SF State in the News 2016

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


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July

Asian American Studies Lecturer Betty Nobue Kano's artistic works have been exhibited in more than 200 galleries and museums nationally and internationally. The Independent 7/28/16

Assistant Professor of Social Work Rashmi Gupta comments on what she believes is a lack of "culturally competent" care for aging South Asians in America. The Huffington Post 7/27/16 

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman commented on Bill Clinton's efforts to "humanize" his wife, Hillary, at the Democratic National Convention. KTVU-SF (FOX) 7/27/16 (clip not available online)

International Relations Lecturer David Selim Sayers, currently a guest lecturer at Bosporus University in Istanbul, commented on the "barrage of propaganda" being disseminated by Turkish media outlets in the aftermath of an attempted military coup there. KCBS-AM 7/27/16, 7/28/16 (clip not available online)

Incoming SF State sophomore Charlie Schroeder talks about how using the right lighting in dorm rooms can help improve morale. The Folsom Telegraph 7/27/16

Former SF State faculty member Steve Martinot wrote an opinion piece about "the 'fundamentalism' in police operations." San Francisco Bay View 7/27/16 


Biology Lecturer William Cochlan comments on the growing frequency of toxic algal blooms in bodies of water throughout the United States. SFGate 7/27/16; MySA 7/27/16 

Ethnic Studies Lecturer Lisa Marie Rollins co-directed the play "The Shipment," which will make its Bay Area premiere in September. Broadway World 7/26/16 

Student Stephanie Ross is participating in the protests outside the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. USA Today College 7/26/16 

A 13-year-old student received a scholarship to attend a birdsong identification course at SF State's Sierra Nevada Field Campus. Lincoln News Messenger 7/26/16 

This article references research by SF State's Family Acceptance Project that linked rejection to LGBT teen suicide and lower self-esteem. The Huffington Post 7/24/16 

SF State researchers conducted a study that showed that in just 10 minutes, the temperature inside of a vehicle can increase by almost 20 degrees. Syracuse.com 7/26/16; WFSB-HFD (CBS) 7/26/16 


Betty Yu, an associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Communicative Disorders, recently chronicled the daily life experiences of Oscar, an autistic child living in a bilingual home, for a report in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Scientific American 7/26/16

Sociology Professor and Chair Andreana Clay comments about how hip-hop and rap musicians have historically been at the forefront of telling the story of racial injustice in America. Houston Chronicle 7/25/16 

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management Eugene Chelberg comments on SF State's approach to educating students about the dangers of tobacco use. California Health Report 7/25/16 

Professor of Management Mitchell Marks commented on how Verizon's acquisition of Yahoo continues the ongoing trend of mass media consolidation. KTVU-SF (FOX) 7/25/16 (clip not available online)

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman commented on how controversy surrounding the Democratic National Convention might affect Hillary Clinton's presidential bid. KTVU-SF (FOX) 7/25/16 (clip not available online)

Jan Null, a consulting meteorologist with SF State, reported that in 2013, 39 children who were left in cars died of heatstroke. CNN 7/25/16 

Professor of Secondary Education Nathan Avani is one of nearly 400 U.S. academics who signed an open letter to President Obama and other U.S. government officials to express "strong condemnation of the current situation in Turkey." Academe Blog 7/25/16 

Political Science Lecturer Kathy Emery contrasts the organizational strategies used in the Mississippi Freedom movement of 1964 and the recent Black Lives Matter movement. Toronto Sun 7/24/16; Canoe 7/24/16

Alum Charles Hall, inventor of the waterbed, is featured in an article about "fad" inventors. mental_floss 7/25/26

Alum and pianist Steve Cohn has released a new album, “ANSPRUCHSVOLL.” Republic of Jazz (blog) 7/25/16 

A College of Ethnic Studies alum talked about the history of African-American rights movements in a radio segment. WBOK-AM 7/25/16 (clip not available online)

SF State is referenced in an article about the Bay Area being home to the country's most well-educated people. CBS SF Bay Area 7/25/16 


Betty Yu, an associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Communicative Disorders, recently chronicled the daily life experiences of Oscar, an autistic child living in a bilingual home, for a report in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Spectrum 7/25/16 

Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on political polarization in San Francisco in a radio segment. KQED-FM 7/25/16 (clip not available online)

Biology Lecturer William Cochlan comments on the growing frequency of toxic algal blooms in bodies of water throughout the United States. The Columbus Dispatch 7/24/16 

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman commented on the important role Bernie Sanders plays in the advancement of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, in addition to the need for Clinton to connect with Hispanic and Latino voters. KTVU-SF (FOX) 7/23/16 (clip not available online)

Professor Joe Tuman also provided a breakdown and analysis of Donald Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention. KRON-SF (MyTV) 7/22/16 (clip not available online)

Professor Joe Tuman comments on the use of attention-grabbing tactics to express opposing political views at the Democratic National Convention. Marin Independent Journal 7/24/16 

Former faculty member Michael Lumish wrote an opinion piece about the connotations of the word "occupy." The Jewish Press 7/25/16 

Alum Timothy Bruce has joined the Santa Rosa structural engineering firm MKM & Associates. The Press Democrat 7/24/16 

Alum Michelle Malliet was issued an eviction notice for the use of kitchen appliances in an illegal in-law unit in San Francisco. SFist 7/23/16 

Alum Rich Harris is the new executive director of the TANK Center for Sonic Arts in Colorado. Craig Daily Press 7/23/16 

Angeline Alexa Arnobit Ubaldo graduated magna cum laude from SF State with a B.A. in journalism and a minor in international relations. Napa Valley Register 7/23/16 

Alum and student advisor Vanessa Barbic wrote an article that gives advice on how to jump-start the college application process this summer. The Huffington Post 7/22/16 

Carole Hayashino, former associate vice president for University Development at SF State, received the Japanese American of the Biennium Award for Education and Humanities at the 47th Japanese American Citizens League National Convention in Las Vegas. The Rafu Shimpo 7/22/16 


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman speculated about when Hillary Clinton will choose a running mate in an election segment. KTVU-SF (FOX) 7/21/16 (clip not available online)

Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Catriona Rueda Esquibel co-authored the cookbook "Decolonize Your Diet: Plant-Based Mexican-American Recipes for Health and Healing." KCETLink 7/22/16 

Jim Dudley, a lecturer with the School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, commented on recent death threats aimed at San Francisco police officers. KNTV-SF (NBC) 7/21/16 (clip not available online)

Candace Low, a biologist and adjunct professor at SF State, tells her story about an Airbnb stay gone wrong in this article. SFist 7/21/16 

Alum Mark Halvorson has been named a volunteer Greco-Roman coach for the U.S. Olympic wrestling team in Rio de Janeiro. KKTV (CBS) 7/21/16 

Mohammed Zarif, alum and foreign minister of Iran, recently confirmed the existence of a secret component in the nuclear deal between the U.S. and Iran. Observer 7/21/16

Alum Sana H. Aaser wrote an opinion piece about why it's important for American-Muslim parents to talk with their children about race relations in the United States. Muslim Matters 7/21/16 

Alum Hector Sanchez has begun a campaign to win a seat on the Santa Maria City Council. Santa Maria Times 7/22/16 

Alum Roland Krevitt shares experiences from his career dedicated to industrial moldmaking materials, including specialized tool steels, in this article. MoldMaking Technology 7/22/16 

Former SF State women's basketball forward Brianna Harden will help run a Los Banos youth basketball camp. Merced Sun-Star 7/21/16; Los Banos Enterprise 7/21/16

Former SF State campus minister Karen Oliveto was recently consecrated as the United Methodist Church's first openly LGBT bishop. The Columbus Dispatch 7/22/16; The Christian Century 7/21/16 

SF State could triple student housing at certain sites along its southern border under a proposal up for public review this month. San Francisco Examiner 7/21/16; KTVU-SF (FOX) 7/21/16 (clip not available online); KCBA (FOX) 7/21/16 (clip not available online)


Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discusses ranked-choice voting, which could have the unintended consequences of reducing voter turnout and leading to higher numbers of disqualified ballots when voters make mistakes, potentially worsening inequalities within the electoral process. BDN Maine 7/20/16

Assistant Professor Jason McDaniel also commented on possible outcomes for members of the BART board of directors in the upcoming November election. KQED-FM 7/20/16 (clip not available online)

Biology Lecturer William Cochlan comments on the growing frequency of toxic algal blooms in bodies of water throughout the United States. Climate Rocks (blog) 7/20/16 

Student Ashley Blair Thomas recently launched and helps provide funding for a mobile homeless outreach center in San Francisco's Tenderloin district. KQED 7/20/16 

Alum Kevin Jackson has been appointed planning director for the city of Piedmont. East Bay Times 7/20/16

Alum and actor Danny Glover discusses his role in the 1968 strike at SF State that led to the creation of the nation's first black studies program, which is chronicled in the documentary “Agents of Change.” The New York Times 7/20/16

Alum Lina Mira was recently appointed the program director at the Puente de la Costa Sur center. Half Moon Bay Review 7/20/16 

Alum Ryan Gambogi, a lifelong Democrat, is attending the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. The Plain Dealer 7/20/16

Former student Jon Gibson, a New York-based composer and performer, discusses his career. BOMB Magazine 7/21/16 

Former student Jeff Hermanson is the CEO of Larimer Associates, a firm responsible for the redevelopment of Larimer Square, Denver Union Station and Hangar 2 in Denver. Colorado Expression 7/21/16

Recent graduate Carlos Mendoza will direct “Whatever Self” during the AvantGardARAMA performance festival at San Francisco's Cutting Ball Theatre. Broadwayworld.com 7/20/16 

Former SF State campus minister Karen Oliveto was recently consecrated as the United Methodist Church's first openly LGBT bishop. Sojourners 7/20/16

A study conducted at SF State found that when the body is slouched and constricted, it cannot perform optimally, which results in a poor mood. Y Pulse of Oman 7/21/16

Money Magazine included SF State on its list of “Best Colleges.” Great Falls Tribune 7/20/16


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman comments on the important role Ivanka Trump plays in the advancement of her father's presidential campaign. Boston Herald 7/20/16 

Professor Tuman also weighs in on the perceived authenticity of Melania Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention. Marin Independent Journal 7/19/16 

Professor Tuman also commented on the Trump presidential campaign in a radio segment. KCBS-AM 7/19/16 (clip not available online)

Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on the mass appeal of Donald Trump's "common sense" solutions to complicated political issues. Deutsche Welle 7/20/16

Assistant Professor McDaniel also commented on possible outcomes for members of the BART board of directors in the upcoming November election. KQED-FM 7/19/16 (clip not available online)

Professor of Political Science Robert Smith comments on a nationwide trend of formerly African-American-majority communities shifting to Hispanic majorities. Our Town NY 7/18/16 

Biology Lecturer William Cochlan comments on the growing frequency of toxic algal blooms in bodies of water throughout the United States. Houston Chronicle 7/19/16; The Straits Times 7/20/16

International Relations Lecturer David Selim Sayers, currently a guest lecturer at Bosporus University in Istanbul, commented on educational and societal impacts in the aftermath of Turkey's recently attempted military coup. KCBS-AM 7/19/16, 7/20/16 (clip not available online)

In September 2015, Biology Lecturer Jonathan Stern helped confirm a live sighting of a juvenile fin whale off Smith Island in Puget Sound — the first sighting of the species in that region since 1930. San Juan Islander 7/19/16

At a recent CSU Board of Trustees meeting, several SF State students voiced their concerns about issues such as the College of Ethnic Studies budget, tuition hikes and a shortage of affordable student housing. KCBS-AM 7/19/16, 7/20/16 (clip not available online)

Alumna and Iranian-American philanthropist Neda Nobari recently provided a $5 million gift to establish SF State's new Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies. The Huffington Post 7/19/16; Inside Philanthropy 7/11/16

Alum Jim Tweedie is retiring as pastor of Ocean Beach Presbyterian Church after four decades of ministry throughout the U.S. Chinook Observer 7/19/16 

Alum Isobel Carr was an attendee and featured author at the 36th Annual Romance Writers of America Association Conference in San Diego. Observer 7/20/16 

Former SF State campus minister Karen Oliveto was recently consecrated as the United Methodist Church's first openly LGBT bishop. Religion News Service 7/19/16 

This article references a 2001 incident in which Adam Zaretsky, then a visiting professor at SF State, inadvertently released genetically modified fruit flies into the wild. Engagement 7/19/16


Professor of Management John Sullivan explains his "27 Names" employee recruitment strategy in this article. The Wall Street Journal 7/19/16 

Biology Lecturer William Cochlan comments on the growing frequency of toxic algal blooms in bodies of water throughout the United States. The New York Times 7/18/16 

Professor of Political Science Robert Smith comments on a nationwide trend of formerly African-American-majority communities shifting to Hispanic majorities. The Philadelphia Tribune 7/18/16; FOX News Latino 7/17/16; San Mateo Daily Journal 7/18/16

Professor of Management John Sullivan authored an article about the effectiveness of peer-to-peer recruiting in the context of the Golden State Warriors' recent acquisition of NBA star Kevin Durant. ERE Media 7/18/16

Alum Ayse Ildeniz has been named the chief operating officer of Silver Spring Networks. Electric Light & Power 7/19/16 

Alum Hector Sanchez plans to run for a seat on the Santa Maria City Council this fall. Noozhawk 7/18/16 

Alum Jeffrey Paradise, founder of the chillwave musical group Poolside, will perform a DJ set July 24 at the Phoenix Hotel. SFGate 7/18/16

Alum Vincent John Charles LoFranco is working for Oakland-based startup even.com, a financial app that helps users with irregular incomes keep a steady amount in their account each month. Santa Cruz Sentinel 7/16/16

Former SF State wrestler Michael Cordsen won a 100-mile endurance race held in Santa Barbara. Paso Robles Daily News 7/19/16 

Bob Freschi, a former SF State athletic advising intern, is stepping down as head baseball coach at Napa Valley College to coach the school's men's and women's golf teams this fall. Napa Valley Register 7/18/16 

BART's board of directors approved the "Gator Pass" — a fare discount program designed specifically for SF State students. East Bay Times 7/18/16; The Mercury News 7/18/16

The Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies is referenced in this editorial recommending the planning of a waterfront park at Point Molate. San Francisco Chronicle 7/18/16

SF State is referenced as a tenant of the Westfield San Francisco Centre, which was recently assigned preliminary ratings by the Kroll Bond Rating Agency. KCBD (NBC) 7/18/16

SF State researchers conducted a study that showed that in just 10 minutes, the temperature inside of a vehicle can increase by almost 20 degrees. Daily Hampshire Gazette 7/18/16 


International Relations Lecturer David Selim Sayers is currently a guest lecturer at Bosporus University in Istanbul, Turkey, where an attempted military coup took place July 15. Los Angeles Times 7/16/16; SFGate 7/15/16; KCBS-AM 7/15/16 (clip not available online); KGO-SF (ABC) 7/15/16, 7/16/16 (clip not available online); KOFY-SF 7/15/16 (clip not available online); KRON-SF 7/15/16 (clip not available online)

Yue-Ting Siu, incoming director of SF State's Program in Visual Impairments, comments on the recent national decline in the teaching of Braille. Los Angeles Times 7/17/16

Professor of Political Science Robert Smith comments on a nationwide trend of formerly black-majority communities shifting to Hispanic majorities. Stamford Advocate 7/17/16

Scientists are on the lookout for "zombie bees" in the Southeast U.S. after Professor of Biology John Hafernik and other researchers recently confirmed a case of a bee-killing parasite in Virginia. WFMY (CBS) 7/17/16

SF State student Sara Witsch organized a Facebook group for a "Pokémon Go crawl" that was scheduled for July 20. Sarasota Herald-Tribune 7/17/16; Qatar Tribune 7/17/16 

Kyla Quillin was a part-time "partner teacher" at the Juvenile Justice Center's Woodside Learning Center, a court school for juvenile detainees, while a grad student at SF State. San Francisco Examiner 7/17/16 

Alum Constance Fox, a manager at the Strand Book Store in New York City, comments on a book knowledge quiz the store administers to all job applicants. The Seattle Times 7/16/16

Former faculty member Michael Lumish wrote an opinion piece about how mainstream media has been labeling recent deadly attacks throughout the world. The Jewish Press 7/17/16 

BART's board of directors approved the "Gator Pass" — a fare discount program designed specifically for SF State students. CR80 News 7/15/16

Researchers at SF State found that having a new life experience outweighs material purchases when it comes to long-term effect on happiness. The Times Bulletin 7/18/16 


Associate Professor of Management Connie Marie Gaglio comments on the rising trends of prepaid lunch plans and food delivery services throughout San Francisco. KGO-SF (ABC) 7/14/16

Alum Constance Fox, a manager at the Strand Book Store in New York City, comments on a book knowledge quiz the store administers to all job applicants. The New York Times 7/15/16

Alum Michelle Meow, SF Pride board president and host and producer of "The Michelle Meow Show," was part of a Bay Area discussion panel following President Barack Obama's televised town hall on race and policing. KGO-SF (ABC) 7/15/16

Miah Jeffra and Chad Koch, former editors at SF State's periodical Fourteen Hills, are launching a new queer literary journal, Foglifter, on Monday in the Castro. SFist 7/14/16

BART’s board of directors approved the "Gator Pass" — a fare discount program designed specifically for SF State students. San Francisco Examiner 7/14/16; SFBay.ca 7/15/16; KGO-SF (ABC) 7/15/16 (clip not available online); KPIX-SF 7/15/16 (clip not available online)

Money magazine included SF State on its list of "Best Colleges for Your Money." Money 7/11/16

SF State is included in Money magazine's list of "Colleges that Add the Most Value." Money 7/11/16 

SF State is referenced in this essay about one Uber employee's experiences driving in San Francisco. Fast Company 7/14/16


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman comments on the difficulties associated with finding a new chief of police for the city of Oakland. East Bay Times 7/14/16; The Mercury News 7/14/16 

Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on the effectiveness of political campaign ads in this article. Slate 7/13/16 

SF State's Project Rebound and its director Jason Bell are featured in this article. TakePart 7/13/16 

SF State student Justin Balenzuela is volunteering to collect cyclist data in an effort to improve bike lane safety on Valencia Street. Streetsblog San Francisco 7/13/16

SF State student Sara Witsch organized a Facebook group for a "Pokémon Go crawl" that is tentatively scheduled for July 20. San Francisco Business Times 7/13/16

Alum Iris Tolenada is a standout professional volleyball setter in the Philippine SuperLiga All-Filipino Conference. VolleyVerse 7/14/16

Alum David M. Brudney wrote a column on recent group booking trends in the hospitality industry. Hospitality Net 7/14/16 

Alum Phillip Clarke has been named the new district principal for learning services for the Sea to Sky School District. The Squamish Chief 7/13/16

The life and works of alum and renowned American Latin jazz musician Cal Tjader were spotlighted in a radio segment. WEAA-FM 7/13/16 (clip not available online)


The work of Stephen Kane, associate professor of astrophysics, is featured in this article. The Northern Daily Leader 7/13/16

Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell comments on the emotional highs associated with finding good deals on commercial products. Yahoo! Finance 7/12/16

Professor of American Indian Studies Andrew Jolivétte comments on the over-commercialization of gay pride events throughout the U.S. The New York Times Magazine 7/12/16; Soko Lako 7/12/16 

Criminal Justice Lecturer James Dudley discussed police reform measures in a radio segment. KQED-FM 7/12/16 (clip not available online)

Professor of Communication Studies Joseph Tuman commented on President Obama's actions in the aftermath of the Dallas police shootings. KCBS-AM 7/12/16 (clip not available online)

SF State student Emery Renner is spotlighted for his biscuit-making talents. OB Rag 7/12/16 

Alum Corina Seligman shares her story about her long recovery from anorexia. Elephant Journal 7/12/16 

SF State has been named one of College Magazine's "Top 10 Colleges with Killer Music Scenes." College Magazine 7/12/16 

SF State researchers conducted a study that showed that in just 10 minutes, the temperature inside of a vehicle can increase by almost 20 degrees. The Franklin Sun 7/12/16; The Facts 7/13/16


Professor of Psychology David Gard provides tips on how to regain lost motivation in this article. Shape Magazine 7/12/16

Professor of Health Education Michele Eliason has contributed to a nationwide group intervention study aimed at improving quality of life for older lesbian and bisexual women. ScienceBlogs 7/11/16 

Professor of Communication Studies Joseph Tuman comments on the use of political "law and order" strategies during times of American social and political unrest. KCBS-AM 7/11/16 (clip not available online)

Scientists are on the lookout for "zombie bees" in the Southeast U.S. after Professor of Biology John Hafernik and other researchers recently confirmed a case of a bee-killing parasite in Virginia. WFMY (CBS) 7/11/16, 7/12/16 (clip not available online)

SF State student Sara Witsch organized a Facebook group for a "Pokémon Go crawl" that is tentatively scheduled for July 20, and more than 3,700 people have confirmed their attendance. The New York Times 7/11/16; Las Vegas Sun 7/12/16; Maagg.com 7/11/16; Techgig.com 7/11/16

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has appointed SF State sophomore Timothy Walker to serve on the new Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board. California Political Review 7/11/16 

Alum Van Tran designed the grand prize-winning dress for the 12th Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest. NBC News 7/12/16 

Alum Anneta Pope has been named vice president of sales for Premier Reverse Closings. Reverse Mortgage Daily 7/11/16; Mortgage Professional America 7/12/16 

Alum Steve Nakajo is the executive director of Kimochi, a Japantown-based organization that provides numerous programs and services for senior citizens. The Western Edition San Francisco 7/4/16 

SF State researchers conducted a study that showed that in just 10 minutes, the temperature inside of a vehicle can increase by almost 20 degrees. Minuteman News Center 7/11/16 


Scientists are on the lookout for "zombie bees" in the Southeast U.S. after Professor of Biology John Hafernik and other researchers recently confirmed a case of a bee-killing parasite in Virginia. The Charlotte Observer 7/10/16; The News & Observer 7/8/16; Martinsville Bulletin 7/9/16

Research by Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel is referenced in this article about the effects of racial resentment on attitudes towards police behavior. Salon 7/10/16; Criminal Justice And Human Rights Law Blog 7/10/16

