SF State in the News 2020

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


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November

Lecturer of Race and Resistance Studies Jamal Dajani discussed a recent statement by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during a visit to Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Arab News 11/24/2020

 


Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln wrote an op-ed about President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 response strategy. The Hill 11/23/2020

Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan wrote an op-ed about the potential for a new Secretary of Labor under the Biden Administration. The Hill 11/22/2020

Professor and Chair of Journalism Rachele Kanigel and “The Diversity Style Guide,” which she edits, were cited in an article about offensive terms to avoid using in the workplace. Forbes 11/22/2020

Director of the Health Equity Institute Jesus Ramirez-Valles discussed the challenge of finding LGBTQ-affirming facilities for senior citizens. Care.com 11/21/2020

SF State student James Aguilar discussed studying remotely in an article about the surge in online cheating during the pandemic. The Star 11/23/2020

Alumnus Danny Glover, an activist and actor, discussed the importance of building community on the podcast “Real Change.” KSKA-FM 11/20/2020

Actor, director and former professional athlete Carl Weathers, an alumnus, was profiled. Newsweek 11/20/2020


Professor of History Marc Stein discussed the need for better political representation for the LGBTQ community. USA Today 11/20/2020 (This article was published in 26 news outlets.)

Alumna Jane Rudebusch discussed her research on sea otters in San Francisco Bay. Santa Cruz Sentinel 11/19/2020

Alumnus Michael Corrigan wrote an op-ed about the 2020 presidential election. Idaho State Journal 11/19/2020

Alumnus and singer Johnny Mathis was featured in an article about the 2020 Casino Entertainment Awards. KKCW-FM 11/19/2020


A statement by Professor of Psychology Kenneth Monteiro was quoted in an article about the CSU’s new Ethnic Studies requirement. SF Gate 11/18/2020

Alumna Jane Rudebusch discussed her research on sea otters in San Francisco Bay. East Bay Times 11/19/2020; The Mercury News 11/19/2020

SF State’s Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability was mentioned in an article about the history of a state institution in Waltham, Massachusetts. WBUR-FM 11/19/2020

 


A statement by Professor of Psychology Kenneth Monteiro was quoted in an article about the CSU’s new Ethnic Studies requirement. Edsource 11/18/2020

Assistant Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David Peña-Guzmán was interviewed on a podcast about how educators are adjusting to the pandemic. Edsurge 11/17/2020

Professor of Management Ronald Purser wrote an article about the misuse of mindfulness practices. Healthy Magazine 11/17/2020

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the passage of Proposition 22, which allows rideshare companies to avoid classifying their drivers as employees. Los Angeles Times 11/15/2020

A profile of philanthropist Lyna Lam and her foundation referenced her $25 million gift to the SF State Lam Family College of Business along with her husband, alumnus Chris Larsen. San Jose Business Journal 11/17/2020

Alumna Heidi Smith has been promoted to director of new client development at Foundation Homes Property Management in Kentfield. North Bay Business Journal 11/17/2020


Research by Professor of Psychology Ryan T. Howell was cited in a list of ways to stay positive during the pandemic. MSN 11/17/2020

Associate Professor of Economics Philip King co-wrote an op-ed about how short-term rentals might be able to help local economies affected by the pandemic. Voice of San Diego 11/16/2020

Alumna and actress Annette Bening discussed her work with the American Conservatory Theater. San Francisco Chronicle 11/17/2020

 


Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwright discussed how human service professionals can better support Black youth. The Royal Gazette 11/15/2020

Professor of Art Jeff Downing discussed a new environmental art installation designed to monitor the high water mark of the biannual king tides. San Francisco Chronicle 11/15/2020

Professor of English Language & Literature Michael Krasny announced his retirement as host of KQED’s “Forum.” The Mercury News 11/15/2020; East Bay Times 11/15/2020; Marin Independent Journal 11/14/2020

Professor of Cinema Steven Kovacs commented on famous movie scenes filmed in San Francisco. KGO-TV 11/13/2020

Associate Professor of Journalism Sachi Cunningham was interviewed about the documentary “Crutch,” which she co-directed. Tribune-Review 11/13/2020

Associate Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Rabab Abdulhadi was a speaker at an event about human rights and social justice for Palestinians. The Eagle 11/12/2020

SF State students Sora Matsushita, Om Dhankara and Chayanee Jantradaval discussed how the pandemic and immigration uncertainty are impacting their studies. KQED 11/13/2020

Palestinian diplomat Saeb Erekat, an alumnus, was remembered. The Irish Times 11/14/2020


Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the passage of Proposition 22, which exempts app-based transportation companies like Lyft and Uber from having to provide benefits to certain employees. Rome News-Tribune 11/13/2020

Assistant Professor of Psychology Gaurav Suri was quoted in an article about how the pandemic is testing our ability to make decisions. Axios 11/12/2020

Alumni George Marcus, Judy Marcus and Chris Larsen were listed as some of SF State’s largest donors. San Francisco Business Times 11/13//2020

The death of Palestinian diplomat Saeb Erekat, an alumnus, was discussed in an article about Palestinian leadership. The Jerusalem Post 11/13/2020

Alumnus Michael Corrigan wrote an op-ed about the results of the 2020 presidential election. Idaho State Journal 11/12/2020

SF State was listed amongst the largest Bay Area universities and colleges. San Francisco Business Times 11/13/2020

 


Professor Emeritus of Political Science Richard DeLeon was quoted in two SF Weekly articles about politics in San Francisco. SF Weekly 11/11/2020; SF Weekly 11/11/2020

Professor of English Language & Literature Michael Krasny was quoted in an article about his retirement as host of KQED’s “Forum.” J. Weekly 11/11//2020

President of the SF State student group Israel Team Zachary Weinstein discussed what Joseph Biden winning the presidential election means to him. J. Weekly 11/10/2020

Palestinian politician and diplomat Saeb Erekat, an alumnus, died due to complications of COVID-19. NPR 11/11/2020

 


Professor Emeritus of Political Science Richard DeLeon was quoted in two SF Weekly articles about politics in San Francisco. SF Weekly 11/11/2020; SF Weekly 11/11/2020

Professor of English Language & Literature Michael Krasny was quoted in an article about his retirement as host of KQED’s “Forum.” J. Weekly 11/11//2020

President of the SF State student group Israel Team Zachary Weinstein discussed what Joseph Biden winning the presidential election means to him. J. Weekly 11/10/2020

Palestinian politician and diplomat Saeb Erekat, an alumnus, died due to complications of COVID-19. NPR 11/11/2020

 


Professor of Biology Kathy Boyer discussed her research on sea hares and seagrass. KQED 11/10/2020

Palestinian politician and diplomat Saeb Erekat, an alumnus, died due to complications of COVID-19. BBC News 11/10/2020; Associated Press 11/10/2020; Reuters UK 11/10/2020 (This topic was covered by 475 news outlets.)

Former faculty member John Irwin’s role as the founder of Project Rebound was discussed in an article about the success of the program at Stanislaus State University. The Modesto Bee 11/10/2020


Professor and Chair of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri wrote an article about the legacy of the Trump administration. Tehran Times 11/7/2020

Assistant Professor of Political Science Rebecca Eissler discussed the 2020 election. KTVU-TV 11/8/2020; KPIX 11/8/2020; KCBA-TV 11/8/2020

 (KPIX and KCBA-TV clips not available.)

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discussed how the presidential election impacts Republicans in the GOP. KCBS-AM 11/8/2020 (Clip not available.)

Alumnus and retired Novato Police Captain Reginald Lyles was a guest on the television show “Mosaic.” KPIX 11/8/2020 (Clip not available.)

An op-ed criticizing the use of software to monitor testing for remote learning mentioned a resolution passed by SF State’s Academic Senate that would ban third-party proctoring. NBC News 11/7/2020


Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the results of the 2020 election. Mission Local 11/5/2020; San Francisco Chronicle 11/5/2020

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman commented on President Trump’s allegations of voter fraud. San Francisco Chronicle 11/5/2020

Associate Professor of Journalism Sachi Cunningham was interviewed about the documentary “Crutch,” which she co-directed. KQED 11/5/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the Asian American vote on the NPR podcast “Think.” NPR 11/3/2020


Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the impact of approving Proposition B, which will create a new city department dedicated to cleaning up the streets. KTVU 11/5/2020

Professor and Chair of English Language & Literature Gitanjali Shahani discussed how our culinary habits shape who we are. The Lewiston Tribune 11/5/2020

Assistant Professor of Political Science Rebecca Eissler discussed how the presidential election impacts the race for senate. KTVU 11/3/2020

Former faculty member and Congressman Ro Khanna was mentioned in an article about Indian American candidates in the U.S. elections. Quartz India 11/5/2020

The formation of the Third World Liberation Front by students at SF State and the 1968 student strike were discussed in an article about potential opposition to new requirements for ethnic studies in California schools. Route Fifty 11/5/2020

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on the ballot-counting process for the U.S. presidential election. KRON 4 11/4/2020 (Clip not available online.)

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the factors that influence Asian-American voters. KERA 11/3/2020

An article about efforts to make the SF State School of Music more inclusive quoted several faculty members, including School of Music Professor Hafez Modirzadeh and School of Music Director and Professor Cyrus Ginwala. San Francisco Classical Voice 11/3/2020

School of Art Professor Jeff Downing’s aquatic sculptures will be exhibited later this month at the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art. Pacific Sun 11/3/2020

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Robert C. Smith was quoted in a piece criticizing the U.S. Electoral College. Tehran Times 11/3/2020

Student Maggie Vinzant cofounded the Sacramento Community Fridge, a nonprofit food-share program. SacTown Magazine 11/3/2020

Alumna Rhodesia Ransom is a candidate for the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors. Stockton Record 11/3/2020


Assistant Professor of Psychology Melissa Hagan discussed a study she conducted on the stress experienced by students during the 2016 presidential election. The Atlantic 11/3/2020

Assistant Vice President for Teaching and Learning Maggie Beers and SF State student James Aguilar were featured in an article about how universities are working to resolve the issue of increased cheating during remote learning. San Francisco Chronicle 11/3/2020

An article about election races to watch includes Lecturer of Race and Resistance Studies Jackie Fielder as a candidate for Senate District 11. Associated Press 11/3/2020 (This article was featured in 10 news outlets.)

Assistant Professor of Political Science Rebecca Eissler commented on the popularity of the “I Voted” sticker. Loredo Morning Times 11/3/2020

A study by Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel on ranked-choice voting was cited. Wall Street Journal 11/2/2020

Lecturer for Recreation, Parks & Tourism Manav Thapar discussed his passion for surfing. San Francisco Chronicle 10/31/2020

Sales and Marketing Director for Ceja Vineyards Dalia Ceja Swedelson, an alumna, received a North Bay Latino business leadership award. The Sonoma Index-Tribune 10/30/2020

 

 


Lecturer of Asian American Studies Philip Nguyen discussed political differences between older and younger generations of Vietnamese Americans. Los Angeles Times 11/2/2020

An SF State news story about Professor of Cinema Celine Parreñas Shimizu’s new documentary “The Celine Archive” was cited. Inquirer 11/2/2020

Alumna Vanni Leung was interviewed about her newly launched biodegradable and vegan fashion house in Northern California. Fortune 11/1/2020

Educational Outreach Coordinator for SF State’s Estuary & Ocean Science Center Erin Blackwood commented on San Francisco Giants fans purchasing cardboard cutouts featuring their photos to be placed in seats during games. San Francisco Chronicle 10/31/2020

Alums Susan Vaughan and Evelyn Engel wrote an op-ed about a proposition that would impact worker’s rights if passed. San Francisco Examiner 10/31/2020

Sales and Marketing Director for Ceja Vineyards Dalia Ceja Swedelson, an alumna, received a North Bay Latino business leadership award. North Bay Business Journal 10/30/2020

Chief of Operations for Santa Rosa Community Health Gabriela “Gaby” Bernal-Leroi, an alumna, received a North Bay Latino business leadership award. North Bay Business Journal 10/30/2020

Enrollment numbers at SF State were mentioned in an article about enrollment at University of California, San Diego. The San Diego Union-Tribune 10/28/2020

Alumna Cathy Sandeen will be the new president of Cal State East Bay. SF Gate 10/30/2020; KCBS-AM 10/30/2020; KTVU-TV 10/30/2020 (This topic was featured in four news outlets. KCBS-AM and KTVU-TV clips not available.)

Alumnus Hugo Mata received a North Bay Latino business leadership award. North Bay Business Journal 10/30/2020

Alumnus Michael Corrigan wrote an op-ed about election- and pandemic-related stress. Idaho State Journal 10/29/2020

 


October

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on an increase in hate crimes against Asians. China Daily 10/29/2020

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee is a San Francisco Board of Supervisors District One candidate. KPIX-TV 10/28/2020; SF Gate 10/28/2020

Professor of Asian American Studies Dan Gonzales and Professor Emeritus of Asian American Studies Laureen Chew discussed the 1968 student strike on an episode of the PBS docuseries “Asian Americans.” WHYY-TV 10/28/2020 (Clip not available.)

