4/14 (clip not available online) 


Student Jennifer Ryan is quoted in this article about summer jobs for teenagers. Modesto Bee 6/4/14


MFA alum and playwright Peter Sinn Nachtreib's new political comedy "The Totalitarians" is playing in Washington, D.C. Washington Blade 6/5/14


Alum and performance artist Qinmin Lui will perform this weekend in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 6/4/14


Professor and Chair of Urban Studies Jasper Rubin says San Francisco residents who will now have a say in waterfront development thanks to the passage of Proposition B may not be educated about the projects they are voting on. San Francisco Chronicle 6/4/14


Assistant Professor of Psychology Kevin Eschleman found that engaging in creative activities outside the workplace can improve an employee's job performance. The Telegraph 6/4/14


This article about the outgoing interim president of Northern Michigan University mentions SF State President Leslie E. Wong, who served as NMU's president for eight years. The Mining Journal 6/4/14


The members of the rock group Down and Outlaws, which will perform this weekend in Potrero Hill, attended SF State. SF Weekly 6/4/14


This op-ed about tensions between pro-Israel and pro-Palestine activists at the University of California, Los Angeles, mentions an event held at SF State last fall by the General Union of Palestinian Students. The Jewish Press 6/4/14


San Francisco arts advocate and political activist June Gutfleisch, whose involvement in politics began as a member of the San Francisco Young Democrats while a student at SF State in the 1950s, passed away last month at the age of 83. San Francisco Chronicle 6/4/14


Frank Cheek, who was the wrestling coach at Humboldt State University before becoming coach of the university's revived softball team in 1987, attended SF State and was inducted into the SF State Athletics Hall of Fame. Eureka Times-Standard 6/3/14


The Irving M. Klein International String Competition for young string players will be held at SF State this weekend. San Francisco Classical Voice 6/3/14 


Jim Klaczak, a longtime football coach and former player for the Washington Redskins, was an offensive line coach at SF State. Napa Valley Register 6/2/14


Associate Professor of History Dawn Mabalon discusses the lack of attention paid to Filipino farm workers in the new biopic, "Cesar Chavez. InsuranceNewsNet.com 6/2/14


SF State research on children and the onset of heatstroke when children are left unattended in vehicles shows that Texas leads the nation in the number of deaths between 1998-2013. Medical Xpress 6/2/14


SF State will award a posthumous degree to Stephen Guillermo, a student who was fatally shot last month, on June 17. San Francisco Examiner 6/2/14; KGO-TV 6/2/14 (clip not available online); Ocean Beach Bulletin 6/1/14


The Irving M. Klein International String Competition for young string players will be held at SF State this weekend. San Francisco Examiner 6/2/14


Alumnus Ron Quesada will perform a fusion of ancient Filipino gong instruments with modern electric dance music this weekend during a celebration in Alameda marking Philippine Independence Day. Inquirer.net 6/2/14


Lecturer Jan Null discusses his research into the interior temperature of cars, which has shown that, on a 90 degree day, the temperature inside a vehicle can reach in excess of 140 degrees in an hour. WRVO Radio 6/1/17


Recent SF State graduate Brian Rinker received the Herb Caen memorial scholarship, given in recognition of his courage and perseverance in completing his college education, at the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club's 37th annual banquet on May 31. SFBay 6/1/14


SF State graduations are called bittersweet for students with deported parents. KMEX-LA 6/1/14 (clip not available online); KUVS-SAC Sacramento 6/1/14 (clip not available online); KVYE Yuma 6/1/14 (clip not available online); KDTV San Francisco 6/1/14 (clip not available online); KFTV Fresno 5/31/14 (clip not available online); TeleFutura 46 Los Angeles 5/31/14 (clip not available online)


Alumnus and realtor Mike Baker is profiled. Santa Fe New Mexican 6/1/14


Alumnus and Tracy Unified School District Superintendent Jim Franco is retiring at the end of June. Stockton Record 6/1/14


Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, an alum, capitalizes on social media to convey his government’s messages in negotiations with the West. CNBC Europe 5/31/14 (clip not available online); The New Yorker 5/26/14 (subscription required)


Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, an alum, capitalizes on social media to convey his government’s messages in negotiations with the West. CNBC Europe 5/31/14 (clip not available online); The New Yorker 5/26/14 (subscription required)


SF State MBA student Natacha Yarbrough is mentioned in this article about a San Francisco housing project. San Francisco Bay View 5/31/14; SF Weekly 5/28/14


An SF State professor is alleged to have misused funds while traveling to the Middle East. 99.1 FM Talk Reno 5/31/14 (clip not available online); Jewish Press 5/30/14; Washington Times 5/30/14; Talk 1300 Albany (clip not available online)


May

Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Planning Jasper Rubin and Professor Emeritus of Political Science Rich DeLeon comment on San Francisco’s waterfront development. SF Chronicle 5/30/14


SF State’s Commencement speeches and quotes from them are posted. SFGate 5/29/14; Belva Davis excerpt; Rong Wang excerpt


Former President S.I. Hayakawa is mentioned in a story about Georgia politics. Southern Political Report 5/30/14


El Tecolote, the bilingual newspaper that started as a class project at SF State, is profiled in a feature. SF Weekly 5/29/14


SF State research on the economic impact of a San Francisco music festival is cited. SF Business Times 5/29/14


SF State research on children and the onset of heatstroke when left unattended in vehicles is cited. AgriLife Today (Texas A&M) 5/30/14


Alum James Richard Frieman, co-founder and conductor for the New Millennium Chamber Orchestra, is profiled. Daily Journal 5/30/14


Alum Sean Priest is the new principal of Sequoia High School in Redwood City. SJ Mercury News 5/30/14; Freenewspos.com 5/30/14


Alum and job counselor Kathy Ostram is profiled. Digital Journal (Sonoma) 5/29/14


SF State is mentioned in a story about the 35th birthday of the Women’s Building in San Francisco. Mission Local 5/30/14


The university’s response to claims that an SF State professor allegedly misused state and taxpayer funds on her travel are called “bland reassurances.” Fox News 5/30/14; Watchdog.org 5/30/14


The AMCHA Initiative claims an SF State professor misused state and taxpayer funds on her travel. Heritage Florida Jewish News 5/30/14


Director Emeritus of the Sierra Nevada Field campus Jim Steele has a post on David Attenborough “promoting climate fear.” Watts Up With That? 5/29/14  
Biased BBC 5/29/14


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas will have his film “Documented” screened at New American NYC. New America Foundation 5/29/14


SF State is mentioned in a story on kosher slaughter, in a paragraph regarding hostility to Jewish students at Bay Area universities. The Jewish Press 5/29/14


Assistant Professor of Public Administration Jennifer Shea is quoted in a story about Silicon Valley groups using technology to combat poverty and illiteracy abroad. Metro Silicon Valley (San Jose) 5/28/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan has contributed a piece on whether the Supreme Court will undermine public-sector labor rights. The Hill 5/29/14


SF State research on children and the onset of heatstroke when left unattended in vehicles is cited. WYFF-TV (Florence, S.C.) 5/28/14; Digital Journal (press release) 5/29/14


Alum, educator and singer Margie Baker is the subject of a profile. SF Chronicle 5/29/14


Alums and writers Justin, Etc. and Jason Schenheit are profiled in a story about their poetry collective. SF Chronicle 5/28/14


Alum and ceramic artist Marsha Mack is mentioned in a story about an art exhibition, where she won “Best in Show.” The Leaf Chronicle (Clarksville, Tenn.) 5/29/14


San Jose State alum Richard Vo, who hopes to continue his astrophysics research at SF State, is the subject of a story. Phys.org 5/29/14


The AMCHA Initiative claims an SF State professor misused state and taxpayer funds on her travel. FrontPage Magazine (Los Angeles) 5/29/14; TruthRevolt.org 5/28/14; The Independent Sentinel 5/27/14; Campus-Watch.org 5/27/14


SF State in general is called out for being “off-base” in responding to instances of “anti-Israelism/anti-Semitism.” TruthRevolt.org 5/28/14


Alum Hugh Bussell, who is running for Congress in the East Bay, is the subject of a profile. PleasantonWeekly.com 5/28/14


Lecturer of Philosophy Ann Robertson has a post on socialists tripping over class lines in electoral politics. Indybay.org 5/28/14


Roanne, currently studying comparative literature at SF State, has a post about fashion inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe’s art. CollegeFashion.net 5/27/14


Alum and social worker Nancy Coxswell is mentioned in a post about counseling services for the Rossmoor senior adult community in Walnut Creek. Rossmoor News 5/28/14


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is featured in a story about Oakland’s mayoral race. SJ Mercury News 5/27/14


Political Science Lecturer David Lee is quoted in a story about a San Francisco race for state Assembly between David Campos and David Chu. SF Examiner 5/28/14


Associate Professor of Management Mitchell Marks is quoted in a story about how U.S. workers are loath to take vacations. CBS MoneyWatch 5/28/14


Professor of Social Work Anabel Pelham is quoted in a story about helping seniors with PCs and other tech tools. Los Altos Town Crier 5/28/14


The appointment of Judith Munter as incoming dean of the Graduate College of Education is noted. SF Chronicle 5/27/14


San Jose State alum Richard Vo, who has hopes to continue his research in astrophysics at SF State, is the subject of a story. Redding.com (Calif.) 5/28/14; San Jose Mercury News 5/25/14


SF State research on children and the onset of heatstroke when left unattended in vehicles is cited. SFGate 5/27/14; Stamford Advocate (Conn.) 5/27/14; Marshall News Messenger (Texas) 5/27/14


SF State research on materialism and happiness is cited. WZTV-Fox (Nashville, Tenn.) 5/28/14 (Clip not available online)  ; Elite Daily 5/27/14; eWallstreeter 5/27/14


A post by Professor of Management John Sullivan, on convincing innovators to choose an established firm over a startup, is reprinted. HRSalon (China) 5/28/14


SF State is mentioned in a story about a alleged “anti-Israel” campaign at UCLA. Jewish Journal 5/27/14


Student Jay E. Hansen was fatally shot near Oakland’s Dimond district early Sunday, May 25. SJ Mercury News 5/27/14; Contra Costa Times 5/27/14


Angelo Zuniga, who was killed at a party near SF State six years ago, is the subject of a story featuring his mother, who says she’s still awaiting justice. ABC7 News 5/27/14


High-school student Nick Der is heading to SF State to study journalism and multimedia thanks to a $250 scholarship from the Pacifica Tribune. SJ Mercury News 5/27/14


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas gave a lecture in Los Altos, Calif., on immigration and is the subject of a profile. Los Altos Town Crier 5/28/14


Alum Don Horsley, who sits on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, is profiled in a story. SJ Mercury News 5/27/14


Alum Byron Lee Blackwell has a new textbook, “The American Indian Studies Program.” Phoenix Business Journal (press release) 5/28/14


Alum Corinne Goria talks about the book she compiled and edited, “Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy,” published by the SF-based nonprofit co-founded by Dave Eggers. McSweeney’s 5/28/14


Alum Jason Gee will participate in a panel discussion following a screening of “Debunked,” a documentary on stereotypes of San Francisco. Latin Bay Area 5/27/14


Associate Professor of Journalism Yumi Wilson is profiled in a piece on how journalists can use LinkedIn. Poynter.org 5/27/14


Associate Professor of Journalism Rachele Kanigel writes about magazine publishing and her JOUR 500 The Contemporary Magazine course. PBS MediaShift 5/27/14


Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell is quoted in a story about materialism and happiness, featuring his research. Huffington Post 5/27/14 
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Alaska) 5/27/14


Associate Professor Rabab Abdulhadi is the subject of a story, sourced from the AMCHA Initiative, that accuses her of meeting with alleged terrorists using state funds. San Diego Jewish World 5/27/14


Research by SF State on creative activities and their effect on work performance is the subject of a column. New Straits Times (Malaysia) 5/27/14


Professor of Chemistry Peter Palmer is quoted in a story about ethnographic artifacts and collections can be contaminated with toxins. High Country News (Rocky Mountains) 5/26/14


SF State graduations are called bittersweet for students with deported parents in a TV report featuring Latino/Latina Studies Chair Teresa Carrillo. NBC Bay Area 5/24/14
This subject was also picked up by Univision and shared with its TV affiliates; it featured an interview with Professor of Latina/Latino Studies Carlos Cordova. KDTV-SF (Clip not available online)


SF State Professor of Labor Studies John Logan is quoted in a story about Wal-Mart’s labor and business practices. Salon 5/24/14; Beforeitsnews.com 5/25/14


Select LGBT graduates from SF State are featured in this story. Edge on the Net 5/24/14


SF State research on children and the onset of heatstroke when left unattended in vehicles is cited. The Press Enterprise (Riverside County) 5/25/14; Tewksbury Town Crier 5/24/14 (Mass.)


SF State’s Police Department is mentioned in a story about DUI checkpoints over Memorial Day weekend. KTVU.com 5/24/14 
KTVU also had a TV spot on the law-enforcement actions. (Clip not available online)


Brian Rinker, from Capitola, Calif., overcame years of extreme substance abuse in his 20s and graduates with a degree in journalism from SF State. Contra Costa Times 5/23/14


A partnership between SF State’s apparel-design students and Levi’s is cited in a story about the company’s “green jeans” initiative. Brandchannel 5/23/14


SF State’s Commencement is mentioned in a TV report about road closures and traffic. KPIX-SF (CBS) 5/23/14 (Clip not available online)


SF State is cited in a story about colleges visited by Redlands area high-school students. Redlands Daily Facts 5/23/14


Alum Jessie Garnier mentions SF State and Burk Hall in a column about the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. SFBay 5/27/14

 


Alum Hugh Bussell is mentioned in a story about his run for the newly redrawn 15th Congressional District in the East Bay. SJ Mercury News 5/26/14


Alum Katrina Parks is having her documentary film, “Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound,” shown in Newhall, Calif. Americantowns.com 5/26/14; SCVNews.com (Santa Clarita) 5/26/14


Alum LeiLani Dowell will speak in Oakland about uniting women, LGBTQ and workers’ struggles as part of a statewide tour. Indybay.org 5/25/14


Alum Anna Nevenic is mentioned in a story about her run for California State Senate in a redrawn, mostly desert district. The Press Enterprise (Riverside County) 5/24/14


Alum Kim Robinson is mentioned in a story about his run for Iowa House District 43. Des Moines Register 5/23/14


Alum Hailey Ferroni is mentioned in a story about Dry Creek Pomo Indians halting controversial disenrollements. Press Democrat (Santa Rosa) 5/23/14


Alum and ceramic artist Marsha Mack is mentioned in a story about a museum exhibition. Clarksville Online (Tenn.) 5/23/14


Alum Michael Richman has been appointed to the board of directors of Madison Vaccines Inc., a clinical-stage biopharma firm. NewsRx 5/22/14

 


Our May 7 press release on Arctic tree rings and the work of Professor Zan Stine is reprinted. AgroMeteorology.org 5/27/14


Professor of Management John Sullivan has a post on convincing innovators to choose an established firm over a startup. Ere.net 5/27/14


Professor of Health Education Eric Peper has a post on desk ergonomics and “foot room.” Healthy.net 5/27/14


Associate Professor of Political Science Nicole Watts is cited as a symposium speaker on the outcomes of the Arab Spring. Around the O (University of Oregon) 5/27/14


Alum Annie Pentilla has a blog post on an Iraq veteran who turned to artistic expression. Tikkun.org 5/23/14 


Ken Kesey’s Summer English Institute workshop for teachers held at SF State is mentioned in a post about a new book about the colorful literary figure. Oregon Quarterly 5/22/14 


William Cochlan of SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Center is cited in a post about what high-school science teachers do in summer. Center for Digital Education 5/23/14 


SF State’s “Lithopixel Refactory Collective” demonstration of lithographs and engravings is mentioned in a Chinese site devoted to visual and performing arts, literature, lifestyle and culture. The House News 5/23/14


The cousin of slain student Stephen Guillermo, Emil Guillermo, writes in an opinion piece that SF State will award its posthumous degree at a June ceremony and also criticizes the so-called “castle doctrine.” SF Chronicle 5/22/14


The research of SF State Professor of Geography Jason Henderson is cited in a post on the concentration of parking spaces in San Francisco. Streetsblog SF 5/22/14


Michael G. Santos, who earned a master’s degree while incarcerated and is now an adjunct professor at SF State, was featured in a forum on reforming criminal offenders. The Record (Stockton) 5/23/14


SF State Professor of English Language & Literature Michael Krasny will be interviewed about his anniversary as host of the “Forum” talk show by KQED President John Boland, writes alum Ben Fong-Torres. SF Chronicle 5/22/14


Associate Professor of Latino/Latina Studies Jeff Duncan-Andrade’s research on stressors facing inner-city youth is quoted in this article. EURweb.com (Electronic Urban Report) 5/22/14


SF State research on children and heatstroke when left unattended in vehicles is cited. Macomb Daily News (Michigan) 5/22/14


SF State is mentioned on KQED’s “Forum” show, regarding a fatal shooting several years ago at a house party near campus. KQED Forum 5/22/14


SF State journalism student Taylor Reynolds profiles Afghan American TV Host Farid Younos, the East Bay resident and host of “The Doctor Farid Younos Show,” broadcast on Noor TV, a U.K.-based satellite-TV channel. New America Media 5/23/14


Four LGBT students graduating from SF State this year are profiled in this feature. Bay Area Reporter 5/22/14


The cousin of slain student Stephen Guillermo, Emil Guillermo, writes to SF State and Professor of International Relations Sophie Clavier that “the family is truly grateful” for awarding a posthumous degree. Inquirer.net (Philippines) 5/22/14


Alums and co-principals Reginald and Ronald Richardson are leaving Claremont Middle School to be co-principals of a high school in San Leandro. Contra Costa Times 5/21/14; SJ Mercury News 5/21/14


Assistant Professor of Geosciences Jason Gurdak is featured in a story about the benefits of groundwater “recharging” from low-impact development. Environmental Monitor 5/21/14