Associate Professor of Broadcast Communication Arts Miriam Smith commented on how quickly false accusations can spread via social media. KTVU-SF (FOX) 7/9/16 (clip not available online)

Professor of Political Science Robert C. Smith comments on the negative effects the Dallas police shootings could have on American politics. San Francisco Examiner 7/8/16

Celine Parreñas Shimizu recently accepted a professorship with SF State's School of Cinema. impactmania 7/8/16

Professor of Geography and Environment Jason Henderson wrote an editorial about how driverless cars could potentially wreck livable cities. STREETSBLOG SF 7/5/16 

Alum Anita Woodley wrote an opinion piece on building a new relationship with her "deadbeat dad" as a middle-aged adult. The News & Observer 7/10/16

The alleged killer of SF State alumna Elizabeth Straw has entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity at a hearing. SFBay.ca 7/9/16; NBC Bay Area 7/9/16; Mountain View Patch 7/9/16 

Alum Joi Lin Blake's tenure as president and superintendent of Palomar College begins this week. The San Diego Union-Tribune 7/8/16 

Alum Danielle Rhinehart had an essay published in the new book "Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It: Life Journeys Inspired by the Bestselling Memoir." Gilroy Dispatch 7/8/16 

Alum Peter Coyote is listed in an article about notable people in the film industry who choose to live and work in the Bay Area. San Francisco Chronicle 7/7/16 

SF State student Hezekiah Walker commented to reporters during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in downtown San Francisco. SFGate 7/9/16; Stamford Advocate 7/9/16

Incoming SF State freshman Jordin Holston, a first-time voter, comments on her reluctant shift from supporting Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign to Hillary Clinton's. The Mercury News 7/8/16

An SF State study about the correlations between personal experiences and happiness is referenced in this article. The Newcastle Pacer 7/11/16

SF State is ranked 40th in a new Forbes list of "Top Colleges in California." Healdsburg Patch 7/8/16 

SF State researchers have found that the average rent in San Francisco for a one-bedroom apartment is $3,000 per month. Northern California Record 7/8/16

SF State researchers conducted a study that showed that in just 10 minutes, the temperature inside of a vehicle can increase by almost 20 degrees. The Cross Timbers Gazette 7/8/16


Professor of Health Education Michele Eliason has contributed to a nationwide group intervention study aimed at improving quality of life for older lesbian and bisexual women. Science Codex 7/8/16; Psych Central 7/8/16

Professor of Biology John Hafernik says the mysterious "zombie bee" parasite that kills honeybees has reached the southern United States after scientists confirmed a case in Virginia. KCBS-AM 7/7/16, 7/8/16 (clip not available online)

Professor of History Marc Stein spoke at the GLBT History Museum about queer-related events surrounding the U.S. Bicentennial celebration in 1976. Hoodline 7/7/16

McKenna Theater is hosting the Alonzo King LINES Ballet's Summer Program Session One Showcase tonight at 8 p.m. KQED-FM 7/8/16 (clip not available online)

The South Asia Faculty Textbook Committee, consisting of South Asian scholars from SF State and other California universities, is campaigning to change references to "India" to "South Asia" in new California textbooks. International Examiner 7/7/16

Several SF State courses are shown in this photo slideshow "Weirdest classes you can take in SF." SFGate 7/7/16; Albany Times Union 7/7/16; Stamford Advocate 7/7/16 

SF State is referenced for being in proximity to the scene of an accidental shooting. KGO-SF (ABC) 7/7/16 (clip not available online); San Francisco Patch 7/7/16; East Bay Times 7/7/16; The Mercury News 7/7/16; KRON-TV 7/7/16; SFGate 7/7/16; CBS SF 7/7/16

SF State is referenced in this letter to the editor about First Amendment rights. J. Weekly 7/7/16

SF State's Family Acceptance Project is referenced in this piece about LGBT-related youth suicides in Utah. KUTV (CBS) 7/6/16


Professor of World Music Hafez Modirzadeh will be performing July 10 at the Piano Kitchen in Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara Independent 7/7/16

Professor of Health Education Michele Eliason has contributed to a nationwide group intervention study aimed at improving quality of life for older lesbian and bisexual women. Medical Xpress 7/7/16; News Medical 7/7/16

Professor of Biology Katharyn Boyer's recent research studies of California sea-blite are referenced in this article. Bay Nature 7/1/16

Seven California State University campuses are implementing programs to help the formerly incarcerated earn college degrees. KQED-FM 7/6/16; GoodCall 7/7/16; Capital Public Radio 7/6/16 (clip not available online)

SF State has been ranked in a list of "colleges that love and hate Donald Trump the most." The Oregonian 7/6/16 

SF State is referenced for being in proximity to the scene of an accidental discharge of a firearm. SFist 7/7/16


Alum Sherrie Paregian has been hired as the new head of school at Wilkinson School. Half Moon Bay Review 7/6/16 

Seven California State University campuses are implementing programs to help ex-convicts earn college degrees. KQED-FM 7/6/16 (clip not available online)

An SF State study about the correlations between personal experiences and happiness is referenced in this article. Fast Company 7/6/16

SF State researchers conducted a study that showed that in just 10 minutes, the temperature inside of a vehicle can increase by almost 20 degrees. Fairfield/Westport Minuteman 7/5/16 


Professor of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri wrote a column on Brexit's political and economic ramifications. Tehran Times 7/3/16

Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel co-wrote an editorial about the Trump campaign's exposure of partisan and racial divides in America. Alternet 7/3/16 

Labor and Employment Studies Lecturer Bill Sokol comments on a recent trend of public sector managers receiving pensions that exceed federal limits. The Sacramento Bee 7/3/16 

Professor of World Music Hafez Modirzadeh will be performing July 10 at the Piano Kitchen in Santa Barbara, California. KCSB-FM 7/3/16 (clip not available online)

Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin told Reuters that gender transition operations will cost the U.S. military approximately $5.6 million a year. MRC TV 7/1/16 

Recent SF State graduate Jehan Hakim comments on Donald Trump's views on Muslim assimilation in America. San Francisco Chronicle 7/1/16 

Seven California State University campuses are implementing programs to help ex-convicts earn college degrees. 89.3 KPCC 7/5/16 

SF State researchers conducted a study that showed that in just 10 minutes, the temperature inside of a vehicle can increase by almost 20 degrees. Longview News-Journal 7/2/16 


Professor of History Catherine Kudlick wrote a column discussing how images of disabled people have been used to raise money for various causes. Oxford University Press 7/1/16 

Professor of Biology John Hafernik says the mysterious "zombie bee" parasite that kills honeybees has reached the southern United States after scientists confirmed a case in Virginia. Rome News-Tribune 7/1/16 

While attending a rally calling for City College of San Francisco to be free, SF State junior Mary Claire Amable comments on why she believes community college should be tuition-free. Inquirer.net 7/1/16 

Attorney General Kamala Harris has appointed SF State sophomore Timothy Walker to serve on the new Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board. Imperial Valley News 6/30/16 

Recent SF State graduate Jillian Sobol was born and abandoned by her mother at the university from which she would ultimately graduate. (local station clips from Wednesday's NBC Nightly News segment) WRC-DC (NBC) 6/30/16; WCNC-CLT (NBC) 6/30/16; WEEK-TV (NBC) 6/30/16; WFMJ-TV (NBC) 7/1/16; WNDU-TV (NBC) 7/1/16 (clips not available online)

SF State is referenced in this article about college dropout rates. Fast Company 6/30/16 

SF State researchers conducted a study that showed that in just 10 minutes, the temperature inside of a vehicle can increase by almost 20 degrees. Nevada Business Magazine 6/30/16 

This editorial references an on-campus altercation that was caught on video in March. AllAfrica 6/30/16 


June

Cheryl Dunye, assistant professor of cinema, has been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Variety 6/29/16

Student Ahmed Abdo, who is returning to see his family in Turkey, is interviewed about safety concerns after the terrorist attack at the Istanbul airport. KPIX-SF (CBS) 6/29/16 (clip not available online)

Recent SF State graduate Jillian Sobol was born and abandoned by her mother at the university from which she would ultimately graduate. NBC Nightly News 6/29/16

Alum Myla Ramos is the president of SearchPros Solutions, a national human resource and staffing company. Asian Journal 6/30/16

Alum Cliff Gordon is the owner of Gordon's Music and Sound and is the grand marshal for this year's Independence Day parade in Fairfield, California. Daily Republic 6/30/16

SF State researchers conducted a study that showed that in just 10 minutes, the temperature inside of a vehicle can increase by almost 20 degrees. Daily Light 6/29/16


Professor of Asian American Studies Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales participated in a panel presentation at the Filipino American National Historical Society 16th Biennial Conference in New York. Inquirer.net 6/30/16

Melissa Camacho, associate professor of broadcast communication arts, comments on violence on reality TV shows. KQED 6/28/16

Professor of Management Mitchell Marks comments on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors' approval of a measure that will ban the city employee retirement system from investing in companies that participate in firearm and ammunition manufacturing. KTVU-SF FOX2 6/28/16

Associate Professor of History Dawn Bohulano Mabalon is interviewed about the Filipino-American immigrants she has served as co-founder of the Little Manila Foundation in Stockton. KOPB-FM 6/28/16 (clip not available online)

Kenneth Monteiro, dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, participated in a forum titled "Indivisibility of Justice: North Carolina #RepealHB2. #WeAreOrlando." 48 Hills 6/28/16 

Alum Laura Meyer isthe head chef and pizzaiola at Tony's Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco. Eater 6/28/16

In 2011, a study conducted by SF State researchers caused a stir when it revealed that local trains had fecal microbes and flesh-eating bacteria on the seats. Popular Science 6/28/16


According to Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell, consumers are more willing to discuss their sex lives than their bank accounts because of deeply entrenched social conventions around money, which cross borders and cultures. Today Online 6/27/16

Andrew Jolivette, professor and chair of the American Indian Studies Department, comments on San Francisco's Pride Parade. The Guardian 6/25/16

Professor of Geography and Environment Jason Henderson comments on the city of San Francisco's efforts to keep pace with the population's public transportation needs. KCBS-AM 6/25/16, 6/24/16 (clips not available online)

Professor of Biology John Hafernik says the mysterious "zombie bee" parasite that kills honeybees has reached the southern United States after scientists confirmed a case in Virginia. WSLS-10 6/24/16 (clip not available online); The Weather Channel 6/24/16

Leonard Sellars, emeritus professor, remembers San Francisco Examiner reporter Dennis Opatrny. SF Gate 6/25/16

Alum Yosimar Reyes writes about the Supreme Court's recent ruling on immigration and the impact on undocumented members of the LGBTQ community. The Advocate 6/27/16

Alum Chris Estep is a new social media manager for JP Marketing in Fresno. Fresno Bee 6/26/16

Alum and singer Jimmy Borges is profiled. KGMB-HON (CBS) 6/25/16 (clip not available online)

Alum Helen Grieco is the founder of Brave People, a nonprofit organization that offers training in self-defense, healthy mind and body, media deconstruction and economic literacy. Argus-Courier 6/24/16

Alumna and Iranian-American philanthropist Neda Nobari recently provided a $5 million gift to establish SF State's new Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies. Chronicle of Philanthropy 6/27/16


Kenneth Monteiro, dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, will participate in a community forum on June 28 to discuss "An Act to Provide for Single-sex Multiple Occupancy Bathroom and Changing Facilities in Schools and Public Agencies and to Create Statewide Consistency in Regulation of Employment and Public Accommodations," commonly known as "House Bill 2 (HB2): The Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act." San Francisco Bay News 6/24/16

Professor of Biology John Hafernik says the mysterious "zombie bee" parasite that kills honeybees has reached the southern United States after scientists confirmed a case in Virginia. OrovilleMR 6/23/16; KSL.com 6/23/16; The Fresno Business Journal 6/24/16; Capital Press 6/24/16  (This story was also distributed nationally by the Associated Press and posted to more than 30 additional media outlet websites.)

SF State senior Casey Spiegel performs in "Adventures in Tech (with Pillow Talk on the Side)," which recently premiered at San Francisco's PianoFight theatre. SF Gate 6/24/16

Former graduate student Ju Hong comments on the Supreme Court's recent ruling on immigration. KGO-SF (ABC) 6/23/16; KOFY-SF (ABC) 6/23/16 (clips not available online)

Alum DeWitt Cheng is the curator of the Stanford Art Spaces. Palo Alto Online 6/23/16 

Alumna and Iranian-American philanthropist Neda Nobari recently provided a $5 million gift to establish SF State's new Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies. Payvand Iran News 6/22/16 

The artwork of alum Marlene O'Neill will be featured at the Grangeville Bicentennial Historical Museum during Border Days this year. Clearwater Tribune 6/22/16

SF State researchers conducted a study that showed that the temperature inside a vehicle can rise as many as 20 degrees in 10 minutes. AOL.com 6/24/16; The Sealy News 6/23/16

SF State is one of three public universities planning to expand student housing over the next decade to cope with San Francisco's affordability crisis. SF Examiner 6/23/16; KCBA (FOX) 6/23/16; KTVU (FOX) 6/23/16 (clips not available online)

An SF State student accused another student of cultural appropriation because of his hairstyle. Eerie Reader 6/22/16RawStory 6/21/16


SF State researchers conducted a study that showed that the temperature inside a vehicle can rise to 114 degrees on a 95 degree day and will rapidly rise to 140 in under an hour even with the windows open. Tucson Sentinel 6/22/16 

Alum Faith Brower has been appointed the Haub Curator of Western American Art at the Tacoma Art Museum. ArtFix Daily 6/21/16 

Student Sarah Rubin will drive cross-country this summer carrying supplies for two bike riders raising money for cancer research. East Bay Times 6/21/16

An SF State student accused another student of cultural appropriation because of his hairstyle. Planet Jackson Hole 6/22/16;News24 6/21/16 


Recent graduate Richard Polote Jr. was the undergraduate speaker at SF State's 115th Commencement ceremony. Savannah Now 6/20/16

Alum Kari Byron was one of the hosts of the television show "MythBusters" and appears on "Thrill Factor" and the Travel Channel. Gazette Review 6/20/16

A presentation by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat at SF State was disrupted by protestors. The Jewish Press 6/21/16 

A man was shot and killed Saturday morning near the SF State campus. SF Gate 6/20/16


Research conducted by Ryan Howell, associate professor of psychology, found that both material and experiential purchases initially make people happy, but experiences continued to provide happiness long after the event. LaCrosse Tribune 6/19/16 

Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Patrick Tierney recently conducted a survey of park usage in Marin County. Marin Independent Journal 6/18/16 

Professor of History Marc Stein is interviewed about violent attacks on LGBT establishments. Patch.com 6/18/16 

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is interviewed about turnover at the Oakland Police Department. KCBS-AM 6/17/16 (clip not available online) 

SF State student Shiba Bandeeba discusses student protests against proposed tuition increases. The Nation 6/20/16

Alum Masashi Niwano of the Center for Asian American Media is interviewed. KGO-SF (ABC) 6/20/16; KOFY-SF 6/19/16 (clips not available online)

Alum Edwin Leon Coleman, a political and social activist, was an English professor at the University of Oregon. The Register-Guard 6/19/16

Alum Scott Cutler, curator of the University of Texas at El Paso’s Centennial Museum, is retiring. El Paso Herald-Post 6/19/16

Alum and professional trumpeter Chad Goodman is the founder of Elevate Ensemble. Forbes 6/20/16

Former SF State students Jesse Lemme Adams and Lauren Bjeldeare are members of the indie swing band Royal Jelly Jive. Argus Courier 6/19/16

SF State's Project Rebound program, which aims to eliminate higher education barriers for formerly incarcerated individuals, is expanding to seven additional California State University campuses. Inland Valley Daily Bulletin 6/19/16

An SF State student accused another student of cultural appropriation because of his hairstyle. Missoula Independent 6/20/16  

A man was shot and killed Saturday morning near the SF State campus. San Francisco Examiner 6/20/16; KRON4 6/20/16   

SF State's Coppola Theatre was one of the screening sites for the 18th Annual San Francisco Black Film Festival last weekend. San Francisco Bay View 6/19/16  

An SF State nursing student lived in one of six buildings destroyed by fire in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood last weekend. San Francisco Examiner 6/19/16 

According to SF State's Department of Earth and Climate Sciences (formerly called geosciences), in just 10 minutes, the temperature inside a vehicle can increase by almost 20 degrees. Abilene Reporter-News 6/19/16; Tucson Sentinel 6/19/16; The Daily Citizen 6/18/16

A presentation by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat at SF State was disrupted by protestors. The Jerusalem Post 6/18/16

 


Professor of Geography and Environment Jason Henderson co-authored a new book titled "Low Car(Bon) Communities: Inspiring Car-Free and Car-Lite Urban Futures." Streetsblog SF 6/16/16

Professor Emeritus Manfred Wolf recently published the memoir “Survival in Paradise: Sketches from a Refugee Life in Curaçao.” J Weekly 6/17/16 

Professor Emeritus Gerald Heather is interviewed about the presidential candidates. KGO-SF (ABC) 6/17/16 (clip not available online)

Recent SF State graduate Jillian Sobol was born and abandoned by her mother at the university from which she would ultimately graduate. Watertown Daily Times 6/17/16 

SF State is one of 12 Northern California universities splitting a $50 million donation from the Koret Foundation to fund scholarships and improvements in technology and research. Chronicle of Philanthropy 6/17/16; San Jose Mercury News 6/16/16; KSBW (NBC) 6/17/16; Capital Public Radio 6/16/16; KCBS-AM 6/16/16 (clips not available online)

SF State's Project Rebound program, which aims to eliminate higher education barriers for formerly incarcerated individuals, is expanding to seven additional California State University campuses. KOVR-SAC (CBS) 6/16/16 (clip not available online)

An SF State student accused another student of cultural appropriation because of his hairstyle. Arizona Daily Sun 6/16/15

SF State hosted a June 4 National Day of Civic Hacking event, a 24-hour gathering in which developers — mainly undergraduate students — used open-sourced federal and Bay Area data to create tools for accessing community needs, from health care to housing. Alternet 6/16/16 

 


Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel likens the use of budgetary set-asides to other restrictive state taxation and budgetary measures, such as Proposition 13, which imposed limits on California’s property taxes. San Francisco Examiner 6/16/16 

Professor of Management Mitchell Marks comments on Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn. Wall Street Journal 6/16/16 

Miriam Smith, associate professor of broadcast communication arts, discusses the FBI's decision not to use the Orlando gunman's name when providing the public with updates, and whether or not the media has the responsibility to inform the public of that information. KTVU-SF (FOX) 6/15/16 (clip not available online)

Alum, actor and jazz singer Jimmy Borges recently died. NBC News 6/16/16

Alum Ethan Cheever is the new principal for Harvest Park Middle School in Pleasanton, California. Patch 6/15/16

Alum Tetsuden Kashima is retiring from his position as Asian American studies professor at the University of Washington and recalls participating in student strikes at SF State in the 1960s.  International Examiner 6/15/16 

Alum Mariya Taher is the co-founder of Sahiyo, a group of anti-khatna (also known as female genital mutilation) activists. South China Morning Post 6/16/16

Former student Amy Cancelmo is co-curator of “ISO (In Search Of) Queer Gods,” a show featuring 16 queer artists at Root Division in San Francisco. SF Gate 6/15/16 

Former SF State students Jesse Lemme Adams and Lauren Bjeldeare are members of the indie swing band Royal Jelly Jive. The Press Democrat 6/16/16 

SF State is one of 12 Northern California universities splitting a $50 million donation from the Koret Foundation to fund scholarships and improvements in technology and research. KQED-FM 6/16/16 (clip not available online)

SF State researchers recently collaborated on a study of Marin County park and open space use that found existing barriers to access for Latinos and seniors. Point Reyes Light 6/16/16

 


In this article, Elgin Tucker Jr., lecturer in the College of Ethnic Studies, writes about consumer protection and computer fraud. Computerworld 6/15/16

Student Kevin Macaraeg is interviewed about the upcoming presidential election. International Business Times 6/15/16

Alum Heather Sladdin is a writer and poet in South Australia. InDaily 6/15/16

Recent graduates Ashley Lunsford and Zachary Knowlton were married at San Francisco's City Hall after their SF State Commencement ceremonies. Del Norte Triplicate 6/14/16

According to SF State's Department of Earth and Climate Sciences (formerly called geosciences), temperature in a car can increase up to 20 degrees in 10 minutes during daytime hours and more than 40 degrees in an hour. Eastern Arizona Courier 6/15/16

After its founding, PlayGround, a Bay Area theatre company, formed a two-year partnership with SF State. American Theatre 6/15/16

SF State's literary magazine, Fourteen Hills, was named after hills in San Francisco. SFist 6/14/16

 


Professor of Kinesiology Marilyn Mitchell is featured in the July issue of Women's Running magazine. Adweek 6/14/16

Associate Professor of Astrophysics Stephen Kane is among a team of researchers who have discovered a new planet that orbits two suns simultaneously. Room magazine 6/14/16 (copy and paste link into web browser if not functioning); (e) Science News 6/13/16; Science Codex 6/14/16; Laboratory Equipment 6/14/16 

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is interviewed about GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's statements pertaining to the recent shootings at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. KCBS-AM 6/13/16 (clip not available online)

Jason McDaniel, assistant professor of political science, discusses the "casual racism" of Donald Trump and the GOP presidential candidate's appeal to white nationalists. KCBS-AM 6/12/16 (clip not available online)

Alum Michelle Guido is the spokesperson for the Orlando Police Department. KNTV-SF 6/13/16 (clip not available online)

Alum Anna Thea is a sex educator and intimacy coach in Nevada City, California.  6/13/16 The Union 


Jason McDaniel, assistant professor of political science, discusses the "casual racism" of Donald Trump and the GOP presidential candidate's appeal to white nationalists. KCBS 6/12/16 (clip not available online)

In this editorial, Professor Emeritus Mark Phillips describes alternatives to teaching and learning practices used in the Tamalpais Union High School District in Marin County. Marin Independent Journal 6/12/16

Connie Ulasewicz, professor of consumer and family studies, talked about sustainability in fashion during a panel discussion hosted by the Commonwealth Club of California. KQED 6/11/16; 6/10/16 (clip not available online)

Alum Mariya Taher is the co-founder of Sahiyo, a group of anti-khatna (also known as female genital mutilation) activists. Los Angeles Times 6/12/16 

