SF State in the News 2012

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


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December

Alum Frank Risso has been appointed as South San Francisco's new city treasurer. San Mateo Daily Journal 12/31/12


Alum Peter Sinn Nachtrieb wrote a new play titled "Bob," which premieres this month. Broadway World 12/31/12


Material from the University's Labor Archives is featured in a segment about the building of the Golden Gate Bridge. KGO radio 12/31/12 (Clip not available online)


In 2012, Les Wong stepped down as president of Northern Michigan University to become president of SF State. WBUP TV Marquette, Mich. 12/31/12; WBKPDT TV Marquette, Mich. 12/31/12; WLUC TV Marquette, Mich. 12/24/12 (Clips not available online)


Professor of Communication Studies Joseph Tuman discusses Governor Jerry Brown's political career. KCBS Radio 12/30/12 (Clip not available online)


In this rebroadcast clip, SF State students who are recipients of scholarships from the Bay Area Gardeners Foundation are profiled. ABC7 TV San Francisco 12/30/12


Alum Solomon Jamerson discusses his military service in this article about Korean War veterans. Examiner.com 12/30/12


Bob Herlocker, former pitcher for SF State's baseball team, will be inducted into the Vallejo Sports Hall of Fame on March 2. Napa Valley Register 12/30/12

 


Student Adrienne Jan suggests improvements to San Francisco's public transportation system in a letter to the editor. San Francisco Chronicle 12/30/12


In this rebroadcast clip, Professor of Design and Industry Martin Linder is profiled for his Industrial Design Outreach project at a local high school. KPIX-TV San Francisco 12/29/12


Student and filmmaker Daniel Kautz is profiled. Newark Patch 12/28/12


All four members of the band, The Stone Foxes are alums who met at SF State. KQED Radio 12/27/12


Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn has released a United Nations-sponsored study that identifies a method to monitor global bee populations. Wisconsin Ag Connection 12/27/12


An SF State study on the economic value of California's beaches is cited. The Coast News 12/27/12


Professor of Political Science Robert C. Smith discusses the issues surrounding politicians from minority backgrounds. NPR (blog) 12/26/12


Whirlwind Wheelchair's rugged RoughRider wheelchairs are now for sale in the United States. KGO Radio San Francisco 12/26/12 (Clip not available online)


DJ Richie Panic, who attended SF State, recently performed at Fort Mason in San Francisco. San Francisco Examiner 12/26/12


This article about archiving television material references the Bay Area TV Archive at SF State. KQED (blog) 12/26/12


Alum Doug Garrison has retired as president of Monterey Peninsula College. Monterey County Herald 12/26/12


Alum Garrett Pock was recently sworn in to the Martinez Police Department. Martinez News-Gazette 12/26/12


Alum Gloria Stumm is showcasing her watercolor paintings in a new exhibit. Vineland Daily Journal 12/26/12


The work of SF State's Family Acceptance Project is cited. NJ Spotlight 12/28/12; Boston Globe 12/25/12


Robert Keith Collins will take part in a roundtable discussion on mixed race identity as part of a series of events on race at the University of Michigan. AnnArbor.com 12/25/12


Adenike Hamilton, president of Associated Students at SF State, comments on California Assembly Bill 970, which requires the California State University Board of Trustees consult students before implementing tuition fee increases. San Francisco Examiner 12/25/12


SF State research on the importance of peer play groups for autistic children is cited. The Tribune-Review 12/24/12

 


Photography student Centa Friedman produces artwork for her husband Jay Friedman's albums. Mission Local 12/24/12

 


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell discusses last minute holiday shopping. The Globe and Mail 12/24/12


Alum Ed Barberini is profiled for his work as Millbrae's chief of police.  San Mateo Daily Journal 12/24/12


Alums Ronald and Reginald Richardson are identical twins who share the job of principal at Claremont Middle School in Oakland. San Francisco Chronicle 12/23/12; Washington Times 12/24/12


Jake Shields, a professional mixed martial artist, attended SF State on a wrestling scholarship. USA Today 12/23/12

 


James Walker Benét, a journalist and activist who taught at SF State, is remembered. San Francisco Chronicle 12/22/12


Campus Emergency Coordinator Gayle Orr-Smith discusses steps to take in the event of an active shooter on campus. Technorati 12/22/12


In this holiday wish list by foreign policy experts, Associate Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin hopes for a significant cut to U.S. military spending. Foreign Policy 12/21/12


SF State students helped create radio and TV commercials for a Goodwill fundraising drive. Digital Journal 12/21/12


Senior Research Scientist William Cochlan is interviewed about toxic algae blooms that may be boosted by ocean acidification. Yahoo News 12/21/12


Alum Deborah Budd has been named president of Berkeley City College. Post News Group 12/21/12


Alum Allison Jones has joined the firm MacKay Sposito as a Geographic Information Systems specialist. Vancouver Business Journal 12/21/12


Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Operations Brian J. Beatty comments on the advantage of hybrid courses, which blend online and face-to-face instruction. Campus Technology Magazine 12/2012


Happiness research from SF State is mentioned in news about surveys of Romanian citizens' happiness. Romania Insider 12/20/12


Professor of Health Education Erik Peper has found that altering your body posture can improve your mood. Elite Daily 12/20/12


A story about members of the LBGT community who feel isolated during the holidays mentions a study by the Family Acceptance Project, which found that LGBT people who were rejected by their families were much more likely to use drugs or be depressed. Salt Lake City Weekly 12/19/12


Student Justin Hulog was one of the winners of the Kulinarya Cooking Competition, a competition among Filipino-American chefs to cook the best Filipino dish. Inquirer Global Nation 12/19/12


Alum Pamina Traylor, a glass sculptor, is profiled. KQET TV Monterey, CA 12/19/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum Kyle A. Amick recently completed basic training for the U.S. Navy. Manteca Bulletin 12/19/12


Student Justin Hulog was one of the winners of the Kulinarya Cooking Competition, a competition among Filipino-American chefs to cook the best Filipino dish. Asian Journal 12/19/12


Congressman Mike Thompson, who formerly taught public administration courses at SF State, will lead a congressional task force on gun control. San Jose Mercury News 12/19/12


Alum Stephen Gillett has been named the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Symantec, an information security company. Equities.com 12/19/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about anti-union legislation recently passed in Michigan. Truthout 12/18/12


Film Archivist Alex Cherian explains his work reviewing and cataloguing the history of the Bay Area's local TV news footage. KQED Radio 12/18/12


Journalist Jim Benét, who formerly taught at SF State and was known for his work covering the Bay Area's Free Speech Movement, died last week. The Press Democrat 12/18/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about anti-union legislation recently passed in Michigan. California Labor Federation news 12/18/12


Professor of Sociology Allen LeBlanc says that same-sex couples who are married report less psychological distress than their unmarried counterparts. Queerty 12/17/12


Alum Roger Hite writes about the fiscal cliff and lessons about language and rhetoric that he learned from former SF State President S.I. Hiyakawa. The Register Guard 12/17/12


Professor of Social Work Brian DeVries will speak about bereavement among LGBT adults at a conference on positive aging. NoozHawk.com 12/17/12


Alum Thea Colton explains her involvement with Workaday, a nonprofit that helps high school students find career inspiration. Good Times 12/17/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on the impact that the reelection of President Obama will have on unions. Industry Week 12/17/12


Philosophy Lecturer Ann Robertson writes about unions' stance toward corporations who demand tax breaks in order to stay in a city. Counter Currents 12/16/12


Student Justin Hulog was one of the winners of the Kulinarya Cooking Competition, a competition amongst Filipino-American chefs to cook the best Filipino dish. Asian Week 12/14/12


Alumna Deborah Budd has been named president of Berkeley City College. Oakland Tribune 12/14/12


Alum Randy Schwartz has been named the new city manager for Hillsborough.San Mateo Daily Journal 12/14/12


Doctoral Student Tom Drescher will resign from his role as principal of Tamalpais High School. Mill Valley Patch 12/13/12


SF State's Department of Public Administration released the results of a national survey ranking the quality of city's websites. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel blog 12/13/12


The Gospel Gators at SF State were recently named a runner up in the national gospel choir competition. KALW Radio San Francisco 12/13/12


Student Laura Guluzzy has organized a meeting between Half Moon Bay high school students and seniors to discuss intergenerational communication skills. Half Moon Bay Review 12/13/12


Doris Coonrad, who is reported to have studied at SF State, has released a cookbook based on her career in catering. The Almanac 12/13/12


History Lecturer Felicia Viator comments on the image of Compton, Calif. as an exemplar of black urban life. KCET TV online 12/13/12


A student who overcame drug addiction, abuse and disease to earn a certification in peer counseling and mental health is profiled. Catholic San Francisco 12/12/12


Professor of Audiology Marcia Raggio has been appointed to California's Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board by Governor Jerry Brown. Imperial Valley News 12/12/12


The Gospel Gators at SF State will perform at Yoshi's San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 12/12/12


In a rebroadcast of an earlier interview, Professor of Physics and Astronomy Roger Bland describes what he has found recording the sounds of blue whales in the Pacific Ocean. KALW Radio San Francisco 12/12/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about anti-union legislation recently passed in Michigan. The Hill blog 12/12/12


Philosophy Lecturer Ann Robertson writes about the decline of organized labor during the current economic recession. CounterPunch 12/11/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan contests a recent claim by WalMart that 90 percent of workers at the company "love" their jobs. In These Times 12/11/12


SF State's Family Acceptance project, which focuses on the challenges that LGBT people face in coming out to their families, is profiled. Huffington Post blog 12/11/12


Professor of Marketing Subodh Bhat comments on gas prices, saying consumers can mistakenly judge products with a higher price as being higher quality. Transportation Nation 12/11/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan contests a recent claim by WalMart that 90 percent of workers at the company "love" their jobs. Sky Valley Chronicle 12/10/12


History Lecturer Sue Englander is featured in a profile of Bolerium Books, a storied radical bookstore that she co-owns. Mission Local 12/10/12


Alum Howard Goldblatt, who also taught at SF State, is one of the world's foremost Chinese-English language translators. Tablet Magazine 12/10/12


Alum Brian Babcock has been named the editor of The Campbell Reporter newspaper. San Jose Mercury News 12/10/12


Alum Dan Hicks, a renowned musician with folk, jazz, and swing influences, is interviewed about his career. St. Augustine.com 12/10/12


An alum who worked for former San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk describes the politician's life and career. WOUC TV Zanesville, OH 12/9/12; WPBS TV Watertown, NY 12/9/12; KTOO TV Juneau AK 12/9/12 (Clips not available online)


Assistant Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Dina Ibrahim is interviewed about political unrest in Egypt, her home country. KCBS Radio San Francisco 12/9/12; KCBS Radio San Francisco 12/8/12 (Clips not available online)


Alessandro Baccari, the former associate dean of SF State's College of Business, is an historian of the Italian-American experience in the North Beach neighborhood. San Francisco Chronicle 12/8/12


SF State's Family Acceptance Project is mentioned in news about the Mormon Church launching a website calling for greater understanding of LGBT issues. Religion Dispatches 12/7/12


Student Brenda Lopez is interviewed about a possible fee increase for commuters who park at BART stations. KPIX TV 12/7/12 (Clip not available online)


Director of Labor Studies John Logan contests a recent claim by WalMart that 90 percent of workers at the company "love" their jobs. The Hill blog 12/7/12


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto comments on athletes' body language and says that the victory pose signals dominance. Cootamundra Herald 12/6/12


Alums Paul Desmond and Cal Tjader, who played with legendary jazz composer and bandleader Dave Brubek, are featured in news of the musician's recent death. San Francisco Chronicle 12/6/12


Sculptor Joe Brubaker, who formerly taught art classes at SF State, is profiled. Marin Independent Journal 12/6/12


Jock Reynolds, who formerly taught art at SF State and is now the director of the Yale University Art Gallery, is profiled. The New York Times 12/6/12


Adjunct Professor of Secondary Education Kate Kinsella writes about education standards in communication skills. Language Magazine 12/6/12


Alum Cal Tjader, a pioneering musician focused on Latin percussion, is profiled. KPLU Radio Seattle 12/6/12


Alum Brian Babcock has been named the editor of The Campbell Reporter newspaper. San Jose Mercury News 12/6/12


Alum Lavy Oktalia has been named controller of Molokai Ranch in Hawaii. The Maui News 12/6/12


Felecia Gaston, who is reported to have studied at SF State and runs an organization helping disadvantaged children in the performing arts, is profiled. Pacific Sun 12/6/12


Musician Lion Ben-Hur, who is reported to have studied at SF State, is profiled. J Weekly 12/6/12


An alum who worked for former San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk describes the politician's life and career. KPNE TV North Platte, NE 12/6/12 (Clip not available online)


A student with alopecia talks about the difficulties of living with the disease. MTV True Life 12/6/12 (Clip not available online)


SF State students are mentioned in analysis of whether national immigration reform would help foreign students stay in the United States to work in Silicon Valley. Bloomberg TV 12/5/12 (Clip not available online)


The Alexander String Quartet, artists-in-residence at SF State, will offer a free chamber music concert this Friday. Examiner.com 12/5/12


Alum Warren Panico has been named the new president and CEO of Bar-S Foods, a meat and poultry company. Phoenix Business Journal 12/5/12


Alumna Wendy Gold is one of 13 artists selected to create public art pieces for the "Hearts in San Francisco" exhibition. Stark Insider 12/5/12


Jeffrey Jaworowski, who is reported to have studied at SF State, has been named the assistant principal of Moon Area Middle School in Pennsylvania. Robinson-Moon Patch 12/5/12


Alum Michael Fanelli ran the 100,000th mile of his life at the recent Philadelphia Marathon. KPIX TV San Francisco 12/5/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum Jim Nantell, the city manager of Burlingame, Calif., was honored after announcing his retirement. The Daily Journal 12/4/12


Student Tucker Larson, who is battling cancer, had the chance to meet with the players of his favorite minor league hockey team before a game. Stockton Record 12/4/12


An alum who worked for former San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk describes the politician's life and career. WCML TV Alpena, MI 12/4/12; WOUC TV Zanesville, OH 12/3/12; KTOO Juneau, AK 12/3/12 (Clips not available online)


An alum who worked for former San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk describes the politician's life and career. WUFT TV Gainesville, FL 12/5/12; WPBS TV Watertown, NY 12/5/12; KPNE TV North Palatte, NE 12/5/12; KTEJ TV Jonesboro, AR 12/5/12; OETA TV Oklahoma, City, OK 12/4/12 (Clips not available online)


Alumna Wendy Gold is one of 13 artists selected to create public art pieces for the "Hearts in San Francisco" exhibition. Asian Week 12/4/12


Alum Davide Verotta will compose music for the Berkeley Symphony's Under Construction Composers Program, which highlights emerging composers. San Francisco Classical Voice 12/4/12


Assistant Professor of Cinema Ben Ridgeway, who creates experimental animated films, is featured in a list of emerging animators. Animation World Network 12/4/12


Alum Thom Sanchez, the business development director for a waste management company in Lodi, Calif., has been inducted into San Joaquin County's Mexican-American Hall of Fame. Lodi News-Sentinel 12/3/12


A psychologist who works part-time at SF State is quoted in an article about people who live with roommates while saving money to purchase a house. San Francisco Chronicle 12/1/12


November

A report about a possible permit extension for the Outside Lands music festival mentions an SF State study documenting the economic impact of the annual event on the city of San Francisco. NBC Bay Area 11/30/12 (Clip not available online)


In a rebroadcast of an earlier interview, Professor of Asian American Studies Laureen Chew discusses the history and formation of ethnic studies at SF State. KALW Radio San Francisco online 11/29/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about WalMart workers who are protesting low wages and poor working conditions. San Francisco Chronicle 11/29/12


Associate Professor of Geography and Human Environmental Studies Jason Henderson comments on parking management plans in San Francisco. KGO Radio San Francisco 11/29/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum and Grammy-winning singer Johnny Mathis is profiled. Midland Daily News 11/29/12


Alum Gail Tsukiyama has released a novel about the Chinese Cultural Revolution during the 1960s and 1970s. The Rafu Shimpo 11/29/12


Musician and activist Boots Riley comments on the influence of his father, who participated in SF State's 1960s student strikes. Rolling Stone 11/29/12


Alum Erik Alves is interviewed about his career as a sportscaster. Manteca Bulletin 11/29/12


Alum Marie Santelices comments on the reunion of her rock band Broken Toys, which experienced success in the 1980s. The Stockton Record 11/29/12


Students at SF State and other California State University campuses will receive a refund for money they paid toward a tuition increase that was cancelled due to the passage of Prop. 30. San Francisco Public Press 11/28/12


Assistant Professor of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri writes about the foreign policy challenges of President Obama's second term. Tehran Times 11/28/12


Alum Nancy Calhoun, a renowned watercolor painter, is showcasing her work at a gallery exhibit. San Jose Mercury News 11/28/12


Norman Yee recently won a closely contested seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors for District 7, an area that includes SF State. Rafu Shimpo 11/27/12


Alum Ernest Gaines, a renowned author and winner of the MacArthur Foundation fellowship, is profiled. OffBeat Magazine 11/27/12


SF State students are volunteering at a free health clinic for immigrant communities in the Mission District. Mission Local 11/27/12


Student Shawna Haner comments on a popular ridesharing service that uses a smartphone app to help her find passengers requesting a ride in her car. Mission Local 11/27/12


Pacifica native and basketball player Decensae White, who played previously at Texas Tech University and Santa Clara University, transferred to SF State and is playing on the men's basketball team. San Jose Mercury News 11/27/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on WalMart workers who plan to strike over the holiday season. Beyond Chron 11/26/12; CNN TV 11/24/12 (Clip not available online); East Bay Express 11/21/12; Sacramento Bee 11/21/12; Berkeley Daily Planet 11/21/12


Alum Betty Goerke is an expert on the Coast Miwok Native American tribe, which lived in what is now Marin County. Pacific Sun 11/26/12


Dr. Chui L. Tsang, who is the superintendent and president of Santa Monica College and formerly taught at SF State, is interviewed. Santa Monica Mirror 11/23/12


Assistant Professor of Management Jennifer Tosti-Kharas finds that identification with one's former employer can promote well-being among the unemployed. Spiegel 11/22/12 (In German)


Alum Hari Dillon pleaded guilty to laundering money at the Vanguard Public Foundation, a social justice charity.San Francisco Chronicle 11/21/12; The Bay Citizen 11/15/12


An architecture and design firm that has been praised for its work at SF State has merged with another leading firm. San Francisco Business Times 11/21/12


Activist JR Valrey, who was inspired to pursue a career in journalism after participating in a high school journalism program at SF State, is interviewed. San Francisco Bay View 11/21/12


Alum Ernest Gaines, a renowned author and winner of the MacArthur Foundation fellowship, is profiled. WVUE TV New Orleans 11/20/12 (Clip not available online)


A science teacher who participated in an SF State program to give resources and teaching skills to biology instructors is profiled. San Jose Mercury News 11/20/12


Africana Studies Lecturer Davey D. Cook comments on the political implications of Florida Senator Marco Rubio's recent discussion of hip hop history. Washington Examiner 11/19/12


SF State's Family Acceptance Project is mentioned in an opinion piece about organizations that advocate for LBGT rights. Advocate.com 11/19/12


In a rebroadcast of an earlier interview, the late Wilma Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation, discussed her time at SF State. OETA TV Oklahoma City, OK 11/19/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum Miko Matsumura writes about online privacy for smartphones and mobile devices. Forbes 11/19/12


SF State's "Golden Gate Xpress" student newspaper has been named among the nation's best. SCVTV News 11/19/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on WalMart workers who plan to strike over the holidays. The Nation blog 11/19/12


A man found guilty of killing an SF State alumna in 1985 will be scheduled for execution. KNTV TV San Francisco 11/16/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum Michael Fanelli plans to run the 100,000th mile of his life at the upcoming Philadelphia Marathon. San Francisco Chronicle 11/16/12


Alumna and renowned actress Annette Bening is profiled. WAVE TV Louisville, KY 11/16/12 (Clip not available online)


Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about WalMart workers who plan to strike over the holidays. The Hill blog 11/16/12


SF State is mentioned in news of Timothy White, the incoming chancellor of the California State University system, voluntarily taking a 10 percent salary cut. Pleasanton Weekly 11/15/12; San Francisco Appeal 11/14/12; KTVU TV San Francisco 11/14/12


Alum Bob Buckter, a renowned house-painting consultant known as "Dr. Color," is profiled. The Wall Street Journal 11/15/12


Alum Kenichi Takahashi is the set designer for a theater production of "White Christmas" in Stockton, Calif. Stockton Record 11/15/12


Alum and writer Fred Setterberg will read from his novel about growing up in blue collar San Leandro. San Leandro Patch 11/15/12


Alum Hari Dillon pleaded guilty to laundering money at the Vanguard Public Foundation, a social justice charity. NBC Bay Area.com 11/15/12