Professor of International Relations Andrei Tsygankov is quoted in a story about Russia’s policies regarding Ukraine. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty 5/22/14


SF State research on children and the onset of heatstroke when left unattended in vehicles is cited. Seminole Sentinel (Texas) 5/22/14


Alum Dr. Robert Elston is awarded the 2014 Nevada Archaeology Association’s Silver Trowel Lifetime Achievement Award. Reno Gazette-Journal 5/21/14


A story on San Francisco’s Summer Jobs+ 2014 initiative for youth quotes third-year SF State student Elizabeth Kim. Inquirer.net (U.S. bureau) 5/22/14


Professor of Autism Spectrum Studies Pamela Wolfberg is announced as a speaker for the iCare4Autism International Autism Conference held June 30-July 2 in New York. Money News (Canada) 5/21/14; DMN Newswire 5/21/14


Alum and bandleader Dan Hicks, who has undergone treatment for throat cancer, performs a tribute to Fats Waller’s music and is profiled. SF Chronicle 5/19/14


The use of controversial language on shirts and posters by a student group at SF State is cited in a story about UCLA. Intermountain Jewish News (Rocky Mountain states) 5/22/14


Alum and Center Stage Dance Studio artistic director Trieste Erickson will be in a dance performance featuring original choreography in Grass Valley. The Union (Nevada County) 5/22/14


The Depot at SF State and its manager, Stephanie Escoto, are profiled on an indie-music site. The Bay Bridged 5/21/14


In this op-ed decrying “echoes of McCarthyism” at UCLA, use of controversial language on shirts and posters by a student group at SF State is cited. Arizona Jewish Post 5/20/14


A part-time marketing instructor at SF State, who was involved in a car accident last year, is seeking damages against a tech CEO who allegedly veered into her lane. SJ Mercury News 5/20/14


SF State research on children and the onset on heatstroke when left unattended in vehicles is cited. JDSupra Business Advisor 5/20/14; Alice Echo News Journal 5/20/14


Master’s student and scholarship recipient Mayra Perez talks about how she’s able to do more volunteer work. KSBY NBC Santa Barbara 5/20/14 (Clip not available online)


Alum Kesia Williams talks about the “Just In Time” program for foster youth. KNSD NBC 7 News San Diego 5/20/14 (Clip not available online)


Alum and actor Danny Glover, in a series of video clips, offers his perspective on the role of mainstream media in policy, politics and activism. The Real News 5/20/14


Alum and artist Cameron Fuller is having an opening reception at the Quincy (Mass.) Art Center. Whig.com 5/21/14


The work of Associate Professor of Latino/Latina Studies Jeff Duncan-Andrade on stressors facing youth in disadvantaged communities is referenced in this article. PolicyMic 5/20/14


The SF State decision to award Stephen Guillermo a posthumous degree was covered locally and abroad. SF Chronicle 5/20/14; SF Examiner 5/20/14; ABS-CBN News.com (Philippines) 5/21/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan wrote an opinion piece on how U.S. fast-food protests have gone global. The Hill 5/20/14


Alum and bicycle advocate Laurel Oetker-Kast is the newest member of the Calistoga, Calif., transportation committee. The Weekly Calistogan 5/20/14


Alum and actor BD Wong headlined a talk at ACT’s Geary Theater. SFist 5/19/14


Assistant Professor Leonard Sklar and his research on Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, are mentioned in a NASA Video of the Day post. The Daily Galaxy 5/20/14 http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2014/05/nasa-video-of-the-day-scenic-fly-over-of-titans-earth-like-lakes-and-seas.html


SF State political-science lecturer David Lee and his analysis are the subject of a story on Chinese voter turnout. SF Examiner 5/20/14


Alum and filmmaker Philippe Brunot will screen his documentary, “Follow the Zebra,” about small-scale gem miners in Tanzania, at the Gemological Institute of America’s Gemstone Gathering in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 28. GIA.com 5/19/14
Jewelry News Asia 5/20/14


Ju Hong, the SF State student who interrupted a speech by President Barack Obama on immigration last year, is heading to Seoul, Korea, and may not be able to re-enter the U.S. given his undocumented status. ABC 7 News 5/19/14


The family of Stephen Guillermo, the SF State who was shot dead after apparently entering the wrong apartment, is seeking to have charges filed in the case. KCBS-AM 5/20/14 (Clip not available online)


Alum and actor Danny Glover offers his perspective on the role of mainstream media in policy, politics and activism. The Real News 5/20/14


Alum and adult-entertainment actor Lorelei Lee is mentioned in a list of “smart” stars in that industry. LA Weekly 5/20/14


Film work by SF State students in the 54th Film Finals program is promoted in this roundup. SF Examiner 5/20/14


Professor of International Relations Andrei Tsygankov explores how sanctions against Russia may not work in the way expected by Western governments. Moscow Times 5/18/14Voice of Russia 5/19/14


Emil Guillermo, cousin of student Stephen Guillermo, writes that SF State will award Stephen a posthumous diploma on May 24. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 5/18/14


Assistant Professor of Counseling Alison Cerezo says there is a dearth of academic research on mental-health issues for queer Latinas. La Opinion 5/18/14


Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, an alum, capitalizes on social media to convey his government’s messages in negotiations with the West. CNBC Europe 5/17/14 SF State also is mentioned in an opinion post regarding Zarif. Iranian.com 5/19/14


Associate Professor of Latino/Latina Studies Jeff Duncan-Andrade says the repeated stressors that affect students living in such areas of deep poverty as East Oakland can lead to negative health outcomes. Rolling Out 5/19/14 Global Grind 5/19/14 The Root 5/17/14 Breitbart 5/17/19 NewsOne 5/17/14 LiveLeak 5/16/14 CBS San Francisco 5/16/14 


Alum José Antonio Vargas, activist and documentary filmmaker, is featured. Manila Bulletin 5/18/14


Alum Rachel West, an English/journalism teacher at Stockton Early College Academy, is called one of San Joaquin County’s top teachers. Stockton Record 5/19/14


Alum Jeff Whitehead has been named CTO of UBL Interactive. Virtual-Strategy Magazine 5/19/14 GlobeNewswire 5/19/14


Professor of Biology John Hafernik talks about “zombees” on this Washington, D.C. radio show. WAMU-FM 5/17/14 


Associate Professor of Latino/Latina Studies Jeff Duncan-Andrade says the repeated stressors that affect students living in areas of deep poverty like East Oakland can lead to negative health outcomes that impact the students’ performance in school. CBS San Francisco 5/16/14


Ana Gutierrez, a teacher in Salinas, is receiving her Ed.D. from SF State this month. Salinas California 5/16/14


Assistant Professor of Counseling Alison Cerezo is studying the mental health of LGBT Latino individuals. La Opinion 5/15/14


Charles Guthrie has been appointed SF State’s new athletic director. San Francisco Business Times 5/15/14; The Columbian 5/15/14


SF State was one of the first universities to commit to divesting from fossil fuel-related investments. Los Angeles Times 5/15/14


"Documented," a film by SF State Alumni Hall of Fame inductee and 2012 Alumnus of the Year Jose Antonio Vargas, is reviewed. San Francisco Chronicle 5/15/14


This editorial endorses alumnus Don Horsley for another term as San Mateo County supervisor. Half Moon Bay Review 5/15/14


Charles Guthrie has been appointed SF State’s new athletic director. San Francisco Chronicle 5/14/15; San Francisco Examiner 5/15/14


Research from SF State Assistant Professor of Biology Karen Crow indicates that female surfperch fish improve their reproductive health by mating with multiple partners. Phys.Org 5/15/14; e! Science News 5/15/14


This article references Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan’s documentation of third-party interference into unionization efforts. Canton Daily Ledger 5/15/14


President Leslie Wong is featured in this cover story about Asian Americans in higher education. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 5/14/14


SF State was the first university in the United States to have a department of black studies. The Guardian 5/14/15


A study released earlier this year by SF State’s Palm Center found that nearly 15,000 transgender people are already serving in the military. Jezebel 5/14/14; MSNBC 5/14/14 (clip not available online)


Research from SF State has shown that, when the temperature outside a car is 80 degrees, the temperature inside the car can increase to 90 degrees in 10 minutes and 109 degrees in 20 minutes. SonoranNews.com 5/14/14


Richard “Scrumbly” Koldewyn, an SF State alumnus and member of the San Francisco 1960s theatrical troupe The Cockettes, is profiled in this article. Napa Valley Register 5/14/15


SF State alumni David Emmes and Martin Benson are the founding artistic directors of the South Coast Repertory Acting Intensive Program. Daily Pilot 5/14/14


SF State student Stephen Guillermo was fatally shot when he mistakenly entered the wrong apartment. San Francisco Appeal 5/14/14


Mohammad Javad Zarif attended SF State. KRCW-FM Radio Los Angeles 5/14/14 (clip not available online); KQED-FM Radio San Francisco 5/14/14 (clip not available online); MSNBC 5/15/14 (clip not available online)


SF State was one of the first universities to commit to divesting from fossil fuel-related investments. Care2 5/14/14


"Documented," a film by SF State Alumni Hall of Fame inductee and 2012 Alumnus of the Year Jose Antonio Vargas, opened this month and is screening Friday in Sebastopol. Bohemian 5/14/14


Professor of Social Work Anabel Pelham worked with a Los Altos teenager to provide emergency preparedness backpacks to seniors. Los Altos Town Crier 5/14/14


Research from SF State showed that at least 44 children died during 2013 as a result of heat stroke from being left in a vehicle. The Norman Transcript 5/14/14; NewsOK 5/13/14


This article about the BDS movement mentions a 2001 incident involving tension between pro-Israel and pro-Palestine students at SF State. The Algemeiner 5/14/14


Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamman Javad Zarif attended SF State. KOPM-FM Radio Portland, Ore. 5/14/14 (clip not available online); KUT Radio Austin (clip not available online); WBEZ-FM Radio Chicago 5/14/14 (clip not available online); KNPR Radio Las Vegas 5/14/14 (clip not available online); KPLU-FM Radio Seattle 5/14/14 (clip not available online); WDET Radio Detroit 5/14/14 (clip not available online);  WDDE Radio Philadelphia 5/14/14 (clip not available online); WBFO-FM Radio Buffalo 5/14/14 (clip not available online); WUNC-FM Radio Raleigh, N.C. 5/14/14 (clip not available online); WAMU-FM Radio Washington, D.C. 5/14/14 (clip not available online); WHYY Radio Philadelphia 5/14/14 (clip not available online); WYPR-FM Radio Baltimore 5/14/14 (clip not available online)


Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan says a fast-food worker strike planned for Thursday in Oakland could be a significant moment in the push to raise the minimum wage. San Francisco Chronicle 5/13/14


Professor of Environmental Studies Carlos Davidson talks about the impact of pesticides and climate change on amphibians' susceptibility to deadly pathogens. The Epoch Times 5/13/14; Scientific American 5/13/14


U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said he is open to reviewing the military's ban on transgender soldiers; a report commissioned by SF State's Palm Center and released earlier this year found no medical reason to keep the ban. Casa Grande Dispatch 5/13/14


Professor of Political Science Robert C. Smith comments on the role of race in Republican opposition to President Barack Obama. Free Republic 5/13/14; WBUR Radio Boston 5/13/14


Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan is quoted in this op-ed column about unionization efforts at an Ikea in Canada. The Tyee 5/13/14 


This article about academic freedom in Palestine references an academic delegation led by Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Abdulhadi in January. Truth-Out.org 5/14/14


SF State's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offered a preview session at the Downtown Campus on May 13. Pacifica Tribune 5/13/14


Alumnus Charles Brown, who was the first African American athlete at the University of Texas at El Paso and the first African American athlete in a major sport in the former Confederate states, passed away on May 11 at the age of 83. Stars and Stripes 5/13/14


Alumnus Tri Nguyen is the new executive chef at Tapenade restaurant in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Times 5/12/14


Former SF State wrestler Travis Phippen is interviewed in this news piece about his son, who is also a wrestler. Kansas First News 5/13/14; KTKA TV Topeka (clip not available online); KSNT TV Topeka (clip not available online); KMTJ TV Topeka (clip not available online)


Professor of Political Science Robert C. Smith comments on the role of race in Republican opposition to President Barack Obama. Wisconsin Public Radio 5/13/14


Professor of Environmental Studies Carlos Davidson talks about the impact of pesticides and climate change on amphibians' susceptibility to deadly pathogens. Environmental Health News 5/13/14


Alumnus and Solano County Deputy District Attorney John Kealy is retiring. The Reporter 5/13/14


SF State student Stephen Guillermo was fatally shot when he mistakenly entered the wrong apartment. Inquirer.net 5/13/14; Diverse Issues in Higher Education 5/12/14


Geoffrey Marcy, a University of California, Berkeley, researcher who has been a key figure in the search for earth-like planets, began his career as a professor at SF State. New York Times 5/13/14


Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin discusses the military's ban on transgender soldiers; Belkin is the founder and director of the SF State-based Palm Center, which recently issued a report that found no medical reason to keep the ban. Southern California Public Radio 5/12/14


Belva Davis, the first black woman television reporter in the west, and Rong Wang, a professor and researcher at the University of California, San Francisco, will deliver keynote speeches at SF State's Commencement ceremonies. San Francisco Business Times 5/12/14


U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said he is open to reviewing the military's ban on transgender soldiers; a report commissioned by SF State's Palm Center and released earlier this year found no medical reason to keep the ban. KPBS Homepost 5/12/14; Al Jazeera America 5/12/14; Aerotech News 5/12/14; The China Post 5/13/14; South China Morning Post 5/12/14; Christian Today 5/12/14; ABC 7 News Bay Area 5/11/14, News 12 Long Island 5/12/14 (clip not available online)


Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan is quoted in this op-ed column about unionization efforts at an Ikea in Canada. 24 Hours Vancouver 5/12/14


Professor Emerita of Journalism Betty Medsger is the author of "The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI." The Sag Harbor Express 5/13/14 


A report from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority says crime on city public transit has decreased. An SF State student was fatally shot last year while disembarking off a Muni Metro train. KTVU 5/12/14; KRXI Reno 5/12/14 (clip not available online); KCBA Monterey 5/12/14 (clip not available online); SecurityInfoWatch.com 5/12/14


Biology Lecturer William Cochlan is part of a team that has embarked on month-long research cruise to study ocean acidification. Cypress Creek Mirror 5/12/14


SF State students are creating award-winning mobile apps through a partnership between the University's Department of Information Systems and the SAP America University Alliance Program. San Francisco Examiner 5/12/14


U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said he is open to reviewing the military's ban on transgender soldiers; a report commissioned by SF State's Palm Center and released earlier this year found no medical reason to keep the ban. Before It's News 5/12/14; News 92 FM Houston 5/12/14; Military.com 5/12/14; The Columbus Dispatch 5/12/14; Portland Press Herald 5/12/14; Lawyer Herald 5/12/14; New York Daily News 5/12/14; Bradenton Herald 5/12/14; The Ottawa Star 5/12/14; Sino-US.com 5/12/14; Haaretz 5/12/14; The Japan Times 5/12/14; Republican American 5/12/14; New Straits Times 5/12/14; The New York Times 5/11/14; NBC News 5/11/14; CBS News 5/11/14; TIME Magazine 5/11/14; San Francisco Chronicle 5/11/14; San Jose Mercury News 5/11/14; The Miami Herald 5/11/14; The Ledger 5/11/14; Star Tribune 5/11/14; New York Post 5/11/14; Breitbart 5/11/14; The Virginian Pilot 5/11/14; eWallstreeter.com 5/11/14; BuzzFeed 5/11/14; NET Nebraska 5/11/14; Newsmax 5/11/14; FreeNewsPos.com 5/11/14; Washington Examiner 5/11/14; AllVoices.com 5/11/14; San Luis Obispo Tribune 5/11/14; WJLA 5/11/14; Boston Globe 5/11/14; EDGE Providence 5/11/14; EDGE Boston 5/11/14; EDGE San Francisco 5/11/14; The Raw Story 5/11/14; WCBD News 2 5/11/14; Redlands Daily Facts 5/11/14; Examiner.com 5/11/14; Toledo Blade 5/11/14; TwinCities.com 5/11/14; The Augusta Chronicle 5/11/14; The Daily Mail 5/11/14; CP24 (Toronto) 5/11/14; The Guardian 5/11/14; WBZ-AM Boston 5/11/14 (clip not available online); WHKT Norfolk, Virginia 5/11/14 (clip not available online); WMDT Salisburg, MD 5/11/14 (clip not available online); WHSV Harrisonburg, Virginia 5/11/14 (clip not available online); WDET Radio Detroit 5/11/14 (clip not available online); WBUR Radio Boston 5/12/14 (clip not available online); WAMU Radio Washington, D.C. 5/12/14 (clip not available online); WYPR Radio Baltimore 5/12/14 (clip not available online); WDDE Radio Philadelphia 5/12/14 (clip not available online); WBFO Radio Buffalo 5/12/14 (clip not available online); WESA Radio Pittsburgh 5/12/14 (clip not available online); WUNC Radio (Raleigh, N.C.) 5/12/14 (clip not available online); WNYC Radio New York 5/12/14 (clip not available online); KERO TV Bakersfield 5/12/14 (clip not available online); WTOP Radio Washington, D.C. 5/12/14 (clip not available online); XETV San Diego 5/12/14 (clip not available online); KTBC TV Austin 5/12/14 (clip not available online); KRIV Houston 5/12/14 (clip not available online)


Bay Area law enforcement officials will work with organizers on a May 12 event from SF State to raise awareness on pedestrian and bicycle safety.  KGO TV 5/12/14 (clip not available online)


This article about a decline in crime on San Francisco public transit mentions the fatal shooting of an SF State student last year as he disembarked off a Muni Metro train. San Francisco Chronicle 5/12/14


Research by Assistant Professor of Earth & Climate Sciences Alexander Stine suggests changes in tree-ring density in the arctic may be evidence of changes in light intensity during the trees' growth, shedding light on the "divergence problem." Terra Daily 5/12/14; ArsTechnica.com 5/12/14