SF State student Kathryn Reeve commented on the challenges parents are facing working from home while helping their children learn remotely. ABC 10 10/29/2020

Alumnus Ian Conover was interviewed about the bakery he and his wife own. Petaluma Argus-Courier 10/29/2020

Enrollment numbers at SF State were mentioned in a news segment about the impact of remote learning on the CSU. KABC-AM 10/28/2020; KTVU-TV 10/28/2020 (KTVU clip not available.)

The new Liberal and Creative Arts building at SF State was listed among local university and college construction projects. San Francisco Business Times 10/28/2020

 


Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk discussed the history of voting in the U.S. Player FM 10/26/2020

A study co-authored by Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin was discussed in an article about Joe Biden’s plans for the U.S. Supreme Court. The Daily Wire 10/27/2020

Dean of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi commented on a new LGBTQ Japanese American pioneer exhibit. Nichi Bei 10/26/2020

A study by researchers at SF State about the trauma experienced by students during the 2016 presidential election was referenced in an article about anxiety surrounding the 2020 election. MSNBC 10/26/2020

The 1968 student strike at SF State was discussed in an article about the 50th anniversary of City College’s Extended Opportunity Programs and Services. The Guardsman 10/25/2020


Assistant Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator discussed her education and her book “To Live and Defy in LA: How Gangsta Rap Changed America.” Player FM 10/26/2020

Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk commented on Kamala Harris’ candidacy for vice president. The Atlantic 10/26/2020

The HyFlex learning model developed by Associate Professor of Equity, Leadership Studies and Instructional Technologies Brian Beatty was reviewed. The Chronicle of Higher Education 10/26/2020

Professor of Management Ronald Purser was cited in an op-ed about mindfulness. The Emory Wheel 10/24/2020

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on ranked-choice voting. Alianza Metropolitan News 10/23/2020

An interview with Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung about an increase in pandemic-related hate crimes against Asians was cited. London Daily 10/23/2020; Yahoo! Hong Kong 10/23/2020

Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwright was interviewed about a conference for human service professionals. The Royal Gazette 10/24/2020

SF State student Kathryn Reeve commented on the challenges parents are facing working from home while helping their children learn remotely. East Bay Times 10/26/2020; The Mercury News 10/26/2020

A report about pandemic-related hate crimes that the Asian American Studies Department contributed to was cited in an article about how the language of politicians has influenced discrimination against Asians. Asian Journal 10/24/2020

An article about the success of the Project Rebound program at Stanislaus State University discussed its origin at SF State. Turlock Journal 10/24/2020

 


Alumna Dorian Sylvain received an art award. Hyde Park Herald 10/22/2020

Alumnus Michael Corrigan wrote an op-ed about a news report about children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Idaho State Journal 10/22/2020

Alumna M. Susan McLemore wrote a letter to the editor regarding an op-ed about global climate change. Fairfield Daily Republic 10/21/2020

 


Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on ranked-choice voting. El Tecolote 10/22/2020

Former faculty member John Irwin’s role as the founder of Project Rebound was discussed in an article about the program’s success at other CSU campuses. The Star 10/22/2020

Owner of the San Francisco-based clothing line New Skool Nate Tan, an alumnus, discussed making custom face masks. The Bold Italic 10/22/2020

The student strike and the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were discussed in an article about ethnic studies programs in California schools. Inside Higher Ed 10/22/2020

SF State’s Department of Africana Studies was listed among the groups aiding the San Francisco Unified School District in creating a Black Studies curriculum. KRDO 10/21/2020; KMIZ-TV 10/21/2020

 


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung’s comments at a press briefing were cited in an article about a rise in anti-Asian racism linked to the pandemic. Huffington Post 10/21/2020, Yahoo! News 10/21/2020

Assistant Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David Peña-Guzmán was interviewed on a podcast about how educators are adjusting to the pandemic. Edsurge 10/21/2020

Alumna Kimberly Hines is running for a position on the board of the Cabrillo Unified School District. Half Moon Bay Review 10/21/2020

An article about the success of the Project Rebound program cited its origin at SF State. Fresno Bee 10/21/2020

SF State’s Department of Africana Studies was listed among the groups aiding the San Francisco Unified School District in creating a Black Studies curriculum. CBS Bay Area 10/20/2020

An article about university enrollment in the U.S. cited enrollment statistics at SF State. Christian Post 10/21/2020


Alumna Emma Rubin advocated for a campaign that encouraged public health officials to declare racist policing a crisis. MSN News 10/20/2020 ; Los Angeles Times 10/20/2020

Alumnus and composer Jon Gibson, who died earlier this month, was remembered. New York Times 10/19/2020


Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan commented on how unions are using ballot measures to help employees. Politico 10/19/2020

Associate Professor of Educational Administration and Coordinator of Educational Administration Credential and M.A. Programs Irina Okhremtchouk commented on the decision by University of California, Davis, to discontinue its teacher education master’s degree and credential program. Woodland Daily Democrat 10/18/2020

Assistant Professor of Political Science Rebecca Eissler commented on early voting. KTVU San Francisco 10/19/2020 ; KTVU 10/18/2020

Professor and Chair of Economics Anoshua Chaudhuri commented on how Bay Area retailers are preparing for holiday shopping during the pandemic. San Francisco Chronicle 10/18/2020

Associate Professor of Equity, Leadership Studies and Instructional Technologies Brian Beatty commented on the fatigue instructors are facing teaching both in-person and remotely during the pandemic. NBC News 10/18/2020

Assistant Professor of Political Science Rebecca Eissler commented on President Trump’s weekend Town Halls. KNTV-TV 10/18/2020 (Clip not available.)

The late Mary Lewis, an SF State professor and co-founder of the University’s Black Studies Department, was mentioned in an article about vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris.  MSN Arabia 10/17/2020

Media Relations Specialist Kent Bravo condemned white supremacy in an article about SF State student Cole Evan White, who faces a possible prison term for attacking anti-racism protesters in 2018. Press Democrat 10/16/2020 (This topic was covered by 114 news outlets.)

SF State student Tiffany Tonel discussed San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin’s use of their story in his campaign literature. San Francisco Chronicle 10/17/2020

Alumna Lwepaw Kacher, who works for a health care provider in Minnesota, discussed helping refugees through the COVID-19 crisis. Twin Cities Pioneer Press 10/18/2020

Alumna Lesli Fullerton-Pacis discussed her experience of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. KPIX-TV 10/17/2020

Alumna Rachel Kertz is a candidate for San Rafael City Council. MSN Now 10/18/2020; Yahoo! News          


Associate Professor of Educational Administration and Coordinator of Educational Administration Credential and M.A. Programs Irina Okhremtchouk commented on the possibility that University of California, Davis, will suspend its teacher education master’s degree and credential program. The Fresno Bee 10/15/2020 ; The Sacramento Bee 10/15/2020

Composer Jon Gibson, an alumnus, died Oct. 12. The Washington Post 10/15/2020; The Frederick News-Post 10/15/2020

SF State was mentioned in an article about how San Francisco is doing during the pandemic. SF Gate 10/16/2020


Director of the Family Acceptance Project at SF State Caitlin Ryan was referenced in an article about transphobia. Curve 10/15/2020

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was quoted in an article about ranked-choice voting. FilAm Star 10/15/2020

Alumna Susan Mayclin Stephenson published a new book on homeschooling. Eureka Times-Standard 10/15/2020

Vice Mayor for Daly City Juslyn Manalo, an alumnus, is up for re-election. FilAm Star 10/15/2020

Alumnus Bradley Estrin-Barks was selected as a writer for the ViacomCBS mentoring program. Hollywood Reporter 10/15/2020

Alumna Lisa Hicks-Dumanske is a candidate for the San Mateo County Community College Board of Trustees. The Almanac 10/14/2020


Professor of Management Ronald Purser wrote an article about Silicon Valley’s co-optation of “mindfulness” as a management tool. Pando 10/13/2020

Department of Equity, Leadership Studies, and Instructional Technologies Professor Judith Munter supported the San Benito County Free Library in securing a grant. BenitoLink 10/13/2020

Professor of Cinema Celine Parreñas Shimizu discussed her new documentary “The Celine Archive,” which examines the killing of a Filipina-American mother in 1932. Stockton Record 10/11/2020

Media Relations Specialist Kent Bravo condemned white supremacy in an article about SF State student Cole Evan White, who faces a possible prison term for attacking anti-racism protesters in 2018. (This Associated Press article was reprinted in six news outlets.) San Francisco Chronicle 10/12/2020

Alumnus Michael Phenicie is running for the Colusa County Board of Supervisors. Colusa County Sun-Herald10/14/2020

Alumnus and KTVU Chief Meteorologist Bill Martin referenced a class he took at SF State during an on-air weather segment. (Clip not available online.) KTVU 10/13/2020

Alumna Laura Carder is running for a position in Washington’s House of Representatives. The Spokesman-Review 10/7/2020

The San Francisco Unified School District plans to seek input from SF State’s Africana Studies Department for help developing a curriculum that highlights the contributions of Black Americans. (Clip not available online.) KQED 10/13/2020


Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan commented on a recent protest by Amazon employees. Yahoo! News – Philippines 10/13/2020 (This article was featured on two Yahoo news outlets.)

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto discussed how nonverbal cues can impact our perception of people in an article about the recent presidential debate. Salon 10/12/2020

SF State student housing was mentioned in an op-ed about the state census. San Francisco Chronicle 10/13/2020


SF State student Alondra Esquivel Garcia discussed the issues she faces studying remotely in a segment of the radio program “The California Report.” KPCC-FM 10/12/2020 (Clip not available.)

SF State students discussed how propositions would affect the Latino community in San Francisco. El Tecolote 10/12/2020

A poem by Sonia Sanchez, a former faculty member and co-founder of the University’s Black Studies Department, was featured in the new television drama “Lovecraft Country.” Nerdist 10/12/2020

Alumnus Okan Pekgil, a combat medic, discussed helping the Federal Emergency Management Agency respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Daily Republic 10/11/2020

Alumnus Cale Garamendi was interviewed as part of a “Homes of the Future” series. Authority Magazine 10/11/2020

Alumna Geraldine Arata discussed judging the Fairfield-Suisun City Visual Arts Association’s 57th annual Nor-Cal Regional Juried Art Show virtually. Daily Republic 10/11/2020

A report about pandemic-related hate crimes that the Asian American Studies Department contributed to was cited in an article about President Trump testing positive for COVID-19. Keene Sentinel 10/10/2020

 


Alumna Nancy Orr is a candidate for the Cardiff School District board. Encinitas Advocate 10/9/2020

The artwork of alumna Suzanne Jackson is part of an exhibition at the Frieze Viewing Room in London. Ocula Magazine 10/8/2020     


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto discussed how nonverbal cues can impact our perception of people in an article about the recent presidential debate. Undark 10/7/2020

Alumna Lares Feliciano discussed her latest film project, which focuses on the victims of police brutality. Westward 10/7/2020

Alumna Latosha Herron-Bruff is the first senior vice president for community engagement at the Dallas Regional Chamber. D Magazine 10/6/2020

The late Mary Lewis, an SF State professor and co-founder of the University’s Black Studies Department, was the godmother of vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris. The Hill 10/6/2020

Professional skateboarder and founder of the brand HUF Keith Hufnagel, a former student, died September 24. Wall Street Journal 10/7/2020

The founding of Project Rebound at SF State was discussed in an article about the success of a chapter of the program at Stanislaus State University. Turlock Journal 10/6/2020


Assistant Professor of Humanities and Liberal Studies David M. Peña-Guzmán was interviewed on the podcast “Pandemic Campus Diaries.” EdSurge 9/30/2020

The late Mary Lewis, an SF State professor and co-founder of the University’s Black Studies Department, was the godmother of vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris. Elle Magazine 10/6/2020 (This article was published in three news outlets.)

Photos of SF State staff members from a Saturday protest were featured in an article regarding lawmakers’ attempts to resolve pandemic-related budget issues. San Francisco Chronicle 10/6/2020

An SF State student commented in a news segment on the decline of international student enrollment in the CSU. KQED 10/6/2020 (Clip not available.)