Alum Jack Gilbert, a renowned poet who also taught at SF State, passed away this week. Los Angeles Times 11/14/12 ; Los Angeles Times 11/13/12 ; Big News Network 11/14/12 ; One News Page 11/14/12


President Leslie Wong comments on a proposal to impose fees on students who take extra credits, repeat courses or take units beyond what they need to graduate. KQED Radio Online 11/13/12


SF State students voice their opposition to a proposal to impose fees on California State University students who take extra credits, repeat courses or take units beyond what they need to graduate. KRON TV San Francisco 11/13/12; KGO TV San Francisco 11/12/12 (Clip not available online); Portland Press Herald 11/11/12 ; Woodland Daily Democrat 11/11/12; San Francisco Chronicle 11/10/12; Amarillo Globe-News 11/10/12; Daily Reporter 11/10/12 ; WTOP Radio Washington D.C. Online 11/10/12


Alum Reza Mohajerinejad, a former political prisoner in Iran, will speak at Southern Oregon University about the relationship between Iran and the United States. Mail Tribune 11/13/12


Votes are still being counted to determine San Francisco's supervisor for District 7, an area that includes SF State. SF Appeal 11/13/12 ; CBS TV San Francisco Online 11/13/12


Alum Jack Gilbert, a renowned poet who also taught at SF State, passed away this week. San Francisco Chronicle 11/13/12


Assistant Professor of Management Jennifer Tosti-Kharas finds that identification with one's former employer can promote well-being among the unemployed. The Conversation 11/12/12 ; TruthDive 11/10/12 ; PsychCentral 11/10/12 ; e! Science News 11/9/12 ; iVillage 11/9/12; Science Daily 11/9/12


SF State celebrated the opening of an on-campus student veterans' center on Friday. KQED Radio San Francisco 11/12/12 (Clip not available online); KGO TV San Francisco Online 11/9/12; KGO TV San Francisco 11/9/12; KTVU TV San Francisco 11/9/12 (Clips not available online)


Veteran Services Coordinator Rogelio Manaois comments on processing of student veterans' benefits. KGO Radio 11/12/12 (Clip not available online)


Alumna Nadine Torren Bubeck, a news anchor in Phoenix, is profiled. San Jose Mercury News 11/12/12


Alum Gilman Louie, a venture capitalist, has joined the board of directors of The Markle Foundation, a charity focused on information technology. Enhanced Online News 11/12/12


Votes are still being counted to determine San Francisco's supervisor for District 7, an area that includes SF State. CBS TV San Francisco Online 11/12/12 ; SF Appeal 11/12/12  ; KTVU TV San Francisco Online 11/9/12 ; SF Appeal 11/9/12


SF State's Filipino American student organization, PACE, is mentioned in news of the re-election of San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Eric Mar, a former faculty member. Inquirer Global Nation 11/11/12


Alum Misha Anissimov is the coordinator of the film program at the University of San Carlos in the Philippines.Inquirer News 11/11/12


History Lecturer Steve Leikin is featured in a photo of a voter registration rally at SF State. KQED blog 11/12/12


Alumni Christopher Collins and Erica Filanc Tanamachi are preparing to take their San Francisco-based fashion brand to a nationwide audience. San Francisco Chronicle 11/12/12


SF State's Poetry Center has collaborated with the Before Columbus Foundation, an educational nonprofit, in a series of readings and presentations. CSPAN2 TV 11/11/12 (Clip not available online)


English Lecturer Mary Winegarden was awarded an American Book Award for "The Translator's Sister," a book of poetry. CSPAN2 TV 11/11/12 (Clip not available online)


Daniel Coshnear, a fiction writer who teaches writing at SF State's College of Extended Learning, is profiled. Santa Rosa Press Democrat 11/11/12


Student Jonathan Young is leading a project to remove invasive fish species from San Francisco's Mountain Lake. San Francisco Chronicle 11/10/12


Student and military veteran Joshua Converse comments on the challenges that veterans face when transitioning to student and civilian life. Santa Cruz Sentinel 11/10/12


Prop. F, a San Francisco ballot proposition that would have drained and restored Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, was rejected in all of the city's voting precincts except the one that includes SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 11/10/12


Adam Burke, director of the Institute for Holistic Health Studies, comments on the practice of self-hypnosis for hypnotherapy. About.com 11/10/12


Professor of Political Science Robert Smith comments on the role of race relations in the presidency and reelection efforts of President Obama. Afro 11/7/12


Alum Matt Vaughn, a newscaster for a TV station in Chico, CA, is profiled. Manteca Bulletin 11/8/12


Professor of Health Education Erik Peper has found that altering your body posture can improve your mood. WITI TV Milwaukee 11/9/12; KOKI TV Tulsa, OK 11/8/12; WDAF TV Kansas City, MO 11/8/12 (Clips not available online); News Fix 11/8/12


SF State will celebrate the new opening of a new student veterans center on campus today. KNTV TV San Francisco 11/9/12 (Clip not available online)


Assistant Professor of Management Jennifer Tosti-Kharas finds that unemployed workers who continue to identify with their former employer report higher well being even after being fired or laid off from the company. ScienceBlog.com 11/9/12


Alum Victor Jin, a real estate investor in Alameda, is profiled. Alameda Sun 11/9/12


A fire started at a house in a residential neighborhood near SF State. KTVU TV San Francisco 11/9/12 (Clip not available online)


SF State student and alum photographers showcased their work at a recent gallery show. SF Weekly Blog 11/9/12


Assistant Professor of Biology Vance Vredenburg is studying how a deadly fungus is killing frogs in the wild. KQET TV Monterey, CA 11/8/12 (Clip not available online)


Caitlin Ryan, director of the Family Acceptance Project, will speak to a local school board in Canada about how families can support and protect LGBT children. French Tribune 11/8/12 ; Durhamregion.com 11/7/12


SF State students will voice their opposition to a recent proposal to impose fees on California State University students who take extra credits, repeat courses or take units beyond what they need to graduate. Marin Independent Journal 11/9/12 ; San Jose Mercury News 11/9/12 ; San Francisco Chronicle 11/8/12 ; The Oakland Tribune 11/8/12 ; SF Appeal 11/8/12 ; KTVU TV San Francisco 11/8/12 (Clip not available online)


Votes are still being counted to determine San Francisco's supervisor for District 7, an area that includes SF State. SF Appeal 11/9/12; KTVU TV San Francisco Online 11/8/12


Assistant Professor of Management Jennifer Tosti-Kharas finds that identification with one's former employer can promote well-being among the unemployed. Healthline 11/8/12


Professor of Communication Studies Joseph Tuman and Associate Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung comment on the reelection of President Obama. NBC Bay Area.com 11/7/12 ; San Francisco Appeal 11/7/12 ; Pleasanton Weekly 11/7/12


SF State students are mentioned in news of the passage of Prop. 30, which will increase taxes to pay for public education. SF Bay 11/7/12


Professor of Health Education Erik Peper has found that altering your body posture can improve your mood. KOKI TV Tulsa, OK 11/8/12; WTXF TV Philadelphia 11/7/12


Sigmund Stern Grove, a city park near the SF State campus, is profiled. Curbed SF 11/7/12


Alum and painter Robert Steiner is the winner of the 2012 Federal Duck Stamp competition and the 2012 California State Duck Stamp competition. Highland News 11/7/12


Student Marcela Pimentel comments on her opposition to a recent proposal to impose fees on California State University students who take extra credits, repeat courses or take units beyond what they need to graduate. San Francisco Chronicle 11/6/12


Professor of Health Education Erik Peper has found that altering your body posture can improve your mood. WJCL TV Savannah, GA 11/6/12; WALB TV Albany, GA 11/6/12; KCWE TV Kansas City, MO 11/6/12; WWSB TV Tampa Bay 11/6/12; WFXW TV Terre Haute, IN 11/6/12; WXXV TV Biloxi, MS 11/6/12; WDIO TV Duluth, MN 11/6/12; WOI TV Des Moines, IA 11/6/12; KOTA TV Rapid City, SD 11/6/12; WPEC TV West Palm Beach, FL 11/5/12; NWCN TV Seattle 11/5/12; HLN TV 11/5/12; KTNV TV Las Vegas 11/5/12; WDAF TV 11/5/12; XETV TV San Diego 11/5/12 (Clips not available online); Glamour 11/5/12 ; Examiner.com 11/5/12


Professor of Social Work Anabel Pelham was unsuccessful in her bid for a seat on the Los Altos City Council. San Jose Mercury News 11/7/12; Contra Costa Times 11/6/12; Los Altos Patch 11/6/12


Professor of Health Education Erik Peper has found that altering your body posture can improve your mood. Yahoo! News Canada 11/6/12 ; Yahoo! Screen 11/6/12  (Clip at 1:50 mark); KQCK TV Cheyenne, WY 11/6/12; KGUN TV Tuscon, AZ 11/6/12; KTVZ TV Bend, OR 11/6/12; KJUD TV Juneau, AK 11/6/12


A musical ensemble that recently performed at SF State is profiled.

San Francisco Classical Voice 11/6/12


SF State students comment on issues that are important to them as voters. KQED blog 11/6/12


Alum Roderick Daus-Magbual comments on the prevalence of diabetes in Asian and Pacific Islander groups. San Francisco Chronicle 11/6/12


President Leslie Wong comments on the diversity of SF State's student body and the University's outlook toward Prop. 30. KGO Radio 11/5/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum Rocco Pendola writes about political beliefs entering into investing decisions. The Street 11/5/12


Professor of Health Education Erik Peper has found that altering your body posture can improve your mood. HLN TV 11/5/12; WJXT TV Jacksonville, FL 11/5/12; XETV TV San Diego 11/5/12; KCPQ TV Seattle 11/5/12; KTNV TV Las Vegas 11/5/12; KOCO TV Oklahoma City 11/5/12; WKRN TV Nashville 11/5/12; WBBH TV Fort Meyers, FL 11/5/12 (Clips not available online)


Alumna Virgie Tovar, the editor of a recently released book titled "Hot & Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls on Life, Love, and Fashion," is profiled. San Francisco Chronicle 11/5/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on his opposition to Prop. 32, a ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. Labor Notes 11/5/12


Paul Tasner, a guest lecturer at SF State's MBA program, is interviewed about PulpWorks, Inc., a company he formed to provide more environmentally friendly packaging options for products. North Bay Business Journal 11/5/12


A plaque at Lake Merced, near the SF State campus, commemorates a gun duel in 1859 by two politicians who disagreed over slavery. Curbed San Francisco 11/5/12


A lecture on LGBT rights and activism in Laos will be held on the SF State campus. Asian Week 11/5/12


SF State film students produced a video to examine voters' feelings toward Prop. 36, a ballot initiative that would revise California's three-strikes-on-crime law. KQED blog 11/5/12


Alum Misha Annisimov is the coordinator of the film program at the University of San Carlos in the Philippines. Inquirer News 11/4/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on his opposition to Prop. 32, which would have restricted union donations. KPIX TV San Francisco 11/4/12


Students will present a dance, theater and music show in the Mission District, to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Mission Local 11/2/12


Alum Michael Fanelli plans to run the 100,000th mile of his life at the upcoming Philadelphia Marathon. The Sacramento Bee 11/2/12


An architecture and design firm that has been praised for its work at SF State is merging with another leading firm. The Herald 11/2/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on his opposition to Prop. 32. Truthout 11/5/12; KPIX TV San Francisco 11/4/12 (Clips not available online); Governing Magazine 11/2/12


Andrew Jolivette, chair of the Department of American Indian Studies, writes about the role of race in the Presidential election and Obama's Presidency. The Policy Press blog 11/2/12


Scientists from SF State's Romberg Tiburon Center who are monitoring currents on the bay are mentioned in a story about the new location for the Exploratorium museum on the San Francisco waterfront. San Francisco Chronicle 11/1/12


SF State's Dilena Takeyama Center for the Study of Japan and Japanese Culture will host a screening of a film about women in the sport of judo. Asian Week 11/1/12


Student Pilar Gordillo comments on Day of the Dead celebrations at SF State. San Francisco Bay Guardian 11/1/12


Student Maggie Stockel is curating an exhibit on the history of the Camp Parks navy base in Dublin, Calif. San Jose Mercury News 11/1/12


SF State and Cañada College's joint nursing program is mentioned in an analysis of the Sequoia Heathcare District election. The Almanac 11/1/12


Voter turnout in San Francisco, including areas around SF State, is analyzed. Asian Week 11/1/12


Alum Claire Amber writes about exercise and body image. Huffington Post blog 11/1/12


A play produced by "Do it Live!," a theater company founded by recent SF State alums, is reviewed. SF Weekly blog 11/1/12


October

A story about the popular sandwich shop Ike's Place mentions its SF State location. SF Bay 10/31/12


Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Sybil Yang comments on the trend of monthly subscription services that deliver beauty supply samples to customers. The New York Times 10/31/12


Alumna Caro Perberton, Principal of Oceana High School in Pacifica, comments on the 50th anniversary of the school. San Jose Mercury News 10/31/12


SF State is mentioned in story about a Santa Cruz County Supervisor candidate's claims about his education history. San Lorenzo Valley Press-Banner 10/31/12


Student Jake Montero is interviewed at the San Francisco Giants' World Series parade on Wednesday. Santa Rosa Press Democrat 10/31/12


An opinion piece supporting a local congressional candidate mentions a campaign event at SF State. Examiner.com 10/31/12


Nathan Hare, who founded the nation's first Black Studies program at SF State, comments on the role of racism in the reelection efforts of President Obama. The Final Call 10/31/12


Student Aminah Owens comments on her decision to attend Wednesday's parade celebrating the San Francisco Giants’ World Series win. San Francisco Chronicle 10/30/12


Halloween has brought new attention to '"Zombie Bees," a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. Mexico Ledger blog 10/30/12; PLOS.org blog 10/30/12


SF State is mentioned in an editorial by a City College of San Francisco faculty member about the financial future of the school. San Francisco Examiner 10/30/12


Alum Michael Fanelli plans to run the 100,000th mile of his life at the upcoming Philadelphia Marathon. Marin Independent Journal 10/30/12


A video made by SF State students about Day of the Dead celebrations is mentioned in an article about Day of the Dead events nationwide. VOXXI News 10/30/12


Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Sue V. Rosser writes about the impact that leadership by women in the sciences have on the advancement of the field. Chronicle of Higher Education 10/29/12 (Subscription required)


SF State's college re-entry program for ex-felons is mentioned in a profile of a student enrolled in a similar program at Rutgers University. Chronicle of Higher Education 10/29/12 (Subscription required)


SF State students have registered more than 4,000 new voters in one of the most successful registration efforts in the California State University system. Long Beach Post 10/29/12Pasadena News-Star 10/25/12


SF State was named one of the top 20 master's institutions in the nation for producing Fulbright scholars. Chronicle of Higher Education 10/28/12 (Subscription required)


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell finds that spending money on events or activities will not increase the buyer’s happiness if it is done to impress others. WTOP Radio Washington, DC 10/28/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum Danny Glover recently spoke about his career in activism, which began as a student at SF State. The Columbus Dispatch 10/27/12


Alumna Tanene Allison, communications director for the Texas Democratic Party and a formerly homeless youth who later graduated from Harvard, is profiled. The Austin American-Statesman 10/26/12


Dan Vohl, who is reported to have studied at SF State, is interviewed about his job as a projectionist at movie theaters throughout the Bay Area. Monterey Herald 10/26/12


Professor of Secondary Education Kate Kinsella recently spoke at a symposium focused on developing new teaching standards. Merced Sun-Star 10/29/12


SF State is mentioned in a story about the demand for Cantonese language services at City College of San Francisco. New America Media 10/26/12


Alum and crab fisherman Matt Riese has designed a hovercraft built to look like a DeLorean that he hoped to take to McCovey Cove during the World Series. Bloomberg 10/25/12; Bloomberg Business Week 10/25/12


SF State students comment on the possibility of further funding cuts in an analysis of Prop. 30, a November ballot initiative. Wall Street Journal 10/25/12


Assistant Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Grace Provenzano comments on "Citizen Hearst," a recent documentary about the life of publisher William Randolph Hearst. KGO Radio San Francisco 10/25/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum and writer Allen Wittenborn recently released his first novel, about an American in Burma searching for his missing brother. Mountain News 10/25/12


Possible funding cuts to SF State are mentioned in an analysis of Prop. 30, a November ballot initiative that would tax the wealthy to pay for public education. KPIX TV San Francisco 10/24/12 (Clip not available online)


SF State is participating in a program in which small local libraries can borrow books from a number of larger academic libraries. Sausalito Marinscope 10/24/12


SF State alum and restaurateur Mourad Lahlou has been appointed a "culinary ambassador" by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. KQED 10/22/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on his opposition to Prop. 32, a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. Santa Rosa Press-Democrat 10/21/12; KGO Radio San Francisco 10/21/12 (Clip not available online)


Student Justin Hulog participated in the Kulinarya Cooking Competition, competing against other Filipino-American chefs to cook the best Filipino dish. Inquirer Global Nation 10/21/12


An SF State student comments on her job running errands for customers through an online delivery service. Mission Local 10/21/12


Student Casey Conklin is mentioned in a story about an award presented to his father, Mike Conklin, for his work with disabled veterans. San Jose Mercury News 10/21/12


San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Eric Mar, a former faculty member, is running for reelection and faces a challenger in Political Science Lecturer David Lee. San Francisco Chronicle 10/20/12


SF State employee Wijaya Perara, also a real estate agent and mechanical contractor, is running for a city council seat in Rocklin. Asia Tribune 10/20/12


Alumna Bonnie Hobbs, a longtime reporter for a Northern Virginia newspaper, has been named Citizen of the Year of her town. The Washington Post 10/19/12


SF State is mentioned by a City College of San Francisco student writing about the rising cost of education. New America Media 10/19/12


SF State is mentioned in a story about local charter schools that are benefitting from entrepreneurs focused on education reform. San Francisco Business Times 10/19/12


Student Sadaf Malik comments on the budget problems throughout the California State University system. San Francisco Chronicle 10/19/12


Professor of Health Education Erik Peper has found that altering your body posture can improve your mood. Cosmopolitan 10/18/12


SF State students comment on the presidential election and the millennial generation's voting power. KQED Radio San Francisco online 10/18/12


SF State recently hosted the Philip K. Dick Festival, a celebration of the science fiction writer's work. KPCC Radio Southern California online 10/18/12


A recent political forum held on the SF State campus is mentioned in an analysis of the San Francisco supervisorial race. Asian Week 10/18/12


Alum Sean Mclain Brown will speak with writer and activist Maxine Hong Kingston at SF State's poetry center. SF Weekly 10/18/12


Associate Professor of History Dawn Bohulano Mabalon comments on the influence of Filipino workers and labor organizers in the farm labor movement made famous by Cesar Chavez. The New York Times 10/18/12


SF State students comment on the role of their generation in the presidential election. KQED Radio San Francisco 10/18/12 (Clip not available online)


Student Humberto Perez is running for reelection to the La Honda-Pescadero Unified School District board. Contra Costa Times 10/18/12


Alumna and flutist Sandra Betti will perform at the Sonora Bach Festival. The Union Democrat 10/18/12


Associate Professor of Psychology Chris Wright finds that job applicants view unusual puzzle-type questions asked in job interviews as unfair. News Track India 10/17/12; The Times of India 10/17/12; KGO Radio San Francisco 10/17/12 (Clip not available online); Business News Daily 10/16/12


SF State's Romberg Tiburon Center will hold its annual "Discovery Day" open house on Oct. 21. The Ark 10/17/12


An alum and performer known as DJ Platurn is profiled. San Francisco Examiner 10/17/12


A ballet performance at SF State's McKenna Theater is mentioned in a profile of Lines ballet company. San Francisco Chronicle 10/17/12


SF State's farmer's market, which occurs each Thursday on campus, is profiled. SF Weekly blog 10/17/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on his opposition to Prop. 32,  a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. Los Angeles Times 10/17/12


Alum and San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Eric Mar is running for reelection. San Francisco Chronicle 10/17/12


Political Science Lecturer David Lee is running for a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. San Francisco Chronicle 10/17/12


Alum Eduardo Martinez is running for a city council seat in Richmond. Richmond Confidential 10/17/12


Student Monika Skinner comments on immigration laws and the plight of undocumented immigrants. KQED Radio San Francisco blog 10/17/12


SF State's Romberg Tiburon Center will hold its annual "Discovery Day" open house on Oct. 21. Marin Independent Journal 10/16/12


Associate Professor of Psychology Chris Wright finds that job applicants view unusual puzzle-type questions asked in job interviews as unfair. PsychCentral 10/16/12; e! Science News 10/15/12 ; Yahoo! News blog 10/16/12


Alumna Monica M. Martinez has graduated from the Army's basic combat training at Fort Jackson in South Carolina. San Jose Mercury News 10/16/12


The Confucius Institute, a Chinese language and culture program that was founded at SF State and has spread to other college campuses, is profiled. KOFY TV San Francisco 10/15/12 (Clip not available online)