Research by Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell indicates that materialistic shoppers will not experience a boost in happiness when purchasing experiences or goods. Lifehacker Australia 5/12/14


Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan comments on unionization efforts among airport workers. Wall Street Journal 5/11/14 (subscription required)


Professor Emeritus of Education Mark Phillips cites his time as a member of the Faculty Senate at SF State in a column arguing for collaborative governance in the Tamalpais Union High School District. Marin Independent-Journal 5/11/14


Alumnus Tommy Gong is running for San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder. San Luis Obispo Tribune 5/10/14


Alumnus Carl Turner is one of several veterans whose's artwork will be on display at a new exhibit. Chico Enterprise Record 5/10/14


"Documented," a film by SF State Alumni Hall of Fame inductee and 2012 Alum of the Year Jose Antonio Vargas, will be shown at San Francisco's Roxie Theater beginning May 15. El Tecolote 5/9/14


A column about citizen science mentions Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn's Great Sunflower Project. The Huffington Post 5/9/14


Alum Mark Huynh, a teacher at Galileo Academy of Science and Technology, will be honored at the 10th Hill Physicians Asian Heritage Street Celebration School Awards Ceremony. AsianWeek 5/9/14


This op-ed piece about anti-Semitism on college and university campuses mentions an event held last year by SF State's General Union of Palestinian Students. Heritage Florida News 5/9/14; The Cutting Edge 5/9/14


SF State’s divestment one year ago from companies with significant exposure to the production or use of coal and tar sands is noted in reports of Stanford University’s new divestment decision. Newsweek 5/9/14; The Jewish Daily Forward 5/9/14; Thomas Reuters Foundation 5/7/14


Associate Professor of Marketing Gulnur Tumbat discusses surviving an avalanche on Mount Everest. Hurriyet 5/9/14


Research by Assistant Professor of Psychology Kevin Eschleman suggests employees' creative activity outside of work can boost their performance on the job. Five Cent Nickel 5/9/14


Professor Emeritus of Black Studies Raye Richardson was the original owner of Marcus Books, the historic bookstore was evicted from its Fillmore Street location this week. SF Examiner 5/9/14


SF State student volunteers partnered with San Francisco high school and middle school classrooms to prepare for Civics Day, a biannual activity that encourages students to address issues in their community. SF Examiner 5/9/14


SF State’s Department of Journalism’s code of ethics and conduct is mentioned in this article about student journalists fired from internships for political activism. PBS: MediaShift 5/9/14


Deputy Librarian Carissa Purnell Vallecillo will earn her Ph.D. in education at SF State’s 113th Commencement, May 23 for graduate students. The Californian 5/9/14


Alumni David Emmes and Martin Benson, who founded South Coast Repertory after graduating from San Francisco State College in the 1960s, are celebrating the theatre’s 50th season. Broadway World 5/9/14


SF State’s divestment one year ago from companies with significant exposure to the production or use of coal and tar sands is noted in reports of  Stanford University’s new divestment decision. San Francisco Chronicle Editorial 5/7/14; Reuters 5/7/14; CNBC 5/7/14; NBC News 5/7/14; The Huffington Post 5/7/14; St. Louis Business Journal 5/8/14; All Gov 5/8/14; Domain-B 5/7/14The Washington Post 5/7/14; Reuters: India 5/7/14; FOX Business 5/7/14; Think Progress 5/7/14; Los Angeles Times 5/6/14; Techsonia 5/6/14

 


President Leslie Wong is featured in this cover story about Asian Americans in higher education. Diverse 5/8/14 (subscription required)


A survey by Professor of Sexuality Studies Colleen Hoff indicated that 50 percent of homosexual Americans in stable relationships said they were open to relationships outside marriage or their committed relationship. Religion en Libertad 5/8/14


According to research by Earth & Climate Science Lecturer Jan Null, 44 children died in 2013 as a result of heat stroke from being left in a vehicle. CWEB News 5/8/14


San Francisco Hillel hosted “MimounaFest” at SF State, an annual festival traditionally observed by Moroccans and North African Jews. The J Weekly 5/8/14


Alum Johnny Mathis earned an athletic scholarship to SF State before his success in the music industry. Marin Independent Journal 5/8/14


Alum Alex Welsh composed the photo collection “We Out Here,” depicting the people of San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunter’s Point neighborhood. The Bold Italic 5/8/14


Creative writing student Raul Ruiz’s work was included in the collection “Shipping Manifesto: Fly the East L.A. Dirigible Transport Lines!” SF Weekly: Exhibitionist 5/8/14


For this story about decreased state funding for higher education, President Leslie Wong says it’s not unusual for University students to work multiple jobs in order to afford tuition and fees. KQED The California Report 5/7/14


For this story about decreased state funding for higher education, President Leslie Wong says it’s not unusual for University students to work multiple jobs in order to afford tuition and fees. KPCC 5/7/14 (clip not available online); KQED The California Report 5/7/14


Research by Professor of Earth & Climate Sciences Alexander Stine indicates that divergence in tree ring density is linked to changes in light intensity during the tree’s growth. Science Codex 5/7/14; Science 2.0 5/7/14; Phys.org 5/7/14Newsweek 5/7/14; Eureka! Science News 5/7/14


Professor and Director of the Institute on Gerontology Anabel Pelham will speak at the 2014 Social Lights 4 Change event. San Jose Mercury News 5/7/14


Jennifer Summit, who has been appointed dean of undergraduate studies for SF State, discusses an innovative program she developed at Stanford. Chronicle of Higher Education 5/5/14 (subscription required)


Research by Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell indicates that materialistic shoppers will not experience a boost in happiness when purchasing experiences or goods. Forbes 5/4/14Business Report 5/8/14; Lifehacker 5/8/14; Liputan 6 5/8/14WGHP 5/7/14 (clip not available online); KRIV 5/6/14 (clip not available online); The Blaze 5/6/14; Welingelichte Kringen 5/6/14


According to research by Earth & Climate Science Lecturer Jan Null, 44 children died in 2013 as a result of heat stroke from being left in a vehicle. Voice of the Valley 5/4/14Consumer Affairs 5/7/14; Radio WYAY 5/7/14 (clip not available online); KTAR 5/7/14 (clip not available online); KLIF 5/7/14 (clip not available online)


International Business student Stephen Guillermo was the victim of a fatal shooting. The Raw Story 5/5/14; Diverse Issues in Higher Education 5/5/14SF Weekly: The Snitch 5/5/14; News.au 5/5/14; Global Grind 5/5/14; NT News 5/5/14; The Daily Mail 5/4/14; Manteca Bulletin 5/4/14; SF Examiner 5/4/14; San Francisco Chronicle 5/3/14; KGO 5/3/14 (clip not available online); KOFY 5/3/14 (clip not available online)


Alumna Melba Beals, original member of the Little Rock Nine, is interviewed about her career as an educator and civil rights leader. Reno Gazette Journal 5/4/14


Alum Mike Holmes was awarded the 2014 Vernon Gould McCann Award. Auburn Journal 5/4/14


Alumna Nancy Stapp, host of the radio show Breakfast with Nancy, is interviewed. The Taos News 5/4/14


Water is restored to SF State after a water main break caused water to be shut-off campus-wide. KGO 5/3/14 (clip not available online)


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned as a candidate for Oakland mayor. San Jose Mercury News 5/3/14; Inside Bay Area 5/3/14


Former student Yolanda Lopez was a member of the collective “Los Siete de la Raza.” Mission Local 5/3/14


Alum Ed Friedman was appointed to the Kish Bank board of directors. Centre Daily Times 5/3/14


Earth & Climate Science Lecturer Jan Null comments for this article about ongoing drought conditions in California. San Francisco Chronicle 5/2/14


SF State is mentioned for its proximity to Bright Street, the site of a recent three-alarm fire. KNTV 5/2/14 (clip not available online); KCBS 5/2/14 (clip not available online); KTVU 5/2/14 (clip not available online); KRXI 5/2/14 (clip not available online); KCBA 5/2/14 (clip not available online)


Professor and Director of the Institute on Gerontology Anabel Pelham will speak at the 2014 Social Lights 4 Change event. Los Gatos Patch 5/2/14


Alum George Abdallah was awarded the Law Day Award by the San Joaquin County Bar Association. The Stockton Record 5/2/14


Alum Kent Crow is a candidate for circuit judge in Maryland’s Carroll County. Carroll County News 5/2/14


Alumna Janet Cowperthwaite is the Managing Director of the Kronos Performing Arts Association. Liberation Next Music 5/2/14


Research by Assistant Professor of Psychology Kevin Eschleman suggests employees' creative activity outside of work can boost their performance on the job. Illinois Manufacturers’ Association 5/1/14State of Mind 5/7/14; Associations Now 5/8/14; Nature Jobs 5/7/14; Nature World News 5/7/14; Science Daily 5/7/14

 


A study by SF State’s Family Acceptance Project found that LGBT teens were more likely than their peers to report feelings of depression or attempt suicide. Newsweek 5/1/14


Textile recycling and collection boxes have been placed outside SF State’s student residence halls by Goodwill Industries. Bay Crossings 5/1/14


Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom spoke at SF State following the publication of his book “Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government.” Lodi News 5/1/14; McClatchy DC 5/1/14


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas’ documentary film “Documented” is reviewed. The Hollywood Reporter 5/1/14


Alumna Giselle N. Olmedo was selected by the Foundation for Advocacy Inclusion and Resources as the first Sanford Heisler Public Interest Diversity Fellow. KPLC-TV 5/1/14; KXXV 5/1/14; Globe Advisor 5/1/14


Alum Cal Orey shares a Rustic Apple Gallette recipe. Tahoe Daily Tribune 5/1/14


April

Professor of Creative Writing Michelle Carter was awarded the 2014 Ebell Playwright Prize for her play, “20 Friends.” Broadway World 4/21/14; The Larchmont Buzz 4/30/14


Assistant Professor of Social Work and Gerontology Rashmi Gupta comments on the tradition among Indians and Indian-Americans of adult children providing care for their aging parents. New American Media 4/30/14


Alumna Lauraine Bacon was appointed director of sales development for Organic Mattresses, Inc. Furniture World 4/30/14


South Coast Repertory, founded by SF State alumni, will perform a fiftieth anniversary production of Tartuffe. Broadway World 4/30/14


Alumni Beth Custer and Chris Grady play with the Beth Custer Ensemble. San Francisco Chronicle 4/30/14


Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom spoke at SF State following the publication of his book “Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government.” Los Angeles Times 4/30/14


Professor of Health Education Ramon Castellblanch is featured in this article about seeking promotion through arbitration. Inside Higher Ed 4/29/14


Research by Assistant Professor of Psychology Kevin Eschleman suggests employees' creative activity outside of work can boost their performance on the job. The Week 4/29/14SF Weekly: Exhibitionist 4/29/14


Alumna Nancy Davey Myatt, longtime member of the Manteca Soroptimists, was the first recipient of the Manteca Soroptimist scholarship award in the 1950s. Manteca Bulletin 4/29/14


Alum Daniel James is interviewed about his band, Leopold and His Fiction. Bucks County Courier Times 4/29/14


The Alexander String Quartet is mentioned in this article about the nonprofit San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music. San Francisco Classical Voice 4/29/14


SF State’s Downtown Campus is featured in this article about projects designed by the Huntsman Architectural Group. San Francisco Business Times: Real Estate 4/29/14


According to research by Earth and Climate Science Lecturer Jan Null, 561 children died between 1998 and 2012 as a result of heat stroke from being left in a vehicle. Your West Valley 4/29/14


Alumna Kay Marshall instructs a painting class at the Oceana Art Gallery in Pacifica. San Jose Mercury News 4/29/14


Alumna Katrina Parks directed the documentary, "The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound." San Jose Mercury News 4/29/14


Student Jamielyn Williams received the Jane Hipe Memorial Award for her work on the Sex Ed. Squad at Westmoor High School. San Jose Mercury News 4/29/14


Alum Richard Swerdlow says he wears his SF State sweatshirt with pride, in this Perspectives piece. KQED Radio 4/28/14


Alum Kyle Roberts is a Los Angeles music producer under the name “KHAN!” The Times-Standard 4/28/14


Alum Vincent Bordi made his professional Mixed Martial Arts debut at the West Coast Fighting Championship in Sacramento. Manteca Bulletin 4/28/14; Manteca Bulletin 4/25/14


Alum Leland Yee has resigned from the primary election for Secretary of State after being charged with six counts of campaign-donation related fraud and firearms trafficking. Hyphen 4/28/14


SF State is mentioned as a popular destination for transfer students in this article about Seattle Community College. Yahoo! Vietnam 4/28/14


Alumna Marisa Kelly was appointed senior vice president for academic affairs and provost for Suffolk University. My San Antonio 4/28/14


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell is interviewed about his research, which indicates that people are happier when they spend money on experiences instead of goods. WUNC-Radio 4/27/14 (clip not available online); Star Tribune: On Weather 4/29/14


In this op-ed, Professor of Political Science Andrei Tsygankov writes about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s military strategy. The Moskow Times 4/27/14


Associate Dean of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi was a lead curator for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s new exhibit: “Queer Past Becomes Present.” SF Bay Times 4/27/14


Creative Writing Lecturer Truong Tran is interviewed about his career in fine arts and his family’s immigration to the U.S. from Vietnam. KLLC Radio 4/27/14


Student Farnoush Amiri writes about her experience living on campus at SF State. Her Campus 4/27/14


Alum Shaun Hassan Haines writes about San Francisco LGBT culture and politics for this new weekly column. SF Bay Times 4/27/14


An SF State senior is mentioned as a volunteer with the East Bay Consortium’s “I’m Going to College” outreach program. KGO 4/26/14 (clip not available online); KGO 4/25/14 (clip not available online)


SF State’s Golden Gate Xpress interviewed Street Sheet newspaper purveyor Harold Swaggard in 2006; Swaggard was the first San Francisco bicyclist to die of injuries inflicted by a motor vehicle in 2014. San Francisco Chronicle 4/26/14


SF State's Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives, both open to the public, are highlighted in a “Tourism for Locals” feature. SF Weekly: The Exhibitionist 4/24/14


SF State’s Family Acceptance Project will host a parent education program at Amador Valley High School. The Independent 4/25/14


Alumna Charisse Tugade is interviewed about her business, The Manila Collectible Co. culture space and gift shop. Rappler 4/25/14


SF State student Sam Fragoso comments on the "Remembering Ebert" panel discussion for this article about Ebertfest: Roger Ebert’s Film Festival. The News-Gazette 4/25/14


Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and SF State alum Philip Shultz was a guest lecturer at The Pennington School. My Central Jersey 4/25/14


Associate Professor and Chair of Urban Studies and Planning Jasper Rubin comments on the planned developments of Piers 30-32 and Mission Bay. San Francisco Chronicle 4/24/14; KGO 4/23/14 (clip not available online)


Assistant Professor of Geosciences Jason Gurdak comments for this article about the planned construction of four groundwater wells in San Francisco. SF Examiner 4/24/14


Research conducted by Professor of Health Education Erik Peper is mentioned in this article about the link between poor posture and low energy. Medical Daily 4/24/14


SF State's Institute for Holistic Health Studies will host a BioGraph Infiniti software education workshop. Hispanic Business 4/24/14


Alum Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's new play “The Totalitarians” will premier with Washington D.C.’s Wooly Mammoth Theatre Company. Broadway World 4/24/14


Bill Douglass, jazz bassist and former SF State student, is interviewed. The Union 4/24/14


Vice President of University Advancement Robert Nava is mentioned in this article about hip replacement surgery, written by alum Ben Fong-Torres. San Francisco Chronicle 4/23/14


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned as a candidate for Oakland mayor. East Bay Express 4/23/14


San Francisco State University will host a film screening and discussion as part of the Romanian Film Festival. Romanian Insider 4/25/14; HotNews.ro 4/23/14MediaFax.ro 4/23/14Observator Cultural 4/23/14; Romanian Global News 4/23/14


Student musician Mazin Jamal Mahgoub will participate in the Green Grass Collective’s “eco-arts” showcase in East Oakland. East Bay Express 4/23/14


Alum Jason Neil is the play-by-play announcer for Skyline College’s new baseball broadcasts. San Mateo Daily Journal 4/23/14


Alumna Annie Gunyon discusses her experience touring West Coast colleges with her son. Vermont Public Radio 4/23/14


Alumna Alexis Horowitz-Burdick is the CEO and founder of Luxola.com. Tech in Asia 4/23/14


Research by Assistant Professor of Psychology Kevin Eschleman suggests employees' creative activity outside of work can boost their performance on the job. WPSD 4/27/14 (clip not available online); Human Capital Magazine 4/24/14; The Sun Daily 4/24/14Seattle Post-Intelligencer 4/23/14; CTV News 4/23/14; FreeNewsPos 4/23/14; PNW Local News 4/23/14; Smart Brief 4/23/14Malaysian Digest 4/23/14; India.com 4/23/14; Associations Now 4/22/14; Sowetan 4/23/14; Lifehacker 4/22/14


Research by Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell indicates that consumers may purchase material items with the mistaken belief that those items provide more value. Meglio Sapere 4/23/14


Associate Professor of Social Work Rashmi Gupta comments on the needs of elderly Indians and Indian-Americans. India West 4/23/14


SF State journalism students were hosted by NBC 4 Southern California for hands-on broadcast news experience. NBC 4 Southern California 4/23/14


Student Kaila Granahan, who enrolled in a Spanish-language immersion program during high school, is mentioned in this article about foreign-language immersion programs for elementary students. Half Moon Bay Review 4/23/14


Alum George Nessman was appointed athletic director for Justin-Siena High School. Napa Valley Register 4/23/14


Alum Travis John Adams is interviewed about his work as a clay artist and sculptor. Santa Cruz Sentinel 4/23/14


Alum John Freese will create his third Native American themed mural in Encantada, Oregon. Encantada News 4/23/14


This op-ed references Jerol Lynn, SF State alumna and co-founder of a catering company that once served Joan Baez at the Greek Theater in Berkeley. Lompoc Record 4/23/14


