SF State in the News 2013

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


Note: These summaries link directly to pages published by the media outlets cited. They may offer free online access for a limited time only (e.g. one week from publication), or may discontinue live links at any time. All links open in a new window


December

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is a candidate for Oakland mayor. Oakland Tribune 12/31/13; KTVU 12/27/13 (clip not available online); KRXI 12/27/13 (clip not available online); KCBA 12/27/13 (clip not available online); San Francisco Chronicle 12/26/13; Oakland Tribune 12/26/13


Professor of Political Science Andrei Tsygankov discusses the Times of London’s selection of Russian President Vladimir Putin as 2013’s International Person of the Year. The Voice of Russia 12/31/13


Alum and AIDS activist Jason Villalobos was nominated for the Valley of the Flowers United Church of Christ’s Peace Prize. The Lompoc Record 12/31/13


Alum Emil Lawrence penned “The Night Cabbie,” a column he wrote anonymously for the SF Examiner and San Francisco Chronicle. KQED: News Fix 12/31/13


This story about the De Marillac Academy, a private K-12 school in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, mentions that many graduates go on to earn degrees from SF State. KNTV 12/30/13 (clip not available online)


Angela Jones was appointed associate dean of the College of Extended Learning and International Affairs. San Francisco Chronicle 12/28/13


President Leslie Wong issued a statement that, “The University is a place where dialogue, debate and the marketplace of ideas are cherished. We must also maintain a safe environment.” The Community Voice 12/27/13


School of Music and Dance Lecturer John Calloway directs SF State’s Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble. Jazz Police 12/27/13


Professor of Biology Edward Carpenter first reported in 1972 that harmful chemicals and bacteria bind to plastic waste in the ocean. Los Angeles Times 12/26/13


Alum David Wells' award-winning play “County Line” will premiere Jan. 16 at the Performance Network Theatre in Ann Arbor, Mich. Broadway World 12/26/13


Adam Burke, professor of health education and director of the Institute for Holistic Health, comments on the use of imported medications unapproved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Baltimore Sun 12/25/13


Alumna Phyllis Faber, “one of the county's icons of environmentalism,” was awarded the Heroes of Marin Lifetime Achievement award. Pacific Sun 12/25/13


Lecturer of Labor and Employment Studies Bill Sokol discusses first amendment rights in the workplace. KGO-Radio 12/23/13 (clip not available online)


After a meeting between Mayor Ed Lee and top tech executives, a committee was formed to expand high school IT education and create internship opportunities for SF State students. SF Examiner 12/22/13


Criminal Justice Lecturer Michael Santos, who earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees while incarcerated, has lectured internationally about the U.S. prison system. The Virginian-Pilot 12/22/13


An SF State study on chronic lateness is mentioned in this article by alumna Diana Delonzor. New York Daily News 12/22/13


Alum Les Robertson was appointed head coach of the Trinity Classical Academy football team. Santa Clarita Valley Signal 12/22/13


Professor and Chair of Cinema Daniel Bernardi comments on a film directed by Ben Stiller, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.” Arizona Republic 12/20/13


Alumna Adelle Pruit, longtime artist and art teacher, discusses her work restoring antique paintings. Ukiah Daily Journal 12/20/13


Political Science Lecturer David Lee comments on the possible nomination of U.S. Senator Max Baucus to the position of U.S. ambassador to China. China Daily 12/19/13


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell's research finds that people with a balanced view of the past, present and future are more likely to be happy. Gazeta 12/19/13


SF State's Department of Theatre Arts helped provide the puppets used in the New Conservatory Theatre Center’s rendition of “Avenue Q.” Bay Area Reporter 12/19/13


Alum Charles Byers comments in this article about apartments and single-family homes not protected by rent control. SF Examiner 12/18/13


Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Weining Man and Professor of Physics and Astronomy Zhigang Chen developed a new material that can bend light in unprecedented ways. Yotta Fire 12/19/13


Jan Null, lecturer in the Department of Earth and Climate Sciences, comments on this year’s record low precipitation. KFBK Radio 12/18/13 (clip not available online)


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell's research is mentioned; it shows people are happier when they spend money on experiences instead of goods. WFSB 12/18/13


Ju Hong, a student in the master's in public administration program, interrupted President Obama during a speech, asking him to end deportations of undocumented immigrants. Hola Arkansas 12/18/13


The AMCHA Initiative warned SF State administrators of a potential threat to Jewish students. The Jewish Voice 12/17/13; Les Observateurs 12/15/13; Santa Monica Mirror 12/14/13


Professor of Latina/Latino Studies Alejandro Murguia will participate in a poetry reading at the San Francisco Public Library Reader’s Bookstore. 7x7 12/17/13


SF State students participated in the Francisco Mantecón International Poster Design Competition, organized by the Spanish wine company Terras Gauda. Vinetur 12/17/13


SF State's Cesar E. Chavez Institute hosted a 2007 forum to address issues facing day laborers; artist Favianna Rodriguez discussed her political posters. KQED 12/17/13


Professor and Interim Chair of Marketing Sanjit Sengupta predicts a drop in holiday retail sales due to this year's government shutdown. FOX Business 12/16/13; FOX Business 12/17/13


Alum Mike Fiebach founded the digital marketing and management firm Fame House, which counts rapper Eminem among its clients. The Philadelphia Inquirer 12/16/13


Alumni Scott Burry and Dani Vernon combined their Christian and Jewish holiday traditions to create a personalized greeting card. Daily Mail 12/16/13


Nonprofit Management Lecturer Sonny Le writes about the anti-apartheid movement in the U.S. and Nelson Mandela’s influential visit to Oakland in 1990. Hyphen Magazine 12/16/13


Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan comments on contract negotiations between employee unions and the University of California. Sun Herald 12/16/13; San Luis Obispo Tribune 12/16/13


Alum Juan Carlos Oseguera won Best Documentary at the 2013 International Monarch Film Festival for his film, “The Fight For Water: A Farm Worker Struggle.” Fresno Business Journal 12/16/13


CCSF student Jacob Ortega planned to attend SF State before financial pressure led him to complete his general education at community college. NPR 12/16/13


Research by Professor of Biology Vance Vredenburg indicates that declining frog populations in the Andes Mountains are a result of chytrid fungus, not climate change. Quotidiano 12/15/13; Science Daily 12/13/13


In this opinion piece, Professor Emeritus Mark Phillips writes about how teachers can connect with students by admitting mistakes. Marin Independent-Journal 12/15/13


Actor and author Peter Coyote earned his master’s degree in creative writing at SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 12/15/13


Political Science Lecturer David Lee is mentioned for his work as executive director of the Chinese American Voters Education Committee. San Francisco Chronicle 12/14/13


Alumna Lenore Weiss is interviewed about her career as a poet. Monroe News Star 12/14/13


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan comments on public opinion of labor unions. San Francisco Chronicle 12/13/13


Alumna Joanna Kidd will present an exhibition of ceramic sculptures at the Merced College Art Gallery Jan. 15 through Feb. 13. The Modesto Bee 12/13/13


Graduate student Jonathan Young is working to restore the ecology of Mountain Lake in the Presidio, the water has long been polluted and overrun by invasive species. San Francisco Chronicle 12/13/13


SF State students participated in the Francisco Mantecón International Poster Design Competition, organized by the Spanish wine company Terras Gauda. El Confidencial 12/13/13


Alum Brandon Mairs founded the cell phone manufacturer Arubixs and hopes to release two revolutionary devices by 2015. Upstart Business Journal 12/13/13


Alum DJ Gordo Cabeza founded Motown on Mondays at San Francisco’s Madrone Art Bar. SF Examiner 12/12/13


Donations from SF State and City College of San Francisco allowed the Mission Science Workshop to purchase a classroom set of analog oscilloscopes for hands-on physics lessons. San Francisco Chronicle 12/12/13


The AMCHA Initiative warned SF State administrators of a potential threat to Jewish students. The J Weekly 12/12/13


In this op-ed, Anthropology Lecturer Niccolo Caldararo writes about the need for speed bumps in residential areas of Marin. Main Independent Journal 12/11/13


Student Zaldy Tubig participated in a photo exhibition depicting San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. San Francisco Chronicle 12/11/13


Alum Bob Gordon was awarded the 2013 Legacy Community Activist Award for his work in raising awareness of pervasive tobacco use in the LGBT community. EIN Newsdesk 12/11/13; The Sacramento Bee 12/11/13


The 1968 student strike at SF State is referenced in this article about diversity at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The Birmingham News 12/10/13


Alumna Marianna Marysheva-Martinez was appointed managing director for FTI Consulting, Inc. Market Watch 12/10/13


Alumna Sheryl Goodman Fabrizio discusses her first teaching job at McKinley Elementary School in Stockton, Calif. The Stockton Record 12/10/13


Associate Professor of Anthropology James Quesada discusses day laborers’ and undocumented immigrants’ limited access to health care. San Francisco Bay Guardian 12/10/13


SF State’s Associated Students Inc. organized a “Free Nelson Mandela” campaign in the 1960s. World Bulletin 12/10/13


Alum Ben Perez-Pringle was hired as head athletic trainer and strength and conditioning coach for the Idaho Stampede. Idaho Business Review 12/10/13


Alum Richard Ballerini is interviewed, Ballerini performs live music each week at Pietro’s Italian Restaurant and the farmer’s market in Sparks, Nev. Daily Sparks Tribune 12/10/13


SF State’s M.A. program in human sexuality studies is mentioned in this article about San Diego State University’s new LGBT studies graduate certificate. LA Times 12/9/13


SF State senior Colin Dwyer will participate in the 2013-14 Body Glove Mavericks Invitational surf competition. NBC Bay Area 12/9/13


Journalism student Bek Phillips started the online group “Find Nathan 2013” to promote search efforts for her younger brother, missing since Dec. 2. Santa Cruz Sentinel 12/9/13


SF State artists-in-residence the Alexander String Quartet's album, “Bartok & Kodaly: the Complete String Quartets,” is reviewed. Audiophile Audition 12/7/13


Alumna Shannon Wentworth, CEO of the ecotourism company Sweet, is profiled. San Francisco Chronicle 12/7/13


Alum Ann Ward, owner and director of the Herongate Barn Theatre, recently won the Durham Art of Transformation Creative Award for Best Entertainment in Durham. Durham Region 12/7/13


SF State students are collaborating with Nature in the City, an environmental organization, to restore the “Green Hairstreak Corridor,” a native butterfly habitat in San Francisco. Care 2 12/6/13; Earth Island Journal 12/2/13


Cinema student Kenneth Medina started an online campaign to help fund the production of his film “Evil Rising.” Towle Road 12/6/13


Alumna Amy R. Brosnahan was appointed a district court judge for Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial District. Mille Lacs Messenger 12/6/13


Alum Chuck Osborne directs the Allan Hancock College Jazz Ensemble, which will perform its annual fall concert Dec. 8 at the Unity Chapel of Light in Orcutt, Calif. Santa Maria Times 12/6/13


Alumna and President of the Art Directors Guild Mimi Gramatky is profiled. NoHo Arts District 12/6/13


Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discusses fast food workers’ strike for higher wages. Canadian HR Reporter 12/6/13


Associate Professor of Music and Dance Jassen Todorov and Professor of Music and Dance Roger Woodward performed a free recital in Knuth Hall. Examiner 12/6/13


Jim Steele, alum and director of SF State’s Sierra Nevada Field Campus, has published a non-fiction book, “Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism.” The Spectator 12/5/13


Africana Studies Lecturer Dave "Davey D" Cook will perform at The New Parish’s “Oakland Massive” party. SF Examiner 12/5/13


A study on punctuality by alumna Diane DeLonzor suggests that people who are chronically late may also suffer from anxiety, procrastination and other challenges. Huffington Post 12/5/13


Professor of Special Education Gloria Soto will present the keynote speech at the University of Redlands’s Dec. 7 workshop, “Technology + Collaboration = Communication and Access.” Highland Community News 12/5/13


A study by SF State's Family Acceptance Project is mentioned; it shows LGBT individuals who are rejected by their families are at increased risk for suicide. ABC 2 News 12/5/13


The rock band The Jaded is featured, drummer Elliott Starno graduated from SF State. Marin Independent Journal 12/5/13


Students Nicu Listana and John Funtanilla attended the first ever ESA LOFT Video Game Innovation fellowship with their game “Founder’s Quest,” which teaches players business fundamentals. Gamasutra 12/9/13; SF Weekly: Exhibitionist 12/5/13


San Francisco State University is mentioned among other universities that have divested their endowments from fossil fuels. San Francisco State University is mentioned among other universities that have divested their endowments from fossil fuels. Between the Lines 12/4/13New Pittsburgh Courier 12/2/13


Cinema Lecturer Bill Zarchy authored the non-fiction book, “Showdown at Shinagawa: Tales of Filming from Bombay to Brazil.” Consumer Electronics Net 12/4/13PR Web 12/4/13


Alum Gonzalo Silva will retire from his position as Lafayette's financial services manager. Lamorinda Weekly 12/4/13


Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Chris McCarthy discusses the dangers of radiation exposure following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. KGO 12/4/13 (clip not available online)


The Simon Wiesenthal Center sent an open letter to SF State officials warning of a possible threat to Jewish students. The Jewish Press 12/3/13; KRON 12/2/13 (clip not available online)


Alum Jose J. Babauta's artwork will be featured at the Isla Center for the Art’s “UOG Fine Arts Faculty Biennial” exhibition. Pacific News Center 12/3/13


Alumna Diane Utley-Aguilar designs wedding dresses and handbags and runs the online shop, Mexisoul. Orange County Weekly: Navel Gazing 12/3/13


Student Cory Mickels credits SF State’s Metro Academies program with giving him the skills to succeed in college and plan for law school. San Francisco Bay View 12/3/13


Students Nicu Listana and John Funtanilla developed the game “Founder’s Quest,” which teaches players business fundamentals. KGO 12/3/13 (clip not available online)


Joellen Fung, senior director of strategic technology, comments on the privacy concerns that could arise from the data tracking and billing of personal cell phones designated for work use. ZDNet 12/2/13


Ju Hong, a student in the master's in public administration program, interrupted President Obama during a speech, asking him to end deportations of undocumented immigrants. Berkeley Patch 12/3/13; Miami Diario 12/2/13


Alum Robert Clark has been hired as the chief business officer for the Alameda Unified School District. The Alameda Sun 12/2/13


Ju Hong, a student in the master's in public administration program, writes an open letter to President Obama. The Huffington Post 12/2/13


Linguistics Lecturer Jenny Lederer discusses the implications of the term “techie.” San Francisco Chronicle 12/2/13


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned as a candidate for mayor of Oakland. San Francisco Chronicle 12/2/13


The oldest Web cam still in operation is FogCam, which has been at SF State since 1994. ABC News Denver 12/3/13KNXV 12/2/13 (clip not available online); WCPO 12/2/13 (clip not available online); WPTV 12/2/13 (clip not available online)


SF State is mentioned as the possible alma mater of Breeanna’s biological father on the show Generation Cryo. MTV 12/2/13 (clip not available online)


San Francisco State University is the top master’s institution in the U.S. for long-term study abroad programs. KCBS Radio 12/1/13 (clip not available online)


San Francisco State University is mentioned among other universities that have divested their endowments from fossil fuels. San Francisco Chronicle 12/1/13; San Jose Mercury News 12/1/13; NBC Philadelphia 12/1/13


Professor of Health Education Erik Peper's research indicated that bad posture could intensify feelings of depression. The Huffington Post 12/1/13


November

Associate Professor and Chair of Criminal Justice Jeff Snipes comments on the rising rate of thefts and robberies in San Francisco. Mission Local 11/30/13; SF Examiner 11/29/13


SF State students participated in the Francisco Mantecón International Poster Design Competition, organized by the Spanish wine company Terras Gauda. Vinetur 11/29/13


Alum Johnny Mathis earned an athletic scholarship to SF State before his success in the music industry. The Albany Herald 11/29/13


Alum Nasser Al-Mousa is profiled; he was the first blind man to join the Consultative Assembly of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Gazette 11/29/13


Ju Hong, a student in the master's in public administration program, interrupted President Obama during a speech yesterday, asking him to end deportations of undocumented immigrants. Florida Courier 11/28/13; La Opinion 11/26/13; KFBK 11/26/13 (clip not available online); KFBW 11/26/13 (clip not available online); KING 11/26/13 (clip not available online); KONG 11/26/13 (clip not available online); KOVR 11/26/13 (clip not available online); KSNV 11/26/13 (clip not available online); WBTV 11/26/13 (clip not available online); WMBF 11/26/13 (clip not available online); WNCT 11/26/13 (clip not available online); KPSP 11/26/13 (clip not available online); KDTV 11/26/13 (clip not available online); KLIF 11/26/13 (clip not available online); San Jose Mercury News 11/25/13; KTVU 11/25/13; KGO 11/25/13; San Luis Obispo Tribune 11/25/13; Dayton Daily News 11/25/13; Springfield News Sun 11/25/13; Investor Place 11/25/13; The Guardian 11/25/13; VOXXI 11/25/13; CNN 11/25/13; Austin American-Statesman 11/25/13; KVUE 11/25/13; WPSI 11/25/13; KNXV 11/25/13; Access Atlanta 11/25/13; Epoch Times 11/25/13; NTDTV 11/25/13; KPIX 11/25/13 (clip not available online); KRON 11/25/13 (clip not available online); KOFY 11/25/13 (clip not available online); KRXI 11/25/13 (clip not available online); KMAX 11/25/13 (clip not available online); KCBS 11/25/13 (clip not available online); KFYI 11/25/13 (clip not available online)


Alumna Melenie Mahinamalamalama Eleneke, a transgender rights activist, will be remembered at the Transgender Day of Remembrance event at San Francisco’s LGBT Community Center. Bay Area Reporter 11/28/13


Alum Chuck Osborne directs the Allan Hancock College Jazz Ensemble; the ensemble will present its annual fall concert at the Unity Chapel of Light in Orcutt, Calif. San Ynez Valley News 11/28/13


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned as a candidate for mayor of Oakland. San Francisco Chronicle 11/27/13


Alumna Roseanna Radding studied with SF State’s Rehabilitation Engineering Technology Project after her experience struggling with cooking utensils after a stroke. ABC News Sacramento 11/27/13


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about Walmart workers’ plans to strike on Black Friday. The Hill: Congress Blog 11/27/13


Alum and filmmaker John Chavez premiered his documentary, "Thrown For a Loss: The Story of the 1963 Pittsburg Mallards," at Berkeley’s California Theatre. Inside Bay Area 11/26/13


Associate Professor of Management Denise Kleinrichert discusses how businesses can ethically involve children in focus groups and other processes. The Guardian 11/25/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is serving as the foreign minister of Iran under President Hassan Rouhani. La Croix 11/25/13


The Raul Ramirez Diversity in Journalism Fund has been established for SF State students in memory of Raul Ramirez, journalism lecturer and executive director at KQED. Poynter 11/23/13; The Root 11/21/13


Alum Dante Cosentino published a memoir, “Pride and Memory.” Ramona Sentinel 11/22/13Ramona Patch 11/19/13


Student Caleb Natov, alum of Vallejo High School, comments on the school board’s decision to change the high school’s mascot. Vallejo Times-Herald 11/22/13


SF State's University Choir performed Giuseppe Verdi’s “Requiem Mass” to honor the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. KPIX 11/22/13 (clip not available online)   


Alumna Karolyn Gubbine is Contra Costa College’s new head softball coach. Accent Advocate 11/22/13


After attending a course offered by SF State’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, writer Claire Barnes discusses the works of playwright Sam Shepherd. The Huffington Post: Blogs 11/22/13


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on ongoing contract negotiations between the BART Board of Directors and labor unions. San Francisco Chronicle 11/22/13; Castanet.net 11/22/13; The Republic 11/21/13; KQED 11/21/13; Inside Bay Area 11/21/13; Contra Costa Times 11/21/13San Jose Mercury News 11/21/13


Professor and Chair of Decision Sciences Robert Saltzman comments on the statistical likelihood that 30 percent of San Francisco’s traffic congestion is caused by motorists searching for parking. Sourceable 11/21/13


SF State alumni will present a series of short films at the San Francisco Film Society’s 2013 Cinema By The Bay screenings. Hispanic Business 11/21/13; SF Station 11/20/13


Africana Studies Lecturer Dave "Davey D" Cook comments on rapper Kanye West’s appropriation of the Confederate flag. Hilltop View 11/21/13


SF State students participated in the Francisco Mantecón International Poster Design Competition, organized by the Spanish wine company Terras Gauda. Vinetur 11/21/13


Don Horsley, alum and member of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, will participate in a public forum to discuss Plan Princeton, an ecological study to update Princeton’s coastal land-use policy. Brewbound 11/21/13


Alum Andrea Sobel was appointed Director of Marketing and Communications for the Brandeis Hillel Day School. Digital Journal 11/21/13


Alum Robert Clark was appointed the chief business officer for the Alameda Unified School District. Alameda Patch 11/21/13


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan's comments on contract negotiations are mentioned in this story about BART’s Board of Directors. East Bay Express 11/20/13


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discusses the National Labor Relations Board’s verdict that Wal-Mart violated employee rights during 2012 strikes. The Grio 11/20/13


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned as a candidate for Oakland mayor. East Bay Express 11/20/13


Professor of Cinema Joseph McBride is interviewed about his book, “Into the Nightmare: My Search for the Killers of President John F. Kennedy and Officer J.D. Tippit.” Examiner 11/20/13


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas' documentary “Documented” was acquired by CNN Films and will be screened at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam. News Busters 11/20/13; Rapid TV News 11/20/13; Mediabistro 11/19/13


President Leslie Wong issued a statement that “There is no place at SF State for celebrating violence or promoting intolerance, bigotry, anti-Semitism or any other form of hate-mongering. Intifada 11/27/13; The Electronic Intifada 11/26/13; The Jewish Daily 11/24/13; The Times of Israel 11/23/13; Jewish Telegraphic Agency 11/22/13; KTVU 11/22/13 (clip not available online); KRXI 11/22/13 (clip not available online); The J Weekly 11/21/13; SF Examiner 11/21/13The Algemeiner 11/20/13


SF State was named the top master’s level institution for students spending one or more years studying abroad. KNVN 11/21/13 (clip not available online); KHSL 11/21/13 (clip not available online); KNVN Action News Now 11/20/13


Alum Mario El Caponi Mendoza will direct an original work, “The Playwright,” for the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts. Iowa Now 11/20/13


Javon Johnson, associate professor of communication studies, discusses his "viral" National Poetry Slam performance. San Francisco Post 11/20/13 (clip not available online) 


An SF State study suggests upright posture can improve mood and energy levels. Handbag 11/19/13


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas’ documentary “Documented” was acquired by CNN Films and will be screened at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam. Deadline 11/19/13


Researchers from SF State and the University of California, Davis are investigating the use of man-made reefs in order to restore the oyster population of San Francisco Bay. Greener Ideal 11/18/13


Alum Stéphane Dumonceau has been hired as a video editor at Cosmo Street, an editorial house that provides post-production services. Shoot 11/18/13