Philip P. Choy, 2005 recipient of the President’s Medal at SF State, has produced a guidebook describing the history and architecture of San Francisco’s Chinatown. Asian Week 10/15/12


Alumna Sherry McCoy is running for a city council seat in Hercules. Contra Costa Times 10/15/12; San Jose Mercury News 10/15/12


SF State recently held a voter registration rally to encourage students, faculty and staff to vote. KQED Radio blog 10/15/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on his opposition to Prop. 32, a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. The Sacramento Bee blog 10/15/12


Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on the San Francisco supervisorial race. SF Weekly blog 10/15/12

 


Alum Alexander V. Nichols, a lighting designer whose work with a dance company is debuting at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, is profiled. San Francisco Examiner 10/14/12


Alum Ann Johnston, the mayor of Stockton, Calif. comments on the city's bankruptcy and her run for reelection. The Stockton Record 10/14/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on his opposition to Prop. 32, a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. The Sacramento Bee 10/14/12


Student Woody Miller comments on proposed legislation that would ban public nudity in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 10/13/12


A letter to the editor about caring for LGBT children mentions a 2009 study by Caitlin Ryan, director of the Family Acceptance Project, which found that LGBT teens who were rejected by their families were much more likely to use drugs or be depressed. Salt Lake Tribune 10/13/12


Alumna Melody Stein writes about her experience of opening a popular San Francisco pizzeria staffed by deaf people. The New York Times 10/13/12 ; Pittzburgh Post-Gazette 10/13/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on his opposition to Prop. 32, which is a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. KTVU TV San Francisco 10/12/12; KXRI TV Reno 10/12/12 (Clips not available online)


Alumna Margaret Bennett is running for reelection to the school board in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. Wyckoff-Franklin Lakes Patch 10/20/12


More "Zombie Bees" have been discovered in the state of Washington through ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. The News Tribune 10/12/12


SF State's renowned former football coach, Vic Rowen, is featured in this interview. San Francisco Chronicle 10/11/12


"Zombie Bees" have been discovered for the first time in the state of Oregon through ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. The Daily Beast 10/11/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan discusses campaign finance reform and his opposition to Prop. 32, a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. The San Luis Obispo Tribune 10/11/12


Alum and renowned comedian Dana Carvey, who is performing a stand up comedy tour, is profiled. Harbor Country News 10/11/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on his opposition to Prop. 32, which is a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. Salon 10/11/12


A controversy surrounding a mural painted at SF State in 1994 is mentioned in a profile of the leader of the San Francisco Jewish Community Relations Council. J Weekly 10/11/12


Student Paul Murre, president of the California College Democrats, writes about his support for Prop. 30 and his opposition to Prop. 38, which are two competing ballot measures to fund education. Huffington Post blog 10/11/12


SF State has hired construction company C.W. Driver to manage construction of the new student recreation center and gym set to open in 2016. World Interior Design Network 10/10/12


Student Justin Hulog participated in the Kulinarya Cooking Competition, competing against other Filipino-American chefs to cook the best Filipino dish. Asian Journal 10/10/12


SF State students will help teach South San Francisco elementary school students about science as part of a San Mateo County education grant. San Jose Mercury News 10/9/12 ; San Carlos Patch 10/9/12


A story about an Archbishop in the Catholic Church urging the mother of a gay son to leave the church mentions a 2009 study by Caitlin Ryan, director of the Family Acceptance Project, which found that LGBT teens who were rejected by their families were much more likely to use drugs or be depressed. South Florida Gay News 10/9/12


Alum Geraldo Peniche is running for a seat on the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District Board of Directors. San Jose Mercury News 10/9/12


Alumna Lois Jones, a retired former principal of Oceana High School in Pacifica, is profiled. Pacifica Tribune 10/9/12


A trumpet player for Carlos Santana's band mentions an SF State student teacher who inspired him to pursue a music career. Herald de Paris 10/9/12


Alumna Lois Jones, a retired former principal of Oceana High School in Pacifica, is profiled. San Jose Mercury News 10/9/12


SF State students will help teach South San Francisco elementary school students about science as part of a San Mateo County education grant. Half Moon Bay Patch 10/8/12; South San Francisco Patch 10/8/12; San Mateo Patch 10/8/12


2012 Alumnus of the Year Jose Antonio Vargas, who recently revealed that he is an undocumented immigrant and is campaigning for immigration reform laws, was arrested in Minnesota for driving without a valid license. Tempo.com 10/8/12; Manila Bulletin 10/7/12


Alum Michael Caine is running for a seat on the West Contra Costa Wastewater District board. San Jose Mercury News 10/7/12


SF State's 1968 student protests are discussed in a book about the movement to establish Black Studies courses. In These Times 10/6/12


Chemistry and Biochemistry Lecturer Margareta Sequin has released a book on botany and plant biology titled "The Chemistry of Plants; Perfumes, Pigments, and Poisons." aNewsCafe 10/6/12


Alum Dan Roberts, who is running to represent the North Coast in California's second congressional district, speaks about his platform. KTVU TV San Francisco 10/6/12 (Clip not available online)


2012 Alumnus of the Year Jose Antonio Vargas, who recently revealed that he is an undocumented immigrant and is campaigning for immigration reform laws, was arrested in Minnesota for driving without a valid license. Northfield Patch 10/6/12


SF State student protests surrounding tuition increases in 2011 are mentioned in an article about challenges to California’s public higher education system. Al Jazeera 10/5/12; Asia Times 10/5/12


SF State students will help teach South San Francisco elementary school students about science as part of a San Mateo County education grant. San Mateo Daily Journal 10/4/12


Alum Ken Colwell has been named the new dean of the School of Business at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus. Brooklyn Daily 10/4/12


Alumna Nadine Bubeck has been hired as a reporter for the CBS television news station in Phoenix. KPHO TV Phoenix online 10/4/12


Associate Professor of Economics Philip King has released a study examining San Francisco's economic recovery and job growth due to the health care field. Equities.com 10/4/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about his opposition to Prop. 32, a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. California Educator Magazine 10/4/12


Alumna Nancy Luberoff, who is Hillel director at Elon University in North Carolina, is mentioned in an article about emerging Jewish organizations at college campuses. J Weekly 10/4/12


Professor and Goldman Chair of the Jewish Studies Program Marc Dollinger is an advisor to UpStart, which provides services to Jewish startups. J Weekly 10/4/12


Alum Pat O'Keeffe has been named the city manager of Emeryville. PublicCEO.com 10/4/12


Alumna Diane Burgis is running for a city council seat in Oakland. San Jose Mercury News 10/4/12


Alum William Kiel is running for a seat on the San Miguel Fire Board. East County Magazine 10/4/12


Associate Professor of Economics Philip King has released a study examining San Francisco's economic recovery and job growth due to the health care field. San Francisco Chronicle 10/3/12; San Francisco Examiner 10/2/12


Giselle Esteban, who is reported to have studied at SF State, is on trial for the murder of Hayward nursing student Michelle Le. Foster City Patch 10/3/12; Union City Patch 10/2/12; KTVU TV San Francisco online 10/2/12; CBS TV San Francisco online 10/2/12


Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan Lee edited a recent book about the history of Laotians in the Bay Area. Asian Week 10/3/12


Alumna Stephanie Galinson has been named a 2012 "Bay Area Pipeline Fellow" and will participate in a program to help train female venture capitalists. Tech Crunch 10/3/12


SF State will host a conference on the study of chanoyu, the Japanese tea ceremony. Asian Week 10/3/12


Student Joe Fitzgerald comments on rising student fees and his experience transferring to SF State from City College of San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 10/3/12


SF State recently hosted the Philip K. Dick Festival, a celebration of the science fiction writer's work. The Phoenix 10/3/12


Poetry Flash, a literary review publication started by SF State students in 1972, will be honored at this year's LitQuake literary festival in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 10/3/12


Frankie Sharp, a party promoter who is reported to have studied at SF State, is profiled. New York Times 10/3/12


SF State student protests surrounding tuition increases in 2011 are mentioned in an article about challenges to California’s public higher education system. The Huffington Post 10/2/12; Truthout 10/2/12; The Nation 10/2/12; OpposingViews.com 10/2/12


Student Blanca Vasquez comments on a law signed by Governor Jerry Brown that qualifies undocumented immigrants for driver’s licenses. The Vacaville Reporter 10/2/12 ; Santa Cruz Sentinel 10/1/12


SF State has hired two companies to design and manage construction of the new student recreation center and gym set to open in 2016. San Francisco Business Times 10/2/12


SF State student protests surrounding tuition increases in 2011 are mentioned in an article about challenges to California’s public higher education system. Salon 10/2/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on his opposition to Prop. 32, a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. KQED Forum 10/2/12


Alumna Barbara Oaks is running for a Mount Diablo School District seat. San Jose Mercury News 10/2/12


Alumna Dixie Hood, who is running for a seat in the city government of Juneau, Alaska, is profiled. Juneau Empire 10/1/12 


"Zombie Bees" have been discovered for the first time in the state of Washington through ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. Akron Legal News 10/1/12 ; KWTX TV Waco, TX Online 9/24/12 


Giselle Esteban, who is reported to have studied at SF State, is on trial for the murder of Hayward nursing student Michelle Le. Livermore Patch 10/2/12 ; KTVU TV San Francisco online 10/1/12 ; ABC 10 TV Sacramento online 10/1/12; CBS TV San Francisco online 10/1/12 ; Pleasanton Patch 10/1/12


Alumna Marnie Sheehan Carter, who is running for city council in Concord, is profiled. Concord Patch 10/1/12


Nine candidates are vying to represent District 7 on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, an area that includes the SF State campus. San Francisco Examiner 10/1/12


September

SF State’s Indonesian student organization, PERMIAS, recently participated in San Francisco’s Indonesian Day festival in Union Square. The Western Edition 9/30/12


Alumna Taryn Beard, who was recently hired as a swim coach at the Olympic Aquatic Club in Bremerton, Wash., is profiled. Kitsap Sun 9/29/12 


SF State researchers have launched ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. Biofortified 9/29/12 ; Science Omega 9/28/12 


2012 Alumnus of the Year Jose Antonio Vargas writes about a California bill that aims to limit the amount of time that undocumented immigrants can be detained. CNN.com 9/28/12


Alum Joel Haddad, who owns Morning Due Café in San Francisco, talks about his restaurant. KQET TV Monterey, CA 9/28/12 (Clip not available online)


"Zombie Bees" have been discovered for the first time in the state of Washington through ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. WGMD Radio Salisbury, MD 9/28/12 (Clip not available online); KGW News online Portland, OR 9/27/12; Ag Professional 9/27/12 ; The Province 9/27/12


Alumna Mary Ann Irwin, a historian, comments on the history of San Francisco leading up to the 1906 fire. The Travel Channel 9/28/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum Tom Tjerandsen, who co-founded an advertising agency specializing in the promotion of produce, is profiled. The Packer 9/28/12 


Alumna Rebecca Eisen, an Oakland attorney, was appointed to the California State University Board of Trustees by Governor Jerry Brown.

San Jose Mercury News 9/28/12 ; eNews Channels 9/28/12 


Three SF State students were the victims of robberies by a man posing as a magazine salesman. San Francisco Chronicle 9/28/12 ; SFist.com 9/28/12 


SF State students are mentioned in an article about YouTube sharing advertising revenue with musicians whose videos are popular on the site. North Country Public Radio 9/27/12


This article about California's proposition 32 cites an opinion piece by Associate Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan. The American 9/27/12


Alum Rex Navarette, a popular comedian whose jokes center on Filipino culture, is profiled. ABS-CBN news 9/27/12


"Zombie Bees" have been discovered for the first time in the state of Washington through ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. 3 News New Zealand 9/27/12; KDVR TV Denver 9/27/12 ; MyFOX8.com High Point, NV 9/27/12


"Zombie Bees" have been discovered for the first time in the state of Washington through ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. 5NewsOnline.com Fort Smith, AR 9/27/12; Ria Novosti 9/27/12; Inquisitr 9/27/12; Delmarva Daily Times 9/26/12; Capitol Press 9/26/12 ; The Wenatchee World 9/25/12


Student Sean Kiernan comments on new California state legislation that helps bring transparency to school fees and helps further develop low cost digital textbooks. Imperial Valley News 9/27/12


Assistant Professor of Geography and Human Environmental Studies Jason Henderson comments on the impact that Critical Mass bicycle gatherings have on local transportation planning. KNTV TV San Francisco 9/27/12 (Clip not available online)


SF State students are mentioned in an article about YouTube sharing advertising revenue with musicians whose videos are popular on the site. NPR Blog 9/27/12


"Zombie Bees" have been discovered for the first time in the state of Washington through ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. Latinos Post 9/26/12; International Science Times 9/26/12; Traveler’s Today 9/26/12; Science 2.0 9/26/12; The Windsor Star 9/26/12; WSAV 9/26/12; The Examiner 9/26/12; The Chippewa Herald 9/25/12; Newser 9/25/12; Live Science 9/25/12; WTVY.com 9/25/12; WebProNews 9/25/12; Global Post 9/25/12; CantonRep.com 9/25/12; Herald and News 9/25/12; WFLA-AM Radio 9/26/12 (Clips not available online); KVVU TV Las Vegas 9/26/12 (Clips not available online); WTVJ TV Miami 9/26/12 (Clips not available online); WSJV TV South Bend 9/26/12 (Clips not available online); WDTN TV Dayton 9/26/12 (Clips not available online); YNN TV Binghamton 9/26/12 (Clips not available online); KQET TV Monterey 9/25/12 (Clips not available online); KAVU TV Victoria 9/25/12 (Clips not available online); WFQX TV Traverse City 9/25/12 (Clips not available online); YNN TV Binghamton 9/25/12 (Clips not available online); KFFX TV Yakima 9/25/12 (Clips not available online); KKFX-SB TV Santa Barbara 9/25/12 (Clips not available online); WTVW TV Evansville 9/25/12 (Clips not available online); KVVU TV Las Vegas 9/25/12 (Clips not available online); KCOY-SBA TV Santa Barbara 9/25/12 (Clips not available online); KION TV Monterey 9/25/12 (Clips not available online); WNCT-GRENC TV Greenville 9/25/12 (Clips not available online); KTXS TV Abilene 9/25/12 (Clips not available online); KTHV TV Little Rock 9/25/12 (Clips not available online); KMTR TV Eugene 9/25/12 (Clips not available online); KSLA-SHV TV Shreveport 9/25/12 (Clips not available online)


Alum Danny Glover speaks about his career in activism, which began as a student at SF State. YNN TV Binghamton, NY 9/26/12 (Clip not available online)


A story on the recent death of a child trapped in a hot car references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. WTVJ TV Miami 9/26/12 (Clip not available online)


"Zombie Bees" have been discovered for the first time in the state of Washington through ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. The Vancouver Sun 9/26/12; CBS News U.S. 9/24/12 (and 38 other outlets worldwide)


Alum Cleve Jones, who co-founded the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, will speak at Southern Utah University. KCSG TV St. George, UT 9/26/12

 


Alum Ernie Koh has been named chairman of the Singapore furniture fair. Furniture Today 9/26/12


"Zombie Bees" have been discovered for the first time in the state of Washington through ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. NBC News blog 9/26/12; Sierra Activist 9/26/12


Associate Professor of Management Sally Baack comments on Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Mayer and her initial decisions with the company. KCBS Radio San Francisco 9/25/12 (Clip not available online)


"Zombie Bees" have been discovered for the first time in the state of Washington through ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. The New Zealand Herald 9/25/12; Christian Science Monitor 9/24/12; ABC 7 TV Chicago online 9/24/12; MyNorthwest.com 9/24/12


Researchers from SF State have discovered avian malaria in parts of Alaska and predict climate change will cause the disease to spread farther north. ABC 10 TV Sacramento online 9/25/12; The Kansas City Star 9/24/12; Bradenton Herald 9/24/12


"Zombie Bees" have been discovered for the first time in the state of Washington through ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. Revmodo 9/26/12; The Inquisitr 9/25/12; New York Daily News 9/25/12


An opinion piece about gay marriage and promiscuity mentions SF State research on monogamy in same sex relationships. The Baptist Press 9/25/12


Zombie Bees have been discovered for the first time in the state of Washington through ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. Yakima Herald 9/24/12; The Tacoma News-Tribune 9/24/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on his opposition to Prop. 32, a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. California Progress Report 9/24/12


A student with alopecia talks about the difficulties of living with the disease. MTV True Life 9/24/12 (Clip not available online)


Peter Martin, who co-founded the renowned San Francisco bookstore City Lights and studied at SF State, is mentioned in a profile of local poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti. San Francisco Chronicle 9/24/12


"Zombie Bees" have been discovered for the first time in the state of Washington through ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. Northwest Cable News 9/24/12; The Register-Guard 9/24/12; Q13FOX.com 9/24/12


"Zombie Bees" have been discovered for the first time in the state of Washington through ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. ABC 7 TV San Francisco online; Seattle Times 9/24/12; The Washington Post 9/24/12; Salon.com 9/24/12 (and 70 other outlets worldwide)


Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Alex Gerould discusses strategies to reduce crime in the city of San Jose despite a shrinking police force.San Jose Mercury News 9/24/12; Oroville Mercury Register 9/22/12


An editorial mentions a 2009 study by Caitlin Ryan, director of the Family Acceptance Project, which found that LGBT teens who were rejected by their families were much more likely to use drugs or be depressed. Chicago Pride 9/23/12


An alum and San Francisco resident praises the decision to add a polling place near SF State in a letter to the editor. San Francisco Chronicle 9/23/12


Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Alex Gerould discusses strategies to reduce crime in the city of San Jose despite a shrinking police force. Officer.com 9/23/12


Adam Burke, director of the Institute for Holistic Health Studies, has released a study that examines the importance of people new to meditation trying different meditation techniques to find one that suits them. Daily RX 9/23/12


Researchers from SF State have discovered avian malaria in parts of Alaska and predict climate change will cause the disease to spread farther north. Environmental Research Web 9/24/12; Alaska Dispatch 9/23/12; Huffington Post 9/21/12; Science News 9/21/12, GreenReport.it 9/21/12; PaperBlog 9/21/12; Society of Environmental Journalist 9/21/12


Researchers from SF State have discovered avian malaria in parts of Alaska and predict climate change will cause the disease to spread farther north. KWZO Radio Kalamazoo, MI 9/21/12; Climate Central 9/20/12; Anchorage Daily News 9/20/12


Alumna Marei Kane, a teacher at Menlo-Atherton High School, has been chosen as the 2013 San Mateo County Middle/High School Teacher of the Year. InMenlo 9/21/12


Playwrite Sharr White, who studied acting at SF State, has released the Broadway-bound play "The Other Place" to positive reviews. San Francisco Chronicle 9/21/12


A chickenpox vaccination clinic was held on campus after a third case of the disease was recently reported. ABC 7 TV San Francisco online 9/21/12


Alumna Marei Kane, a teacher at Menlo-Atherton High School, has been chosen as the 2013 San Mateo County Middle/High School Teacher of the Year. San Mateo Daily Journal 9/20/12


SF State will provide additional chickenpox vaccinations on campus after a third student was diagnosed with the virus. ABC 7 Bay Area 9/20/12 (clip not available online); KOFY-TV 9/20/12 (clip not available online)


Researchers from SF State have discovered avian malaria in parts of Alaska and predict climate change will cause the disease to spread farther north. Northwest Coast Energy News 9/19/12; Phys.org 9/19/12; Science Codex 9/19/12; ScienceDaily 9/19/12; EurekAlert 9/19/12


Elections officials have restored a polling place at SF State for the upcoming presidential election. San Francisco Chronicle 9/19/12


SF State students are interviewed for a report about a tuition increase the California State University Board of Trustees has approved if Proposition 30 fails. KRON 9/19/12 (clip not available online)


An editorial opposing California's Proposition 32 mentions SF State Professor of Labor Studies John Logan's analysis of political spending by labor unions. Contra Costa Times 9/19/12; Oakland Tribune 9/19/12


Alum Tom Temprano, communications director for San Francisco Supervisor David Campos' campaign and liaison to the Mission District, moonlights as a DJ in the neighborhood. Mission Local 9/18/12


"The Fight for Water," a documentary by SF State alum Juan Carlos Orestimba, will be screened in Newman, Calif., on Friday. Patterson Irrigator 9/18/12


Tim Tierney, a 1985 SF State Athletics Hall of Fame inductee and former Gators football player, died Saturday in Redwood City. San Francisco Chronicle 9/18/12


An article about the potential impacts on the California State University if California's Proposition 30 fails mentions SF State. Cerritos Patch 9/18/12


Bass violinist Arten Chirkov will perform at SF State's Knuth Hall on Sept. 24. San Francisco Classical Voice 9/18/12


An article about art in the Occupy Wall Street movement mentions the five-month long student-led strike at SF State in 1968. KQED News 9/17/12


The women's soccer team defeated Humbolt State University 3-2 on Sunday. The Times-Standard 9/17/12