The Laguna Street Openhouse affordable housing project for LGBT seniors will use Richardson Hall, a structure used by SF State in the 1920s. New America Media 4/22/14


Paul Trevor, head coach of the men’s basketball team, will speak at the Marin Old Time Athletes dinner. Marin Independent Journal 4/22/14


Jim Steele, alum and former director of SF State’s Sierra Nevada Field Campus, will lead a bird walk in Pacifica’s San Pedro Valley Park. San Jose Mercury News 4/22/14


SF State hosted a Goodwill sale on recycled Levi’s jean in celebration of Earth Day. KGO 4/22/14 (clip not available online); KOFY 4/22/14 (clip not available online)


Alumna Kay Marshall teaches painting, drawing and studio art at the Oceana Art Gallery in Pacifica. San Jose Mercury News 4/22/14


Journalist Belva Davis will deliver the keynote address at San Francisco State University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony, May 23. Inside Higher Ed 4/21/14


Associate Professor and Chair of Urban Studies and Planning Jasper Rubin comments on the Manhattanization of San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 4/21/14


Professor Emerita and former Department of Journalism Chair Betty Medsger is interviewed about her new book, “The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI.” KQED: News Fix 4/21/14


Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane and an international team of researchers have announced the “landmark discovery” of a new rocky planet that could have liquid water on its surface. Free News Pos 4/22/14; Space Daily 4/22/14; Un Mondo di Italia 4/22/14; Top News 4/21/14ABC 4/21/14; The Scientist 4/21/14Wissenschaft Aktuell 4/21/14; Di-Ve 4/20/14; Manila Standard Today 4/20/14; The Times of India 4/19/14; American Thinker 4/19/14; Yahoo! News 4/19/14; News 24 4/19/14; Radio New Zealand 4/19/14; The Wall Street Journal: German 4/19/14; Wired: Italy 4/18/14


Adjunct Professor of Secondary Education Kate Kinsella writes about the English reading and writing curriculum and the Common Core State Standards. Language Magazine 4/21/14


Liam O’Brien, lepidopterist and winner of Bay Nature’s 2014 Environmental Education Award, mentions Professor of Biology John Hafernik as a mentor. Bay Nature 4/21/14


In this op-ed, Philosophy Lecturer Ann Robertson writes about the subsection of pro-labor Democrats. Counter Currents 4/21/14


Alumna Anna-Thea will present the free workshop, “Your Body Your Temple: The Art of Feeling Good in Your Body as a Woman” at the Sierra Center for Spiritual Living. The Union of Grass Valley 4/21/14


In this op-ed, Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan writes about the National Labor Relations Board’s public hearings to discuss new election rules. The Hill: Congress Blog 4/21/14


Associate Professor of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri writes about the affect of the Ukrainian crisis on Iran. Tehran Times 4/20/14


Political Science Lecturer David Lee comments on the indictment of State Senator Leland Yee. Daily Democrat 4/20/14; Inside Bay Area 4/19/14


Merl Reagle's Sunday crossword features the clue: “Part of SFSU.” San Francisco Chronicle 4/20/14


SF State’s Foundation Board has pledged to divest from direct ownership of companies with significant exposure to the production or use of coal and tar sands. The Register-Guard 4/19/14


Professor of Biology John Hafernik is interviewed about his research of parasitized honeybees. WAMU 4/19/14


SF State student Maritess Pajares is interviewed for this story about the Executive Director of the Maisin Scholar Award program, Sonya Brunswick. KPIX 4/19/14


Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane and an international team of researchers have announced the “landmark discovery” of a new rocky planet that could have liquid water on its surface. Shanghai Daily 4/17/14Business Insider Australia 4/17/14Irish Times 4/17/14Express (UK) 4/17/14Gnomes National News Service 4/17/14RedOrbit 4/17/14University Herald 4/17/14Real Clear ScienceAstrobiology News 4/17/14International Business Times (UK) 4/17/14Houston Chronicle 4/17/14


Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane and an international team of researchers have announced the “landmark discovery” of a new rocky planet that could have liquid water on its surface. New York Times 4/17/14 Christian Science Monitor 4/17/14; San Francisco Examiner 4/17/14 BBC 4/17/14 National Geographic 4/17/14 Science Now 4/17/14 Forbes 4/17/14 CBC News 4/17/14; CNET 4/17/14 The Independent (UK) 4/17/14; Scientific American 4/17/14; Forbes 4/17/14


Associate Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi was awarded the 2014 Japan Residency at the University of the Ryukyus in Asian American history and history of sexuality. Rafu Shimpo 4/18/14


Alumna Taksa Webb discusses her experience as a marathon runner. Palo Alto Online 4/18/14


Research by Assistant Professor of Psychology Kevin Eschleman suggests employees' creative activity outside of work can boost their performance on the job. Time Magazine 4/16/14 Prevention Magazine 4/17/14; Pacific Standard 4/16/14; Science Codex 4/17/14; 1800therapist.com 4/17/14; NBC News Today 4/17/14; Huffington Post 4/17/14; ThirdAge 4/16/14; Science 2.0 4/17/14Today 4/17/14KFOR 4/18/14KSBW 4/20/14 (clip not available online); KLRT 4/20/14 (clip not available online); WNYT 4/20/14 (clip not available online); WAND 4/21/14 (clip not available online); KHSL 4/21/14 (clip not available online); KNVN 4/21/14 (clip not available online); KFDX 4/21/14 (clip not available online)

 


Research by Caitlyn Ryan, founder and director of the Family Acceptance Project, is cited in this article about the Illinois legislature failing to ban conversion therapy for LGBT youth. Chicago Sun-Times 4/17/14


Stephen Kane, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, states in a research paper “there could be more than 2,500 zombie-infested planets” in our solar system. io9.com 4/4/14; Al.com 4/17/14


The 14-year old piano duo Michael Wierenga and Jeffrey Qiu performed at Knuth Hall as part of the Music Teachers Association of California Certificate of Merit program. Epoch Times 4/17/14


During opening remarks at the Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education (APAHE) annual meeting, President Les Wong urged conference attendees to work harder at building a pipeline of Asians to the college presidency, stating “As each one of us retires, there ought to be five or even 10 mentees ready to step up.” Diverse Issues in Higher Education 4/15/14


Two films by student Zachary Ready are scheduled to screen at the 2014 Cannes International Film Festival in May. Los Altos Town Crier 4/16/14


The first in a two-book series, "Different Coins in the Fountain" by alum Carlos Cornejo is reviewed. Magic City Morning Star 4/16/14


Associate Professor of History Dawn Mabalon discusses the lack of attention paid to Filipino farm workers in the new biopic, “Cesar Chavez.” Contra Costa Times 4/14/14


Professor and Chair of Communication Studies Joe Tuman, who is running for mayor of Oakland, had “a solid evening” in a recent candidates’ debate.  East Bay Express 4/15/14


Associate Professor of History Dawn Mabalon discusses the lack of attention paid to Filipino farm workers in the new biopic, "Cesar Chavez." San Jose Mercury News 4/14/14


San Francisco’s Superintendent of Schools Richard Carranza writes about FRISCO Day, a component of the partnership between the city, SFUSD, City College and SF State to double the number of public school students who complete college. SF Examiner 4/15/14


This feature describes research by SF State students and others, conducted at the California Academy of Sciences, on the shell-less marine slug nudibranch. Bay Nature 4/14/14


SF State appoints Judith Munter new dean of the Graduate College of Education. SF Examiner 4/14/14


Assistant Professor of Art Michael Arcega contributed to the "New Natives" art exhibition at Lightbombs Contemporary in Hong Kong. GMA News 4/13/14


San Francisco State University Police Department officers assisted the UC Davis Police Department at the university’s Picnic Day celebration. KTXL 4/13/14


In this op-ed column, Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education Mark Phillips writes about common myths and misrepresentations about elementary education. Marin independent-Journal 4/13/14


SF State student Jacqueline Reyes comments for this article about San Francisco property owners “buying out” tenants in rent-controlled spaces. San Francisco Chronicle 4/13/14


Alum Marcus Gardley is featured for his latest play, “The Box: A Black Comedy.” New York Times 4/13/14


Associate Professor of Biology Vance Vredenburg's research into chytrid fungus is mentioned in this article about the non-profit organization Save the Frogs. San Francisco Chronicle 4/12/14


Criminal Justice Lecturer Michael Santos discussed his life-skills program for the formerly incarcerated, Straight-A Guide Cognitive Skills Development, at the Boys and Men of Color Healing Generations Summit. Stockton Record 4/12/14


SF State research indicates that same-sex marriages offer the same mental health benefits as heterosexual marriages. Everyday Health 4/12/14


Associate Professor of History Dawn Mabalon discusses the lack of attention paid to Filipino farm workers in the new biopic, “Cesar Chavez.” Global Nation Inquirer 4/8/14; Rappler 4/8/14The Reporter 4/11/14


This op-ed writer suggests California students write reports on state universities in place of historic Spanish missions, stating “I envy the student who gets to report on San Francisco State’s colorful history, all the way back to its origins as a school for training women teachers in 1899.“ Sacramento Bee 4/10/14City Watch 4/11/14San Francisco Chronicle 4/11/14


Education doctoral students Carissa Purnell and Ana Gutierez attended the annual American Educational Research Association conference. The Salinas Californian 4/11/14


Alum and Blues Hall of Fame member Joe Louis Walker performed with the gospel group Spiritual Corinthians while studying at SF State. The Columbian 4/11/14


An SF State study on the dangers of leaving a child or pet in a locked car is mentioned. KGUN 4/11/14


In this op-ed, Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about the anti-union campaign preceding Tennessee autoworkers’ vote to join the United Auto Workers union. The Hill: Congress Blog 4/11/14


In this excerpt of a 1939 San Francisco Chronicle article, an SF State student group rallied under the slogan “More and better jails for conscientious objectors.” San Francisco Chronicle 4/10/14


SF State is mentioned for its chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi, a Jewish fraternity. The J Weekly 4/10/14


Associate Dean of the College of Business and Professor of Marketing Kathy O’Donnell discusses the use of same-sex couples in advertising. Buzzfeed: LGBT 4/10/14


Alum Thomas Hurst is interviewed about his invention of COVR, a right angle iPhone camera lens. Los Angeles Times: Framework 4/10/14


Alumna Frances Mayes will read from her latest memoir, “Under Magnolia” at the University of Georgia. Athens Banner-Herald 4/9/14


Graduates of SF State’s Theatre Arts department founded 99 Stock Productions, the group will perform, “I Never Lie – The Pinocchio Project.” SF Weekly 4/9/14; Examiner 3/31/14


Alum Joseph Bielanski was appointed to the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. Insurance News Net 4/9/14Orange County Breeze 4/9/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor & Employment Studies John Logan comments on the proposed Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act. AL.com 4/9/14


Alumna Kathleen Kenna contributed to the Toronto Star’s e-book, “Our Longest War,” about Canada’s twelve years in Afghanistan. Comox Valley Record 4/9/14


Geography and Environment Lecturer Stephanie May Cowles created an online map showing which San Francisco streets have the highest instances of speeding. Streetsblog: SF 4/9/14


Research by Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell indicates that consumers may purchase material items with the mistaken belief that those items provide more value. Women's Health 4/9/14


SF State's artists-in-residence the Alexander String Quartet are featured on the New York Times’ classical playlist for their album, “Brahms & Schumann: The Piano Quintets.” New York Times: Arts Beat 4/9/14


SF State’s Foundation Board has pledged to divest from direct ownership of companies with significant exposure to the production or use of coal and tar sands. SF Examiner 4/8/14; Earth Island Journal 4/14/14


Political Science Lecturer David Lee comments on the arrests of State Senator Leland Yee and Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow for NPR News. KOPB 4/8/14 (clip not available online); WUNC 4/8/14 (clip not available online); WAMU 4/8/14 (clip not available online); KOPB 4/8/14 (clip not available online); WBUR 4/8/14 (clip not available online); KUT 4/8/14 (clip not available online); WUNC 4/8/14 (clip not available online); WDET 4/8/14 (clip not available online); KCOY 4/8/14 (clip not available online); KION 4/8/14 (clip not available online); WFBO 4/8/14 (clip not available online); KPCC 4/8/14 (clip not available online); KPLU 4/8/14 (clip not available online)


SF State student Antonio Arenas comments for this article about Marcos Gutierrez, host of the radio show, Hecho en California (Made in California). New American Media 4/8/14


Professor of Asian American Studies Ben Kobashigawa will moderate a discussion following a screening of the film, “Looking for Jiro Onuma: Queer Perspectives on Wartime Incarceration.” Rafu Shimpo 4/8/14


Associate Professor of Management Mitchell Marks discusses the potential impact of the acquisition of Safeway by Albertsons’ parent company. East Bay Express 4/8/14


Alum Edwin Hacking will exhibit his photographs at the San Pedro Valley Park Visitor Center. San Jose Mercury News 4/8/14


A team from SF State, led by Assistant Professor of Journalism Jesse Garnier, was awarded a $35,000 grant from the Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education. SF Bay 4/7/14; American Journalism Review 4/5/14; The Root: Journalism 4/5/14; PBS: Education Shift 4/4/14; Times of San Diego 4/4/14; EIN News 4/4/14


The Palm Center at SF State hosted an independent commission which found that the U.S. armed services have "no compelling medical reason" to exclude transgender individuals from service. One News Now 4/7/14; WorldNetDaily 4/4/14


Research by Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell indicates that consumers may purchase material items with the mistaken belief that those items provide more value than experiences. Hegnar 4/7/14; Medical Daily 4/5/14; Malaysian Digest 4/4/14


Alum Casey Mills was the first managing editor of Beyond Chron. Beyond Chron 4/7/14


Associate Professor of Biology Katharyn Boyer's research lab examines the best way to restore native oyster habitats to the SF Bay. Bay Nature 4/7/14


Assistant Professor of Special Education Amber Friesen presented a project on developing emerging literacy skills at the American Educational Research Association conference in Philadelphia. Newswise 4/7/14


Alumna Sandra Carnero began taking classes at Alameda Martial Arts twenty years ago, she now teaches there. San Francisco Chronicle: In Alameda 4/7/14


SF State volunteers are shown volunteering with Tech Workers for Affordable Housing at a San Francisco Habitat for Humanity site. San Francisco Chronicle 4/6/14


An image attributed to SF State shows the dark matter, galaxies and hot gas of the Abell-520 galaxy cluster. The Epoch Times 4/6/14La Gran Epoca 4/9/14


The Great Sunflower Project, a citizen science project founded by Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn, is discussed in this letter to the editor. San Francisco Chronicle 4/6/14


A parasitic fly is turning honey bees into “zombie bees,” according to research by Biology Professor John Hafernik and colleagues. Epoch Times 4/5/14


Professor of Theatre Arts Joel Schechter writes about the “Arthur Szyk and the Art of the Haggadah” exhibition at the Contemporary Jewish Museum. Jewish Daily Forward 4/5/14


Alumna Annette Bening will perform "Ruth Draper's Monologues" at the Geffen Playhouse. Los Angeles Times 4/5/14


SF State alumna Teeka James, College of San Mateo teacher and union president, is profiled. San Mateo Daily Journal 4/5/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about the anti-union campaign preceding Tennessee autoworkers’ vote to join the United Auto Workers union. The Hill: Congress Blog 4/5/14


Political Science Lecturer David Lee comments on the arrests of State Senator Leland Yee and Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow. Redding.com 4/5/14; Los Angeles Times 4/4/14; KQED 4/7/14; Asian Week 4/4/14; China News 4/4/14; Sohu.com 4/4/14; Netease 4/3/1421CN 4/3/14; SF Examiner 4/1/14


Research by Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell indicates that consumers may purchase material items with the mistaken belief that those items provide more value. Business Insider Australia 4/4/14; Malaysian Digest 4/4/14; Tempo 4/4/14; RMF24 4/4/14Yahoo! Shine On 4/3/14; Treehugger 4/3/14The Huffington Post 4/3/14; Health24 4/3/14; WOWK-TV 4/3/14; Iatronet 4/3/14; Kompas: Health 4/3/14; Acasa.ro 4/3/14; Liputan6 4/3/14; Red Orbit 4/2/14; WDAM 4/2/14; Health 4/2/14; WCFT 4/2/14 (clip not available online); WABC 4/2/14 (clip not available online); Live Science 4/2/14; Philadelphia Inquirer 4/2/14; Science Codex 4/2/14; Pacific Standard 4/2/14; WOGX 4/2/14; Quartz 4/2/14; Yahoo! News 4/2/14; Health Day 4/2/14Science Blog 4/2/14

 


A 19th Avenue transit feasibility study recommends a Muni Metro subway from SF State to St Francis Circle. SF Bay 4/4/14; Curbed SF 4/3/14; San Francisco Chronicle 4/2/14SFist 4/2/14KGO-TV 4/2/14 (clip not available online); KTVU 4/2/14 (clip not available online); KRXI 4/2/14 (clip not available online); KCBA 4/2/14 (clip not available online)


Professor of Management Sally Baack comments on the resignation of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich. San Francisco Chronicle 4/4/14


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned as a candidate for Oakland mayor. Oakland Local 4/414KGO 4/4/14 (clip not available online); KQED: News Fix 4/4/14


Biology graduate student Whitney Thornton works on the Invasive Spartina Project, which attempts to clear the Alameda Flood Control Channel of invasive chord grasses. Bay Nature 4/4/14


SF State’s Cesar Chavez Student Center Art Gallery is hosting the pop-up exhibit, “Selfie: The Fine Art of Self Portraiture.” SF Bay 4/4/14


Alum Alexis S. Montevirgen was appointed Vice President of Student Services for the College of Alameda. Global Nation Inquirer 4/3/14


Professor and Chair of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Patrick Tierney comments on Six Flags Discovery Kingdom’s transition from a marine-mammal park to a ride-dominated park. Voice of San Diego 4/3/14