Assistant Professor of Political Science Rebecca Eissler was interviewed about the political implications of President Donald Trump’s health. KTVU 10/4/2020

Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwright commented on a system of “resilience grants” for Black-owned businesses. Telegraph Herald 10/4/2020

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis. NBC Bay Area 10/2/2020

A film by Professor of Cinema Celine Parreñas Shimizu will be featured in CAAMFest FORWARD, a drive-in film festival. Asian Journal 10/2/2020

Alumnus Mark Lubamersky is a candidate for Marin County Municipal Water District board. Marin Independent Journal 10/4/2020

Alumna Rachel Kertz is a candidate for San Rafael City Council. Marin Independent Journal 10/3/2020

An article about a U.S. presidential candidate referenced the 1968 student strike at SF State. Carlsbad Current Argus 10/2/2020


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on a new bill that would create a task force to study reparations to Black residents and slave descendants. KCRA Sacramento 10/2/2020

Professor Emeritus of Economics Donald Mar discussed the surge in unemployment among Asian Americans as a result of the pandemic. NPR 10/1/2020 (This story was published by 83 NPR-affiliated news sites.)

SF State student James Wyatt commented on the impact of wildfires on college life in Santa Rosa. San Francisco Chronicle 10/1/2020

A photo of SF State nursing student Kathryn Domingo was featured in an article about California’s requirements for re-opening during the pandemic. Los Angeles Times 10/1/2020

Alumnus Michael Corrigan wrote an op-ed about the first presidential debate. Idaho State Journal 10/1/2020

A photo taken inside the College of Ethnic Studies building at SF State was featured in an article about ethnic studies requirements for high school students in California. San Francisco Chronicle 9/30/2020


September

Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger discussed changing Yom Kippur service plans due to the wildfires. J.Weekly 9/29/2020

Lecturer of Anthropology Jeffrey Schonberg commented on the challenges homeless people are facing during the pandemic. Utah Public Radio 9/29/2020

Alumna Jennifer Yukimi Tusa was named director of hospitality and direct to consumer at Notre Vue Estate and Balverne Wines, based in Windsor. North Bay Business Journal 9/30/2020

Alumnus Benjamin E. Lowenthal is a Hawaii State Supreme Court nominee. Big Island Now 9/29/2020

Alumnus and artist Muzae Sesay was listed in an article about artists to know. 7X7 9/30/2020

Alumnus, artist and founder of Red Bay Coffee Keba Konte was profiled. Connecticut Post 9/29/2020 (This article was featured in five news outlets.)

Alumna Samantha Ramirez is a candidate for the San Rafael Board of Education. Marin Independent Journal 9/29/2020

Alumna Artonya Gemmill is the new co-principal of enhanced digital and guided education for Salem-Keizer Public Schools in Oregon. Statesman Journal 9/7/2020


Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman commented on the upcoming presidential debate. San Francisco Chronicle 9/29/2020

Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwright was quoted in an article about the impact of the pandemic and limited health care in Black communities. Associated Press 9/29/2020 (This article was published in 303 news outlets.)

 


Professor of Communications Joe Tuman commented on the upcoming presidential debate. The Hill 9/27/2020; MSN 9/27/2020

Assistant Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an article about the impact of wildfires and the pandemic on farmworkers. Truthout 9/27/2020

SF State student David Horowitz commented on a journalism award he received. The Guardsman 9/27/2020

SF State nursing students partnered with the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) to help homeless people. Richmond Standard 9/25/2020

An op-ed about a student-run clinic in San Francisco’s Mission District mentions SF State students. San Francisco Examniner 9/25/2020

Alumna Yanira Guzmán is a candidate for the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District Board of Education. Pleasanton Weekly 9/27/2020

Professional skateboarder and founder of the brand HUF Keith Hufnagel, a former student, died last Thursday. SF Gate 9/27/2020; New York Times 9/27/2020

The founding of Project Rebound at SF State was mentioned in a news story about a new chapter of the program at California State University, Northridge. KNX-AM 9/26/2020 (Clip not available.)


Professor Emeritus of Art Robert Bechtle died yesterday. KQED 9/25/2020; San Francisco Chronicle 9/25/2020

 


Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin commented on a push to expand the number of U.S. Supreme Court justices following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The Atlantic 9/24/2020 (This article was published on three news sites.)

Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Civic Engineering Sheldon Gen was re-elected to his seat on the Petaluma Joint Union High School Board. Argus Courier 9/24/2020

Assistant Professor of Economics Veronica Sovero commented on the best type of credit cards to have. WalletHub 9/22/2020

Alumnus Bob Jacobs is a candidate for a seat on the Mill Valley School District board. Marin Independent Journal 9/23/2020

Joseph Castro, currently president of Fresno State University, was appointed chancellor of the California State University system. SF Gate 9/23/2020

 


Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on Republican plans to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat left by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. KPIX-TV 9/20/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the increase in pandemic-related hate crimes against Asians. KNX-AM 9/19/2020 (Clip not available.)

Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Jeff Jacoby discussed transitioning to online learning.  KCBS Radio 6/4/2020

Actress and writer Kathryn Grody, an alumna, discussed advocating for Americans to vote on the show “The Week with Joshua Johnson.” MSNBC 9/20/2020 (Clip not available.)

Alumnus Harjant Gill was interviewed about his new documentary. Deccan Herald 9/20/2020

The Asian American Studies Department contributed to a report about pandemic-related hate crimes. San Francisco Examiner 9/20/2020; Nichi Bei 9/9/2020

 


Lecturer of Physics & Astronomy Aaron White discussed the discovery of possible signs of life on the planet Venus. IGN 9/16/2020

Work by Professor of Art Lewis DeSoto will be featured in an exhibition of art by contemporary Native American contemporary artists. ArtFix Daily 9/16/2020

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln discussed the role of American exceptionalism in the COVID-19 pandemic. Nature 9/15/2020

Student Esquivel Garcia discussed California’s new policy making Ethnic Studies a requirement for all CSU students. Time 9/15/2020

Alumna Carley-Ann Manalo is running for the position of Daly City Clerk. FilAm Star 9/17/2020

Alumnus Keith DeMartini was appointed finance director for the city of Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara News-Press 9/16/2020

Alumnus Ahmet Tasci is running for a seat on the Dunsmuir City Council. Mt. Shasta News 9/16/2020

SF State research on anti-Asian racism linked to COVID-19 was referenced in an article about anti-Asian discrimination. Fresno Bee 9/17/2020


President Lynn Mahoney was quoted in an article about the most diverse colleges in the U.S., including SF State. Wall Street Journal 9/17/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about an increase in pandemic-related hate crimes against Asians. NBC News 9/17/2020; The Siasat Daily Sun 9/16/2020

The Asian American Studies Department contributed to a report about pandemic-related hate crimes.  Teen Vogue 9/18/2020


Professor Emeritus of Latina/Latino Studies Tomás Almaguer commented on the effect of Latino-led labor strikes on rights for American workers. History 9/16/2020

Associate Professor of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Jackson Wilson was quoted in an article about the economic impact of wildfires on tourism in the Sierra Nevada. CAL Matters 9/16/2020

Lecturer of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement Edwin Cabigao picked the best California cities to retire in. WalletHub 9/16/2020

A recent campaign about wildfire prevention by Lecturer of Race and Resistance Studies Jackie Fielder, a candidate for California Senate, was discussed. SF Weekly 9/15/2020

George and Judy Marcus Endowed Chair in African-American Cinema Studies Artel Great wrote an article about the history of Black cinema. The New Republic 9/11/2020

SF State senior Siobhán Eagen commented on the CSU’s decision to continue remote learning through the spring 2021 semester.  KQED 9/15/2020

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was mentioned in an article about the lifelong impact ethnic studies can have on students. KALW 9/15/2020


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Instructor Clifford “Kip” Cranna was interviewed about an upcoming San Francisco Opera production. The Mercury News 9/15/2020


President Lynn Mahoney was quoted in an article about changes in the University’s transfer requirements. The Guardsman 9/13/2020

SF State student Austin Castro was recently a contestant on the popular game show “Wheel of Fortune.”  KXTV-TV 9/14/2020

Alumnus Cephus Johnson discussed the shooting death of his uncle at the Fruitvale BART Station in 2009 in an article about families affected by police violence. The Washington Post 9/12/2020; SF Gate 9/12/2020 (This article was published in two news outlets.)

The bilingual newspaper El Tecolote, which started as a course at SF State, celebrated 50 years of publication. San Francisco Examiner 9/10/2020

The 1968 student strike at SF State was discussed in an article about a clash between the San Francisco Police Department and protestors in August. The Guardsman 9/13/2020

SF State was listed on Washington Monthly’s annual College Guide and Rankings. High Desert Daily 9/12/2020

 


President Lynn Mahoney was quoted in an article about the layoff of 131 University employees due to pandemic-related budget cuts. SF Weekly 9/10/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed tracking pandemic-related attacks against Asians. KTSU-TV 9/10/2020

Professor Emeritus of Asian American Studies Laureen Chew discussed her experience with student activism at SF State in the 1960s on the “We Are The Leaders” radio program. KPFA-FM 9/10/2020

Former faculty member John Irwin’s role as the founder of Project Rebound was discussed in an article about a new chapter of the program at California State University, Long Beach. Signal Tribune 9/10/2020

Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andrew Reid, a former SF State football coach, commented on the size of the crowd at the team’s season kick-off. KCTV-TV 9/10/2020

Alumnus Michael Gallagher is the new superintendent of Sunnyvale School District. The Silicon Valley Voice 9/11/2020

SF State was mentioned in multiple articles about the CSU’s decision to continue its remote learning model through the Spring 2021 semester. CBS San Francisco 9/11/2020; Silicon Valley Business Journal 9/11/2020

SF State decided to cancel on-campus classes and activities due to poor air quality. CBS San Francisco 9/11/2020

The layoff of 131 SF State employees was mentioned on the radio program “Here & Now.” KQED 9/10/2020 (Clip not available.)

 

 

 

 

 


President Lynn Mahoney commented on the layoff of 131 University employees due to pandemic-related budget cuts. San Francisco Examiner 9/9/2020; San Francisco Chronicle 9/9/2020; SF Gate 9/9/2020

Associate Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about the need for reform in the U.S. food system. Arizona Daily Star 9/10/2020 (This article was published in seven news outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Africana Studies Dorothy J. Tsuruta was quoted in an article about which states are the least diverse. Pennsylvania Capital Star 9/10/2020

Lecturer of Africana Studies Dave “Davey D” Cook discussed the work of hip-hop artists Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G. Atlas Obscura 9/9/2020

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was mentioned in an article about a recently signed bill making ethnic studies a graduation requirement for students in the CSU. Nichi Nei 9/9/2020


Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln commented on how Americans are dealing with the continued pandemic. The Atlantic 9/9/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed tracking pandemic-related attacks against Asians. WSYM-TV 9/8/2020 (This story was published in 43 news outlets.)

SF State student Marjorie Blen discussed returning to classes amid the pandemic. EdSurge 9/8/2020

SF State research on women’s reproductive health was cited in an article about a new feminine hygiene product. Forbes 9/9/2020


Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger discussed the minority status of Jewish people and the relationship between Jewishness and whiteness. Deseret News 9/7/2020

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan wrote an article about the union-busting tactics of large companies like Google and Amazon. Nevada Current 9/7/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on anti-Asian racism connected to COVID-19.  NBC News 9/5/2020

Alumna Artonya Gemmill is a new co-principal of EDGE, an online academy in Salem-Keizer School District, Oregon. Salem Statesman-Journal 9/7/2020

Alumnus Stephen Berkman was interviewed in a profile of photographer Shimmel Zohar. The Atlantic 9/7/2020

An unnamed alumna of SF State discussed her financial struggles related to COVID-19. Salon 9/5/2020

An article about LGBT conversion therapy referenced research by SF State’s Family Acceptance Project about the negative impacts of the practice. Vice News 9/5/2020

SF State’s 1968 student strike was mentioned in an article about activist Brady Syfers, who opened her house for strikers. The Washington Post 9/5/2020


Professor and Chair of Journalism Rachele Kanigel and “The Diversity Style Guide,” which she edits, were cited in an article about the importance of capitalizing “Black.” Huffington Post 9/3/2020

Professor of Health Education Ruby N. Turalba was quoted in an article about a survey on chronic diseases among San Francisco’s Filipino residents. Inquirer 9/2/2020

Alumna Kristine Pacheco-Bernt is the new director of music education for the Santa Barbara Symphony. Santa Barbara News-Press 9/4/2020

Fall enrollment numbers at SF State were mentioned.  Forbes 9/3/2020

A survey on homelessness co-conducted by researchers at SF State was cited in an article about housing affordability in San Francisco. KQED 9/4/2020


Alumna Shawntel Ridgle is the new director of Upper Valley Campus and community education for Napa Valley College. The North Bay Business Journal 9/2/2020

A survey on homelessness co-conducted by researchers at SF State was cited in an article about housing affordability in San Francisco. SF Gate 9/3/2020


Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln commented on how political parties influence people’s response to the pandemic. Boston Globe 8/31/2020

Research on bees by Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn was cited in an article about the impact of the wildfires on Northern California bee populations. Bay Nature 9/1/2020

The relationship between former California Senator Phil Burton and alumnus Willie L. Brown Jr. was discussed in an op-ed about the Democratic candidate for vice president, Kamala Harris. Napa Valley Register 9/1/2020

Alumnus and Vice President of Sales for the Pathwater Company Gulshan Kumar was profiled.  VENTS Magazine 9/2/2020

Alumnus Akil Jefferson discussed the history of Oakland’s sideshow culture. SF Gate 9/1/2020

Alumnus Marcos Scauso has published a new book. New Canaan Advertiser 9/1/2020  (This topic was covered by 10 news outlets.)