Baltimore experimental rock band HUME will perform Sept. 19 at The Depot in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The Bay Bridged 9/17/12


Professor and Chair of Economics Sudip Chattopadhyay found that a ten percent increase in "smart growth" features in a city -- including housing density and public transit -- would lead to 20 percent fewer vehicle miles traveled per household. DC Streets Blog 9/17/12


Associate Professor of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri discusses the unrest in the Middle East. KGO radio 9/16/12 (clip not available online)


Associate Professor of Broadcast, Electronic and Communication Arts Dina Ibrahim comments on the spreading anti-American violence in the Middle East. KCBS News 9/15/12 (clip not available online)


Political Science Lecturer David Lee, who is running for a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, will participate in a debate Friday. The Bay Citizen 9/14/12


Professor and Chair of Economics Sudip Chattopadhyay found that a ten percent increase in "smart growth" features in a city -- including housing density and public transit -- would lead to 20 percent fewer vehicle miles traveled per household. e! Science News 9/13/12 ; Science Codex 9/13/12


SF State's "Gospel Gators" choir will compete in a competition in Los Angeles to name the "best choir in America." Los Angeles Sentinel 9/13/12


Alum Dan Roberts appeared at a campaign stop in his candidacy for California's 1st Congressional District. Ukiah Daily Journal 9/13/12


Student Ariel Light writes about the impact a Jewish leadership program had on her life. J Weekly 9/13/12


Katie Kane, who helped develop a nurse training partnership between SF State, Cañada College, and Sequoia Hospital, is seeking re-election to the Sequoia Healthcare District Board in San Mateo. San Mateo Daily Journal 9/12/12


Playwrite Sharr White, who studied acting at SF State and whose play "The Other Place" is soon opening in San Francisco, is profiled. San Francisco Chronicle 9/12/12


Alum Sarah Suloff, President of the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, is interviewed about the event and her own artwork. Marinscope 9/12/12


Alum Jeff Burkhart, a bartender at a popular Marin restaurant, has released a book of cocktail recipes and stories about his experiences in bars and restaurants. Marin Independent Journal 9/11/12


A profile of the Humbolt State University football team mentions SF State's football program, which was dropped in the mid-1990s to comply with gender equity laws. New York Times 9/11/12


Alumna Sherry Wilson, who owns and operates a Turkish restaurant in the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, is profiled. Potrero View 9/11/12


Alum Christopher Boone Lacy is listed as a suspect in the recent shooting of a California Highway Patrol officer in Alamo. KTVU.com 9/11/12; CBS Local San Francisco 9/11/12


A story about a child who died after being left unattended in a hot car references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in automobiles. Tampa Bay Online 9/11/12


Alum Christopher Boone Lacy is listed as a suspect in the recent shooting of a California Highway Patrol officer in Alamo. Marinscope 9/12/12; San Ramon Express 9/11/12


Professor of Communication Joseph Tuman comments on how the First Amendment relates to advertising policies on public buses. Advertisement Journal 9/10/12 ; San Francisco Examiner 9/6/12


The Asian American Studies Department is co-hosting a fundraising dinner on Sept. 22. AsianWeek 9/10/12


An SF State student participated in the production of "Sin Padre," a feature film made by a Mission District local about growing up without a father. San Francisco Chronicle 9/10/12


Alum Gary Mondfrans, a candidate for the Pacifica City Council, is profiled. Pacifica Patch 9/10/12


SF State researchers have launched ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. Statesman Journal 9/9/12; KABB-SAT TV, San Antonio, Texas 9/10/12 (Clip not available online)


An SF State student is featured in a story about parking policies at the Stonestown Galleria Mall. KCAL-TV, Los Angeles 9/9/12; CBS2 Los Angeles 9/9/12 (Clips not available online)


SF State is offering chickenpox vaccinations. Ocean Beach Bulletin 9/9/12


Alum Salvatore Pecoraro is profiled for his art work and sculptures. San Jose Mercury News 9/8/12


Alum Ricardo Salinas discusses his acting role in the play "The Most Dangerous Tattoo." KRON-4 9/8/12 (Clip not available online)


SF State is featured in an exhibit of photographs from 1960s cultural movements at Worcester Art Museum. Boston Globe 9/8/12


SF State researchers are tagging parasitized bees with radio transmitters to study the "zombee" phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. Wired UK 9/7/12 ; Daily Mail UK 9/7/12 ; PhysOrg 9/6/12


Alum Hillary Nather-Detisch has been named senior vice president for community impact for United Way of the Midlands. WOWT-TV 9/7/12


Alum Christopher Boone Lacy is listed as a suspect in the recent shooting of a California Highway Patrol officer in Alamo.

Vallejo Times Herald 9/7/12; KRCR-CR TV 9/7/12 (Clip not available online)


This article about California's proposition 32 cites an opinion piece by Associate Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan. Fox and Hounds Daily 9/7/12


Abigale Hensley, who studied early childhood education at SF State, will be inducted into the Oroville Union High School District Hall of Fame. Oroville Mercury-Register 9/7/12


SF State researchers are tagging parasitized bees with radio transmitters to study the "zombee" phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. International Business Times 9/7/12; Red Orbit 9/7/12; KGO radio 9/7/12 (Clip not available online); Science Codex 9/6/12


San Francisco School Board candidate Beverly Ho-Popek previously created "living green" programs for SF State students. Asian Week 9/6/12


Alum David Bocian, the vice president of animal care at the San Francisco Zoo, is profiled. The Bay Area Reporter 9/6/12


An SF State student is featured in a story about parking policies at the Stonestown Galleria Mall. KVOR TV Sacramento 9/6/12 (Clip not available online)


Two recent cases of chickenpox at SF State prompted campus health officials to issue a campus-wide advisory warning of the virus. KGO Radio San Francisco 9/6/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum Christopher Boone Lacy is listed as a suspect in the recent shooting of a California Highway Patrol officer in Alamo. Modesto Bee 9/6/12 ; KGO TV San Francisco 9/6/12; KFOY TV San Francisco 9/6/12; KPIX TV San Francisco 9/6/12, 9/5/12 (Clips not available online); San Jose MercuryNews 9/5/12 ; San Ramon Patch 9/5/12 ; ABC 7 TV San Francisco online 9/5/12 ; ABC 30 TV Fresno online 9/5/12 ; San Francisco Appeal 9/5/12 ; KTVU TV San Francisco 9/5/12; KRON TV San Francisco 9/5/12 (Clips not available online)


Alum Eric Hammer, a candidate for the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors, is profiled. Scotts Valley Patch 9/6/12


Alumna Patti Solomon-Rice has been appointed to the state Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board by Governor Jerry Brown. eNews Channels 9/6/12


Alum Christopher Boone Lacy is listed as a suspect in the recent shooting of a California Highway Patrol officer in Alamo. KNVN TV Redding 9/7/12; KHSL TV Redding 9/7/12; KGTV TV San Diego 9/6/12; KTXL TV Sacramento 9/6/12; KOFY TV San Francisco 9/6/12; KTVU TV San Francisco 9/6/12; KGO TV San Francisco 9/6/12 (Clips not available online); KSBW.com Monterey 9/6/12 ; Lompoc Record 9/6/12 ; Fresno Bee 9/6/12 ; Bakersfield Now 9/6/12; KTVU.com San Francisco 9/6/12 ; Visalia Times-Delta 9/6/12 ; San Ramon Patch 9/5/12 ; Pleasant Hill Patch 9/5/12

 


Prithvi Datta Chandra Shobhi, assistant professor of humanities, comments on the late Indian scholar D.R. Nagaraj. Bloomberg 9/6/12


Alum Jinho Ferreira, a popular rapper and Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy, has produced a one-man play about violence in Oakland. KQED 9/6/12


Alum Christopher Boone Lacy is listed as a suspect in the recent shooting of a California Highway Patrol officer in Alamo. Monterey County Herald 9/6/12


An article about a curator at the Mission Dolores Museum mentions a recent visit to the museum by SF State students. Catholic San Francisco 9/5/12


Two recent cases of chickenpox at SF State prompted campus health officials to issue a campus-wide advisory warning of the virus. KGWN TV Cheyenne, WY 9/5/12 (Clip not available online); NBC Bay Area.com 9/4/12; Huffington Post 9/4/12 ; KOIN TV Portland OR 9/4/12; WJTV TV Jackson, MS 9/4/12; KSLA TV Shreveport, LA 9/4/12; KMAX TV Sacramento 9/4/12 (Clips not available online)


Alumni Tom Walters and Regan Daniels have joined the administrative team of Sea Crest School in Half Moon Bay. Half Moon Bay Patch 9/5/12


Alumna Patti Solomon-Rice has been appointed to the state Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board by Governor Jerry Brown. Imperial Valley News 9/5/12 ; California Newswire 9/5/12


Alum Jinho Ferreira, a popular rapper and Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy, has produced a one-man play about violence in Oakland. Oakland Tribune 9/4/12


Two recent cases of chickenpox at SF State prompted campus health officials to issue a campus-wide advisory warning of the disease. KGO TV San Francisco 9/4/12, KNTV San Francisco 9/4/12, 9/3/12; KFOY TV San Francisco 9/4/12; WBNS TV Columbus, OH 9/4/12; KVOR TV Sacramento 9/4/12; NBC Bay Area.com 9/3/12 ; KCBS Radio San Francisco 9/3/12; KPIX TV San Francisco 9/3/12; KCRA TV Sacramento 9/3/12; KTVU TV San Francisco 9/3/12, 9/2/12; KRON TV San Francisco 9/3/12, 9/2/12; KGO Radio San Francisco 9/3/12, 8/31/12 (Some clips not available online); San Francisco Examiner 9/2/12 ; CBS Local San Francisco 9/2/12 ; SF Bay 9/1/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about the recently adopted Republican Party platform and its potential effect on labor unions. The Hill blog 9/4/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about his opposition to Prop. 32, a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. San Francisco Chronicle 9/4/12 ; Martinez News-Gazette 9/4/12


Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on whether the divorce of San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar will hurt his re-election chances. SF Weekly blog 9/4/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan is mentioned in an opinion piece about Prop. 32, a November ballot initiative he says attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. Huffington Post blog 9/4/12


Philip P. Choy, 2005 recipient of the President’s Medal at SF State, has produced a guidebook describing the history and architecture of San Francisco’s Chinatown.  San Francisco Bay Guardian 9/4/12


Professor of History Robert Cherny comments on the history of labor and manufacturing in San Francisco. KQED Radio 9/3/12; KXJZ Radio Sacramento 9/3/12 (Clip not available online)


Catherine Powell, librarian at the Labor Archives and Research Center, spoke recently on the history of the Golden Gate Bridge. CSPAN3 TV 9/3/12 (Clip not available online)


Alumna Andrea DeLeon, an English teacher at Merced High School, is profiled. Merced Sun-Star 9/3/12


Alum Victor Spano, a candidate for the Pacifica City Council, is profiled. Pacifica Patch 9/3/12


Alum Luis Aroche, an ex-gang member who now works in the San Francisco District Attorney's office, is profiled. San Francisco Chronicle 9/3/12

 


Director of Labor Studies John Logan is mentioned in an editorial about Prop. 32, a November ballot initiative he says attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. North County Times 9/2/12


Alumna Amanda Burke-Aaronson, a candidate for the Los Altos School Board, is profiled. Mountain View Patch 9/2/12


Alum Francisco Duran, the new superintendent of the Trenton Board of Education in New Jersey, is profiled. The Trentonian 9/2/12


Scientists will speak at the Romberg Tiburon Center Wednesday about an invasive clam species. Marin Independent Journal 9/1/12


August

SF State is mentioned in an analysis of the value of executive MBA programs. The Globe and Mail 8/31/12


The identity of Richard M. Aoki, an activist who organized student strikes in 1968 at SF State, is under dispute by historians after claims that he was an FBI informant. Chronicle of Higher Education 8/31/12 (subscription required)


SF State's Morrison Artists Series will feature free concerts by a number of chamber music groups between October and April. San Francisco Examiner 8/30/12


SF State students watched coverage of the Republican National Convention during the first in a series of 14 free public lectures on campus analyzing the 2012 presidential election. KTVU TV San Francisco 8/30/12 (clip not available online)


Alum Peter Deutsch comments on the closing of Caesar's, a popular Italian restaurant in North Beach. San Francisco Chronicle 8/30/12


SF State hosted the first in a series of 14 lectures analyzing the 2012 presidential election that will be free and open to the public as well as streamed online. The Bay Citizen blog 8/30/12


Professor of Management Sally Baack provided analysis of Facebook's strategic challenges and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's prospects. KCBS Radio 8/30/12 (Clip not available online)


Jake Shields, who attended SF State on a wrestling scholarship, is featured in the new documentary “Fight Life,” about mixed martial arts fighters. KQED.com 8/29/12


A theatre production of "Othello" will be presented at SF State on Saturday. SF Weekly 8/29/12


SF State is ranked the sixth largest public master's university in the US. Chronicle of Higher Education 8/28/12


SF State’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which offers education programs for elderly adults, hosts an open house today. San Francisco Examiner 8/28/12


Alums Gail Raabe and Matt Leddy, both environmental activists in Redwood City, are leading a fight against development on Bay salt marshes. Redwood City Patch 8/28/12


Catherine Powell, librarian at the Labor Archives and Research Center, spoke recently on the history of the Golden Gate Bridge. CSPAN3 TV 8/28/12 (Clip not available online)


Gwyneth Horder-Payton, a television director who attended SF State and is leading a horseback ride from Sonoma to San Diego, is profiled. Good Times 8/28/12


Assistant Professor of Biology Andrew Zink and student Nicole Munoz found that asymmetrical features in the male maritime earwig can provide an advantage in their fight for food and mates. NBC Bay Area 8/27/12; San Diego Union Tribune 8/27/12; North County Times 8/27/12; California Watch 8/27/12 ; SF Bay 8/27/12 ; The Chronicle Herald 8/25/12


Scientists at SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies will give a talk on the evolution of hermit crabs. Marin Independent Journal 8/27/12


Student Jorge Lopez is interviewed about ScholarMatch, a scholarship program that has allowed him to study political science at SF State. KNTV TV San Francisco 8/26/12 (Clip not available online)


A story about a child left unattended  in a hot car in New York references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in automobiles. New York Daily News 8/26/12


SF State is one of only ten California State University campuses accepting applications for Spring 2013 transfer students. Healdsburg Patch 8/25/12


SF State is one of only ten California State University campuses that will begin accepting applications for Spring 2013 transfer students. Cupertino Patch 8/24/12


Alum Byron Barrett, a candidate for the Albany Unified School District Board of Education, is profiled. Albany Patch 8/24/12


SF State students give their opinion on a state bill that would help students save on textbook costs by creating a low cost digital textbook library in California. San Francisco Chronicle 8/24/12


Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on Prop. 37, a November ballot initiative that would make California the first state to label genetically modified food. KGO Radio San Francisco 8/24/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum Paul Cayard, a seven-time world champion sailor and CEO of Artemis Racing, a team that will compete in the America’s Cup, is interviewed. Huffington Post 8/24/12


Alum Airial Clark, who recently held a series of workshops on sex-positive parenting techniques, is interviewed. San Francisco Bay Guardian 8/24/12


SF State is one of only ten California State University campuses that will begin accepting applications for Spring 2013 transfer students. Suisun City Patch 8/23/12


Chef Matthew Chartier, who has catered events at SF State, is running a culinary camp for kids at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. J Weekly 8/23/12


Student Dallas Taylor, who is studying Chinese philosophy abroad in Hong Kong, is profiled. eCoronado.com 8/23/12


Alumna Autum Cleave, who recently graduated with a master’s degree in conservation biology, is profiled. Half Moon Bay Review 8/23/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on his opposition to Prop. 32, a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. East Bay Express 8/22/12; California Progress Report 8/22/12

 


Alumna Patricia Low, a candidate for the Albany Unified School District Board of Education, is profiled. Albany Patch 8/22/12


A story on the recent death of an infant trapped in a hot car in Louisiana references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. Shreveport Times 8/22/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on his opposition to Prop. 32, a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. Truthout 8/21/12


SF State researchers have launched ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. Scientific American 8/21/12; Marin Independent Journal 8/17/12


Alum Tom Stafford has been named principal of Cabrillo Elementary School in Pacifica. San Jose Mercury News 8/21/12


Alum and artist James Torlakson will exhibit his paintings at SFMOMA this fall. San Jose Mercury News 8/21/12


Alum and former instructor T. Mike Walker will take part in a poetry reading at Watsonville Public Library. Register Pajaronian 8/21/12


SF State is mentioned in an editorial about ideas to cut costs at California State University schools, including the idea of students taking general education courses at nearby community colleges. Monterey County Herald 8/21/12


Philip P. Choy, 2005 recipient of the President’s Medal at SF State, has produced a guidebook describing the history and architecture of San Francisco’s Chinatown. Modesto Bee 8/20/12


Citizen scientists across the country recently took part in the Great Bee Count, a project created by Associate Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn to understand why bee populations are declining. Sacramento Bee 8/18/12; WTOP Radio Washington D.C. 8/18/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum Rob LiLorenzo, an attorney and Tea Party organizer, is running in the Republican primary for a Wyoming congressional seat. Casper Star-Tribune 8/18/12


Student Matt Maxion speaks about his experience with stuttering and attending the National Stuttering Association’s convention. StutterTalk.com 8/18/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. Los Angeles Times 8/18/12; KSEE TV Fresno 8/17/12


Student Tracy Audisio is part of a team of researchers that discovered a previously unknown family of spiders in southern Oregon. Mail Tribune 8/17/12; Geekosystem 8/17/12; WTOP Radio Washington D.C. 8/17/12


The American Conservatory Theater launched a new training program for teachers to bring theater techniques to the classroom, with teachers able to earn credits from SF State. BroadwayWorld.com 8/17/12


Alum Jennifer Conde has been named Marin County teacher of the year. Marin Independent Journal 8/20/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. ABC 7 TV 8/17/12 (Clip not available online)


Dragutin Petkovic, Professor and Chair of Computer Science, is leading a study to determine what causes software engineering teams to fail and what can be done to improve communication and teamwork. Phys.org 8/16/12


 

Professor of English Michael Krasny, host of the popular KQED radio show “Forum,” will speak about the history of Jewish humor at the Litquake literary festival in Palo Alto next week. J Weekly 8/16/12


Student Kayla Figard comments on the discontinuation of the College of San Mateo’s student newspaper, of which she was once an editor. San Mateo Daily Journal 8/16/12


Students are featured in news about young San Francisco undocumented immigrants being able to apply for deferred deportation this week. Mission Local 8/16/12 ; San Francisco Chronicle 8/15/12


Student Tracy Audisio is part of a team of researchers that discovered a previously unknown family of spiders in southern Oregon. San Francisco Chronicle 8/15/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. Detroit Free Press 8/14/12


Assistant Professor of Biology Andrew Zink and student Nicole Munoz found that asymmetrical features in the male maritime earwig canprovide an advantage in their fight for food and mates. Science Codex 8/14/12


Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management Jo Volkert says the California State University’s decision to limit spring enrollment could increase the number of applicants in the fall. San Francisco Examiner 8/14/12


SF State is mentioned in a description of AfterCollege, a professional networking website. TechCrunch 8/14/12


Student Angel Ku, a Mexican immigrant, is featured in a story about the advantages higher education can provide in the lives of immigrants. National Journal 8/13/12


Student Ernest Morgan is featured in a profile of Alliance for CHANGE, a rehabilitation and re-entry program for former inmates that he co-founded. California Watch 8/13/12


"Citizen scientists" across the country took part in the Great Bee Count on Saturday, a project created by Associate Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn to understand why bee populations are declining. Equities.com 8/13/12 ; Campbell Patch 8/11/12; KTVU TV San Francisco 8/11/12; KCBS Radio San Francisco 8/11/12 (Clips not available online); NBC Bay Area TV 8/10/12 ; Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel 8/10/12 ; Los Alamitos Patch 8/10/12 ; San Rafael Patch 8/10/12 ; KMAS Radio Mason County, WA 8/10/12


Student Ernest Morgan is featured in a profile of Alliance for CHANGE, a rehabilitation and re-entry program for former inmates that he co-founded. The Bay Citizen 8/13/12 ; NBCBayArea.com 8/13/12


Alum John Kennedy, an information systems administrator at City College of San Francisco, is interviewed about the recent financial and administrative problems at the school. San Francisco Public Press 8/13/12


Alumna Susan Opp and student Hamlet Orlowski comment on the challenges facing the public higher education system in California. The Chronicle of Higher Education 8/13/12


A story on the past weekend’s Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival mentions a study by SF State researchers that found the festival brought over $60 million into the local economy and created nearly 700 full time-equivalent jobs in 2011. San Francisco Chronicle 8/12/12


Assistant Professor of Biology Karen Crow’s research on the American Paddlefish has found that the species duplicated its entire genome about 42 million years ago, adding a twist to research into how fish fins eventually evolved into human limbs. Zee News India 8/11/12