Alum Sibongile Khumalo is the chairwoman of Pan African Genesis, a nonprofit organization that focuses on socio-economic upliftment for South African military veterans. Independent Online 6/11/16  

Alum Rachel Ashton is a visual journalist and recently received a Pacific Southwest Emmy Award in the category of News - Arts/Entertainment for her work. Las Vegas Review Journal 6/12/16

Recent SF State graduate Jillian Sobol was born and abandoned by her mother at the university from which she would ultimately graduate. 105.9 FM WXDE 6/11/16 (clip not available online)

For its annual worldwide competition, Architecture at Zero 2016 has challenged participants to create a zero net energy (ZNE) student housing project on the SF State campus. Dexinger 6/13/16 

If approved and funded, the Muni Subway Expansion Project promises a continuous tunnel from Embarcadero to Park Merced that will run four-car trains the entire length of the M-line and serve SF State. San Francisco Examiner 6/12/16

The Obama administration and 15 higher education public and private institutions from across the country launched the Fair Chance Higher Education Pledge June 10 to reduce barriers to higher education faced by those who have been in contact with the criminal justice system. The Bradford Era 6/11/16 

 


Former creative writing student Sabrina Monet was inspired by Professor Robert Gluck, emeritus faculty member. The Bold Italic 6/10/16

Graduate student Roe McDermott discusses the Brock Turner rape case. The Irish Times 6/10/16

Recent graduate Naomi Outlaw discusses the stress of graduating from college. WBFO-FM 6/9/16; WBUR 6/9/16; 101.9 WDET 6/9/16 (clips not available online)

Alum Sarah Dunbar is an entrepreneur and the owner of Pretty Penny, a vintage clothing store in Oakland. Fortune 6/10/16

The Obama administration and 15 public and private institutions from across the country today launched the Fair Chance Higher Education Pledge to reduce barriers to higher education faced by those who have been in contact with the criminal justice system. KRWG 6/10/16


Political Science Professor Robert Smith comments on the presidential race. The Journal of Turkish Weekly 6/9/16

Jason Henderson, professor of geography and environment, commented on a proposed San Francisco ballot measure that would provide additional funding for the Bay Area Rapid Transit system. KQED 6/9/16 (clip not available online)

Raquel Pinderhughes, professor of urban studies and planning, discusses how homelessness, housing prices, gentrification and other issues affect cities such as San Francisco, Portland and Seattle. SF Weekly 6/8/16

Shannon Perry, emeritus professor of nursing, accompanied the first life-flighted premature baby nearly 50 years ago at what is now Children's Hospital of Illinois. WHOI (ABC) 6/9/16; WYZZ (Fox) 6/8/16; WMBD (CBS) 6/8/16, 6/9/16 (clips not available online); Peoria Public Radio WCBU-FM 6/8/16; CI News 6/8/16; CI Proud 6/8/16

SF State professors provided syllabi and feedback to the San Francisco Unified School District teacher who recently taught the nation's first on-site high school LGBT course. San Francisco Bay Times 6/9/16

Recent SF State graduate Jillian Sobol was born and abandoned by her mother at the university from which she would ultimately graduate. WIBX-AM 6/9/16; Delaware 105.9 6/9/16; KDKA-AM 6/9/6; KTRS-AM 6/9/16; KSL-AM 6/9/16; KLIF-AM Dallas 6/8/16 (clips not available online)

Alum Monique Svazlian Tallon is an executive coach based in Los Angeles who works to empower women. Armenian Mirror Spectator 6/9/16

Alum Lynn Hershman Leeson, an artist who works, teaches and exhibits in the Bay Area, is the subject of a 384-page, large-format book just released in the U.S. by German art publisher Hatje Cantz Verlag. San Francisco Chronicle 6/8/16

Musician and filmmaker Boots Riley studied film at SF State. Filmmaker Magazine 6/8/16


Professor of Political Science Robert Smith comments on California's presidential primary results. SF Gate 6/8/16 

Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel shares his thoughts on California's political primary results, as well as San Francisco's local results. KOFY- SF ABC7 News 6/7/16 (clip not available online); San Francisco Chronicle 6/7/16 

Marcela García-Castañon, assistant professor of political science, discusses the ways in which Latino voters are shaping the political landscape in California and the nation. NBC News 6/7/16

Research conducted by Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Professor Nina Roberts shows that many Blacks are anxious about the people they might encounter in parks, a wariness that gets passed on through the generations. Nonprofit Management 6/7/16 

Alum Ashlee Hicks Eastman received a doctor of physical therapy degree from the joint program at the University of California, San Francisco and SF State. Nevada Appeal 6/8/16 

A poem by alum and author Heather Sladdin is featured. InDaily 6/8/16

AlumSiobhan Brooks is an assistant professor of African Studies at California State University, Fullerton and will discuss "Black Lives Matter" at a League of Women Voters forum in Costa Mesa on June 17. Orange County Register 6/7/16 

Former student Luke Savala is a member of the band Royal Jelly and studied trombone at SF State. Grateful Web 6/7/16 

 


Assistant Professor of Political Science Marcela García-Castañon shares her thoughts on how Hispanics have changed politics in California leading up to today's primary election. NBC News 6/7/16

Professor of Political Science Robert C. Smith comments on the impact of term limits on California's 11th District State Senate race. Norcal Record 6/6/16

Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on the effectiveness of negative political fliers. San Francisco Magazine 6/6/16

Recent SF State graduate Jillian Sobol was born and abandoned by her mother at the university she would ultimately graduate from. Irish Examiner 6/7/16

Alum Marie Mallare-Jimenez will be teaching a two-week Filipino language and culture course for children at San Joaquin Delta College. Stockton Record 6/6/16

Alum Janis Hashe will be teaching a community theater course, "Shakespeare for the Elizabethan Impaired," this summer at Cabrillo College. Santa Cruz Sentinel 6/5/16

The ceramic artwork of alum Richard Van Buren is featured in this article. Hyperallergic 6/5/16


The following clips reference recent SF State graduate Jillian Sobol, who was born and abandoned by her mother at the university she would ultimately graduate from. WGN-TV 6/3/16; Napa Valley Register 6/3/16; CNS News 6/4/16; Lewiston Sun Journal 6/5/16; KHOU-TV (CBS) 6/5/16 (Note: This clip was posted to 19 additional news media websites.); The News Eagle 6/5/16; WBBM-AM 6/5/16 (clip not available online); KCBS-AM 6/5/16 (clip not available online)

Department of Special Education and Communicative Disorders Professor Pamela Wolfberg spoke about inclusive education for children with autism at this year's PERMATA International Conference. New Straits Times Online 6/6/16

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman discussed how violent anti-Trump protests could help Trump's presidential election. KCBS-AM 6/4/16 (clip not available online)

Alum Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's play "The Totalitarians" premieres June 22 in Sacramento. Village Life 6/5/16

Alum Jayshree Ullal, president and CEO of Arista Networks, has been ranked 30th in Forbes Magazine's "America's Richest Self-Made Women" list. The Better India 6/4/16

Alum Ray Jivoff, interim artistic director for Milwaukee's Skylight Music Theatre, and his partner C. Michael Wright are profiled in this article. Wisconsin Gazette 6/4/16

Alum Natalie Reeder, a wildlife biologist at San Francisco International Airport, was a guest on the WBUR-FM game show "You're the Expert." WBUR-FM 6/4/16 (clip not available online)

The works of poet Jewelle Gomez, a former staff member at The Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives at SF State, are spotlighted in this article. Truthout 6/5/16

Mike Ornelas, who completed SF State's peer specialist certificate program, is now a post-hospitalization mentor for psychiatric patients. San Francisco Chronicle 6/3/16

Jimmy Borges, Hawaiian jazz vocalist and former SF State football player, died at age 80. Honolulu Star Advertiser 6/1/16; Hawaii Public Radio 5/31/16; KHNL-HON (NBC) 6/3/16 (clip not available online)

A College of Ethnic Studies faculty member discussed the Palestinian diaspora in a radio segment. KPFA-FM 6/3/16

SF State's speech code was referenced in a segment about conservative students and political activism. C-SPAN 6/5/16 (clip not available online)


The following clips reference recent SF State graduate Jillian Sobol, who was born and abandoned by her mother at the university she would ultimately graduate from. San Francisco Chronicle 6/2/16; WCBS-NY (radio) 6/2/16 (clip not available online); Delaware 105.9 6/2/16 (clip not available online); WWJ-AM 6/3/16 (clip not available online); WBBM-AM 6/3/16 (clip not available online); KFSN-FRES (ABC) 6/2/16 (clip not available online); KCBS-AM 6/3/16 (clip not available online); WEVV-TV (CBS) 6/3/16 (clip not available online); Little Things 6/2/16; Baby Center 6/2/16; The Christian Post 6/2/16; Valdosta Today 6/3/16; WSAU-AM/FM 6/3/16; Hattiesburg American 6/3/16; WND 6/2/16

A graphic novel written by Professor of History Trevor Getz now has its own digital education app. PC Magazine 6/3/16

Five students from SF State's men's soccer team will be playing for the San Francisco City Football Club in its inaugural Premier Development League season. San Francisco Examiner 6/3/16

Recent SF State graduates Claudia Corona and Adriana Garcia are profiled in this article. El Tecolote 6/2/16

Carlos Barón, a retired professor of theatre arts, wrote a column about the multicultural diversity of San Francisco's art scene. El Tecolote 6/2/16

Alum Paul Terry is retiring as superintendent of the Hanford Elementary School District. The Hanford Sentinel 6/3/16

Alum and pianist Erik Flaten will be performing at a memorial concert June 3 in Richland, Washington. Tri-City Herald 6/2/16

A 2007 campus mural controversy is referenced in this article. J. Weekly 6/2/16

This opinion piece references a presentation by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat that was disrupted by protestors. FrontPage Magazine 6/3/16 


The following clips reference recent SF State graduate Jillian Sobol, who was born and abandoned by her mother at the university she would ultimately graduate from. (Note: This story was also distributed nationally by the Associated Press and posted to more than 125 additional media outlet websites.) Inside Edition 6/1/16; KGO-AM 6/1/16 (clip not available online); WSMV-NAS (NBC) 6/1/16 (clip not available online); KSL-AM 6/2/16; WGN-TV 6/1/16; The Republic 6/1/16; The San Diego Union-Tribune 6/1/16; Miami Herald 6/1/16; USA Today 6/1/16; FOX News 6/1/16; Minneapolis Star Tribune 6/1/16; ABC News 6/1/16; Houston Chronicle 6/1/16; Seattle Post Intelligencer 6/1/16; The Washington Post 6/1/16; San Francisco Chronicle 6/1/16; Philadelphia Inquirer 6/1/16; San Antonio Express-News 6/1/16; Albany Times Union 6/1/16; WABC-TV (ABC) 6/1/16; KGO-SF (ABC) 6/1/16; The Detroit News 6/1/16; St. Louis Post-Dispatch 6/1/16; Las Vegas Sun 6/1/16; Memphis Sun Times 6/1/16; The Kansas City Star 6/1/16; Honolulu Star-Advertiser 6/1/16; The Charlotte Observer 6/2/16; Columbus Ledger-Enquirer 6/2/16; ABC Columbia 6/2/16; WLS-TV (ABC) 6/2/16; FOX 29 News 6/2/16

Professor of Management John Sullivan shares his thoughts on the smartest ways to attract and keep the best talent for your workplace. The Wall Street Journal (updated) 6/1/16

Five students from SF State's men's soccer team will be playing for the San Francisco City Football Club in its inaugural Premier Development League season. San Francisco Chronicle 6/2/16

A College of Ethnic Studies faculty member discussed the Palestinian diaspora in a radio segment. KCSB-FM 6/1/16 (clip not available online)

Alum Nick Waterhouse will be performing at a B.B. King R&B tribute concert. The Desert Sun 6/1/16

The 2016 San Francisco Black Film Festival will open June 16 at SF State's Coppola Theater. San Francisco Bay View 6/1/16


The following clips reference recent SF State graduate Jillian Sobol, who was born and abandoned by her mother at the university she would ultimately graduate from. (Note: This story was also distributed nationally by Cox Media Group and posted to more than 30 additional media outlet websites.) WTVT-TB (FOX) 6/1/16 (clip not available online); WFXT-BOS (FOX) 6/1/16; Good Morning America (ABC) 5/31/16; SFist 5/29/16; Politico 5/31/16; Yahoo News 5/31/16; Minnesota Public Radio 5/31/16; Live Action News 5/31/16; Newser 5/31/16; KABC-AM 5/31/16; National Right to Life News 5/31/16; ABC News 5/31/16; People Magazine 5/31/16; KTVU-SF (FOX) 5/31/16; New Zealand Herald 6/1/16; NDTV 6/1/16; Malaysian Digest 6/1/16; Independent Online 6/1/16; Atlanta Journal Constitution 6/1/16; Life News 6/1/16

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman comments on Donald Trump's relationship with the news media. KCBS-AM 5/31/16 (clip not available online)

Professor of Management John Sullivan shares his thoughts on the smartest ways to attract and keep the best talent for your workplace. The Wall Street Journal 5/31/16

Professor of Biology John Hafernik's research project, "ZombeeWatch," is mentioned in this article about the discovery of a new honeybee parasite in North America. Southeast AG Net 5/31/16

Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Holley is a co-author and researcher on a study linking physical ailments to the expression of negative emotions in long-term marital relationships. Sierra Sun Times 5/29/16 (clip not available online)

Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies Christen Tsuyuko Sasaki comments on President Obama's visit to Hiroshima, Japan. Elle Magazine 5/27/16

Communications student Kaitlin Gallagher is a cancer survivor working to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Pleasanton Weekly 5/30/16

Students Alejandra Vaca and Amanda Deda explored the cultural stigma around mental health issues for first-generation immigrants in their public service announcement "The Language of Healing." Today (NBC) 5/24/16

Former SF State baseball coach Augie Garrido has relinquished his duties as the head coach of the Texas Longhorns baseball team after a 48-year coaching career. KGO-SF (ABC) 5/30/16

Bud Harrelson, alum and former Major League Baseball player and coach, is profiled in this sports column. The New York Times 5/28/16

Alum Kathy Bramwell Ostram remembers her late husband, Vietnam veteran Steve Ostram, in this Memorial Day op-ed. Digital Journal 5/30/16

Naomi Silverman, alum and owner of Mendel's Art Supplies, is profiled in this interview piece. J. Weekly 5/26/16

An SF State study on the rate at which temperature rises inside vehicles is referenced in this article about the dangers of leaving pets in parked cars. Winston-Salem Journal 5/31/16

An SF State Family Acceptance Project publication on suicide attempt rates for LGBT youth is referenced in this article. Deseret News 5/30/16

This year's SF State Pow Wow included the gay pride rainbow flag in ceremonial proceedings. Indian Country Today Media Network 5/29/16

A photo of students practicing Chinese calligraphy at SF State's Confucius Institute is featured in these articles about the rumored closure of more than 60 U.S. Confucius Institutes. CRIEnglish.com 5/29/16; China.org 5/29/16


May

The following clips reference recent SF State graduate Jillian Sobol, who was born and abandoned by her mother at the university she would ultimately graduate from. Early Today (NBC) (distributed nationally) 5/31/16 (clip not available online); KGO-AM 5/30/16 (clip not available online); Cosmopolitan Magazine 5/30/16; Inside Higher Ed 5/31/16; The Washington Post 5/30/16; Time Magazine 5/31/16; Some News 5/31/16; New York Daily News 5/31/16; San Francisco Chronicle 5/31/16; Los Angeles Times 5/31/16

Former SF State baseball coach Augie Garrido has relinquished his duties as the head coach of the Texas Longhorns baseball team after a 48-year coaching career. KGPE-FRES (CBS) 5/30/16 (clip not available online)

Recent SF State graduate Richard Polote is profiled in this article. San Francisco Bay View 5/30/16

College of Business marketing employee Nguyen Pham was spotlighted on the Michelle Meow Show for his recent academic and community service achievements. KOFY-SF 5/29/16 (clip not available online)

Alum Masashi Niwano and his filmmaking achievements were featured on the program Beyond the Headlines. KGO-SF (ABC) 5/29/16 (clip not available online)

Recent SF State graduate Aliyah Shaheed is spotlighted in this article. Recordnet.com 5/28/16

The following clips reference a lawsuit brought by a former SF State employee. KTVU-SF (FOX) 5/30/16 (clip not available online); KCBA-TV (FOX) 5/30/16 (clip not available online); San Francisco Examiner 5/30/16

SF State's recent student protests were referenced in a segment about protestors at Donald Trump's California rallies. MSNBC 5/28/16 (clip not available online)

SF State's Commencement ceremony at AT&T Park was mentioned. KCBS-AM 5/27/16 (clip not available online)


Miriam Smith, associate professor of broadcast and electronic communication arts, is interviewed about Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker. CBS Evening News (distributed nationally) 5/26/16 

Alum Barrett Dahl has been named executive director of the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum in St. Helena. Napa Valley Register 5/26/16 

This article references a presentation by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat that was disrupted by protestors. J Weekly 5/26/16 


Geography and Environment Professor Jason Henderson's "Bicycle Geographies" class explores how infrastructure could make cycling from the Daly City BART station to SF State safer and more enjoyable. StreetsBlog San Francisco 5/25/16

Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Holley is a co-author and researcher on a study linking physical ailments to the expression of negative emotions in long-term marital relationships. The Daily Californian 5/25/16

This feature article spotlights SF State student Joel Angel Juárez, one of the journalists injured while trying to cover a demonstration inside San Francisco City Hall. KQED 5/25/16

Former Adjunct Professor Mark Hyde has been named director of human resources for the InterContinental San Francisco. Hospitality Net 5/26/16

Alum Kevin Clarke is featured in an article about his one-man entomology business, Bug Under Glass. Petaluma Argus Courier 5/25/16

SF State's 1960s student demonstrations are referenced in an article about the life of Blanche Hartman, a former San Francisco Zen Center abbess. San Francisco Chronicle 5/25/16


William Cochlan, a lecturer with SF State's Romberg Tiburon Center, is collaborating with other scientists to understand how ocean acidification affects phytoplankton. San Francisco Examiner 5/25/16

Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Holley is a co-author and researcher on a study linking physical ailments to the expression of negative emotions in long-term marital relationships. Science Blog 5/25/16

Professor Emeritus of Latina/Latino Studies Jose B. Cuellar will perform in concert with Dr. Loco's Rockin' Jalapeño Band May 28. Hollister Free Lance 5/24/16

Alum Alyssa Langelier wrote a column offering advice to women entering the IT profession. Entrepreneur Magazine 5/24/16

Alum Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's play "The Totalitarians" premieres June 22 in Sacramento. Broadway World 5/24/16

This article references a presentation by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat that was disrupted by protestors. San Diego Jewish Journal 5/24/16

This article references a hunger strike that came to an end after the University and student protestors reached an agreement related to funding for the College of Ethnic Studies. Diverse: Issues In Higher Education 5/24/16


The California State University is investigating accusations of racial bias in hiring practices at SF State. KGO-SF (ABC) 5/24/16 (clip not available online); KTVU-SF (FOX) 5/24/16 (clip not available online); KCBA-TV (FOX) 5/24/16 (clip not available online); San Francisco Examiner 5/24/16

Senior Naomi Outlaw discusses her experience as a “Stressed Out Graduate” in this radio commentary. KQED-FM 5/24/16

Alum Christopher Chen's play "Caught" will premiere Aug. 17 in New York. Broadway World 5/23/16

A photo of an SF State sign is featured in an article about a possible new contract for California State University faculty. East Bay Times 5/24/16

An SF State study on the benefits of pursuing extra-curricular activities is referenced in this article about hobbies that cost little or no money to take up. The Telegraph 5/23/16


Associate Professor of Africana Studies Dawn-Elissa Fischer is featured in an article about teaching hip-hop courses at the university level. Diverse: Issues In Higher Education 5/22/16

Student Cherokee White was a performer at the 16th annual Youth Conference and Empowerment Summit. Antioch Herald 5/20/16

A photo of Hannah Wodaje, president of SF State's Black Student Union, attending a vigil for a woman killed by police is featured in an article about the resignation of San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr. San Francisco Chronicle 5/20/16

Alum Alice Williams wrote a column on paths that can lead toward securing a job without first having an internship. Inside Higher Ed 5/22/16

Alum and Pakistani Kathak dancer Farah Yasmeen Shaikh is featured in an article about her artistic works. The Wire 5/22/16

Alum Imani Cezanne is 2016 Women of the World Poetry Slam co-champion. Tribeca Tribune 5/21/16

Alum Andrew Lam wrote a review of a new documentary about Cambodia, "Daze of Justice." National Catholic Reporter 5/21/16

Alum Chauncey Robinson wrote an opinion piece on the dangers of a Donald Trump presidency. People's World 5/19/16

A College of Ethnic Studies faculty member is quoted in this opinion piece about the University of California, Berkeley's International Islamophobia Conference in April. The Algemeiner 5/23/16

This article references a hunger strike that came to an end after the University and student protestors reached an agreement related to funding for the College of Ethnic Studies. USA Today College 5/22/16

This article references a presentation by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat that was disrupted by protestors. The Times of Israel 5/20/16

An SF State study on the benefits of creative activities is referenced in this article about the growing popularity of adult coloring books. Q Salt Lake Magazine 5/19/16


Assistant Professor of Cinema Cheryl Dunye is interviewed about the 20th anniversary of her film "The Watermelon Woman." Lenny 5/20/16

Alum Joi Lin Blake is a finalist for the president/superintendent position at Palomar College. The Coast News 5/19/16

This clip features a video of an aerial dance by Flyaway Productions to celebrate the 30th anniversary of SF State's Labor Archives and Research Center. SFist 5/19/16

Children from schools in the Mission District marched and waved flags representing Bay Area universities, including SF State, to promote awareness about attending college among Mission youth. El Tecolote 5/19/16

This article refers to an incident in which four journalists, including an SF State student, were injured while trying to cover a demonstration inside San Francisco City Hall. El Tecolote 5/19/16

This opinion piece refers to a hunger strike that came to an end after the University and student protestors reached an agreement related to funding for the College of Ethnic Studies. El Tecolote 5/19/16


Professor of History Marc Stein will be a speaker at the fifth annual Howard Grayson LGBT Elder Life Conference May 21. The Bay Area Reporter 5/19/16