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the history of anti-Asian hate crimes in the U.S. Popular Science 9/1/2020

Alumna Jasmine Diarte commented on a recent petition to address racism in the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District. Los Altos Town Crier 8/31/2020

Student activism that led to the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was mentioned in an article about legislation that would make ethnic studies a graduation requirement for high school students. EdSource 9/1/2020

A photo of the College of Ethnic Studies building at SF State was featured in multiple stories about ethnic studies requirements for high school students in California. San Francisco Chronicle 8/31/2020; SF Gate 8/31/20; Loredo Morning Times 8/31/2020

 


August

Lecturer of Journalism Roland De Wolk discussed the life of Leland Stanford on an episode of the podcast “Innovation Hub.” WJCT-FM 8/30/2020  (This program aired on nine radio stations.)

Professor of Communications Joe Tuman commented on the 2020 Republican National Convention. CBS San Francisco 8/28/2020

Alumnus Daryl Joji Maeda wrote an editorial about the impact that remote learning is having on students. Nichi Bei 8/27/2020

Alumnus JR Valrey interviewed the Daly City school board president running for Daly City Council. San Francisco Bay View 8/29/2020 (This article was published in two news outlets.)

Alumna Denise Pines was profiled.  Los Angeles Business Journal 8/24/2020


Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on how the NBA is demonstrating the value of unions. Fast Company 8/27/2020

A performance of a play written by alumna Milta Ortiz was recently live streamed by two theaters in Arizona. Arizona Daily Star 8/27/2020

A report by the Asian American Studies Department about the increase in pandemic-related hate crimes against Asians was cited in an article. The Dallas Morning News 8/27/2020

SF State’s transition to remote learning was mentioned on an episode of the news program “Localish” that discussed gap years and college. WABC2-TV 8/28/2020 (Clip not available online.)


Alumna Kate Eilertsen was interviewed about her role as curator of a new exhibition at di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art. Napa Valley Register 8/26/2020

A study by researchers at SF State about the trauma experienced by students during the 2016 presidential election was referenced in an article about the 2020 election. Vogue 8/27/2020

Research by the SF State Family Acceptance Project was referenced in an article about legislation in Kentucky that would ban LGBT conversion therapy. WKYU-FM 8/26/2020


Professor Emeritus of Philosophy Jacob Needleman was quoted in an article about Socrates and modern business. Fortune 8/25/2020


President Lynn Mahoney commented on the impact of the pandemic and budget cuts on the CSU.  Los Angeles Times 8/24/2020

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan wrote an article about the union-busting tactics of large companies like Google and Amazon. The Conversation 8/24/2020 (This article was published in four news outlets.)

Late Associate Professor of History Dawn Mabalon was profiled in a slide show article about women who changed America. MSN Canada 8/23/2020

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto discussed how face masks are complicating nonverbal communication. WHIO-AM 8/23/2020; WIBX-AM 8/23/2020; WROC-AM 8/23/2020 (This interview aired on seven radio stations.) (Clips not available.)

Biology Faculty Member Luiz Rocha discussed the natural hybridization of angelfish in coral reefs. Forbes 8/22/2020

SF State’s School of Cinema was listed as one of America’s top film schools. Hollywood Reporter 8/24/2020


Professor of Biology Revinder Sehgal commented on how the pandemic has affected field research. The Scientist 8/20/2020

Faculty member Jeff Saperstein wrote a letter to the editor about the benefits of ethnic studies curricula. Marin Independent Journal 8/20/2020

Alumnus and military veteran Tony Marcelli was able to celebrate his 100th birthday during the pandemic. The Spokesman-Review 8/20/2020

The 1968 student strike and establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were mentioned in an article about ethnic studies curricula for college and high school students. Voices of Monterey Bay 8/21/2020

 


Research by Assistant Professor of Management Dayna Herbert was cited in an article about how someone’s home life growing up impacts their choices for bosses as adults. The Ladders 7/16/2020

Alumnus and former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr. discussed moving to the Bay Area in a story about the history of liberalism in local politics. KQED 8/20/2020

Alumna Besem Obenson was interviewed about her work with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Medellin, Columbia. The Columbus Dispatch 8/19/2020       

Alumna Shilpa Hiran was profiled. Times of India 8/19/2020

Activism by students that led to the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was mentioned in an article about a proposed plan to make ethnic studies a high school graduation requirement. San Francisco Chronicle 8/20/2020

The formation of the Third World Liberation Front by students at SF State in the 1960s was the inspiration for one of this year’s Doodle for Google contest winners. WTTG-TV 8/19/2020

 


Professor of Psychology and Chair of the California State University Ethnic Studies Council Kenneth Monteiro commented on a bill that makes ethnic studies a course requirement for the CSU on an episode of the NPR podcast “The California Report.” KQED 8/19/2020  (This was aired on four NPR affiliated stations.)

Former SF State student Evan Kinori was interviewed about the clothing line he creates and sells in San Francisco. New York Times 8/19/2020

Efforts by the Asian American Studies Department to track the increase in pandemic-related hate crimes against Asians was cited in an op-ed. Portland Press Herald 8/19/2020

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was mentioned in multiple articles about a bill signed by Governor Newsom that makes ethnic studies a course requirement for the CSU. Times of San Diego 8/18/2020; SF Gate 8/18/2020; KPIX-TV 8/18/2020 (This topic was covered by 24 news outlets.)


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung and the Stop APPI Hate website, which tracks pandemic-related anti-Asian prejudice, were cited in a story about the New York Police Department’s new Asian Hate Crime Task Force.  WNBC-TV 8/18/2020

Alumnus Thomas Sanders published a new photography book, “Vietnam War Portraits: The Faces and Voices.” Sonoma Index-Tribune 8/18/2020

SF State was mentioned in an article about San Diego State University’s plan to require race relations courses for criminal justice students. EdSource 8/18/2020

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was mentioned in multiple articles about a bill signed by Governor Newsom that makes ethnic studies a course requirement for the CSU. EdSource 8/17/2020; San Francisco Chronicle 8/17/2020; The Sundial 8/17/2020 (This topic was covered by four news outlets.)


 

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman commented on the upcoming Democratic National Convention. San Francisco Chronicle 8/16/2020

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was quoted in an article about ranked-choice voting. Boston Globe 8/16/2020

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto commented on how the pandemic will change the way we greet one another. Arkansas Democrat Gazette 8/16/2020Kingsport Times News 8/16/2020

Professor of Management John Sullivan was quoted in an article about nationwide pandemic-related furloughs. CNBC 8/15/2020

The Great Sunflower Project, a citizen science initiative run by Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn, was mentioned in an article about a garden in Oklahoma. The Shawnee News-Star 8/25/2020

Alumnus Gary Saxon was interviewed about his music store the Record Man in Redwood City. San Mateo Daily Journal 8/15/2020

The artwork of Ruth Asawa, designer of SF State’s Garden of Remembrance and recipient of an honorary M.A. from the University, will be featured on a new series of commemorative Forever Stamps. Sierra Sun Times 8/17/2020The Rafu Shimpo 8/15/2020

The 1968 student strike and founding of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were mentioned in an article about a proposal to make ethnic studies a K-12 education requirement. The Mendocino Beacon 8/14/2020 (This article was published in 10 news outlets.)


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto discussed how people can better communicate while wearing a face mask. Inverse 8/14/2020

Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin wrote an op-ed about the future of the Supreme Court. Los Angeles Times 8/14/2020

Lecturer of Africana Studies Dave “Davey D” Cook commented on social justice advocacy in the NFL. Fox 10 News Phoenix 8/13/2020

SF State journalism student Sam Moore wrote an article about calls to release prisoners from the Santa Clara jail due to COVID-19. El Tecolote 8/13/2020

Alumna Lwepaw Kacher, who works for a health care provider in Minnesota, discussed helping refugees through the COVID-19 crisis. Star Tribune 8/13/2020

The late Dean of Education Asa Grant Hilliard was mentioned in an NPR radio program about a landmark lawsuit that challenged racial biases in IQ tests. WGBH-FM 8/13/2020 (This program aired on four NPR affiliates. Clip unavailable.)

The founding of the College of Ethnic Studies was mentioned in an article about a proposal to make ethnic studies a K-12 education requirement. EdSource 8/14/2020


SF State has changed its requirements for transfer students in response to the pandemic. KPIX 5 8/12/2020; San Francisco Chronicle 8/11/2020 (This topic was covered by three news sites.)

Professor Emeritus of History Robert Cherny was quoted in an article about how Biddy Mason, a Black nurse, might save a controversial mural at UCSF. The New York Times 8/11/2020  (This article was published in two news outlets.)

SF State was mentioned in an article about multiple ethnic studies proposals being considered by Governor Newsom. EdSource 8/12/2020

 


Assistant Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator was quoted in an article about hip-hop artists speaking out against police brutality in their music. SF Gate 8/11/2020

SF State student Jocelyn Garcia discussed the difficulties she has faced studying remotely. ABC7 8/6/2020

Former faculty member and popular children’s television host Bob March died last Thursday. San Francisco Chronicle 8/10/2020

Creator of the Baseball Reliquary Terry Cannon, an alumnus, died August 1. The New York Times

SF State was mentioned in an article about California Department of Health guidelines for reopening colleges and universities.  NBC Bay Area 8/10/2020


Assistant Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about prejudice in the Wisconsin agricultural community. The Country Today 8/10/2020

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto discussed how remote communications tools can lead to misinterpretation of non-verbal cues. Inverse 8/8/2020

Professor of Management John Sullivan was quoted in an article about workplace practices and laws before and after the pandemic. MSN Canada 8/8/2020 (This article was published in 73 news outlets.)

Former faculty member and popular children’s television host Bob Marsh died last Thursday. SF Gate 8/8/2020; Marin Independent Journal 8/8/2020 (This topic was covered by seven news outlets.)

A book edited by Associate Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Rabab Abdulhadi was referenced in an article about the California Department of Education’s proposed ethnic studies curriculum. Algemeiner 8/7/2020

Student Health Services Psychiatrist Dr. Ronald Holt discussed mental health support for students learning remotely. ABC7 8/5/2020

 


SF State President Lynn Mahoney discussed the University’s decision-making during the COVID-19 pandemic. ABC7 8/6/2020

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on anti-union attitudes in the tech industry. OneZero 8/7/20

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto commented on how the pandemic will change the way we greet one another in the future. South China Morning Post 8/7/2020 (This story was published in six news outlets.)

Student Jocelyn Garcia was interviewed about the difficulties involved with remote education. ABC7 8/6/2020

Alumnus and activist Brandon Lee continues to advocate against human rights abuses in the Philippines a year after being shot in the country. KQED 8/7/2020

The late composer Pauline Oliveros, an alumna, was profiled for her pioneering “sonic meditation” sessions. (This story was published in 10 news outlets.) The Miami Herald 8/6/2020

 Dora Tobar, who will attend SF State in the fall, discussed her plans to major in Criminal Justice. The New York Times 8/6/2020


Dean of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi discussed the 1968 student strike at SF State and the movement for Black lives in her new column “Nikkei Q”.  Nichi Bei 7/16/2020

SF State student Dennis Jongsomjit discussed his research on track penguins in Antarctica. Petaluma Argus Courier 8/6/2020

San Francisco FogCam, which was started by alumni Jeff Schwartz and Dan Wong, was listed as a nostalgic website. Daily Mail 8/6/2020

The relationship between actor Stephen Colletti, an alum, and his Laguna Beach co-star was discussed. Life and Style Magazine 8/5/2020


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed pandemic-related prejudice against Asians in article about the virus’s impact on businesses in New York City’s Chinatown. Business Insider 8/5/2020

The late composer Pauline Oliveros, an alumna, was profiled. Los Angeles Times 8/5/2020 (This article was published in two news outlets.)

Alumnus Tyler Brumfield discussed taking a phone recording of a hate incident at a post office in Los Altos. Los Altos Town Crier 8/5/2020

The 1968 student strike and the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were discussed on an episode of the podcast “Code Switch.” NPR 8/5/2020

 


Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies Rachel Gross commented on pandemic-related changes to how synagogues hold services. J.Weekly 8/4/2020

Professor of Psychology and Chair of the California State University Ethnic Studies Council Kenneth Monteiro expressed his concerns about the Chancellors Office’s Ethnic Studies and Social Justice requirement. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 8/3/2020

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan discussed how companies are using employee survey data to track potential union organizing. One Zero 7/31/2020


Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies Rachel Gross commented on pandemic-related changes to how synagogues hold services. The Times of Israel 8/3/2020

Assistant Professor of Sociology Valerie Francisco-Menchavez discussed the impact of surging COVID-19 cases on Filipino home caregivers. The Washington Post 8/2/2020  (This story was published in five news outlets.)