An op-ed about California's Proposition 32 mentions a recent column by SF State Director of Labor Studies John Logan. California Progress Report 8/10/12


Alums Charlie Ansanelli and Andrew Huson have launched an online service that lets individuals, churches and schools rent their unused parking spots. San Francisco Chronicle 8/10/12


Alums Chad Sweeney and Mojdeh Marashi have released a book of poetry from the Persian poet H.E. Sayeh that they have translated into English. Iranian.com 8/10/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. ABC 15 Phoenix 8/10/12


The iPad version of SF State Magazine is mentioned in an article about college and university publications increasingly being offered in digital formats. Campus Technology 8/9/12


A small fire damaged the roof of the Old Administration Building on the SF State campus Wednesday afternoon and was quickly extinguished by fire crews. FireEngineering.com 8/9/12; KGO TV San Francisco 8/9/12; KOFY TV San Francisco 8/9/12 (Clips not available online); KGO online 8/8/12; San Jose Mercury News 8/8/12; San Francisco Examiner 8/8/12; KTVU TV San Francisco 8/8/12; KCBS Radio San Francisco 8/8/12; KPIX TV San Francisco 8/8/21; KNTV San Francisco 8/8/12 (Clips not available online)


Assistant Professor of Biology Karen Crow’s research on the American Paddlefish has found that the species duplicated its entire genome about 42 million years ago, adding a twist to research into how fish fins eventually evolved into human limbs. Ummid.com 8/9/12; Zee News India 8/8/12; e! Science News 8/7/12


Student Emmanuel Valenciano is featured in an article about young San Francisco undocumented immigrants being able to apply for deferred deportation starting next week. NBC Bay Area online 8/9/12; San Francisco Appeal 8/9/12; KTVU TV San Francisco 8/8/12 (Clip not available online)


Student Emmanuel Valenciano is featured in an article about young San Francisco undocumented immigrants being able to apply for deferred deportation starting next week. San Francisco Examiner 8/9/12; Mission Local 8/9/12


An article about a New York choral group's trip to San Francisco mentioned Andy Horn, a former director of the San Francisco State University Chorus and Women's Chorus. Livingston County News 8/9/12


Alumna Megan Carmitchel has been cast in a San Diego production of the musical "Pippin." BroadwayWorld.com 8/9/12


Student Emmanuel Valenciano is featured in an article about young San Francisco undocumented immigrants being able to apply for deferred deportation starting next week. Mission Local 8/9/12


A preview of this weekend’s Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival mentions a study by SF State researchers that found the festival brought over $60 million into the local economy and created nearly 700 full time-equivalent jobs in 2011. East Bay Express 8/8/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about his opposition to Prop. 32, a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. Easy Bay Express 8/8/12


Assistant Professor of Biology Karen Crow’s research on the American Paddlefish has found that the species duplicated its entire genome about 42 million years ago, adding a twist to research into how fish fins eventually evolved into human limbs. Newstrack India 8/8/21; Punjab Newsline 8/8/12; Science Codex 8/7/12


SF State researchers have launched ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. Agoura Hills Patch 8/8/12 ; Alameda Patch 8/7/21


Alum Alex Swetka, a winner of ten tennis world titles and member of the Northern California Tennis Hall of Fame, died last month. Los Altos Town Crier 8/8/12


Assistant Professor of Biology Karen Crow’s research on the American Paddlefish has found that the species duplicated its entire genome about 42 million years ago, adding a twist to research into how fish fins eventually evolved into human limbs. Firstpost 8/8/12; Phys.org 8/7/12


Assistant Professor of Biology Karen Crow's latest research finds that the American paddlefish duplicated its genome millions of years ago. Phys.org 8/7/12


Alum Silvester Henderson, a gospel music expert and choral director, is profiled. San Francisco Chronicle 8/7/12


Alum Richard Gilles has been selected to receive an award for his photography. The Times Picayune 8/7/12


SF State research on the danger of leaving children or pets in hot vehicles is cited. Albuquerque Journal 8/7/12 (subscription required)


Alum Jack Fertig, an astrologer and prominent member of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, a San Francisco LGBT activist group, died Sunday. San Francisco Chronicle 8/7/12


SF State researchers have launched ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. Benicia Patch 8/6/12; Belmont Shore-Naples Patch 8/4/12; Temecula Patch 8/4/12; San Francisco Examiner 8/1/12


San Francisco transportation officials are considering adding parking meters in areas surrounding the SF State campus. San Francisco Chronicle 8/6/12


SF State researchers have launched ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. CTV News Canada 8/6/12


Donors contributed $17 million to SF State during the 2011-12 school year, reflecting a 19 percent increase over the previous year. KCBS Radio 8/5/12 (Clip not available online)


President Leslie Wong, who took office on Aug. 1, is profiled. World Journal 8/3/12 (in Chinese)


Alumna Kearstin Krehbiel, executive director of an organization called “San Francisco Beautiful” that preserves public spaces, is profiled. San Francisco Chronicle 8/3/12


Professor of Latina/Latino Studies Alejandro Murguia has written and is producing a film called “SF Noir” featuring stories about three San Francisco neighborhoods. El Tecolote 8/3/12


Associate Professor of Art Gail Dawson is curating an art exhibit Aug. 9 featuring 20 artists. Mission Local 8/3/12


Alumna Margo Kirby, an artist who makes wall adornments with tin and beads, is showcasing her work at a gallery in New Mexico. Ruidoso News 8/3/12


SF State is mentioned in an article about the rising cost of education at California State University schools and other colleges and universities. San Francisco Business Times 8/3/12


Philosophy Lecturer Ann Robertson writes about the effects of tax policy on rising income inequality in the United States. Indy Media Bay Area 8/3/12


Alumna Sparky Harlan, an advocate for homeless and runaway teens who was honored at the White House last month, is profiled. San Jose Mercury News 8/2/12


Alumna Kathy Geissler Best, a renowned interior designer and founder of KGB Interior Design, is profiled. San Francisco Chronicle 8/2/12


A building on Font Boulevard recently bought by SF State from the San Francisco Unified School District will be converted to recreational space. San Francisco Examiner 8/2/12


SF State’s 1968 student strike is mentioned in an article about Occupy Oakland and the history of radical activism in the Bay Area. New York Times 8/1/12


July

Associate Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn has released the initial results of her “Great Sunflower Project” and has found low numbers of bees in urban areas across America. Piedmont Patch 7/31/12 ; Alameda Patch 7/31/12


SF State is one of only ten California State University campuses that will begin accepting applications for Spring 2013 transfer students on Wednesday. KLIV Radio Silicon Valley 7/31/12 ; KGO TV San Francisco 7/31/12 (Clip not available online); The Orange County Register 7/30/12


SF State researchers have launched ZomBee Watch, a website for the public to report sightings of parasitized bees, a phenomenon that Professor of Biology John Hafernik and his colleagues discovered earlier this year. KTVU TV San Francisco 7/31/12; The Story 7/31/12 (Clips not available online)


Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Kenneth Monteiro writes in a letter to the editor about Mitt Romney’s recent statements on Israeli economic advantages over Palestinians. New York Times 7/31/12


SF State is one of only ten California State University campuses that will begin accepting applications for Spring 2013 transfer students. KQED Radio San Francisco 7/31/12 (Clip not available online)


An editorial opposes increases in compensation for incoming presidents at SF State and other campuses. The Desert Sun 7/31/12


San Francisco transportation officials are considering adding parking meters in areas surrounding the SF State campus to encourage public transportation ridership. KTVU TV San Francisco 7/30/12; KPIX TV San Francisco 7/30/12 (Clips not available online); San Francisco Chronicle 7/29/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about his opposition to Prop. 32, a November ballot initiative that attempts to limit corporate and union influence on state elections. The Guardian UK 7/30/12


Speakers from SF State will participate in a self-defense workshop for women and artists offered by the Asian American Women Artists Association. Asian Week 7/30/12


San Francisco transportation officials are considering adding parking meters in areas surrounding the SF State campus to encourage public transportation ridership. SF Bay 7/30/12 ; KGO TV San Francisco 7/30/12 ; KGO Radio San Francisco 7/30/12; KTVU TV San Francisco 7/30/12; KCBS Radio San Francisco 7/30/12 (Clip not available online)


Professor of Journalism Ken Kobré has released a documentary that profiles Associated Press photojournalists, titled “Deadline Every Second.” KRON TV San Francisco 7/29/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum Jacinto Quirarte, a renowned art historian and expert on the Chicano art movement, passed away earlier this month. San Antonio Express-News 7/28/12


Restaurants in the Parkmerced neighborhood, next to the SF State campus, are reviewed. San Francisco Chronicle 7/28/12


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto finds that Olympic athletes express triumph and pride through different gestures and body language. DoctorsLounge.com 7/26/12 ; Minneapolis Star-Tribune 7/25/12


Alum David Duman, who has written a number of plays produced by the SF State Theatre Arts Department, has written a play about the restaurant business that will soon premier in Los Angeles. BroadwayWorld.com 7/26/12


Alumna Ariela Ramos, who will compete in the International Triathalon Union World Championships in Vitoria, Spain on Sunday, is profiled. Ventura County Star 7/26/12


Alumna Deepa Mukhurjee is serving as assistant principal at Leland High School in the San Jose Unified School District. San Jose Mercury News 7/26/12


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto finds that Olympic athletes express triumph and pride through different gestures and body language. Chicago Tribune 7/25/12


SF State students are featured in a photo of a demonstration in support of Prop. 30, a November ballot initiative that would tax the wealthy to pay for public education. SFGate.com 7/26/12


Professor of Jazz Studies Dee Spencer is featured in an article about a popular San Francisco piano bar where she performs. SF Weekly 7/25/12


Humanities Lecturer Peter Richardson, who is writing a book about the cultural legacy of The Grateful Dead, comments on the band’s business practices. KBSX Radio Boise 7/25/12 ; KPCC Radio Los Angeles 7/25/12; KOPB Radio 7/25/12 (Clips not available online)


Alum and sculptor Don Krahn will display his works, which focus on advocacy for human and civil rights, at the Idaho Black History Museum. Idaho Statesman 7/25/12


Student Jessica LaFever stars in the Marin Summer Theater’s production of “Legally Blond.” Novato Advance 7/25/12


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto finds that Olympic athletes express triumph and pride through different gestures and body language. Inforum 7/25/12


Alum Eric Ashworth has been named president of Schawk, a brand development and marketing firm. StreetInsider.com 7/24/12


SF State student Elizabeth Yuen is featured in a story about parents’ involvement as students transition from high school to college. Wall Street Journal 7/24/12


Assistant Professor of Biology Vance Vredenburg is testing an experimental bacterium on tadpoles to determine its effect on a deadly fungus that is killing frogs in the wild. The Fresno Bee 7/24/12


SF State’s J. Paul Leonard Library and Sutro Library have received an award from the Design Build Institute of America for the design of the recently completed renovation and expansion. Construction and Maintenance News 7/23/12


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell finds that people who spend money on experiences are happier than people who spend money on possessions. China Daily 7/23/12


Professor of Sexuality Studies Colleen Hoff has released a study that finds gay parents experience many of the same challenges as straight parents, but undergo lifestyle changes that may reduce their risk of HIV and other medical problems. Edge Boston 7/23/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. The Weather Channel 7/23/12 (Clip not available online)


Professor of Sexuality Studies Colleen Hoff found that condom use among gay couples varies by race. RedOrbit.com 7/23/12; Medical Express 7/22/12; The Desert Sun 7/22/12


An editorial urges support for incoming presidents at SF State and other campuses. The Sacramento Bee 7/22/12


Alum Edward Beitashour is mentioned in an article about his son Steven Beitashour, a star for the San Jose Earthquakes Major League Soccer team. San Francisco Chronicle 7/22/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. The Weather Channel 7/22/12 (Clip not available online)


Student Miya Yung has been selected by the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California to be part of an internship program to preserve Japanese American heritage. Rafu Shimpo 7/21/12


SF State is mentioned in a story about a policy being considered by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors that would ban conversions of existing residential housing into student housing. San Francisco Chronicle 7/21/12


California State University Trustees met last week to vote on compensation for incoming presidents at SF State and other campuses and discuss funding options if proposed tax measures on the November ballot fail. KGO Radio San Francisco 7/21/12 (Clip not available online)


An editorial opposes increases in compensation for incoming presidents at SF State and other campuses. The Stockton Record 7/20/12; San Gabriel Valley Tribune 7/19/12


An editorial opposes increases in compensation for incoming presidents at SF State and other campuses. Subversify 7/20/12


Professor of Sexuality Studies Colleen Hoff has released a study that finds gay parents experience many of the same challenges as straight parents, but undergo lifestyle changes that may reduce their risk of HIV and other medical problems. WUTQ Radio Utica, NY 7/20/12; WTOP Radio Washington D.C. 7/20/12 (Clips not available online)


Alumna Michal Aviad will screen her film “Invisible,” a crime drama, at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. BeyondChron 7/19/12


SF State’s Leonard Library is mentioned in a story about new construction at Bay Area colleges and universities. San Francisco Business Times 7/19/12


California State University Trustees met Tuesday to vote on compensation for incoming presidents at SF State and other campuses and discuss funding options if proposed tax measures on the November ballot fail. EGP News 7/19/12


California State University Trustees met Tuesday to vote on compensation for incoming presidents at SF State and other campuses and discuss funding options if proposed tax measures on the November ballot fail. Los Angeles Times 7/18/12 ; Fairfield Daily Republic 7/18/12 ; Oroville Mercury-Register 7/18/12 ; NBC San Diego 7/18/12 ; The Vacaville Reporter 7/18/12 ; KION Monterey 7/18/12; KQED Radio 7/18/12; KTVU TV San Francisco 7/18/12; KGO Radio San Francisco 7/18/12; KRXI TV Reno 7/18/12; KCOY TV Santa Barbara 7/18/12; Capitol Public Radio Sacramento 7/18/12; KXTV Sacramento 7/18/12 (Clips not available online); CBS TV San Francisco 7/17/12 ; Chico Enterprise Record 7/17/12 ; Contra Costa Times 7/17/12 ; Contra Costa Times 7/17/12 ; KRNV Reno 7/17/12 ; San Francisco Chronicle 7/17/12 ; NBC Los Angeles 7/17/12 ; The Orange County Register 7/17/12 ; Los Angeles Daily News 7/17/12 ; Northridge-Chatsworth Patch 7/17/12 ; The Sacramento Bee 7/17/12 ; Examiner.com 7/17/12 ; Inland Valley Daily Bulletin 7/17/12 ; KNTV San Francisco 7/17/12; KOVR TV Sacramento 7/17/12; KCRA TV Sacramento 7/17/12; KMAX TV Sacramento 7/17/12; KXTV TV Sacramento 7/17/12; XETV San Diego 7/17/12; KVYE TV Yuma, AZ 7/17/12; KKFX TV Santa Barbara 7/17/12; KSBY TV Santa Barbara 7/17/12; KOFY TV San Francisco 7/17/12; KRON TV San Francisco 7/17/12; KNTV San Francisco 7/17/12; KPIX TV San Francisco 7/17/12; KSBW TV Monterey 7/17/12; KRCR TV Chico/Redding 7/17/12; KGET TV Bakersfield 7/17/12; KGPE TV Fresno 7/17/12  (Clips not available online)


California State University Trustees met Tuesday to vote on compensation for incoming presidents at SF State and other campuses and discuss funding options if proposed tax measures on the November ballot fail. LoanSafe.org 7/18/12 ; KBAK TV Bakersfield 7/18/12; KBFX TV Bakersfield 7/18/12; KNTV TV San Francisco 7/18/12; KKFX TV Santa Barbara 7/18/12 (Clips not available online); Walnut Patch 7/18/12 ; KSBY.com 7/17/12 ; The Republic 7/17/12; Contra Costa Times 7/17/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. Las Vegas Review-Journal 7/17/12


An editorial on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. Sioux City Journal 7/17/12


Alum Al Olson, an artist who teaches pop-art classes for children in Pacifica, is profiled. San Jose Mercury News 7/17/12


Student Jessica LaFever stars in the Marin Summer Theater’s production of “Legally Blond.” San Rafael Patch 7/17/12


Alumna Christina Stanley, a violinist, vocalist and composer, is interviewed about her new compositions that will be performed at the San Francisco Community Music Center on July 19. Sequenza 21 7/16/12


California State University Trustees meet Tuesday to discuss funding options if proposed tax measures on the November ballot fail, as well as compensation for incoming presidents at SF State and other campuses. San Francisco Examiner 7/16/12 ; San Francisco Chronicle 7/16/12 ; North County Times 7/16/12 ; Orange County Register 7/16/12


An editorial opposes increases in compensation for incoming presidents at SF State and other campuses. North County Times 7/16/12


Alum Kevin Anderson, athletic director at the University of Maryland, said the San Francisco Chronicle mistakenly reported that he had been hired at Stanford. Baltimore Sun 7/16/12; Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area 7/16/12


Alum Kevin Anderson, athletic director at the University of Maryland, said the San Francisco Chronicle mistakenly reported that he had been hired at Stanford. San Francisco Chronicle 7/16/12

 


Leslie Wong, who will become president of SF State effective Aug. 1, is mentioned in an article about an upcoming vote on compensation for new California State University presidents. Los Angeles Times 7/15/12; Chico Enterprise Record 7/15/12; Ocean Beach Bulletin 7/15/12; San Francisco Examiner 7/15/12; KGO Radio San Francisco 7/14/12 (Clip not available online); KXTV TV Sacramento 7/14/12 (Clip not available online); North County Times 7/13/12 ; ABC 7 News 7/13/12; KOFY TV San Francisco 7/13/12 (Clip not available online)


Adam Burke, director of the Institute for Holistic Health Studies, has released a study that examines the importance of people new to meditation trying different meditation techniques to find one that suits them. WVFXDT2 TV Clarksburg, WV 7/13/12; WBIN TV Boston, MA 7/13/12; KTVL TV Medford, OR; KPTM TV Omaha, NE 7/13/12; KVHPDT2 TV Lake Charles, LA 7/13/12; KATN TV Fairbanks, AL 7/13/12; KUSI TV San Diego, CA 7/13/12 (Clips not available online)


An exhibit of artwork from the Occupy Movement in the Bay Area also includes posters and photographs from the late 1960s protests at SF State. Stark Insider 7/12/12


A story on the dangers of leaving pets in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths in cars. KTVU TV San Francisco 7/12/12; KRXI Reno 7/12/12 (Clips not available online)


Leslie Wong, who will become president of SF State effective Aug. 1, is mentioned in an article about an upcoming vote on compensation for new California State University presidents. California Watch 7/13/12; Sacramento Bee 7/12/12; San Francisco Examiner 7/12/12


A story on the dangers of leaving pets in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. Fort Worth Star-Telegram 7/13/12


Adam Burke, director of the Institute for Holistic Health Studies, has released a study that examines the importance of people new to meditation trying different meditation techniques to find one that suits them. KTVL TV Medford, OR 7/13/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum William Nave Jr. is mentioned in an article about his family’s history of involvement in businesses and community events in Novato. Novato Advance 7/11/12


Alumna Eileen Glovsky has been hired as the Director of Administrative Services for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. Cape Cod Times 7/11/12


Alum David Forderer, an advocate for the disabled, has been appointed to the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities by Gov. Jerry Brown. Imperial Valley News 7/11/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children and pets in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. KTVU TV San Francisco 7/11/12; KRXI TV Reno 7/11/12 (Clips not available online)


Alum Dillon Delvo, who co-founded the Little Manila Foundation and works to preserve Filipino heritage in his hometown of Stockton, is profiled. Asian Journal 7/11/12


Alum Dillon Delvo, who co-founded the Little Manila Foundation and works to preserve Filipino heritage in his hometown of Stockton, is profiled. New America Media 7/11/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. Ashbury Park Press 7/11/12


Alum David Forderer, an advocate for the disabled, has been appointed to the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities by Gov. Jerry Brown. eNews Channels 7/11/12


Associate Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn has released the initial results of her “Great Sunflower Project” and has found low numbers of bees in urban areas across America. Newsroom America 7/10/12; Science Codex 7/10/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children and pets in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. KSFY TV Sioux Falls 7/10/12 ; WAGA TV Atlanta 7/9/12


The SF State Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative has signed a petition to urge San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee to abandon a proposed “Stop and Frisk” policy. Asian Week 7/10/12


Alum David Benson is running for a Board of Commissioners seat in Nobles County, Minnesota. Daily Globe 7/10/12


Alumna Grace Kavanaugh, a painter and printmaker who will present her works at an exhibit in Pacifica, is profiled. San Jose Mercury News 7/10/12


Adam Burke, director of the Institute for Holistic Health Studies, has released a study that examines the importance of people new to meditation trying different meditation techniques to find one that suits them. TopNews 7/9/12; The Express Tribune 7/8/12; Psych Central 7/8/12; Examiner.com 7/8/12; News-Medical.net 7/8/12; BioScholar 7/8/12; Huffington Post 7/7/12; Doctors Lounge 7/6/12; Science Codex 7/6/12


Marketing lecturer Neil Cohen has joined Visage, a San Francisco mobility management company, as Vice President of Marketing. Visage Mobile 7/9/2012


SF State’s Nursing Program is mentioned in a story about the projected increase in employment opportunities in the healthcare field. Examiner.com 7/8/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. KRLD Radio Dallas 7/8/12 (Clip not available online)


Professor of Sexuality Studies Colleen Hoff has released a study that finds gay parents experience many of the same challenges as straight parents, but undergo lifestyle changes that may reduce their risk of HIV and other medical problems. LGBTQ Nation 7/7/12


Alumna Mary Harris, a political activist and longtime Pacifica resident, is profiled. Pacifica Tribune 8/7/12


Professor of Management John Sullivan says that employers use software to screen online job applications and recommends that jobseekers use keywords from the job description in their cover letter. KDKA Radio Pittsburgh 7/6/12; WWJ Radio Detroit 7/6/12; WTOP Radio Washington D.C. 7/6/12; WBBM Radio Chicago 7/6/12; KMOX Radio St. Louis 7/6/12; KRLD Radio Dallas 7/6/12; WBAL Radio Baltimore 7/6/12; WCBS Radio New York 7/6/12 (Clips not available online)


Alumna Anita Sanchez was honored for her thirty years in public service after retiring from her role as Executive Director of the San Francisco Civil Service Commission. Asian Journal 7/6/12


Alumna Anita Sanchez was honored for her thirty years in public service after retiring from her role as Executive Director of the San Francisco Civil Service Commission. ABS-CBN News 7/5/12


Professor of Sexuality Studies Colleen Hoff has released a study that finds gay parents experience many of the same challenges as straight parents, but undergo lifestyle changes that may reduce their risk of HIV and other medical problems. SFist 7/5/12


Film student Brian Garcia has produced a documentary about the search for Sierra LaMar, the Morgan Hill teen who was recently abducted. Campbell Patch 7/5/12; KCBS Radio 7/5/12; KGO Radio 7/5/12 (Clip not available online)


SF State’s graduation rate is mentioned in a discussion of the financial benefits of finishing college in four years. KNSD TV San Diego 7/5/12 (Clip not available online)


A story on the dangers of leaving children and pets in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. Daily American 7/4/12; Winona Daily News 7/4/12


Alum and renowned jazz musician Larry Vuckovich is celebrating his 75th birthday with a series of concerts throughout the Bay Area. Napa Valley Register 7/4/12


Film student Brian Garcia has produced a documentary about the search for Sierra LaMar, the Morgan Hill teen who was recently abducted. NBC Bay Area 7/4/12 (Clip not available online)


A story on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. KRLD Radio Dallas 7/3/12 (Clip not available online).