Associate Professor of History Dawn Mabalon's book, “Little Manila is in the Heart,” is mentioned in this editorial about the Filipino community in Stockton, Calif. Philippine Daily Inquirer 11/16/13


Anne Harris was appointed associate vice president of development. San Francisco Chronicle 11/16/13


SF State research revealed that more than 80 percent of subjects experienced head or neck pain while text messaging. AARP 11/15/13


SF State sophomore Justin Valdez was the victim of a fatal shooting; train passengers were distracted when the suspect exposed a weapon. Blog Live 11/15/13


The Detroit Pistons held practice in the SF State Gymnasium before their game against the Sacramento Kings. The Detroit News 11/15/13; MLive 11/14/13


The Raul Ramirez Diversity in Journalism Fund has been established for SF State students in memory of Raul Ramirez, journalism lecturer and executive director at KQED. San Francisco Chronicle 11/15/13; San Jose Mercury News 11/15/13KQED: Pressroom 11/15/13


Student Kelly Bermudes was briefly interviewed at the City Hall award ceremony for Miles Scott, also known as Bat Kid. The Chicago Tribune 11/15/13


SF State’s annual Stillwell Student Exhibition is named for Leo D. Stillwell, an amateur artist whose collected works were donated to SF State. San Francisco Bay Guardian 11/15/13


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas screened his award-winning documentary, “Documented,” at the San Diego Asian Film Festival. San Diego Union-Tribune 11/14/13


SF State and California State University, Chico will implement the CSU Institute of Palliative Care model, a multidisciplinary approach to student health and well being. Daily Titan 11/14/13


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned as a candidate for Oakland mayor. San Francisco Chronicle 11/14/13


SF State is mentioned in this article about The New School’s University Student Senate and Advisory Committee’s discussion of divesting the school’s endowments from fossil fuels. The New School Free Press 11/14/13


SF State students and the San Francisco Hillel House will participate in an Interfaith Family Shabbat. The J Weekly 11/14/13


Master’s student Ryan Hata will present the workshop, “Media Representations Within the Asian American Community” at the Bay Area Nikkei Youth Conference. Rafu Shimpo 11/14/13


Alum Daniel James will perform with his band Leopold and His Fiction at the Cellar Door concert venue in Visalia, Calif. Visalia Times-Delta 11/14/13


Karen Engebretson, alumna and former restaurant owner, shares her recipe for Mile-High Apple Pie. Chico Enterprise Record 11/13/13


SF State is mentioned in an article about Oregon State University Foundation and Faculty Senate’s discussion of divesting the University’s endowments from fossil fuels. Charlotte Observer 11/13/13


An international relations student discusses his plastic surgery experience in this story about the use of advanced imaging software to simulate cosmetic changes before a procedure. KIEM 11/13/13 (clip not available online); KGO 11/13/13


Alumna Alex Borstein is interviewed about her role in the upcoming HBO series “Getting On.” The Daily Beast 11/12/13


Alumna Karen Kondazian wrote the critically acclaimed historical fiction novel, “The Whip,” based on the life of stagecoach driver and early suffragette Charley Darkey Parkhurst. Digital Journal 11/12/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is serving as the foreign minister of Iran under President Hassan Rouhani. The Telegraph 11/10/13


Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan Lee discusses Cambodian spirituality and beliefs about illnesses. Vice 11/12/13


SF State’s divestment is mentioned in an article about Oregon State University Foundation's pending discussion on divesting the University’s endowments from fossil fuels. Corvallis Gazette-Times 11/12/13


Lori Rogala, alumna and Diablo Valley College English teacher, is interviewed about her experience performing with Walnut Creek’s Festival Opera. The Inquirer 11/12/13


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned as a candidate for Oakland mayor. East Bay Express 11/11/13; Contra Costa Times 11/8/13


Alum Tory Belleci, best known for his work on the Discovery Channel show “Mythbusters,” spoke to students at Davison County Community College. The Dispatch 11/11/13WGHP 11/12/13


Jan Null, lecturer in the Department of Earth and Climate Sciences, comments on this year’s record low precipitation. San Francisco Chronicle 11/10/13


Undergraduate student Monet Jimenez presented a study at the World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease about pre-diabetes indicators in Latino youth. MedPage Today 11/8/13


SF State sophomore Justin Valdez was the victim of a fatal shooting; the San Francisco Police Department is putting more officers on public transportation. KPIX 11/8/13 (clip not available online); San Francisco Chronicle 11/7/13


Nick Joly, alum and Adconion Direct employee, discusses the company’s positive office environment. San Diego Union-Tribune 11/8/13


Professor of Biology Dennis Desjardin helped discover a new species of mushroom, Phallus drewsii, in Bidoup Núi Ba National Park in South Vietnam. National Geographic 11/8/13


Professor of Special Education Pamela Wolfberg’s research on playgroups helped to influence the Somerset School District’s rotating “lunch bunches,” small lunchtime playgroups meant to improve students’ communication skills. River Towns 11/8/13


SF State opened the Veterans Services Center four years ago, making SF State one of only a few universities nationwide to have an on-campus service center for veterans. KGO 11/8/13 (clip not available online)


The Elios Charitable Foundation celebrated its 9th annual Hellenic Charity Ball; the Foundation’s proceeds helped support SF State’s Modern Greek Studies Program. Broadway World 11/8/13


Artist and alum Todd Liesek will present the installation “We Are Ghosts” at The Phoenix Art Gallery. The Dispatch / Rock Island Argus 11/8/13


SF State research on chronic lateness is mentioned. The Huffington Post 11/7/13


The San Francisco Public Library exhibit, “A Little Piece of Mexico: The Postcards of Celebrated Photographers Guillermo Kahlo and his Contemporaries,” was sponsored by SF State’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. SF Examiner 11/7/13


SF State sophomore Justin Valdez was the victim of a fatal shooting; train passengers were distracted when the suspect exposed a weapon. KPIX 11/7/13 (clip not available online); SF Weekly 11/7/13Soha News 11/7/13


Alumna Marianna Marysheva-Martinez has resigned from her position as town manager of Mammoth Lakes. Public CEO 11/7/13


Alumni Rogil Ambrosio Birco and Rafael C. Musni will perform in City College of San Francisco’s production of the play, “You Can’t Take it With You.” Global Nation Inquirer 11/6/13


Alum Reza Farahan, who stars in the reality television show “Shahs of Sunset,” will answer questions live on Twitter. She Knows Entertainment 11/6/13


Jason Bell, director of Project Rebound, spoke at the 35th anniversary celebration of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children. San Francisco Bay View 11/6/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is serving as foreign minister under Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

The Sacramento Bee 11/6/13


Africana Studies Lecturer Dave "Davey D" Cook comments on rapper Kanye West’s appropriation of the Confederate flag. WGN-TV 11/5/13


Alumna Jayshree Ullal, president and CEO of Arista Networks, is interviewed. Biz Tech 2 11/5/13


Professor of Social Work and Gerontology Anabel Pelham comments on a Los Altos resident’s service project providing free USB drives to the elderly for storage of the medical information and emergency contacts. Los Altos Town Crier 11/5/13


The Elios Charitable Foundation celebrated its 9th annual Hellenic Charity Ball; the Foundation’s proceeds helped support SF State’s Modern Greek Studies Program. San Francisco Chronicle 11/5/13


SF State is mentioned in this article about the Foothill-De Anza Community College District Foundation divesting from fossil fuels. Los Altos Patch 11/4/13


Alumni Rogil Ambrosio Birco and Rafael C. Musni will perform in City College of San Francisco’s production of the play, “You Can’t Take it With You.” Asian Week 11/4/13


Alum Dennis Netto will be posthumously honored at the Bay Area Hall of Fame’s 2013 Induction Luncheon. Radio Survivor 11/4/13


Alumna Cameron Mesirow released the new album, “Interiors” under her stage name, Glasser. SF Examiner 11/3/13


SF State's Chinese Flagship Program will reach out to Diablo Valley College students at the Transfer Day information fair. The Inquirer 11/2/13


The Elios Charitable Foundation will celebrate its 9th Hellenic Charity Ball; the Foundation’s proceeds help support SF State’s Modern Greek Studies Program. Broadway World 11/2/13


Alumna Melanie Jones will be honored at the Palm Springs Pride celebration. The Desert Sun 11/2/13


Leigh Jin, associate professor of Information Systems, will give a presentation at an upcoming meeting organized by Object Management Group, outlining how free and open source software is used by SF State. Hispanic Business 11/1/13


Professor of Art and Fine Arts Gallery Director Mark Dean Johnson spoke at Ruth Asawa’s memorial service. Rafu Shimpo 11/1/13


Farm-raised steelhead trout were released into San Francisco Bay as part of the Department of Fish and Game program at SF State’s Romberg Center for Environmental Studies. Petaluma 360 11/1/13


Alum Bryan Arnold received the 2013 Mendocino County Art Champion Award, awarded annually by the Arts Council Board of Directors of Mendocino County. Ukiah Daily Journal 11/1/13


October

SF State has pledged to house student transcripts and enroll eligible students if the City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation in July. SF Examiner 10/31/13


SF State sophomore Justin Valdez was the victim of a fatal shooting; train passengers were distracted when the suspect exposed a weapon. Market Watch 10/31/13


Alum and author Andrew Lam read from his new short story collection at Mission College. Santa Clara Weekly 10/31/13


Alumna Linda Imonti has named one of the top Women Leaders in Consulting. The Sacramento Bee 10/31/13


A parasitic fly is turning honey bees into “zombie bees,” according to research by Biology Professor John Hafernik and colleagues. KQED 10/31/13Bay Nature 10/31/13Discovery Channel 10/29/13


Alum Conrad Calimpong is a featured artist for November at Sewell Gallery in Eureka. Eureka Times-Standard 10/31/13


Alumna Leza Lowitz has published a number of books introducing various aspects of Japan to an English-speaking audience. The Japan Times 10/31/13


Student Vanessa Dillon admires E! News Anchor Giuliana Rancic, who organized a series of events to raise awareness of breast cancer. San Francisco Chronicle 10/31/13


Former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa was a guest on the program “KQED Newsroom” during its initial run, the program will return to the radio this year. San Francisco Chronicle 10/30/13


Alumna Katie Barr, executive director of Tomorrow’s Leaders Today, is profiled upon being awarded the 2013 Nonprofit Leadership Award. North Bay Business Journal 10/30/13


Alum Lucien Quintin’s artwork will be featured in the exhibition, “Like a Dream, Like a Vision, Like a Bubble, Like a Shadow, Like Dew, Like Lightning!” in Redwood City. Napa Valley Register 10/30/13


Alum David Klein is interviewed about his new women’s clothing company, Wild Beautiful Clothing. Digital Journal 10/30/13


Alumna Cissy Hon has been appointed head of trade product management for North Asia and head of supply chain finance for the Royal Bank of Scotland. FX-MM 10/30/13


In this op-ed Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan writes about the proposed prohibition on BART strikes. Beyond Chron 10/29/13The Sacramento Bee 10/26/13


Associate Professor of Information Systems Leigh Jin will speak at the Standards for Free and Open-Source Software Governance Workshop on Dec. 11. Rock Hill Herald 10/29/13


SF State is mentioned among other universities that have pledged to divest from fossil fuels. The Guardian 10/29/13


Alum David Windley has been appointed Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Fusion-io. PR Newswire 10/29/13; 4-Traders 10/29/13; Utah Pulse 10/29/13; EIN Newsdesk 10/29/13


Interim Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Jo Volkert discusses the University’s plan to provide University Police Department officers with Tasers. KGO-Radio 10/29/13 (clip not available online)


SF State presents the second annual International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Cultures Nov. 16. Tea News Direct 10/29/13


SF State alumni participated as bandleaders in Lisa Bielawa’s “Crissy Broadcast,” a 50-minute composition for 800 singers and players, which debuted at Crissy Field. San Francisco Classical Voice 10/29/13


SF State’s Project SHINE program is mentioned, the program provides resources for immigrant elders and has recently been adopted at Boise State University. The Arbiter 10/28/13


President Leslie Wong is interviewed at the Vic Rowen Gator Golf Classic. KPIX 10/28/13 (clip not available online)


Professor of Women and Gender Studies Nan Alamilla Boyd comments in this article about the GLBT Historical Society’s research project on San Francisco’s LGBT history. Edge on the Net 10/27/13


Alum Andrew Lam will read and discuss his works of literature concerning the Vietnamese diaspora at the College of Southern Maryland’s Fall Connection Series. Southern Maryland News Net 10/27/13


SF State is mentioned in this article about the Foothill-De Anza Community College District Foundation divesting from fossil fuels. San Jose Mercury News 10/25/13; Inside Bay Area 10/25/13; Vallejo Times-Herald 10/25/13; Contra Costa Times 10/25/13 


Alum and poet George Stanley held an open workshop at SF State’s Poetry Center. The Berkeley Daily Planet 10/25/13


SF State is mentioned among other universities that use Parchment, an electronic transcript transmission service. Market Wired 10/24/13Consumer Electronics Net 10/24/13


Alumna Lise Lindstrom performed the role of Senta in the San Francisco Opera’s production of The Flying Dutchman. San Jose Mercury News 10/25/13; U.S. Pro Cycling News 10/24/13


Alumna Susanne Somerville has been appointed to the Board of Advisors for the Bio Supply Management Alliance. PR Web 10/24/13


Alumna Firuze Hariri, a clothing designer who opened her first store while she was still a student, still produces her clothing in San Francisco. California Apparel News 10/24/13


Alum and KCBS meteorologist Mike Pechner will be inducted into the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame. San Francisco Chronicle 10/24/13


Alum Juan Carlos Oseguera produced the documentary, "The Fight for Water: A Farm Worker Struggle," which received the Best Documentary award at the Viña de Oro Fresno International Film Festival. Fresno Business Journal 10/24/13


Alumna Karyn Riel is a candidate for school board in La Cañada Unified School District. La Cañada Valley Sun 10/23/13


Alumna Carol Park will judge the Youth Piano Competition at St. Andrews Apostle Church. Sierra Vista Herald 10/23/13


SF State sophomore Justin Valdez was the victim of a fatal shooting; train passengers were distracted when the suspect exposed a weapon. The Bottom Line 10/23/13


Alumni Chéhin Toumi and David M. Coduto created SMGO.TV, a site that crowdfunds recently cancelled television shows and makes them available for online viewing. SF Weekly 10/23/13


Alumna Aysegul Ildeniz was appointed vice president of new technologies for Intel Turkey, Middle East, and Africa. Maxi Haber 10/22/13


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan comments on the resolution of contract negotiations between BART management and union leaders. Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 10/23/13; SPRC 10/22/13; WABC 10/23/13; Commercial Appeal 10/23/13; Portland Press Herald 10/23/13; East Bay Express 10/23/13; KTVU 10/22/13 (clip not available online)


SF State has pledged to house student transcripts and enroll eligible students if the City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation in July. San Francisco Chronicle 10/22/13


Alumna Rheba de Tornyay served as dean of the University of Washington School of Nursing for almost 30 years, de Tornyay was remembered in a memorial ceremony at UW. The Daily 10/22/13


Alumna Carolyn Clarke is running for the Menlo Park fire board. The Almanac 10/22/13


Alum Conrad Calimpong will be the featured artist for November at the Sewell Gallery of Fine Art. Redwood Times 10/22/13


Alumna Kate Hutchinson has been appointed CMO of Riverbed Technology. Zawya 10/21/13


Alumna Kate Hayes will participate in Fight for Peace, a professional Muay Thai and kickboxing competition. SF Bay 10/21/13


Associate Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discusses BART workers’ decision to strike. BeyondChron 10/21/13; San Francisco Chronicle 10/19/13; Los Angeles Times 10/18/13


Shuttle busses ran between SF State and California State University, East Bay on Monday due to BART workers’ strike. KTVU 10/21/13


The annual benefit for SF State’s Hospitality and Tourism Management program, Taste of the Bay, will be held Nov. 13 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom. KGO 10/21/13 (clip not available online)


SF State alumnae will participate as bandleaders in Lisa Bielawa’s “Crissy Broadcast,” a 50-minute composition for 800 singers and players, which will debut at Crissy Field Oct. 26. Hispanic Business 10/21/13


Alumna April Mack has been selected as a Presidential Fellow by the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. University of Wyoming News 10/21/13


Alum Ramon Zayas has been appointed weekday anchor for WWSI’s 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts. Media Bistro 10/21/13


Alum Alejandro C. Díaz was appointed to the Napa Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board of directors. Napa Valley Register 10/21/13


Alum Jim Cannon is interviewed about his work with the Burlingame Library Foundation and the foundation’s semi-annual book sale. The San Mateo Daily Journal 10/19/13


Alumna Safiya Martinez premiered her one-woman show “So You Can Hear Me” at The Marsh performance space in San Francisco’s Mission District. The Huffington Post 10/19/13


Criminal Justice Lecturer Michael Santos is profiled, while incarcerated Santos earned two degrees and published seven books, since his release he has lectured internationally about the U.S. prison system. NBC Bay Area 10/18/13


Associate Dean of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi is the co-curator of the GLBT History Museum in San Francisco, she comments  on the campaign to establish a National LGBT Museum. Slate 10/18/13


SF State sophomore Justin Valdez was the victim of a fatal shooting; train passengers were distracted when the suspect exposed a weapon. The Triangle 10/18/13


Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies Evren Savci’s fiancé Kimberly Pierce directed the re-make of the film “Carrie.” Los Angeles Times 10/18/13


Professor and Chair of Jewish Studies Fred Astren comments on the creation of the Center for Jewish Studies at University of California, Berkeley. The J Weekly 10/17/13


Alum Jaime L. Alvarez is a candidate for the Rio Honda Community College Board of Trustees. Mid Valley News 10/17/13


Alum Stephen Rossi has been appointed CFO of New Resources Bank. 4-Traders 10/17/13


Alumna Lorraine Trollinger was appointed principal of Jurupa Hills High School. Fontana Herald News 10/17/13


Alumna Erica Lucas was appointed sales manager for Moz Designs, a design and fabrication company. Woodworking Network 10/17/13


In this editorial, San Francisco State University is mentioned among other Northern California universities offering Jewish studies programs. The J Weekly 10/17/13


American Indian Studies Lecturer Edwardo Madril will demonstrate dance traditions of the Native American Plains Indians at the Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View. Los Altos Town Crier 10/16/13


SF State’s Guardian Scholars Program offers year-round housing for students transitioning to college from the foster care system. Chronicle of Social Change 10/16/13


The annual benefit for SF State’s Hospitality and Tourism Management program, Taste of the Bay, will be held Nov. 13 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom. KGO 10/16/13 (clip not available online)


Alumna Suzanne St. John-Crane has been elected chair of EHC LifeBuilders, a non-profit that places homeless people in affordable housing. San Jose Mercury News 10/16/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is serving as foreign minister under Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Die Presse 10/16/13


President Leslie Wong discusses delaying physical campus improvements in order to hire full-time faculty. Al Jazeera 10/15/13


Jim Steele, alum and director of SF State’s Sierra Nevada Field Campus, has published a non-fiction book, “Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism.” San Jose Mercury News 10/15/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is serving as foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Der Standard 10/15/13


SF State student Lourdes Alarcon discusses the challenges of supporting her family as a single mother and a college student. Public Radio International 10/16/13; San Francisco Public Press 10/15/13New America Media 10/14/13


Alumna Kate Hutchison was appointed chief marketing officer of Riverbed Technology. CMO 10/15/13; Market Wired 10/14/13


Adjunct Professor of Secondary Education Kate Kinsella writes about the Common Core State Standards for reading. Language Magazine 10/14/13


In this op-ed, Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education Mark Phillips writes about the importance of creating an emotionally supportive learning environment. Marin Independent Journal 10/13/13


San Francisco State research shows that more than 80 percent of men reported hand or neck pain while text messaging. Wolipop 10/12/13


SF State’s Family Acceptance Project produced a documentary and a brochure for Mormon families learning to accept their homosexual children. Portland Press Herald 10/12/13; Bennington Banner 10/12/13


SF State sophomore Justin Valdez was the victim of a fatal shooting; train passengers were distracted when the suspect exposed a weapon. WTIC-Radio 10/16/13 (clip not available online); The Daily Toreador 10/15/13KDAF 10/12/13 (clips not available online); KXTV 10/11/13 (clips not available online); HLN 10/11/13; WTVM 10/10/13


Associate Professor and Chair of Urban Studies and Planning Jasper Rubin comments in this article about Valencia Street merchants calling for a moratorium on new restaurants. Mission Local 10/11/13


SF State is mentioned as having divested its endowments from fossil fuel companies. SF Examiner 10/11/13


Associate Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan comments on negotiations between BART management and labor unions. Reuters 10/11/13; Yahoo! News 10/11/13


State Assemblymember Phil Ting and Covered California, the new state-run health care marketplace, held an enrollment campaign at SF State. SF Appeal 10/11/13; KQED-Radio 10/11/13 (clip not available online); KGO-Radio 10/11/13 (clip not available online)


Alumna Carolyn Clarke is running for the Menlo Park fire board. San Jose Mercury News 10/11/13


Alumna Theresa Rocha-Beardall gave a presentation on influential Native American women in law at the University of Illinois. The Daily Illini 10/10/13


Alumna Mary Pat Philips was awarded the Teacher of the Year Award by the Santa Clara Unified School District. Santa Clara Weekly 10/10/13


SF State sophomore Justin Valdez was the victim of a fatal shooting; train passengers were distracted when the suspect exposed a weapon. Chinese Today 10/11/13; Muslim Village 10/11/13; London Free Press 10/10/13; CNN 10/10/13; KSTU 10/10/13; WJW 10/10/13; WABC 10/10/13; Canoe 10/10/13; WKEF 10/10/13; HLN 10/11/13; WTVM 10/10/13; WAFB 10/10/13KTHV 10/10/13WLEX 10/10/13 (clip not available online); WUSA 10/10/13 (clip not available online);  WITN 10/10/13 (clip not available online);  WAVY 10/10/13 (clip not available online); WINK 10/10/13 (clip not available online);  KOLO 10/10/13 (clip not available online); KIEM 10/10/13 (clip not available online); KXXV 10/10/13 (clip not available online); WREG 10/10/13 (clip not available online); KRGV 10/10/13 (clip not available online); WJZ 10/10/13 (clip not available online); KRQE 10/10/13 (clip not available online); KHOU 10/10/13 (clip not available online); Talk 570 10/10/13 (clip not available online); KFOR 10/10/13 (clip not available online); WNCT 10/10/13 (clip not available online); WTOL 10/10/13 (clip not available online); KTRK 10/10/13 (clip not available online); WAAY 10/10/13 (clip not available online); WBBH 10/10/13 (clip not available online); WNDU 10/10/13 (clip not available online); WPTV 10/10/13; The Chicago Tribune 10/9/13; The Christian Post 10/10/13; The Voice of Russia 10/10/13; KTVK 10/10/13; The American Conservative 10/10/13; The Philadelphia Inquirer 10/9/13; The Raw Story 10/9/13; CTV News 10/9/13; Contra Costa Times 10/9/13; Toronto Star 10/9/13; National Post 10/9/13; KGTV 10/9/13


Assemblymember Phil Ting and Covered California, the new state-run health care marketplace, held an enrollment campaign for students at SF State. Asian Week 10/10/13; KGO-Radio 10/10/13 (clip not available online) 