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto commented on how the pandemic is changing the way we greet one another.  The Philadelphia Inquirer 8/2/2020

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was discussed in an article about Filipino American professors’ concerns over the CSU’s decision to make ethnic studies a graduation requirement. Asian Journal 8/1/2020


July

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung and the Stop APPI Hate website, which tracks pandemic-related anti-Asian prejudice, were cited in an article about the added challenges Asian Americans are facing. NBC News 7/31/2020

Professor of Accounting Theresa Hammond was a guest on the podcast “Talking Tax” to discuss why there aren’t more Black certified public accountants. Bloomberg Tax 7/31/2020

 


Professor of Biology Lily Chen commented on COVID-19 infection prevention. KGO-TV 7/29/2020

Assistant Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke was quoted in an article about the Trump administration’s “Law and Order” campaign. Tehran Times 7/29/2020

The 1968 student strike and the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were discussed on the KQED podcast “Bay Curious.” Player FM 7/30/2020


Professor Emerita of Social Work Margo Okazawa-Rey was quoted in an article about the struggles non-white Americans face. The New Yorker 7/29/2020

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln was quoted in an article about increasing COVID-19 infection rates in the U.S. The New York Times 7/29/2020

Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger commented on new CSU ethnic studies graduation requirements. J. Weekly 7/28/2020

Associate Professor of Creative Writing Chanan Tigay won the 2020 Anne and Robert Cowan Writer’s Prize for his book “The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s Oldest Bible.” J. Weekly 7/28/2020

SF State student Peggy Kkie discussed studying and working remotely in an article about a food line at the Cow Palace Arena & Events Center in San Francisco. Mission Local 7/29/2020

Limitations on SF State student housing for the fall semester were mentioned in an article about the experiences of Bay Area college students. SF Gate 7/28/2020; San Francisco Chronicle 7/28/2020

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department about an increase in anti-Asian xenophobia was cited in an article about an attack on an Asian American bus driver. Inquirer 7/29/2020

 


Assistant Professor of Psychology Gaurav Suri commented on humans’ ability to assess risks during pandemics. San Francisco Chronicle 7/28/2020      

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the impact of expiring unemployment benefits during the pandemic. NBC Bay Area 7/24/2020

Former SF State student Brandon Lee, who was shot last year while working with human rights organizations in the Philippines, was mentioned in an article about a protest against a new Philippine anti-terrorism law.  San Francisco Examiner 7/27/2020

Former SF State student Tré Burt was interviewed about how the pandemic is affecting his music career. The Sacramento Bee 7/27/2020

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department about the increase in anti-Asian xenophobia was cited in multiple articles. The Chronicle of Higher Education 7/27/2020; SFist 7/27/2020


Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwright, who serves as chairman of the board for the California Endowment, discussed the organization’s pledge to support Black-led organizing, activism and advocacy. Times of San Diego 7/24/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the launch of the Stop APPI Hate website, which tracks pandemic-related anti-Asian prejudice. NBC Los Angeles 7/24/2020

Professor of Psychology and Chair of the California State University Ethnic Studies Council Kenneth Monteiro commented on the CSU Board of Trustees’ approval of an ethnic studies graduation requirement. The Chronicle of Higher Education 7/22/2020


Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger discussed anti-Semitism and the Black Lives Matter movement. Newsweek 7/24/2020

Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwright, who serves as chairman of the board for the California Endowment, discussed the organization’s pledge to support Black-led organizing, activism and advocacy. Los Angeles Sentinel 7/24/2020

Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies Rachel Gross discussed how technology and the pandemic are changing how synagogues hold services. The Forward 7/24/2020

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was quoted in multiple articles about ranked-choice voting. Wall Street Journal 7/23/2020; Boston Globe 7/22/2020

Alumnus and entrepreneur Chris Larsen was quoted in an article about investing in public security cameras. The Denver Post 7/24/2020

A PBS documentary about the youth group Radical Monarchs, which was founded by alumni Anayvette Martinez and Marilyn Hollinquest, was reviewed. Los Angeles Times 7/20/2020

 


Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger discussed how Jewish and Black communities can work together on the CNN podcast “Silence is Not an Option.” CNN 7/23/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about how Asian Americans are using social media to combat pandemic-related prejudice. China Daily 7/23/2020

San Francisco is investigating better safety measures following the death of alumnus Andrew Sanders, who died Sunday after a bicycle accident at an annual event on Dolores Street. KRON4 7/22/2020

Alumna Jennifer Worley was interviewed about her new memoir. SF Gate 7/22/2020

The Garden of Remembrance at SF State was mentioned in an article about the biography of artist Ruth Aiko Asawa. Nichi Bei 7/16/2020

The 1968 student strike and the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were mentioned in multiple articles about the approval of California State University’s policy to make ethnic studies a graduation requirement. The San Diego Union-Tribune 7/23/2020; San Francisco Chronicle 7/22/2020; Los Angeles Times 7/22/2020 (This topic was covered by 10 news outlets.)

The 1968 student strike and the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were mentioned in an op-ed about the need for more diversity at California State University, Northridge. The Sundial 7/22/2020


Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin commented on the future of the Supreme Court. Voice of America 7/22/2020; Birmingham Star 7/22/2020 (This article was featured in three news outlets.)

Associate Professor of History Sarah Crabtree was quoted in an article about the difference between Puritans and Pilgrims. HowStuffWorks 7/22/2020

Professor of Asian American Studies Valerie Soe discussed her recent film “Sewing in the Time of Coronavirus.” 48 Hills 7/21/2020

Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the risks teachers, hairstylists and temperature checkers face returning to work during the pandemic. Axios 7/21/2020

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee is a San Francisco Board of Supervisors District One candidate. 48 Hills 7/21/2020

Photos of several SF State nursing students helping test for COVID-19 in the Mission District were featured in an article about the concerns Latinos have about being tested. Los Angeles Times 7/21/2020

Alumnus Andrew Sanders died Sunday following a bicycle accident at an annual event on Dolores Street in San Francisco. SF Gate 7/21/2020; Mission 7/21/2020

A PBS documentary about the youth group Radical Monarchs, which was founded by alumni Anayvette Martinez and Marilyn Hollinquest, was reviewed. The Miami Herald 7/22/2020 (This article was published in six news outlets.)

Alumnus Thomas Oluwatoberu was the captain of the first all-Nigerian flight crew in the history of Frontier Airlines. Nigerian Canadian News 7/21/2020

The League of Filipino Students at SF State was discussed in an article about a Filipino activist. Inquirer 7/22/2020

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was discussed in an article about the California State University’s proposed policy to make ethnic studies a graduation requirement. Ed Source 7/21/2020


Director of the Family Acceptance Project at SF State Caitlin Ryan was referenced in an article about male bisexuality. United Press International 7/21/2020; Health Day 7/21/2020 (This article was published in four outlets.)

Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies Rachel Gross was quoted in an article about how technology and the pandemic are changing how synagogues hold services. The Jerusalem Post 7/21/2020 (This article was published in four news outlets.)

Research by Caitlin Ryan, director of the Family Acceptance Project at SF State, was mentioned in an article about LGBTQ “conversion therapy” in the U.K. Independent 7/21/2020

Lecturer of Criminal Justice Studies James Dudley discussed whether or not police should be required to be residents of the cities they serve. Police One 7/15/2020

Alumna and Executive Director of the nonprofit Teen Readers Society Judit Langh discussed helping young people learn to read. Santa Monica Daily Press 7/21/2020


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was cited in an article about pandemic-related prejudice against Asians in the Republic of Kosovo. Balkan Insight 7/20/2020

Alumnus Donaldo Prescod commented on how student loan debt is increasing pandemic-related financial stress. The Nation 7/20/2020

The late Elijah “Pumpsie” Green, an alumnus and major league baseball pioneer, was profiled. The Mercury News 7/20/2020

Alumnus Will Lightbourne is the new director of the California Department of Health Care Services.  East Bay Times 7/19/2020; The Mercury News 7/19/2020

Alumna and original Freedom Rider Peggy Trotter Preacely discussed changing the name of Wilson High School in Long Beach. Press Telegram 7/18/2020

Alumnus Nathaniel Cogley is the new deputy director for policy at the Census Bureau. Science Magazine 7/17/2020

Former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa was mentioned in a letter to the editor about protests. Marin Independent Journal 7/19/2020

The 1968 student strike and the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were discussed in multiple stories about a proposal to make ethnic studies a graduation requirement in California. Times of San Diego 7/19/2020; KXJZ-FM 7/18/2020 (This topic was covered by 15 news outlets.)


Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger discussed how Black Lives Matter and Jewish communities can work together. MSN 7/16/2020 (This interview was featured in three news outlets.)

Associate Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Jason Ferreira discussed the most influential Latinos in the Bay Area. KALW 7/16/2020

Alumnus Ahkeel Mestayer wrote a story about the pandemic and recent area protests related to the death of George Floyd. El Tecolote 7/16/2020

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was discussed in an article about whether ethnic studies should be a graduation requirement in California. The Reporter 7/17/2020 (This article was published in three news outlets.)

The Diversity Style Guide, put out by SF State’s Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism, was discussed in an article about media coverage of recent current events. Loveland Magazine 7/16/2020


Alumna Anayvette Martinez was interviewed about the youth group Radical Monarchs, which she founded with fellow alum Marilyn Hollinquest. San Francisco Chronicle 7/16/2020

Alumnus and Director of the Petaluma Parks and Recreation Department Jim Carr was interviewed about his career. Argus Courier 7/16/2020

Alumna Daisy Defoe was interviewed about her family’s off-grid farm. Ashland Daily Press 7/16/2020

Alumnus Aaron Drake was interviewed about writing the musical score for the documentary “Robin’s Wish.” The Press Democrat 7/16/2020

Alumna Nancy Prior, who is blind, discussed how her guide dogs have helped her navigate. The Silicon Valley Voice 7/16/2020

Alumnus Akil Jefferson was interviewed about the history of Oakland’s sideshow culture. SF Gate 7/15/2020


President Lynn Mahoney commented on the federal government’s decision to abandon a controversial international student visa policy. SF Weekly 7/15/2020; San Francisco Chronicle 7/14/2020; Houston Chronicle 7/14/2020 (This topic was covered by four news outlets.)

Assistant Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Partnerships for SF BUILD Kelechi Uwaezuoke discussed the lack of diversity in the medical field and its impact on the COVID-19 crisis. New York Trend 7/14/2020

Lecturer of Management Matthew Fisher wrote an article about credit card companies' cash-back incentives. WalletHub 7/14/2020

Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan was cited in an article about a proposal to make an anti-union Target executive the city attorney of Minneapolis. City Pages 7/14/2020


President Lynn Mahoney discussed how SF State is responding to the federal government’s new visa rule requiring international students not taking in-person courses to return to their home country. KQED 7/13/2020

Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan discussed how the pandemic has impacted employment rates for Black and Latino women. KCBS-AM 7/13/2020 (Clip not available.)

Alumna Alina Sivorinovsky Wickham was interviewed about her new book. J. Weekly 7/13/2020

Alumna and cinematographer Bianca Butti was profiled in a Hollywood gossip column. MSN UK 7/14/2020; Evening Standard 7/14/2020


President Lynn Mahoney discussed the federal government’s new visa rule requiring international students not taking in-person courses to return to their home country. KRON 4 7/10/2020

Associate Professor of History Chris Chekuri co-wrote an op-ed about the lasting impact of slavery on Black Americans. Telangana Today 7/13/2020

Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education Mark Phillips wrote an op-ed about white liberals and unconscious racism. Marin Independent Journal 7/12/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about the increase in pandemic-related anti-Asian prejudice. KCRA-TV 7/11/2020

SF State Media Relations Specialist Kent Bravo commented on the federal government’s new visa rule requiring international students not taking in-person courses to return to their home country. San Francisco Examiner 7/10/2020

Former SF State President S.I. Hayakawa was mentioned in an op-ed about how the Black Lives Matter protests highlight continuing issues with prejudice in the U.S. Chattanooga Times Free Press 7/11/2020

SF State student Aldane Walters was interviewed for an article about how the pandemic is highlighting the need to cancel student debts. Truthout 7/12/2020

A decrease in Black student enrollment at SF State in the 1960s was mentioned in an op-ed about racism on college campuses. Hartford Courant 7/11/2020 (This article was published in 26 news outlets.)