Former faculty member Bruce Paton has been named dean of business and academic affairs at Menlo College. PRWeb 5/19/16

Alum Andrew Lam wrote a review of a new documentary about Cambodia, "Daze of Justice." Highbrow Magazine 5/18/16

Musician Alanis Morissette is suing her former business manager, SF State alum Jonathan Schwartz. Los Angeles Times 5/18/16

Alumni Rhonda Jefferson, Tomokazu Morikawa and Mark Rosenberg have received Mayor Ed Lee's 2015-16 San Francisco Unified School District Teacher of the Year honors; alum Jean Robertson was a Principal of the Year honoree. SFUSD News 5/10/16

SF State is mentioned for being in proximity to the new Parkmerced apartment complex, which announced it will give new residents a monthly credit to use Uber or Bay Area public transit. Fortune 5/19/16; KOVR-SAC (CBS) 5/19/16 (clip not available online); KBCW-TV 5/18/16 (clip not available online); Ars Technica 5/18/16

These articles refer to SF State's 1968 student strike and a hunger strike that came to an end after the University and student protestors reached an agreement related to funding for the College of Ethnic Studies. Mother Jones 5/19/16; Workers World 5/18/16


Professor of Information Systems Sameer Verma attended the fifth annual Developing the Caribbean Conference and Codesprint, which explored how the Caribbean could use data to drive its responses to global changes in the public and private sector. The Gleaner 5/18/16

An ethnic studies faculty member is quoted in this opinion piece about the University of California, Berkeley’s International Islamophobia Conference in April. Independent Journal 5/18/16

Professor Emeritus of Latina/Latino Studies Jose B. Cuellar will perform in concert with Dr. Loco's Rockin' Jalapeño Band May 28. Benito Link 5/17/16

Alum and retired California Highway Patrol Officer Monty Hight is promoting his new memoir, "Coincidence." Meade County Times-Tribune 5/18/16

Alum Andrew Lam wrote a review of a new documentary about Cambodia, "Daze of Justice." The Huffington Post 5/17/16

Former faculty member Lynda Weinman has been elected as board president for the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Santa Barbara Independent 5/17/16

SF State is mentioned for being in proximity to the new Parkmerced apartment complex, which announced it will give new residents a monthly credit to use Uber or Bay Area public transit. San Francisco Chronicle 5/18/16

A photo of soda bottles in a café refrigerator on SF State's campus is shown in an article about a new law requiring that display ads for sugary drinks carry risk warnings. San Francisco Chronicle 5/17/16

The history of SF State is chronicled in this article. The Culture Trip 5/7/16


Professor Emeritus of Education Mark Phillips wrote a column on the importance of listening to students' needs when pursuing educational reform. Marin Voice 5/15/16

Two Department of Design and Industry students, Ryssa Marquez and Trevor Meyers, were named "Designers to Watch" for their recent achievements in human-centered design. Interiors & Sources Magazine 4/1/16

Alum Linda Bauld has written an open response to the question "What does culturally sustaining pedagogy look like in the classroom?" Education Week 5/17/16

Alum David McDevitt formally filed for elective office in Cowlitz County, Washington, to compete in the August primary. The Daily News 5/17/16

Alum and Santa Fe High School teacher Barbara Gerber received a Teachers Who Inspire award. Santa Fe New Mexican 5/16/16

Alum Joi Lin Blake is one of three finalists in the running to be the new president/superintendent of the Palomar Community College District. The San Diego Union-Tribune 5/16/16

Alum Elvia Marta is retiring after 34 years of service with the dance department at Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts. San Francisco Chronicle 5/16/16

Alum Maria Orr is retiring after serving as an educator in Galt, California, for 24 years. The Galt Herald 5/11/16

SF State student volunteers are helping catalog photos of wildlife on Mount Tamalpais. Marin Independent Journal 5/16/16; The Mercury News 5/17/16; East Bay Times 5/17/16

A 1967 conference on psychedelics at SF State is referenced in this article about the legacy of psychedelia in America. The New Yorker 5/17/16


Associate Professor of History and South Asian Studies Christopher Chekuri comments on the debate over changing "India" to "South Asia" in new California textbooks. NBCNews.com 5/16/16

Assistant Professor of Cinema Ben Ridgway is featured in this profile on his award-winning short animation film "Cosmic Flower Unfolding." Visual News 5/15/16

In this article, Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee's struggle to control the city's direction in the wake of the city's recent police scandals. San Francisco Chronicle 5/14/16

Biology Lecturer Jonathan Stern comments on the possibility of a ship striking the humpback whales that have been feeding near the Golden Gate. KGO-SF (ABC) 5/14/16

Alum and retired California Highway Patrol Officer Monty Hight is promoting his new memoir, "Coincidence." Rapid City Journal 5/15/16

These articles reference a hunger strike that came to an end after the University and student protestors reached an agreement related to funding for the College of Ethnic Studies. Inside Higher Ed 5/16/16; San Francisco Bay View 5/13/16

"Agents of Change" — a new documentary about SF State's 1968 student-led strike — is featured in the following segments. KRON-SF (MyTV) 5/15/16; KQED-FM 5/13/16 (clips not available online)

SF State has issued a warning following three diagnosed cases of chicken pox on campus. KGO-SF (ABC) 5/14/16 (clip not available online)

A 2010 SF State study of gay couples is referenced in this article about the Italian Parliament's approval of same-sex civil unions. LifeSiteNews.com 5/13/16

The following piece refers to a presentation by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat that was disrupted by protestors. The Jerusalem Post 5/13/16


This column refers to Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Abdulhadi, who convened the first U.S. delegation to focus specifically on political imprisonment and solidarity between Palestinian and U.S. prisoners. CounterPunch 5/13/16

Associate Professor of Jewish Studies Eran Kaplan spoke about the history of Jewish settlement in the West Bank during a discussion series at the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center. JWeekly.com 5/12/16

Statistics from a study by the SF State Department of Geosciences are referenced in this report on the prevention of child suffocation deaths in cars. WFMY-TV (CBS) 5/12/13

These articles reference a hunger strike that came to an end after the University and student protestors reached an agreement related to funding for the College of Ethnic Studies. KQED-FM 5/13/16 (clip not available online); KTVU-SF (FOX) 5/12/16 (clip not available online); KCBA-TV (FOX) 5/12/16 (clip not available online); El Tecolote 5/12/16; Liberation News 5/12/16

Four journalists, including an SF State student, were injured while trying to cover a May 6 demonstration inside San Francisco City Hall. San Francisco Bay View 5/12/16

SF State is mentioned for being in proximity to a number of recent coyote sightings and pet attacks in Park Merced. KGO-SF (ABC) 5/12/16


These articles reference a hunger strike that came to an end after the University and student protestors reached an agreement related to funding for the College of Ethnic Studies. NBCNews.com 5/12/16; Nichi Bei Weekly 5/12/16; KCBS-AM 5/12/16 (clip not available online); KTVU-SF (FOX) 5/12/16 (clip not available online); KCBA-TV (FOX) 5/12/16 (clip not available online); KPIX-SF (CBS) 5/12/16 (clip not available online); KTVU-SF (FOX) 5/11/16; KOFY-SF (ABC) 5/11/16 (clip not available online); KCBS-AM 5/11/16 (clip not available online); KRXI-TV (FOX) 5/11/16 (clip not available online); KCBA-TV (FOX) 5/11/16 (clip not available online); San Francisco Examiner 5/11/16; San Francisco Chronicle 5/11/16; KRON-TV 5/11/16; SFBay.ca 5/11/16; KGO-SF (ABC) 5/11/16; KRON-TV 5/11/16; San Francisco Patch 5/11/16; Twitchy.com 5/11/16; Fusion 5/11/16; Telesur 5/11/16; NBC Bay Area 5/11/16

Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell comments on the effects of debt-related stress on a person's overall happiness. The Alternative Daily 5/12/16

Master's student Karen Backe with the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies commented on her use of harbor seal data collected by Elinor Twohy each pupping season. The Press Democrat 5/12/16

Associate Professor of Economics Philip G. King has contributed to modeling sea level rise scenarios in the next 100 years for five California beaches. La Jolla Light 5/11/16

Journalism student Lupita Uribe Hernandez shares her perspective on walking the thin line between her Mexican heritage and Californian upbringing. KQED-FM 5/11/16

Student Maria Contreras and alum Esteban Burchard speak out about the lack of diversity in the hiring of laboratory scientists and how it is negatively impacting research efforts to aid people of different ethnicities. BuzzFeed 5/11/16

Business student Mayra Villareal shot a viral video of a Muni driver's racist rant. WXIN-IN (FOX) 5/11/16 (clip not available online)

Alum Sue Taylor is a finalist in Berkeley’s competition to award a new pot shop permit. East Bay Express 5/12/16

Alum Chauncey K. Robinson wrote an opinion piece on socialism and what it can mean for Americans in the 21st century. People's World 5/11/16

Alum Elena Berliner has been hired by the Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board as a youth resource advocate. Los Alamos Daily Post 5/11/16

Alum Kunal Prasad will make his Cutting Ball Theater acting debut in "A Dreamplay." Broadway World 5/11/16

SF State is mentioned in an article about the upcoming temporary closures of more than 1,000 parking spaces in the Park Merced area during the next two years. San Francisco Examiner 5/12/16

Four journalists, including an SF State student, were injured while trying to cover a demonstration Friday night inside San Francisco City Hall. New America Media 5/11/16

The San Mateo County Parks Department is partnering with SF State's Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism to survey visitors about their park experience. Half Moon Bay Review 5/11/16


SF State President Les Wong will meet with negotiators to discuss budget issues in the College of Ethnic Studies. KCBA (FOX) 5/10/16; KOFY-SF 5/10/16; KRXI (FOX) 5/10/16; KGO-SF 5/10/16 (clips not available online)

Karina Nielson, director of SF State's Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, co-authored a paper published in Ecology Letters about the effects of ocean acidification on California mussels.Monterey County Herald 5/11/16 ; UC California 5/6/16 ; Marin Independent Journal 5/10/16 

Jason Henderson, professor of geography and science, discusses the impact of fingerprinting requirements for drivers of ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft. KCBS-AM 5/10/16 (clip not available online)

Andrew Jolivette, chair of the Department of Indian Studies, is interviewed about the SF State hunger striker who was hospitalized and released. KUOW.org 5/10/16 ; KQED-FM 5/10/16 (clip not available online)

Members of the California Assembly and the Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus honored Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales, professor of Asian American Studies, for excellence in education. Monrovia Weekly 5/10/16 

Alum Hilary Kaplan recently translated a book of poetry titled "Rilke Shake." Portuguese American Journal 5/10/16 

Alum James Van Praagh is an author, self-identifying clairvoyant and co-producer of the Jennifer Love Hewitt-starring CBS drama "Ghost Whisperer." SF Gate 5/10/16 

Alum Chauncey K. Robinson is a writer and podcaster and was recently named social media editor of People's World. People's World 5/10/16

Business student Mayra Villareal shot a viral video of a Muni driver's racist rant. KRON-SF (MyTV) 5/10/16; KSWB-SD 5/10/16 (clips not available online)

Four journalists, including an SF State student, were injured while trying to cover a demonstration Friday night inside San Francisco City Hall. San Francisco Examiner 5/10/16 

One of the four SF State students who is hunger striking to protest funding issues in the College of Ethnic Studies was hospitalized. SF Gate 5/10/16; Napa Valley Register 5/10/16; KQED-FM 5/10/16 (clip not available online)


Associate Professor of Asian American Studies Valerie Soe is producing a documentary about an annual summer study tour of Taiwan called Love Boat: Taiwan. Focus Taiwan News Channel 5/11/16

Business student Mayra Villareal shot a viral video of a Muni driver's racist rant. KRON-SF (MyTV) 5/10/16 (clip not available online); San Francisco Examiner 5/9/16

Alum Mel Meléndez has been named editor-in-chief of the South Florida Business Journal. South Florida Business Journal 5/10/16

The Palm Springs Unified School District board will vote on whether to hire SF State alum Sandra Lyon as the district's new superintendent. The Desert Sun 5/9/16

Alum Sara Vaughn and her husband are profiled for their winemaking business. The Press Democrat 5/9/16

The SF State Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism has launched "The Diversity Style Guide" to assist journalists with making their writing more respectful and accurate. Journalism.co.uk 5/10/16

One of the SF State hunger strikers has been hospitalized. (Note: This story was picked up by the Associated Press and posted to more than 25 media outlet websites nationwide.) KTVU-SF (FOX) 5/10/16 (clip not available online); KPIX-SF (CBS) 5/10/16; KQED-FM 5/10/16 (clip not available online); San Francisco Chronicle 5/10/16; San Francisco Examiner 5/9/16

Four SF State students are holding a hunger strike to protest funding issues in the College of Ethnic Studies. KFBK-AM 5/10/16 (clip not available online); San Francisco Examiner 5/9/16; San Francisco Chronicle 5/9/16; KTVU-SF (FOX) 5/9/16 (clip not available online); KCBA-TV (FOX) 5/9/16 (clip not available online); KCBS-AM 5/9/16 (clip not available online); KPIX-SF (CBS) 5/9/16; KGO-SF (ABC) 5/9/16 (clip not available online); KQED-FM 5/9/16 (clip not available online); KOFY-SF 5/9/16 (clip not available online)


Professor of Psychology David Gard comments on pinpointing your daily motivational peak. Shape Magazine 5/9/16

Cinema student Yoel Iskindir's film "The Times" will be showcased at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Marin Independent Journal 5/7/16

Graduate students Jason Burmark, Moses Lee and Omar Shaikh developed a Google app that places augmented reality objects in real space. SlashGear.com 5/9/16

Former student Johnny Mathis is featured in this profile piece. South Bend Tribune 5/8/16

Former student M. Laine Wyatt is featured in this profile piece. Oxford American Magazine 5/9/16

SF State student volunteers are helping catalog photos of wildlife on Mount Tamalpais. San Anselmo-Fairfax Patch 5/8/16

Four SF State students are holding a hunger strike to protest funding issues in the College of Ethnic Studies. KPIX-SF (CBS) 5/9/16; KRON-TV 5/9/16; Mission Local 5/9/16; KTVU-TV (FOX) 5/9/16 (clip not available online); KCBS-AM 5/9/16 (clip not available online); San Francisco Patch 5/9/16; San Francisco Bay View 5/9/16

An episode of "United Shades of America" features an undocumented immigrant who is accepted to SF State and the University's support of undocumented students. CNN 5/8/16 (clip not available online)

An SF State study about the correlation between posture and mood is mentioned in this clip. KPLA-FM 5/6/16 (clip not available online)


SF State President Les Wong has written an opinion piece regarding a presentation by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat that was disrupted by protestors. JWeekly 5/5/16

Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on Republican voter turnout for California's upcoming presidential primary election. KNTV-SF (NBC) 5/5/16

Former SF State Professor Renee Saucedo has been named the new director of student equity and success at College of the Redwoods. KIEM-TV (NBC) 5/5/16

Cinema Lecturer Jesse Moss speaks about directing "The Bandit" — a documentary that was screened at this year's San Francisco International Film Festival. Hoodline 5/5/16

Alum Eric Kelly, chairman and CEO of Sphere 3D Corp., is profiled. The Wall Street Transcript 5/6/16

Alum Sharon Romano is running for the District 1 seat in the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors election. The Union Democrat 5/5/16

Former cinema and Africana studies student Boots Riley was selected to attend the Sundance June Directors Lab. Broadway World 5/5/16

This clip refers to the student hunger strike regarding the College of Ethnic Studies. KQED-FM 5/5/16 (clip not available online)

SF State’s proximity to a smoke shop is mentioned in reference to California raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products. KGO-SF (ABC); KXTV-SAC (ABC); KOFY-SF (ABC) 5/5/16


This article refers to a lawsuit brought by a former SF State employee. San Francisco Examiner 5/5/16

Former cinema and Africana studies student Boots Riley was selected to attend the Sundance June Directors Lab. Filmmaker Magazine 5/5/16

Ethnic Studies graduate student Erika Céspedes and alum Yosimar Reyes speak about the struggles of coming out to their families in this article. The Pioneer 5/5/16

Alum Maj Khan was named the vice president and market leader of Common Interest Management Services. PR Newswire 5/4/16

Alums Alexi Belchere and Devin Nelson are mentioned in an article about their Bay Area band the Y Axes. The Daily Californian 5/5/16

Alum Danny Glover is one of the recipients of the inaugural John Brown Freedom Award. Press Republican 5/4/16

Alum Keri Oldham is featured in this article about her artistic works. Papercity Magazine 5/5/16

SF State is mentioned in a new report that details sexual assaults on Bay Area campuses. KPIX-SF (CBS) 5/5/16

This article refers to scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northwest Fisheries Science Center and the Romberg Tiburon Center who will study how ocean acidification contributes to harmful algal blooms. Phys.org 5/5/16

This article refers to a SF State study conducted on to-do lists and mental imagery. The Sydney Morning Herald 5/6/16

This article refers to the student hunger strike regarding the College of Ethnic Studies. The Daily Caller 5/4/16

SF State is mentioned in an article about the recent wave of student protests at university campuses nationwide. YubaNet 5/4/16

SF State students have written an open letter explaining why they protested at a presentation by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat. Mondoweiss 5/5/16

These articles refer to a presentation by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat that was disrupted by protestors. The Algemeiner 5/4/16; Haaretz 5/4/16


David Matsumoto, professor of psychology, discusses tactics to spot a lie. IOL 5/4/16

Marsha Melnick, emeritus faculty member, will present a workshop on living with Parkinson's disease. Sequim Gazette 5/3/16

Research conducted by Erik Peper, professor of health education, suggests posture has an impact on energy levels. My Broadband 5/4/16

Catherine Kudlick, professor of history and director of the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability, discusses the book "Telethons." KPFA 4/29/16

An SF State student named Jyoti is interviewed about happiness. San Francisco Examiner 5/4/16

Four SF State students are holding a hunger strike to protest funding issues in the College of Ethnic Studies. The Daily Caller 5/4/16; The College Fix 5/3/16; KALW 5/3/16; KFBK-FM 5/3/16 (clip not available online)

The film "Agents of Change" examines the 1968 student strike to petition for black studies classes at SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 5/4/16

The cost of tuition at SF State in 1968 is mentioned. SocialistWorker.org 5/4/16

SF State is mentioned in this story about Palo Alto high school alumni. Palo Alto Online 5/4/16

Singer Janis Joplin performed at SF State in the 1960s. KQED-FM 5/3/16 (clip not available online)


Kim Komenich, assistant professor of journalism, discusses his book "Revolution Revisited." NBC Bay Area 5/2/16

Serina Sebilian, a graduate student at SF State's Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, is interviewed at the center's annual open house. Marin Independent Journal 5/1/16

CSU students protested the end of a four-year tuition freeze, and SF State student Shiba Bandeeba is interviewed. Campus Reform 5/3/16; KTVU-TV 5/2/16; KPIX-SF (CBS) 5/2/16 

Students at SF State protested the end of a four-year tuition freeze, and four students are holding a hunger strike to protest funding issues in the College of Ethnic Studies. KNTV-SF (NBC) 5/3/16, 5/2/16; KRXI (FOX) 5/2/16; Noticias 14 5/2/16; Noticiero Telemundo 5/2/16; KCBA (Fox) 5/2/16 (clips not available online); KGO-TV (ABC) 5/2/16; KTVU-TV 5/2/16

Four SF State students are holding a hunger strike to protest funding issues in the College of Ethnic Studies. SF Examiner 5/2/16

Aerial dancers practiced at the J. Paul Leonard Library in preparation for the 30th anniversary celebration of SF State's Labor Archives and Research Center. ABC7 News 5/3/16; KGO-SF (ABC) 5/3/16 (clips not available online)

Alum Paul Chenard, founder of Velo Urbano, is a bicycle transportation advocate. Yareah Magazine 5/3/16

The vocal quartet New York Polyphony will perform a free concert this weekend as part of SF State's Morrison Artists Series. SF Gate 5/2/16

 


Neil Cohen, lecturer in marketing, discusses the soft drink industry's use of five-second commercials.