Alum Patrick Califia is profiled, the transgender author has published books of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. LGBTQ Nation 10/10/13


SF State is mentioned among other universities that have pledged to divest from fossil fuels. SF Examiner 10/9/13


SF State's Family Acceptance Project produced a documentary and a brochure for Mormon families learning to accept their homosexual children. Tri-Valley Central 10/9/13; Tulsa World 10/9/13 


Alumna Debby Phillips owns and operates Muse Music Café, which is hosting a battle of the bands competition this month. The Daily Herald 10/9/13


Environmental studies student Raven Rutledge comments in this article about universities that have pledged to divest from fossil fuels. The Star 10/8/13


Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies Evren Savci’s partner Kimberly Pierce directed the re-make of the film “Carrie.” Examiner 10/8/13


Veterans Services Coordinator Rogelio Manaois discusses the effect of the government shutdown on veteran’s benefits. San Francisco Bay Guardian 10/8/13


Student Heather Matheson is a member of the Guardian Scholars Program, which provides housing, guidance, and financial aid for foster youth. The Chronicle of Social Change 10/8/13


SF State’s Family Acceptance Project produced a documentary and a brochure for Mormon families learning to accept their homosexual children. News & Observer 10/8/13


Student Lily Arnaudo coaches the varsity boy’s water polo team at Terra Nova High School. San Jose Mercury News 10/8/13


Alumna Lise Lindstrom will perform in the San Francisco Opera’s production of Wagner’s “The Flying Duchman.” San Francisco Classical Voice 10/8/13

 


President Leslie Wong and Vice President of University Advancement Robert Nava write about strategically divesting from fossil fuels. The Presidency 10/8/13


Students Leandrea Johnson, Brigitte Ciss, and Tracy Moreland assembled Halloween costumes at a second-hand store, saving money and promoting recycling. KGO 10/7/13; KOFY 10/7/13


Student Jordan Sanchez comments in this article about smartphone use on public transportation. San Francisco Chronicle 10/7/13


Alumna Aimee Golant will open her metalworking studio to the public as part of this year’s SF Open Studio events. Digital Journal 10/7/13


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned as a candidate for mayor of Oakland. San Francisco Chronicle 10/6/13


Student Dolan Chorng's film, “St. Patrick’s Day,” was screened at the Bay Area Student Film Festival. The Daily Californian 10/6/13


Alumna Marianne McCarthy Campbell co-founded the New Horizon School, a private non-profit school for students with learning disabilities. The Press Democrat 10/6/13


This article on a new California law, which requires schools to teach aspects of Filipino-American history, mentions the work of Associate Professor of History Dawn Mabalon. Global Nation Inquirer 10/5/13


Professor of English Language & Literature Michael Krasny is interviewed about his career in public radio. KQED 10/4/13 (clip not available online)


Alumna and interior designer Johnelle Mancha is profiled, she owns the décor boutique Mignonne. San Francisco Chronicle 10/4/13


Alumna Shannon Speed was named Dynamic Woman of the Year at the Chickasaw Nation Arts and Culture Award Ceremony Oct. 3. KXII 10/4/13


SF State sophomore Justin Valdez was the victim of a fatal shooting; a suspect pleads not guilty. San Jose Mercury News 10/3/13San Francisco Chronicle 10/2/13; SF Examiner 10/2/13; San Francisco Appeal 10/2/13; The Fresno Bee 10/2/13; KGO 10/2/13; San Luis Obispo Tribune 10/2/13; Orange County Register 10/2/13; SFist 10/2/13; KTVU 10/2/13; KPIX 10/2/13 (clip not available online); KRXI 10/2/13 (clip not available online); KCBS0-Radio 10/2/13 (clip not available online); KGO-Radio 10/2/13 (clip not available online); KRON 10/2/13 (clip not available online); KOFY 10/2/13 (clip not available online); KCBS 10/2/13 (clip not available online)


A Laguna Street housing development once housed a UC Berkeley Extension facility; the campus was originally owned by SF State in 1920. San Francisco Business Times 10/2/13


Alum Chief Justice Martin Yinug of the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia was elected president of the Pacific Judicial Council. Saipan Tribune 10/3/13


Sociology Lecturer Jason Bell will receive the John K. Irwin Award at the Legal Services for Prisoners with Children organization’s 35th annual gala. San Francisco Bay View 10/3/13


Alum Chad Zullinger is the director of choral activities at St. Ignatius College Prep. San Francisco Classical Voice 10/3/13


Alum Stephen Gexler is the owner of Target Learning and lead instructor for its training programs. Virtual Strategy Magazine 10/3/13


San Francisco State University is mentioned among universities present at the International Engineering Task Force International Education Fair. GazeteA24 10/3/13; Haberciniz 10/2/13; MyNet 10/1/13 Bilgi Cagi 10/1/13


Professor of Management John Sullivan comments on the fast-moving competitive nature of the IT business. CIO Peru 10/2/13


SF State sophomore Justin Valdez was the victim of a fatal shooting; a suspect will appear in court today to answer charges. KGO 10/2/13 (clip not available online); KCBS-Radio 10/2/13 (clip not available online); KPIX 10/2/13 (clip not available online)


Associate Professor of Music and Dance Wendell Hanna and Instructional Technologies Lecturer Kevin Kelly discuss how Internet technology can benefit music education. Hispanic Business 10/1/13


SF State research indicates that students who skip breakfast are less likely to feel capable of performing problem solving tasks. Prospectus News 10/1/13


Graduate student Emil DeAndreis is interviewed, he authored the new short story collection “Beyond Folly.” ZYZZYVA 10/1/13


Alum Meir Schneider authored the book, "Vision for Life -- Ten Steps to Natural Eyesight Improvement.” San Jose Mercury News 10/1/13


September

San Francisco State University is mentioned among the universities present at the International Engineering Task Force International Education Fair. My Net 9/30/13; Haber 1 9/30/13


A vigil was held at Garden Grove High School in memory of SF State sophomore Justin Valdez, the victim of a fatal shooting. KION 9/30/13 (clip not available online); KCOY 9/30/13 (clip not available online); KPIX 9/30/13 (clip not available online); KCAL 9/29/13 (clip not available online); KPIX 9/29/13 (clip not available online); KPIX 9/29/13 (clip not available online); KNBC 9/28/13 (clip not available online); KCAL 9/28/13 (clip not available online); KABC 9/28/13 (clip not available online); KCBS 9/27/13 (clip not available online); Los Angeles Times 9/27/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is serving as foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. The Cable 9/30/13; The Sacramento Bee 9/27/13


Alum Dante Cosentino authored “Pride and Memory,” a memoir. Digital Journal 9/30/13


Associate Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences Leonard Sklar's research on annual climate patterns is mentioned in this editorial. Take Part 9/30/13


This article about new business developments along Ocean Avenue mentions the avenue’s proximity to SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 9/30/13


Alum Jeff Kloythanomsup is profiled; despite a rare congenital disorder he volunteers as a videographer at protests and marches. KOVR 9/29/13 (clip not available online); CBS LA 9/26/13


SF State sophomore Justin Valdez was the victim of a fatal shooting; a suspect has been arrested and weapons were found in his home. KGO-Radio 9/29/13 (clip not available online); KRON 9/29/12 (clip not available online); KRON 9/28/12 (clip not available online); KTVU 9/28/13 (clip not available online); NBC Bay Area 9/27/13; KGO 9/27/13 (clip not available online); KGO-Radio 9/27/13 (clip not available online); KRXI 9/27/13 (clip not available online); KTVU 9/27/13 (clip not available online); KPIX 9/27/13 (clip not available online); San Jose Mercury News 9/27/13; SF Weekly 9/27/13; KTVU 9/27/13; The San Francisco Chronicle 9/27/13


SF State is mentioned among other universities that have pledged to divest from fossil fuels. Mountain Town News 9/28/13


Alumna Stacey Redman chairs the nonprofit Tim Griffith Foundation. The Daily Journal 9/28/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is serving as foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Sacramento Bee 9/27/13


SF State artists-in-residence the Alexander String Quartet will release an album of recorded compositions by two Hungarian composers, Béla Bartók and Zoltan Kodály. Broadway World 9/27/13


SF State sophomore Justin Valdez is the victim of a fatal shooting; a suspect has been arrested. KMAX 9/26/13 (clip not available online); New York Daily News 9/26/13; KTLA 9/26/13; San Francisco Chronicle 9/25/13; KGO 9/25/13; SF Examiner 9/25/13; Vallejo Times-Herald 9/25/13; Orange County Register 9/25/13 (subscription required); KNBC 9/25/13; KABC 9/25/13; OC Varsity 9/25/13 (subscription required); KCBS 9/25/13; Seattle Post-Intelligencer 9/25/13; SF Weekly 9/25/13; KPIX 9/25/13; KTVU 9/25/13 (clip not available online); KNTV 9/25/13 (clip not available online); KRON 9/25/13 (clip not available online); KGO-Radio 9/25/13 (clip not available online); KOFY 9/25/13 (clip not available online); KRXI 9/25/13 (clip not available online)


A vigil was held Thursday night in memory of SF State sophomore Justin Valdez, the victim of a fatal shooting. KTVU 9/26/13


SF State sophomore Justin Valdez was the victim of a fatal shooting; a suspect has been arrested and weapons were found in his home. San Francisco Chronicle 9/26/13; SF Examiner 9/26/13; KCBS 9/26/13; KPIX 9/26/13 (clip not available online); KRON 9/26/13 (clip not available online); KGO 9/26/13; SFist 9/26/13; San Francisco Appeal 9/26/13; KTVU 9/26/13; OC Weekly 9/26/13; OC Register 9/26/13 (subscription required); The Sacramento Bee 9/25/13


SF State is mentioned among other universities that have pledged to divest from fossil fuels. Los Angeles Times 9/25/13; Minnesota Daily 9/24/13


The University Police Department has begun training with conducted electrical weapons. KTVU 9/25/13 (clip not available online); KRXI 9/25/13 (clip not available online); San Francisco Bay Guardian 9/24/13KNTV 9/23/13 (clip not available online)


SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies is mentioned in this article about California State University, Northridge’s Department of Pan African Studies. Daily Sundial 9/25/13


Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell's research suggests compulsive shoppers believe purchases will improve their moods. The Huffington Post 9/25/13


Professor Emeritus of Urban Studies and Planning Debbie LeVeen delivered the keynote address at “Take Charge of Your Health,” a public forum at Oakland Technical High School. Oakland Local 9/25/13


A story on proposed Arizona legislation that would make it illegal to leave a child alone in a vehicle references Geoscience Lecturer Jan Null’s research on the number of deaths each year due to hyperthermia in cars. KPHO 9/25/13


The “Send Silence Packing” exhibit, meant to shed light on the tragedy of student suicides, will stop at San Francisco State University on a multi-college tour. The Business Journal 9/25/13


Alumna Sally Small authored a collection of short stories, “Pear Season,” based on her childhood experiences in Orinda. San Jose Mercury News 9/25/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is serving as foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. FOX News 9/24/13 (clip not available online); Iranian 9/23/13


San Francisco State University research indicates that healthy lifestyle changes can increase a person’s telomere length; telomere proteins protect chromosomes and shorten gradually with age. Nursing Times 9/24/13 (subscription required)


A story on the death of a child left alone in a car references Geoscience Lecturer Jan Null’s research on the number of deaths each year due to hyperthermia in vehicles. The Huffington Post 9/24/13


SF State’s National Sexuality Resource Center is mentioned in this article about the first doctoral  program for sexuality studies. San Francisco Bay Guardian 9/24/13


SF State’s freshman residence halls are mentioned in this article about Sonoma State University’s on-campus housing. Sonoma State Star 9/24/13


Alum and Sleek-geek, Inc. co-founder JeanCarl Bisson will join Manos Accelerator, a mentorship program for Latino entrepreneurs. San Jose Mercury News 9/24/13


Alum Zeb L. West comments on his experience touring with the 2013 North American fringe festival. San Francisco Bay Guardian 9/24/13


Alum and President of Clatsop Community College Lawrence Galizio will present a talk entitled, “Bridging the Higher Education Divide” at the Ales & Ideas education series. Coast Weekend 9/23/13


In this article about Moshe Safdie’s upcoming retrospective, the architect’s unsuccessful submission for the SF State’s student union is mentioned. The Huffington Post 9/23/13


Alumni Gerald and Janice Haslam received the 2013 Samuel I. Hayakawa Book Prize for their biography of former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa. Petaluma 360.com 9/23/13


Alum Gene Bougdanos has been appointed vice president and transportation manager for the Los Angeles market, for the Michael Baker Corporation. Daily Finance 9/23/13

 


San Francisco State University is mentioned in this article about the predicted impact of City College of San Francisco’s closure. SF Examiner 9/22/13


Student Spencer McCall's documentary, “The Institute” will be screened at the Oakland Underground Film Festival. Contra Costa Times 9/22/13


San Francisco State University is mentioned among other universities that have pledged to divest from fossil fuels. WBUR 9/22/13 (clip not available online); WBFO 9/22/13 (clip not available online); WYPR 9/22/13 (clip not available online); People’s World 9/20/13


The Harvard Business School African-American Alumni Association will feature Linda Oubre, dean of the college of business, on a special website honoring the 50th anniversary of women’s admittance to the MBA program. PR Web 9/20/13; Virtual Strategy Magazine 9/20/13


Professor of Management John Sullivan discusses the benefits of employee referral programs. Market Watch 9/20/13


Alum Justin Goo is interviewed about his work as the bar manager at Alexander’s Steakhouse. SF Examiner 9/20/13


The California State University plans to arm all campus police with conducted electrical weapons, SF State’s University Police Department has begun training. San Francisco Bay Guardian 9/20/13


Alum Jason Krolikowski was appointed principal at Foothill High School; he addressed parents at the first Friday Forum. Pleasanton Weekly 9/20/13


Professor of Psychology Patricia Miller's research indicates that children who use gestures perform better on problem-solving tasks. Jawa Pos National Network 9/19/13


Alum Marty Balin, singer/songwriter and founder of Jefferson Airplane, is interviewed. The Repository 9/19/13Wicked Local Milton 9/19/13


Associate Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan writes about Republican politicians’ outspoken opposition to workers’ centers. The Hill: Congress Blog 9/19/13


Lecturer in American Indian Studies Sarah Sutler-Cohen will speak at the seminar “Women in Metal” at the Calgary Noctis VI metal music festival and conference. The Vancouver Sun 9/19/13; Edmonton Journal 9/19/13


SF State's Careers and Inclusive Resources Related to Children's Leaning in the Early Years (CIRCLE) program will benefit from a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. EurekAlert! 9/19/13


San Francisco State University's Confucius Institute is mentioned in this article about UC Davis’ new Confucius Institute, which will focus on the study of Chinese food and drink. Los Angeles Times 9/18/13


Students will rally today in support of the SF State glassblowing workshop, which may be discontinued after the fall semester. KPIX 9/18/13 (clip not available online)


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas will speak at the University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Speakers Series. The Shorthorn 9/18/13


Associate Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Nina Roberts will speak at the 80th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Chapter of the Sierra Club. Los Gatos Patch 9/18/13


College of Extended Learning students are interviewed about SF State’s glassblowing workshop, which may be discontinued after the fall semester. KPIX 9/18/13 (clip not available online)


Alum Forrest Gander and his wife, acclaimed poet C.D. Wright, will read their poetry as part of the University of the Ozarks’ Walton Arts & Ideas Series. The Courier 9/18/13


Alum Jacob Aginsky plays keyboard for Leta’s Blues; the group will perform at the “Back to the Land” Benefit Dinner and Gala for the Bear Yuba Land Trust. The Union 9/18/13


Alumni Young Gee and Lily Gee Hickman will be inducted into the Oroville Union High School District Hall of Fame. Oroville Mercury-Register 9/18/13


Alum Jacob Aginsky plays keyboard for Leta’s Blues; the group will perform at the “Back to the Land” Benefit Dinner and Gala for the Bear Yuba Land Trust. The Union 9/18/13


Alum Fred Brill has been appointed superintendent of the San Lorenzo Unified School District. Contra Costa Times 9/18/13


The Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. has appointed SF State alum Scott McBride general manager of WICD-TV and WCCU-TV in Champaign, Illinois. TV News Check 9/19/13PR Newswire 9/18/13; 4 Traders 9/18/13


In an opinion piece, Associate Professor of History Charles Postel writes about Republican politicians and the “gold standard.” Reuters 9/17/13The Atlantic Wire 9/17/13 


This opinion piece offers an alternate view to Associate Professor of History Charles Postel's writings about Republican politicians and the “gold standard.” Value Walk 9/17/13


Alumna Leeva Chung is a professor of communication studies at the University of San Diego and the volunteer coordinator for the San Diego Asian Film Festival. The Vista 9/17/13


A study of Boston voters by Professor Emeritus of Political Science Richard DeLeon suggests that a small unrepresentative group of the electorate is likely to attend municipal primary elections. MinnPost 9/16/13


Alum Cleve Jones will present, “From Milk to Marriage: The LGBT Civil Rights Movement through Cleve Jones” at Keystone College in Northeast Pennsylvania. PA Homepage 9/16/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is serving as foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. FOX News 9/16/13


In an op-ed, Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education Mark Phillips writes about his criteria for evaluating candidates for the school board. Marin Independent-Journal 9/15/13


San Francisco State University will participate in the 24th annual International Education Fair in Istanbul. Rota Haber 9/14/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is serving as foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Tehran Times 9/14/13


Stanford's Cantor Arts Center, with support from the Fine Arts Gallery of San Francisco State, will present the exhibition, "Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video.” Palo Alto Online 9/13/13


Alumna Barbara Kemp plays piano for the Quintessential Winds; the classical music ensemble will perform at the Belfast Free Library. Penobscot Bay Pilot 9/13/13


The College of Extended Learning issued a notification of a breach of their server last month; there is no evidence that CEL’s database was compromised. Image & Data Manager 9/12/13


Professor of Management John Sullivan discuss the leadership of President and CEO of Yahoo! Marissa Mayer. CNBC 9/12/13


Professor of Political Science Andrei Tsygankov discusses Russian President Vladimir Putin’s relationship with Syria. KTVU 9/12/13 (clip not available online); KRXI 9/12/13 (clip not available online)


University of Alaska Southeast is hosting a Marine Invasive Species Bioblitz, a day of educational workshops, in collaboration with SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Center. Sit News 9/12/13


A story on the death of a child left alone in a car references Geoscience Lecturer Jan Null’s research on the number of deaths each year due to hyperthermia in vehicles. KETK 9/12/13


San Francisco State University is mentioned in this editorial about the substantive education available at many higher education institutions without a prestigious name. Skyline View 9/12/13


Alum Andrew Washburn has been appointed senior curator of collections at the Ketchikan Museum in Ketchikan, Alaska. Sit News 9/12/13


San Francisco State University is mentioned among other universities that have pledged to divest from fossil fuels. Los Angeles Loyolan 9/11/13


Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo talks about the memory of Gail Bishop, president of San Francisco’s Sisters Network until her death. San Francisco Chronicle 9/11/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is serving as foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Los Angeles Times 9/11/13


Alumna Maisha Z. Johnson will read her poetry at the Word Performances series. Broadway World 9/10/13


Alumna Julie Loftus Trudell was appointed vice president of investor relations for Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. Rock Hill Herald 9/10/13


Alum Jim Brown was appointed California market president for senior products by Humana Inc. Daily Finance 9/10/13; Enhanced Online News 9/10/13


Alumna Elizabeth Valente was appointed director of alumni relations and annual projects for Notre Dame de Namur University. Belmont Patch 9/10/13


Professor of Management John Sullivan comments on the fast-moving competitive nature of the IT business. Computer World 9/9/13


San Francisco State University is mentioned among other universities that have pledged to divest from fossil fuels. The Guardian 9/9/13


Professor of International Relations Andrei Tsygankov writes about the ideological differences between Western nations and Russia. Russia & India Report 9/9/13; The Moscow Times 9/8/13


SF State students participated in the Francisco Mantecón International Poster Design Competition, organized by the Spanish wine company Terras Gauda. Vinetur 9/9/13


SF State's Confucius Institute is mentioned in this article about UC Davis’ new Confucius Institute, which will focus on the study of traditional Chinese foods and beverages. Central Valley Business Times 9/9/13; Daily Democrat 9/9/13


Alum Joshua Curry just returned from his third trip to Haiti where he teaches photojournalism to children and young adults. San Jose Mercury News 9/9/13


Oakland mayoral candidate and Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned in this blog post about another potential candidate for mayor, Doug Boxer. San Francisco Chronicle: Politics Blog 9/9/13


SF State’s Modern Greek Studies Program is mentioned in this article about The Elios Charitable Foundation’s annual Hellenic Charity Ball, proceeds help support local programs devoted to Greek heritage. Broadway World 9/8/13


Professor of Psychology Julia Lewis' research on divorce and its affect on children is mentioned. Die Welt 9/8/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif was appointed foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. NBC News 9/8/13


Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Holley's research is mentioned, it shows that older couples tend to handle conflict by changing the subject and focusing on positive experiences. Omaha World-Herald 9/7/13


Alumna Jayshree Ullal is the president and CEO of Arista Networks, a cloud networking company. The New Indian Express 9/7/13


Graduate student Tyler Templeton is participating in the Just For Men National Beard and Moustache Championships in New Orleans. KTVU 9/6/13


The fifth annual Angelina Ciucci Memorial Golf Tournament will donate proceeds to the California Pacific Medical Center Melanoma Research Foundation in honor of alumna Angelina Ciucci. San Jose Mercury News 9/6/13


Professor of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri writes about the potential impact of military intervention in Syria. The Tehran Times 9/6/13


A story on the death of a child left alone in a car references Geoscience Lecturer Jan Null’s research on the number of hyperthermia deaths each year due to persons left in warm vehicles. WCSC 9/6/13KBTV 9/6/13; KTBC 9/6/13; KVCT 9/6/13; KMSP 9/6/13; KEYC 9/6/13; WTGS 9/6/13 (clips not available online)  


The Terra Foundation for American Art helped support “The Moment For Ink” exhibition, hosted last spring by SF State’s Fine Arts Gallery. ArtfixDaily 9/6/13


SF State’s Shop24 is mentioned in this article about California State Polytechnic University, Pomona electing to install a Shop24 automated convenience store on campus. CSP Daily News 9/6/13


In this article about Moshe Safdie’s upcoming retrospective, the architect’s unsuccessful submission for the SF State’s student union is mentioned. Jewish Journal 9/6/13


Alum and former Sonoma Raceway Spokesman John Cardinale will be honored at this year’s FIA World Touring Car Championship. Racing West 9/6/13


Alum Jonathan Torres has been appointed director of the North Berkeley Senior Center. The Berkeley Daily Planet 9/6/13


Alumna Lura Schwarz Smith will display her fine art quilts in the new exhibition "Double Vision: Images in Fabric" at 1821 Gallery & Studios in Fresno. Merced Sun-Star 9/6/13


Alumna Natalie Bowen Brookshire, founder of Natalie Bowen Designs, styles flowers for events and photo shoots. San Francisco Chronicle 9/6/13