Alumnus and entrepreneur Chris Larsen was quoted in an article about investing in public security cameras. SF Gate 7/11/2020

Alumna and actress Bianca Butti was profiled in a Hollywood gossip column. The Irish Sun 7/13/2020

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was mentioned in an op-ed about the need for ethnic studies courses. Inside Higher Ed 7/13/2020

The 1968 student strike at SF State was discussed in an op-ed about African American history. Observer Reporter 7/12/2020


SF State Media Relations Specialist Kent Bravo and student Bonnie Law commented on the federal government’s new visa rule requiring international students not taking in-person courses to return to their home country. Mission Local 7/10/2020; SF Gate 7/9/2020; MSN 7/9/2020

Writings by Associate Professor of Equity, Leadership Studies and Instructional Technologies Brian Beatty and Lecturer for the Department of Equity, Leadership Studies and Instructional Technologies Kevin Kelly were mentioned in an article about student engagement in hybrid classrooms. The Chronicles of Higher Education 7/9/2020

SF State senior Samantha Laurey discussed avoiding exposure to COVID-19 in an article about the increased infection rates on the University of California, Berkeley campus. San Francisco Chronicle 7/10/2020

Alumnus and entrepreneur Chris Larsen was quoted in an article about investing in public security cameras. New York Times 7/10/2020

SF State research on the benefits of skipping was mentioned on the John Tesh radio show. KPLA-FM 7/10/2020 (Clip not available.)

SF State was mentioned in an article about a Latino COVID-19 task force. Mission Local 7/10/2020

The Stop APPI Hate website, which the Asian American Studies Department helped launch, was cited in multiple articles about anti-Asian prejudice. Northwest Asian Weekly 7/9/2020; Rafu Shimpo 7/9/2020

The number of international students enrolled at SF State was mentioned in an article about a proposed legal challenge to the federal government’s new visa policies. San Francisco Chronicle 7/9/2020


Professor and Chair of Geography & Environment Andrew Oliphant discussed the variety of microclimates in the Bay Area. KQED 7/9/2020

SF State senior Phel Kaur discussed having to potentially leave the U.S. because of the federal government’s new visa rule requiring international students not taking in-person courses to return to their home country. MSN MY 7/8/2020; The Star 7/8/2020  (This article was published in two news outlets.)

Alumna Debórah Eliezer is the new artistic director for the FoolsFURY theater in San Francisco. American Theatre 7/7/2020


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the increase in pandemic-related anti-Asian prejudice. Asian Journal 7/8/2020; KTVU 7/7/2020

Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about how the pandemic is exposing workers’ vulnerabilities. Axios 7/7/2020

Professor of History Marc Stein discussed how the Black Panther Party influenced activism in the LGBTQ community in San Francisco on an episode of the docuseries “The California Century,” which recently aired on 19 NPR-affiliated radio stations. BBC Radio 7/7/2020

SF State senior Deepasha Debnath commented on the federal government’s new visa rule requiring international students not taking in-person courses to return to their home country. The New York Times 7/8/2020 (This article was published in two news outlets.)

SF State student Okubo Takahiro commented on a new visa rule that would either prohibit international students from entering the country or require them to leave if universities move to remote instruction only. Vice News 7/8/2020

The impact of the California Master Plan for Higher Education of 1960 on Black students at SF State was mentioned in an op-ed. Los Angeles Times 7/8/2020


Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan wrote an article about anti-union tools Facebook and Amazon are investing in. Truthout 7/6/2020

Alumna and actress Leigh French was interviewed about her career. Pop Geeks 7/6/2020


Assistant Professor of Health Education Lara Cushing co-wrote an article about the effects living near oil and gas wells can have on pregnant women and their children. Inverse 7/6/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in multiple articles about the surge in pandemic-related hate crimes against Asian Americans. South China Morning Post 7/6/2020; KPIX-TV 7/5/2020; Rafu Shimpo 7/3/2020 (This topic was covered by 17 news outlets.)

Professor of Management John Sullivan discussed the advantages and disadvantages of working remotely. The Seattle Times 7/4/2020 ; Today 7/3/2020

Assistant Professor of History Kym Morrison commented on the recent removal of monument statues by activists. SF Weekly 7/3/2020

SF State student Andrea Jiménez was mentioned in an article about students who are struggling to find summer work during the pandemic. San Francisco Chronicle 7/6/2020

Former California Assemblyman Bill Duplissea, an alumnus, died July 1. San Francisco Chronicle 7/4/2020


President Lynn Mahoney was quoted in an article about how Bay Area colleges are planning for the fall semester amidst the pandemic. KRON 7/1/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about a surge in pandemic-related hate crimes against Asian Americans. ABC News 7/2/2020; Daily Breeze 7/2/2020 (This topic was covered by 14 news outlets.)

Professor of Physics and Astronomy Adrienne Cool was quoted in an article about the European Regional Office of Astronomy for Development. Mirage News 7/2/2020

Alumna Terry Wedler discussed how having a visually impaired son influenced her career. Santa Rosa Press Democrat 7/2/2020

SF State research on the impact of wildfires on bee populations was mentioned in an article about the Healthy Hive Foundation and Pollinator Week 2020. WholeFoods Magazine 7/2/2020


Professor of History Marc Stein discussed how World War II impacted the LGBTQ community in San Francisco in an episode of the docuseries “The California Century,” which recently aired on 11 NPR-affiliated radio stations.  BBC Radio 7/1/2020

Professor Emeritus of Cinema Bill Nichols commented on the use of digital manipulation to protect the identities of gays and lesbians in a Chechnyan documentary. New York Times 7/1/2020

Associate Professor of Biology Andrea Swei was quoted in an article about identifying Lyme disease. Health 7/1/2020

Lecturer of Race and Ethnic Studies John Santos discussed the history of Latin jazz. San Francisco Classical Voice 6/30/2020

The Stop APPI Hate website, which the Asian American Studies Department helped launch, was cited in an article about presidential candidate Joe Biden’s attempt to win over Asian American voters. The Washington Examiner 7/1/2020


June

Dean of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi and Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwright discussed how the Black Lives Matter movement is highlighting the need for ethnic studies programs. San Francisco Chronicle 6/29/2020

Professor of Management John Sullivan discussed the negative impacts of working remotely. New York Times 6/29/2020

Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo commented on work she and some of her students have done to produce and distribute face masks. CNN 6/29/2020 (This article was featured on 36 news sites.)

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on proposed tax measures for the San Francisco ballot. San Francisco Chronicle 6/29/2020

Professor of Geography & Environment Jason Henderson discussed restructuring the public transportation system in the Bay Area following the pandemic. KCBS-AM 6/28/2020 (Clip not available.)

Assistant Professor of Sociology Valerie Francisco-Menchavez discussed the dangers Bay Area Filipino caregivers face working during the pandemic. San Francisco Chronicle 6/27/2020; SF Gate 6/27/2020

CEO of the Children’s Council of San Francisco Gina Fromer, an alumna, wrote an op-ed about child care and early education programs that will help women return to the workforce after the pandemic.  San Francisco Examiner 6/29/2020

Alumna Tatiana L. Mariscal co-authored a study on insurance claims that cite violence in interpersonal relationships. Women’s Health Issues Journal 6/28/2020

Research by SF State’s Family Acceptance Project was cited in an editorial about Pride Month. Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier 6/22/2020

SF State’s Black Student Union was mentioned in an article about the lack of representation of Black students on college campuses. The Pioneer 6/27/2020

The formation of the Third World Liberation Front by students at SF State in the 1960s was discussed in an article about Asian American responses to the Black Lives Matter movement. Time 6/26/2020


Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi discussed the San Francisco GLBT Historical Society’s “Labor of Love” exhibit in an article about the history of San Francisco Pride. SF Gate 6/26/2020

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto discussed how face masks are complicating nonverbal communication. KCBS Radio 6/25/2020 (This story aired on 25 radio stations.)

Associate Professor of Biology Andrea Swei was quoted in an article about tick-borne diseases. MSN Fitness & Health 6/25/2020 (This article was published in two news outlets.)

Criminal Justice Studies Lecturer James Dudley co-wrote an article about how law enforcement officers are responding to protests related to the killing of George Floyd. Police One 6/25/2020


Assistant Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an article about defunding the police and investing in Black farmers. Truthout 6/23/2020

An interview with Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn about the Great Sunflower Project, a citizen science initiative she runs, was mentioned in an article about the 15-year-old founder of the lemonade brand Me & the Bees. Whalebone Magazine 6/24/2020

Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger discussed how annexation of major Jewish settlements in the Jordan Valley will impact American Jews. Washington Jewish Week 6/24/2020

Alumnus and jazz musician Terry Hilliard was interviewed about how music has changed. KQED 6/25/2020

Alumnus and music producer Grover Wilcher discussed how music influenced his life. WFYI-FM 6/24/2020 (Clip not available.)

An article about a 1967 Philadelphia student protest mentions the 1968 student strike at SF State. The Philadelphia Citizen 6/25/2020

An article about the history of anti-racism protests features a photo of the 1968 student strike at SF State. The New European 6/25/2020

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was discussed in an article about the California State University’s plan to make ethnic studies a graduation requirement. Asian Journal 6/23/2020


Professor of Health Education Erik Peper discussed the health benefits of waking up early. Men’s Health 6/24/2020; MSN 6/24/2020

Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi commented on the history of the Pride movement in San Francisco. San Francisco Examiner 6/23/2020

Alumna and co-founder of SF State’s Department of Women and Gender Studies Lani Ka'ahumanu was profiled in an article about LGBTQ activism. The Bold Italic 6/23/2020

Alumna and actress Annette Bening was a speaker for the Point Foundation’s 2020 commencement gala. Hollywood Reporter 6/23/2020

The 1968 student strike at SF State was discussed in an article about Chicano protest art. San Francisco Chronicle 6/24/2020

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was discussed in an episode of the KQED podcast “The Bay.” KQED 6/22/2020


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto commented on how face masks are complicating nonverbal communication. New York Times 6/23/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in multiple articles about increased prejudice as a result of the pandemic. NBC News 6/22/2020; Yellow Scene Magazine 6/22/2020

Assistant Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post about the current relevance of a 1980s rap song about the police. New Canaan Advertiser 6/22/2020

Alumna Adela Solis is the new principal for St. Rita School in Sierra Madre. Pasadena Now 6/22/2020

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was discussed in an article about the California State University’s plan to make ethnic studies a graduation requirement. The Sacramento Bee 6/20/2020 (This topic was covered by eight news outlets.)

SF State research on the digital metabolism tracker Lumen was cited in multiple articles. Medical Daily 6/22/2020; MSN Philippines 6/22/2020


Assistant Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator wrote an article for the Washington Post about the current relevance of a 1980s rap song about the police. The Washington Post 6/22/2020SF Gate 6/22/2020

Lecturer of Africana Studies Kwadwo Duane Deterville was quoted in an article about imagery and protest culture in the Bay Area. San Francisco Chronicles 6/22/2020

Associate Professor of Native American Studies Roger Kuhn was a guest on a radio program about mental health during the pandemic. Native American Calling 6/16/2020

Vice President of Animation Recruitment and Development for the Nickelodeon television channel Camille Eden, an alumna, discussed being a Black woman in animation. Animation Magazine 6/19/2020

Alumnus and filmmaker Soon King Yaw was profiled in multiple articles. Daily Express 6/22/2020; The Star 6/20/2020; MSN 6/20/2020

Alumna Kathy Triolo was elected president of the Nevada County Camera Club. The Union 6/19/2020

The establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State was discussed in an article about the California State University’s plan to make ethnic studies a graduation requirement. MSN 6/21/2020; KQED 6/21/2020; Latin Post 6/20/2020 (This topic was covered by eight news outlets.)