KNX-AM 5/1/16, 4/29/16 (clips not available online)

Dawn Mabalon, associate professor of history, is interviewed about Filipino farmworker-rights activist Larry Itliong. Yes! Magazine 5/1/16

Cheryl Dunye, assistant professor of cinema, is interviewed about the 20th anniversary of her film "Watermelon Woman." Hoodline 4/30/16 

Stan Goldberg, professor emeritus at SF State, cancer survivor and bedside hospice volunteer, is quoted in this article. The Sentinel Cumberlink.com 5/1/16 

Students at SF State plan to protest possible tuition increases as well as funding issues in the College of Ethnic Studies. KPIX-SF (CBS) 5/2/16; KCBA (Fox) 5/2/16 (clips not available online)

SF State student Marcus Ismael was interviewed about the recently approved "Gator Pass," which will provide students unlimited rides on Muni buses and light rail and at least a 25 percent discount on BART. SF Bay 5/1/16

Alum Xavier Hernandez has been named director of the Purdue University Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center. Inside Indiana Business 5/2/16  

Alum Sarita Britt recently retired from her position as deputy director of transit management at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. San Francisco Examiner 5/2/16 

Actor Danny Glover discusses his activism when he was a student at SF State. Local Memphis News 4/30/16; WPTY-MEM (ABC) (clip not available online)

Alum and writer Ben Fong-Torres discusses his interview with rock legend Janis Joplin. KQED 4/30/16 

Alum Robert Owen III is a candidate for District 4 supervisor in Kern County. KGET 4/20/16 (clip not available online)

Costa Rican director Andrés Zapata studied film and production at SF State. The Tico Times News 5/1/16 

According to a study by SF State researchers, gay black couples are "more likely to use condoms."  The Advocate 5/2/16 

Researchers at SF State found that having a new life experience outweighs material purchases when it comes to long-term effect on happiness. Southeast Missourian 5/2/16

SF State faculty members attended a U.S. Department of Education forum in April to discuss the UNESCO-Monk Institute "Math, Science & Music" project. Imperial Valley News 5/2/16 

The Urban Debate League's National Championship was held at SF State. NBC News 4/30/16 

 


April

Jo Volkert, interim vice president of student affairs, is quoted in a piece about the struggle for students to find housing at San Francisco-area universities and colleges. KQED 4/28/16

Subodh Bhat, professor of marketing, comments on the use of controversial advertising and branding tactics pertaining to the "Dump Trump" petition. San Francisco Chronicle 4/28/16

This article refers to a presentation by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat that was disrupted by protestors. Inside Higher Ed 4/29/16

This clip mentions that the opera "Alcina" will be performed this weekend at SF State's McKenna Theatre. KQED-FM 4/29/16 (clip not available online)


Maziar Behrooz, associate professor of history, discusses the military-economic aspects of the alliance between Iran and Russia. Zee News 4/28/16

"The Watermelon Woman," a 1996 film by Cheryl Dunye, assistant professor of cinema, has been restored and digitally remastered for worldwide release and will be screened at the Castro Theatre during the San Francisco International Film Festival. The Bay Area Reporter 4/28/16

In this op-ed, Nina Roberts, professor of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, discusses her research on the impact of off-leash dogs at Golden Gate National Recreational Area. The San Francisco Examiner 4/28/16

Sally Miller Gearhart, emeritus faculty member, became the first open lesbian in the country to receive a tenure-track faculty position and is the recipient of the Heritage of Pride, Pride Freedom Award during the 2016 San Francisco LGBT Pride parade. The Bay Area Reporter 4/28/16 

Caitlin Ryan, director of SF State's Family Acceptance Project, discussed the importance of supporting LGBTQ students at the "Let's Talk" symposium in Stockton.Record.net 4/27/16 

David Matsumoto, professor of psychology, discusses tactics to spot a lie. Columbia Daily Tribune 4/27/16

Mahmood Monshipouri, professor of international relations, wrote this article about U.S.-Saudi relations. Tehran Times 4/27/16

Alum William Sievert is a Bay Area artist. The Independent 4/28/16

Alum and photographer Colleen Mullins contributed a photo essay about canopy loss in New Orleans to Oxford American magazine. Oxford American Spring 2016 

Susan Courey, associate professor of special education and communication disorders, developed a math lesson that has students tap out a beat. Minnesota Public Radio 4/27/16

This story references an on-campus altercation that was caught on video. The Blaze 4/28/16 

SF State tuition is mentioned. Counter Punch 4/28/16

 


Maziar Behrooz, associate professor of history, discusses the military-economic aspects of the alliance between Iran and Russia. The Japan Times 4/27/16 

Susan Courey, associate professor of special education and communication disorders, developed a math lesson that has students tap out a beat. The Columbian 4/27/16 

Yassen Todorov, professor of music, will perform with the Millersville University Orchestra. Lancaster Online 4/26/16

Cristina Azocar, professor and chair of the Department of Journalism, comments on the number of women who hold management positions in the journalism field. Miami Herald 4/26/16

Cheryl Dunye, assistant professor of cinema, has been named a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation 2016 Fellow. Chronicle of Higher Education 4/24/16

Neil Cohen, lecturer in marketing, discusses the soft drink industry's use of five-second commercials. KNK-AM 4/26/16 (clip not available online)

Alum Fran Mires is a bilingual television producer with Al-Hurra. Asharq Al-Awsat 4/27/16 

Alum Ivar Satero, chief operating officer of the San Francisco International Airport, has been named director by Mayor Ed Lee. The Daily Journal 4/27/16; San Francisco Business Times 4/26/16

Alum Luis Alberto Mier owns La Canasta restaurant in San Francisco's Cow Hollow neighborhood.  Hoodline 4/26/16

Alum Judy Potter is profiled in this article. Del Norte Triplicate 4/26/16 


Trevor Getz, professor of history, is interviewed about a new app based on his graphic novel "Abina and the Important Men." KCBS-AM 4/24/16 (clip not available online)

Ray F. Tadio, associate professor of theatre and dance, will adjudicate the student choreography showcase at Hope College. Holland Sentinel 4/24/16

Dee Spencer, chair of the Department of Music, discusses the impact of artist and performer Prince on music and culture. KCBA (Fox) 4/22/16 (clip not available online)

Alum Laura Garroway Myers has been named principal of Tamalpais Valley Elementary School. Marin Independent Journal 4/24/16 

Student Kona Melissa Kawai is a Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival princess. The Rafu Shimpo 4/24/16 

A study conducted by SF State researchers found that about half of gay couples are in open relationships. Alternet 4/20/16


David Matsumoto, professor of psychology, discusses tactics to spot a lie. Gulf News 4/22/16 

A cookbook by Catriona Rueda Esquibel, associate professor in the College of Ethnic Studies, is reviewed. Los Angeles Times 4/22/16

Dee Spencer, chair of the Department of Music, discusses the impact of artist and performer Prince on music and culture. San Francisco Examiner 4/21/16; KCBA (Fox) 4/22/16, 4/21/16; KTVU-SF (Fox) 4/21/16; KRXI (Fox) 4/21/16 (clips not available online)

Associated Students Vice President of External Affairs Naeemah Charles comments on a new SF State fee, overwhelmingly approved via a student referendum last month, which paves the way for unlimited Muni use and a 25 percent BART discount for trips starting or ending at the Daly City stop. KQED 4/21/16; The Mercury News 4/22/16 

Former SF State student and musician Chris Braun comments on the new biopic about musician Miles Davis. Ross Valley Reporter 4/21/16

San Francisco State is mentioned among several CSU campuses in this story about Zika-fighting drones. Paradise Post 4/22/16

SF State researchers have found that the inside of a car can reach 115 degrees in an hour when it is hotter than 70 degrees outside. NBC Washington 4/21/16

SF State students initiated an anti-Islamophobia demonstration at UC Riverside as part of a day of action to protest police brutality. Press Enterprise 4/21/16

SF State will host information sessions about iD Tech camps. San Jose Mercury News 4/22/16 


David Matsumoto, professor of psychology, is featured in a photo that accompanies an article about lying. Kokomo Tribune 4/20/16 

SF State senior Pablo Ramirez is profiled in this story. KCRW 4/20/16; KUOW-FM 4/20/16; WESA-FM 4/20/16; KPCC 4/20/16; Milwaukee Public Radio 4/20/16; Capital Public Radio 4/20/16; WDDE 91.1 FM 4/20/16; Classical 89.5 4/20/16; WHYY 4/20/16; WNYC 4/20/16; WESA-FM 4/20/16; KUT 90.5 4/20/16 (clips not available online)

Alum Mojdeh Mehdizadeh has been named president of Contra Costa College. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 4/20/16 

Oscar-winning producer and alum Jonas Rivera will speak at SF State's 115th commencement May 27 at AT&T Park. San Francisco Examiner 4/20/16; Inside Higher Ed 4/19/16

A student involved in an on-campus altercation discusses its impact on her life since the incident. SF Weekly 4/19/16

Alum Jonathan Spector is a playwright and member of the current class of the Playwrights Foundation's Resident Playwrights Initiative. Broadway World.com 4/19/16

Due to San Francisco's high apartment rental rates, some students commute from distant communities. Vallejo Times Herald 4/1916

Suspects were apprehended in a series of purse snatchings, one of which occurred near SF State. Fox2 News 4/19/16

Some SF State students have aligned with City College of San Francisco union supporters. San Francisco Examiner 4/19/16


David Matsumoto, professor of psychology, discusses tactics to spot a lie. Metro 4/18 16; CBS News 4/18/16; The Japan Times 4/17/16; Today Online 4/17/16

Nadine Agosta, a lecturer in the child and adolescent development program, discusses ways to talk with children about homelessness. San Francisco Chronicle 4/15/16 

Sally Miller Gearheart, emeritus faculty member, became the first open lesbian in the country to receive a tenure-track faculty position. Hoodline 4/15/16

Student Hailey Browning is interviewed about her political party affiliation. Los Angeles Times 4/17/16 

SF State students Rhaven Innis and Shelby Baizar discussed the University's ethnic studies program during a Frisco Day celebration in San Francisco's Dolores Park. Mission Local 4/16/16

Alum and author Ernest Gaines discussed his early writing career. Weekends with Whitney! 4/17/16 (clip not available online)

This op-ed references an event held on campus by San Francisco Hillel that was disrupted by protestors. J Weekly 4/14/16

A delegation of activists attended two conferences co-sponsored by SF State's Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Studies program. Mondoweiss 4/17/16 


Research conducted by Ezequiel Morsella, assistant professor of psychology, reveals that complex ideas can enter consciousness automatically. Science Daily 4/14/16; Science Codex 4/14/16

Leonard Sklar, professor of earth and climate sciences, was part of a research team that discovered chemical weathering can control how susceptible bedrock in river beds is to erosion. Science Daily 4/14/16

Solar Simulator, a new app from Google's Project Tango designed by SF State graduate students, allows users to place solar systems in their own homes using augmented reality technology. Inverse 4/15/16

Alum Doug Gillespie is an English teacher at Hackettstown High School in New Jersey. Baristanet 4/15/16

Former student and roots rocker Chuck Prophet performs with his band Mission Express. Sacramento Bee 4/13/16

These articles refer to a presentation at SF State by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat that was disrupted by protestors. Long Island Exchange 4/15/16J Weekly 4/14/16; The College Fix 4/14/16

This story references an on-campus altercation that was caught on video. The College Fix 4/15/16


Stephen Kane, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, will speak to Tamworth Regional Astronomy Club members in July. The Northern Daily Leader 4/14/16

Research conducted by Ezequiel Morsella, assistant professor of psychology, reveals that complex ideas can enter consciousness automatically. Science Codex 4/14/16 

Charles Postel, professor of history, comments on the release of the Panama Papers and its impact on the discourse of the 2016 presidential candidates. Christian Science Monitor 4/13/16

Midori McKeon, professor of foreign languages and literature, teaches semester-long classes about the traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Nichi Bei 4/1/16

Wesley Ueunten, an associate professor in the Asian American Studies Department, showcases Okinawan music at various events, including the San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival. Nichi Bei 4/1/16 

R&B singer Kehlani will perform at an SF State event Thursday. NBC Bay Area 4/13/16

 


Grace Crickette, interim associate vice president of business operations, recently co-authored a paper outlining the steps to successful risk management. Canadian Underwriter 4/12/16

Alum and industrial designer T.J. Thomas is featured. Chicago Tribune 4/13/16 

Alum Steve Mackintosh recently joined the sales teams at DELux LED. Noozhawk 4/13/16 

Author Karen Ishizuka recently appeared at SF State. The Rafu Shimpo 4/12/16 

A presentation at SF State by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat was disrupted by protestors. KMVU 4/12/16; KAVT 4/12/16; CW55 4/12/16; KCAL-LA 4/12/16; KONG-SEA 4/12/16; XETV 4/12/16; KTAL-SHV 4/12/16; KSMO 4/12/16; WVTM-BIRM (NBC) 4/12/16; WBRE (NBC) 4/12/16; KASA-ABQ (FOX) 4/12/16 (clips not available online)

Republican Student Union members who support presidential candidate Donald Trump have faced protests from other students on campus. KPIX-SF (CBS) 4/12/16 

This story references an on-campus altercation that was caught on video. Family Security Matters 4/12/16 


James Dudley, lecturer in the School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, is interviewed about the San Francisco Police Department's use of force. KQED 4/11/16 (clip not available online)

Ramón Castellblanch, professor of health education, comments on KaloBios Pharmaceuticals' new pricing pledge. SF Gate 4/11/16

Joe Tuman, professor of communication studies, was interviewed about the labor agreement between Bay Area Rapid Transit and its major employee unions. Mercury News 4/11/16 

Kerry Fiero, adjunct professor in the College of Extended Learning's Music/Recording Industry program, helped organize a conference on women working in the music industry to be held April 16. SF Weekly 4/11/16

The Dutch quintet Calefax, a mixed ensemble comprised of reed instruments, will appear at SF State's McKenna Hall April 17. SF Gate 4/11/16 

A presentation at SF State by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat was disrupted by protestors. WDRG 4/12/16 (clip not available online)

This story references an on-campus altercation that was caught on video. FrontPage Mag 4/12/16


This story refers to SF State President Les Wong's call for civil discourse in light of recent campus events. San Francisco Examiner 4/11/16 

Professor and Chair of the Department of Latina/Latino Studies Alejandro Murguia is quoted in this story about Cuban literature. Ozy 4/11/16

Chanan Tigay, associate professor of creative writing, recently wrote his first book, "The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World's Oldest Bible." Tablet 4/11/16 

Antwi Akom, associate professor of Africana Studies, discusses the importance of educational technology to students. Parent Herald 4/11/16 

Mark Phillips, professor emeritus, wrote this column about educational reform. Marin Independent Journal 4/10/16

Led by Stephen Kane, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, a team of researchers has spotted an extrasolar planet about 117 light-years from Earth that boasts the most eccentric orbit yet seen. Albany Daily Star 4/10/16

Research conducted by Ryan Howell, associate professor of psychology, shows that buying material things to uphold an image doesn't make people happy. Tech Times 4/11/16

Computer engineering student Isaiah Neal teaches coding to elementary school students in Hollister, California. Benito Link 4/11/16

Student Eileen Soon teaches special needs students and is completing her master's degree in special education. Parent Herald 4/11/16

Design and industry students Brandon Lopez and Eric Renard won first place and $10,000 for their "City Cart" design in the Stanford Center for Longevity Design Challenge. KCRW-FM 4/9/16 (clip not available online)

Alum and author Maggie Nelson is profiled. The New Yorker 4/18/16

Alum and former San Francisco Mayor and California State Assemblyman Willie Brown Jr. attended the dedication of the Willie Brown Institute at SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 4/8/16

This article mentions former student Mickey Gemmill, who was the chairman of the Pit River Indian Tribe. Indian Country Today 4/10/16

The work of alum and artist Jeff Ray can been seen at a multi-sensory installation called "Cathedrals" at the San Diego State University Downtown Gallery. SDSU News Center 4/11/16

Alum Samantha Cummins is the new director of marketing and public relations at Goodwill Manasota in Florida. Bradenton Herald 4/11/16

Alum Danny Angel is the new voice of the Visalia Rawhide baseball team. Visalia Times-Delta 4/8/16

A presentation at SF State by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat was disrupted by protestors. Independent Media Review Analysis 4/9/16; J Weekly 4/8/16

California State University and its faculty may be close to an agreement that would avert an impending strike. SF Bay 4/8/16 


John Logan, professor in the labor studies program, comments on unionization efforts by graduate students in higher education. KQED-FM 4/8/16, 4/7/16; Classical 98.5 4/7/16; WHYY-FM 4/7/16; WNYC-FM 4/7/16; WAMU-FM 4/7/16; National Public Radio U.S. Cable 4/7/16; WBUR 4/7/16; KBFO-FM 4/7/16; 101.9 WDET 4/7/16; KUOW-FM 4/7/16; KNPR 4/7/16; KCRW-FM 4/7/16 (clips not available online)

Led by Stephen Kane, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, a team of researchers has spotted an extrasolar planet about 117 light-years from Earth that boasts the most eccentric orbit yet seen. Albany Daily Star 4/7/16 

Charles Postel, professor of history, comments on the release of the Panama Papers and its impact on the discourse of the 2016 presidential candidates. The World 4/6/16 

Student Valerie Higgins was a guest speaker at a fundraiser for Skyline College. Mercury News 4/8/16; Marin Independent Journal 4/8/16

Student Rex Halifa discusses efforts to support the College of Ethnic Studies and enhance it with the addition of Pacific Islander studies. KPFA 4/7/16

Alum and San Francisco-based printmaker Juan Fuentes, whose body of work spans more than four decades, will have a solo exhibition depicting the struggle of farm workers. El Tecolate 4/7/16 

Alum Maya Elisabeth is known as actor Whoopi Goldberg's "ganjapreneur" and recently launched Om Edibles, an all-female cannabis collective in the Bay Area. Chicago Business Journal 4/7/16 

A presentation at SF State by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat was disrupted by protestors. The Algemeiner 4/8/16Reason.com 4/7/16; Canadian Jewish News 4/8/16Inside Higher Ed 4/8/16JP Updates 4/8/6Canadian Jewish News 4/7/16Legal Insurrection 4/7/16

California State University and its faculty may be close to an agreement that would avert an impending strike. KNTV-SF (NBC) 4/8/16, 4/7/16; San Francisco Examiner 4/7/16

The author of this op-ed article makes a reference to SF State. The Blaze 4/8/16

A neighborhood near SF State is advertising townhome prices in the "low $1,000,000s." SF Gate 4/8/16

This story references an on-campus altercation that was caught on video. Splice Today 4/7/16

A reference is made to former SF State President S.I. Hiyakawa. KUIK Radio 4/7/16 (clip not available online) 


Charles Postel, professor of history, comments on the release of the Panama Papers and its impact on the discourse of the 2016 presidential candidates. The Detroit News 4/7/16 

Marc Stein, professor of history, wrote this article about North Carolina's "anti-anti-discrimination law." Raw Story 4/6/16

In 2012, researchers at San Francisco State University confirmed avian malaria for the first time in both resident and migratory birds in the Arctic. The Boston Globe 4/7/16 

Founded by an SF State professor in 2001, Pin@y (Pinay/Pinoy) Educational Partnerships is a service-learning program that connects students with Filipino-American history. Asian Journal 4/7/16 

An archive was recently dedicated to alum Willie L. Brown Jr. at SF State's J. Paul Leonard Library. California Employment Law 4/6/16

These stories reference an on-campus altercation that was caught on video. The Market Oracle 4/7/16; Huff Post Lifestyle UK 4/7/16; The Spectator 4/7/16Milwaukee Public Radio 4/7/16; KUT 90.5 4/7/16; WBEZ-FM 4/716; KNOW-FM 4/7/16; WHYY 4/7/16; WUNC-FM 4/7/16; WBFO-FM 4/7/16; WDDE 91.1 FM 4/7/16/; WNYC-FM 4/7/16; WAMU-FM 4/7/16; National Public Radio 4/7/16; Power 102 4/7/16; KNPR-radio 4/6/16; KOPB-FM 4/6/16; Capital Public Radio 4/6/16 (clips not available online)

This story about singer Justin Bieber's dreadlocks references an on-campus altercation that was caught on video. KGO-AM 4/6/16 (clip not available online)

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat was invited to speak about technology at SF State and was greeted by protestors. The Times of Israel 4/7/16The Jewish Press 4/7/16The College Fix 4/7/16; Breitbart News 4/7/16honestreporting.com 4/7/16RT 4/7/16PressTV 4/7/16The Blaze 4/7/16Breaking Israeli News 4/7/16Arutz Sheva 4/6/16;  Jerusalem Post Israel News 4/6/16 

California State University and its faculty may be close to an agreement that would avert an impending strike. SF Bay 4/6/16 


Charles Postel, professor of history, comments on the release of the Panama Papers and its impact on the discourse of the 2016 presidential candidates. Malta Independent 4/6/16; Martins Ferry Times Leader online 4/6/16;Iron Mountain Daily News 4/6/16Daily Mining Gazette 4/6/16Gloversville Leader-Herald 4/6/16Fox News Latino 4/6/16The Columbus Dispatch 4/6/16Naples Herald 4/6/16Marquette Mining Journal 4/6/16KSAT San Antonio 4/6/16Associated Press 4/6/ 16; Hamodia 4/6/16Morning Journal News 4/6/16 

Gail Baugh, lecturer in the Department of Consumer and Family Studies/Dietetics, restored a Victorian-style home in San Francisco's Hayes Valley neighborhood. The Wall Street Journal 4/6/16

This story references an on-campus altercation that was caught on video. Patch 4/5/16

Alum Marcia Somers is retiring from her position as Los Altos city manager on May 1. Paradise Post 4/5/16

Alum Marcus Gardley is a playwright and a professor at Colombia University. KQET (PBS) Monterey 4/6/16, 4/5/16 (clips not available online) 


Ronald Purser, professor of management, co-authored this article about mindfulness and self-care. Patheos 4/4/16

Peter Richardson, lecturer in the Department of Humanities, was mentioned in this article about speculation that singer Justin Timberlake was moving to Richmond, California. Beyond Chron 4/4/16

Marc Stein, professor of history, wrote this article about North Carolina's "anti-anti-discrimination law." History News Network 4/4/16

These stories reference an on-campus altercation that was caught on video (selected coverage; this story was covered by the Associated Press and picked up in multiple outlets). WCAV (CBS) 4/5/16 (clip not available online); The Global Dispatch 4/5/16; Southland Times 4/5/16 

Alum Marcia Somers is retiring from her position as Los Altos city manager on May 1. Santa Cruz Sentinel News 4/4/16; Marin Independent Journal 4/4/16  

Alum and realtor Hernan Jaramillo died while in police custody in Oakland in 2013. SF Gate 4/4/16

Coyotes have been sighted near the SF State campus. KNTV-SF (NBC) 4/5/16 (clip not available online)

SF State researchers have found that people who have creative hobbies are more innovative, helpful and team-spirited. WHMI-GR (Fox) 4/5/16 (clip not available online)


Jason McDaniel, assistant professor of political science, is interviewed about ranked-choice voting. The Atlantic 4/4/16

Led by Stephen Kane, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, a team of researchers has spotted an extrasolar planet about 117 light-years from Earth that boasts the most eccentric orbit yet seen. Albany Daily Star Gazette 4/4/16; Sci-Tech Daily 4/4/16 

These stories reference an on-campus altercation that was caught on video (selected coverage; this story was covered by the Associated Press and picked up in multiple outlets). WSOC-ATL (ABC) 4/4/16, 4/3/16; KPCC-FM 4/3/16; KNPR 4/3/16; KOPB-FM 4/3/16; Capitol Public Radio 4/2/16; KUOW-FM 4/3/16; KUT 90.5 4/3/16; WBEZ-FM 4/3/16; WBFO-FM 4/3/16; WUNC-FM 4/3/16; WYPR-FM 4/3/16; WESA-FM 4/3/16; KRXI-FOX 4/2/16; WTSB-TB (CBS) 4/2/16; KNTV-LV 4/2/16; KAPP (ABC) 4/2/16; WJW-CLE (FOX) 4/2/16; FM News 101-KXL 4/2/16; WTAM-AM 4/2/16; WHBQ-MEM 4/2/16; Weekend Express 4/2/16; KLIF-AM 4/2/16; WFTV-ORD (ABC) 4/2/16; WSB-ATL (ABC) 4/2/16; "The Greg Gutfield Show" (FOX) 4/3/16, 4/2/16 (clips not available online)