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on Walmart workers’ plans to strike in fifteen U.S. cities today. The Guardian 9/5/13


Professor of Special Education Pamela Wolfberg will be a featured speaker at the 2013 Integrated Play Group Conference. Market Wired 9/5/13


An SF State study, which suggests upright posture can improve mood, is mentioned. Surabaya Post 9/5/13


Alum David Epperson will be inducted into the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame in a Sept. 18 ceremony. Steamboat Today 9/5/13


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on Walmart workers’ strike in fifteen U.S. cities Thursday. The Inquisitr 9/5/13


SF State psychology research has indicated that older couples handle conflict by changing the subject and focusing on positive experiences. Reno Gazette-Journal 9/5/13


A story on the death of a child left alone in a car references Geoscience Lecturer Jan Null’s research on the number of deaths each year due to hyperthermia in vehicles. Shelby-Utica Patch 9/5/13; FOX Houston 9/5/13


Alumni Iris Almaraz and Gustavo Ramos wrote and directed “Delusions of Grandeur,” which will premiere at the 2013 Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival. San Francisco Chronicle 9/5/13


Alum James Ward has been appointed principal of Alvin S. Hatch Elementary School. Half Moon Bay Patch 9/5/13


SF State psychology research has indicated that older couples handle conflict by changing the subject and focusing on positive experiences. The Courier 9/4/13


Paul Ellison, music history lecturer, has been the musical director of the Schola Adventus choral ensemble for twenty years. San Francisco Classical Voices 9/4/13


SF State students do not have access to discounted Muni rates for students; other colleges have subscribed to the “Class Pass” program. SF Bay 9/4/13


Alum and novelist Earnest Gaines is profiled, he has written numerous novels about the African American experience in the rural south. WVUE 9/4/13


Alumna Lisa Coussen is a professor and researcher at the Knight Cancer Institute at the Oregon Health and Science University. The Oregonian 9/4/13


The Department of Design and Industry partnered with the Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet Museum for a contest to design a poster celebrating the USS Hornet’s 70th anniversary. Contra Costa Times 9/4/13


Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Holley's research is mentioned, it shows that older couples handle conflict by changing the subject and focusing on positive experiences. The Richmond Register 9/3/13


An SF State study suggests upright posture can improve mood and energy levels. Detik Health 9/3/13


A study by San Francisco State University about chronic lateness is mentioned. MSN News 9/3/13


San Francisco State University researchers have developed a treatment for the chytrid amphibian fungus. North Jersey 9/3/13San Francisco Chronicle 9/2/13


Alum Mark Jackson received an undergraduate scholarship from Contra Costa College, he went on to become Alameda County’s deputy district attorney. 9/3/13 Contra Costa Times


Alumni Vernon Chatman and John Lee created the show “The Heart, She Holler,” which is entering its second season on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. The Bend Bulletin 9/3/13


Film student Javier Briones received a JustFilm Documentary Award from the Princess Grace Foundation-USA for his film about a government-sponsored massacre in Guatemala. Oak Park 9/3/13


CBS 5 Sports Director Dennis O’Donnell mentions his membership on the SF State Foundation Board. KPIX 9/3/13 (clip not available online)


Alumna Analise Elliot Heid published the guidebook “Hiking & Backpacking Big Sur,” the book’s second edition was released this year. San Jose Mercury News 9/3/13


SF State geographers have developed a flying device that looks like a six-legged spider, used to map environments in great detail. Phys.org 9/2/13


Professor of Political Science Robert Smith comments on Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Spravy Pravda 9/2/13


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman mediates a discussion at the Commonwealth Club of California. CSPAN 2 9/2/13 (clip not available online)


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about why fast food workers in sixty cities nationwide went on strike last week. The Hill 9/2/13


Associate Professor of Biology Vance Vredenburg discusses bee population decline. WGN 9/1/13 (clip not available online)


Professor Emeritus of Geography Max Kirkeberg comments on San Francisco professionals living in RVs. San Francisco Chronicle 9/1/13


Alum Jerry Somerville will be inducted into the Napa Valley College Athletic Hall of Fame for achievements in tennis. Napa Valley Register 9/1/13


Alum Guy Diehl is interviewed following his second solo show at San Francisco’s Dolby Chadwick Gallery, "A Dialogue with Tradition," featuring photorealistic still life paintings. The Huffington Post: Arts & Culture 9/1/13


August

Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner's new short story collection “Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge” is reviewed. Harper’s Magazine 8/31/13


SF State and environmental studies student Raven Rutledge are mentioned in letters to the editor about universities divesting from fossil fuel companies. Los Angeles Times 8/30/13


Emeritus Professor of English Stephen Arkin is mentioned as a friend and editor by Poet Laureate of Vermont Sydney Lea. Valley News 8/30/13


Alumni David Emmes and Martin Benson founded South Coast Repertory after graduating from San Francisco State College in the 1960s, they are celebrating the theatre’s 50th season. Broadway World 8/30/13


Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner will read at the opening of Western Michigan University’s 2013 Gwen Frostic Reading Series. WMU News 8/30/13


Philip P. Choy, 2005 recipient of the President’s Medal at SF State, has written a book about the history of San Francisco's Chinatown. KCET 8/30/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. KPNX 8/30/13


San Francisco State University founded the nation’s first Black Studies Department in 1968. Life Site News 8/30/13


Alumni Vernon Chatman and John Lee created the show “The Heart, She Holler,” which is entering its second season on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. New York Times 8/30/13


Alum Casey Gilroy is the head coach for the Petaluma Leghorns, last year he coached the most successful Little League All-Star team inPetaluma’s history. Petaluma 360 8/30/13


A study by San Francisco State University about chronic lateness is mentioned. Herald Sun 8/29/13; Mother Nature Network 8/29/13


A new smartphone app lets students compare textbook prices by scanning barcodes. KPIX 8/29/13 (clip not available online)


San Francisco State University is mentioned in a list of universities that have divested from fossil fuel companies. San Jose Inside 8/29/13


Associate Professor of Biology Jonathon Stillman, Professor of Biology Ed Carpenter, and Associate Professor of Chemistry Tomoko Komada, led an experiment that suggests single-celled algae may still be able to grow calcified shells even as oceans grow warmer and more acidic. Environmental Research Web 8/28/13


Professor of Cinema Joseph McBride is interviewed about his latest book, “Into the Nightmare: My Search for the Killers of President John F. Kennedy and Officer J.D. Tippit.” SF Weekly 8/28/13


Emeritus Professor of Psychology Ronald Mayer comments on the rates at which heads and bodies of humans develop during childhood. Waterford Today 8/28/13


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman has announced his candidacy for mayor of Oakland. KRXI 8/28/13 (clip not available online)


This article about unique college majors mentions SF State’s Department of Sexuality Studies. Patras Events 8/28/13


Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner will read at the opening of Western Michigan University’s 2013 Gwen Frostic Reading Series. M Live 8/28/13


Former instructor Gary Warne's street theater group, the Suicide Club, was formed in the 1970s at SF State’s free alternative school Communiversity and inspired the Cacophony Society. 7x7 8/28/13


Associate Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner discusses his new short story collection “Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge.” KQED Forum 8/27/13


Associate Professor of Geography Jason Henderson comments in this article about The Wiggle, San Francisco cyclists’ main east west route. The Oregonian 8/27/13


A study by San Francisco State University about chronic lateness is mentioned. Detik Health 8/28/13The Daily Mail 8/27/13; Medical Daily 8/27/13


Alum Richard Goodwin will participate in the Masters and Seniors World Jiu-Jitsu Championship. Vallejo Times-Herald 8/27/13


Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about reasons to be optimistic about unions on Labor Day. The Hill 8/27/13


Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner's collection of short stories, “Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge,” is reviewed. Paste Magazine 8/27/13


San Francisco State University is mentioned among other universities that have pledged to divest from fossil fuels. KCBS 8/27/13 (clip not available online)


Comedian and former improvisation instructor Debi Durst will direct a play in Pacifica, at SF State she revived a student-run theater called “the Player’s Club.” San Jose Mercury News 8/27/13


Alum Anthony McCarley completed a swim across the English Channel on his second attempt. San Jose Mercury News 8/27/13


Alumna Mao Keo has been appointed vice president of business development for Tracx. PR Newswire 8/27/13


Alum Mehrdad Talaifar has been appointed a principal of the tax services firm Ryan. PR Newswire 8/27/13


Associate Professor of Biology Jonathon Stillman, Professor of Biology Ed Carpenter, and Associate Professor of Chemistry Tomoko Komada, led an experiment which suggests that coccolithophores, single-celled algae, may still be able to grow their calcified shells even as oceans grow warmer and more acidic. New York Times: Dot Earth Blog 8/26/13; Red Orbit 8/26/13; Phys.org 8/26/13; Science Codex 8/25/13


Alum Stanley Graubart earned a master’s degree in business before returning to study marriage, family and child therapy. The Herald 8/26/13


Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Kenneth Monteiro spoke at the Bayard Rustin LGBT Coalition’s rally outside San Francisco City Hall. People’s World 8/26/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif has been appointed foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. New York Times 8/26/13


Alum and poet Forrest Gander will present a reading as part of Poetry Week at the University of the Ozarks. The Courier 8/26/13


Alumna Danielle Steffenhagen is the Chief Operations Officer of Centel Media. Newswire Today 8/26/13


Alumna Christine Harrison will exhibit her artwork in the Coastal Oregon Visual Artists Showcase. Tillamook Headlight Herald 8/28/13


Ronald Cortez was appointed Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer. San Francisco Chronicle 8/25/13


Professor Emeritus of International Relations Raymond Miller discusses Condoleezza Rice’s terms as National Security Advisor and Secretary of State. Second Look 8/25/13 (clip not available online)


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif has been appointed foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. The National 8/25/13


Alumna Jodi Throckmorton was appointed curator of the Ulrich Museum of Art, this article details the museum’s latest sculpture installation. The Wichita Eagle 8/25/13


Alegria Imperial writes about her cousin, Dita, a San Francisco State University alumna, in this editorial about Filipino immigrant children. Business Mirror 8/24/13


SF State welcomes students arriving at residence halls on move-in day. Liuxue.eol 8/23/13; KGO 8/22/13KOFY 8/22/13 (clip not available online)KGO-Radio 8/22/13 (clip not available online); KCBS-Radio 8/22/13 (clip not available online); KPIX 8/22/13 (clip not available online)


Professor of Political Science Robert Smith comments on the systemic disenchantment of African-Americans in this article about Martin Luther King Jr.’s unique ability to inspire diverse audiences. BET 8/23/13


Adjunct Professor of Secondary Education Kate Kinsella writes about the importance of planned vocabulary instruction and established lexical priorities in elementary and secondary education. Language Magazine 8/23/13


A study by SF State kinesiology researchers confirmed the accuracy of the MIO Alpha heart rate monitoring sports watch. Schweiz Magazin 8/22/13; Finanz Nachrichten 8/21/13


San Francisco State University students begin moving into residence halls today. KGO 8/22/13; KNTV 8/22/13; KPIX 8/22/13 (clips not available online)


The College of Extended Learning issued a notification of a breach of their server; there is no evidence that CEL’s database was compromised. eSecurity Planet 8/22/13


Alum Alberto Aparicio comments on his experience participating in the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis’ undergraduate seminar while attending SF State. Santa Barbara Independent 8/22/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. Long Island Press 8/21/13; The Anniston Star 8/20/13


Alumna Danielle Steffenhagen steps down as CEO of management firm Centel Media but will remain the President and Chief Operations Officer. PR Urgent 8/21/13PR.com 8/21/13


Alum Dan Scollon will speak at the TEDxRedding event, where speakers will explore the theme of “Mapping Connections.” a News Café 8/21/13


Former faculty member James Broughton is the subject of the documentary, “Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton;” the film’s director is interviewed. WCCO 8/21/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif has been appointed foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Saudi Gazette 8/21/13San Francisco Chronicle 8/20/13; Mining Gazette 8/20/13; The Alliance Review 8/20/13; Las Vegas Sun 8/20/1; WGCL 8/20/13


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas is mentioned in this editorial about the DREAM Act and his  documentary “Documented.” The Cap Times 8/20/13


San Francisco State University is ranked the 7th largest public master’s institution nationwide. The Chronicle of Higher Education 8/19/13


Alumna Cynthia Negri is appointed executive vice president and chief lending officer of Redwood Credit Union. Credit Union Times 8/19/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is appointed foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Las Vegas Sun 8/19/13; The Times of India 8/16/13


Associate Professor of Geography Jason Henderson comments on the potential impact of the Bay Bridge closing over Labor Day weekend. KCBS 8/19/13 (clip not available online)


Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan comments on the negotiations between BART management and labor unions. KQED 8/19/13 (clip not available online)


Ruth Asawa’s daughter Aiko Cuneo will teach a course on her mother’s fountains at SF State’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. San Francisco State 8/19/13


The San Francisco State Observatory is listed as one of the best free activities in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle: SF Gate Blog 8/19/13


Student Jennifer Blecha comments on urban chicken farming. Marketplace 8/18/13


Associate Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Dina Ibrahim is interviewed about the massacre of hundreds of Islamists in Egypt. KRON 8/17/13 (clip not available online)


Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising Connie Ulasewicz comments on the benefits of bespoke tailoring. San Francisco Chronicle 8/17/13


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell's research is mentioned; it shows that people are happier when they spend money on experiences instead of goods. The Times of India 8/17/13


Student Ryan Cassata will perform at the Stockton Pride Festival. The Record 8/16/13


Inventor Charlie Hall designed the modern waterbed while he was a design student at SF State in the 1960s. The New York Times 8/16/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is appointed foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. The Times of Israel 8/16/13; San Francisco Chronicle 8/15/13; The State 8/15/13; The Washington Post 8/15/13


Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn's Great Sunflower Project’s is hosting its annual Great Bee Count on August 17. Sacramento Bee 8/16/13


Professor of Management John Sullivan discusses the potential impact of the Bay Bridge closure over Labor Day weekend. KCBS 8/16/13 (clip not available online) 


Film student Javier Briones received a JustFilm Documentary Award from the Princess Grace Foundation-USA for his film about a government-sponsored massacre in Guatemala. Forest Park Patch 8/16/13


Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid started his coaching career at SF State. KVAL 8/16/13; KERO 8/16/13; KTVZ 8/16/13; KLAS 8/16/13 (clips not available online)


Alum Bob Steiner is featured, he won the 2012 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest. San Francisco Chronicle 8/16/13


Alumni Susan Harloe and JoAnne Winter, who co-founded the Word for Word acting company, are featured. San Francisco Chronicle 8/15/13


Associate Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan comments on negotiations between BART management and labor unions. SF Examiner 8/15/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. Thousand Oaks Acorn 8/15/13

 


Student Dan Palladino is the owner and general manager of the San Mateo Rounders, a collegiate summer baseball team. The San Mateo Daily Journal 8/15/13


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas' documentary “Documented” is mentioned in this op-ed about the DREAM Act. Magic Valley 8/15/13


San Francisco State University is mentioned in a list of schools that have pledged to divest from fossil fuels. Institutional Investor 8/15/13


Assistant Professor of Philosophy Carlos Montemayor's book “Minding Time: A Philosophical and Theoretical Approach to the Psychology of Time” is recommended. New Books in Philosophy 8/15/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is a candidate for foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Iranian 8/14/13; San Francisco Chronicle 8/13/13; The Daily Star 8/13/13; Payvand Iran News 8/14/13; Star News 8/12/13


Alum Alberto Aparicio participated in UC Santa Barbara’s National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis research seminar as an undergrad. Phys.org 8/14/13


Alumna Eileen Mockus is named CEO of Coyuchi Inc. San Francisco Business Times 8/13/13


A study by SF State’s Family Acceptance Project, which shows LGBT students who experience bullying in high school are more likely to report mental health problems in adulthood, is mentioned. Media Matters 8/14/13


An SF State study suggests upright posture can improve mood and energy levels. Refinery 29 8/14/13

 


In an article about the future of City College of San Francisco, the author mentions the suggestion that CCSF merge with San Francisco State University. Yahoo! News 8/14/13


A City College of San Francisco Student mentions the desire to transfer to San Francisco State University as soon as possible. KGO 8/14/13; KPIX 8/14/13; KOVR 8/14/13 (clip not available online)


Alumna Kate White has been appointed deputy secretary of environmental policy and housing coordination at the California State Transportation Agency. California Newswire 8/14/13


Alum Marques Gales has accepted the position of head wrestling coach at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. Examiner 8/14/13


Alumna Tamara Voyles is a violinist and new member of the board of directors for the Santa Rosa Symphony. The Press Democrat 8/14/13

 


Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn's Great Sunflower Project is hosting its annual Great Bee Count on August 17. WTVM 8/13/13


Alumna and artist Saeri Kiritani created a video about nuclear weapons for a Bosnian art exhibition by the Project Biennial of Contemporary Art. The Japan Times 8/13/13


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about BART management’s media campaign against employees. BeyondChron 8/13/13


Associate Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan comments on the Hayward city employee strike. KGO 8/13/13 (clip not available online) 


Associate Professor of Management Mitchell Marks comments on the merger between US Airways and American Airlines. KTVU 8/13/13; KRXI 8/13/13 (clip not available online)


Student Colin Dwyer is one of twenty-four surfers nominated to compete at the Mavericks International big wave surfing competition. San Jose Mercury News 8/13/13


Alum Mikey Pauker performs Jewish hip-hop, his forthcoming album is entitled, “Extraordinary Love.” The Jewish Weekly 8/13/13


Alum and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Booker T. Jones is interviewed about his career. Magistrix 8/12/13


Alum Saeb Erekat is the chief Palestinian negotiator in preliminary peace talks with the delegation from Israel. The San Francisco Chronicle 8/12/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is a candidate for foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. San Francisco Chronicle 8/12/13


Professor of Journalism Yumi Wilson will deliver a lecture available to Executive Linkedin users. Odiario 8/12/13; Portal Imprensa 8/12/13


Professor of English Language and Literature Maricel Santos co-organized the Low Educated Second Language and Literacy Acquisition for Adults conference. Diverse 8/12/13


Associate Professor and Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on the cooling off period between BART and labor unions. KGO 8/12/13 (clip not available online)


Music Lecturer Steve Savage comments on the use of auto-tune and vocal-effects in popular music. Consumer Affairs 8/12/13


The Vietnam Reporting Project by SF State’s Renaissance Journalism Center is mentioned. KCSB: The California Report 8/12/13 (clip not available online)


Former student Decensae White stands trial on murder charges. WSB-TV 8/12/13


An SF State study that suggests pheromones attract members of the opposite sex is cited. Dnes 8/12/13


An SF State study about infidelity agreements in gay male relationships is mentioned. Deseret News 8/11/13


Alum Francisco Pepin Jr. is named the new assistant principal at Hoover Middle School in Waterloo, Iowa. Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier 8/11/13


Professor Emeritus Whitney Chadwick co-wrote a book about creative couples entitled, “Other Half.” Monitorulsv 8/10/13

 


Former Legislative Strategist for the Japanese American Citizens League Grant Ujifusa mentions San Francisco State. CSPAN 3 8/10/13 (clip not available online)


Alum Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's play, “The Totalitarians” was granted three productions through the National New Play Network’s Continued Life of New Plays Fund. Broadway World 8/10/13


A Golden Gate Xpress story about the SF State Bookstore’s new for-profit management is mentioned in this story about Indiana public universities. Salon 8/10/13


Student Horst Bauer is the Golden State Youth Ambassador representing Manteca Youth Focus. Manteca Bulletin 8/9/13


Alum Gabriel Roth is interviewed about his new novel, “The Unknowns.Xconomy 8/9/13


Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discusses the National Labor Relations Board as a political target for Republican lawmakers. The Hill 8/9/13


A study by SF State’s Family Acceptance Project, which shows that gay and lesbian students who feel rejected by teachers are more likely to attempt suicide, is mentioned. Camp 8/9/13


Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Holley's research shows that older couples handle conflict by changing the subject and focusing on positive experiences. Jawa Pos National Network 8/8/13


Alum and San Francisco Assemblyman Tom Ammiano plans to pen a memoir when his State Assembly term is over. The Bay Area Reporter 8/8/13


Alum John Eugster is interviewed about woodworking and his career as a teacher. Las Vegas Review-Journal 8/8/13


Student Justin Isip co-founded the cotton candy company Sugar & Spun. San Francisco Chronicle: Inside Scooop 8/8/13


Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Holley's research shows that older couples handle conflict by changing the subject and focusing on positive experiences. Detik Health 8/8/13; Detik Health 8/6/13; Berliner Zeitung 8/4/13


The 11th Francisco Mantecón International Poster Design Competition, organized by the Spanish wine company Terras Gauda, received submissions from various international institutions including SF State. 20 Minutos 8/7/13; Tribuna Valladolid 8/7/13; Mas Salamanca 8/7/13


In an editorial about the future of City College of San Francisco, the writer suggests that City College merge with San Francisco State University. Color Lines 8/7/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. Ahwatukee Foothills News 8/8/13; 12 News 8/7/13


Educational Administration student Jeff Wallace is appointed athletic director at Novato High School. Marin Scope 8/7/13


Alum Phillip Anderson has retired from his position as the vice president of instruction at Southwestern Oregon Community College. The World 8/7/13


Alum Anthony Russell will serve as the Los Altos Patch’s new advertising manager. Los Altos Patch 8/7/13


Associate Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell's new study suggests poor credit management and a belief that purchases will create a happier life fuels compulsive shopping. Consumer Affairs 8/6/13; WITI 8/6/13 (clip not available online); WNYW 8/6/13 (clip not available online); The Huffington Post 8/5/13


Alum Thomas Chang has been awarded a scholarship to attend the LeadingAge 2014 Leadership Academy. The Dispatch 8/6/13


In a story about the top twenty party schools nationwide the news anchor and SF State alum mentions that SF State did not make the list. KXTV 8/6/13 (clip not available online)


In an editorial about the future of City College of San Francisco, the writer suggests that City College merge with San Francisco State University. The Huffington Post 8/6/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. Your West Valley 8/6/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by Lecturer Jan Null concerning heatstroke related deaths. Forbes China 8/5/13; MSN Now 8/3/13


In an open forum about the future of City College of San Francisco, the writer suggests that City College merge with San Francisco State University. San Francisco Chronicle 8/5/13


San Francisco State University students Katie Tims and David Hua attended the first LGBT video game convention, GaymerX. SF Examiner 8/5/13


Associate Dean of Health and Social Science Alvin Alvarez's study about everyday acts of prejudice is mentioned in this article about discrimination in the mental health profession. Psych Central 8/5/13


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke about immigration reform after a screening of the documentary “Documented,” directed by alum Jose Antonio Vargas. The Middletown Press 8/7/13San Jose Mercury News 8/5/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is a candidate for foreign minister under the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. The Wall Street Journal 8/5/13


To celebrate fifty years as a registered nurse, alumna Patti Greer made a donation to the Mendocino College Nursing Program’s Florence Fund. Lake County Record-Bee 8/5/13


SF State's kinesiology lab is the site of an experiment focused on the varying accuracy of personal fitness tracking devices. The Nashua Telegraph 8/4/13