In this op-ed, graduate student and teaching associate Sam Badger addresses the concerns of Palestinians regarding the Syrian civil war. The Epoch Times 4/3/14; Eurasia Review 4/3/14


Criminal Justice Lecturer Michael Santos, who earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees while incarcerated, is interviewed. NPR 4/2/14 (clip not available online); NET Nebraska 4/2/14; KQED 4/2/14 (clip not available online); KTEJ 4/2/14 (clip not available online); KAET 4/2/14 (clip not available online); WOUC 4/2/14 (clip not available online); WUFT 4/2/14 (clip not available online); NJN 4/2/14 (clip not available online); KOAB 4/2/14 (clip not available online); WCML 4/2/14 (clip not available online); KAET 4/2/14 (clip not available online)


The AMCHA Initiative wrote SF State administrators urging investigation of an event the initiative believes glorified terrorism. The Jewish Voice 4/2/14


Alum Amir Eden was recently appointed regional director for the Las Vegas Israeli-American Council. Jewocity 4/2/14


Associate Professor of Journalism Rachele Kanigel comments on the Chevron-owned Richmond Standard news site. Media Matters 4/2/14


San Francisco State University students are mentioned in this article about San Francisco rent prices. KQED: News Fix 4/2/14


Alum SB Stokes released his first book of poetry, “A History of Broken Love Things.” SF Weekly: Exhibitionist 4/2/14


Almna Josie Iselin and her book of photography, “An Ocean Garden: The Secret Life of Seaweed," are featured; prints are on display in SF State’s Alumni Gallery. San Francisco Chronicle 4/2/14


Student Jennifer Cheung comments on the cultural impact of Chinese-American State Senator Leland Yee’s arrest. KQED: News Fix 4/2/14


Associate Professor of History Dawn Mabalon discusses the lack of attention paid to Filipino farm workers in the new biopic, “Cesar Chavez.” GMA News 4/1/14; Global Nation Inquirer 4/1/14Press-Enterprise: Multicultural Empire 4/1/14


In this op-ed Professor of International Relations Andrei P. Tsygankov writes about the United States’ policy towards Russia. The Moscow Times 4/1/14


SF State is discussed in this article detailing incidents of anti-Semitism at California university campuses. The Jewish Press 4/1/14; American Thinking 4/1/14


Associate Professor of Management Mitchell Marks discusses the acquisition of Safeway by Albertsons’ parent company. The Columbian 4/1/14


SF State will host the Inaugural Filipino Mental Health Symposium, “Kwentuhan: Sharing Our Stories,” April 11. Asian Week 4/1/14


SF State research revealed that more than 80 percent of subjects experienced head or neck pain while text messaging. Star Tribune 4/1/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on a temporary strike by Amazon employees in Germany. Value Walk 4/1/14


The Alexander String Quartet, SF State’s artists-in-residence, are mentioned in this article about another ensemble supported by the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music group. San Francisco Classical Voice 4/1/14


Alum Brent Crowley will retire this year after 36 years with the Jefferson Union High School District. San Jose Mercury News 4/1/14


March

Associate Professor of History Dawn Mabalon discusses the lack of attention paid to Filipino farm workers in the new biopic, “Cesar Chavez.” Tucson Weekly 3/31/14; The Stockton Record 3/30/14


SF State’s summer institute offered by the Center for Research and Education on Gender and Sexuality is cited as a resource for educators. Inside Higher Ed 3/31/14


Student Heather Matheson participated in the second of two panel discussions on the foster care system at the University of California, Berkeley. Chronicle of Social Change 3/31/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan discusses an anti-union video produced for Target employees. The Guardian 3/31/14


SF State is discussed in this article detailing incidents of anti-Semitism at California university campuses. San Diego Jewish World 3/31/14


Professor Emerita and former Department of Journalism Chair Betty Medsger is interviewed about her new book, “The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI.” CSPAN: Q&A 3/30/14


An image attributed to SF State shows the dark matter, galaxies and hot gas of the Abell-520 galaxy cluster. The Epoch Times 3/30/14


Alumna Cynthia Ellis is interviewed about her career as an artist. Seacoast Online 3/30/14


Associate Professor of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri will present the lecture, "U.S.- Iran Relations: Ideology, Interest, and the Changing Political Landscape in the Middle East," at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. The Courant 3/29/14


Biology graduate student Jonathan Young discusses the restoration of Mountain Lake in the Presidio. San Francisco Chronicle 3/29/14


San Francisco State University students participated in a twelve-hour relay of student news broadcasts hosted by the Salford University in Manchester, UK. The Hindu 3/28/14


In this op-ed Political Science Lecturer David Lee writes about suggested political campaign reforms in the context of California State Senator Yee’s indictment for public corruption. San Francisco Chronicle 3/28/14


Associate Professor of Management Mitchell Marks discusses the acquisition of Safeway by Albertsons’ parent company. San Jose Mercury News 3/28/14


Alum and Carroll County Circuit Judge Gerald Kent Crow has announced his bid for re-election. Carroll County News 3/28/14


Business Management student Todd Wilkins created the website for his mother Donna Wilkins’ pet boarding business, When the Cat’s Away. Half Moon Bay Review 3/27/14


Alumna Natalia Szostak received an award for her artistic achievements from the Szczecin, Poland Presidential Council for Culture. Radio Szostak 3/27/14; Gazetta: Szczecin 3/27/14


Alum Ed Cushman has announced his retirement from the position of executive director of the Hebrew Free Loan Association. The J Weekly 3/27/14


Associate Professor of Geography & Environment Jason Henderson will speak at ArtAround’s event, “Art and Architecture in the Haight.” San Francisco Chronicle 3/26/14


Assistant Professor of Art Matt Lipps is interviewed about his latest work, "The Populist Camera.” San Francisco Chronicle 3/26/14


Alum Jim Amon was recognized by the Lambertville City Council for his, “achievements and contributions to the City of Lambertville and surrounding communities.” The Princeton Packet 3/26/14


The AMCHA Initiative wrote SF State administrators urging investigation of an event the initiative believes glorified terrorism. San Diego Jewish World 3/26/14The J Weekly 3/27/14


California State Senator and SF State alum Leland Yee was indicted on charges of public corruption. San Francisco Chronicle 3/26/14


Alum Charles W. Haynes will speak at the Stellar Group’s Early Childhood Education Forum in Saudi Arabia. Zawya 3/25/14


School of Nursing Lecturer Larry Vitale discussed the decline of polio at meeting of the Rotary Clubs of Pacifica and Half Moon Bay. San Jose Mercury News 3/25/14


SF State student Heather Matheson participated in a guest panel discussion on the foster care system for a University of California, Berkeley course. Chronicle of Social Change 3/25/14


SF State student Hailey Ferroni comments on the disenrollment notifications made by the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians. Geyserville 3/25/14


Alum McCoy Tyler is interviewed about his band, the McCoy Tyler Band. SantaCruz.com 3/25/14


Alum Steven Chon was hired by the commercial real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle. Campbell Patch 3/25/14; Palo Alto Patch 3/25/14


Associate Professor of Geography & Environment Jason Henderson will discuss his book, “Street Fight: The Politics of Mobility in San Francisco” at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. StreetsBlog: New York City 3/25/14


Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Javon Johnson will speak at the Bermuda College Library. The Royal Gazette 3/24/14


Associate Professor of Journalism Rachel Kanigel writes about teaching journalism in the 21st century. PBS: Education Shift 3/24/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about the anti-union campaign preceding Tennessee autoworkers’ vote to join the United Auto Workers union. The Hill: Congress Blog 3/24/14


Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Javon Johnson will speak at the Bermuda College Library. Bernews 3/24/14


Professor and Chair of American Indian Studies Andrew Jolivette will moderate a panel on research justice at the 42nd annual National Association for Ethnic Studies conference. Digital Journal 3/24/14


Poet and alum Eugene Gloria will perform at the University of the Pacific’s Wendell Phillips Center. Stockton Record 3/24/14


The Palm Center at SF State hosted an independent commission which found that the U.S. armed services have "no compelling medical reason" to exclude transgender individuals from service. Pride Source 3/23/14; Edge on the Net 3/22/14; Gay People’s Chronicle 3/21/14; Take Part 3/21/14; FED Week 3/21/14


Africana Studies Lecturer Dave "Davey D" Cook comments for this profile of DJ Page Hodel. San Francisco Chronicle 3/22/14


Edward Beitashour, father of Iranian soccer player Steven Beitashour, was a member of SF State’s soccer team in the 1960s. Iranian 3/22/14


Alum Joshua Short is the current artist-in-residence at the Salina Art Center. Kansas First News 3/22/14The Olympian 3/22/14


Edward Beitashour, father of Iranian soccer player Steven Beitashour, was a member of SF State’s soccer team in the 1960s. The New York Times 3/22/14


Professor of Geosciences John Monteverdi comments on the U.S. Climate Prediction Center’s El Niño watch announcement. San Francisco Chronicle 3/21/14


Alum Emil de Leon won the grand prize on Wheel of Fortune. The Pinoy 3/21/14; Global Nation Inquirer 3/21/14; Daily Entertainment News 3/20/14


Alum Joshua Short is the current artist-in-residence at the Salina Art Center. The Emporia Gazette 3/21/14


The AMCHA Initiative delivered a statement at the first meeting of the California Assembly Select Committee on Campus Climate warning officials of a student who is no longer enrolled at SF State. San Diego Jewish World 3/21/14


Doctored San Francisco State University documents were found at the site of “Tri-Valley University,” a sham college whose founder is under investigation. The American Bazaar 3/21/14


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas is interviewed about his experience as an undocumented immigrant. NPR: Latino USA 3/21/14


Alum Matt Quintero and wife, Katelyn Bollenbacher, are featured in the Sunday wedding profile. San Francisco Chronicle 3/21/14


Alum Kent Nagano is interviewed about his career as a conductor. Bangladesh News 24 3/21/14Business World 3/27/14


Gunn High School’s Chiaroscuro Quartet won the top prize at an SF State-hosted youth chamber music competition. Palo Alto Online 3/21/14


Alum Andy Gowan is interviewed about his career as the music supervisor of the CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother.” The Reporter 3/21/14


Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Reich endorsed a basic income guarantee during a talk held earlier this month at SF State. In These Times: Working 3/21/14


SF State President Leslie Wong and his wife, Phyllis, were photographed at Willie Brown’s 80th birthday celebration. San Francisco Chronicle 3/21/14


Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner comments on the Marin County Free Library’s deliberations over reducing the size of their collection to make room for new texts and technologies. Point Reyes Light 3/20/14


In this op-ed, Professor of International Relations Andrei Tsygankov writes about anti-Russian discourse in Western media. The Moscow Times 3/20/14


Alum Kent Nagano is interviewed about his career as a conductor. Reuters 3/20/14


Alum Paul S. Flores is interviewed about the process of completing his latest play, “Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo.” Monterey County Weekly 3/20/14


Alumna Denise Nolan Cascino is featured for her work as a layout supervisor at DreamWorks Animation. Che Donna 3/20/14


Professor of Geography & Environment Andrew Oliphant discusses the installation of a fog sampling station in Montara, which will help researchers monitor levels of methyl mercury along the coast. Half Moon Bay Review 3/20/14


Caitlyn Ryan, founder and director of the Family Acceptance Project, plans to launch a family-focused program to prevent suicide and homelessness in LGBT youth. Edge on the Net 3/20/14


Biology graduate student Jonathan Young discusses the restoration of Mountain Lake in the Presidio. San Francisco Public Press 3/20/14


Musician and alum Chuck Prophet is profiled. Pacific Sun 3/20/14


Alum Steve Stocking is interviewed about his career as a botanist, biologist and author. Stockton Record 3/20/14


Alum Kent Nagano is interviewed about his career as a conductor. Global Post 3/20/14


Alum Storm Russel co-founded Main Street Scholars, a tutoring and SAT prep center. Half Moon Bay Review 3/20/14


Marty Martinson, assistant professor of Health Education, comments for this article about the retirement of baby boomers. The Sacramento Bee 3/19/14


The Hibernian Newman Club's 50th St. Patrick's Day Luncheon helped raise funds to support the Newman Club ministry programs at SF State and City College of San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 3/19/14


SF State Asian American Studies professors contributed to the translation and preservation of Chinese poems and writings found on Angel Island. Contra Costa Times 3/19/14


A study by Assistant Professor of Health Education Jun Wang found that practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine could help promote colorectal cancer screenings in the Chinese immigrant community. Digital Journal 3/19/14


Alum SB Stokes released his first book of poetry, “A History of Broken Love Things.” San Francisco Chronicle 3/19/14


Alumna Jean Mohorovich is interviewed about her work in special education for the St. Helena Unified School District. Napa Valley Register 3/19/14


Alum Chris O’Neill is interviewed about the success of his debut crime thriller, “The Sketcher’s Mark.” Yorkshire Evening Post 3/19/14


Journalism student Anya Komisaryk comments for this article about a student protest at City College of San Francisco. Press TV 3/18/14; KPIX 3/13/14


Alumna Monica Denevan is interviewed about her career as a photographer and her most recent series of black and white photographs from Burma. PetaPixel 3/18/14


Professor of Kinesiology Matthew Lee comments for this article about the accuracy of fitness heart rate trackers. Live Science 3/18/14


Professor and Director of the Institute of Gerontology Anabel Pelham will deliver the keynote address at a conference on housing at the Avenidas senior center of Palo Alto. Los Altos Town Crier 3/18/14


William Cochlan, senior research scientist at the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, will be chief scientist on an ocean acidification research cruise. Houston Chronicle 3/18/14


SF State masters student Jackie Shay discusses how studying at her alma mater UC Merced, helped develop her interest in mycology fieldwork. The Sacramento Bee 3/18/14Merced Sun-Star 3/18/14


Alumna Wilma Mankiller is the subject of the film, “The Cherokee Word for Water,” which tells the story of Mankiller’s rise to prominence as the Cherokee Nation’s first female chief. Jackson Free Press 3/18/14


Alum Jason Dearen, environmental science reporter for the Associated Press, is featured. San Diego Union-Tribune 3/18/14Ventura County Star 3/18/14


SF State alum Anthony L. Morris and his wife, filmmaker and author Thembisa Mshaka, are interviewed about their family life. Ebony 3/17/14


Alum Joshua Short is the current artist-in-residence at the Salina Art Center. Salina 3/17/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about the anti-union campaign preceding Tennessee autoworkers’ vote to join the United Auto Workers union. Truthout.org 3/17/14


At a benefit concert at Davies Symphony Hall, alumna Annette Bening said she was glad to be back in San Francisco, where she studied theatre at SF State. The Huffington Post: San Francisco 3/17/14


In this op-ed column, Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education Mark Phillips lists notable secondary education programs in Marin. Marin Independent-Journal 3/16/14


Alum Melissa Gira Grant is interviewed about the publication of her new book, “Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work.” Truth Dig 3/16/14; The Guardian 3/15/14


Associate Professor of Biology Sarah Cohen is featured in a photograph of researchers looking at an invasive tunicate species in Alaska. SitNews 3/15/14


Alum Jake Shields was an All-American wrestler at SF State, now he’s a welterweight UFC fighter set to compete at UFC 171 in Dallas. Golden Gate Sports 3/15/14; KPIX 3/15/14 (clip not available online)


SF State alum Toshi Washizu's 1984 documentary “Issei: The First Generation,” has been digitally restored and released on DVD. Rafu Shimpo 3/15/14


Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Reich endorsed a basic income guarantee during a talk held earlier this month at SF State. Basic Income News 3/14/14


Alice LaPlante, whose book is reviewed in this article, is reported to teach creative writing at SF State. The Seattle Times 3/14/14


A veteran quoted in this article about the Veterans Resource and Opportunity Center at College of San Mateo says he is transferring to SF State. San Jose Mercury News 3/14/14


The Palm Center at SF State hosted an independent commission which found that the U.S. armed services have "no compelling medical reason" to exclude transgender individuals from service. Surgiu 3/18/14WOAI 3/17/14 (clip not available online); Northwest Ohio 3/15/14; Medical Daily 3/15/14; Portland Press-Herald 3/15/14Colorado Springs Gazette 3/14/14; KGUN 3/14/14; The Durango Herald 3/14/14; New York Daily News 3/14/14; The Japan Times 3/14/14; Wisconsin Gazette 3/14/14; The Daily Democrat 3/14/14; Texas Public Radio 3/14/14; Life Site News 3/14/14Lawyer Herald 3/14/13; The Patriot Post 3/14/14; Newsmax.com 3/14/14; Yakima Herald 3/14/14; Lubbock Avalance-Journal 3/14/14; The Bradford Era 3/14/14; The Virginian-Pilot 3/14/14; KRGV Harlingen, Texas 3/14/14 (clip not available online); KNXV Phoeniz 3/14/14 (clip not available online); KFWB News Talk 980 Los Angeles 3/13/14 (clip not available online); KLAS Las Vegas 3/13/14 (clip not available online); WINS-AM New York 3/13/14 (clip not available online); FM News 101 KXL Portland 3/13/14 (clip not available online); KNX Radio Los Angeles 3/13/14 (clip not available online); WBBM Radio Chicago 3/13/14 (clip not available online); KCAL-LA 3/13/14 (clip not available online); WHKT Norfolk, Virginia 3/13/14 (clip not available online); WCBS New York 3/13/14 (clip not available online); KION Monterey 3/13/14 (clip not available online); KCOY Santa Barbara 3/13/14 (clip not available online); Tampa Bay Times 3/13/14; Killeen Daily Herald 3/13/14; WND.com 3/13/14; Big News Network 3/13/14; FireEngineering.com 3/13/14; Guardian Liberty Voice 3/13/14; Gay Star News 3/13/14; AL.com 3/13/14; Jezebel 3/13/14; San Diego Gay and Lesbian News 3/13/14; Metro Weekly 3/13/14; On Top Magazine 3/13/14; KPBS 3/13/14; Headlines and Global News 3/13/14; Towleroad.com 3/13/14USA Today 3/13/14; The Washington Post 3/13/14; Slate 3/13/14; Advocate 3/13/14; San Jose Mercury News 3/13/14; UPI.com 3/13/14; The Montreal Gazette 3/13/14