Research by SF State’s Family Acceptance Project was cited in an article about the financial difficulties faced by the LGBTQ community. MoneyWise 6/18/2020


Professor of Psychology and Chair of the California State University Ethnic Studies Council Kenneth Monteiro was quoted in an article about a proposed ethnic studies requirement for CSU students. Ed Source 6/19/2020

AB 540 Dream Coordinator for SF State’s Dream Resource Center Luis De Paz Fernandez commented on the Supreme Court’s recent DACA ruling. Mission Local 6/18/2020

Professor Emeritus of History Robert Cherny was quoted in an article about a proposed plan to remove historical murals from a University of California, San Francisco, building. J. Weekly 6/18/2020

Alumna and writer Judy Juanita was interviewed about her book “Virgin Soul” on the podcast “Bookwaves/Artwaves.” KPFA-FM 6/18/2020


Director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim and SF State student Nina Mir discussed how the LGBTQIA community is viewed in Iran in an article about an upcoming pride event. San Francisco Examiner 6/18/2020

Professor Emeritus of History Robert Cherny was quoted in an article about the influence murals have had on community change. Fast Company 6/18/2020

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Robert Smith discussed death threats made to a Santa Clara health officer over COVID-19 regulations. KTVU 6/17/2020

Professor of Asian American Studies Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales helped to establish the Pinays Rising scholarship in 2018. Balitang America 6/17/2020

The 1968 student strike and the establishment of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were cited in an article about the Alum Rock Union School District Board’s decision to implement an ethnic studies curriculum. San Jose Spotlight


Professor of History Marc Stein discussed San Francisco history in the docuseries “The California Century,” which recently aired on 12 NPR-affiliated radio stations. BBC Radio 3/7/2020

SF State student Ocean Noah discussed how the San Francisco Hillel student organization is working towards positive community change. Inside Higher Ed 6/17/2020


Professor of Art Mark Johnson was quoted in an article about the proposed removal of a bust at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. New York Times 6/15/2020

Criminal Justice Studies Lecturer James Dudley wrote an article about the potential impact of defunding the police. Police One 6/11/2020

An article about how social media is fueling pandemic-related prejudice against Asians cited a report from an anti-xenophobia website that the Asian American Studies Department helped launch. Latin American Post 6/16/2020


Professor Emeritus of Political Science Robert C. Smith was quoted in an article about looting during the protests over the wrongful death of George Floyd. USA Today 6/15/2020 (This article was published on 45 news sites.)

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on how the Black Lives Matter movement is highlighting division amongst the Asian American community. South China Morning Post 6/15/2020

Professor Emeritus of History Bill Issel commented on the defacement of a Christopher Columbus statue in San Francisco. KCBS-AM 6/14/2020

Professor Emeritus of History Robert Cherny commented on a proposed plan to remove historical murals from the University of California, San Francisco Parnassus campus. San Francisco Chronicle 6/12/2020

 


SF State student Javi De Leonx commented on an Alameda demonstration he participated in. East Bay Times 6/12/2020; The Mercury News 6/12/2020


A post about how food issues during the pandemic increase anxiety by Professor and Chair of English Language & Literature Gitanjali Shahani was cited for its popularity with blog readers. The Bookseller 6/11/2020

Professor and Chair of Labor Studies John Logan discussed the potential impact of a second round of stimulus checks. Wallethub 6/11/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in a news segment about increased reports of hate crimes against Asian Americans. KQED 6/10/2020 (clip not available)

Alumnus and writer Greg Shine was profiled. Greensburg Daily News 6/10/2020


The formation of the Third World Liberation Front in the 1960s by students at SF State was discussed in an article about the controversy over the slogan “Yellow Peril Supports Black Power.” NBC News 6/9/2020 (This story was published in three news outlets.)


Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Amy Sueyoshi discussed how corporations have changed their approach to the LGBTQ community in an article about the history of pride parades. Vice 6/8/2020

Alumna Clair Whitmer wrote an article about the history of online journalism. CNET 6/9/2020; MSN 6/9/2020

The late sculptress Marion Young, an alumna, was profiled in an article about a popular sculpture in Ashland, Oregon. Ashland Tidings 6/8/2020

The 1968 student strike and the founding of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were mentioned in an article about Filipino American activists fighting racism. Inquirer 6/9/2020

The 1968 student strike and the founding of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were discussed in an op-ed about the benefits of ethnic studies curricula. South Seattle Emerald 6/8/2020


Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln discussed how wearing face masks effects social interactions. Vox 6/8/2020

Alumnus Danny Glover, an activist and actor, discussed the importance of building community on the podcast “Real Change.” KSKA-FM 6/5/2020

Former SF State President and California Senator S.I. Hayakawa was mentioned in an interview about a book on the history of Boulder, Colorado. KOA-AM 6/5/2020 (clip not available)

An article about the impact of President Trump’s immigration policies on Chinese students and scholars mentioned the Stop APPI Hate website, which the Asian American Studies Department helped launch. CGTN 6/7/2020


Lecturer of Africana Studies Kwadwo Duane Deterville was quoted in an article about a woman who rode her horse in an Oakland protest against the killing of George Floyd.  San Francisco Chronicle 6/5/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on how the Black Lives Matter protests are highlighting prejudices against Asians. Global Times 6/5/2020

Professor Emeritus of Africana Studies Wade Nobles was cited in an editorial. J.Weekly 6/4/2020

Alumnus and former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr. discussed the recent Black Lives Matter protests on a morning show. KCBS-AM 6/5/2020 (clip unavailable)

The founding of the first Black Student Union (BSU) at SF State was discussed in an article about how BSUs nationwide are supporting the Black Lives Matter movement.  Teen Vogue 6/3/2020


Criminal Justice Studies Lecturer James Dudley co-wrote an article about whether or not law enforcement officers should participate in protests. Police One 6/3/2020
 
Alumna Maeley Tom was interviewed about her new book, which highlights her career as a California politician. The Fresno Bee 6/4/2020
 
The 1968 student strike and the founding of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were discussed in an article calling for Asian Americans to speak up about hate crimes against African Americans. Vox 6/3/2020 
 

Associate Professor of Equity, Leadership Studies and Instructional Technologies Brian Beatty was quoted in an article about how universities are preparing for the fall semester during the pandemic. Inside Higher Ed 6/3/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about an increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans following the pandemic. The Filipino Times 6/3/2020

SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies was mentioned in an article about the importance of ethnic studies programs. Boston Review 6/2/2020


President Lynn Mahoney was quoted in an article about state education leaders speaking out against racism and police brutality. EdSource 6/1/2020

Alumna Skye McLennan was named the new director of the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival. Paso Robles Daily News 6/1/2020


Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln discussed the influence of political ideologies on how the U.S. is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. BBC News 6/1/2020

Professor and Chair of Economics Anoshua Chaudhuri commented on the impact of online sales on small businesses during the pandemic. SF Gate 5/30/2020; San Francisco Chronicle 5/29/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about what hate crimes say about Americans. BBC News 5/27/2020

Alumnus Charles Hall, inventor of the waterbed, was profiled. MSN 5/31/2020

Alumnus and former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr. wrote an editorial about President Trump and Twitter. San Francisco Chronicle 5/30/2020

Founder and President of Dogma Animal Rescue Duane Ledward, an alumnus, has received a North Bay Spirit Award. The Press Democrat 5/29/2020

Former SF State student Bill Kimberlin, a visual effects artist, was interviewed about his career in film. San Francisco Chronicle 5/29/2020

Poet and activist Gloria House discussed her participation in a 1960s book drive that SF State students organized for the Freedom School in Selma, Alabama, on an episode of the PBS program “American Black Journal.” WKBD-TV  3/30/2020 (clip not available)


May

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about Asian Americans advocating against pandemic-related hate crimes. Reuters 5/29/2020 (This article was published on 53 news sites.)

Director of SF State’s Family Acceptance Project Caitlin Ryan was quoted in an article about a new study designed to increase family support for Hispanic LGBTQ youth. Curve Magazine 5/29/2020

Alumna Skye McLennan was named the new director of the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival. KSBY News 5/28/2020

An article about an increase in pandemic-related hate crimes cites the Stop APPI Hate website, which the Asian American Studies Department helped launch to record such attacks. The Fresno Bee 5/28/2020 (This article was published on 12 news sites.)


Alumnus Hector Soto is the new principal of Cali Calmécac Language Academy. The Windsor Times 5/27/2020

Alumnus, artist and founder of Red Bay Coffee Keba Konte was interviewed about how his company responded to COVID-19 regulations. The Miami Times 5/27/2020

A report by the Asian American Studies Department on increased incidents of pandemic-related hate crimes was cited in multiple articles about how San Diego’s local government is responding to the pandemic. The San Diego Tribune 5/27/2020; The San Diego Tribune 5/27/2020


An article by Professor of Jewish Studies Marc L. Dollinger was quoted in an editorial. Times of Israel 5/26/2020

Director of SF State’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Kathy Bruin discussed OLLI’s shift to online classes this spring and what that means for the seniors who signed up for them. San Francisco Chronicle 5/26/2020; SF Gate 5/26/2020

The 1968 student strike and the founding of SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies were mentioned in an article about the new PBS docuseries “Asian Americans.” Nichi Bei 5/21/2020


A book on Asian American art by Professor of Art Mark Johnson was mentioned in an article about how artists are responding to the pandemic. 48 Hills 5/25/2020

Student Health Services Psychiatrist Dr. Ronald Holt discussed supporting mental health for students during the pandemic. ABC 7 5/25/2020

Professor of Marketing Subodh Bhat commented on Elon Musk’s plan to move the Tesla manufacturing plant out of California due to pandemic-related restrictions on operations. Bloomberg 5/24/2020 (This article was published on 22 news sites.)

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in multiple articles about the impact of pandemic-related harassment on Asian American health care workers. The Star 5/23/2020; Pleasanton Weekly 5/24/2020

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto discussed how face masks are complicating nonverbal communication. The Atlantic 5/22/2020

Professor of English Language & Literature Larry Hanley, Lecturer of Humanities Brad Erickson and Professor of Women & Gender Studies Juliette Hua co-wrote an op-ed about the impact of budget cuts and COVID-19 on higher education. San Francisco Examiner 5/22/2020

The late poet Michael McClure, an alumnus, was remembered. The Independent 5/25/2020

A report by the Asian American Studies Department on increased incidents of pandemic-related hate crimes was cited in multiple news segments about racist flyers posted in San Leandro. KABC-TV 5/26/2020; KFSN-TV 5/25/2020; KGO-TV 5/23/2020

A webpage to document xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans that was launched with help from the Asian American Studies Department was mentioned in an article about increased attacks worldwide. KPIX 5/23/2020


A report by Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung about increased pandemic-related xenophobia was cited in an article about an attack on an Asian American couple in Seattle. The Seattle Times 5/21/2020

Alumnus Kelcey Ayer was interviewed about his career with the indie band Local Natives. Spill Magazine 5/22/2020

SF State student Sam Moore wrote an article about the health challenges the trans community is experiencing during the pandemic. El Tecolote 5/21/2020

Alumna and Santa Rosa Vice Mayor Victoria Fleming was profiled. The North Bay Business Journal 5/22/2020

Alumnus and Sonoma Mayor Logan Harvey was profiled. The North Bay Business Journal 5/22/2020

The 1968 student strike and the founding of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State were discussed in an article about Asian American History. Time 5/22/2020


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about an increase in pandemic-related discrimination against Asian Americans in Northern California. The Independent 5/21/2020

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto discussed how face masks are complicating nonverbal communication. Elemental Magazine 5/20/2020

A discrimination-tracking webpage that Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung helped establish was referenced in a news segment about the impact of pandemic-related harassment on Asian American health care workers. Hawaii Telegraph 5/21/2020; San Francisco Examiner 5/20/2020 (This topic was featured on 33 news sites.)

The 1968 student strike and founding of a Black Studies program at SF State were discussed in an article about influential history teachers. The Chicago Crusader 5/20/2020


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed a video he recently launched to help combat pandemic-related hate crimes against Asian Americans. KTXL-TV 5/20/2020 (clip unavailable)

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln commented on states’ varying responses to the pandemic. The Atlantic 5/20/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about the impact of pandemic-related discrimination on Asian American doctors. The Washington Post 5/19/2020; MSN News 5/19/2020 (This article was published by 13 news outlets.)

An article about anti-China political ads mentioned the Stop APPI Hate website, which the Asian American Studies Department helped launch. Huffington Post 5/19/2020 (This article was published on three news sites.)


President Lynn Mahoney discussed why high school students shouldn’t take a gap year before attending college. KGO-TV 5/18/2020; KOFY-TV 5/18/2020 (clip unavailable)

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed tracking and combatting pandemic-related hate crimes against Asian Americans. KTVU-TV 5/19/2020; Vice News 5/19/2020; KCBA-TV 5/18/2020 (clip unavailable)

Criminal Justice Studies Lecturer James Dudley commented on the limitation of free speech for law enforcement officers while in uniform. Police One 5/18/2020

An SF State study on vehicle temperatures was cited in an article about systems that remind drivers about passengers in back seats. MotorTrend Magazine 5/19/2020

An article about an increase in pandemic-related attacks against Asian Americans mentioned the Stop APPI Hate website, which the Asian American Studies Department helped launch. SF Gate 5/18/2020


Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto discussed how face masks are complicating nonverbal communication. KCBS-AM 5/15/2020 (clip unavailable)

SF State students MaryJane Johnson and Corey Browning discussed difficulties completing their journalism internships during the pandemic. San Francisco Examiner 5/17/2020

SF State student William Hunter was quoted in an article about the CSU’s decision to continue remote learning into fall 2020. Reuters 5/15/2020 (This story was featured on 62 news outlets.)