An on-campus altercation that was caught on video was referenced in this story about Justin Bieber's hairstyle. New York Daily News 4/4/16; Fashionista 4/3/16; WPIX-TV (CW) 4/3/16 (clip not available online)

The student who recorded a video of an on-campus altercation wants to press charges against one of the people involved. Atlanta Black Star 4/4/16; Rolling Out 4/3/16; WISH-TV 4/1/16

The author of "Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles" makes a reference to an on-campus altercation that was caught on video. Slate 4/4/16

A neighborhood near SF State is advertising townhome prices in the "low $1,000,000s." Curbed SF 4/4/16

SF State is the repository of more than 15,000 ancestral remains of the Ohlone Indian tribe. WCML-PBS 4/3/16 (clip not available online)


Led by Stephen Kane, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, a team of researchers has spotted an extrasolar planet about 117 light-years from Earth that boasts the most eccentric orbit yet seen. Albany Daily Star 4/1/16

The article references an altercation between two students that was caught on video (selected coverage; this story was covered by the Associated Press and picked up in multiple outlets). The Independent 4/1/16Rolling Out 4/1/16Politico 4/1/16KRON 3/31/16CNN 3/31/16Chicago Tribune 3/31/16San Francisco News 3/31/16Capitol Public Radio 3/31/16FOX News 3/31/16National Post 3/31/16Santa Rosa Press Democrat 3/31/16Teen Vogue 3/31/16Syracuse.com 3/31/16Washington Post 3/31/16ABC 7 Chicago 3/31/16New York Post 3/31/16SFist 3/31/16Perez Hilton 3/30/16Daily Caller 3/30/16;Hip-hop artist and SF State alum Paul S. Flores performed at Oxnard College on March 30. Ventura County Star 3/31/16 

Alum and family and marriage therapist Dianna Grayer is profiled. Argus-Courier 4/1/16 

This article features a photo taken at a Black Health Summit on air quality in Bay View-Hunters Point. San Francisco Bay View 3/31/16 


March

New data co-produced by Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel shows that supporters of Donald Trump tended to hold more "racial animus" than supporters of other presidential candidates. Christian Post 3/29/16 

These articles reference an on-campus altercation that was caught on video. WIBC 3/29/16; Houston Chronicle 3/29/16

Lecturer of Latina/Latino Studies Bridgette Davila is a candidate for San Francisco's Democratic County Central Committee. Bay Area Reporter 3/28/16

Led by Stephen Kane, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, a team of researchers has spotted an extrasolar planet about 117 light-years from Earth that boasts the most eccentric orbit yet seen. Daily Star 3/28/16

Professor Emeritus and "saxophone-playing anthropologist" Jose Cuellar performed in San Antonio on Monday evening. MySanAntonio.com 3/28/16

This article references a potential faculty strike at all California State University campuses, including SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 3/28/16


Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane comments on the science, or lack thereof, behind the film "Return of the Jedi." Space.com 3/28/16 

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman discussed the rhetoric used by terror groups such as ISIS. KCBS 3/27/16 (clip not available online)

A photo caption in this article about officer-involved shootings references a Facebook post written by an SF State alum. San Francisco Bay View 3/27/16

Alum Ben McClintock is the new vice president at Arvest Bank in Springdale, Arkansas. Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette 3/27/16

Professor and Chair of Music Dee Spencer performed with "The X Factor" alum Jason Brock on Saturday in San Francisco. Hoodline 3/26/16

Lecturer of Biology William Cochlan says researchers do not know all of the factors that might have contributed to a toxic algal bloom that delayed commercial crab season for months. ABC 7 San Francisco 3/25/16

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman says Governor Jerry Brown's silence on a longtime friend and supporter's plan to ship coal from the Port of Oakland is "stunning." San Francisco Chronicle 3/25/16

Professor of Anthropology Peter Biella is the co-producer of the documentary "Change Revisited," which tells the story of a family in Tanzania coping with cultural disruption and is based off of Biella's work documenting the family 30 years ago. Alaska Public Media 3/25/16

The Bay Area Television Archive at SF State remasters historic news footage and makes it publicly available online. KRON 3/25/16

A photo from a recent protest at SF State is referenced in a news segment about a company that pays community members for photos of news events. KTVU 3/25/16 (clip not available online)

 


Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Stephen Kane comments on the science, or lack thereof, behind the film "Return of the Jedi." Space.com 3/28/16

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman discussed the rhetoric used by terror groups such as ISIS. KCBS 3/27/16 (clip not available online)

A photo caption in this article about officer-involved shootings references a Facebook post written by an SF State alum. San Francisco Bay View 3/27/16

Alum Ben McClintock is the new vice president at Arvest Bank in Springdale, Arkansas. Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette 3/27/16

Professor and Chair of Music Dee Spencer performed with "The X Factor" alum Jason Brock on Saturday in San Francisco. Hoodline 3/26/16

Lecturer of Biology William Cochlan says researchers do not know all of the factors that might have contributed to a toxic algal bloom that delayed the commercial crab season for months. ABC 7 San Francisco 3/25/16

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman says Governor Jerry Brown's silence on a longtime friend and supporter's plan to ship coal from the Port of Oakland is "stunning." San Francisco Chronicle 3/25/16

Professor of Anthropology Peter Biella is the co-producer of the documentary "Changa Revisited," which tells the story of a family in Tanzania coping with cultural disruption and is based off of Biella's work documenting the family 30 years ago. Alaska Public Media 3/25/16

The Bay Area Television Archive at SF State remasters historic news footage and makes it publicly available online. KRON 3/25/16

A photo from a recent protest at SF State is referenced in a news segment about a company that pays community members for photos of news events. KTVU 3/25/16 (clip not available online)


Amy Casselman, lecturer in the American Indian Studies program, along with other SF State faculty and students, appealed to San Francisco's Human Rights Commission to address issues surrounding the College of Ethnic Studies. KCBA (Fox) Monterey, KTVU (Fox) San Francisco 3/25/16; KXRI (Fox) Reno, KCBA (Fox) Monterey, 3/24/16 (clips not available online)

Led by Stephen Kane, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, a team of researchers has spotted an extrasolar planet about 117 light-years from Earth that boasts the most eccentric orbit yet seen. Huffington Post 3/24/16

John A. Logan, professor of labor studies, discusses the U.S. Department of Labor's new rule expanding the range of activities that trigger the employer and consultant reporting requirements of the 1959 Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act. The Hill 3/24/16

Alum James Kass is the founder of Youth Speaks, which serves approximately 200,000 young people nationwide each year. KALW 3/24/16

SF State student Oscar Gamez Jr. is featured. Point Reyes Light 3/24/16

Student Brian Cheong is a Korean immigrant and plans to pursue a degree in international law. The International Examiner 3/24/16

Alum Michael Acker is a collage artist. Sonoma Index-Tribune. 3/24/16

Alum Sara Lissa Paulson is a librarian at City-As-School High School and an adjunct professor at Queens College in New York. Publishers Weekly 3/24/16

 


Alum Mryna Wacknov is a watercolor artist. The Independent 3/24/16 

Alums Shawnee and Shawnelle Gibbs are writers, illustrators and founders of Reel Republic. The Beat 3/23/16 

A fuel cell on the SF State campus generates electrical power to a local utility company's distribution grid. The Energy Times 3/24/16

Coyotes have been sighted in neighborhoods near SF State. KNTV-SF (NBC) 3/24/16 (clip not available online)

An essay by journalist Lillian Ross that examined writer Joan Didion's perspective on the 1968 student protests at SF State is discussed. Boston Review 3/24/16 

Beginning in 2017, SF State students will be eligible for the "Gator Pass," which will provide free Muni rides across San Francisco as well as discounted rides to and from the Daly City BART station, the station closest to the school. KCBS-AM 3/23/16 (clip not available online)


Joseph Tuman, professor of communication studies, is interviewed about the bombings in Brussels and presidential candidate Donald Trump's stance on terrorism. KCBS-AM 3/22/16 (clip not available online).

Erik Peper, professor of health education, says posture is partially affected by our environment. Quartz 3/22/16

Led by Stephen Kane, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, a team of researchers has spotted an extrasolar planet about 117 light-years from Earth that boasts the most eccentric orbit yet seen. GizMAg 3/22/16

Ron Purser, professor of management, blogs about mindfulness on the job. HuffPost Healthy Living 3/22/16

Charles Postel, professor of history, is interviewed about the presidential candidates and populism. Contra Costa Times 3/21/16

William Issel, emeritus faculty member, will discuss “The Great Society at 50: Lyndon Johnson and the Progress of Racial Justice in America” April 6 at a Rhode Island university. What'sUpNEWP 3/22/16

Alum Allywn Brown has been appointed chief of the Richmond, California Police Department. Marin Independent Journal 3/23/16 

Alum Jason Butler, a sound mixer at Skywalker Sound, was recently nominated for a Cinema Audio Society award for foley mixing on "The Peanuts Movie."  The Des Moines Register 3/23/16

Alum and composer Pauline Oliveros, who founded one of the first electronic music studios in the U.S., is profiled in this documentary. KQET 3/23/16; 3/22/16 (clips not available online)

An SF student who is involved with the Philippine American Collegiate Endeavor is the younger brother of Karla Garcia, the first Filipino cast member of the Broadway musical "Hamilton." GMA News Online 3/23/16

Beginning in 2017, SF State students will be eligible for the “Gator Pass,” which will provide free Muni rides across San Francisco, as well as discounted rides of up to 25 percent to and from the Daly City BART station, the station closest to the school. San Francisco Examiner 3/23/16 

Student activism at SF State in the 1960s and 1970s led to the creation of the College of Ethnic Studies, the first of its kind in the country. Twin Cities Daily Planet 3/23/16

 


Led by Stephen Kane, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, a team of researchers has spotted an extrasolar planet about 117 light-years from Earth that boasts the most eccentric orbit yet seen. News Independent 3/22/16Examiner Gazette 3/22/16Science Alert 3/21/16Popular Mechanics 3/21/16 

Mitchell Marks, professor of management, comments on the pending acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc. by Marriott International Inc. The Wall Street Journal 3/21/16  

Alum Tracy Melton Mitchell kicked heroin addiction, works at San Francisco General Hospital running a mental health program and recently published her memoir, "The Big Fix." KTVU-Fox 3/21/16

Alum Brianna Kleinschmidt is the new principal at Benicia High School. Brandman University 3/21/16

An SF State study revealed that 66 percent of shops on San Francisco's Valencia Street reported that business improved after the city added bike infrastructure. Shore News Today 3/21/16

Alum Sandra Valmana is owed thousands of dollars in back wages by her former employer. Mission Local 3/22/16


Led by Stephen Kane, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, a team of researchers has spotted an extrasolar planet about 117 light-years from Earth that boasts the most eccentric orbit yet seen. Silicon India 3/20/16Space Daily 3/20/16News Ledge 3/20/16; Tech Times 3/19/16 and 3/20/16I4U News 3/20/16The Space Reporter 3/20/16; Microcap Magazine 3/20/16International Business Times 3/21/16Maine News Online 3/21/16Nature World News 3/21/16Christian Science Monitor 3/20/16CDA News 3/19/16Pulse Headlines 3/19/16Astronomy Now Online 3/19/16;Modern Readers 3/19/16NH Voice 3/19/16CanIndia News 3/19/16Motherboard 3/19/16The Daily Mail 3/18/16Astrobiology Magazine 3/19/16; BABW News 3/19/16The Daily Galaxy 3/18/16 

Dr. Mohammed Salama, associate professor and chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, will speak at Trent University's Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility this week. The Peterborough Examiner 3/21/16 

Ellen Peel, professor of comparative and world literature, discusses robots in science fiction. The Register 3/19/16 

Charles Postel, professor of history, is interviewed about the presidential candidates and populism. Marin Independent Journal 3/19/16

Jim Steele, emeritus faculty member, is interviewed about climate change. Fox News 3/21/16

An SF State alum who learned improvisation at SF State is interviewed. KHOU-HOU (CBS) (clip not available online)

This article mentions former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa. Marin Independent Journal 3/18/16

Ralf Hotchkiss designed an all-terrain wheelchair for Whirlwind Wheelchair, which was previously affiliated with SF State. Coastal Courier 3/21/16; Deseret News 3/18/16

This story highlights SF State alum Mohammad Zarif, Iran's minister of foreign affairs, and his use of social media. CNBC World 3/20/16 (clip not available online)

Coyotes have been sighted in neighborhoods near SF State. KNTV-SF (NBC) 3/18/16 (clip not available online)

 


Eran Kaplan, associate professor of Jewish studies, will present "How to Talk About Israel" during a symposium at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette, California, on April 3. J Weekly 3/18/16 

Jason Henderson, professor of geography and environment, says a $3 billion ballot measure to update BART's aging infrastructure is not enough to keep pace with the demands placed on the transportation system. KQED 3/17/16 (clip not available online)

Carlos Baron, professor of theatre and dance, wrote and performs in a new play titled "El Son," about gentrification in San Francisco's Mission District. KQED 3/17/16 

SF State student Kona Melissa Kawai is a candidate for the 2016 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Program. Nichi Bei 3/17/16

This story highlights SF State alum Mohammad Zarif, Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs, and his use of social media. CNBC World 3/17/16 (clip not available online)


David Matsumoto, professor of psychology, discusses emotional competence. Huff Post Healthy Living 3/17/16 

Alex Gerould, assistant professor of criminal justice, spoke about the U.S. criminal justice system during a panel discussion at Salve Regina University. EcoRI 3/16/16 

Works by Lewis DeSoto, professor of art, will be featured in a solo exhibition at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art beginning April 17. Noozhawk 3/17/16 

At universities including SF State, students known as "sugar babies" earn extra money by forming relationships with older men. Headlines and Global News 3/17/16 

This story highlights SF State alum Mohammad Zarif, Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs, and his use of social media. CNBC World 3/16/16 (clip not available online)

Alum Maggie Ann Yan has been named credit manager with the InterContinental San Francisco. Hospitality Net 3/17/16 

In 1996, alum James Kass founded Youth Speaks, which has grown to include more than 250,000 teenage participants throughout the U.S. San Francisco Chronicle 3/16/16 

Alum Brandon Santiago is a poet and participated in the Youth Speaks program as a teen. San Francisco Chronicle 3/16/16 

Alum Eryn Matson is the employee benefits account manager at Beneflex Insurance Services. Noozhawk 3/16/16 

Former SF State student Allwyn Brown has been named interim police chief of Richmond, California. Santa Cruz Sentinel 3/16/16 

Funding issues in the College of Ethnic Studies and the impact on Latina/Latino students were mentioned. KPBS 3/16/16 ; KSTS (Telemundo) 3/16/16 (clip not available online)

A car accident caused lane closures on Merced Boulevard near SF State. KTVU-SF (Fox) 3/16/16; KCBA (Fox) 3/16/16 (clips not available online)

 

 


Catriona Rueda Esquibel, associate professor of race and resistance studies, is interviewed about her book, "Decolonize Your Diet." Vida en el Valle 3/15/16

Alum Thomas Oden, who co-founded Geyserville's Santi restaurant, died in 2009. Santa Rosa Press Democrat 3/15/16

Former SF State student Allwyn Brown has been named interim police chief of Richmond, California. Marin Independent Journal 3/16/16

SF State is mentioned in this article about "photo field days." Kern Valley Sun 3/16/16

SF State researchers found that people who spend money on experiences rather than material possessions are happier than those who don't. WITI-MILW (Fox) 3/15/16 (clip not available online) 


Mark Phillips, emeritus faculty member, discusses the importance of teachers creating partnerships with parents to assist in effectively educating children. Marin Independent Journal 3/13/16 

John Monteverdi, professor of earth and climate sciences, discusses El Niño. San Francisco Business Times 3/11/16

Alum Katie Carpenter has been named community relations and partner marketing manager for the Napa Valley Film Festival. Napa Valley Register 3/14/16 

The Beverly Kees Educator Award, named after a former SF State journalism professor who was killed in an accident, was given to investigative journalist Thomas Peele during the 31st annual James Madison Freedom of Information Awards banquet. OrovilleMR News 3/14/16Marin Independent Journal 3/14/16 


San Francisco State University President Les Wong is interviewed about the student housing shortage at Bay Area colleges and universities. San Francisco Business Times 3/11/16 

Amy Sueyoshi, associate dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, co-curated an exhibit of rare posters featuring lesbian, bisexual and transgender women of color at San Francisco's GLBT History Museum. San Francisco Bay Times 3/11/16 

Alum and screenwriter Anthony "Tony" Beckham will receive the Spotlight Award at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival March 17. The Tribune 3/10/16 

Alum, musician and bandleader Dan Hicks is among notable Bay Area musicians who have died this year. San Francisco Chronicle 3/10/16 


Associate Professor of Marketing Minu Kumar finds that, when making a purchase, customers also value how a product will make other people view them and how good it is for the environment. Science Blog 3/9/16 

John Monteverdi, professor of earth and climate sciences, discusses warmer temperatures and the effect of El Niño on California's drought. KGO-AM 3/9/16 (Clip not available online)

Alum and poet Lauren Shufran’s first book, "Inter Arma," won the Motherwell Prize. Art Voice 3/10/16

A play directed by alum Mario El Caponi Mendoza at the University of Iowa has stirred controversy. Iowa City Press-Citizen 3/9/16

Photographer and painter Dan Homeres attended SF State. Yamhill Valley News Register.com  3/8/16 

 


Erik Peper, professor of health education, suggests using an app with timed reminders to sit up straight, stretch and think positive thoughts to maintain energy levels. Redbook 3/9/16 

John Monteverdi, professor of earth and climate sciences, discusses warmer temperatures and the effect of El Niño on California's drought. KGO-AM 3/8/16 (Clip not available online)

Kenneth Monteiro, dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, and Monique Beeler, interim associate vice president of university communications, are interviewed about the college's budget issues. Latina Lista 3/8/16

Jeff Duncan-Andrade, associate professor of Latina/Latino Studies, recently spoke at the Male Success Alliance's seventh annual Spring Summit at CSU Dominguez Hills. Dateline Dominguez 3/8/16

Dan Fendel, emeritus faculty member, wrote this essay about being a spiritual care volunteer at a hospital. Jewish Journal 3/9/16

Alum Jamal E. Mazyck co-authored an article about the role historically Black colleges play in preparing students for graduate studies at predominately white colleges. HuffPost Black Voices 3/8/16

Singer Chris Brown has asked a judge to drop a lawsuit filed by Paul Briley, who was an SF State student when he was shot at Brown's January 2015 concert in San Jose. New York Daily News 3/9/16

Alum Oscar Zeta Acosta, more widely known as Dr. Gonzo, the sidekick of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, would have celebrated his 81st birthday this week. New York Daily News 3/8/16

Protests at SF State during the 1960s troubled author Saul Bellow, and an outburst during an on-campus lecture he gave inspired a scene in his novel "Mr. Sammler's City." City Journal 3/8/16

This article examines graduation rates in the CSU system, with 15 percent of SF State students graduating in four years. MercuryNews.com 3/7/16


Ryan Howell, SF State associate professor of psychology, says buying gifts such as vacation or concert tickets make people happier than buying gadgets, because they create a sense of closeness with others. CBS58 WDJT 3/8/16

Robert Cherny, emeritus professor, will discuss the recently re-discovered "Richmond: Industrial City" mural by artist Victor Arnautoff at a May 14 fundraiser at the Richmond Public Library. The Richmond Standard 3/7/16

Alum Roderick de Greef has joined BioLife Solutions Inc. as interim chief financial officer and secretary. Bothell/Kenmore Reporter.com 3/8/16

This article about online marketplaces that assist college students with assignments for a fee includes a post by an SF State student. Buzzfeed News 3/7/16

Mitchell Grobeson, former employee of the SF State police department and the first openly gay officer in the Los Angeles Police Department, was recently arrested on domestic assault charges. Wehoville 3/7/16 

Miguel Fraga, first secretary of the newly opened Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C., will visit SF State this week. The Press Democrat 3/7/16

This article examines graduation rates in the CSU system, with 15 percent of SF State students graduating in four years. Marin Independent Journal 3/6/16San Jose Mercury News 3/5/16; Monterey Herald 3/5/16 


Joseph McBride, professor of cinema, recently published a memoir titled "The Broken Places." San Francisco Examiner 3/6/16 

SF State student Kenya Boudreaux is interviewed about safety issues affecting transgender people. San Francisco Chronicle 3/4/16

Alum Roderick de Greef has joined BioLife Solutions Inc. as interim chief financial officer and secretary. StreetInsider.com 3/7/16 

Photographs of the Bayview-Hunters Point public housing project by SF State alum Alex Welsh are featured in this article. The Week 3/7/16

SF State's Guardian Scholars program is mentioned. San Francisco Chronicle 3/4/16 

Recent budget issues in the College of Ethnic Studies are noted. The Atlantic 3/7/16

The histories of veterans who built the Golden Gate Bridge between 1930 and 1937 are preserved in SF State's Labor Archive and Research Center. C-SPAN3 3/6/16 (clip not available online)


Pleuni Pennings, assistant professor of biology, co-authored a study that found that effective drug treatment of human immunodeficiency virus caused it to evolve differently than less effective treatments. Stanford News 3/4/16 

Larry Hanley, associate professor of English, is a proponent of annotation software and encourages his students to use it, because it helps him understand how they are making sense of what they're reading. Fast Company 3/4/16 

An article about budget issues at the College of Ethnic Studies includes quotes from Dean Kenneth Monteiro; SF State President Les Wong; Anna Eng, lecturer in the Department of Women and Gender Studies; Jonathan Morales, director of news and new media; and students Shannon Deloso, Sofia Cardenas and Oscar Peña. Nichi Bei 3/3/16 

Research conducted at SF State reveals people who spent money on experiences rather than material items were happier and felt the money was better spent. Forbes 3/3/16

Blogger Tony Butka participated in protests at SF State during the 1960s. City Watch LA 3/3/16


Les Wong, president of SF State, Kenneth Monteiro, dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, Dorothy Randall Tsuruta, chair of the Africana Studies Department and Andrew Jolivette, chair of the American Indian Studies Department, are interviewed about the college's budget issues. Inside Higher Ed 3/3/16 