A person claiming to be a fictitious SF State student named Skylar Hazen appears on the show Catfish. MTV 8/4/13 (clip not available online)


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is a candidate for foreign minister under the new Iranian President Elect Hassan Rouhani. Bloomberg 8/4/13; Haaretz 8/3/13


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas is mentioned as pundits discuss changing immigration policy. KQED 8/2/13


Associate Professor of Geography and Environment Jason Henderson discusses transit options for commuters if another BART strike takes place. KCBS 8/4/13 (clip not available online); KCBS 8/3/13 (clip not available online)


San Francisco State University, along with twenty-two other CSU campuses, will implement a mobile app to help prevent alcohol poisoning. SF Examiner 8/2/13; KNTV 8/2/13 (clip not available online); KCBS 8/2/13 (clip not available online); KNTV 8/2/13 (clip not available online)


Alumni Gerald and Janice Haslam received an award from the American Association for State and Local History for their biography of former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa. The Community Voice 8/2/13


SF State confession site is mentioned in this story about the popularity of anonymous college confession pages. The New York Times 8/2/13


Alum Pete Jordan published the book, “The Bike Republic” a cultural history of bicycling. Historiek 8/2/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. Kent County News 8/1/13; Sun Sentinel 8/1/13; KENS 8/1/13; The Dallas Morning News 7/31/13; The San Antonio Express-News 7/31/13; KRIV 7/31/13; Longview News-Journal 7/31/13


Alum Jeffrey Tambor co-owns a Los Angeles bookstore and is planning to write his own book. New York Daily News 8/1/13


Alumna Yaling Hou founded a Silicon Valley lifestyle company Flowie, now producing made-to-order handbags. PR Web 8/1/13


Reuben Kadish's 1937 mural "A Dissertation on Alchemy" was saved from demolition at a UC Berkeley extension complex; the location previously housed  the San Francisco State Normal School. Art Info 8/2/13San Francisco Chronicle 7/31/13


Associate Professor of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan comments on the case Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association, which challenges the constitutionality of laws allowing teachers’ unions to collect fees from non-union teachers. The Huffington Post 8/1/13


Student Jennifer Ontiveros was awarded the Sausalito Art Festival Foundation scholarship. Marin Scope 8/1/13


Alumna Traci Chee published a short story collection, “Constant Sounds for Fish Songs.” The Pine Tree 8/1/13


Alumna Sara Ramos acts as stage manager for the Coastside quartet. Half Moon Bay Review 8/1/13


July

Journalism Department Chair Cristina Azocar comments about discrimination against ethnic media in this story about a Sing Tao Daily reporter’s attempts to cover the Asiana Airlines crash. New America Media 7/31/13


SF State's Black Student Union, the first of its kind when founded in 1967, is mentioned in this story about Georgia State University’s White Student Union. Creative Loafing 7/31/13


Alum Mohammad Javad Zarif is a candidate for foreign minister under the new Iranian President Elect Hassan Rouhani. Las Vegas Sun 8/1/13Worcester Telegram & Gazette 7/31/13; Valley Morning Star 7/30/13


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto's research on expressions is mentioned. KQED 7/31/13 (clip not available online)


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is mentioned in this story about Oakland mayoral candidates’ fundraising. Contra Costa Times 7/31/13

 


Alumna Sally Wu was elected chair of the Asian Americans for Community Involvement board of directors. San Jose Mercury News 7/31/13


A person claiming to be a fictitious SF State student named Skylar Hazen appears on the show Catfish. MTV 7/31/13 (clip not available online); MTV 7/30/13 (clip not available online) 

 


Jennifer Neeley teaches social media marketing through the College of Extended Learning and will speak at the Viralheat Blogathon. PR Newswire 7/30/13; The Sacramento Bee 7/30/13


Alum Saeb Erekat is a member of the Palestinian delegation meeting in Washington D.C. for preliminary peace talks with the delegation from Israel. Las Vegas Sun 7/31/13; San Francisco Chronicle 7/30/13; Albany Democrat-Herald 7/29/13


Student Horst Bauer participated in the California State Youth Accolades Scholarship Competition and won the title of California Ambassador. Santa Clara Weekly 7/30/13


Alumna Sue Vaterlaus is appointed to the Pacifica City Council’s planning commission. San Jose Mercury News 7/30/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. Record Online 7/30/13


Alumna Paulina Oliveros, who coined the term “deep listening” and organized the first international academic conference about deep listening, is featured in this profile. The Chronicle of Higher Education 7/29/13


Associate Professor of Biology Vance Vredenburg comments on the danger posed to fish and amphibians by fungal infections. Ledger-Enquirer 7/29/13


Alumna Emily Milholland was hired as retail sales manager for the Fuller Brush Company. Napa Valley Register 7/29/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. Detik Health 7/30/13; New York Daily News 7/29/13Victoria Advocate 7/29/13Petoskey News7/29/13The Bradford Era 7/27/13Ashland Daily Tidings 7/27/13KERO-TV 7/27/13


Alum Michael Lynch chairs the Kennedy Center’s Endowment Committee and serves on the Investment and Budget and Finance Committee. Stratford Star 7/27/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. The Elk Valley Times 7/26/13


Journalism Lecturer Roland De Wolk was let go from KTVU following a false report of Asiana Flight 214 pilot names. TV Spy 7/26/13


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas wrote and directed the film “Documented” which will be screened at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts followed by an address by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. San Francisco Chronicle 7/26/13


Professor of Psychology Jeff Cookston is interviewed about how to best talk about divorce with children. KQED: Forum 7/26/13


Alumna Sally Wu was appointed board chair of Asian Americans for Community Involvement. San Jose Mercury News 7/26/13


Student Akiko Aspillaga attended a protest of Janet Napolitano’s appointment as president of the University of California. EGP News 7/25/13Illume Magazine 7/22/13


Alum Loren Meissner conducted a survey of homeless LGBT people as part of his master’s thesis. Bay Area Reporter 7/25/13


Alumna Eve Smyth is an instructor at the Ashland Children’s Theatre. Oregon Public Broadcasting 7/25/13


Alumna Tani Girton is appointed Chief Financial Officer at the Bank of Marin. Daily Finance 7/25/13


Alumna Lisa Bertelsen joins Chatter, Inc. as a partner in its New York office. Sacramento Bee 7/25/13; PR Newswire 7/25/13


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman is expected to announce his candidacy for Oakland mayor. San Francisco Chronicle 7/24/13; Inside Bay Area 7/23/13


Alumna Carolyn Copeland writes an editorial about the Zimmerman verdict. San Francisco Chronicle 7/24/13


Emeritus faculty member Ronald Mayer's research regarding child and adolescent growth is mentioned. Waterford Today 7/24/13


Professor of Communications Studies Joe Tuman announces his candidacy for mayor of Oakland. KTVU 7/25/13 (clip not available online); KRXI 7/25/13 (clip not available online); KCBS 7/24/13; San Francisco Appeal 7/24/13


Alum Glen Almany of the National Center for Scientific Research will speak at ReefTalk, a public lecture series, in Kawaihae, Hawaii. West Hawaii Today 7/24/13


Alum Ron Cooper is retiring as executive director of Access Sacramento after twenty-one years. The Sacramento Bee 7/23/13; Merced Sun-Star 7/23/13; The Modesto Bee 7/23/13


Singer Courtney Love states in this interview that she took classes at SF State in the 1980s. SF Examiner 7/23/13


Alumna Anne Rice is featured in this article about the early jobs of famous authors. Huffington Post: Books 7/23/13


Professor of Cinema Joseph McBride is interviewed about the publication of his latest book, “Into the Nightmare: My Search for the Killers of President John F. Kennedy and Officer J.D. Tippit.” Wisconsin State Journal 7/22/13


Alum Lawrence Diggs, who co-founded the International Vinegar Museum, is interviewed. Aberdeen News 7/22/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. Ocala Star Banner 7/25/13; TV 2 Nyhederne 7/24/13; U.S. News and World Report: Best Cars Blog 7/23/13; The Washington Post 7/22/13


Alum Brian Babcock is appointed as an administrative analyst for the city of Saratoga. Saratoga News 7/22/13


Associate Professor of Geography Jason Henderson discusses Plan Bay Area. San Francisco Bay Guardian 7/22/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. Williamsburg-Yorktown Daily 7/22/13; Reporter News 7/21/13; CNN 7/21/13 (clip not available online); WBTV 7/20/13; Herald Dispatch 7/20/13; WDTV 7/19/13; UPI.com 7/19/13; Opposing Views 7/19/13; The Christian Science Monitor 7/19/13; Growing Your Baby 7/19/13; WSFA 7/19/13; WIAT 7/19/13 (clip not available online)

 


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. Headlines and Global News 7/19/13; UPI.com 7/19/13; KFBK Radio 7/19/13 (clip not available online); NBC News 7/18/13; WTOV 7/18/13; New Hampshire Union-Leader 7/18/13; CBS News 7/18/13; WSFA 7/18/13; WBRC 7/18/13


The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the proposed pedestrian tunnel under Winston Drive. Curbed SF 7/19/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. AL.com 7/18/13; KARK 7/17/13 (clip not available online)


Alumna and Marketing Director for Ceja Vineyards, Dalia Ceja, is interviewed about her family business. The Daily Meal 7/18/13


Alumna Angelica Martin founded the Kids Can Cook camp, which teaches basic cooking skills to children ages 7-11. Petaluma 360 7/18/13


Associate Professor of Geography Jason Henderson is interviewed about Plan Bay Area, a long-term transportation and land-use proposal. KCBS 7/18/13 (clip not available online) 


This article about the difference between “Filipino” and “Pilipino” mentions a student group at SF State, the Pilipino American Collegiate Endeavor, or PACE. Global National Inquirer 7/17/13


Alumna Danielle Saar will be the new morning traffic reporter for KENS 5. My San Antonio 7/17/13


San Francisco State University pledges to stop investing its endowments in coal and tar sands as part of the national Fossil Free divestment campaign. eNews Park Forest 7/17/13


Alumna Sylvia Wheeler was appointed vice president of investor relations and corporate communications for Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc. Virtual Strategy Magazine 7/17/13; Benzinga 7/17/13; Nasdaq 7/17/13


City Superintendents will vote on a proposed pedestrian tunnel under Winston Drive, the tunnel would provide passage between the main campus and the future Recreation and Wellness Center. Racked SF 7/17/13Eater SF 7/17/13Curbed SF 7/16/13


Alum Eric Kelly is appointed director and chairman of the board for Sphere 3D Corporation. Global Newswire 7/16/13


Alumna and poet, Claire Blotter, will perform at the Seaside Library. Coast Weekend 7/16/13


Alum Walter Filkowski published the book “Making it in America” with Yawn’s Books & More Inc. Cherokee Tribune 7/16/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. Wet Paint 7/16/13; Columbia Patch 7/15/13


Alumna Eve Smythe teaches summer theatre workshops at the Ashland Children's Theatre. Ashland Daily Tidings 7/16/13


The local chapter of the Lambda Phi Epsilon fraternity is ejected from SF State following policy violations. KRXI 7/16/13; KTVU 7/16/13 (clips not available online)


Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Holley's research shows that older couples handle conflict by changing the subject and focusing on positive experiences. Kafeteria 7/15/13


The local chapter of the Lambda Phi Epsilon fraternity is ejected from SF State following policy violations. KTXL 7/16/13; KRXI 7/16/13; KTVU 7/16/13; KRXI 7/15/13KTVU 7/15/13 (clips not available online); University Herald 7/15/13; SF Examiner 7/14/13


Professor of Management John Sullivan comments in this article about the skills employers are seeking among new college graduates. Sioux City Journal 7/14/13


The biography, “In Thought and Action: The Enigmatic Life of S.I. Hayakawa,” was awarded the 2013 Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History. Hayakawa was the 9th president of SF State. Omaha World Herald 7/14/13


Alumna Jennifer Jacono is named a top sales associate for Prudential Sterling Properties. Florida Today 7/13/13


Alum Barry Christian is appointed to the Napa County Regional Park and Open Space District board of directors. American Canyon Eagle 7/13/13


Alum Anthony Ferrante directed the SyFy channel movie “Sharknado,” a social media sensation. Marin Independent-Journal 7/12/13; KGO 7/13/13 (clip not available online)


SF State's Family Acceptance Project published an educational booklet to help Mormon families relate to their LGBT kids. Colorado Springs Independent 7/17/13


Emeritus faculty member Rosemarie Bowler presented her research regarding manganese exposure in East Liverpool, Ohio. Morning Journal 7/12/13


Latina/Latino Studies Lecturer Naomi Quiñónez participated in a Mission Cultural Center reading of banned books by Latin poets. Rebelion 7/12/13


San Francisco State is listed as the 38th largest employer in the Bay Area. San Francisco Business Times 7/12/13


Alum Kevin Young is interviewed about his career as a stand-up comedian. The Record 7/12/13


Alum Jeff Langdon’s conceptual artwork is featured at the Arcata Artisan Cooperative Gallery. Times-Standard 7/12/13


Alum Joe Funk is appointed principal of Ralston Middle School. Belmont Patch 7/12/13


Alumna Kathy Rice is appointed to the University of Great Falls board of trustees. Great Falls Tribune 7/12/13


Former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa is mentioned in this article about his 1976 Republican primary opponent, Senator John Tunney. The Moderate Voice 7/11/13


Alumna Cecily Murphy Majerus was elected to the Beloit College Board of Trustees. Beloit Daily News 7/11/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. Carroll County Times 7/11/13


Emeritus faculty member Rosemarie Bowler will present her research regarding manganese exposure in East Liverpool, Ohio. The Marietta Times 7/10/13; WKBN 7/9/13


Alum Prince Gomolvilas’ play “The Brothers Paranormal” will premier at the Bay Area Playwrights Festival. San Francisco Sentinel 7/10/13


SF State Foundation board member Will Weinstein was appointed to Hansen Medical’s board of directors. Virtual Strategy Magazine 7/10/13


Alumna Crystal Mui was appointed city clerk and director of community relations for the city of San Carlos. San Carlos Patch 7/10/13


Alum Alex Fleshman and band-mates are interviewed about their group Cool Ghouls. San Francisco Bay Guardian 7/10/13


Footage from SF State’s Bay Area Television Archive of a 1973 aircraft collision at Moffett Field is used in this newscast. KPIX 7/10/13 (clip not available online)


Novelist Kate Christiansen discusses her mother’s experience studying psychology at SF State in the 1960s. NPR: Fresh Air 7/10/13


Alum Zigi Ben-Haim is interviewed about his career as a painter. Jewish Business News 7/9/13


SF State ranks among the top universities in the country for awarding undergraduate degrees to minority students. KTVU 7/9/13; KRXI 7/9/13 (clip not available online)


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. KRIV 7/9/13 (clip not available online); Shreveport Times 7/9/13; WUSA 7/9/13


Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Holley's research shows that older couples often handle conflict by changing the subject and focusing on positive experiences. Neckarquelle 7/8/13; Kvinner og klær 7/7/13; The Star 7/6/13; WFLA 7/6/13 (clip not available online)


Former student Descensea White is indicted along with four others on murder charges. San Francisco Chronicle 7/8/13


Alumna Rosalie Price talks about her time on stage and behind the scenes in the theater department at West Valley College. Saratoga News 7/8/13


Alum Johnny Mathis will perform with the San Francisco Symphony. San Francisco Chronicle 7/5/13


Alum and Bocce Café bartender, Karwan Yuksel, is interviewed. SF Examiner 7/5/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. Las Vegas Sun 7/5/13The Windsor Star 7/4/13The Ottawa Citizen 7/4/13The Globe and Mail 7/3/13; iNews 880 7/3/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. The Baltimore Sun 7/8/13; The Washington Post 7/6/13; Shreveport Times 7/5/13


Alumna Wendy Abe was appointed executive director of Palama Settlement, a social service organization in Honolulu. Urban Oahu 7/5/13


Alumna Rachel Wylde is appointed executive director of Compass High School, a Redwood City charter school. The Almanac 7/4/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. North Jersey 7/3/13; Laramie Boomerang 7/3/13 The Bulletin 7/2/13; Glendora Patch 7/2/13; Wall Street Journal 7/1/13San Jose Mercury News 7/1/13


Professor of Management John Sullivan says working from home often increases employee productivity, but leads to less innovation. Meedia 7/3/13


Alum Koray Lucas co-founded Radiant Wrap, which creates alternative gowns for women to wear during radiation treatment. The Next Woman 7/3/13


Mike Simpson, SF State's athletic director, announced his retirement after 28 years at the University. SF Examiner 7/3/13


Alum Patrick O’Keeffe was appointed interim city manager of Albany. West County Times 7/3/13


Alum and Senior Airman Joseph Camacho has been selected as Veteran of the Year for the 15th Assembly District. West County Times 7/3/13


Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Holley's research shows that older couples handle conflict by changing the subject and focusing on positive experiences. Daily Express 7/2/13; The Herald 7/2/13Business Standard 7/2/13; French Tribune 7/2/13; Südkurier 7/2/13; Polskie Radio 7/2/13; Krone 7/2/13; Ad Hoc News 7/2/13; Berliner Zeitung 7/2/13; De Telegraf 7/2/13; Science ORF 7/2/13; Realitatea 7/2/13; Daily Austria 7/2/13; Augsburger Allgemeine 7/2/13; Okezone 7/2/13; Süddeutsche 7/2/13; Die Welt 7/2/13; Short News 7/2/13; WWBT 7/2/13 (clip not available online); WJAR 7/2/13 (clip not available online); WTLV 7/2/13 (clip not available online); WHOI 7/2/13 (clip not available online); WFIE 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  WNWO 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  KNSD 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  KCEN 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  WMGT 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  KKCO 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  WXII 7/2/13 (clip not available online); KBJR 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  KWES 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  WTAP 7/2/13 (clip not available online); KWWL 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  WPBN 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  WPSD 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  KTTC 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  WCYB 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  WMBF 7/2/13 (clip not available online); WREX 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  WCSC 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  KALB 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  WPMI 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  WGRZ 7/2/13 (clip not available online); WTVA 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  WVVA 7/2/13 (clip not available online); KJAC 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  KBRC 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  KWQC 7/2/13 (clip not available online);  WRLH 7/2/13 (clip not available online); Yahoo! News 7/1/13; US News and World Report 7/1/13; the Daily Mail 7/1/13; The Standard 7/1/13; Health Canal 7/1/13; Herz Heute 7/1/13


Professor of Management John Sullivan comments on job application software and how job seekers can make their applications stand out by using key words. Fox Business 7/2/13KPLA 7/1/13 (clip not available online)


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell’s research is mentioned; it shows that people are happier when they spend money on experiences instead of goods. The Times of India 7/2/13


English Lecturer Patricia Baldwin is quoted in this article about where homosexual women can shop for comfortable formal wear for their weddings. New York Times: On the Runway 7/2/13


Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Holley's research shows that older couples handle conflict by changing the subject and focusing on positive experiences. San Francisco Chronicle 7/2/13 Time 7/2/13; The Times of India; Los Angeles Times 7/1/13; Live Science 7/1/13


Alum Seth Oakley worked as a Peace Corps volunteer in Liberia, he is challenging his dismissal in order to continue teaching in a Liberian high school. Pacifica Tribune 7/2/13


Alumna Wendy Abe was appointed executive director of Palama Settlement, a social service organization in Honolulu. Pacific Business News 7/2/13


An SF State study about bacteria on fabric-covered BART seats is mentioned in this article about the BART employee strike. Opposing Views 7/2/13


Alumna and Northeast Middle School teacher Mary-Liz Guthier is profiled. Reading Eagle 7/1/13


SF State’s Family Acceptance Project produced a documentary about a Mormom family learning to accepting their homosexual son. Advocate 7/1/13


Professor of Holistic Health Erik Peper talks about the amount of radiation emitted by cell phones. The Western Edition 7/1/13 


June

Alum and experimental documentary filmmaker Craig Baldwin is interviewed about influential professors he’s studied with and his own plans to teach. Monterey County Weekly 6/30/13


Assistant Professor of Psychology Sarah Holley comments in this article about studies that indicate men and women compromise differently. The Washington Post 6/29/13The Japan Times 7/1/13


According to research by Vance Vredenburg, associate professor of biology, imported African clawed frogs introduced the deadly fungus that is responsible for the mass extinction of many frog species in the U.S. Nordwest Zeitung Online 6/29/13 (clip in German)


Alumna Elisa Steele was appointed corporate vice president of marketing at Skype. ihotdesk 6/29/13


A study by SF State’s Family Acceptance Project suggests that about half of all homosexual couples have had sex with someone other than their partner with their partner knowing. Amarillo Globe-News 6/29/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke related deaths. The Gilmer Mirror 6/29/13; Baltimore Sun 6/28/13; The Star Press 6/28/13; Los Alamitos-Seal Beach Patch 6/28/13Sonoma Valley Patch 6/28/13; The Hartsville Vidette 6/28/13


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell is interviewed about his research, which shows that people are happier when they spend money on experiences instead of goods. Idaho Statesman 6/27/13


Professor of Management John Sullivan comments in this article about the skills employers are seeking among new college graduates. Las Vegas Sun 6/27/13; Yahoo! Hong Kong 6/26/13


Alum Rodrigo Blanco founded the company InnVentas, an online marketplace for Latin American fine art. PR Web 6/27/13


Alumna Renee Jimenez has accepted the head coaching position for women’s basketball at California State University, San Bernardino. Precinct Reporter 6/27/13


In this cover story, Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell's research is featured, which indicates that purchases made in an effort to impress others don't benefit overall happiness, people are happier when they spend money on experiences instead of goods. Time Magazine 6/27/13


A story on heatstroke-related deaths references a study by SF State researchers concerning the dangers of leaving children unattended in cars. Tricities.com 6/26/13Orlando Sentinel 6/25/13; Epoch Times 6/25/13; Sun Sentinel 6/25/13

 


A study by SF State’s Family Acceptance Project suggests that about half of all homosexual couples are not monogamous. Fort Worth Star-Telegram 6/26/13


Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan comments on the extreme working conditions and lack of severance pay for Chinese laborers. Take Part 6/26/13


Alum Larry D. Lariosa has been appointed diversity program manager and LGBT specialist at UC San Francisco's Office of Diversity and Outreach. UCSF News Service 6/26/13


Alumna Pauline Oliveros is interviewed about her career as a musician and composer. KQET 6/25/13 (clip not available online)


Professor of Psychology Jeff Cookston’s research suggests fathers should ask their children for feedback on their parenting. The British Psychology Society 6/24/13


Alum Stuart Fireston, professor of neuroscience and director of the department of biology at Columbia University, designed a course on the subject of ignorance. Corriere della’ Universita Job 6/24/13; La Voce di Fiore 6/24/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children unattended in cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths. San Francisco Chronicle 6/24/13; McLeansboro Times-Leader 6/24/13; WTVQ 6/23/13; Orlando Sentinel 6/22/13; Belleville News Democrat 6/22/13; St. Luis Post-Dispatch 6/22/13


Professor of Management John Sullivan comments in this article about what employers are looking for from prospective employees. San Francisco Chronicle 6/24/13The Reporter 6/23/13


SF State student Naeemah Charles comments on California’s proposed Middle Class Scholarship program, which would provide financial aid for families making up to $150,000 per year. KQED 6/24/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children unattended in cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths. The Alpena News 6/24/13; Standard-Examiner 6/24/13; WXMI 6/24/13; Northwest Herald 6/24/13; KTVT 6/24/13 (clip not available online)


Alum Eric Novak, wine buyer at Hiller’s Market in Detroit, gives wine suggestions to radio listeners. WWJ 6/25/13 (clip not available online)


Alumna Kristin Groman, Esq. joins the foreclosure defense team for Consumer Attorney Services. PR Web 6/25/13


Associate Professor Connie Ulasewicz and apparel design and merchandising students are featured in this article about student fashion shows. San Francisco Chronicle 6/23/13


Cinema Lecturer Michael Green comments in this article about portrayals of American presidents in film. San Francisco Chronicle 6/23/13


Communication Studies Professor Joe Tuman is mentioned in this article about candidates for Oakland’s next mayoral race. San Francisco Chronicle 6/21/13


Professor of Management John Sullivan is interviewed about common mistakes job applicants should avoid. Forbes 6/21/13


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell’s research is mentioned in this article; his study indicates that people are happier when they spend money on experiences instead of goods. The Times of India 6/21/13


Alum Giao Le is interviewed about his experience as a bartender at The Hancock Room. SF Examiner 6/21/13


Geoscience Lecturer Jan Null is interviewed in this story about the dangers of heat-exposure for unattended children in cars.