An SF State journalism student attended a protest at City College of San Francisco. KPIX 3/13/14 


Professor and Chair of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Pat Tierney talks about the Devil's Slide Trail in San Mateo County, set to open later this month. Half Moon Bay Review 3/13/14


Peg Sandel, the new head of campus of the Brandeis Hillel Day School in Marin, is reported to have been a lecturer of Jewish Studies at SF State. Jweekly.com 


SF State alum and sexologist Susan Block is profiled in this Q&A. Heeb Magazine 3/13/14


The neighborhoods near SF State do not have access to a high-pressure hydrant; vulnerable neighborhoods are mentioned in this article about a China Basin fire. Firehouse.com 3/13/14 


Former SF State basketball player Decensae White is reported to have been involved in the alleged murder of an Atlanta-based rapper. The Source 3/13/14 


Musicians Nick Waterhouse and Matthew Correia met while studying at SF State. Press-Enterprise 3/14/14; Coachella Valley Independent 3/3/14


This feature on Caitlyn Ryan, founder and director of SF State’s Family Acceptance Project, describes her work to support  LGBT children and their familiesw. Salt Lake City Tribune 3/14/14


The San Francisco State University Foundation is mentioned among universities and foundations that have divested their endowments from fossil fuels. Contra Costa Times 3/14/14


SF State student and Marine veteran Eric Van Oppen comments on the aid provided by the Veterans Resource and Opportunity Center at the College of San Mateo. San Jose Mercury News 3/14/14


Alumna Laurel Gwizdak is interviewed about her experience as a Peace Corps volunteer and filmmaker. Ramona Sentinel 3/14/14


The Palm Center at SF State hosted an independent commission which found that the U.S. armed services have “no compelling medical reason” to exclude transgender individuals from service. San Francisco Business Times 3/13/14; The Huffington Post 3/13/14; ABC News 3/13/14; KPIX 3/13/14; Digital Journal 3/13/14; The Desert Sun 3/13/14; WANE 3/13/14; Chicago Phoenix 3/13/14


SF State research, carried out by Emeritus Professor Rosemarie Bowler, is mentioned in this article about air pollution in East Liverpool, Ohio and Hancock County, Indiana. Herald Star 3/13/14


The San Francisco State University Foundation is mentioned among universities and foundations that have divested their endowments from fossil fuels. Mother Jones 3/13/14


The neighborhoods near SF State do not have access to a high-pressure hydrant; vulnerable neighborhoods are mentioned in this article about a China Basin fire. San Francisco Chronicle 3/13/14


Alumna Mary-Jean Shiroma was hired as a benefits consultant for Servco Pacific Inc. Metro Oahu 3/13/14


SF State student Wayman Duong is credited with the creation of the smartphone app,  “My Water Use Management.” Forbes 3/13/14


Professor of Management John Sullivan details ten steps recruiters can take toward becoming more strategic. Recruiting Trends 3/12/14


Alum Leigh Wolf, a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps, has returned from his second tour of duty in Afghanistan. Lamorinda Weekly 3/12/14


Associate Professor of Biology Vance Vredenberg is interviewed for this article about chytrid, an invasive fungus that affects amphibians. Summit Daily 3/12/14


Professor of Management John Sullivan comments on President Barack Obama’s proposal to strengthen overtime-pay mandates. Wall Street Journal 3/12/14


Alum Aaron Davidman is interviewed about his one-man play, “Wrestling Jerusalem.” San Francisco Chronicle 3/12/14


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is a candidate for Oakland mayor. San Francisco Chronicle: In Oakland 3/7/14San Francisco Chronicle 3/11/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about Congressional Republicans’ opposition to union elections. The Hill: Congress Blog 3/11/14


San Francisco State University Foundation is mentioned among universities and foundations that have divested their endowments from fossil fuels. The Huffington Post: Green 3/11/14


SF State's Poetry Center Digital Archive is mentioned in this article about The Litography Project, which seeks to map literary places of interest in San Francisco. SF Weekly: Exhibitionist 3/11/14


SF State announced a schedule for the partial reuse of the Science Building. KCBS 3/11/14; KGO 3/11/14 (clip not available online); KTVU 3/11/14 (clip not available online); KRXI 3/11/14 (clip not available online); KCBA 3/11/14 (clip not available online); KNTV 3/11/14 (clip not available online); SF Appeal 3/12/14


SF State's Family Acceptance Project announced the appointment of Reverend Marian Edmonds Allen to the position of national program director. Standard-Examiner 3/11/14


Alumna Melissa Gira Grant authored a new nonfiction book, “Playing the Whore,” which advocates for the civil rights of sex workers. NBC News 3/11/14


SF State student Rabbi Reuben Zellman curated the program, "Kol Israel: The Voice of Judaism in Early Music," which will be performed by San Francisco Renaissance Voices. San Francisco Classical Voice 3/11/14


Alum Walter Pineda resigned from the State Bar of California following a malpractice investigation. San Francisco Bay Guardian 3/11/14


Student Jason Phillips is an academic coach for middle and high school students at 100% College Prep. San Francisco Bay View 3/10/14


Alum and master printmaker James Reed created an original lithograph of the Cannondale railroad station for Wilton Historical Society members. The Wilton Bulletin 3/10/14


Creative Writing Lecturer Truong Tran is interviewed about his solo art exhibition at the Telegraph Hill Gallery. San Francisco Chronicle 3/10/14


Professor of Social Work and Gerontology Brian de Vries discusses his research on aging in the LGBT community. CBC News 3/10/14; The Huffington Post 3/10/14


Researchers from SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Center contributed to The Exploratorium’s Bay Observatory Wired Pier. Broadway World 3/10/14


Alum Mario Savio was a student leader during free speech protests at UC Berkeley in the 1960s. The Modesto Bee 3/10/14


Alumna Janet Gregori teaches film photography to middle and high school students at La Entrada School. In Menlo 3/10/14


Alum Emerson Malca created Studyroom, a smartphone application for connecting to study partners. El Diario 3/10/14


Alum Roger Zim will host an Oakmont Sunday Symposium entitled, "An Introduction to Eastern religions and philosophy." Kenwood Press 3/9/14


SF State's Family Acceptance Project created the practitioner guide, "Helping Families to Support their Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Children," with support from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Edge on the Net 3/9/14; Edge Boston 3/9/14


Associate Professor of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri writes about changes to Saudi Arabia’s foreign policy. Tehran Times 3/9/14


SF State students participated in UC Berkeley's Ace of Cakes, an annual cupcake decorating competition sponsored by the Circle K student group. The Daily Meal 3/9/14


Student Ewart Bungo Jr., a specialist in the Army Reserve, comments in this article about the U.S. Department of Defense’s plans to reduce the size of the U.S. Army. ABS CBN News 3/8/14


Student Diana Noriega Weng was crowned Miss Redwood City-San Mateo County. San Mateo Daily Journal 3/8/14


An SF State study showed that San Francisco’s Sunday Streets program is effective in getting people to become more physically active. SF Examiner 3/7/14


This article detailing the LGBT Aging Policy Task Force's concerns about affordable housing mentions a downtown housing development that uses structures from the former San Francisco State Teachers College. Edge on the Net 3/7/14


Emeritus Professor of Biology Dean Kenyon is mentioned for his support of intelligent design in this letter to the editor. Walla Walla Union-Bulletin 3/7/14


Research by Professor of Biology Gerdi Weidner shows that patients waiting for a heart transplant increase their chance of survival by staying active physically and psychologically. Science Codex 3/6/14; News Medical 3/6/14; Informationsdienst Wissenschaft 3/6/14; Medical Xpress 3/6/14DocCheck News 3/10/14


Biology graduate student Jonathan Young discusses the restoration of Mountain Lake in the Presidio. San Francisco Chronicle 3/6/14


Creative writing graduate student Lucy Tiven is interviewed. SF Weekly: Exhibitionist 5/6/14


Associate Professor of Management Mitchell Marks discusses the decision of Albertsons’ parent company to acquire Safeway. NBC Bay Area 3/7/14


Alumna game developer Amy Hennig is profiled. Shack News 3/6/14


President Leslie Wong comments on his proposal that SF State change its mascot. SF Weekly 3/5/14


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas will screen his documentary film, “Documented” at San Jose State University’s Morris Dailey Auditorium. San Jose Inside 3/5/14


Some pro-Israel groups have expressed concern about a faculty presentation. San Diego Jewish World 3/5/14; Jewish News Service 3/5/14; Algemeiner 3/5/14


The opening day of the Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl will pay tribute to SF State alum and jazz musician George Duke. Marin Independent-Journal 3/5/14


Alumna Pauline Demetrakopulos was selected to appear in the TV documentary, “Profiles of America’s Best Dentists.” Napa Valley Register 3/5/14


SF State alum and sports journalist Brian Sumpter is profiled. St. Helena Star 3/5/14


Alumna Rebecca Pingree will star as Annie Oakley in the Napa Valley College production of “Annie Get Your Gun.” Napa Valley Register 3/5/14


Alumni Dante Carey, Chris Featherly and Chris Kroesch are the head coaches of three high school teams set to compete at the San Diego Section basketball finals. San Diego Union-Tribune 3/5/14


Canadian writer Stephen Kimber visited SF State on tour for his book, “What Lies Across the Water - The Real Story of the Cuban Five." Prensa Latina 3/5/14


English Language & Literature Lecturer Michael Shannon comments on the intersection of the technology and sex industries at San Francisco’s member’s-only club Mission Control. San Francisco Chronicle 3/1/14TIME: NewsFeed 3/3/14


SF State alum William Sievert is interviewed about his career as an artist and his recent abstract exhibit, "Semaphores.” Vallejo Times-Herald 3/4/14


Professor Emeritus of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Ginny Jaquith received the 2013 People Who Care Award from the Pacificans Care Board of Directors. San Jose Mercury News 3/4/14


The Miró Quartet will hold a master class for SF State students. San Francisco Classical Voice 3/4/14


SF State students are mentioned as staffers of the Ingleside Light, a San Francisco neighborhood newspaper. San Francisco Bay Guardian 3/4/14


SF State alum and President of the Ancient Ethiopian Patriots Association Lij Daniel Jote Mesfin is interviewed. Ethiosports 3/4/14


President Leslie Wong and other top California State University officials warn legislators of a $1.3 billion backlog of deferred maintenance. Los Angeles Daily News 3/1/14; The Daily Breeze 3/1/14Long Beach Press Telegram 3/1/14Pasadena Star-News 3/3/14Daily Democrat 3/5/14


Alum Sekou Franklin, professor of political science at Middle Tennessee State University, received the John Pleas Faculty Recognition Award. WGNS-Radio 3/3/14


Professor of Journalism Yvonne Daley is quoted in this article memorializing journalist and SF State alum Lateef Mungin. CNN 3/3/14


SF State's FogCam, which has been active since 1994, is the oldest webcam still in operation. Tech Times 3/2/14


SF State student strikes during the Civil Rights Movement are mentioned in this interview with historian Peniel Joseph. CSPAN2 3/2/14


Plans to relocate the Muni M-Ocean View light-rail closest to SF State will undergo a feasibility study. SF Examiner 3/2/14


Business Management student Ernest Morgan is interviewed for this article about former inmates with life sentences who received parole since Governor Jerry Brown took office. Hope Star 3/2/14


SF State student Will Reuther comments in this article about Muni driver Charles Davis, also known as “the singing bus driver” of the the 29-Sunset line. San Francisco Chronicle: The City Exposed 3/2/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about Tennessee autoworkers’ vote against joining the United Auto Workers union. Knox News 3/2/14 (subscription required)


Professor of Mathematics Eric Hsu will oversee the development of math and science training and professional development for San Rafael City School teachers. Marin Independent Journal 3/1/14; KQED 3/3/14 (clip not available online)


Associate Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences Leonard Sklar's research indicates that riverbed sediment and grain size influence the growth of salmon. Gillette News Record 3/1/14


Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences John Monteverdi's research estimates that half of California’s tornadoes are caused by supercell thunderstorms. ABC News 10 3/1/14


SF State historians conducted an interview with civil rights leader Tracy Sims, who led a 1964 protest at the Sheraton-Palace Hotel at age 18. San Francisco Chronicle 3/1/14


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is a candidate for Oakland mayor. KPIX 3/1/14 (clip not available online)


Alum Rishabh Desai attended the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Boston Herald 3/1/14


February

Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about the anti-union campaign preceding Tennessee autoworkers’ vote to join the United Auto Workers union. The Hill: Congress Blog 2/28/14


Professor of Management Sally Baack discusses Carl Icahn’s charges against the eBay Board of Directors. KCBS-Radio 2/28/14 (clip not available online)


Research by Lecturer of Earth and Climate Science Jan Null is mentioned in this article about the Encinitas City Council’s vote to install signs in city parking lots warning drivers not to leave pets or children unattended. San Diego Union-Tribune 2/28/14


Alum Johnny Mathis is interviewed about his singing career and upcoming performances. The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register 2/28/14


The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet performed at McKenna Theatre and held a master class for SF State students. San Francisco Classical Voice 2/28/14


Associate Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences Leonard Sklar's research indicates that riverbed sediment and grain size influence the growth of salmon. Phys.org 2/27/14


Professor of Political Science Robert Smith comments on President Obama’s announcement of the “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, a task force focusing on the challenges faced by young black and Latino men. Christian Science Monitor 2/27/14; Alaska Dispatch 2/27/14


In this op-ed Professor of Political Science and International Relations Andrei P. Tsygankov writes about the political relationships between Ukraine, Russia, the U.S. and the European Union. The Moscow Times 2/27/14; Revista 22 2/28/14


San Francisco State University is listed among universities that have divested their endowments from fossil fuels. Erasmus Magazine 2/27/14


Associate Professor of Cinema Martha Gorzycki will present a screening and discussion entitled, “Outstanding Animated Visions: A Survey of Short Animated Films Produced by Women” at Edinboro University. Your Erie 2/27/14


Alumna Sonia Borg is interviewed about her work as a sex therapist and hypnotherapist. Womens Radio 2/27/14


Alum Joe Lewis Walker is interviewed about his career as a blues musician. Lincoln Journal Star: Ground Zero 2/27/14


Associate Professor of Biology Karen Crow's research sheds light on the evolution of skate species’ unique reproductive strategies. Phys.org 2/26/14


Associate Professor and Chair of Urban Studies and Planning Jasper Rubin comments on a lawsuit challenging a measure that would mandate a public vote on high-rise waterfront developments. SF Weekly 2/26/14


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned as a candidate for Oakland mayor in this article about another potential candidate. East Bay Express 2/26/14


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned as a candidate for Oakland mayor in this article about a new candidate, Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby. Inside Bay Area 2/26/14


Professor Emeritus of Black Studies and Marcus Books owner Raye Richardson discusses the bookstore’s impact on the African-American literary community. San Francisco Foghorn Newspaper 2/26/14


Alum Christopher Boyes received an Oscar nomination for sound mixing on the film, “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” KGO 2/26/14; KOFY 2/26/14 (clip not available online); KXTV 3/1/14 (clip not available online)


Alumna Amanda Bybee, an orientation and mobility specialist at the California School for the Blind, authored the young-adult book “Zoofari,” which features a visually impaired protagonist. Contra Costa Times 2/26/14


Palo Alto Mayor and SF State alumna Nancy Shepherd is interviewed about the “Our Palo Alto” community initiative. Palo Alto Online: Off Deadline 2/26/14


Associate Professor of Sociology Christopher Carrington comments on the “cultural rift” between longtime San Francisco residents and technology workers. The Southland Times 2/27/14Businessweek 2/25/14; San Francisco Chronicle 2/25/14


Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discusses the campaign financing of Supervisors David Chiu and David Campos; both are candidates for state assembly. San Francisco Chronicle 2/25/14


Information Security Officer Mig Hofmann, who commutes from Corte Madera to SF State, comments on the proposed increase to the Golden Gate Bridge toll. San Francisco Chronicle 2/25/14


Columnist Jon Carroll writes about the outpouring of opinions over President Leslie Wong’s proposal that SF State change its mascot. San Francisco Chronicle 2/25/14


Environmental Studies student Cameron Bingley is interviewed about proposed legislation to ban the sale of plastic water bottles on city property. KCBS 2/25/14 (clip not available online)


Musician and actor Rogil “Ro” Birco developed his love for singing as a member of the SF State University Chorus. Inquirer.net 2/25/14


Luoluo Hong was appointed vice president for student affairs. Asian Week 2/25/14; Big Island Now 2/25/14; World Journal 2/25/14


SF State’s Edison Uno Institute of Nikkei and Uchinanchu Studies and department of Asian American Studies are co-sponsors of the Nichi Bei Foundation’s Author Series. Rafu Shimpo 2/25/14


Business Management student Ernest Morgan is interviewed for this article about former inmates with life sentences who received parole since Governor Jerry Brown took office. Contra Costa Times 2/26/14The Washington Post 2/25/14 Merced Sun-Star 2/25/14


Director Emeritus of the Physical Therapy Graduate Program Marsha Melnick will begin practicing at the Sequim Physical Therapy Center in March. Peninsula Daily News 2/24/14


Musicians Nick Waterhouse and Matthew Correia met while studying at SF State. Boston Globe 2/24/14


William Cochlan, senior research scientist for the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, will be chief scientist on an ocean acidification research cruise, a Cypress Lakes High School chemistry teacher will participate in data collection. Cypress Creek Mirror 2/24/14


Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell will present the lecture, “Happiness for Sale: How Money Can Buy Happiness (and Why it Typically Does Not),” at California State University, Bakersfield’s annual Quality of Life Activity Series. Bakersfield News 2/24/14


Associate Professor of Asian American Studies Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales was a keynote speaker at the annual summit of the Southern California Pilipino American Student Alliance. Inquirer.net 2/25/14


University Police Officers participated in a training session run by the San Francisco Police Department’s Honda Unit, which uses dirt bikes to patrol areas previously inaccessible to police vehicles. KTVU 2/24/14