Alum James Frost has been hired as a police officer in the North Bay city of Novato. Novato Advance 7/3/12.


A TV show focused on relationship advice references SF State research that found people with a balanced view of the past, present and future are more likely to be happy. KSFX TV Springfield, MO 7/3/12. (Clip not available online)


Alum Ray Kaupp has been appointed executive director of the Santa Cruz County College Commitment, a partnership of public K-12 and higher education institutions designed to prepare students for college. Times Publishing Group 7/2/12


This article about San Francisco in the 1960s references a group of SF State students who embraced Victorian style and fashion. Vanity Fair July 2012


June

Professor of Sexuality Studies Colleen Hoff has released a study that finds gay parents experience lifestyle changes that may reduce their risk of HIV and other medical problems. Medical Daily 6/28/12 ; News-Medical 6/28/12; Gay Star News 6/28/12; The Cutting Edge 6/27/12


Alum Jim Larson has been named assistant principal of San Jose Middle School in Novato. Novato Patch 6/28/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. Laredo Sun 6/27/12


Professor of Biology Leticia Marquez-Magana is mentioned in a story about her brother, Miguel Marquez, becoming the first Latino justice on the 6th District Court of Appeal in San Jose. Inside Bay Area 6/27/12; Marin Independent Journal 6/27/12; Contra Costa Times 6/27/12


Alum Jeff Tagami, a renowned poet who contributed to SF State’s Poetry Center, died last week. San Jose Mercury News 6/27/12


Alumna Connie Tse is retiring from her role as a third grade teacher at Ocean Shore School in Pacifica. San Jose Mercury News 6/26/12


SF State is mentioned as the college destination of a reality TV personality in the TV show “Laguna Beach.” MTV 6/26/12 (Clip not available online)


Associate Professor of Communication Studies Christina Sabee has released a study that finds patients often avoid questioning their doctors about health information they find online. iHealthBeat 6/26/12


A story about the decreases in enrollment at California’s public universities highlights recent tuition increases at SF State and other schools. San Francisco Chronicle 6/25/12


Leslie Wong will become president of SF State effective Aug. 1. WBKPDT News Marquette, MI 6/25/12; WBUP News Marquette, MI 6/25/12 (Clips not available online)


Alumna Nita Riccardi, who paints Victorian houses and owns a painting business called “Winning Colors,” is profiled. San Francisco Chronicle 6/25/12


Student Ryan Paredez comments on his experiences in the competitive San Francisco apartment rental market. Wall Street Journal 6/25/12


Political Science Lecturer David Lee comments on the implications of a new study that finds that Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial group in the United States. KPIX 6/24/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum Helen Moore, a customer relations supervisor at the Ran Rafael Transit Center, is profiled. Marin Independent Journal 6/24/12


Student Kevin Torres is interviewed about his music and singing career. KNTV 6/24/12 (Clip not available online)


Alumna Bridget Hoida is interviewed about her new novel titled “So L.A.” The Orange County Register 6/24/12


SF State students of the 1960s are mentioned as leaders of cultural movements of that era. MSNBC “Morning Joe” 6/22/12 (Clip not available online).


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell finds that spending money on events or activities will not increase the buyer’s happiness if it is done to impress others. Times of India 6/22/12; U.S. News & World Report 6/21/12; iVillage 6/21/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. News & Observer 6/22/12


A memorial will be held next month for James Hirabayashi, professor emeritus and first dean of the College of Ethnic Studies who died in May. Rafu Shimpo 6/22/12


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell finds that spending money on events or activities will not increase the buyer’s happiness if it is done to impress others. The Indian Express 6/21/12; The Financial Express 6/21/12


Professor Emeritus Robert Bechtle, a photo-realist painter, is mentioned as an influence on a local painter profiled in this story. San Francisco Chronicle 6/21/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children and pets in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. WLBZ TV Bangor, ME 6/21/12; WCSH TV Portland, ME 6/20/12 (Clips not available online); Kingman Daily Miner 6/20/12


Alum Roy D. Haynes has received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C. Tracy Press 6/21/12


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell finds that spending money on events or activities will not increase the buyer’s happiness if it is done to impress others. United Press International 6/20/12; Medical Daily 6/19/12


SF State is one of the leading universities in the nation for awarding bachelor’s degrees to minorities, according to a recent report published by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. San Francisco Post 6/20/12 (Story not available online)


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell finds that spending money on events or activities will not increase the buyer’s happiness if it is done to impress others. Psych Central 6/19/12; Business News 6/19/12; Daily Mail UK 6/19/12; Medical Xpress 6/18/12


Alum Brother Ronald Gallagher will step down from his position as president of Saint Mary’s College in Moraga. Lamorinda Patch 6/19/12


Alum Laura Melgarejo, who is eligible for a new deferred deportation policy announced by President Barack Obama last week, comments on the uncertainty of immigration policies. San Francisco Appeal 6/18/12


Jennifer Benka, executive director of the Academy of American Poets, mentions the influence of the SF State Poetry Center. On Milwaukee.com 6/18/12


2012 Alumnus of the Year Jose Antonio Vargas appeared on “The O’Reilly Factor” and was interviewed by Bill O’Reilly about his campaign for immigration reform. Fox News 6/18/12 (Clip not available online)


A story on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. Corsicana Daily Sun 6/18/12


Alum Ed Decker discusses his role as founding artistic director at the New Conservatory Theatre Center in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 6/17/12


Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures Charles Egan will introduce newly recovered Chinese, Japanese and Korean poems written by Angel Island immigrants at a Chinese Culture Center event in San Francisco. Nichi Bei Times 6/17/12


Alum Misha Anissimov is the coordinator of the film program at the University of San Carlos in the Philippines. Philippine Daily Inquirer 6/17/12


Alum Michael P. Kelly has resigned from his job as head of the Philadelphia Housing Authority. Philadelphia Inquirer 6/17/12


SF State's Family Acceptance Project has published a research-based resource to help Mormon families support their LGBT children. Huffington Post 6/15/12; Reuters 6/14/12 ; Salt Lake Tribune 6/14/12


Alum Raja Duggal discusses his views on the Obama presidency. Financial Advisor Magazine 6/15/12Bloomberg BusinessWeek 6/14/12


Student Blanca Vazquez took part in a protest about immigration issues at the Obama for America office in Oakland. San Jose Mercury News 6/15/12


Alum Kian Kaeni is leaving his role as a Los Angeles public servant to work for a strategic communications firm. Encino-Tarzana Patch 6/15/12


Student Blanca Vazquez took part in a protest about immigration issues at the Obama for America office in Oakland. Marin Independent Journal 6/15/12


SF State’s bookstore will be managed by the Follett Higher Education Group starting July 1. San Francisco Examiner 6/15/12


The U.S. Open golf tournament is taking place near the SF State campus. San Francisco Chronicle 6/14/12


Alum Prerna Lal writes about the United States immigration system. Huffington Post 6/14/12


Alum Eleni Murphy taught a recent environmental photojournalism course at an alternative school in Belfast, Maine. Bangor Daily News 6/14/12


Professor of Management John Sullivan discusses the possibility that job applicants' social media "influence scores" will be taken into consideration in hiring decisions. SmartMoney 6/14/12


Alum Russell Kipnis is featured in a photo of students who visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem. J, the Jewish News Weekly 6/14/12


An SF State study on the danger of leaving children or pets in hot vehicles is cited. Torque News 6/14/12; Virtual Strategy magazine 6/13/12

 


Alum Emily Drennan was among the bisexual activists invited to President Obama's annual LGBT Pride Reception. Huffington Post 6/13/12


This article references an SF State study on the dangers of leaving children in hot vehicles. The Kingwood Observer 6/13/12


Alum Daniel Homsey, director of San Francisco's Neighborhood Empowerment Network, discusses emergency preparedness.Digital Journal 6/13/12


Andrea Bodo Schmid-Shapiro, a former kinesiology professor and coach, is featured in this article about Hungarian athletes and coaches who defected after the 1956 Olympic Games. Sports Illustrated 6/13/12 


Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo has released one of the first comprehensive textbooks in the field of Korean American Studies. Diverse 6/12/12


SF State’s bookstore will be managed by the Follett Higher Education Group starting July 1. Shelf Awareness 6/12/12


Shani Heckman, a filmmaker who is reported to have studied at SF State, has released a film about homophobia within the foster care system. The Noe Valley Voice 6/12/12


Alum Joel De Paoli has released a study about the benefits of barefoot running. Physical Therapy Products 6/12/12


Philosophy Lecturer Ann Robertson writes about union tactics in New York in which unions in the private construction industry are criticizing public unions in hopes of gaining more funding for publicly financed construction jobs. Counter Punch 6/11/12


Cimeron Ahluwalia, a dancer who is reported to have studied at SF State, performed a Kathak Indian classical dance in San Francisco on Sunday. SF Bay 6/11/12


SF State is mentioned in a story about a new study that suggests colleges and universities cut or merge programs with low enrollment in order to reduce costs. KMJ NOW Radio Fresno 6/11/12


Philosophy Lecturer Ann Robertson writes about union tactics in New York in which unions in the private construction industry are criticizing public unions in hopes of gaining more funding for publicly financed construction jobs. City Watch 6/11/12


SF State is mentioned in a story about a new study that suggests colleges and universities cut or merge programs with low enrollment in order to reduce costs. San Francisco Chronicle 6/10/12


An Omaha, Nebraska resident who started a radio program that uses special soundtracks to describe movies to the blind and visually impaired says he got the idea from an audio description service he heard at SF State in the 1980s. Omaha World-Herald 6/10/12


John Calloway, a lecturer in the School of Music and Dance who founded the Afro-Cuban Ensemble and worked with the “Teatri Acoiris” theater group at SF State, will receive a “Jazz Hero” award from the National Jazz Journalists Association. El Tecolote 6/9/12


A story on the dangers of leaving children in hot cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. San Antonio Express-News 6/8/12


Alumna Barbara Yook won Tuesday night's election and will remain Calaveras County’s district attorney for at least another four years. Union Democrat 6/7/12


A kayaking and sailing camp offered by SF State’s Recreation, Parks and Tourism department is included in a list of suggested summer activities. Pacifica Patch 6/7/12


Ann Robertson, lecturer in the Philosophy Department, writes about unions’ reaction to the failure to unseat Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in a recall election last week. Counter Punch 6/7/12


Alumna Barbara Yook won re-election as Calaveras County’s district attorney. The Union Democrat 6/7/12


Alum Matt Peterson, a former soccer player at SF State, is the new play-by-play announcer for the Houston Dynamo, a Major League Soccer team. Houston Chronicle 6/7/12


A story about new research on the worldwide decline in bee populations references the discovery by SF State researchers of a “zombie bee” parasite. Examiner.com 6/6/12


Alum Jonathan Stockhus is interviewed after voting in the California primary on Tuesday and explains his decision to vote for candidates he hopes will restore education funding. San Francisco Chronicle 6/6/12


Alumna Kristina Ayala writes about Pufferfish Press, a company she started to sell her artwork, including ceramics, prints and paintings inspired by sea life. Half Moon Bay Patch 6/6/12


Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures Charles Egan will introduce newly recovered Chinese, Japanese and Korean poems written by Angel Island immigrants at a Chinese Culture Center event in San Francisco. Asian Week 6/5/12


Alum Daisey Sanchez, recipient of SF State’s 2012 Outstanding Leader award, is interviewed about her plans to pursue a doctorate in audiology at the University of Arizona. Mission Local 6/6/12; San Francisco Chronicle blog 6/6/12


Alumna Kerrie A. Walsh, a hedge fund lawyer, has been named a partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel law firm in London. Hedge Week 6/6/12


Alumna Erlene Susanto, a renowned chef in Jakarta, Indonesia, is profiled. Jakarta Globe 6/4/12


Alum and renowned stage director Daniel Sullivan is interviewed about the “Shakespeare in the Park” series in New York’s Central Park. New York Daily News 6/5/12


April

Alumna Corazon Basa Cortes Tomalinas will be honored by President Obama at the White House for her activism to prevent youth violence and drug use. Inquirer Global Nation 4/5/12


Alum Madeline Follin, co-founder of the popular band Cults, is profiled. San Francisco Chronicle 4/5/12


Linda Oubre, an accomplished entrepreneur and business leader, has been named the new dean of the College of Business at SF State. San Francisco Business Journal 4/4/12


Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Sue V. Rosser writes about the challenges she faced as a female researcher in the male-dominated field of science. Inside Higher Ed 4/4/12


Wool seats on 200 BART trains are being replaced with easier-to-clean vinyl seats following a study by a SF State microbiologist that found bacteria growing on the upholstery. The Atlantic Cities 4/4/12


Alumna and mystery novelist Cara Black spoke about her latest books at an event in Mountain View. Los Altos Town Crier 4/4/12


Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger comments on a large collection of Jewish art that is now being housed at UC Berkeley. J., The Jewish Weekly 4/3/12


Andrew Jolivette, chair of the Department of American Indian Studies, will speak at an event at Oregon State University designed to empower the campus’ LBGT community. Gazette Times 4/3/12


March

Alum and renowned jazz musician Khalil Shaheed passed away last week. Contra Costa Times 3/27/12; Santa Cruz Sentinel 3/27/12


SF State is mentioned in an opinion piece about executive salaries at California State University campuses. Sacramento Bee 3/27/12; Merced Sun-Star 3/27/12


SF State is mentioned in a story about the impact of City College of San Francisco cutting back on summer school enrollment. San Francisco Examiner 3/26/12


Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about recent anti-union bills in state legislatures. California Progress Report 3/26/12; California Labor Federation 3/22/11


SF State is mentioned in a story about the impact of City College of San Francisco cutting back on summer school enrollment. San Francisco Chronicle 3/26/12


Alum and California State Senator Leland Yee has authored a bill that would prohibit pay increases for public university executives in bad budget years. California Watch 3/26/12


President Robert Corrigan writes in this opinion piece about his tenure at SF State and calls for a reinvestment in public higher education. San Francisco Chronicle 3/25/12


Assistant Professor of Political Science Andrei Tsygankov writes about the future of Russia under President-elect Vladmir Putin. The Moscow Times 3/25/12


The writing of alum Al Martinez, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, is featured in an exhibit in Southern California. Pasadena Sun 3/25/12


Alum and former EVP/CFO Leroy Morishita is mentioned in an editorial about increased pay for California State University presidents. Monterey County Herald 3/25/12


Professor of Music Richard Festinger, a composer who directs the Morrison Artists Series, is profiled in this Q & A. San Jose Mercury News 3/24/12; Contra Costa Times 3/24/12


Assistant Professor of Cinema Julian Hoxter comments on the popularity of “The Hunger Games” book and film series. Daily Democrat 3/24/12


Alum Chris Gember is profiled in an article about the increasing number of adults who live alone. San Jose Mercury News 3/24/12


A student who is eligible for benefits from the California DREAM Act, which gives scholarships to undocumented immigrants, is profiled.
New America Media 3/23/12


Student and popular musician Penelope Houston has released a solo album titled “On Market Street.” San Francisco Examiner 3/23/12


Assistant Professor of Geosciences Jason Gurdak is among a group of United Nations scientists urging policymakers to protect groundwater from the effects of climate change. United Press International 3/6/12


Student Paul Murre writes in an op-ed piece about the funding troubles of the California State University system and the search for a new president. San Francisco Examiner 3/22/12 


Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner's new novel, "Love and Shame and Love,” is called “a magnificent book” in this review. Los Angeles Review of Books 3/21/12


SF State researchers are examining beehives on the roof of the San Francisco Chronicle’s building to help solve the mystery of “zombie bees.” San Francisco Chronicle 3/22/12 (preview—piece runs in print edition Sun., Mar. 25)


Student Miki Fukai has been nominated to be a “Cherry Blossom Queen” at the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival in April in San Francisco’s Japantown. Rafu Shimpo News 3/22/12 


Assistant Professor of Special Education Sue Courey has found that using rhythms in music can help students learn fractions. School Days 3/23/12; Science Codex 3/22/12; e! Science News 3/22/12; Daily RX 3/22/12


Assistant Professor of Special Education Sue Courey has found that using rhythms in music can help students learn fractions. Independent 3/22/12


Caitlin Ryan, director of the Family Acceptance Project, will speak about health and well being practices for LGBT youth. Pride Source 3/22/12


Alumna Shawnna Romans has been named marketing director of Ceco Building Systems. The Dispatch 3/22/12 


Alum and former EVP/CFO Leroy Morishita is mentioned in an editorial about increased pay for California State University presidents. The Sacramento Bee 3/22/12


Alumna Melody Stein, who opened a popular San Francisco pizzeria staffed by deaf people, is profiled. Wall Street Journal 3/21/12


Alum Marc Manganaro is the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at Loyola University. Nola.com 3/21/12


A story on the possibility of adjusting or repealing ranked-choice voting in San Francisco mentions a 2004 poll on the system by SF State’s Public Research Institute. San Francisco Public Press 3/21/12 


SF State Occupy protesters are mentioned in an op-ed piece about legislative efforts to cap executive pay at public colleges and universities. Cal Buzz 3/21/12


Philosophy Lecturer Ann Robertson writes about efforts to get the “Millionaire’s Tax” initiative on the November ballot. Counter Currents 3/21/12


Philosophy Lecturer Ann Robertson writes about the efforts to get the “Millionaire’s Tax” initiative on the November ballot. Toward Freedom 3/21/12; Counter Punch 3/21/12 


SF State researchers have identified a common North American frog as the carrier of a deadly amphibian disease. Mountain Democrat 3/20/12 


SF State’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute hosted an information session Tuesday. San Francisco Examiner 3/20/12 


Alumna Monica Johnson is working on a graphic novel about the student debt crisis. Chronicle of Higher Education 3/19/12 


California State University will not offer spring 2013 admissions; SF State planned to enroll more than 1,500 new undergrads that semester. San Francisco Chronicle 3/20/12 


Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel comments on politicians’ responses to the sentencing of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi. San Francisco Chronicle 3/18/12


The founder of a news site dedicated to the Occupy movement recently spoke with SF State student activists. Counter Currents 3/18/12


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman said he will run against Oakland Mayor Jean Quan if she is recalled. San Francisco Chronicle 3/18/12 