El Paso Times 6/21/13


The photographs by alum Joe Blum, former steelworker and photographer, often feature Bay Area landmarks and the laborers who made their construction possible. Indy Bay 6/21/13


SF State’s Family Acceptance Project produced the documentary “Families Are Forever,” which premiers at Frameline, San Francisco’s LGBT film festival. Advocate 6/21/13


Family Acceptance Project Director Caitlin Ryan’s research is quoted in this article about the increased likelihood of depression in LGBT teens and young adults. Medical Daily 6/21/13


Communication Studies Professor Joe Tuman is mentioned in this story about candidates for Oakland’s next mayoral race. KCBS 6/21/13 (clip not available online)


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell's research is mentioned in this article; his study indicates that people are happier when they spend money on experiences instead of goods. Daily Mirror 6/20/13


SF State alumna, CEO and President Director of Bank OCBC NISP Parwati Surjaudaja is interviewed about the company’s goal to increase lending. The Jakarta Globe 6/20/13


An SF State student comments in this story about a state bill that would reduce tuition costs for middle-income families. SF Examiner 6/20/13


Alum Tom Drescher is appointed principal of Amador Valley High School. Pleasanton Weekly 6/20/13


Associate Dean of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi comments in this article about the criticism faced by three Asian American sex columnists. Hyphen 6/20/13


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas directed the documentary film “Documented” about his experience touring the country speaking about his status as an undocumented immigrant. Mountain View Voice 6/20/13


Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan writes about an international strike of IKEA employees. Beyond Chron 6/19/13


An SF State student is interviewed in this story about the challenges of finding housing in San Francisco as an undocumented immigrant. Huffington Post 6/19/13


A study by the Center for Research and Education on Gender and Sexuality is mentioned in this article about gay marriage practices. Gawker 6/19/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children unattended in cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths. KSNW 6/18/13 (clip not available online) 


Alum Tom Drescher appointed principal of Amador Valley High School. Pleasanton Patch 6/17/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children unattended in cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths. The Mountain Press 6/17/13; KSNW 6/17/13 (clip not available online) 


In this story about California’s 1960 Master Plan for Education, alumna Beverly Hayton and former ASI president Adenike Hamilton comment on their experiences at a public university. KALW 6/17/13


Alum Matt Quintero, catcher for the San Rafael Pacifics, is mentioned in this story about the minor-league baseball team. Marin Independent Journal 6/17/13


Alum Jose Antonio Vargas will be the keynote speaker at De Anza College’s commencement ceremony. Cupertino Patch 6/16/13


Alum Roger Inman worked for the Oakland A's as “the first baseball disk jockey,” coordinating songs that played while players walked on and off the field. The San Bernardino Sun 6/15/13


Professor Emeritus Jose Cuellar spent last spring at Harvard University as the Hrdy Fellow at the Peabody Museum. The Potrero View 6/15/13


Caitlin Ryan, director of SF State’s Family Acceptance Project, comments in this story about suicide intervention for LGBT youth. The Examiner 6/14/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children unattended in cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths. Perry Daily 6/14/13; The Herald 6/13/13


Doctorate of education student Tom Drescher is named principal of Amador Valley High School. Pleasanton Weekly 6/14/13


Artifacts excavated from the grounds of Santa Clara Medical Center in San Jose are being catalogued in SF State’s anthropology lab. SF Appeal 6/14/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children unattended in cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths. Perry Daily 6/14/13


Professor of Kinesiology Susan Zieff is interviewed in this blog post about the benefits of the Sunday Streets program. SF Streets Blog 6/14/13


Associate Professor and Chair of American Indian Studies Andrew Jolivette is interviewed about the largest growing population group according to the U.S. census, mixed race Americans. KPIX 6/14/13


Alumna Judy Juanita published her debut novel, a semi-autobiographical story based in part on her involvement with SF State’s Black Student Union. Minnesota Public Radio 6/13/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children unattended in cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths. Northwest Tennessee Today 6/12/13; Claremore Daily Progress 6/13/13


Professor of Psychology Jeff Cookston comments in this article about how fathers can create emotional connections with their children. U.S. News and World Report 6/13/13


Three alumnae have been hired by the Novato School District. Novato Advance 6/13/13


Artifacts excavated from the grounds of Santa Clara Medical Center in San Jose are being catalogued in SF State’s anthropology lab. Contra Costa Times 6/13/13; KTVU 6/13/13


Professor of Biology Dennis Desjardin talks about why some mushrooms glow in this story about bioluminescent fungus. Mongabay.com 6/13/13


A study by SF State’s Center for Research and Education on Gender and Sexuality is mentioned in this article about a congressman’s comment on the incidence of pregnancies resulting from rape. Sentinel Source 6/13/13; CurrentTV 6/13/13 (clip not available online)


Associate Professor of Latina/Latino Studies and Equity, Leadership Studies, and Instructional Technologies is interviewed about Step to College, a preparatory program he founded. KPIX 6/13/13 (clip not available online) 


An SF State student is interviewed in this story about a potential doubling of interest rates on subsidized loans. KGO 6/18/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children unattended in cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths. Clarksville Online 6/12/13


Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner provided a literacy analysis of a werewolf erotica novel for a court ruling over whether the book should be banned from state prisons. Salon 6/12/13


Alumna May Liu is appointed senior vice president of finance and administration at Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The Herald 6/12/13


Alumna Lucille Lang Day’s memoir “Married at 14: A True Story” was a finalist for the Northern California Book Award. San Jose Mercury News 6/12/13


Alumna Dana Loof is appointed vice president of marketing at Kaminario. The Wall Street Journal 6/12/13


Alum Roger Inman worked for the Oakland A’s as “the first baseball disk jockey,” coordinating songs that would play while players walked on and off the field. San Jose Mercury News 6/11/13


Alum Dan Chapman is ending his term as president of the Thunder ECHL hockey franchise for a position as the associate athletic director for University of the Pacific. The Record 6/11/13


A story on the dangers of leaving children unattended in cars references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths. Philly Blurbs 6/11/13; The Chattanoogan 6/10/13


Alum Brian Babcock accepts a new position as Saratoga’s new administrative analyst. Saratoga Patch 6/11/13 


Ronald Cortez named vice president for administration and finance and CFO. Silicon Valley Business Journal 6/11/13


Faculty and students from SF State’s Chinese Program are interviewed in a story about non-Chinese students who choose to study Chinese. KTSF 6/11/13


Professor of Psychology Jeff Cookston says fathers should ask their children for feedback about their parenting. Medical News Daily 6/10/13; The Globe and Daily Mail. 6/9/13 ; Big News Network 6/8/13


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell is interviewed about his research, which shows that people are happier when they spend money on experiences instead of goods. The State 6/10/13 ; The Sacramento Bee 6/9/13


Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner provided a literacy analysis of a werewolf erotica novel for a court ruling over whether the book should be banned from state prisons. The Raw Story 6/10/13 ; All Gov 6/9/13


Professor of Psychology Jeff Cookston says fathers should ask their children for feedback about their parenting. Personal Liberties Digest 6/10/13


Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell is interviewed about his research, which shows that people are happier when they spend money on experiences instead of goods. The Republic 6/10/13 ; Bradenton Herald 6/10/13


Student David Vaipan makes his directorial debut with an adaptation of James Joyce’s “Ulysses.” Watch List News 6/8/13. ; Digital Journal 6/8/13


Professor Emeritus Barbara Klutinis directed “Sum Total,” a documentary film about families affected by Alzheimer’s disease. The Noe Valley Voice 6/7/13


An SF State student crashed his vehicle into a Hayward pharmacy. KTVU 6/7/13


Alumna and former track team member, Mary Etta Blanchard, will compete in the 105th annual Dipsea Race this weekend. Napa Valley Register 6/7/13


The San Mateo County Fair’s Poetry Forum event is being held in honor of Professor Emeritus of Behavioral Science Rod Clark. Pacifica Patch 6/7/13


The Industrial Assessment Center of San Francisco State University independently reviews audits released by the California Air Resources Board to find meaningful efficiency improvements. Switch Board 6/7/13.


Director of the Cesar Chavez Institute Belinda Reyes is interviewed about the relationship between California Hispanics and their banks. 6/6/13 Univision


Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan writes that Wal-Mart employees’ first prolonged strike is underway and improved wages and benefits would make Wal-Mart employees less dependent on public assistance. Beyond Chron 6/6/13


SF State alumni co-founded the Omega Institute and Women for One, two websites that compile resources for women’s health and wellness. Digital Journal 6/6/13


Professor of American Indian Studies Melissa Nelson is featured in a PBS documentary  “Journey of the Universe,” discussing the sustaining power of ritual and celebratory acts. Best Movies Ever 6/6/13


Former Director of Clinical Operations and SF State alumna Mary Whitaker McHoney was inducted into the Brien McMahon High School Hall of Fame. The Hour 6/6/13


An SF State alumna co-founded the Omega Institute and Women for One, two websites that compile resources for women’s health and wellness. Digital Journal 6/6/13; News Times 6/6/13; Times Union 6/6/13


The 2009 stimulus law financed a study conducted by Colleen Hoff, professor of sexuality studies, that explored the factors reducing HIV risk among gay fathers. CNS News 6/5/13


"Lying is an emotionally exhausting and cognitively demanding task," says Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto, discussing the new television show, "Graceland." LiveScience 6/5/13


Professor of Political Science Robert Smith calls President Obama’s appointment of National Security Advisor Susan Rice a “politically courageous move.” BET 6/5/13


Alum Grant Waller will receive a kidney transplant from his identical twin brother next week. U-T San Diego 6/5/13


Professor of Political Science Robert Smith discusses Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s favorable chances as he considers a bid for US Senate. BET 6/5/13


SF State alum and Piedmont High School Principal Rich Kitchens will retire after working in the district for more than 30 years. San Jose Mercury News 6/5/13


"Lying is an emotionally exhausting and cognitively demanding task," says Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto, discussing the new television show, "Graceland." Inside Science News Service 6/4/13


This article about a nursing program funded by the Sequoia Healthcare District mentions the program's partnership with SF State. San Mateo Daily Journal 6/4/13


In this opinion piece, Professor of Meteorology John Monteverde discusses the issue of storm chasers who lose their lives while studying extreme weather events. CNN 6/4/13; related story KTSA-AM 6/3/13 (clip not available online)


Student Martin Segobia is an artist who has collaborated with 126 fifth-grade students from Burton Valley Elementary in Lafayette to create a mural of the school's mascot. Pleasant Hill Patch 6/4/13


Programs like SF State's Project Rebound improve lives of prisoners while in prison. East Bay Express 6/4/13


John Sullivan, professor of management, suggests employers could share the results of an automated applicant-tracking system with rejected applicants to help them understand why they didn’t get hired. Wall Street Journal 6/4/13


Alumna Cecily Murphy Majerus has been elected to the Beloit College Board of Trustees. Beloit Daily News 6/4/13


SF State research on the number of children to date who have died after being left in hot vehicles is cited. Marshall News Messenger 6/4/13


SF State student Sterling Cook is keen on exploring crowdfunding to finance film production projects. Hispanic Business 6/3/13


Joe Tuman, chair and professor of communications studies, is among the potential challengers to Oakland Mayor’s Jean Quan’s bid for re-election. East Bay Express 6/3/13


Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner provided a literacy analysis of a werewolf erotica novel for a court ruling over whether the book should be banned from state prisons. The Atlantic Wire 6/3/13


Alumna Jayshree Ullal is profiled. The Economic Times 6/2/13


SF State held a Hackathon on campus June 1. KGO 6/1/13


Alum Emerson Malca, a leader in MOOCS, owns a company, Luma Education, which developed StudyRoom, a tool that recreates the classroom collaborative experience online. Politic365 6/1/13


May

SF State research on the number of children who died last year after being left in hot vehicles is cited. WGNS Radio 5/31/13


Alums Ronald and Reginald Richardson are identical twins who share the job of principal at Claremont Middle School in Oakland. Oakland Tribune 5/31/13


In this column, the reporter and parent of an SF State graduate describes her disappointment with the recent SF State Commencement exercises and praises the Creative Writing Department’s private ceremony. Los Angeles Times 5/31/13


Alum Jerre Tanner lives in Hawaii, which he salutes in Kona Coffee Cantata, a chamber opera that will be performed in two concerts by the Musicians of Ma’alwyck. Metroland 5/30/13


Alumna Renee Jimenez is the new women’s basketball coach at Cal State. The Press-Enterprise 5/30/13


Alums David Emmes and Martin Benson are the founding artistic directors of the South Coast Repertory Theatre. Broadway World 5/30/13


Student Ana Miranda will accompany soprano Christine Brandes during a performance this weekend at the Garden Gate Creativity Center in Berkeley. San Jose Mercury News 5/29/13


A study by SF State researchers suggests that LGBTQ youth who come from a rejecting family are up to nine times more likely to attempt suicide than their heterosexual peers. eTurboNews.com  5/29/13


Alumna Margaret Hussey, award winning producer of news and reality programs, will join her "women in media" colleagues in New York in June  receive a Gracie Award for Outstanding Series. Shoot 5/29/13


This article on the use of "comfort women" during World War II cites an SF State study. Daily Mail (U.K.) 5/28/13


Alumna Bianca Rojo is the first graduate from De Marillac Academy to earn a college degree.  NBC 5/28/13 (clip unavailable online)


Alumnus Wayne Marci has been hired as a web developer for the marketing firm TMD Creative. Salinas Californian 5/27/13


Chinese-American playwright David Henry Hwang says the plot of his latest play is inspired by the 1968 student strike at SF State. China Daily 5/27/13


Student Decensae White was arrested on murder charges. Ocean Beach Bulletin 5/26/13; Sandy Springs Patch 5/26/13 ; FoxSports.com 5/26/13


Student Decensae White was arrested on murder charges. CBS 5/25/13 ; San Francisco Chronicle 5/25/13 ; ABC7 5/25/13 ; Examiner 5/24/13 ; NBC 5/24/13 ; Golden Gate Sports 5/24/13 ; Sporting News 5/24/13 ; All Hip Hop 5/25/13 ; Everything Lubbock 5/24/13 ; Lubbock Online 5/24/13 ; KTVU 5/25/13 ; Contra Costa Times 5/24/13 ; Amarillo.com 5/24/13 ; Pacifica Patch 5/24/13 ; KTVU 5/25/13, KCBD 5/24; Central Coast News 5/24/13, KLIV 5/24/13 (clips unavailable online)


SF State research on the number of children who died last year after being left in hot vehicles is cited. Tucson Citizen 5/24/13


Alum Jinho "The Piper" Ferreira is profiled.  San Jose Mercury News 5/24/13


Kenn Burrows, a lecturer in the Institute for Holistic Health Studies, comments on the staying power of Bay Bucks, a network of businesses that pool or trade their unused resources and skills in exchange for credit or currency.  NBC 5/24/13


Protesters held a rally at SF State in response to how police handled an incident at Mary Ward Hall on May 16. San Francisco Bay Guardian 5/22/13


An SF State psychology student has organized a graduation celebration to provide students with an alternative to the department-sponsored graduation ceremony. NBC11 5/22/13 (Clip not available online)


SF State research on the number of children who died last year after being left in hot vehicles is cited. Miami News Record 5/22/13 


Student Woody Miller says he will march in San Francisco's Pride celebration in support of imprisoned gay Army private first class Bradley Manning. Bay Area Reporter 5/23/13


Professor and Chair of Communication Studies Joe Tuman, who is considering running for Mayor of Oakland in 2014, faces criticism for assigning his students to develop a political campaign ad for a candidate like himself. San Francisco Chronicle 5/23/13


Professor and Chair of Communication Studies Joe Tuman, who is considering running for Mayor of Oakland in 2014, faces criticism for assigning his students to develop a political campaign ad for a candidate like himself. San Jose Mercury News 5/24/13 ; Chronicle of Higher Education 5/23/13 ; Washington Post 5/23/13 ; 10TV 5/23/13 ; KTVU 5/23/13 ; Minneapolis Star Tribune 5/23/13 ; San Francisco Chronicle 5/23/13 ; NBC11 5/23/13 (clip not available online); Sacramento Bee 5/23/13


This story about a firehouse getting an ADA compliant makeover quotes experts at SF State's Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability who say that ADA compliant features help able-bodied people too. KTVU 5/23/13


Hebrew classes are offered at Lowell High School through a partnership with SF State's Jewish Studies Department. j, the Jewish News Weekly 5/23/13


Alumna Kim Chuck will give a reading from her book, "Rabbit Stories," at Books, Inc. in Alameda. Alameda Times-Star 5/23/13


Alumnus Joel Haddad is the owner of Morning Due café in San Francisco. KQET - Check, Please! Bay Area 5/23/13 (clip not available online)


Professor Emeritus of History Robert Cherny says that increased population mobility since the 1940s means that mayors are not always natives of their city. Crosscut.com 5/22/13


Alumnus Spencer McCall's new film focuses on a San Francisco alternative reality project called the Jejune Institute. East Bay Express 5/22/13


SF State research on how quickly the temperature inside a parked vehicle can rise is cited. The Commons 5/22/13


Alumna Joy Neas is profiled for her community work in Stockton. Stockton Record 5/21/13


Allen Biggs, lecturer in the School of Music and Dance, teaches a class in which students use everyday objects to create music. KALW 5/21/13


In an article about the job market, student Kai Kopp says he takes a number of informal, odd jobs to make ends meet. Bloomberg 5/21/13


SF State will host the 28th annual Irving M. Klein International String Competition on June 8-9. Examiner.com 5/21/13


Protesters held a rally at SF State in response to how police handled an incident at Mary Ward Hall on May 16. Bay Area Indy Media 5/21/13


According to new research by Vance Vredenburg, associate professor of biology, imported African clawed frogs introduced the deadly fungus that is responsible for the mass extinction of many frog species in the U.S. Los Angeles Times 5/19/13 ; San Francisco Chronicle 5/20/13 ; French Tribune 5/120/13 ; Nature 5/17/13 ; KPBS 5/17/13 ; Minneapolis Star Tribune 5/18/13 ; Global Animal 5/17/13


Jeff Duncan-Andrade, associate professor of Latino/Latina Studies, was the keynote speaker at Vallejo City Unified School District's day-long summit discussing the challenges of working with young people involved in the child welfare system. Vallejo Times Herald 5/18/13  


Police responded to an incident in which unauthorized persons entered Mary Ward Hall on May 16 . KTVU 5/17/13 ; San Francisco Chronicle 5/17/13 ; Fresno Bee 5/17/13 ; Ocean Beach Bulletin 5/20/13 ; KRON 5/18/13 (clip unavailable online); KTVU 5/18/13 (clip unavailable online); KPIX 5/17/13 clips unavailable online); KRXI 5/17/13 (clip unavailable online)


SF State research on the number of children who died last year after being left in hot vehicles is cited. WLQP (ABC) Lima, Ohio 5/20/13; WLTO (NBC) Lima, Ohio 5/20/13; WLMO (CBS) Lima, Ohio 5/20/13 (Clips not available online)

 


Alumna Deborah Cotton was one of the victims shot at a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans. Gambit Weekly 5/20/13


An incident at SF State on May 16 and a psychology student's plans to organize an alternative graduation ceremony are mentioned in this round up of education news. SF Appeal 5/20/13


Art lecturer Anthony Ryan comments on cycling safety in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle 5/17/13


Alum Jason Krolikowski was named the new principal of Foothill High School. Pleasanton Weekly 5/15/13


Alum Matt Sadati is making a bid to be president of Iran. Martinez Patch 5/15/13


American Sign Language is a popular course on college campuses and is taught within the College of Education at SF State. Go Erie 5/15/13 


According to new research by Vance Vredenburg, associate professor of biology, imported African clawed frogs introduced the deadly fungus that is responsible for the mass extinction of many frog species in the U.S.  Headline and Global News 5/16/13 ; Science Codex 5/15/13 Menlo-Atherton Patch 5/15/13 ; NBC 5/15/13Inside Science News 5/15/13 ; Contra Costa Times 5/15/13 ; Science World Report 5/15/13 ; French Tribune 5/15/13 ; Science Recorder 5/15/13 ; Laboratory Equipment 5/15/13 ; KCRA 5/15/13 (clip unavailable online); CBS 5/15/13 ; KTVU 5/15/13 ; Sudkurier 5/15/13 ; Forksning 5/15/13 ; Livescience 5/15/13 


According to new research by Vance Vredenburg, associate professor of biology, imported African clawed frogs introduced the deadly fungus that is responsible for the mass extinction of many frog species in the U.S. Los Angeles Times 5/15/13 ; San Jose Mercury News 5/15/13 New York Times 5/15/13 ; National Geographic 5/15/13


According to new research by Vance Vredenburg, associate professor of biology, imported African clawed frogs introduced the deadly fungus that is responsible for the mass extinction of many frog species in the U.S. Southern California Public Radio 5/16/13 ; Fox News Online 5/16/13; U.S. News 5/16/13; Science News 5/16/13; UPI 5/16/13


Alum Nora Razon discusses how an organization called College Track helped her find scholarships and prepare for college. Wall Street Journal 5/16/13


A man has pleaded guilty of killing graduate student Nina Nilssen in 2010. San Francisco Chronicle 5/17/13 ; San Francisco Examiner 5/16/13 ; KTVU 5/16/13 (clip unavailable online)


Police responded to an incident in which unauthorized persons entered Mary Ward Hall on May 16 and were escorted out by police. San Francisco Chronicle 5/16/13 ; SF Appeal 5/16/13 ; SF Weekly 5/17/13 ; KTVU 5/16/13 ; CBS5 5/16/13 ; KTVU 5/16/13; KRON 5/16/13; ABC7 5/16/13; NBC11 5/17/13; CBS5 5/17/13; KRON 5/17/13; ABC7 5/17/13; KTVU 5/17/13 (clips unavailable online)