Kenneth Monteiro, dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, will speak at a March 9 forum titled "African American Contributions for LGBTQI Culture in the American Experience" sponsored by the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee. Bay Area Reporter 3/3/16 

Hafez Modirzadeh, professor of music and two-time National Endowment for the Arts jazz fellow, will accompany poets Fred Moten and Nathaniel Mackey during a reading Saturday in San Francisco. SF Gate 3/2/16

The last piece written by composer Herb Bielawa, an emeritus faculty member who died in December, will be performed by Earplay during a concert in San Francisco March 15. San Francisco Examiner 3/2/16

SF State student Nubia Flores Miranda is quoted in this story about mental health care for Latino children and young adults. The Bulletin 3/3/16

Robert Smith, professor of political science, comments on the presidential race. Afro 3/2/16

Mark Landis, former SF State accounting professor, was sentenced to probation for misdemeanor invasion of privacy charges. Bay Area Reporter 3/3/16

The AfroSolo Theatre Company will honor Dr. Carlton Benjamin Goodlet, a political activist who was involved in the student strike at SF State in the 1960s. SF Bay News 3/2/16


Anne Robertson, lecturer in the philosophy department, analyzes presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' campaign style. Mint Press News 3/2/16

Mahmood Monshipouri, professor of international relations, will present a lecture titled "The Middle East" at the Unitarian Church in Lincoln, Neb. Lincoln Journal Star 3/2/16 

Blake Riggs, assistant professor of biology, tells his story of prejudiced encounters, personal stumbles and tenaciousness to encourage students of color and help increase diversity in the sciences. University of Santa Cruz News Center 3/1/16  

John Hafernik, professor of biology, discusses his discovery of zombie bees and the creation of Zombee Watch. Greenhouse Management 3/1/16

Amy Kilgard, professor of communication studies, will perform "Returns and Other Consumer Tragedies (Excerpts from Triskaidekaphobia: 13 Consumer Tragedies)" at the Douglas Morrison Theatre's One for All Solo Arts Festival in Hayward on April 10. Broadway World.com 3/1/16 

Amy Sueyoshi, associate dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, co-curated an exhibit of rare posters featuring lesbian, bisexual and transgender women of color at San Francisco's GLBT History Museum that will open Friday, March 4. Bay Area Reporter 2/25/16  

SF State student Nubia Flores Miranda is quoted in this story about mental health care for Latino children and young adults. KQED 3/1/16

Alum Lauren Sulistiawati has been named president director of Commonwealth Bank Indonesia. Deal Street Asia 3/2/16

IBM has partnered with SF State, Stanford University, UCSF and UC Berkeley to spearhead the application of a new discipline called cellular engineering for cancer research. Forbes 3/2/16

This story about raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products in San Francisco features a photo of a designated smoking area on the SF State campus. SF Gate 3/1/16


A musical performance at Harvard University by José Cuellar, a musician, Latin American scholar and emeritus faculty member in the Latina/Latino Studies Department, led to the rediscovery of hundreds of ancient musical instruments in the vaults of Harvard's Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. Harvard Magazine March-April 2016

SF State President Les Wong said he plans to address student and faculty concerns about the College of Ethnic Studies budget. KQED 2/29/16 (clip not available online)

John Hafernik, professor of biology, discusses his discovery of zombie bees and the creation of Zombee Watch. KPCC-FM 2/29/16 (clip not available online)

In a blog post on The New West, the official blog of the Western Political Science Association, Jason McDaniel, assistant professor of political science, examines how progressive movements might have stifled development in liberal urban areas, particularly San Francisco. The Daily Record 2/29/16 

Peter Richardson, lecturer in the humanities department, is the author of "No Simple Highway: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead." Marin Independent Journal 2/25/16

Student Brian Cheong, a Korean immigrant who received a deportation reprieve through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, plans to pursue a career in international law. New America Media 2/29/16 

Alum Natalie Vega Hass designs and sells embroidery pieces. Argus Leader 3/1/16

Alum Jonas Rivera, a producer on the movie "Inside Out," was onstage with director Pete Docter to accept the Best Animated Feature Film Oscar. ABC 7 News 2/29/16; KGO-SF (ABC) 2/29/16; ABC7 News on KOFY2/29/16 (clips not available online)

Alum Jim Peacher is an artist whose pastel drawings will be shown at the Blue Wing Gallery in Woodland. Daily Democrat 2/29/16

Alum and musician Luke Top, former singer for the band Fool's Gold, recently released his first solo album. KCET 2/29/16 

This post re-caps an article about student protests and budget issues surrounding the College of Ethnic Studies that was published in the SF State student newspaper, Golden Gate Xpress. Legal Insurrection 3/1/16 


February

Joseph Tuman, professor of communication studies, is interviewed about the South Carolina Democratic primary. KCBS 2/27/16 (clip not available online)

Peter Richardson, lecturer in the humanities department, is the author of "No Simple Highway: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead." San Jose Mercury News 2/25/16 

Kenneth Monteiro, dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, will be the keynote speaker and panel moderator for San Francisco Pride's upcoming forum, "African American Contributions to LGBTQI Culture in the American Experience." O-blog-dee-o-blog-da 2/26/16 

Alum Olive Nead recently turned 101 and described her secrets to longevity. The Press Democrat 2/27/16

Alum Ella Jenkins was a pioneer in early television, children's music, education and the civil rights movement. WTTW-PBS 2/26/16 (clip not available online)

The next concert in the Morrison Artist Series is highlighted. The Examiner 2/27/16

This op-ed piece describes a 2002 incident on the SF State campus in which Jewish students felt threatened. The Jewish Press 2/29/16

This article references a partnership between SF State and An-Najah University. The Algemeiner 2/29/16

SF State administrators attended services at Grace Tabernacle in San Francisco's Bay View neighborhood and two other area churches on Super Sunday to inform churchgoing students and their families about the importance of college. KNTV 2/28/16 (clip not available online)

A story about SF State's College of Ethnic Studies misstated the amount of money it has received from a campus rainy-day fund. San Francisco Chronicle 2/27/16

An independent magazine kiosk near San Francisco's Ferry Building sells SF State graduate student literature. San Francisco Chronicle 2/27/16

Author Harvey Schwartz discussed interviewing veterans at SF State while researching a book he wrote about the building of the Golden Gate Bridge. C-SPAN 2/27/16 (clip not available online)

Researchers at SF State discovered zombie bees and created Zombee Watch to track their migration patterns. KCBS-AM 2/27/16; 2/26/16 (clips not available online)

SF State is among more than 30 U.S. campuses that have banned the use of hoverboards on campus. Slate.com 2/26/16


John Hafernik, professor of biology, discusses his discovery of zombie bees and the creation of Zombee Watch. Daily Mail 2/26/16; The Oregonian 2/25/16; CBS 2/25/16

Students at SF State protested over budget issues in the College of Ethic Studies. SF Gate 2/25/16 ; SF Examiner 2/25/16; CBS 2/25/16; El Tecolate 2/25/16; KPIX 2/25/16; KTVU 2/25/16; KCBA-FOX 2/25/16; KNTV (NBC) 2/25/16; KGO (ABC) 2/25/16; KOFY (ABC) 2/25/16; KBCW 2/25/16; KRXI (FOX) 2/25/16 (clips not available online)

Charles Postel, associate professor of history, contributed to this article about the meaning of political progressivism. The Nation 2/24/16  

Rachel Gross has been named the John & Marcia Goldman Chair in American Jewish Studies. J Weekly 2/25/16

This article references a partnership between SF State and An-Najah University. Campus Watch 2/26/16

An address that writer James Baldwin delivered at San Francisco State College on October 22, 1960, called "Notes for a Hypothetical Novel" was later published in his essay collection "Nobody Knows My Name." The New Yorker 2/25/16

Allen Biggs, lecturer in the College of Music, and members of the SF State Percussion Ensemble will perform at Angels Camp in Calaveras. Calaveras Enterprise 2/25/16

In 1975, alum Terry Cannon launched Pasadena Filmforum, a nonprofit film society created to further the legacy of experimental cinema in Los Angeles; a new book explores the organization's history. Los Angeles Review of Books 2/26/16 

Alum Francis Patrick Byrne was recently honored as a Chevalier (Knight) of the Legion of Honor in a ceremony at the French consulate in San Francisco. Contra Costa Times 2/25/16 

The Starkey Hearing Foundation event on the SF State campus during Super Bowl weekend stirred criticism among some disability advocates. Star Tribune 2/26/16


John Hafernik, professor of biology, discusses his discovery of zombie bees and the creation of Zombee Watch. The New York Times 2/25/16

Kenneth Monteiro, dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, and Andrew Jolivette, chair of the American Indian Studies Department in the College of Ethnic Studies, are interviewed about the college's budget issues. SF Gate 2/24/16 

An exhibit featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning photos of the 1986 Philippine revolution by Kim Komenich, assistant professor of journalism, is now open at San Francisco's Philippine Consulate. San Francisco Chronicle 2/24/16

Jessica Lao, a post-doc candidate at UCSF who teaches a biochemistry class at SF State, is mentioned in an article about the challenges faced by postdoc researchers. Nature 2/25/16

SF State student Nubia Flores Miranda is quoted in this story about mental health care for Latino children and young adults. Hints News Network 2/24/16 

SF State student Samantha Ball is on the board of directors of Spirited Cause, a nonprofit in El Granada. Half Moon Bay Review 2/24/16

Alum Robbie Conal is the self-described "grandpa of guerilla street art." KCET 2/24/16

Alum Suzanne Ashe is the editor of the Chugiak-Eagle River Star. Chugiak-Eagle River Star 2/24/16

Alum Wasil Bakowicz is an artist. The Republican-Herald. 2/25/16

SF State alumni nominated for Oscars include Rich McBride (for visual effects for “The Revenant”), Jonas Rivera (for animated feature film for “Inside Out”) and Christopher Scarabosio (for sound mixing for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”). San Francisco Examiner 2/25/16 

Former California State Senator Leland Yee received a master's degree at SF State. Reading Eagle 2/25/16

Alum Bobbie Alexander is a retired teacher. The Times 2/25/16

Alum Chris Adams is a member of the band Never Young. San Francisco Chronicle 2/24/16

Author and body advocate Virgie Tovar mentions a seminar she presented to SF State kinesiology students. The Davis Vanguard 2/25/16

Hearing professionals participated in a Starkey Hearing Foundation event on the SF State campus. Lincoln Times-News 2/24/16

SF State's DocFilm Institute is producing "Madame Mars: Women and the Quest for Worlds Beyond." WalletHub 2/24/16


Andrew Jolivette, chair of the American Indian Studies department in the College of Ethic Studies, and Amy Casselman, a lecturer in the department, are interviewed about the college's budget issues. San Francisco Examiner 2/24/16 

Bruce Avery, professor of theatre and dance, will present "Heroes and Anti-Heroes in Shakespeare and Cervantes" as part of a weekend lecture series. San Francisco Examiner 2/24/16 

Gretchen LeBuhn, professor of biology, co-authored a book titled "The Bee-Friendly Garden." The Press Democrat 2/23/16

Alum Michael Delucchi is a professor in the division of social sciences and sociology at the University of Hawaii. Illinois State University News 2/23/16

Alum and ceramic artist Kathryn Devlin is featured in this article. Sierra Lodestar 2/23/16

An article in SF State's student newspaper, Golden Gate Xpress, is referenced about a possible CSU-systemwide faculty strike. World Socialist Web Site 2/24/16  

SF State has prohibited the use of hoverboards on campus due to safety concerns. Insurance Journal 2/23/16

SF State is mentioned in this round-up article about St. Patrick's Day celebrations and college campuses. Bustle 2/23/16


Amy Sueyoshi, associate dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, will discuss issues facing the LGBTQ community since the passage of the marriage equality act. The Rafu Shimpo 2/22/16

An upcoming exhibit of photos by Kim Komenich, Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and assistant professor of journalism, details the 1986 Philippine Revolution, then and now. Marin Independent Journal 2/21/16 

Alum Allene Symons is a teacher at Santa Ana College and recently published a novel titled "Aldous Huxley's Hands." Long Beach Post 2/22/16

SF State has prohibited the use of hoverboards on campus due to safety concerns. SFist 2/22/16

SF State's four-year graduation rate is mentioned in this story about a bill proposed in the California senate to freeze tuition for state college students. KQED 2/22/16 (clip not available online)

An off-duty San Francisco State University police officer helped save a group of five boogie boarders from being swept into the ocean by a rip current off Sunset State Beach. Santa Cruz Sentinel 2/22/16 


John Monteverdi, professor of meteorology, is interviewed about El Niño forecasts. KGO 2/22/16 (clip not available online).

This story about 80-year-old beach volleyball champion Lois Austin mentions that her grandson plays soccer at SF State. Los Angeles Times 2/21/16

SF State alum Julia Estigoy's debut novel was recently published. Inquirer.net 2/22/16

Alum Caroline Reiswig is an animal welfare advocate. The Columbian 2/21/16

Alum Doyle Ott is director of the Children's Theatre Program at Children's Fairyland and co-created "Bloom Kabloom!" a theatrical production for children. BroadwayWorld.com 2/21/16 

SF State has prohibited the use of hoverboards on campus due to safety concerns. KHSL-CR (CBS) 2/22/16 (clip not available online); KNVN-CR (NBC) 2/22/16, 2/16/16 (clips not available online);  KTXL-FOX 2/20/16 (clip not available online); KERO-ABC (clip not available online); KQED 2/20/16, 2/19/16 (clips not available online); KPIX-CBS 2/20/16, 2/19/16 (clips not available online); KCAL-LA 2/19/16 (clip not available online); KORA-NBC 2/19/16 (clip not available online); KCRW 2/19/16 (clip not available online); KLIV 2/19/16 (clip not available online); KERO-ABC 2/19/16 (clip not available online); Los Angeles Times 2/19/16 l; CBS 2/19/16  

SF State created the nation's first African studies program in 1968. WHYY 2/21/16 (clip not available online)

Jazz musician Branford Marsalis once taught at SF State. The East African 2/20/16

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority has proposed a subway tunnel extension that would create an underground stop for the M-line at SF State. The San Francisco Appeal 2/18/16

SF State is included on a new "judgmental urban dictionary" map of San Francisco created by a college student. SF Curbed 2/18/16


Associate Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwight will make a presentation on "Radical Healing in Schools and Communities" at Laney College next week. Contra Costa Times 2/19/16

The Amphion String Quartet will perform Friday at SF State as part of the Morrison Artists Series. San Francisco Examiner 2/19/16

SF State has prohibited the use of hoverboards on campus due to safety concerns. KPIX 2/19/16 (clip not available online); San Francisco Chronicle 2/18/16; KCBS Radio 2/18/16 (clip not available online); KCBA Monterey 2/18/16 (clip not available online)

SF State student Nubia Flores Miranda is quoted in this story about mental health care for Latino children and young adults. California Healthline 2/19/16

Research from SF State Professor of Psychology Kenneth Paap says the advantages of bilingualism to the brain "either do not exist or are restricted to very specific and undetermined circumstances." The Guardian 2/18/16

Actor Stephen Colletti is an SF State alum. E! Online 2/18/16; NBC Chicago 2/18/16

SF State alum and Auburn Journal editor Rich Hanner will speak at a Sons in Retirement event in Auburn. Placer Sentinel 2/18/16

Alum Danny Glover spoke about his involvement in the 1968-69 strike at SF State during the annual Pan African Film Festival in Crenshaw, California. The Source 2/18/16


The Amphion String Quartet will perform Friday at SF State as part of the Morrison Artists Series. San Francisco Examiner 2/18/16; San Francisco Chronicle 2/16/16

SF State has prohibited the use of hoverboards on campus due to safety concerns. NBC Bay Area 2/18/16; KTVU 2/18/16 (clip not available online); KGO-TV 2/18/16 (clip not available online); Sun Times 2/17/16

SF State police are looking for a suspect who is reported to have exposed himself in a campus building. KTVU 2/18/16 (clip not available online)

Robert L. Green, an SF State alum, is profiled. Lansing State Journal 2/18/16

The 1968-69 strike at SF State is one of two civil rights demonstrations featured in the new documentary "Agents of Change.” The 570.com 2/17/16

Wet weather should return to the West Coast in March, according to Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences John Monteverdi. USA Today 2/17/16

Christopher Chen is the writer of the new play Caught, premiering later this year in Chicago. Broadway World Chicago 2/17/16

 


Alum, singer and blues guitarist Joe Louis Walker has recorded 25 albums and is touring Israel. Jerusalem Post 2/17/16

Alum Larry Vuckovich is a San Francisco-based jazz pianist, composer, bandleader and recording artist. Contra Costa Times 2/16/16

Alum Jose Carlos Diaz, curator of exhibitions at The Bass Museum of Art in Miami, Fla., has been named the Milton Fine Curator of Art for The Andy Warhol Museum. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2/16/16

The 1968-69 strike at SF State -- led in part by alum, actor and activist Danny Glover -- is one of two civil rights demonstrations featured in the new documentary "Agents of Change.” Wilkes Barre Time's Leader 2/16/16  


A study conducted by David Matsumoto, professor of psychology, found that facial expressions of emotion are innate, not learned. Huffington Post 2/16/16

Richard Dugdale, a lecturer in SF State's Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, discusses the effects of wastewater in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Capital Public Radio 2/16/16

Professor of Health Education Erik Peper recommends skipping in place for 30 seconds to stay energized during long meetings or classes. South China Morning Post 2/16/16

Alum Nasos Topakas is the CTO of Art.com. Huffington Post 2/15/16 

Author, poet, playwright, scholar and activist Sonia Sanchez was instrumental in launching the black studies program at SF State and is the subject of a feature-length film called titled "BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez." Los Angeles Review of Books 2/15/16

Researchers at SF State found that choosing experiences over materialistic items makes people happier. The Debrief  2/16/16  

This round-up article takes a look at 25 major universities and their observance of Presidents Day. Campus Reform 2/15/16


Professor of Africana Studies Dorothy Tsuruta was the speaker at a Black History Month lecture entitled "African Americans at Home," held Feb. 14 at Grace Cathedral. San Francisco Examiner 2/14/16

Slouching can spur negative thoughts, according to research from Professor of Health Education Erik Peper. IOL 2/14/16 

Television actress and voice artist Alex Borstein is an SF State alum. KFXK Tyler, Texas 2/15/16 (clip not available online)

SF State alum Anna Lark is mentioned in this article about Family House, which provides free lodging for families of children with life-threatening illnesses. San Francisco Examiner 2/14/16

KSTS Telemundo anchor Lorena Dominquez, an SF State alum, is interviewed. NBC Bay Area 2/14/16 (clip not available online); KSTS Telemundo 2/13/16 (clip not available online)

According to Associate Professor of Psychology Jeff Cookston, unmarried parents split up with similar frequency to married parents, causing the same trauma to finances and children. Santa Rosa Press Democrat 2/13/16

Associate Professor of Biology Vance Vredenburg was one of several biologists who spoke at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science last week about their work to save amphibian species. Smithsonian.com 2/13/16; Science 2/12/16

Theater pioneer Richard Reineccius, who founded the Julian Theatre in 1965 with a group of SF State students, has passed away. San Francisco Chronicle 2/13/16

The 1968-69 strike at SF State is one of two civil rights demonstrations featured in the new documentary "Agents of Change." New York Amsterdam News 2/12/16


SF State student Andrew Conklin is featured on the new album "Blossoms" by Laurie Lewis. Tillamook Headlight Herald 2/12/16

This article references travel by an SF State professor. The College Fix 2/12/16

The first Black studies program in the U.S. was created at SF State. History 2/11/16

SF State researchers are among those discussing the efforts to control the deadly fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) at the AAAS Annual Meeting. Science Codex 2/11/16

Associate Professor of Biology Vance Vredenburg was among a group of scientists that in 2015 called upon the federal government to ban the importation of salamaders, resulting in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service taking action last month. AAAS 2/9/16


Kwong–Liem Karl Kwan, associate professor of counseling, is interviewed about the prevalence of child abuse in China. The Diplomat 2/11/16 

Dominic Caserta, political science lecturer, is mentioned in this article about the Santa Clara City Council. The Santa Clara Weekly 2/11/16  Caserta is also a possible Santa Clara mayoral candidate. Marin Independent Journal 2/8/16

Research conducted by Psychology Professor David Matsumoto, published in the journal "Applied Psychology," found that individuals experiencing anger, contempt and disgust are more likely to act and behave in a hostile manner toward those with whom they disagree. Medical Daily 2/10/16

Lewis DeSoto, professor of art, recently published a book of photographs titled "Empire." Napa Valley Register 2/10/16

John Sullivan, professor of management, discusses seven rules for job interview questions that result in great hires. Harvard Business Review 2/10/16

Kenneth Paap, professor of psychology, is interviewed about bilingualism and its impact on executive function. The Atlantic 2/10/16

Alum Natalie Shaheen, a former engineer and tech executive, is the founder and owner of Josephine Homes, a luxury design business in San Francisco. Forbes 2/10/16

Alum Larry Moore died as he attempted to rescue his wife from sneaker waves on the coast of Pacifica. SF Gate 2/10/16

SF State is among a number of Bay Area colleges and universities that supports the Oakland Promise Initiative, a program that guarantees CSU admission to any Oakland student who meets the minimum requirements.  The Pioneer 2/11/16

SF State's first gay fraternity, Delta Lambda Phi, is back on campus after a 24-year hiatus. SFist 2/10/16

This article references black activism on the SF State campus during the 60s. The Bradford Era 2/10/16


John Sullivan, professor of management, discusses the 10 productivity factors that predict employee turnover. HRM New Zealand 2/10/16

A series of studies conducted by Kimberly Tanner, professor of biology, revealed the inconsistency and inaccuracy of grades. Columbia Spectator Today 2/10/16

Sachi Cunningham, assistant professor of journalism, is quoted. Theinertia 2/9/16 

William Cochlan, senior research scientist at the Romberg Tiburon Center and a research professor of biology, comments on a possible federal fisheries disaster declaration and the need for more research dollars to study the high levels of toxic acid affecting Dungeness crabs.  ABC 2/9/16 