In this op-ed, alum Mitchell Singer writes about philanthropy and his experience as director of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors. Wealth Management 4/24/14


Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell's research suggests compulsive shoppers believe purchases will improve their moods. Mail Tribune 2/23/14


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is a candidate for Oakland mayor. San Francisco Chronicle 2/23/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on the campaign by anti-union activists preceding Tennessee autoworkers’ vote to join the United Auto Workers union. Reuters 2/22/14; The Economic Times 2/23/14; Daily Times 2/24/14


The Sequoia Healthcare District has spent more than $11 million on a nursing program at Cañada College in conjunction with SF State. San Mateo Daily Journal 2/22/14


Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Sybil Yang comments on restaurant menus engineered to direct customers to higher prices items. FOX News 2/20/14ABC News 2/21/14


Catherine Stelling, who earned her teaching credential at SF State, was recognized as Bret Harte Union High School District’s Teacher of the Year. Calaveras Enterprise 2/21/14


Research by Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto found that athletes who earned gold or bronze metals displayed more sincere smiles than silver medalists. Slate 2/21/14


This letter to the editor references Professor Emeritus of Biology Dean Kenyon, who co-authored “Biochemical Predestination” in 1969. Walla Walla Union-Bulletin 2/21/14


Alumna Nicole Pini DeLauder is the new executive director of the Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce. Santa Cruz Sentinel 2/18/14San Lorenzo Valley Press-Banner 2/20/14


Research by Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell suggests living in a wealthy neighborhood can fuel feelings of materialism and compulsive spending. Express 2/20/14


Cuban music ensemble Orquesta Aragón will perform and host a master class at SF State. Broadway World 2/20/14


SF State hosted a live webinar and Q&A session with former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich. Providence Journal 2/20/14


A student no longer enrolled at SF State is the subject of an on-going investigation. The J Weekly 2/20/14The Algemeiner 2/20/14; KPIX 2/21/14


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas will be a keynote speaker at Elon University’s two-day conference on diversity issues. The Times-News 2/20/14


The AMCHA Initiative warned San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr and District Attorney George Gascon of a potential threat to Jewish students. KTVU 2/18/14; The Jewish Press 2/19/14


President Leslie Wong proposes that SF State change its mascot. San Francisco Chronicle 2/19/14; KTVU 2/20/14; KRXI 2/20/14 (clip not available online); KCBA 2/20/14 (clip not available online)


The AMCHA Initiative warned San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr about a student who is no longer enrolled at SF State. Jewish Journal 2/19/14


Alumna Allison Parham was appointed Saratoga Library's community librarian. San Jose Mercury News 2/19/14


Alum Aaron Eisenberg is the keyboardist and guitarist for The Soft White Sixties. The Bay Bridged 2/19/14


Alum Howard Clark is the Nolumbeka Project’s anthropologist/historian. The Recorder 2/19/14


San Francisco State University is mentioned as a popular transfer school for California community college graduates. KENH 2/18/14


Alum Tucky McKey is interviewed about his career as an artist and illustrator. Vallejo Times-Herald 2/18/14


SF State student and bicycle commuter Henry Pan is interviewed about the installation of bike lanes and speed bumps along Holloway Avenue. StreetsBlog: San Francisco 2/18/14


Professor of Political Science and International Relations Andrei P. Tsygankov is interviewed about political protests in Ukraine. KNTV 2/18/14 (clip not available online) 


Research by Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto found that athletes who earned gold or bronze metals displayed more sincere smiles on the awards podium. Salon 2/17/14; Squer 2/17/14


Alum Richard Lee Grahn is holding open auditions for his feature-length film, “Relationship Status.” Lake County News 2/17/14


Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell's research suggests compulsive shoppers believe purchases will improve their moods. News Observer 2/17/14


Alumna Maria Gitin is interviewed about the publication of her book, "This Bright Light of Ours: Stories from the Voting Rights Fight." Santa Cruz Sentinel 2/17/14


Physiology student Mary Benito participated in the Filipina Women’s Network’s  “One Billion Rising” flash mob at San Francisco City Hall. Global Nation Inquirer 2/16/14


Alum Sean Rey will portray Alessandro in the 2014 season of “Ramona” at Hemet’s Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre. The Press-Enterprise 2/16/14


Associate Professor and Chair of Urban Studies and Planning Jasper Rubin comments on the demand for housing in San Francisco. Tech Crunch 2/15/14


Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanan Tigay’s wife Molly Antopol authored the new short story collection, “The UnAmericans.” Times of Israel 2/15/14


Students and faculty face no increased health risk from contaminants found in the Science Building. San Francisco Chronicle 2/14/14; SF Appeal 2/13/14; KRON 2/13/14 (clip not available online); KGO 2/14/14 (clip not available online)


Professor of Sociology Allen LeBlanc says that same-sex married couples experience the same mental health benefits as heterosexual married couples. The Huffington Post 2/14/14


SF State’s Family Acceptance Project will screen its documentary “Families are Forever” at Time to THRIVE, a Human Rights Campaign conference. Youth Today 2/14/14


Alumna Kathi Hill was appointed to the Solano County Board of Education. Vallejo Times-Herald 2/14/14


Research by Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell suggests living in a wealthy neighborhood can fuel feelings of materialism and compulsive spending. Science 2/14/14; The Daily Mail 2/14/14


Nefi Perdomo, Gator men’s basketball guard, holds the SF State record for second-most points scored and assists made. KPIX 2/14/14


President Leslie Wong, former president of North Michigan University, is mentioned in this article about the search for NMU’s next president. Marquette Mining Journal 2/13/14


SF State students were among those evacuated while firefighters responded to a high-rise apartment fire in Park Merced. KGO 2/13/14; KTVU 2/13/14 (clip not available online); Contra Costa Times 2/13/14; KNTV 2/13/14 (clip not available online)


A Town Hall meeting was held to update students and staff about environmental testing following the Science Building closure. KTVU 2/13/14 (clip not available online); KRXI 2/13/14 (clip not available online); KCBA 2/13/14 (clip not available online)


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discusses Tennessee autoworkers’ upcoming vote to join the United Auto Workers union. The Washington Post 2/13/14Albuquerque Journal 2/14/15The Week 2/14/14The Hill: Congress Blog 2/18/14


Graduate student Neil Corbin taught a movie-making workshop for teens at the Half Moon Bay Library. Half Moon Bay Review 2/13/14


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto's research indicates that athletes’ first reaction after winning is likely an expression of dominance. Rutland Herald 2/12/14


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto's research indicates that athletes’ first reaction after winning is likely an expression of dominance. Dallas Morning News 2/12/14Global News 2/14/14

 


Associate Professor Falu Bakrania discusses her book, "Bhangra and Asian Underground: South Asian Music and the Politics of Belonging in Britain." San Francisco Chronicle 2/12/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote this op-ed about the National Labor Relations Board’s complaint against Wal-Mart. Forbes 2/12/14


In response to the governor’s drought declaration, SF State asked the campus community to reduce water consumption. The Post News Group Blog 2/12/14


Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Holley's research shows that older couples tend to handle conflict by changing the subject and focusing on positive experiences. KDKA-AM 2/11/14 (clip not available online)


Playwright and SF State alum Marcus Gardley debuted his new play, “The House That Will Not Stand” at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Berkeleyside 2/11/14


Alum Jared Hungerford is the new principal of Avery Middle School. Calaveras Enterprise 2/11/14


President Leslie Wong will participate in San Francisco’s Chinese New Year Parade. KTVU 2/11/14


Professor Joseph McBride comments on the death of actress and ambassador Shirley Temple Black. KGO 2/11/14


SF State's Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability's multimedia exhibit “Patient No More!” highlights a 1977 protest for disability rights. San Francisco Bay View 2/11/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote this op-ed about paycheck protection laws proposed in Missouri and Pennsylvania. Truthout 2/11/14


SF State's eleventh annual Yehudi Menuhin Chamber Music Seminar and Festival will be held Feb. 15-16. San Francisco Classical Voice 2/11/14San Francisco Chronicle 2/12/14


Alumna Catherine Remak was elected to the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation Board of Directors. Santa Barbara Independent 2/11/14


Alumna Cara Black's new novel “Murder In Pigalle,” the latest in her series about a private investigator, is reviewed. Broadway World 2/11/14


Alumna Nancy Martin is a cast member in the “Vagina Monologues,” which the Pacifica Spindrift Players will premier on Valentine’s Day. San Jose Mercury News 2/11/14


Joseph Electronics hired SF State alum Jeff McNall as a sales engineer. Radio Magazine 2/11/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the National Labor Relations Board’s new rules for union elections. Media Matters Blog 2/11/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote this op-ed about Tennessee autoworkers’ upcoming vote on whether to join the United Auto Workers union. Reuters: The Great Debate 2/11/14


The College of Extended Learning's Social Media Marketing certificate is listed in this article about the new media training available to students of marketing. Business 2 Community 2/10/14


Alum Brendan Welch discusses a 2008 incident in which he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike on Sunset Ave. San Francisco Chronicle 2/10/14


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto's research indicates that athletes’ first reaction after winning is likely an expression of dominance. National Geographic 2/10/14; The Boston Globe 2/11/14


Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell's research suggests compulsive shoppers believe purchases will improve their moods. Miami Herald 2/10/14


Alumna Kris Wallman has announced her candidacy for U.S. Representative of North Carolina’s 11th congressional district. In-Forum 2/10/14


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is a candidate for Oakland mayor. Contra Costa Times 2/9/14


Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo commented on a Nielsen report that indicated Asian American household spending exceeds the average. Forbes 2/8/14


Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung comments on the Bayview-Hunters Point YMCA’s joint celebration of Black History Month and Lunar New Year. SF Examiner 2/7/14


Alumna Sarah Band is an intern at STARworks glass. Asheboro Courier-Tribune 2/7/14


Alum MarkAnthony Chesner gave a presentation about Bulgarian regional wines at the Amari Orchid Resort in Pattaya. Pattaya Mail 2/7/14


A photo of San Francisco State University students accompanies this article about education consulting agencies in China employed by prospective international students. International Business Times 2/7/14


"Mythbusters" star and SF State alumna Kari Byron will appear at a preview of the Tampa Museum of Science and Industry’s new “Mythbusters” exhibit. WFTS 2/6/14; Tampa Bay Times 2/4/14


Professor of Management John Sullivan discusses how and why employers should assess the value of their employees. Bloomberg BNA 2/6/14


Associate Professor of Asian American Studies Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales will be a keynote speaker at the Southern California Pilipino American Student Alliance conference. Global Nation Inquirer 2/6/14


Alum Taylor Mac Boyer premiered his play, “HIR,” at San Francisco’s Magic Theatre. Stockton Record 2/6/14


Alum Dennis Aquilina, Thomas Hart Middle School’s band instructor, discusses the band’s upcoming trip to play the national anthem at a Chicago White Sox home game. Contra Costa Times 2/6/14


Alum W.S. Di Piero, poet and essayist, is profiled. SF Weekly: Exhibitionist 2/6/14


Professor of Earth & Climate Sciences John Monteverdi comments on California’s statewide drought and recent rains. CBS News 2/6/14


Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger comments on the Brandeis Hillel Day Schools’ decision to separate the San Francisco and Marin campuses into independent schools. The J Weekly 2/6/14


Alumna Alina Adams discusses her career as ABC Sports’ figure skating researcher and her new book, “The Figure Skating Mystery Series (5 books in 1).” The J Weekly 2/6/14


An excerpt from alum Michael Alenyikov's novel “Ivan and Misha” is reprinted for the “First Edition” column. The J Weekly 2/6/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan writes about the National Labor Relations Board’s new rules for union elections. The Hill: Congress Blog 2/6/14


Professor Emerita and former Department of Journalism Chair Betty Medsger is interviewed about her new book, “The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI.” CSPAN2: Book TV 2/6/14


Professor of Biology John Hafernik's research of parasitized honeybees has uncovered the first “ZomBees” in Vermont. KFOR 2/5/14; KPLC 2/5/14; WPTV 2/5/14; My High Plains 2/5/14; KFDX 2/5/14; AgriNews 2/4/14Tottenham News 2/3/14; Die Welt 2/4/14; Tech Times 2/3/14French Tribune 2/2/14Web.de 2/3/14WFMY 2/2/14Guardian Liberty Voice 2/1/14WRTV 2/1/14WPRO 2/1/14


Playwright and SF State alum Marcus Gardley will debut his new play, “The House That Will Not Stand” at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. San Jose Mercury News 2/5/14


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas delivered a speech at the Mountain View-Los Altos Community Scholars fundraiser. Los Altos Town Crier 2/5/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discusses Pennsylvania’s proposed “paycheck protection” legislation in this opinion piece. The Patriot-News 2/5/14


Russian Language Lecturer Krista Hanson participated in a panel discussion at San Francisco’s Commonwealth Club, “From Russia Without Love: the 2014 Winter Olympics and Human Rights in Russia." Bay Area Reporter 2/5/14


Alum Dan Helix, retired U.S. Army major general and former mayor of Concord, is profiled. Contra Costa Times 2/5/14


Ju Hong, a student in the master's in public administration program, interrupted President Obama during a speech, asking him to end deportations of undocumented immigrants. The Huffington Post 2/5/14


San Francisco State University is mentioned as a common college of origin for Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising transfer students. San Francisco Chronicle 2/4/14


Jennifer Summit was appointed dean of undergraduate studies. San Francisco Chronicle 2/4/14


SF State artists-in-residence the Alexander String Quartet are mentioned for their collaboration with the San Francisco Choral Artists. Broadway World 2/4/14


Alum Bill Gray is retiring from his position as head coach of Terra Nova High School’s football team. San Jose Mercury News 2/4/14


San Francisco State University's proposed Mashouf Performing Arts Center is mentioned in this blog post about San Francisco’s incomplete architecture projects. San Francisco Chronicle: Urban Landscapes 2/4/14


Research by Professor of Psychology Avi Ben-Zeev indicates that racial stereotypes or prejudices may cause people to remember a successful black person as having lighter skin tone. Independent Online 2/3/14


Director of the Family Acceptance Project Caitlin Ryan will be a keynote speaker at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne’s first Queer Health on Campus Conference. Frost Illustrated 2/3/14


Alum Edward Gow was appointed to a position with Burnham Benefits Insurance Services’ San Rafael office. North Bay Business Journal 2/3/14


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned in this story about Oakland mayoral candidates’ fundraising. San Francisco Chronicle 2/3/14


Alum Ed Larson was appointed head football coach for Lehi High School. Daily Herald 2/3/14


Alum Bruce Fessier wrote this column about his 35-year career as an entertainment writer. The Desert Sun 2/3/14


The Science building will remain closed for the spring semester due to the presence of environmental hazards. Ocean Beach Bulletin 2/2/14


Gator men’s basketball player Trevor Diskin was named to the Department of Athletics’ Honor Roll. Napa Valley Register 2/2/14


Lecturer of American Indian Studies Philip Klasky writes about his experience at a Pow Wow organized for the Native American inmates of San Quentin Prison. News from Native California 2/1/14


San Francisco State University is mentioned among other universities that have divested their endowments from fossil fuels. San Diego Source 2/1/14; San Jose Mercury News 1/31/14


San Francisco State University is listed among universities that have divested their endowments from fossil fuels. San Luis Obispo Tribune 2/1/14


January

Alum Rayman Hussein, a Yemeni-American, had his passport confiscated at the U.S. embassy in Yemen and is unable to return to the U.S. KPIX 1/31/14; Oye! Times 1/29/14


SF State’s Family Acceptance Project is mentioned in this article about Utah’s Safe and Sound program, which encourages families to open their homes to LGBT youth who find themselves homeless or rejected by their own families. Standard-Examiner 1/31/14


Professor Emerita and former Department of Journalism Chair Betty Medsger authored the new book, “The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI.” Berkeley Daily Planet 1/31/14


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned in this story about Oakland mayoral candidates’ fundraising. Contra Costa Times 1/31/14


Alumna Tali Mackay was appointed U.S. leader for Hill & Knowlton Strategies. Fort Mill Times 1/31/14


Alum Greg Totten is interviewed about his career as Ventura County’s district attorney. Moorpark Acorn 1/31/14


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is serving as the foreign minister of Iran under President Hassan Rouhani. Iran Focus 1/31/14


Alum Danny Wilson writes about his memories of Candlestick Park. Chico News Review 1/30/14


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell's research is mentioned; it shows that people are happier when they spend money on experiences instead of goods. Free Malaysia Today 1/29/14


Alum Peter Sinn Nachtrieb wrote the play, “The Totalitarians,” which will receive three productions through the National New Play Network’s Continued Life of New Plays Fund. Broadway World 1/29/14


SF State’s Science building, which was closed due to the presence of environmental hazards, is mentioned in this article about Chancellor Timothy White’s “State of the CSU” address. Los Angeles Times 1/29/14


Alum Gerald Haslam will host a lecture on John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath” at the Norman Levan Center for the Humanities at Bakersfield College. The Bakersfield Californian 1/29/14


Classes were relocated and the Science building will remain closed for the spring semester due to the presence of environmental hazards. SF Examiner 1/28/14KGO 1/27/14; KTVU 1/27/14; KNTV 1/27/14; SF Appeal 1/27/14; KQED 1/27/14 (clip not available online)


Associate Professor of Biology Jonathon Stillman explains why new studies of ocean acidification need to look at how marine plants and animals might evolve over time. Phys.org 1/28/14Alaska Native News 1/28/14; Red Orbit 1/28/14


Research by Professor of Psychology Avi Ben-Zeev indicates that racial stereotypes or prejudices may cause people to remember a successful black person as having lighter skin tone. Express 1/28/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan comments on San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed’s pension reform ballot initiative. Public CEO 1/28/14


Alumna Sister Gladys Guenther, president of the Sisters of the Holy Family in Fremont, is interviewed. Manteca Bulletin 1/28/14


Sociology Lecturer and Director of Project Rebound Jason Bell will participate in the Hayward Area Historical Society’s Black History Month panel discussion on civil rights in America. Hayward Daily Review 1/28/14