Alumna Deborah Cotton was one of the victims shot at a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans. Times-Picayune 5/14/13


Dawn Mabalon, assistant professor of history, comments on the absence of Filipinos from the American narrative. Diverse 5/14/13


Like many campuses in the CSU system, SF State charges a fee to participate in Commencement. Los Angeles Times 5/14/13 ; KRON 5/13/13, KFSN 5/13/13, KTVU 5/13/13, KRXI 5/13/13, KNX-AM 5/13/13, KTTV 5/13/13, KCBS 5/13/13 – all clips unavailable online


Alumnus Lou Cannon, presidential biographer and White House correspondent, will receive an honorary degree from the CSU this May. Noozhawk 5/13/13


Alumna Galina Galant’s family owns the business Paramount Piroshki, a retailer, wholesaler and food manufacturer, which was forced to move to San Leandro last month. The Potrero View 5/13/13


Geosciences lecturer Jan Null tracks deaths of children left alone in cars during hot weather. Phillyburbs. Com 5/13/13


An SF State psychology student has organized a graduation celebration to provide students with an alternative to the department-sponsored graduation ceremony. San Francisco Examiner 5/16/13


Graduating cinema MFA student Joey Izzo's latest film will screen at the Cannes Film Festival later this month. Herkimer Telegram 5/9/13


Alum and former member of SF State's track and field team Brijet Finister is a finalist for EIB All-Stars, a competition to promote understanding of exercise-induced broncospasm, a temporary narrowing of the airways during physical activity. Stockton Record 5/9/13


Alexander Hall, who is reported to have studied at SF State, has been named the director of the Clayton State University Honors Program. Clayton News Daily 5/9/13


Xu Zhenglong, a visiting scholar at SF State's Confucius Institute, comments for an article about job prospects for Chinese students graduating from U.S. colleges and universities. China Daily USA 5/10/13


Theater director, scholar and theorist Herbert Blau, who taught at SF State, has passed away at the age of 87. San Francisco Chronicle 5/10/13


Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Alex Gerould says an increase in Bay Area property crime is partially a result of budget cuts to police departments. Contra Costa Times 5/9/13 ; San Jose Mercury News 5/9/13 ; Oakland Tribune 5/9/13


Student volunteers from SF State are featured in photos accompanying a story about a new exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences. Marin Independent-Journal 5/8/13


Translator Karen Emmerich will discuss the changing forms of Greek literary works at SF State on May 8. San Francisco Examiner 5/8/13


DJ and alumnus Zack Yakovlev is performing May 8 at a nightclub in San Francisco. San Francisco Examiner 5/8/13


Student Andreas Sanchez comments on a popular mobile messaging service, Whatsapp. The Australian Financial Review 5/9/13 ; Phys.Org 5/7/13


SF State's 28th annual Irving M. Klein International String Competition is taking place June 8-9, and some past winners will be on hand as mentors and jury members. San Francisco Chronicle 5/9/13


A top undergraduate biology student at Austin Peay State University has received a National Institute of Health fellowship to pursue graduate studies at SF State. Clarksville (Tenn.) Online 5/7/13


Theater director, scholar and theorist Herbert Blau, who taught at SF State, has passed away at the age of 87. New York Times 5/7/13


Erick Ramirez, a high school senior who will attend SF State in the fall, is featured in this article about the future of affirmative action and outreach by California's colleges and universities to underrepresented students. New York Times 5/7/13


Fossil Free SFSU, a student organization advocating for the University's divestment from the fossil fuel industry, hosted a rally at San Francisco City Hall. Earth Island Journal 5/6/13


Alum Isaac Reed, co-developer of a mobile app called Zuggol, is profiled in this article about ethnic diversity in Silicon Valley. New America Media 5/7/13


San Francisco Police Department Capt. Joe Garrity, who attended SF State and played football for the Gators, is leaving his longtime post at the Tenderloin Station to become a commander. San Francisco Chronicle 5/7/13


A woman killed in Oregon is reported to have earned her master's degree at SF State. San Jose Mercury News 5/3/13 ; Marin Independent-Journal 5/3/13


The San Francisco Department of Public Health issued an advisory about the Nordstrom Café in the Stonestown Galleria, located near SF State. KRON 4 San Francisco 5/4/13 (Clip not available online); KOFY San Francisco 5/3/13 (Clip not available online)


Graduating cinema MFA student Joey Izzo's latest film will screen at the Cannes Film Festival later this month. San Mateo Daily Journal 5/4/13


A profile of LGBT artist Todd Trexler mentions that he attended SF State. Camp Kansas City 5/2/13


A woman killed in Oregon is reported to have earned her master's degree at SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 5/2/13 ; MySA (San Antonio) 5/2/13 ; KVAL Eugene, Ore. 5/2/13 


President Les Wong is part of a group of 25 San Francisco city, nonprofit and religious leaders who are traveling in Israel. San Francisco Examiner 5/2/13


Student Tehmas Shaikh talks about the benefits of San Francisco's Summer Jobs+ program. SF Appeal 5/1/13


Student Andreas Sanchez comments on a popular mobile messaging service, Whatsapp. The Trentonian 5/1/13


Student Evelyn Patsy Martinez-Salazar has been awarded a scholarship from the Hispanic Community Affairs Council. San Leandro Patch 5/2/13


In an article about sex slavery in the United States, student Mary Wolfe says Americans assume the problem only occurs in developing countries. Bikya.news 5/2/13


Alum Robert Furler, now a professor of microbiology at Edison State College, will be presenting his research at a conference in Malaysia. Wink News 4/30/13


Student Andreas Sanchez comments on a popular mobile messaging service, Whatsapp. York Daily Record 4/30/13


Assistant Professor of Biology Mike Vasey praised fellow Pacifica resident Mitch Reid’s efforts to protect the area’s natural landscape. Pacifica Tribune 5/1/13


April

Alum Thelma Boac has been appointed to the Berryessa Union School District board of trustees. GMA News 4/30/13 


Former SF State employee pleaded not guilty to charges of bribery while employed by the University.  KTVU 4/26/13 ; Ocean Beach Bulletin 4/28/13


Student Andreas Sanchez comments on a popular mobile messaging service, Whatsapp.  San Jose Mercury News 4/28/13


Alum Omar Firestone, who is a member of the Oberon Quintet, will play at Friends of the Carmel Valley Library on May 8. DelMar Times 4/28/13


SF State faculty and students created create an exhibit, "We are Still Here," about the occupation of Alcatraz by Native Americans. KCBS 4/28/13 (clip unavailable online)


In an article about the stereotype that Asians are not assertive enough to lead, former SF State administrator Leroy Morishita, now president of CSU East Bay, said that he, too, has come across people who hold such beliefs. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 4/28/13 


Alumna Barbara Rose Booker, who wrote the Viagra Diaries, is profiled. j., The Jewish Weekly 4/25/13


A former SF State employee faces felony charges for alleged bribery while working for the University. Marin Independent Journal 4/25/13 ; KRXI 4/25/13 (clip unavailable online); KTVU 4/25/13 (clip unavailable online); KGO AM 4/25/13 (clip unavailable online); KNTV 4/26/13 (clip unavailable online); ABC7 4/26/13 (clip unavailable online)


In this column on Zionism, the writer cites a talk by Mark Dollinger, who holds the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Chair in Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility. New Jersey Jewish News 4/24/13


Alumna Joanne Duong and her business partner recently unveiled their new spring collection of clothing. San Francisco Chronicle 4/23/13


Carlos Davidson, professor of environmental studies, will discuss what Pacifica residents can do to address climate change. Pacifica Tribune 4/23/13 


Alum Dana Carvey is profiled. Austin American-Statesman 4/23/13


Alumna Lyssa Noble-Dennis is owner of Whole Dog Sports Center, which caters to both pets and their owners. San Diego Gay and Lesbian News 4/23/13


Alum Jim Sousa is directing the play The Little Foxes at the Pacifica Spindrift Players. San Jose Mercury News 4/23/13


The Creative Arts building was evacuated in response to a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax. KRXI 4/23/13; KTVU 4/23/13 (clips unavailable online)


The Creative Arts building was evacuated in response to a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax. ABC 7 4/22/13 ; San Francisco Chronicle 4/22/13 ; San Francisco Examiner 4/22/13 ; KTVU 4/22/13 ; KRXI 4/22/13 (clip unavailable online)


Christopher Pong, professor of civil engineering, said it is common for major construction projects, such as Muni Contract 13, to be more expensive than anticipated, mostly because of higher standards for seismic design and public safety protocols. San Francisco Examiner 4/22/13


Student Brijet Finister has been named one of 10 finalists in the National EIB All Stars contest, part of a national awareness campaign that highlights the accomplishments of those living with exercise induced bronchospasm.Stockton Record 4/22/13


An SF State psychology student, concerned about the cost of a department-sponsored graduation ceremony, is trying to organize a less-expensive event. San Francisco Examiner 4/22/13


The inaugural matinee of ballet artist Alonzo King's Lines Ballet company, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this season, took place at SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 4/22/13


Joe Tuman, professor and chair of Communications Studies, is exploring another run for mayor of Oakland. San Francisco Chronicle 4/21/13


An article about a state appeals court upholding a ruling that loud and abusive language is against the law references a previous case involving SF State students charged with disturbing the peace during a 1969 protest. San Francisco Chronicle 4/21/13


Department of Cinema Facilities Manager Warren Haack's film about the people and culture of Santiago de Cuba will be screened April 19 in Half Moon Bay. Half Moon Bay Review 4/18/13 


Ambassador and SF State Diplomat-in-Residence David Fischer comments on the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing. KRON 4 San Francisco 4/19/13 (Clip not available online)


SF State alum and mixed martial artist Gilbert Melendez fought April 20 for the UFC lightweight division title. Sacramento Bee 4/19/13 ; ESPN.com 4/19/13 ; San Francisco Chronicle 4/19/13


A free Intro to Safe Cycling class will be held at SF State on May 1 in advance of Bike to Work Day. San Francisco Chronicle 4/18/13


Sean Labrador y Manzano, who organizes networking events for masters in fine arts students, is reported to have conceived the idea when he represented SF State's MFA program at a 2003 event. San Francisco Chronicle 4/18/13


Associate Professor of Journalism Rachele Kanigel comments on journalism in the social media age, in light of early incorrect reports that an arrest had been made in the Boston Marathon bombings. KGO Radio 4/17/13 (Clip not available online)


This article profiles painter and former SF State professor Robert Bechtle. San Francisco Chronicle 4/14/13


SF State graduate student Ju Hong comments on an immigration bill introduced Tuesday in the U.S. Senate. San Jose Mercury News 4/16/13 ; Oakland Tribune 4/16/13 ; Contra Costa Times 4/16/13 


Student Gil Riego, Jr. won top student honors in the San Francisco Bay Area Press Photographers' Association's annual competition. Contra Costa Times 4/15/13 ; San Jose Mercury News 4/15/13 ; Oakland Tribune 4/15/13 


SF State wrestler Naveed Bagheri won the Division II NCAA championship in the 141-pound bracket last month. San Jose Mercury News 4/15/13


A celebration this weekend will honor sociologist and clinical psychologist Nathan Hare, who was the first person hired to coordinate a Black studies program in the U.S, at San Francisco State University in 1968.  Post News Group 4/12/13


Lecturer Jan Null says that after 20 minutes in 105-degree weather, the inside of a locked car would be a dangerous, if not fatal, environment for a child. KTVU 4/11/13


This article about gentrification in San Francisco mentions Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner's 2012 New York Times opinion piece about a young couple forced out of the Bernal Heights home they were renting. The New Republic 4/12/13


The Sixth Annual Black Healing and Health Summit will take place April 20 at SF State's Cesar Chavez Student Center. The Post Newspaper Group 4/12/13


Alumnus and mixed martial arts fighter Gilbert Melendez fought for the UFC lightweight title on April 13. San Francisco Examiner 4/12/13


An SF State student comments on the impact of President Obama's budget on student loans. KGO Radio 4/10/13 (Clip not available online)


An SF State study found that job applicants do not like "puzzle questions" posed by employers during interviews. Houston Chronicle 4/11/13


A report about Alaska officials denying scientists there a permit to research an invasive marine species references Associate Professor of Biology Sarah Cohen's work in San Francisco to study the species' effect on herring eggs. Juneau Empire 4/10/13 ; MySanAntonio.com 4/9/13 ; San Francisco Chronicle 4/9/13 ; Daily Sitka Sentinel 4/5/13


Alumna Nancy Ellis is the science curator at the Randall Museum in San Francisco, which is hosting "Bug Day" later this month. The article also references Associate Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn's "Great Sunflower Project," an annual bee-counting project. Bay Nature 4/9/13


Biology lecturer Mike Vasey, who will speak at an Earth Day Festival in Pacifica on April 20, talks about the recently opened Devil's Slide tunnel. San Jose Mercury News 4/9/13


This report references an SF State study about the number of children who have died after being left alone inside a parked car. Pacific News Center 4/9/13


A Carnegie Institution for Science researcher will speak at SF State's Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies on April 10 about the impact of carbon dioxide and pH on a species of plankton. Marin Independent Journal 4/6/13


In an op-ed, Professor Emeritus of Education Mark Phillips writes that parents and educators must teach children to think critically about media reports in the wake of tragic events like school shootings. Marin Independent Journal 4/8/13 


Alumnus Sean Kelly has been named vice president of marketing for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. The Dallas Morning News 4/8/13 


A suspect who allegedly stole a cab abandoned the vehicle on the SF State campus. San Jose Mercury News 4/5/13 


Alum Jaspreet Sidhu spoke to reporters about the newest business to open in Vacaville, a family owned gas station. The Reporter 4/7/13 


Alum Nick Mancillas, artist and art teacher, is profiled. Press Democrat 4/7/13 


A suspect who allegedly stole a cab abandoned the vehicle on the SF State campus. KTVU 4/5/13 ; SF Weekly 4/5/13 ; NBC Bay Area 4/5/13 ; KPIX San Francisco 4/5/13 ; ABC 7 Bay Area 4/5/13 ; KRON 4 TV San Francisco 4/5/13; KGO Radio 4/5/13; KRXI TV Reno 4/5/13


Student Jasmyn Soldatos is the manager of a newly opened, family-owned produce market in Novato. Novato Patch 4/4/13


The band Tea Leaf Green, formed in the late 1990s when the members were students at SF State, will compete in the “Battle of the Bay” this weekend in Lake Tahoe. Lake Tahoe Tribune 4/4/13 


Giants CEO Larry Baer will be the Commencement speaker for SF State. San Francisco Examiner 4/3/13 (clip not available online)


Alum Dana Carvey is interviewed in advance of a performance in Medford, Ore. Mail Tribune 4/3/13 


Psychology Lecturer Rosemarie Bowler has postponed her public presentation regarding results of a manganese study. The Review 4/3/13


SF State alum Matt Lee has been appointed city engineer for San Carlos. San Carlos Patch 4/2/13


The photography exhibit, "Marching Through History With Cesar Chavez and the Farm Workers," opens April 2 at SF State. San Francisco Examiner 4/2/13


SF State alum Simon Heuansavath has been named a new vice president and financial advisor at the Bank of Agriculture and Commerce. Stockton Record 4/1/13


Professor of Latina/Latino Studies Alejandro Murguia read at the opening of an art exhibit featuring the work of jailed Cuban intelligence officer Antonio Guerrero. Prensa Latina 4/1/13


Some psychology students are questioning the cost of a department-sponsored graduation ceremony. San Francisco Chronicle 4/1/13; San Francisco Appeal 4/1/13


An article about a decline in the popularity of waterbeds mentions its modern origins as an SF State master's student's 1968 thesis project. Sioux City Journal 3/31/13


March

Music and Dance Lecturer Jono Kornfield, who also teaches at the San Francisco Community Music Center, describes a recital by one of his students. San Francisco Classical Voice 3/28/13


Actor and alumnus Jeffrey Tambor is profiled. The Jewish Journal of LA 3/28/13


Alumna Beth Cox, a volunteer in her community, participated in a recent event honoring “women of inspiration” in Carpinteria. Noozhawk 3/27/13


The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees was expected to approve the appointment of alumna Laura Stefanski as associate superintendent of human relations at its regular meeting Monday.  Los Altos Town Crier 3/26/13


Alum Victor Ballesteros believes he’s poised to finish in the top 35 in the Dipsea Race in June. Marin Independent Journal 3/26/13


Dee Spencer, professor of music, will be the accompanist to Jason Brock, former X Factor contestant whose lounge act opens this Saturday at Martuni’s. San Francisco Examiner 3/26/13


Student Christine Thalls is the guest curator for a photography exhibit that opens Saturday in Larkspur. Marin Independent Journal 3/26/13


Good posture may lead to confidence and better mood, says an SF State study. Bangalor Mirror 3/25/13


Student Adam Kennedy turns photos of rusted knobs of fire hydrants into imaginary planets.  Visual News 3/21/13 


 

Christopher Lacy, who killed a police officer last September, earned his master’s degree from SF State.  CBS 3/21/13 


Alum Clyde Curley is the author of a new detective novel, "Raggedy Man." The Bellingham Herald 3/21/13


Recent research by Professor of Health Education Erik Peper found that altering body posture can improve one's mood and energy levels. WCCB-CLT (FOX) 3/20/13 (Clip not available online)


Alum Donald Gibson has been named dean of Fairfield University's Charles F. Dolan School of Business. San Francisco Chronicle 3/20/13 ; Stamford Advocate 3/20/13


Muni is scaling back public transit services next week to coincide with spring break at SF State and in public schools. San Francisco Chronicle 3/20/13


For his project called Planet Universe, student Adam Kennedy photographs the tops of old fire hydrants around San Francisco and then, with some Photoshop magic, turns the bulbous shapes into imaginary exoplanets. The Atlantic Cities 3/19/13


Last week, student groups on campus organized activities as part of “Israel Apartheid Week.” The Times of Israel 3/19/13


At an upcoming public meeting, Professor of Environmental Studies Carlos Davidson will discuss what Pacifica can do about climate change. Pacifica Tribune 3/19/13


Teresa Carillo, chair of Latina-Latino studies, comments on the value of student travel to Mexico, following the CSU's decision to lift a ban on student travel to that country. Modesto Bee 3/19/13


Graduate student Jasmyn Soldatos manages the newly opened grocery store, Dean’s Produce, in San Mateo. San Mateo Patch 3/18/13


Alumna Patt Rasmy-Arvie owns a successful florist business while also engaging autistic children in floral arrangement activities. The Record 3/16/13


SF State has asked the administrators of the "SFSU Confessions" Facebook page to remove references to the University's name and logo. KYpost.com 3/15/13


Alum Ed Decker created the YouthAware Program, a touring educational theater program who hoped to use theater to educate young people in their community and beyond about the AIDS epidemic and prevention.  Broadway World 3/15/13


An exhibition on the African American LGBT community includes a video that features Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Kenneth Monteiro. San Francisco Chronicle 3/14/13


The Family Acceptance Project, founded by Caitlin Ryan, is featured in this article. San Francisco Chronicle 3/14/13


In this column, the writer talks about SF State’s request of a Facebook site called SF State Confessions to change its name. San Francisco Chronicle 3/14/13


Alum Edwin Chow was recently named a regional director for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Supervision Examinations. Bank Credit News 3/14/13


For his project called Planet Universe, student Adam Kennedy photographs the tops of old fire hydrants around San Francisco and then, with some Photoshop magic, turns the bulbous shapes into imaginary exoplanets. Wired 3/13/13


CSU Chancellor White will at SF State for the investiture of President Wong. KHSL, KNVN 3/13/13 (Clips unavailable online)


An SF State study suggests people who are chronically late tend to procrastinate. WJBK 3/13/13 (clip unavailable online)


Alum Bill Hutchinson will sign copies of his new book “Sushi and Black-eyed Peas” at an event at West Hills College. The Sentinel 3/12/13


Alum Tony Kitz talks about his love for textiles and rugs in this profile of him and his gallery. The Portrero View March 2013


SF State graduate students will work with community residents to conduct a needs assessment survey as part of Rebuild Portrero. The Portrero View March 2013


An SF State study on punctuality suggests that people who are chronically late may also suffer from anxiety, procrastination and other challenges. WOFL Orlando 3/10/13 (Clip not available online)


President Leslie E. Wong and students joined the local community in a day of service, part of a series of events taking place during investiture week. KTVU San Francisco 3/9/13 (Clip not available online); KPIX San Francisco 3/9/13 (Clip not available online)


SF State has asked the administrators of the "SFSU Confessions" Facebook page to remove references to the University's name and logo. San Francisco Chronicle 3/8/13; KCBS Radio 3/9/13 (Clip not available online)


Alum and popular music singer Johnny Mathis is profiled. TC Palm 3/8/13


Fans can watch SF State’s men’s basketball team play in the CCAA tournament, which will be broadcast live via Internet TV from Citizens Business Bank Arena.  Enterprise Record 3/7/13


SF State will house a digital archive containing the papers of Bay Area journalist Belva Davis. San Francisco Bay View 3/7/13


Alum Kari Christensen is interviewed about her work as a bartender at the Mauna Loa Club in San Francisco. San Francisco Examiner 3/7/13


This article talks about an app created for “sport shoppers,” a term coined by researchers at SF State. Venture Burn 3/6/13


Martin Seggelke, assistant professor of music, is one of three finalists for the position of the Freedom Band’s artistic director. San Francisco Bay Times 3/6/13


Filipino writers and artists are coming out in support of alumna Sunita Mukhi after her position as director of Wang Center’s Asian and Asian American Programming at Stony Brook University was eliminated. GMA News 3/5/13


Chair and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Studies Jeff Snipes said the flurry of recent fatal officer-involved shootings cannot be directly connected to the fallen officers in Santa Cruz, but it may be an influencing factor. San Leandro Patch 3/5/13


Kevin Starr will present a lecture on March 13 on the significance of the Sutro Library.  Sunset Beacon March 2013 issue (clip unavailable online)


SF State will host free income tax assistance up until April 15.  Sunset Beacon March 2013 issue (clip unavailable online)


John Sullivan, professor of management, suggests a lack of serendipity in the workplace when employees are allowed to work from home. Washington Post 3/4/13


Alum Andrew Lam is interviewed about his new work of fiction, Bird of Paradise Lost. New American Media 3/4/13


Many of the people associated with the nonprofit San Francisco Study Center can trace their roots to SF State. San Francisco Chronicle 3/4/13


Jeff Snipes, chair and associate professor of criminal justice studies, says there is no evidence to link in increased killing of police officers and an increase in shooting of suspects by police officers. KNTV 3/3/13 (clip unavailable online)


Innovation requires interaction, according to Professor of Management John Sullivan, commenting on the recent move by Yahoo executives to abolish telecommuting. KCBS 3/3/13; KLIV 3/3/13 (clips unavailable online)


Film Archivist Alex Cherian is uncovering treasures of San Francisco history as he restores reels of film in the film archive.  KNTV 3/2/13 (clip unavailable online)


SF State researchers are leading a team that will work with schools in three states to shift how LGBTQ sexuality is discussed in schools. News-Medical.net 3/1/13


Community activists in the Mission District are asking SF State leadership to help create a plan to curb gun violence. KCBS 3/1/13 (clip unavailable online)


February

Alum and sound designer Teddy Hulsker is working with students in the drama program at Tamalpais High School. Marin Independent Journal 2/28/13


The city's gay and lesbian competitive running club trains at SF State's track. San Francisco Chronicle 2/28/13


Alum Jerry Karp celebrated two years as the owner of longtime Ukiah bookstore Village Books. Ukiah Daily Journal 2/28/13


This article about a transgender six-year-old cites a San Francisco State University study that indicates transgender youth are at disproportionate risk for depression, suicide, substance abuse, HIV and sexually transmitted diseases. ABC News 2/27/13


Caitlin Ryan, director of the Family Acceptance Project, will lead a conference at California State University, Stanislaus to help social workers understand more about how supportive families can make a difference in the lives of gay youth. Modesto Bee 2/27/13


Alum Louis Daniel Brodsky has published a new volume of poetry honoring his parents. St. Louis Jewish Light 2/27/13


Alum Kevin Clark talks about his taxidermy work, making large sculptures from dead insects. San Francisco Chronicle 2/26/13


The Bay Area Black Journalists Association hosted a tribute to Belva Davis at an event to benefit the Belva Davis Archive Project at San Francisco State University. San Francisco Chronicle 2/26/13


According to John Sullivan, professor of management, studies show that people who work at home are significantly more productive but less innovative. The Ledger 2/26/13


Student Decensae White, a senior guard/forward with the Gator men's basketball team, discusses a recent game against Cal Poly, Pomona. Comcast Sports Network 2/26/13


An SF State student rode in a float during San Francisco's Chinese New Year parade Saturday. KTVU 2/23/13 (clip not available online)


Decensae White's game-winning buzzer beater Friday to defeat Cal Poly Pomona was featured as one of the top 10 sports plays in the nation. ESPN 2/23/13 (clip not available online); KPIX San Francisco 2/23/13 (clip not available online)


Alum Khari Johnson was honored as a top employee of the Patch network of local news websites. Imperial Beach Patch 2/22/13


Alum and former SF State basketball player John Burton has struck up a friendship with former NBA star Ken Sears at a Watsonville hospital. Santa Cruz Sentinel 2/23/13


Alum Francisco Castillo is running for a seat on West Sacramento school board. WestSac.com 2/21/13


Jo Volkert, interim vice president for student affairs and enrollment management, talks about the proposal to impact nine additional majors. KCBS 2/21/13 (clip unavailable online)


SF State is in discussions with award-winning Bay Area journalist Belva Davis to house a digital archive of her papers on campus. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 2/21/13


Alum Frances Stark is opening a new, retrospective art show that incorporates her college transcript. San Francisco Chronicle 2/20/13


Poets CA Conrad and Kazim Ali appeared at SF State' Poetry Center on Thursday. San Francisco Chronicle 2/20/13


A collaboration, called Jazz@Work, by Professor Ronald Purser and Lecturer Andrew Speight, to use jazz to teach team dynamics and foster creativity in business. CCTV's Biz Asia 2/20/13

 


A study on punctuality by alumna Diane DeLonzor suggests that people who are chronically late may also suffer from anxiety, procrastination and other challenges. WOGX, WOFL 2/19/13 (clips unavailable online).