Alum, poet and playwright Marcus Gardley is interviewed about his new play. KQED-Monterey 2/10/16 (clip not available online); KQED-Monterey 2/9/16 (clip not available online)

Alum Nancy Lopez is a marketing assistant for OAC Services in Seattle. Daily Journal of Commerce 2/10/16

Alum, musician and bandleader Dan Hicks of the band Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks has died. All Access Music Group 2/9/16; Reno Gazette Journal 2/9/16

Alum Amy Carraba is returning to Sacramento's ABC affiliate as morning anchor. ABC 10 2/8/16

This opinion piece references a collaboration between SF State and An-Najah National University. The Jewish Press 2/9/16

The Afiara Quartet completed a residency at SF State. Oswego County Today 2/10/16

 


The California State University faculty union announced Monday that it would strike for five days across all 23 campuses if an ongoing contract dispute is not resolved by the middle of April. San Francisco Examiner 2/8/16; SF Gate 2/8/16; KCBS-AM 2/8/16 (clip not available online); KCBS-AM 2/9 16 (clip not available online)

Marketing Lecturer Neil Cohen shared his thoughts on Super Bowl commercials. KNX- 1070 CBS Los Angeles 2/8/16. (clip not available online)

John Sullivan, professor of management, discusses the 10 productivity factors that predict employee turnover. HRM Canada 2/9/16

Alum, musician and bandleader Dan Hicks of the band Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks has died. Nano News 2/8/16 

Alum Kateryna Bilyk describes her experience finding a job after graduation. Elite Daily 2/8/16

SF State is the repository of more than 15,000 ancestral remains of the Ohlone Indian tribe. KAET-PHX (PBS) 2/9/16 (clip not available online)


The California State University faculty union announced Monday that it would strike for five days across all 23 campuses, if an ongoing contract dispute is not resolved by the middle of April. Sacramento Bee 2/8/16; CBS Los Angeles 2/8/16; Los Angeles Times 2/8/16; KSBW-ABC 2/8/16 

Steven Choe, associate professor of cinema, is part of a new SF State research cluster focusing on violence, trauma and health. Daniel Bernardi, interim dean of the College of Liberal and Creative Arts, helped create the proposal for the cluster, which also includes Melissa Hagan, assistant professor of psychology, and Charmayne Hughes, associate professor of kinesiology. Chronicle of Higher Education 2/8/16 

Associate Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwright, the author of “Hope and Healing in Urban Education," raises awareness about structural violence in schools. Worcester Telegram  2/8/16

Felix Kury, lecturer in Latina/Latino Studies, is interviewed about the recent arrest of four of the men linked to the 1989 execution of six Jesuit priests, a housekeeper and her teenage daughter on a university campus in San Salvador. Los Angeles Times 2/7/16

Charles Postel, associate professor of history, discusses the meaning of the political term  progressive. Time 2/5/16

SF State student Jehan Hakim participated in a recent "Meet a Muslim Community Conversation" and is featured in this article. San Francisco Chronicle 2/7/16

Alum, musician and bandleader Dan Hicks of the band Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks has died. The Washington Post 2/8/16; VVN Music 2/7/16SF Gate 2/6/16 

Alum John Blomster is a copywriter in public affairs office at Cal State Sacramento and a blogger. Sacramento Press 2/7/16

Alum and magician Christian Cagigal is the co-founder of the Fog City Magic Fest. Hoodline 2/7/16

Wendy Montgomery works with SF State's Family Acceptance Project and co-founded Mama Dragons, a support group that connects Mormon mothers of gay children. Slate 2/8/16 

A plan for a new Muni M-Ocean View subway line would serve the SF State community and surrounding area. San Francisco Examiner 2/8/16

Singer Jordin Sparks appeared at the Starkey Hearing Foundation hearing mission at SF State. Just Jared 2/8/16 

Family support and acceptance is critical for preventing depression and suicide in LGBTQ youth, and guidelines provided by SF State's Family Acceptance Project are mentioned in this op-ed. The Salt Lake Tribune 2/6/16

 


Erik Peper, professor of health education, discusses the physiologic effects of posture. Bloomberg Business 2/5/16  

Alum Lucille Lang Day is a writer and poet. KRCB 2/5/16

SF State and the California Music Center had a 30-year partnership hosting the annual Irving M. Klein International String Competition. The Examiner 2/5/16

A career fair at SF State is mentioned in the photograph caption. Financial Post 2/5/16

SF State has narrowed down proposals from developers for a new student and faculty housing project on Holloway AvenueSan Francisco Business Times 2/4/16

A new shopping center at the site of the now-demolished Candlestick Park will include an SF State satellite campus. WROC-ROC (CBS) 2/4/16 (clip not available online) 


Shawn Ginwright, associate professor of Africana Studies, notes that in cities like Oakland, profound, meaningful relationships with teachers are important in building students' skill sets as well as broadening the vision for their lives. New York Times 2/4/16

Alum Christopher P. Chatmon is executive director of the Oakland Unified School District's Office of African American Male Achievement, the country’s first department within a public school district that specifically addresses the needs of its most vulnerable children: black boys. New York Times 2/4/16

A recent study conducted by Ezequiel Morsella, associate professor of psychology, suggests our consciousness may not be as powerful or as in control of our thoughts as we think. The Daily Athenaeum 2/3/16

Charles Postel, associate professor of history, writes about the 2016 presidential campaign and issues of tolerance and intolerance. Religion & Politics 2/2/16 

The Pan African Film and Arts Festival features the documentary titled "Agents of Change," the story of a 1968 civil rights demonstration on the SF State campus. Los Angeles Times 2/4/16

A new shopping center at the site of the now-demolished Candlestick Park will include an SF State satellite campus. SF Gate 2/4/16

 


Amy Sueyoshi, associate dean of the College of Ethnic Studies, discusses the changing face of San Francisco's historically gay Castro district. The Guardian 2/2/16  

Alum Lyle Pearson is a film critic and enthusiast of Indian cinema. NYOOOZ 2/3/16; The Times of India 2/3/16 

Author Earnest Brawley is an SF State alum. Tracy Press 1/28/16

 


Jason McDaniel, assistant professor of political science, co-wrote this blog post that outlines the ways in which racism prevents action on inequality. Huffington Post 2/1/16

Belinda Reyes, associate professor of Latina/Latino Studies and director of the Cesar E. Chavez Institute at SF State, discusses San Francisco's changing Mission district and some of the difficulties Latino immigrants face in the U.S. KALW 2/1/16

Alum Hernan Jaramillo died during an altercation with police in 2013, and the city of Oakland recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit with his family. San Francisco Chronicle 2/1/16

Alum Elñora T. Webb is the president of Laney College in Oakland and is a finalist for the position of Chancellor of the North Orange County Community College District. Orange County Breeze 2/1/16

Students at about 20 schools, including SF State, are mounting campaigns demanding better pay for all campus workers, including students. Al Jazeera America 2/2/16


Professor of Biology John Hafernik leads a "citizen science" project tracking the spread of "zombie bees." CityLab 2/1/16

Joseph McBride, professor of cinema, is interviewed about the Academy Awards. NewsOK 2/1/16

This timeline of black activism on college campuses references the 1968-69 strike at SF State. New York Times 2/1/16

Alum Jacob Shafer has been hired as the marketing and communications coordinator at Mann Packing in Salinas. The Produce News 2/1/16

Alum and former model Marjorie Conrad is the writer and director of the new film "Chemical Cut." Beyond Chron 2/1/16

"3000 Nights," a film by SF State alum Mai Masri, will screen at the European Film Festival this week. iloubnan.info 2/1/16

The film "Agents of Change" includes footage from the 1968-69 strike at SF State. Eurweb 2/1/16

Dillon Delvo, executive director of the Little Manila Foundation in Stockton, is an SF State alum. Modesto Bee 1/30/16

Alum Vitka Eisen, a former heroin addict who now leads the nonprofit healthcare provider HealthRight 360, is profiled as a finalist for the San Francisco Chronicle's Visionary of the Year award. San Francisco Chronicle 1/30/16 

Alum and comedian Rex Navarrete is interviewed. KMAX-SAC 1/29/16 (clip not available online)

Alum and wine writer Steve Heimoff is the director of wine communications and education at Jackson Family Wines. Oregon Wine Press 1/26/16

Three women shared their experiences of sexual harassment by former SF State Physics and Astronomy Adjunct Professor Geoffrey Marcy after his resignation from UC Berkeley amid sexual harassment allegations. Women's Agenda 1/30/16

SF State's Family Acceptance Project has developed guidelines for families to help their LGBT children be safe and feel loved. Deseret News 1/29/16

A study conducted at SF State found that 17 percent of people are chronically late for work. WLTZ-NBC 1/29/16 (clip not available online)

 


January

Joseph McBride, professor of cinema, is interviewed about the Academy Awards. Los Angeles Times 1/29/16

John Sullivan, professor of management, reveals 10 ways to show investors your startup has good management. The Wall Street Journal 1/29/16

Jason McDaniel, assistant professor of political science, is among those who San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos blocks on his Twitter account. San Francisco magazine 1/28/16

Caitlin Ryan, founder and director of SF State's Family Acceptance Project, provides guidelines for parenting LGBT youth. Deseret News 1/28/16

Alum Marjorie Conrad recently made her directorial feature film debut with "Chemical Cut" at the Slamdance Film Festival. The Davis Clipper 1/28/16

Three women shared their experiences of sexual harassment by former SF State Physics and Astronomy Adjunct Professor Geoffrey Marcy after his resignation from UC Berkeley amid sexual harassment allegations. PhysOrg 1/29/16

A study conducted by SF State researchers found that 17 percent of the population is chronically late. WLTZ (NBC) 1/29/16 (clip not available online)

A partnership launched in 2008 between SF State and San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) has increased the number of freshman from SFUSD by 52 percent since the program began. Contra Costa Times 1/28/16

This op-ed notes that of the 23 California State University campuses, seven have had female presidents. San Jose Mercury News 1/27/16; Marin Independent Journal 1/27/16 


John Sullivan, professor of management, discusses preventive retention actions to keep employees on board. The Wall Street Journal 1/28/16

Alum, actor and activist Danny Glover stars in a new film titled "Agents of Change." EurWeb 1/28/16

Alum and magician Christian Cagigal is founder of the Fog City Magic Festival. KALW.org 1/28/16

Alum Ayse Ildeniz is the vice president and general manager for business development and strategy with Intel's New Devices Group. Marin Independent Journal 1/22/16


Photos created by Jassen Todorov, professor of music, are featured. The Weather Channel 1/26/16

Research conducted by SF State's Family Acceptance Project found that LGBT youth who undergo ex-gay (conversion) therapy are eight times more likely to commit suicide than their LGBT-accepted peers. GayRVA.com 1/26/16 


Alum, actor and activist Danny Glover stars in a new film titled "Agents of Change." Indie Wire 1/25/16 

Former student Andrea Lee is founder of Cultural Links to Academic and Social Success. Bay View 1/25/16


Professor Michael A. Goldman, chair of the biology department, contributed to this op-ed about big data and genetic research. The Wall Street Journal 1/21/16

SF State is mentioned in this interview about the 50th anniversary of the Trips Festival. KQED 1/21/16


Jason Bell, director of SF State's Project Rebound, is interviewed about the criminal justice system and education. My Central Jersey 1/2016

SF State students were among more than 100 students from 23 colleges and universities attending the annual Armenian Student Association retreat in early January. The Armenian Weekly 1/20/16

SF State is mentioned in this political blog. Huffington Post 1/21/16

A study conducted by SF State researchers assessed the effectiveness of a new personal activity intelligence app. Wall Street Journal 1/20/16

SF State is mentioned in this article about poet C.D. Wright. Boston Globe 1/20/16


The book "Running With Mother" has been assigned as a text in an SF State class. NewsDay 1/19/16

Assistant Professor of Political Science Marcela García-Castañon comments on Sunday's Democratic presidential primary debate. NBC News 1/18/16

SF State research has shown that LGBT youth who are rejected by their family are on average eight times more likely to attempt suicide. WTVR.com 1/18/16

Author Ernest Brawley is an SF State alum. Tracy Press 1/18/16

Alum, actor and activist Danny Glover spoke at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Lexington, Kentucky. Lexington Herald-Leader 1/18/16Lex18.com 1/18/16; WUKY 1/15/16

This op-ed piece references SF State President S.I. Hayakawa's actions during the 1968-69 strike. Daily Caller 1/18/16; Western Journalism 1/18/16

This article references former SF State baseball coach Augie Garrido. Jewish Business News 1/17/16

Lecturer of Biology Jonathan Stern discusses why sea lions have remained at San Francisco's Pier 39 for so long. San Francisco Examiner 1/16/16

New Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter was an offensive coordinator at SF State in 1985. WFLA.com 1/14/16

The new human resources director in Milpitas is an SF State alum. Daily Democrat News 1/14/16

Father Martin Felipe, the new pastor at St. Thomas More Parish in San Francisco, also serves as chaplain for the Catholic Newman Club at SF State. Catholic San Francisco 1/13/15


Robert Smith, professor of political science, comments on the GOP presidential race. KGO-SF (ABC) 1/15/16; KGO-SF (ABC) 1/14/16; KOFY-SF (ABC) 1/14/16 (clips not available online)

Following a June 2015 report in the journal Science by Vance T. Vredenburg, associate professor of biology, federal officials this week banned the import of salamanders. SF Gate 1/14/16 

John Sullivan, professor of management, discusses employee "off-boarding." Harvard Business Review 1/15/16

Laura Wayth, assistant professor of theatre and author of "The Shakespeare Audition: How to Get Over Your Fear, Find the Right Piece, and Have a Great Audition," is interviewed. Folger Shakespeare Library podcast 1/12/16 

Alum Ghazi Shami is the founder of EMPIRE, a digital music company. HipHop DX 1/14/16

This story highlights SF State alum Mohammad Zarif, Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs, and his use of social media. CNBC World 1/14/16 (clip not available online)

SF State is mentioned in this blog about U.S. campuses with Israel studies programs. Jerusalem Post 1/14/16


The film “Revenant,” named an Oscar nominee today, features the work of alum Rich McBride, visual effects supervisor for Industrial Light & Magic. The movie won a Golden Globe Sunday. Indy Stat 1/14/16

Musician and alum Meg Sheehy is interviewed. Record Searchlight 1/13/16

Father Marvin Felipe is the chaplain for SF State's Catholic Newman Club. Catholic San Francisco 1/14/16

SF State is mentioned in this article about Santa Barbara City College's Running Start program. Santa Barbara Independent 1/14/16

SF State is the site of a FogNet sampling station that examines the chemical composition of coastal fog. Half Moon Bay Review 1/13/16


Caitlin Ryan, founder and director of SF State's Family Acceptance Project, is interviewed. Slate 1/12/16

Alum Nathan Van Zandt is raising funds to open a new brewing company in Santa Cruz called Shanty Shack Brewing. Santa Cruz Business Sentinel 1/11/16

Alum Rich McBride works for Industrial Light & Magic and was the visual effects supervisor for the Golden Globe-winning film "Revenant." Indy Stat 1/12/16

Alum Maria Hanafy is managing director of the recently opened Animated Storyboards office in Toronto. Animation Magazine 1/12/16


John Sullivan, professor of management, is quoted on workplace attendance issues. The Times of India 1/12/16

Alum Maria Hanafy is managing director of the recently opened Animated Storyboards office in Toronto. Below the Line 1/12/16

Prospective SF State student Billy Cruz discusses the process of selecting a college. This Youth Radio story was broadcast on NPR's Marketplace on stations throughout the U.S. Marketplace 1/11/16 


Gwen Sanderson, director of SF State's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, is interviewed. KCBS-AM 1/9/16. 1/10/16 (clip not available online)

Jason McDaniel, assistant professor of political science for SF State, comments on San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee's recent budget cuts. San Francisco Magazine 1/8/16 

An SF State cinema student named Diego who won a music video contest is interviewed. KLIV-am 1/10/16 (clip not available online)

SF State student Jeanine Otter attended San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee's inauguration to protest homelessness among students and others. Hoodline 1/8/16

This story references the apparently random shooting in September 2013 of SF State student Justin Valdez, killed by a fellow passenger on a light-rail vehicle in San Francisco. KQED 1/10/16

Phil Patent is president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas Coffee Investors. Vegas Inc 1/11/16

Alum Margaret McCarthy has been named interim director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. San Francisco Examiner 1/11/16

Alum Robert Graeff is retiring from his position as superintendent of the Ramona Unified School District in San Diego County. Ramona Sentinel 1/10/16

Alum Patrick Perrine is an entrepreneur who created the DogTelligent app. GayStar Business 1/9/16

SF State is a setting in a new work of fiction by author Jennifer Longo. Bustle 1/8/16


Jason Henderson, professor of geography & environment, commented on Facebook's $1 million donation to help fund a study to improve transportation along the Dumbarton corridor.KQED 1/7/16 

Alum Mike Vasey co-authored the book "A Field Guide to Manzanitas: California, North America, and Mexico.” Bay Nature 1/7/16 

SF State faculty members were mentioned in this story about an upcoming anniversary celebration for the American Association of University Women. Monterey Herald News 1/8/16; Vallejo Times-Herald 1/8/16San Jose Mercury News 1/8/16Daily Democrat 1/8/16; The Reporter.com 1/8/16; Marin Independent Journal 1/8/16 

A stabbing occurred near the SF State campus. San Francisco Examiner 1/7/16KTVU 1/7/16 (clip not available online) 


Patti Solomon-Rice, assistant professor in the department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, has been reappointed to the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board by California Governor Brown. California Newswire 1/6/16

Ryan Howell, associate professor of psychology, conducted research that shows people are happier when they seek new experiences instead of possessions. Communities Digital News 1/6/16

Former SF State student Justin Callier recently opened the North End Social Club in Tacoma. Tacoma Weekly 1/7/16

SF State is included in this round-up article about cyber-security. Executive Biz 1/7/16 


This article discusses sexual harassment in the field of astronomy and mentions former SF State Physics and Astronomy Adjunct Professor Geoffrey Marcy. The Atlantic 1/6/16

Alum, actor and playwright Aaron Davidman wrote the play "Wrestling Jerusalem," which will kick off the Mosaic Theater Company's "Voices from a Changing Middle East" festival in Washington D.C. Broadway World 1/6/16

Alum Joshua Van Buskirk is accused of arson. San Jose Mercury News 1/6/16; Contra Costa Times 1/5/16 

This article cites the 2010 SF State study that found that around half of all gay relationships are open. Breitbart News 1/6/16

This article cites a study examining the effects of posture conducted with SF State students. Sarasota Herald-Tribune 1/5/16


Students at SF State challenged a pouring rights contract that would have given a beverage company exclusive rights to sell its products on campus. BeyondChron 1/5/16

SF State alum Maha al Ghunaim is co-founder, vice chair and CEO of Global Investment House in Kuwait, and according to CNN, is one of six women "shaking up the Middle East's business world in 2016."  CNN 1/5/16

Alum and musician Joe Louis Walker, who was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2013, recently released his 25th album. Almanac Weekly 1/4/16

A study conducted by SF State researchers found that 17 percent of people are chronically late for work. WCIA-CBS 1/4/16 (clip not available online)

Members of San Francisco band and record label Wave Dweller met at the Depot on the SF State campus. Bay Bridged 1/4/16


A study conducted by Kenneth Paap, professor of psychology, refuting the hypothesis that bilingualism enhances general executive brain function has stirred controversy. Salon 1/4/16

Andrew Harris has been named dean of SF State's College of Liberal & Creative Arts. Chronicle of Higher Education 1/3/16

Criminal Justice professors Alex Gerould and Jeff Snipes co-authored a book with former NFL star Kermit Alexander exploring Alexander's personal tragedy and redemption.  CSNBA 12/25/15 (clip not available online).

A claim made by SF State student Niall McPolin that he was attacked by a bear while skiing in Lake Tahoe was apparently a hoax.  Belfast Telegraph 1/2/16

Students at SF State challenged a pouring rights contract that would have given a beverage company exclusive rights to sell its products on-campus. San Francisco Chronicle 12/31/15

As part of the "100 Voices Strong" campaign, SF State students were interviewed by creators of a new app called Flyy that allows people to create anonymous posts about sexual violence. Huffington Post 12/29/15

An SF State student named Tony volunteered to serve meals to the homeless on Christmas Day. KTVU-SF (Fox) 12/25/15; KCBA-Monterey (Fox) 12/25/15 (clips not available online).

SF State alum Bob Graeff is superintendent of the Ramona Unified School District in San Diego County. San Diego Union-Tribune 1/2/16

Former SF State student Kathy Bramwell Ostram recalls the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. Digital Journal 1/1/16

Alum Robin Winston is now a morning traffic reporter for KRON News in San Francisco. TV News Check 12/31/15

SF State alum and journalist Ben Fong-Torres is featured in this article. SF Gate 12/29/15

Former SF State student Peter Coyote, one of the founders of "The Diggers" movement in San Francisco during the 1960s, is interviewed. CNN 12/26/15 (clip not available online)

SF State alum and actor Jeffrey Tambor is interviewed on Fresh Air.  WDET 12/31/15; KQED-FM 12/30/15; WNYC-FM 12/30/15; WAMU-FM 12/30/15; KNPR 12/30/15; WHYY 12/30/15; WDET 12/30/15; WESA-FM 12/30/15; KUT 90.5 12/30/15; Capital Public Radio 12/30/15; KNOW-FM 12/30/15; WBEZ-FM 12/30/15; NPR-U.S. Cable 12/30/15; Milwaukee Public Radio 12/30/15  (clips not available online)

Toxic mercury has been found in the fog that rolls in to San Francisco from the Pacific Ocean. The FogNet project captures fog samples for analysis and SF State is the site of the one the sampling stations. SF Gate 1/4/16

This article mentions a study by SF State researchers that found that LGBTQ young people who were rejected by their families were eight times more likely to attempt suicide. Global Viral News 1/3/16

This article cites the 2010 SF State study that found that around half of all gay relationships are open. The Daily Beast 1/1/16

The oral histories of workers who built the Golden Gate Bridge were recorded for the 50th anniversary of the span in 1987 and are preserved in SF State's Labor Archive and Research Center. J Weekly 12/31/15

SF State's gospel choir is mentioned in this article about Bay-area musician Mike Blankenship.  The Bay Bridged 12/23/15