SF State student Tyler Machado will be awarded the Renewable Fuels Foundation’s National Ethanol Conference Scholarship. Ethanol Producer Magazine 1/28/14


Katherine Kim, biology professor in residence at SF State’s Health Equity Institute, discusses California healthcare clinics’ adoption of health information exchanges. Healthcare Informatics 1/28/14


Alum Anthony McCarley will be inducted into the Pacifica Sports Hall of Fame. San Jose Mercury News 1/28/14


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas' documentary “Documented” was screened at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Mountain View Voice 1/28/14


Alum Russell Lee was appointed Transaction Tax Principal for Ryan, a tax services firm. The Sacramento Bee 1/28/14


Alumna Siobhan Farr is the mother of Pacifica’s first baby born in 2014. San Jose Mercury News 1/28/14


Professor of Biology John Hafernik's research of parasitized honeybees has uncovered the first “ZomBees” in Vermont. The Washington Post 1/28/14; The Philadelphia Inquirer 1/28/14; San Francisco Chronicle 1/28/14


San Francisco State University is mentioned among other universities that have divested their endowments from fossil fuels. The Nation 1/28/14


Research by Professor of Psychology Avi Ben-Zeev indicates that racial stereotypes or prejudices may cause people to remember a successful black person as having lighter skin tone. The Chicago Tribune 1/27/14; The Voice 1/25/14


Representatives from SF State's Metro Academy of Health participated in a panel discussion on “general education pathways programs” at the American Association of Colleges and Universities’ annual conference. Inside Higher Education 1/27/14


Multimedia Studies Lecturer Max Carlton co-founded HuddleHero.com, an online community for recreational sports teams. Computer World 1/27/14


Business student Jennifer Chung was crowned Miss Vietnam of Northern California 2014. Xaluan 1/27/14Viet Times 1/28/14


Alumna Kelly Corrigan is interviewed about the publication of her memoir, “Glitter and Glue.” Diablo Magazine 1/27/14


Associate Professor of Marketing Bruce Robertson discusses how the Super Bowl became the most important event of the year for advertisers. KGO-TV 1/27/13


Professor Emerita and former Department of Journalism Chair Betty Medsger authored the new book, “The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI.” The Berkeley Daily Planet 1/27/14


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto's research indicates that athletes’ first reaction after winning is likely an expression of dominance. KVNU 1/26/14; ABC News 1/26/14


SF State student Horst Bauer participated in a weeklong leadership trip to Israel as a student delegate with Project Interchange, an institute of the American Jewish Committee. Manteca Bulletin 1/25/14


Alum Aldo Tesi, chief executive of Election Systems & Software, was selected for induction into the Omaha Business Hall of Fame. Omaha World-Herald 1/24/14


Alum Dennis Rosenberg is a fish and wildlife officer for Ventura County. The Camarillo Acorn 1/24/13


SF State's Black Student Union, which was the first of its kind when it was founded in 1966, is mentioned. Slate 1/24/14


Alumna Linda Shore was appointed Executive Director of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. Space Ref 1/24/14


Alum Paul Bargetto will host a three-day theatre-arts workshop at Poland’s Theatre of the Eighth Day. e-Teatr 1/24/14


Alumna Judi Iranyi launched the website www.judiiranyi.com to showcase her photography work. Berkeley Daily Planet 1/24/14


San Francisco State research shows that more than 80 percent of individuals studied reported hand or neck pain while text messaging. The Telegraph 1/23/14The Daily Star 1/24/14


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is serving as the foreign minister of Iran under President Hassan Rouhani. Payvand 1/23/14


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif, foreign minister of Iran, commissioned the memoir “Mr. Ambassador: A Conversation with Mohammad-Javad Zarif, Iran’s Former Ambassador to the United Nations.” The New Republic 1/23/14


Alum Ivo W. Buddeke II, Arizona land surveyor, is interviewed. The Bugle 1/23/14


Alum David Morgenstern discusses his experience as an early member of the Berkeley Macintosh Users Group. IDG News Service 1/24/14


Professor of Management John Sullivan discusses the use of new technology to help employers evaluate interviewees. New York Times Magazine 1/22/14


Alumna Dorsetta Hale was named Pacifica’s poet laureate. San Jose Mercury News 1/22/14


Alumna Anna Gwyn Simpson is a candidate for interim city manager of Martinez. Contra Costa Times 1/22/14


The Science building will remain closed for the spring semester due to the presence of environmental hazards. San Francisco Chronicle 1/22/14; KTVU 1/22/14; KGO 1/22/14; KRXI 1/22/14 (clips not available online); KCBA 1/22/14 (clip not available online); San Francisco Appeal 1/23/14; KPIX 1/23/14; KCBS 1/23/14 (clip not available online); KNTV 1/27/14 (clip not available online)

 


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan comments on San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed’s pension reform ballot initiative. The Huffington Post 1/22/14


SF State senior Colin Dwyer will participate in the 2013-14 Body Glove Mavericks Invitational surf competition. Pacifica Patch 1/22/14; San Jose Mercury News 1/23/14; San Francisco Chronicle 1/24/14


Alumna Bay Ewald co-founded “comewecreate” an in-home catering service. Daily Pilot 1/22/14


Alumna Amy Brosnahan began her judgeship with Minnesota’s 10th Judicial District in Isanti County. Isanti County News 1/22/14


Music & Dance Lecturer Paul Ellison performed at the Church of the Advent of Christ the King in celebration of the Royal College of Organists’ 150th anniversary. San Francisco Classical Voice 1/21/14


Alum Rayman Hussein, a Yemeni-American, had his passport confiscated at the U.S. embassy in Yemen and is unable to return to the U.S. Al Jazeera 1/21/14


Alumni Sirena Irwin and Bill Mendieta will star as Lucy and Ricky in the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s production of “I Love Lucy Live On Stage.” Examiner.com 1/21/14


Sculptures by alumna Elisabeth Higgins O'Connor will be on display at the Sanchez Art Center exhibition "Cautionary Tales Reconsidered.” San Jose Mercury News 1/21/14


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell's research indicates that people are more likely to complete healthy activities or exercise when they invite a friend. Timlo 1/20/14


Alum Ronald Flores established the snack company Nazqiz, which specializes in cancha, air-popped Andean corn kernels with Peruvian spices. The Courier Journal 1/20/14KUSA 1/21/14


Alumna Susanna Solomon authored a new book of short stories, “Point Reyes Sheriff’s Calls.” Marin Independent Journal 1/20/14


SF Sketchfest co-founders, Janet Varney, David Owen and Cole Stratton, are SF State alumni. Laughspin 1/20/14Paste 1/22/14


Robert Gabriner, director of the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program, worked in Mississippi in 1964 collecting documents and audio recordings to help create the Wisconsin Historical Society’s “Freedom Summer Project.” Wisconsin State Journal 1/19/14


Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Marty Gonzalez interviews KRON4 Sports Director Gary Radnich. KRON 4 1/19/14 (clip not available online)


Professor Emerita and former Department of Journalism Chair Betty Medsger authored the new book, “The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI.” The Tribune-Democrat 1/19/14


Alum Ali el-Gasseir is the co-artistic director of the Washington Ensemble Theatre. Broadway World 1/18/14


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the importance of union elections, which help establish member representation. Fortune 1/17/14


Assistant Professor of Biology Anne Todgham is interviewed about her research, which is an examination of how well developing marine life tolerate changes in temperature or CO2 levels. The Antarctic Sun 1/17/14


Professor Emerita and former Department of Journalism Chair Betty Medsger authored the new book, “The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI.” City Watch LA 1/17/14


Playwright and alum Marcus Gardley is interviewed about his latest work, “Black Odyssey,” which will premier at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts this month. The Denver Post 1/17/14


Graduate student Peter Christian developed an unmanned aerial vehicle that can be used for surveying land. San Francisco Chronicle: The Peninsula Blog 1/17/14


Liberia's Monrovia Consolidated School System was established in 1968 with sponsorship from San Francisco State College, later named San Francisco State University. The New Liberia 1/16/14; All Africa 1/16/14


Liberia's Monrovia Consolidated School System was established in 1968 with sponsorship from San Francisco State College, later named San Francisco State University. The New Liberia 1/16/14; All Africa 1/16/14


Alum John Patitucci will perform at the Panama Jazz Festival. Entorno Inteligente 1/16/14


Alum Hagop L. Barsoumian’s book, “The Armenian Amira Class of Istanbul,” was translated into Turkish for the first time. The Armenian Weekly 1/16/14


Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger participated in a panel discussion at the Jewish Community Relations Council’s annual convention to discuss academic boycotts of Israel. The J Weekly 1/16/14


Alumna MJ Lee, who recently completed her master’s degree in interior design, created a survey to better understand the attitudes of older adults considering home modifications. The Huffington Post 1/16/14


Professor of Health Education Erik Peper’s research about the link between poor posture and depression is mentioned in this article about chronic back pain. The Beacon 1/15/14


Potential environmental hazards were found in SF State’s Science Building; the building is temporarily closed for further testing and treatment. San Francisco Chronicle 1/14/14; KTVU 1/14/14 (clip not available online); KRXI 1/14/14 (clip not available online); KCBA 1/14/14 (clip not available online)


Professor Emerita and former Department of Journalism Chair Betty Medsger is interviewed about her new book, “The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI.” WHYY 1/14/14; WAMU 1/14/14


Alumna Judi Iranyi launched the website www.judiiranyi.com to showcase her photography work. Fog City Journal 1/16/14; Salem News 1/14/14


Alumna Shahrzad Khorsandi will perform as part of the San Francisco ODC Theater’s annual “Dance and Diaspora” program. Broadway World 1/14/14


Alumna Margaret Avery starred in the 1985 movie “The Color Purple,” Avery will attend a Castro Theatre celebration of the film on Valentine’s Day. San Francisco Chronicle 1/13/14; Bay Area Reporter 1/9/14


Alum George Miller, U.S. Representative for California's 11th congressional district, will retire this year after 40 years in the House of Representatives. San Jose Mercury News 1/13/14The Fresno Bee 1/13/14; The Sacramento Bee 1/13/14; Alameda Patch 1/13/14; The Kansas City Star 1/13/14; Walnut Creek Patch 1/13/14; Contra Costa Times 1/13/14The Chronicle of Higher Education 1/14/14


Alum David Wells wrote the Edgerton Award-Winning play, “County Line,” which will be performed at the Performance Network Theatre in Ann Arbor, Mich. Heritage Newspapers 1/13/14


This article about the legacy of writer Amiri Baraka mentions SF State's Black Students Union, which was the first of its kind when it was founded in 1966. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 1/13/14


Alumna Janet Delaney will exhibit photographs at the SF Camerawork gallery exhibition, “75 Years: City College of San Francisco Photography Department.” San Francisco Chronicle 1/13/14


An SF State student is interviewed at the NFL game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Carolina Panthers. KOFY 1/12/14 (clip not available online)


Alum Kevin Anderson, athletic director for the University of Maryland College Park, is interviewed. The Huffington Post 1/11/14


Alumna Casey Tran is interviewed at the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library’s dollar-per-book sale. San Francisco Chronicle 1/11/14


Assistant Professor of Biology Scott Roy sequenced the genome of the elephant shark, shedding light on the evolution of other jawed vertebrates. Blitz Quotidiano 1/15/14; Ansa 1/13/14; Sci-News 1/9/14Top News 1/9/14; French Tribune 1/9/14; Science Codex 1/8/14; University Herald 1/8/14; Science Recorder 1/8/14; E! Science News 1/8/14


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto's research indicates that athletes’ first reaction after winning is likely an expression of dominance. TIME 1/10/14; The Philadelphia Inquirer 1/10/14; Science Codex 1/10/14


Alum Dennis Rosenberg is a fish and wildlife officer for Ventura County. Moorpark Acorn 1/10/14


Linguistics Lecturer Jenny Lederer comments on the popularizing of the term “trans*” as an identifier for LGBT individuals. Slate 1/10/14


Alum Jim Wunderman, CEO of the Bay Area Council, is interviewed. San Jose Mercury News 1/10/14


Paintings by alumna Livia C. Stein are currently on display as part of the "Cautionary Tales Reconsidered” exhibition at the Sanchez Art Center’s Main Gallery in Pacifica, Calif. San Jose Mercury News 1/10/14


SF State’s Confucius Institute will host the 10th annual Chinese Language Bridge Cup Contests for K-12 students Feb. 15-16. China Daily 1/9/14


Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo comments on a Nielsen report that indicated Asian American household spending exceeds the average. New American Media 1/9/14


Alum Derrell Connor is running unopposed for a seat on the Verona Area School District Board. Capital Times 1/9/14


Alum Dennis Rosenberg is a fish and wildlife officer for Ventura County. Thousand Oaks Acorn 1/9/14


Alum Vince Bordi trains in the backyard boxing gym of Felipe Martinez in Lathrop, Calif. The Stockton Record 1/9/14


Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane has discovered a new planet within the Pisces constellation. Nature World News 1/9/14; Science Daily 1/9/14; Phys.org 1/9/14


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is a candidate for Oakland mayor. San Francisco Chronicle 1/11/14; KPIX 1/9/14 (clip not available online)


Governor Jerry Brown appointed alum Donn Harris to the California Arts Council. Sierra Sun Times 1/10/14San Jose Mercury News 1/9/14


Alum Ali el-Gasseir directed a Washington Ensemble Theatre production of “ED, DOWNLOADED” by playwright Michael Mitnick. Broadway World 1/9/14


SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies is mentioned in this article about a new book detailing the history of black studies in America. Philadelphia Weekly 1/8/14


Alum Fred Jandt, dean of California State University, San Bernardino Palm Dessert Campus, has announced his retirement. Palm Dessert Patch 1/8/14


Professor of Management John Sullivan comments on Amazon.com, Inc.’s methods of reviewing job applicants. The Wall Street Journal 1/7/14


Professor Emerita and former Department of Journalism Chair Betty Medsger authored the new book, “The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI.” San Francisco Bay Guardian 1/7/14


President Leslie Wong issued a statement that, “The University is a place where dialogue, debate and the marketplace of ideas are cherished. We must also maintain a safe environment.” San Diego Daily Transcript 1/7/14


The San Francisco Public Defender's office is seeking a gag order against the District Attorney’s office for making inflammatory statements about the suspect awaiting trial for the fatal shooting of sophomore Justin Valdez. San Francisco Chronicle 1/7/14


Alum Mark Bode will display original artwork at the exhibition, “The Masked Lizard Rides Again” in Houston, Tex. The International News Magazine 1/7/14


Alum Mitchell Heinrich discusses his work at Google X, a branch that has contributed Google’s self-driving car and Google Glass. Core 77: Exclusive 1/6/14


Professor and Chair of the Cinema Department Daniel Bernardi founded the Veteran Documentary Film Corps, an online library of short films about veterans. American Foreign Press Service 1/6/14


Criminal Justice Lecturer Michael Santos discusses the importance of education and employment opportunities for the formerly incarcerated. KALW 1/6/14


Professor of Earth & Climate Sciences John Monteverdi compares this year’s dry winter weather to 1977 weather patterns. KTVU 1/6/14 (clip not available online); KRXI 1/6/14 (clip not available online); KCBA 1/6/14 (clip not available online)


Alumna Irina Chernikova was promoted to research manager at Polaris Pacific, a real estate firm. The International 1/6/14


Associate Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan comments on negotiations between The Boeing Company and their largest labor union. Los Angeles Times 1/6/14


Professor of Biology Edward Carpenter first reported in 1972 that harmful chemicals and bacteria bind to plastic waste in the ocean. The Star 1/13/14Gulf Times 1/5/14; Ocean Beach Bulletin 1/5/14; The Seattle Times 1/3/14; The Salina Journal 1/2/14


Criminal Justice Lecturer Michael Santos discusses the need for education and employment opportunities for the formerly incarcerated. KLIV 1/5/14 (clip not available online)


Alumna Nazy Galoyan, dean of enrollment services at Foothill College, discusses California’s Extended Opportunity Program and Services. Palo Alto Online 1/5/14


Research by Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies Robert Keith Collins indicates that using video captions improves student comprehension. Yotta Fire 1/4/14


Oakland journalist JR Valrey lists the members of the San Francisco State University Pan Afrikan Student Union among his most influential teachers. San Francisco Bay View 1/4/14


SF State’s degree programs are mentioned in this article about the “Top 10 Smartest Cities in America.” KY Forward 1/3/14


Joshua McDonald was a member of the wrestling team as an SF State student, now he stays in shape and pays homage to his alma mater with a purple and gold bicycle. PezCycling News 1/3/14


Professor Emeritus of Political Science Richard DeLeon comments on the decline of the anti-high-rise political movement in this article about San Francisco’s increasing population. SF Examiner 1/3/14


President Leslie Wong's statement that, “there is no place at SF State for celebrating violence or promoting intolerance,” is mentioned in this article about CSU Chancellor Timothy White’s denouncement of the American Studies Association’s boycott of Israeli universities. The Algemeiner 1/3/14


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is a candidate for Oakland mayor. Contra Costa Times 1/3/14


Master’s student of political science Adam Rogers hosted his 15th annual New Years Musical in Vallejo, Calif. The Reporter 1/3/14


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is a candidate for Oakland mayor. San Francisco Chronicle 1/2/14


SF State’s Hospitality and Tourism Management program is mentioned in this article about the San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming meeting with the SF Travel and Hotel Boards. San Francisco Bay View 1/2/14


Alumni Will Hand, Shay Wisniewski and Kenny Toll founded the theater company Do It Live! Productions when they met as students at SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 1/1/14


Multimedia artist and SF State alumna Kristin Farr will exhibit her work at the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, Calif. through Feb. 23. Diablo Magazine 1/1/14


Alumna Carolynne Gamble will display her artwork in an exhibition, “Sparkles and Sprinkles, Mandala Prayers for the Planet,” at the Jessel Gallery in Napa, Calif. Napa Valley Register 1/1/14


 

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