Alumna Lisa Lutz, who recently released a novel titled “Trail of the Spellmans,” is profiled. The Sacramento Bee 3/18/12 


Assistant Professor of Cinema Julian Hoxter comments on the popularity of “The Hunger Games” series of books and films. Daily Democrat 3/18/12 


SF State won an award from the Association for International Educators for internationalizing campus and academic programs. Arizona Daily Sun 3/18/12; College News 3/18/12 


Congresswoman Jackie Speier led a forum on women’s health and contraception at SF State last week. Ocean Beach Bulletin 3/18/12; Belmont Patch 3/16/12 


Alumna Kathy Oxborrow has joined the Family Access Network Foundation in Oregon as a development specialist. The Bend Bulletin 3/17/12 


SF State researchers have identified a common North American frog as the carrier of a deadly amphibian disease.  CBC Radio 3/17/12 


Associate Professor of Cinema Joseph McBride recently released a book for aspiring screenwriters. KPCC Radio 3/16/12 


Associate Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin writes in a letter to the editor about the views of Republican primary voters. New York Times 3/16/12 


Alumna Jane Fleming has released a new book titled “Birthright: What it is and How to Get Yours Back.” The Californian 3/16/12 


A story about the 2012 Outside Lands Music and Arts festival mentions a study by SF State researchers that quantified the money generated by the 2011 festival. NBC Bay Area 3/16/12 


SF State researchers have identified a common North American frog as the carrier of a deadly amphibian disease. Oregon Public Broadcasting 3/16/12 


A new study by SF State researchers finds that Texas leads the nation in the number of child heat stroke deaths. CBS 7 TV 3/16/12 


The writing of alum Al Martinez, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, is featured in an exhibit in Southern California. Pasadena Star 3/15/12 


Alumna Lexi Leban, executive director of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, is profiled. J Weekly 3/15/12 


Students Chad Richards and Ryan Blake comment on efforts to make tuition more affordable for middle class families. San Francisco Examiner 3/15/12


Congresswoman Jackie Speier led a forum on women’s health and contraception at SF State Thursday. San Francisco Appeal 3/15/12 


Renowned movie critic Leonard Maltin reviews Associate Professor of Cinema Joseph McBride’s how-to book for aspiring screenwriters. IndieWire 3/14/12 


SF State researchers have identified a common North American frog as the carrier of a deadly amphibian disease. Disaster News Network 3/14/12


Alumna Diane Furst, a city council member in Corte Madera, is running for a seat on the Marin County Board of Supervisors. Marin Independent-Journal 3/6/12


SF State astronomers used the Hubble Space Telescope to make a mysterious discovery that could alter our understanding of dark matter. Science News 3/6/12 ;Live Science 3/6/12


Alum Lamonte Wilson is the new Director of Player Engagement for the Oakland Raiders. Raiders.com 3/6/12


Representatives of SF State and other American universities will travel to Botswana to discuss the possibility of research collaborations with local institutions. University World News 3/4/12 


Student Leanna Bullen is featured in a story about a new website that connects parents with babysitters. San Francisco Chronicle 3/5/12 


SF State astronomers used the Hubble Space Telescope to make a mysterious discovery that could alter our understanding of dark matter. Live Science 3/5/12 ; Environmental News Network 3/5/12; Payvand Iran News 3/4/12 ; Red Orbit 3/3/12; Universe Today 3/2/12; Christian Science Monitor 3/2/12 


SF State is considering buying a piece of land on Font Street owned by the San Francisco Unified School District. San Francisco Chronicle 3/5/12


A staging of T.C. Boyle’s story “Sorry Fugu” will play at SF State’s McKenna Theatre. San Francisco Examiner 3/5/12


A story on the economic boost from nightlife in San Francisco mentions an SF State study that quantified the money generated from the Outside Lands Music Festival.San Francisco Examiner 3/5/12


Associate Professor of Management Sally Baack comments on ongoing layoffs and restructuring at Silicon Valley giant Yahoo. KTSF 3/5/12


Students are interviewed during a march of local college students from Oakland to Sacramento in support of education funding. Woodland Daily Democrat 3/4/12 ; Vallejo Times-Herald 3/3/12


A team of student comedians from SF State competed in the National College Comedy Competition. San Francisco Examiner 3/4/12


Alumna and journalist Kathleen Kenna writes about recovering from a devastating injury she sustained while covering the war in Afghanistan. Toronto Star 3/4/12


Alum Kirk McGinty, who owns a surfboard company in Santa Cruz, is profiled. Santa Cruz Sentinel 3/4/12


SF State held the annual Sea Lion Bowl, a competition on ocean science knowledge among statewide high schools, on Saturday. Lodi News-Sentinel 3/3/12


Alumna Jessica Walker’s pop art focused on Appalachia will be featured in a museum in Virginia. Times News 3/3/12


Students, faculty and employees participated in a statewide Day of Action on March 1 to protest decreased funding of public education. San Francisco Chronicle 3/2/12 ;KRON TV 3/1/12KTVU TV 3/1/12San Francisco Appeal 3/1/12


Eric Peper, director of the Institute for Holistic Health Studies, talks about ways office workers can release tension. Fox News 3/1/12


Alum Tony Peffer is the new academic dean of Castleton State College in Vermont.Rutland Herald 3/1/12


SF State researchers release a groundbreaking study on “zombie bees” that could help explain diminishing honey bee populations. Scientific American 3/1/12


Assistant Professor of Israel Studies Eran Kaplan,  the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Chair of Israel Studies, gave his inaugural lecture last week. J Weekly 3/1/12


SF State’s minimum wage is mandated by state law, not that of the City of San Francisco. San Francisco Appeal 3/1/12


Nicholas Certo, Chair of the Special Education Department, comments on the state of special education training. Oakland Tribune 3/1/12


University President Robert A. Corrigan has been selected to receive the John Hope Franklin Award from Diverse magazine, honoring his lifetime achievements and contributions to higher education. Diverse Magazine 3/1/12


February

SF State was awarded a grant by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to study fish populations. Targeted News Service 2/29/12 (subscription)


Alumna Marcia Somers is the new city manager for the city of Los Altos. Los Altos Patch 2/29/12


Alum Wilbur Wood writes about the death of Nathaniel Blumberg, a local journalist who passed away in February. San Francisco Bay Guardian 2/29/12


A Berkeley-based furniture company is using wood salvaged from old bleachers at SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 2/29/12


Students will participate in a Day of Action on March 1 to protest the de-funding of public education. Fog City Journal 2/29/12


Marketing Lecturer Neil Cohen comments on how Silicon Valley jargon is harming companies’ hiring practices. Silicon Valley 2/29/12


Associate Professor of Economics Philip King’s recent study predicts the economic impact of sea level rise to coastal communities in California, including San Francisco’s Ocean Beach. Central Valley Business Times 2/28/12


Associate Professor of Cinema Joseph McBride recently released a book for aspiring screenwriters. Word & Film 2/28/12Monsters and Critics 2/28/12


Associate Professor of Economics Philip King’s recent study predicts the economic impact of sea level rise to coastal communities in California, including San Francisco’s Ocean Beach. Futurity 2/28/12


A story about an exhibition of photographs by former SF State professor Phiz Mezey mentioned the 1968 SF State student strike. KTVU San Francisco 2/28/13


An article about the rise in Mexican tourism despite violence in the country mentions SF State’s decision to cancel study abroad trips to Mexico this year. SF Bay 2/27/12


Ike’s Place, a popular San Francisco sandwich shop, will soon open on the SF State campus. North Bay Business Journal 2/27/12


John Logan, director of labor studies, has released a report about the human rights record of a British bus and transit company. Fresh Business Thinking 2/27/12


Representatives SF State and other American universities will travel to Botswana to discuss the possibility research collaborations with local institutions. The Monitor 2/27/12


Associate Professor of Cinema Joseph McBride, who recently released a book for aspiring screenwriters, is profiled. Wisconsin State Journal 2/27/12


Alumna Marcia Somers will become city manager for the city of Los Altos. Campbell Patch 2/27/12


Alum Rocco Pendola writes about his time at SF State and the “rivalry” between business and social science majors. Seeking Alpha 2/27/12


Alumna Sarah Cohen Domont has joined the board of The Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara Independent 2/27/12


SF State is mentioned in a story about San Jose State University’s decision to continue to favor local student admissions. Oroville Mercury-Register 2/27/12


President Robert Corrigan comments on the reconfirmation process for Herbert Carter, chair of the California State University Board of Trustees. Los Angeles Times 2/26/12


SF State’s Labor Archives and Research Center contributed items to a new art show focused on the history of the Golden Gate Bridge. San Francisco Chronicle 2/26/12


Local talk show host Brian Copeland mentions his daughter’s work as a student journalist at SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 2/26/12


Alumna Stephanie Miller will become the new Director of Field and Facilities Services for the city of Prescott, Ariz. The Daily Courier 2/26/12


Alum Lou Coppola, whose radio programs have helped preserve big band music, is profiled. Valley Community Newspapers 2/25/12


 

SF State’s Leonard Library is mentioned in a story about automated library retrieval systems. The Press Democrat 2/25/12


SF State’s Leonard Library will feature more digitized books and an automated book retrieval system to maximize open space. New York Times 2/25/12Bay Citizen 2/25/12


The Alexander String Quartet, an artist-in-residence at SF State, is profiled. The Daily Progress 2/24/12


Professor of Management John Sullivan comments on the recruiting practices of Google. Fortune Magazine 2/24/12


Alumna Marcia Somers will become city manager for the city of Los Altos. Los Altos Town Crier 2/25/12Los Altos Patch 2/24/12


Associate Professor of Cinema Joseph McBride, who released a biography of Steven Spielberg, writes about the director’s strengths in an opinion piece. Washington Post 2/24/12


John Logan, director of labor studies, testified in a case about workers’ rights violations by an armored car guard company. Bradenton Herald 2/23/12


SF State tied for first place at a statewide student research competition last year.North County Times 2/23/12


SF State students joined Jewish students from throughout North America at a mock Zionist Congress in Miami. J Weekly 2/23/12


 

The San Francisco Hillel, a house near SF State that serves Jewish students, is struggling financially. J Weekly 2/23/12

 

Associate Professor of Political Science Francis Neely comments on Ron Paul’s candidacy. WBUR radio Boston 2/23/12KUT radio Austin 2/23/12


Two SF State alums are among the nominees for an Oscar this year, making this the 13th straight year that SF State alums have been nominated. ABC 7 TV 2/23/12


Alum Tom Martinez, a football coach who helped coach Tom Brady, passed away Tuesday. San Mateo Daily Journal 2/22/12


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell finds that people who spend money on experiences are happier than people who spend money on possessions. SF Bay 2/22/12


Alum Jon McIntire, the influential former manager of the Grateful Dead, passed away last week. San Francisco Chronicle 2/22/12


Student Ginamarie Gianandrea is featured in an article about California State University’s decision to let textbook publishers advertise in university publications in exchange for cheaper e-books. San Francisco Chronicle 2/22/12


Alum Steve Baer talks about his collection of old computer technology in this profile of him. The Observer 2/22/12


SF State will continue to accept all qualified eligible applicants from its service area.San Jose Mercury News 2/22/12


SF State’s online college radio station, KSFS, has been nominated for mtvU’s annual college radio award, the “College Radio Woodie.” Radio Survivor 2/22/12


Alumna Amy Franceschini will speak at the University of Georgia about her interdisciplinary art focused on sustainable energy and food production. Athens Banner-Herald 2/21/12


Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Sybil Yang disproves the theory that diners naturally look toward a “sweet spot” on restaurant menus.Mother Nature Network 2/21/12


Rashmi Gupta, assistant professor of social work, comments on the state of caregiving for the elderly in South Asia. New America Media 2/20/12


Professor of Creative Writing Camille Dungy comments on the early reopening of the Bay Bridge after repairs over the weekend. Contra Costa Times 2/20/12


Alum Daniel Zacapa is starring in “The River,” a television drama about a group who is searching for a missing adventurer on the Amazon. Clayton Pioneer 2/20/12


Members of the SF State community shared what they are looking for in the successor to President Robert Corrigan at the presidential search committee meeting on Monday. San Francisco Examiner 2/20/12


Author Mickey Hess, previously published in “Fourteen Hills: the San Francisco State University Review,” has published a new book about San Francisco. Yahoo News 2/20/12


The Chanticleer men’s chorus performed at SF State on Sunday. San Francisco Examiner 2/19/12


Alumna Ally Williams is competing to become a part of the reality TV show “The Cave.” San Francisco Examiner 2/19/12


Robert de Neufville, lecturer in the international relations department, argues that gay marriage is a civil right and should not be decided by a popular vote. Big Think 2/18/12


Deputy Chief of Staff Shawn Whalen gives advice to students on projecting and dealing with tuition increases. U.S. News University Directory 2/17/12


The watercolor paintings of late Professor of Art James Yeh-Jau Liu will be featured at a festival honoring the Chinese community in Marysville, Calif. Appeal Democrat 2/17/12


A power outage affected the SF State campus and the surrounding areas on Friday.SF Appeal 2/17/12


Alum and author Ernest Gaines received a prize for Southern Literature at Mercer University in Macon, Ga. The Town Talk (Alexandria, LA) 2/17/12


Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Kenneth Monteiro is interviewed about “Super Sunday,” when California State University leaders visit African American churches to talk about planning for college. KPFA 2/18/12NBC Bay Area 2/17/12


Student Maya Whitaker is helping train high school students who are competing in the Bay Area Urban Debate League. San Jose Mercury News 2/16/12


Student Graham Gremore is performing a solo show at SF Playhouse, about his childhood. Bay Area Reporter 2/16/12


Alumna Donna Benedetti has released a book of poems designed to help children learn to think critically. The Paramus Post 2/16/12


Alum and rock musician Chuck Prophet, who recently released an album of songs about San Francisco, is profiled. Wall Street Journal 2/16/12


Student Alex Emslie writes about a debate by Occupy Movement members surrounding President Obama’s visit to San Francisco yesterday. Huffington Post 2/16/12


Alum Greg Alger, a linguist who works at a company that creates brand names, is profiled. Financial Times 2/16/12


Associate Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner will soon have two of his short stories interpreted as plays by San Francisco theater company Word for Word. J Weekly 2/16/12


A student who studied abroad in Ghana compares Ghanaian universities to cash-strapped U.S. universities in a letter to the editor. San Francisco Chronicle 2/15/12


A student writes about the financial and scheduling challenges she and many other students face in a letter to the editor.  San Francisco Chronicle 2/15/12


A study by Patrick Tierney, chair of the Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Department, finds that the 2011 Outside Lands Music Festival generated more than $67 million for the local economy. San Francisco Bay Guardian 2/15/12


The online travel guidebook Atlas Obscura plans to feature a behind the scenes look at SF State’s Sutro Egyptian Collection. Greenpoint Gazette 2/15/12


Alumna Denise Pines, a marketing professional who works with talk show host Tavis Smiley, is profiled. Los Angeles Wave 2/15/12


Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Sybil Yang disproves the theory that diners naturally look toward a “sweet spot” on restaurant menus. The Atlantic 2/14/12


SF State’s radio station, KSFS, may participate in Mayor Ed Lee’s request that stations play “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” at noon on Valentine’s Day. Radio Survivor 2/14/12


Sheila Tully, lecturer in the Anthropology Department, writes in in support of the Student Voices website in a letter to the editor. San Francisco Chronicle 2/14/12


SF State’s Downtown Campus is hosting two days of Social Media Week. San Francisco Examiner 2/14/12


SF State’s students are ranked among the least “hot” by a college dating site.Jezebel 2/14/12


Alum Michael Burkett – also known as “Fat Mike,” bassist for the popular punk band NOFX – is profiled. Rolling Stone 2/14/12


A story about beekeeping mentions SF State’s recent study on “zombie bees” that could help explain diminishing honey bee populations. San Francisco Chronicle 2/17/12


SF State’s Downtown Campus will host the global health nonprofit Child Family Health International at Social Media Week. Albany Times Union 2/13/12


Alum Oscar Peñaranda, a popular poet and writer, is profiled. Manila Bulletin 2/13/12


Ellen Hines, associate professor of geography and human environmental studies, will speak at the Romberg Tiburon Center about coastal marine mammals in Thailand.Marin Independent Journal 2/13/12


SF State students are voicing their frustrations with tuition hikes on the new Student Voices website. Inside Higher Ed 2/13/12 ; San Francisco Chronicle 2/11/12 ;Related article: San Francisco Chronicle 2/11/12


A study by Patrick Tierney, chair of the Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Department, finds that the 2011 Outside Lands Music Festival generated more than $67 million for the local economy. ABC 7 TV 2/13/12


Alum David Rodgers has helped start a new theater company in Dixon, Calif. Dixon Patch 2/13/12


Alums Rodger and Mary Heglar describe how they met and came to SF State soon after their marriage. La Jolla Village News 2/13/12


A study by Patrick Tierney, chair of the Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Department, finds that the 2011 Outside Lands Music Festival generated more than $67 million for the local economy. San Francisco Examiner 2/12/12 ; Huffington Post 2/10/12


Student Alexandra Radford is featured in an article about sharing online passwords with friends or significant others. China Daily 2/12/12


Brenda Payton, lecturer in the Journalism Department, writes about modern attitudes toward race in an op-ed piece. San Francisco Chronicle 2/12/12


A study by Patrick Tierney, chair of the Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Department, finds that the 2011 Outside Lands Music Festival generated more than $67 million for the local economy. NBC Bay Area 2/10/12


Former lecturer Georgia Annwell’s paintings will be featured in an exhibit at the Community Media Center of Marin.Marin Independent Journal 2/9/12


Alumna Frances Snyder resigns as public relations director for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians. Santa Maria Times 2/9/12


Alum James M. Claffey, a longtime teacher and trustee at Solano Community College, died Monday. Vallejo Times-Herald 2/9/12


Alumna and renowned quilter Alex Anderson is profiled. Contra Costa Times 2/9/12


SF State's quartet-in-residence, the Alexander String Quartet, performed Saturday at the Herbst Theater.Contra Costa Times 2/9/12


Larry Eilenberg, chair of the Theatre Arts Department, comments on the death of influential theater scholar Arthur Ballet. San Francisco Chronicle 2/9/12


Professor of Political Science Andrei Tsygankov comments on Russia’s support for the Syrian government in the current revolution. International Business Times 2/9/12


SF State and other Bay Area universities are seeing a surge in freshmen applications for Fall 2012. Wall Street Journal 2/9/12


Assistant Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Nina Roberts explains why relatively few ethnic minorities visit national and state parks. KCET TV 2/9/12


A study by Patrick Tierney, chair of the Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Department, finds that the 2011 Outside Lands Music Festival generated more than $67 million for the local economy. East Bay Express 2/9/12 San Francisco Appeal 2/9/12


A memorial will be held for alum Garret Davis, a Honolulu police officer who died in a traffic accident last month. KPUA TV Hawaii 2/8/12San Diego-Union Tribune 2/7/12


Alumna Mary Anne Driscoll will teach a music reading class at the Bay Chamber Community Music School in Maine. Knox Village Soup 2/8/12


Aluma and violinist Elizabeth Meisinger will perform at the Ozark Festival Orchestra’s Soloists Showcase. Joplin Independent 2/8/12


Associate Professor of Management Sally Baack comments on the possibility of Facebook entering the Chinese market and complying with censorship laws.Burlington Free Press 2/8/12


Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Sybil Yang disproves the theory that diners naturally look toward a “sweet spot” on restaurant menus.Gizmodo Australia 2/8/12


A new White House initiative calls on California State University schools, including SF State, to train new math and science teachers. San Francisco Business Times 2/8/12


Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Sybil Yang disproves the theory that diners naturally look toward a “sweet spot” on restaurant menus.Gizmodo 2/7/12Nation’s Restaurant News 2/6/12


The photography of former professor Jack Welpott will be featured in an exhibit at the University of Arizona. Art Daily 2/7/12


San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has proposed to start allowing food trucks at SF State and other college and medical campuses. San Francisco Appeal 2/7/12San Francisco Examiner 2/7/12


Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Sybil Yang disproves the theory that diners naturally look toward a “sweet spot” on restaurant menus.Gizmodo UK 2/7/12


Alum Andres Ripa is featured in a story about Latinos making a comeback in the job market. NBC San Diego 2/7/12


A memorial will be held for alum Garret Davis, a Honolulu police officer who died in a traffic accident last month. San Francisco Chronicle 2/7/12 KCRA 3 TV 2/7/12 San Jose Mercury News 2/7/12


Associate Professor of Management Sally Baack comments on the possibility of Facebook entering the Chinese market and complying with censorship laws. USA Today 2/7/12


Associate Professor of Computer Science Rahul Singh will speak at Sonoma State University about tropical diseases. The Press Democrat 2/6/12


SF State students discuss the increasing cost and burden of buying textbooks for their classes. San Francisco Examiner 2/6/12


An alumna and Redwood City teacher is accused of abusing her students. San Francisco Examiner 2/6/12 