Researchers at SF State's Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies have learned that nitrogen in the ocean causes the growth of toxic algae. Marin Independent Journal 2/19/13


SF State announced a proposal to "impact" nine additional majors beginning Fall 2014 in an effort to help students in those majors graduate. San Francisco Examiner 2/19/13 ; KGO 2/19/13 (clip unavailable online)


A new report about LGBT kids and teens references a study by SF State's Family Acceptance Project that shows LGBT youths who are highly rejected by their families are at increased risk for suicide, depression, illegal drug use and HIV and STDs. KOAA Colorado Springs 2/19/13


San Francisco State University Foundation board member Tom Driscoll is mentioned in a story about people who host classical music concerts in their homes. San Francisco Classical Voice 2/19/13


This feature story profiles Mariel Vazquez, associate professor of mathematics, calling her a “scientific star.” Hispanic Outlook Magazine 2/18/13 (subscription only)


Under proposed legislation introduced by state Sen. Leland Yee last week, students at San Francisco State would be guaranteed an on-campus polling place for any primary or general election held in the county. San Francisco Chronicle 2/18/13


Under proposed legislation introduced by state Sen. Leland Yee last week, students at San Francisco State would be guaranteed an on-campus polling place for any primary or general election held in the county. SF Bay 2/18/13; KCBS 2/18/13 (clip unavailable online)


In this interview with the late Chief Wilma Mankiller, she talks about the many cultures she encountered while attending San Francisco State and the impact of other women on her life. OETA (PBS) 2/18/13 (clip unavailable online)


Professor of Social Sciences Sherry Keith is interviewed by Taiwanese news at the Green School in Bali, Indonesia. Taiwan TV 2/18/13  (Clip in Chinese)


Lars Jenson, head coach for wrestling, comments on the possible removal of wrestling from the next Olympics. KCBS 2/17/13 (clip unavailable online)


Alum Koray Lucas and his mother created Radiant Wrap, a hospital gown designed specifically for patients undergoing upper-body radiation. ABC (local) 2/17/13


Proposed legislation to tax oil production would generate an estimated $2 billion in annual revenue for state parks and schools, including SF State. Pacifica Patch 2/16/13


An SF State study, led by Professor Allen LeBlanc, seeks same-sex couples to better understand how same-sex couples experience social stress together. Bay Area Reporter 2/14/13


According to this article, one teenager who might attend SF State said she was shocked to see that fewer than half the students graduate within six years. Santa Cruz Sentinel 2/14/13


New legislation was introduced that would tax oil production, sending millions to fund the California State University system. Millbrae Patch 2/14/13


Alumnus Marcus Gardley is interviewed about his play that focuses on his south Berkeley community. KQET 2/13/13 (clip not available)


Student Rachel Fisiiahi, who was studying forensics, died in a car crash on Tuesday. San Francisco Chronicle 2/12/13


Alumna Robin Scheswohl, who is a staff photographer at the Public Utilities Commission, is helping to photograph the entire Hetch Hetchy Water System. San Francisco Chronicle 2/12/13


American Hellenic Council has honored Thanasis Maskaleris with the Theodore Saloutos Award for his dedication to the Greek language and literature, citing his scholarship at SF State. Greek Reporter 2/12/13


Di Rosa has opened its biennial show “MFA Selections” showcasing the work of artists who recently completed their Master of Fine Art degrees at Bay Area art schools and colleges, including SF State. Napa Valley Register 2/13/13


This article focuses on the effectiveness of the Associate Degree for Transfer program. San Francisco Chronicle 2/21/13


Alumnus Koray Lucas and his mother have created Radiant Wrap, a business that creates attractive gowns for women who are undergoing cancer treatment. San Francisco Chronicle 2/12/13


Student radio station KSFS is cited as one of the earliest student-run stations in the Bay Area. Radio Survivor 2/12/13


Student Shelby Stone is among the diverse group of people opting to drive their car for Lyft, a ride-sharing service using GPS-enabled mobile apps that let riders and drivers find each other in real time. The Reporter 2/10/13


The local band Tea Leaf Green, some of whose members attended SF State, is profiled. Aspen Times 2/8/13


President-emeritus Robert Corrigan commented on the appointment of Bob Linscheid as president of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce.  Chico News & Review 2/7/13


Nitrogen in ocean waters fuels the growth of two tiny but toxic phytoplankton species that are harmful to marine life and human health, warns a new study co-authored by William Cochlan, senior research scientist at the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies. Water World 2/6/13


Alum Susan Abelmann is featured in an article about asking for charity contributions instead of traditional holiday gifts. Middle East North Africa Financial Network 2/5/2012


An SF State student is quoted in a story about ride-sharing car services in San Francisco. San Mateo Daily Journal 2/4/13; Sydney Morning Herald 2/4/13; Edge on the Net 2/4/13


Poet Robert Duncan, who is reported to have worked at the Poetry Center at SF State, is featured in a recently reissued memoir about what it was like to be gay in San Francisco in the 1950s. San Francisco Chronicle 2/2/13


Student Shelby Stone is among the diverse group of people opting to drive their car for Lyft, a ride-sharing service using GPS-enabled mobile apps that let riders and drivers find each other in real time. Watertown Public Opinion 2/4/13


John Logan comments on the announcement of a temporary moratorium on protests against WalMart by labor unions. Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal 2/4/2013


Alum and former football coach Jaime Hill has been named defense coordinator for Portland State University's football team. The News Tribune 2/4/2013


The QR codes used on posters and flyers help inform students of the availability of food trucks on campus. Alicie in Wonderland 2/4/13


Students Isaiah and Zak Jimenez are featured in an article about siblings who play the same sport. San Francisco Chronicle 2/2/2013


2012 Alumnus of the Year Jose Antonio Vargas is travelling the country campaigning for immigration reform. Marianas Variety 2/1/13


High school students from across Northern California will participate in the Sea Lion Bowl held at SF State, an annual ocean science competition. Lodi News-Sentinel 2/1/13


Alum Randy Bobst-McKay has been hired as the executive director of a public radio station in Ashland, Ore. The Mail Tribune 2/1/13


January

2012 Alumnus of the Year Jose Antonio Vargas, who is travelling the country campaigning for immigration reform, is profiled and interviewed. MSNBC TV 1/30/13 (Clip not available online)


Associate Professor of History Philip Dreyfus explains the trend of young San Francisco entrepreneurs who live in closets and laundry rooms to save money while pursuing startup dreams. ABC 23 TV Bakersfield online 1/31/13


Professor of Management John Sullivan says when hiring, companies favor candidates referred to them by current employees over candidates found on job boards. Deccan Herald 1/31/13


An exhibit that recently opened in the Art Gallery at the Cesar Chavez Student Center, titled "Voices from Japan," features traditional Japanese poems written in response to the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami. KALW Radio San Francisco 1/31/13


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on the announcement of a temporary moratorium on protests against WalMart by labor unions. The Nation blog 1/31/13


Professor of Management John Sullivan says when hiring, companies favor candidates referred to them by current employees over candidates found on job boards. Business Insider 1/30/13


Alum Ana Carranza is featured in a story about the possibility of immigration reform and policies that aim to halt deportations. Catholic San Francisco 1/30/13


Alum and author Cecelia Arrington will speak about her childhood attending a racially segregated school in Alabama. The West Alabama Watchman 1/30/13


An opinion piece about a bill in the California legislature that would encourage high school students to pursue a science, technology, engineering and math education mentions SF State as a possible pilot for the program. Fox & Hounds 1/30/13


A flood in the Creative Arts building on campus caused classes to be cancelled or rescheduled on Wednesday. ABC 7 TV San Francisco online 1/30/13 ; KTVU 2 TV San Francisco 1/30/13; KCBS Radio San Francisco 1/30/13; KOFY TV San Francisco 1/30/13; KRON TV San Francisco 1/30/13 (Clips not available online)


Alum Stanley Mazor, the co-inventor of the earliest computer microprocessor, is profiled. Ashland Daily Tidings 1/30/13


The Stone Foxes, a popular rock band whose members all graduated from SF State, is interviewed. Seattle Music Insider 1/30/13


Alum and filmmaker John Sullivan, who makes political documentaries, is profiled. San Diego Union Tribune 1/30/13


Student Diana Weng won the Miss Singtao beauty pagent in December. New America Media 1/29/13


Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about recently released nationwide union membership figures. The Hill blog 1/29/13


Alum and film director Jeff McLoughlin is interviewed about his new documentary "The Condor's Shadow," which examines the endangered California Condor. The Santa Barbara Independent 1/29/13


Student Eva Morales is featured in an article about students who helped seniors learn about new technology at a Ventura County senior recreation center. Ventura County Star 1/29/13


An opinion piece about semantics mentions the work of former SF State president S.I. Hayakawa. The Bakersfield Californian 1/29/13


Alum Hari Dillon was sentenced to prison for laundering money at the Vanguard Public Foundation, a social justice charity. The San Francisco Chronicle 1/29/13


A column about seasonal affective disorder references a study by Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto that suggests smiling can improve one's mood. Canoe Health 1/28/13


An SF State student talks about using energy drinks in an article about sleep-related spending. TIME 1/28/13


Professor of Management John Sullivan says when hiring, companies favor candidates referred to them by current employees over candidates found on job boards. The New York Times 1/27/13; The Economic Times 1/28/13


SF State alum Tim Hern has been appointed associate superintendent of the Lodi Unified School District. Lodi News 1/26/13


An SF State student tried his hand as a street performer by betting people he could solve a Rubik's Cube in under two minutes. San Francisco Chronicle 1/26/13


SF State alum Zel Anders has opened a clothing shop that specializes in suits for women. San Francisco Chronicle 1/25/13


Venesia Thompson has been appointed Chief of Operations for University Advancement. San Francisco Business Times 1/24/13


Alumna Virgie Tovar, the editor of a book about body image, comments on a study that found people can be overweight yet healthy. Peninsula Press 1/28/13


Alumna Zel Anders has opened a store selling suits tailored for women called "Tomboy Tailor." San Francisco Chronicle 1/28/13


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on the current strength of unions in California compared to other states. Los Angeles Times 1/24/13


Professor of English Geoffrey Green will speak at an international symposium honoring the work of German composer Richard Wagner. The Times and Democrat 1/24/13


Alums and comedians Janet Varney, Cole Stratton and David Owen are interviewed about SF Sketchfest, which they founded in 2002. San Francisco Bay Guardian 1/23/13; KGO Radio San Francisco 1/23/13 (Clip not available online)


Alum Christopher Chen has been awarded a Glickman Award, bestowed annually on the best new Bay Area theatre writer, for his play "The Hundred Flowers Project." San Francisco Chronicle 1/23/13


The Julliard String Quartet will perform at SF State as part of the Morrison Artist's Series of free chamber music concerts. Examiner.com 1/24/13


Professor of Political Science Robert Smith comments on the political career of Oakland Deputy Mayor Sandré Swanson. East Bay Express 1/23/13


Student Sabrina Hernandez, who earns money by taking care of dogs through the website DogVacay, is profiled as part of a story on the "share economy." Forbes 1/23/13


Alum Christopher Chen has been awarded a Glickman Award, bestowed annually on the best new Bay Area theater writer, for his play "The Hundred Flowers Project." San Jose Mercury News 1/22/13


Alum and renowned harpist and harp maker Chris Caswell passed away this week. The Press Democrat 1/22/13


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on the future of the National Labor Relations Board during President Obama's second term. Rick Smith Radio Show 1/22/13 (Clip not available online)


Former football coach Vic Rowan dies at 93. San Francisco Chronicle 1/21/13


Comic Greg Proops reminisces about taking classes at SF State from San Francisco Chronicle critic Joel Selvin. San Francisco Chronicle 1/21/13


The SF Sketchfest comedy festival, founded by SF State alumni, is the focus of this feature article. San Francisco Chronicle 1/20/13 


This week Randall Kline, the executive artistic director and founder of SFJAZZ who became enamored with jazz through classes at SF State, will oversee the opening of the $63 million SFJAZZ Center, the first free-standing building in the country created expressly for the American-born art form. Sacramento Bee 1/20/13; San Francisco Chronicle 1/20/13


An exhibition of photographs, organized by the Labor Archives and Research Center, focuses on the lives of farmworkers and their leader, Cesar Chavez. San Francisco Chronicle 5/20/13 (subscription required)


Phil Klasky, lecturer in the College of Ethnic Studies, will discuss his work with the Southern Paiute people to create a physical and spiritual map of the sacred Salt Songs on Wednesday at the Fairfax Library. Marin IJ 1/18/13 


Former SF State football coach Vic Rowen died this week; he is scheduled to be inducted into the Jewish SportsHall of Fame of Northern California on Jan. 27. J Weekly 1/17/13; KGO Radio San Francisco 1/17/13; KCBS Radio San Francisco 1/17/13 (Clips not available online)


Alum Andrea Kuchlewska has written a new play that will premiere in Hollywood in February. BroadwayWorld.com 1/17/13


The Great Sunflower Project, a citizen science project founded by Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn to monitor bee populations, is profiled. Discover Magazine online 1/16/13


Film Archivist Alex Cherian explains his work reviewing and cataloguing the history of the Bay Area's local TV news footage. NBC Bay Area.com 1/16/13


Professor of Jazz Studies Dianthe Spencer comments on the economic recession's effect on live music venues. East Bay Express 1/16/13


A recent opinion piece by Director of Labor Studies John Logan about the National Labor Relations Board is discussed. The Hill blog 1/16/13


Orlando Harris has been named the new Executive Director of Business Development and Marketing for SF State's College of Business. San Francisco Business Times 1/16/13


Assistant Professor of Management Jennifer Tosti-Kharas has found that identification with one's former employer can promote well-being among the unemployed. SF Weekly 1/16/13


SF State students helped conduct surveys that were considered in San Francisco's recent decision to ban smoking at outdoor festivals. The Epoch Times 1/16/13


Alum Steve Eckert has been named the executive director of a behavioral health agency serving Marin, Sonoma and Napa counties. North Bay Business Journal 1/16/13


Alum Thomas Chang has become the executive director of an elder care program in North Carolina. The Lexington Dispatch 1/15/13


SF State's Yehudi Menuhin Chamber Music Seminar and Festival, a series of classes and performances organized by artists-in-residence the Alexander String Quartet, will be held Feb. 1-3. San Francisco Chronicle 1/15/13


Alum Elliot Schneider, a former San Lorenzo High School teacher who is pursuing a music career after battling cancer, is profiled. Contra Costa Times 1/14/13


Alum and acclaimed author Evan S. Connell died last week. The Guardian UK 1/14/13


Renowned California journalist Belva Davis will be honored at a Feb. 23 fundraiser for a journalism scholarship at SF State. San Jose Mercury News 1/14/13


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on the new union status for truckers serving ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach. Los Angeles Business Journal 1/14/13 (Subscription required)


Student S. Patrick Wynne writes about youth crime and the ineffectiveness of "zero tolerance" policies for minor infractions at U.S. schools. Youth Today 1/14/13


Alum Dan Dibley, who hosts a morning sports radio show on a local station, is profiled. Marin Independent Journal 1/13/13


A pre-event was held last week prior to a major party scheduled for Feb. 23 to raise money for SF State's journalism department. San Francisco Chronicle 1/13/13


An opinion piece about Jewish students participating in the Birthright program references the participation rate at SF State. J Weekly 1/31/13


Public Administration Lecturer Steven Moss writes about his decision to run for San Francisco's District 10 supervisor. The Potrero View 1/12/13


Director of Labor Studies John Logan writes about recent labor policy disputes on the National Labor Relations Board. The Hill blog 1/11/13


SF State's 1968 student strike is mentioned in an analysis of the most important U.S. student strikes. WNYX Radio New York 1/11/13 (Clip not available online)


Alum Luis Aroche, a former gang member who now helps young offenders as an alternative sentencing planner for the San Francisco district attorney's office, is profiled. NBC Latino 1/10/13


A story on a legislative effort in Florida to require safety alarms in childcare vehicles references a study by SF State researchers concerning heatstroke-related deaths in cars. The Palm Beach Post 1/10/13


Jeff Lambert, who is reported to have studied at SF State, describes his role as assistant director of the National Film Preservation Foundation in San Francisco. The Columbus Dispatch 1/10/13


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on the new union status for truckers serving ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach. Huffington Post 1/10/13


Alum Liz Bass, who recently finished her term on the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors, reflects on her years in public service. The Union Democrat 1/10/13


Alum Christina Entrekin comments on her new role as director of a social services program in San Diego. San Diego Union Tribune 1/10/13


SF State has received a federal grant to help train local residents to work in the San Francisco's technology industry. San Francisco Examiner 1/9/13


Director of Labor Studies John Logan comments on the new union status for truckers serving ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach. Daily Breeze 1/9/13; Daily Bulletin 1/9/13


Philip P. Choy, 2005 recipient of the President’s Medal at SF State, has written a book about the history of San Francisco's Chinatown. The San Francisco Chronicle 1/9/13


Alum John Cardinale, who recently struggled to beat a cancer diagnosis, is profiled. The Press Democrat 1/9/13


Alum and Oscar-winning film producer Irving Saraf died in December. The San Francisco Chronicle 1/9/13


A story about emerging trends in journalism education mentions an iPad app produced by SF State's student newspaper, the Golden Gate Xpress. PBS.org 1/8/13


A story about the challenges that LGBT people face in Chinese society 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. What's On Xiamen 1/8/13


Philip P. Choy, 2005 recipient of the President’s Medal at SF State, is interviewed about the early history of Chinese-Americans in San Francisco. KQED Radio San Francisco 1/8/12 (Clip not available online)


Alum Robin Fogel-Shrive writes about new educational core standards that will soon take effect in California. Lake County Record-Bee. 1/8/13


Alum Gyasi Ross, an acclaimed guitarist and songwriter, will perform at San Francisco's Café Du Nord. Examiner.com 1/7/13


Alum and renowned San Francisco jewelry designer Joy Opfer is profiled. San Francisco Chronicle 1/6/13


A story about the challenges that LGBT people face in Chinese society 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. China Daily 1/6/13


Victims of a home invasion robbery in a Richmond District apartment identify themselves as SF State students. KNTV TV San Francisco 1/3/13; KRON TV San Francisco 1/3/13; KPIX TV San Francisco 1/3/13 (Clips not available online)


A student thanks his friends at SF State before winning prize money on "The Price is Right" game show. WWJ TV Detroit 1/3/13; KUTV Salt Lake City 1/3/13; WREG Memphis 1/3/13; KXII TV Sherman, TX 1/3/13; KTVT Dallas 1/3/12 (Clips not available online)


Alumna and poet Rebecca Schumejda will read her latest work at a writers workshop in Upstate New York. Saugerties Post-Star 1/3/13


Filmmaker Mark Penney, who is reported to have studied at SF State, will soon release his film "Coldwater." The Oakville Beaver 1/3/13


Victims of a home invasion robbery in a Richmond District apartment identify themselves as SF State students. KGO Radio San Francisco 1/3/13 (Clip not available online)


Alum and filmmaker Sean Lynch is preparing to release his new film "Prep School." Visalia Times-Delta blog 1/3/13


A teen who will perform at an upcoming chamber music festival held at SF State is profiled. San Ramon Express 1/6/13; University Place Patch 1/3/13


Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Studies Alex Gerould comments on rising crime rates in San Jose. KGO Radio 1/2/13 (Clip not available online)


Alum Tall Sasha, a popular DJ and music producer, will perform Saturday. San Francisco Examiner 1/2/13


Theatre Arts Lecturer Lily Janiak writes about the top Bay Area artists to watch in 2013, including Theatre Arts Lecturer Lauren English. SF Weekly blog 1/2/13


Alum and poet Allan Davis Winans is profiled. Mission Local 1/1/13


Before coming to SF State, graduate student Felicity Harris took part in a program that helps at-risk youth explore careers in health care. NBC Nightly News 1/1/13


Alum and art dealer Sharon Dellamonica is profiled. Napa Valley Register 1/1/13