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A colorful mural with a brown buffalo, and depictions of the faces of Asian American historical figures. Images of the 1968 Third World Liberation Front strikers are also present.

Asian American Studies Department celebrates 50th anniversary with gala »

Pulitzer Prize-winning alumnus Jose Antonio Vargas has been tapped as the event’s keynote speaker.


Bold Thinkers

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Q&A: The drama of a bird’s nest

Associate Professor of Biology Andrew Zink answers questions about cooperation and conflict in nature.

Getting women scientists the credit they deserve

A new study by SF State biologists is already helping to spotlight overlooked researchers.
Dennis Desjardin posing with a large mushroom

The Namesmith

Professor of Biology Dennis Desjardin has named almost 300 fungi species. It was only a matter of time before he started having fun with it.
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Study reveals strength of Filipino community ties in San Francisco

Community-based organizations, channeling the Filipino concept of “kapwa,” fill an important gap in city support for Filipino immigrants.