Alumna and veteran newscaster Kimberly Hunt has become co-anchor of a San Diego, Calif. television news station. 10 News 2/5/12


“Winds of the South,” a novel by alum Ben Walker about the antebellum south, is reviewed. The Frederick News Post 2/5/12


SF State researchers have released an iPhone app that provides live readings and projections of tides in the Bay. Marin Independent Journal 2/5/12


Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Sybil Yang disproves the theory that diners naturally look toward a “sweet spot” on restaurant menus. The Daily Meal 2/4/12


A student who participated in the Occupy Oakland protests last weekend is barred from entering downtown Oakland locations. San Francisco Chronicle 2/3/12


Associate Professor of Management Sally Baack comments on Donald Trump’s decision to endorse Mitt Romney. San Francisco Chronicle 2/3/12


Professor of International Relations Andrei P. Tsygankov writes about the United States’ influence in Russia’s upcoming presidential elections. Russia Profile 2/3/12


Alum Mukesh Nath is pursuing a semi-pro soccer career after recently retiring from his job as a San Mateo County Sheriff. San Francisco Examiner 2/3/12


Student Chris Carson won a citizen journalism award for his dissection of Newt Gingrich’s campaign. Allvoices 2/3/12


Caitlin Ryan, director of the Family Acceptance Project, will give the keynote address at a conference in Ukiah, Calif. supporting LGBT youth. Ukiah Daily Journal 2/2/12


Alum John Burton, Chairman of the California Democratic Party, is profiled.Sacramento News & Review 2/2/12


Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Sybil Yang disproves the theory that diners naturally look toward a “sweet spot” on restaurant menus. Daily Mail UK 2/2/12 ; Eater 2/2/12 ; Discovery News 2/2/12 ; Truthdive 2/2/12 ; Science Codex 2/1/12


SF State researchers release a groundbreaking study on “zombie bees” that could help explain diminishing honey bee populations. Southwest Farm Press 2/2/12


SF State police officers will set up a DUI checkpoint on Super Bowl Sunday. San Francisco Appeal 2/2/12


Assistant Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Melissa Camacho comments on the role of “waitress moms” – working class women struggling to provide for their families – in the upcoming election. San Francisco Chronicle 2/2/12


Alum and actor Danny Glover will speak at Jefferson Community College in Upstate New York about his activism. Watertown Daily Times 2/1/12


Katherine Kim, professor in residence at the Health Equity Institute, has published a study about “e-patients,” who use technology to become involved in their health care.Medical Xpress 2/1/12


Alum Joe Louis Walker, a popular blues guitarist who recently released a new album, is profiled. Wall Street Journal 2/1/12


Alum and actor Danny Glover will discuss his activism at the University of Central Arkansas. Log Cabin Democrat 2/1/12


Dee Spencer, chair of the School of Music and Dance, comments on the influence of Don Cornelius, the host of the television show “Soul Train” who passed away Tuesday. KTVU.com 2/1/12


Alumna Gretchen Boyum, who manages the Kaddatz art gallery in Fergus Falls, Minn., is profiled. The Fergus Falls Daily Journal 2/1/12


Alumna Juliene Malecot, a librarian in Corona, Calif., is profiled. The Press-Enterprise 2/1/12


January

A Cal State Long Beach student won an award named after former SF State professor Don Eden, who pioneered research in the field of biotechnology. The Long Beach Post 1/31/12


Alum Robert W. Heagy Jr. writes about federal spending and the deficit in an op-ed piece. The Daily Journal 1/31/12


Associate Professor of History Trevor Getz’s graphic novel, titled “Abina and the Important Men,” is reviewed. Library Journal 1/30/12


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell finds that people who spend money on experiences are happier than people who spend money on possessions. DailyRX 1/30/12


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell finds that people who spend money on experiences are happier than people who spend money on possessions. The Deccan Chronicle 1/30/12 ; The Times of India 1/29/12 ; News Track India 1/27/12


 

A new album by Santos Perdidos, an acoustic Latin band whose members met in SF State’s Afro-Cuban Ensemble, is reviewed. Mission Local 1/31/12

 

This feature on lesbian-friendly cities mentions SF State. Jezebel 1/31/12


SF State will participate in the World Education Fair, an event in India introducing students to international universities. The Times of India 1/30/12


Alum and filmmaker Edward Everett is mentioned in a profile of his mother Minne Cruise, also an award-winning filmmaker. The Philippine Daily Inquirer 1/30/12


Alum and acclaimed fiction writer Daniel Orozco has published his first book of short stories. The Millions 1/30/12


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell finds that people who spend money on experiences are happier than people who spend money on possessions. The Deccan Chronicle 1/30/12 ; The Times of India 1/29/12 ; News Track India 1/27/12


Professor of English Michael Krasny will soon celebrate his 20th year as the host of the popular KQED Forum radio show. KQED blog 1/30/13


Alum Garret Davis, a Honolulu police officer, was mourned after a fatal traffic accident last week. The San Francisco Chronicle 1/29/12


Professor Emeritus of Biology Jan Randall comments on a list of Colorado wildlife that are at risk due to oil and gas development. The Durango Herald 1/29/12


The Cesar Chavez Student Center Art Gallery is hosting an exhibit of local street art. SFist 1/27/12


The band “The Sunset Warriors,” started by an SF State alum, played recently in Gilroy. The Gilroy Dispatch 1/28/12


SF State’s Sexuality Studies program is mentioned as one of few in the nation. Alameda Times-Star 1/26/12


Professor of Political Science Robert Smith comments on how events of the Republican Primary could boost President Obama’s chances at re-election. BET 1/26/12


Alumna Nancy Sheehan will become director of the Oregon Educational Association after serving in a New Mexico chapter of the National Education Association. The Daily Times, Farmington, NM 1/27/12


Alum Joe Carnahan co-wrote and directed the new movie “The Grey.” San Francisco Examiner 1/27/12


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell finds that people who spend money on experiences are happier than people who spend money on possessions. Psych Central 1/27/12; Truthdive 1/27/12; Medical Express 1/26/12


Alum Mike Givens is starting his first year as coach of the Menlo College softball team. Palo Alto Online 1/27/12


Professor of Secondary Education Mark Phillips comments on a Florida plan that would allow parents to take over underperforming schools. The Orlando Sentinel 1/26/12


Professor of Secondary Education Mark Phillips comments on a Florida plan that would allow parents to take over underperforming schools. The Orlando Sentinel 1/26/12


The search for a new president at SF State may be affected by California State University officials’ decision to cap presidential pay. The San Francisco Chronicle 1/26/12


The Cesar Chavez Student Center Art Gallery is hosting an exhibit of local street art. San Francisco Chronicle 1/26/12


Associate Professor of Mathematics Mariel Vazquez is honored as an “Emerging Scholar” by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. Diverse 1/25/12


John Logan, director of labor studies, published a report about poor working conditions for bus drivers at a transit company. The Sacramento Bee 1/26/12


Alum Tyler Nansen will present his ceramic sculptures as part of the Sonoma Community Center’s artist in residence program. SonomaNews.com 1/26/12


Alumna Lisa Bakamis, who recently started her own interior design company, is profiled. The San Francisco Chronicle 1/26/12


Alumnus and former SF State administrator Leroy Morishita has been named president of California State University East Bay. San Jose Mercury News 1/25/12 ; San Jose Mercury News 1/25/12 ; San Francisco Business Times 1/25/12


Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Amy Kilgard comments on a jobseeker’s decision to take out a full-page newspaper ad to showcase his resume. The Half Moon Bay Review 1/25/12


Professor Emeritus of Biology Jan Randall comments on a list of Colorado wildlife that are at risk due to oil and gas development. The Fowler Tribune 1/25/12


SF State researchers have released an iPhone app that provides live readings and projections of tides in the Bay. The San Francisco Examiner 1/25/12 ; Sailing Anarchy 1/25/12


Alum Richard Schmitt has written a book about how to finance retirement plans. The Sun-Herald 1/24/12


Professor of Management John Sullivan says that at large companies, half of all job applicants’ resumes are screened out automatically by computer systems. Wall Street Journal 1/24/12


Alum and actor Danny Glover will speak at the University of Florida about his career and activism. The Gainesville Sun 1/24/12


Political Science Lecturer David Lee comments on Chinese New Year and San Francisco’s Chinese community. ABC 7 TV 1/24/12


SF State’s plans for the new Mashouf Performing Arts Center are outlined. San Francisco Magazine 1/24/12


SF State’s Community Service Learning Project is involved in efforts by an Occupy movement protestor to educate borrowers about loans. Asia Times 1/23/12


The 14L Muni bus line will soon be extended to Daly City BART, in part to better serve SF State students. The San Francisco Chronicle 1/23/12


A former student who was arrested for embezzlement is mentioned in an article about a San Francisco prosecutor. The San Francisco Chronicle 1/23/12


An exhibit at the de Young Museum featuring sculptures by former SF State professor Stephen De Staebler is reviewed. Berkeleyside 1/23/12


Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell’s research on happiness is featured in an article about the cost of climbing Mount Everest. TIME 1/23/12


Assistant Professor of Biology Vance Vredenburg discusses a project that uses social media to catalog and protect endangered amphibian species. Audubon Magazine 1/23/12


The 14L Muni bus line will soon be extended to Daly City BART, in part to better serve SF State students. The San Francisco Chronicle 1/23/12


A former student who was arrested for embezzlement is mentioned in an article about a San Francisco prosecutor. The San Francisco Chronicle 1/23/12


An exhibit at the de Young Museum featuring sculptures by former SF State professor Stephen De Staebler is reviewed. Berkeleyside 1/23/12


Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell’s research on happiness is featured in an article about the cost of climbing Mount Everest. TIME 1/23/12


Assistant Professor of Biology Vance Vredenburg discusses a project that uses social media to catalog and protect endangered amphibian species. Audubon Magazine 1/23/12


Students participated in the “Occupy Wall Street West” protests Friday. SF Bay Area Independent Media Center 1/23/12


Assistant Professor of Biology Vance Vredenburg discusses a project that uses social media to catalog and protect endangered amphibian species. The Bay Citizen 1/23/12


Alumna Mary Schmidt was able to save her family’s home from foreclosure after her letter to Bank of America went viral online. The Huffington Post 1/23/12 ; SFist 1/23/12


Art Professor Lewis DeSoto will show his Cahuilla Indian art at an exhibit in Riverside. Inland SoCal 1/24/12


Jonathan Lee, Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies, is interviewed about Chinese New Year. NPR 1/23/12


The pending presidential search at SF State is referenced in an article about a proposed salary cap on California State University presidents. The San Francisco Chronicle 1/24/12


Alumna Gerta Keller, a geologist at Princeton University, discusses her controversial theory on the extinction of dinosaurs. NYU Science Line 1/22/12


Alum Vince Rios, a veteran who lost a leg in Vietnam and who often speaks with veterans of current wars, is profiled. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram 1/22/12


Justin Beck, lecturer in the department of journalism, is providing live updates from the Occupy protests in the Financial District on Friday. SF Bay 1/20/12


Justin Beck, lecturer in the department of journalism, is providing live updates from the Occupy protests in the Financial District on Friday. SF Bay 1/20/12


A colleague of former SF State president S.I. Hayakawa describes their relationship in a recent journal article. San Francisco Chronicle 1/20/12


A study by Sociology Professor Allen LeBlanc finds that older gay men experience sexual minority related stress that can cause mental health problems. San Diego Gay and Lesbian News 1/20/12


Alum and former SF State football star Leon Feliciano talks about coaching football at Tomales High School. The Petaluma Argus-Courier 1/20/12


Charles Egan, associate professor of foreign languages and literatures, will present his research on poems about the experiences of immigrants at Angel Island. Asia Society 1/20/12


Lily Chen, director of the Professional Science Master’s program, is interviewed about the program’s success and students’ internship placements. San Francisco Business Times 1/20/12


A study by Sociology Professor Allen LeBlanc finds that older gay men experience sexual minority related stress that can cause mental health problems. LGBT Nation1/20/12


SF State students contributed research to a recently published book on media censorship. Global Research.ca 1/20/12 ; San Francisco Bay View 1/23/12


SF State’s MBA program is named one of the best in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times. San Francisco Business Times 1/20/12


A man was shot in the leg on a street near the SF State campus on Wednesday. The San Francisco Appeal 1/19/12


Alum Chuck Schultz has produced a documentary about organic farmers struggling to preserve their farms. The San Francisco Chronicle 1/19/12


Alumna Caylia Chaiken has turned stories of her dating adventures into a one-woman stage show. J Weekly 1/19/12


Sokhom Mao, a former foster youth who participated in SF State’s Guardian Scholars Program, writes in an op-ed piece about how the program helped him graduate college. San Jose Mercury News 1/19/12


The Hausmann String Quartet, which in 2009 received a prestigious fellowship at SF State’s International Center for the Arts, will perform at the University of Redlands.Highland Community News 1/19/12


 

Students from SF State will participate in the large-scale Occupy protests in the Financial District on Friday. San Francisco Bay Guardian 1/19/12

 

Alumna and Professor Emerita Kay Takeyama Dilena’s 2010 gift of $5 million to SF State is mentioned in a story about growing alumni donations across the California State University system. SCVNews.com 1/18/12


The 14L Muni bus line will soon be extended to Daly City BART, in part to better serve SF State students. San Francisco Appeal 1/18/12


Alum and San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Eric Mar comments on a new appointment to the city’s Entertainment Commission. San Francisco Bay Guardian1/18/12


Assistant Professor Dawn-Elissa Fischer and Lecturer Davey D. Cook, both of the Africana Studies Department, will speak at the University of Wisconsin Madison on using hip-hop culture to teach students. University of Wisconsin News 1/18/12


Alumna LaShay Morris spoke at a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration in Tracy.The Stockton Record 1/17/12; The Tracy Press 1/16/12


Alum and Grammy-winning singer Johnny Mathis will perform in Santa Ynez. Santa Ynez Valley News 1/17/12


Sokhom Mao, a former foster youth who participated in SF State’s Guardian Scholars Program, describes the leg-up the program gave him to graduate college.California Progress Report 1/17/12


The Hausmann String Quartet, which in 2009 received a prestigious fellowship at SF State’s International Center for the Arts, will perform at the University of Redlands.The Press-Enterprise 1/17/12 ; The Contra Costa Times 1/17/12


John Logan, director of labor studies, is interviewed about President Obama’s recent appointments to the National Labor Relations Board. The Nation 1/17/12


Student Alexandra Radford is featured in an article about sharing online passwords with friends or significant others. The New York Times 1/17/12


An exhibit of sculptures by former SF State professor Stephen De Staebler opened Saturday at the de Young Museum. The San Francisco Examiner 1/16/12


Alum Ernie Brill describes hearing Martin Luther King Jr.’s legendary “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington D.C. in 1963. The Daily New Hampshire Gazette1/16/12


Alum Joseph White was the keynote speaker at a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration at the University of Oregon. The Register-Guard 1/15/12


Alum Javier Jiménez is profiled in an article about the challenges of finding a job in higher education. The Chronicle of Higher Education 1/15/12 (subscription required)


SF State researchers who named a fungus after SpongeBob SquarePants are mentioned in news of other unusual species namings. AllGov 1/14/12


Alumna Kim Addonizio, a Guggenheim Fellowship-winning poet and novelist, is profiled. The Sun-Sentinel 1/13/12


Alum Ron Rodgers is featured in a new compilation of public art in Fremont, California. San Jose Mercury News 1/13/12


A man was attacked on a street near the SF State campus in what police are investigating as a hate crime. Gayapolis 1/12/12 ; San Francisco Appeal 1/11/12 ; San Jose Mercury News 1/11/12 ; San Francisco Examiner 1/11/12; NBC Bay Area 1/11/12 ; KGO TV 1/11/12 ; The Bay Area Reporter 1/11/12


Alumna Barbara Palmer was named president of the Santa Cruz Association of Realtors. Santa Cruz Sentinel 1/12/12


Women’s basketball star Nicole Hicks was named SF State’s Female Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 9. The Santa Clarita Valley Signal 1/12/12


A man was attacked on a street near the SF State campus in what police are investigating as a hate crime. Blast Magazine 1/12/12


The Israeli Chamber Project, a chamber music group that performed at SF State last year, is profiled. J Weekly 1/12/12


Alum James Mazzaferro is one of only two band directors in the nation to become a Bandworld Legion of Honor Laureate. Elk Grove Citizen 1/12/12


SF State’s journalism department placed well in an intercollegiate photojournalism competition. SurfKY News Group 1/11/12


Alumna Catherine Burton discusses her career as a managing partner of a company that processes and maps satellite images. Directions Magazine 1/11/12


Professor of Management Sally Baack comments on Mitt Romney’s business record. San Francisco Chronicle 1/11/12


Assistant Professor of Urban Studies Jasper Rubin recently released a book detailing plans for San Francisco’s waterfront over time. San Francisco Chronicle 1/11/12


Nan Alamilla Boyd, chair of the Department of Women and Gender Studies, discussed a book on LGBT issues that she co-edited, at the American Historical Association conference in Chicago. Windy City Media Group 1/11/12


Alumna Lórien Eck is showing her mixed media paintings at an exhibit in Laguna Niguel. Laguna Niguel Patch 1/10/12


Christina Olague, named to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Sunday by Mayor Ed Lee, attended some classes at SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 1/10/12


Political Science Professor Robert C. Smith comments on the portrayal of Mitt Romney as an out-of-touch businessman. BET 1/10/12


Student Tejpal Dosanjh is mentioned in a story about his family’s observance of a Sikh holy teacher’s birthday. Marysville Appeal-Democrat 1/9/12


Alum Cassandra Huang, who recently opened a coffee shop in downtown Redwood City, is profiled. Redwood City Patch 1/9/12


Alum William Patterson has started a new four-year term on the East Bay Municipal Utility District Board of Directors. Piedmont Patch 1/9/12


Libset Sunshine, director of government relations at SF State, has run 21 marathons and will soon compete in the U.S. Olympic Trials. San Francisco Chronicle 1/8/12 ; Marin Independent-Journal 1/8/12


A story on the recent deaths of two Denver children trapped in a hot car references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. The Denver Post 1/8/13; KUSA TV Denver 1/8/13 (Clip not available online)


SF State scientists discovered six new species of mushrooms in Brazil -- all of which glow in the dark. The Guardian UK 1/7/12


Alum and California State Assembly member Sandre Swanson is mentioned in an article about California’s nation-leading number of legislators with college degrees. Piedmont Patch 1/7/12


Journalism Professor Yvonne Daley has released a book of stories of Vermont residents affected by Tropical Storm Irene. Vermont Public Radio 1/7/12


Alum Herbito Grande is mentioned in an article about the Obama administration’s decision to let illegal immigrants wait in the United States while their green card paperwork is processed. San Jose Mercury News 1/6/12


At the swearing-in of San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón on Thursday, student Brandon Santiago spoke about his experiences dropping out of high school and struggling to get back on track before being accepted to SF State. Mission Local 1/6/12


SF State President Robert Corrigan, who will retire at the end of the 2011-2012 school year, is mentioned in an article about a state bill proposing a salary cap for California State University presidents. San Francisco Chronicle 1/5/12


A birthday celebration at SF State for John Burton, founder of an organization helping homeless children, is mentioned by SF Chronicle columnist Leah Garchik. San Francisco Chronicle 1/5/12


James Hirabayashi, former dean of ethnic studies, is writing a biography of his brother, civil rights icon Gordon Hirabayashi, who passed away Monday. Rafu Shimpo News 1/3/12.


A study by SF State researchers details the harsh challenges of Burmese refugees living in Oakland. East Bay Express 1/4/12


A charity event will be held at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma to benefit alum John Cardinale, who is battling gastric cancer. Napa Valley Register 1/5/12


Alum Hoi M. Ko, a consultant in the aviation industry, has been named to Stanford “Who’s Who,” a selective publication listing successful business professionals. International Business Times 1/4/12


Alum and Pulitzer Prize nominated novelist David Madden will speak in North Carolina about his writing. Smokey Mountain News 1/4/12


The 1960s protests at SF State are mentioned in a review of a new book about the history of moderates in the Republican Party. The National Interest 1/4/12


Alum Moin Kahn has travelled across 17 countries on his motorcycle to project a “soft image” of his home country of Pakistan. MSN News 1/2/12; The Daily Times 1/1/12


Student Paul Murre, president of the California College Democrats, writes about the California state budget and the future of higher education funding. The Sacramento Bee 1/2/13


Dean of Ethnic Studies Kenneth Monteiro comments on the influence of Marcus Books, co-owned by Raye Richardson, former chair of SF State’s black studies department. Los Angeles Times 1/1/12


Alum David Frias is interviewed about San Francisco’s new $10.24 minimum wage rate, now the highest in the nation. San Francisco Chronicle 1/1/12


Student Stephanie Melancon shares her New Year’s wishes. The Bakersfield Californian 1/1/12