Alumna Angélica Garcia is the first Chicana president of Berkeley City College. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 5/15/2020

Alumna and artist Donna Levreault was profiled. The Union 5/15/2020

Television and film producer Ron Ziskin, an alumnus, died May 9. MSN 5/15/2020

SF State was listed among the first colleges to establish an Asian American Studies program in an article about Asian American history. PBS SoCal 5/15/2020

An article about Los Angeles County officials urging people to report hate crimes against Asian Americans discussed an anti-discrimination website launched by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department. Asian Journal 5/16/2020

An op-ed about the CSU’s decision to continue remote learning in fall 2020 mentioned SF State. SF Gate 5/14/2020

SF State was mentioned in an article about how higher education is adapting to primarily remote instruction. San Francisco Chronicle 5/17/2020; MSN 5/17/2020


SF State student Kaycee Cayabyab discussed her experience graduating during the pandemic. SF Gate 5/15/2020

Associated Students President Preyansh Kotecha commented in an article about a state audit of the CSU system. San Francisco Chronicle 5/14/2020

The founding of SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies was mentioned in an op-ed about ethnic studies education. Inside Higher Ed 5/15/2020

SF State was featured in an interview with CSU Chancellor Timothy White about the decision to continue remote instruction in fall 2020. Good Morning American 5/14/2020


President Lynn Mahoney discussed how SF State is planning for continued remote learning during the pandemic. KGO-TV 5/13/2020

Professor Emeritus of Counseling Robert Chope commented on supporting mental health during the pandemic. The New York Times 5/14/2020

School of PACE Lecturer James Dudley commented on how law enforcement officers can help reduce child abuse during the pandemic in a segment of “PBS NewsHour.” WNET-TV 5/13/2020

Professor of Geography & Environment Jason Henderson commented on a development plan for the area of Market and Van Ness in San Francisco. San Francisco Examiner 5/13/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung and a website he helped establish were discussed in an article about advocates working to stop anti-Asian discrimination. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 5/14/2020


President Lynn Mahoney was quoted in multiple articles about SF State’s plans for the fall 2020 semester. KCBS 5/13/2020; KRON 4 5/13/2020; San Francisco Chronicle 5/12/2020 (This topic was covered by eight news outlets.)

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan discussed how employers are responding to the unionization efforts of essential workers. Z Magazine 5/13/2020; Axios 5/12/2020

Professor of Asian American Studies Dan Gonzales and Professor Emeritus of Asian American Studies Laureen Chew discussed the 1968 student strike on an episode of the PBS docuseries “Asian Americans.”  WNET-TV 5/12/2020

Associate Professor for the Department of Equity Leadership Study Brian Beatty discussed the pros and cons of remote learning. Inside Higher Education 5/13/2020


School of PACE Lecturer James Dudley was quoted in an article about law enforcement staffing during the pandemic. Police One 5/12/2020

Professor of Geography & Environment Jason Henderson discussed public transportation operation following the pandemic. KCBS-AM 5/11/2020

Alumnus King Yaw Soon directed a short film titled “All I Did Was Smile and Say Hello,” which is part of the KQED Homemade Film Festival. KQED 5/11/2020

Alumna and Executive Director of the nonprofit Success Centers Liz Jackson-Simpson was profiled. High Times 5/11/2020

The 1968 student strike at SF State was mentioned in multiple stories about the new PBS docuseries “Asian Americans.” Los Angeles Times 5/11/2020


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Instructor Andrew Fraknoi discussed astronomy on the podcast “The Pat Thurston Show.” KGO-AM 5/8/2020

SF State senior MaryJane Johnson wrote an article about her experience with self-isolation during the pandemic. SF Weekly 5/9/2020

The 1968 student strike and the founding of SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies were mentioned in multiple stories about the new PBS docuseries “Asian Americans.” Huffington Post 5/11/2020; San Francisco Chronicle 5/9/2020; KQED 5/8/2020 (This topic was covered by 15 news sites.)


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about a resolution passed in San Antonio, Texas, regarding pandemic-related hate speech. Daily Mail 5/8/2020

SF State student Noor Baig wrote an article about how Bay Area Muslims are adapting their religious traditions during the pandemic. El Tecolote 5/7/2020

Alumnus Francisco Durán is the new superintendent for Arlington County Public Schools in Virginia. WTOP-FM 5/8/2020

Alumnus and poet Michael McClure died May 4. The Washington Post 5/7/2020


President Lynn Mahoney wrote an op-ed about why graduating high school seniors should consider going directly to college rather than taking a gap year. San Francisco Chronicle 5/7/2020; MSN 5/7/2020

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan discussed the impact that anti-union campaigns are having on essential workers in multiple articles. Truthout 5/7/2020; The Intercept 5/6/2020

SF State student Amanda Law discussed being discriminated against in an article about pandemic-related xenophobia. The Gulf Times 5/7/2020; Daily Magazine 5/7/2020; NBC News 5/6/2020 (This story was covered by four media outlets.)

Founder of the nonprofit organization GEMINI José Luis Ascolani, an alumnus, discussed how he is helping health care workers and first responders during the COVID-19 crisis. The San Diego Tribune 5/7/2020

Alumna and retired middle school teacher Olwen Peterson was profiled. Argus Courier 5/7/2020

Alumnus Jonathan Overby wrote about how music can express gratitude. Wisconsin Public Radio 5/7/2020

Alumnus and poet Michael McClure died May 4. New York Times 5/6/2020

An article about the new PBS docuseries “Asian Americans” mentioned the founding of SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies. Pasadena Weekly 5/6/2020


An article about how higher education is adapting to the COVID-19 crisis cites a podcast recorded by Lecturer for the Department of Equity, Leadership Studies and Instructional Technologies Kevin Kelly. Inside Higher Education 5/6/2020

Research Fellow for Research & Sponsored Programs Cathy Samayoa was featured on a podcast about stress and cancer. Salud America! 5/6/2020

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Studies Dilara Yarbough wrote an article about advocating for safe housing for homeless women during the pandemic. Ms. Magazine 5/5/2020

Lecturer of Political Science David Lee commented on the debate over a proposal to reserve hotel rooms for the city’s homeless population. The Wall Street Journal 5/5/2020

Labor Studies Lecturer Bill Sokol commented on a lawsuit against Uber and Lyft. San Francisco Examiner 5/5/2020

Alumnus and poet Michael McClure died May 4. San Francisco Chronicle 5/5/2020

An article about the new PBS docuseries “Asian Americans” discussed the founding of SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies. PBS SoCal 5/5/2020


The founding of SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies was referenced in an article about the new PBS docuseries “Asian Americans.” The Oregonian Online 5/4/2020

Alumna and illustrator Anika Orrock was profiled in an article about artists affected by the pandemic. Gulf Today 5/5/2020


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the increase in reports of pandemic-related hate crimes. The Anchorage Press Online 5/1/2020; KNX-AM 5/3/2020 (clip unavailable.)

SF State student Madelyn Swanson discussed running her own business during the COVID-19 crisis. Benicia Herald 5/1/2020

Alumna and writer Judy Juanita was profiled. Kirkus Review 5/2/2020

Principal for the nonprofit organization Black Futures Lab Alicia Garza, an alumna, was quoted in an article about how a traffic ticket changed Martin Luther King Jr.’s life. AP News 5/4/2020

Multiple articles about pandemic-related hate crimes cite the Stop APPI Hate website, which the Asian American Studies Department helped launch to record such attacks. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 5/4/2020; Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder 5/2/2020


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the potential for an increase in pandemic-related hate crimes. KCBS-AM 4/30/2020

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan was quoted in multiple articles about grocery store employee safety. Texas Observer 5/1/2020; NBC News 5/1/2020


April

Professor of Asian American Studies Daniel Phil Gonzales was quoted in an article about Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Inquirer 4/30/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung and the website he helped establish to track xenophobic attacks against Asians were discussed in multiple articles about an increase in pandemic-related hate crimes. San Francisco Chronicle 4/29/2020; Yahoo! News New Zealand 4/29/2020; The Rafu Shimpo 4/29/2020

Alumna Danna Rocca was hired as assistant principal at Petaluma Junior High School. Argus-Courier 4/29/2020

A website documenting xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans that was launched with help from the Asian American Studies Department was discussed in a story about efforts to help Asian American-owned businesses hurt by the pandemic. KXTV 4/30/2020

Multiple articles about hate crimes against Asian Americans mention the Stop APPI Hate website, which the Asian American Studies Department helped launch to track such attacks. New York Daily News  4/30/2020; Pasadena Weekly 4/30/2020


Professor Emeritus of History Bill Issel commented on pandemic-related protests. The Guardian 4/29/2020; Yahoo! News 4/29/2020

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about layoffs and union organizing during the pandemic. ACQ Magazine 4/28/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung and the website he helped establish to track xenophobic attacks against Asians were cited in a news story about an increase in pandemic-related hate crimes. NPR 4/28/2020 (clip unavailable.)

 


Professor Emeritus of History Bill Issel commented on pandemic-related protests. The Guardian 4/29/2020; Yahoo! News 4/29/2020

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about layoffs and union organizing during the pandemic. ACQ Magazine 4/28/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung and the website he helped establish to track xenophobic attacks against Asians were cited in a news story about an increase in pandemic-related hate crimes. NPR 4/28/2020 (clip unavailable.)

 


Professor of Labor Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about layoffs and union organizing during the pandemic. New York Times 4/28/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in multiple articles about pandemic-related discrimination against Asian Americans. NBC News 4/28/2020; Gainesville Sun 4/27/2020

Former SF State student Brandon Lee, who was shot last year while working with human rights organizations in the Philippines, is having difficulty finding affordable housing in the Bay Area. KQED 4/27/2020 (clip unavailable.)

A website documenting xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans that was launched with help from the Asian American Studies Department was mentioned in an op-ed. The Philadelphia Sunday Sun 4/26/2020


President Lynn Mahoney encouraged prospective college students to embrace remote learning in an article about the impact COVID-19 is having on higher education. The San Diego Union-Tribune 4/27/2020
Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the need for grocery stores to be more transparent about employees who test positive for COVID-19. NPR 4/26/2020; KQED 4/26/2020 (clip not available)

Professor of Biology Ravinder Sehgal commented on the impact the COVID-19 crisis will have on field research. The Wire 4/25/2020

The Great Sunflower Project, a citizen science initiative run by Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn, was mentioned in an article about gardening while sheltering in place. The Shawnee News-Star 4/25/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about the increase in xenophobia against Asians due to the COVID-19 crisis. MSN 4/25/2020

An episode of “Book TV” in which Lecturer of Journalism Roland De Wolk discussed his book “American Disruptor: The Scandalous Life of Leland Stanford” recently aired. C-Span 2 4/24/2020

Professor of Economics Anoshua Chaudhuri commented on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on retail stores in the Bay Area. KQED 4/24/2020

SF State student Isik Berfin discussed learning traditional Zaza and Kurdish music from her mother in an article about preserving California’s immigration history through music. South Carolina Public Radio 4/24/2020

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department about anti-Chinese xenophobia was cited in an article about increased discrimination linked to COVID-19. CGTN 4/27/2020


Assistant Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an article about how COVID-19 relief is needed for agricultural workers. Truthout 4/23/2020

Lecturer of Race and Resistance Studies Jackie Fielder wrote an op-ed about how to keep people from losing their homes due to the COVID-19 crisis. San Francisco Examiner 4/23/2020

SF State students Wilson Gomez and Sahar Swaleh co-wrote an article about increased reports of hate crimes against Asian Americans and a webpage Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung helped establish. El Tecolote 4/23/2020

Alumnus Dick Kortz was interviewed about his art. Pasatiempo 4/24/2020

Alumna Danna Rocca was hired as assistant principal at Petaluma Junior High School. The Press Democrat 4/23/2020

Former SF State student Brandon Lee, who was shot last year while working with human rights organizations in the Philippines, was profiled in an article about finding affordable housing in the Bay Area. KQED 4/23/2020

The Welcome Back Initiative, founded by former SF State faculty member José Ramón Fernández-Peña, was discussed in an article about immigrant doctors wanting to help fight COVID-19. The New Yorker 4/23/2020

The 1969 occupation of Alcatraz by SF State students was discussed in an interview with Sarah James, an Alaskan Native activist who is fighting against drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife refuge. KSKA-FM 4/23/2020 (clip not available)


Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on Walmart’s lack of follow-through on a plan to provide face masks to employees. Vox 4/23/2020

A tweet by alumna Molly Sanchez was featured in a list of pandemic-related social media messages from comedians. SF Gate 4/23/2020

Alumna Mira Martin-Parker wrote a letter to the editor about rent relief during the COVID-19 crisis. 48 Hills 4/22/2020

SF State was listed among universities considering plans for the fall 2020 semester. The Mercury News 4/22/2020

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department about anti-Chinese xenophobia was cited in an article about the concerns of Asian Americans in the LGBTQ community. Vice 4/22/2020


A blog post by Assistant Professor of Biology Pleuni Pennings was quoted in an article about the unreliability of blood test to detect COVID-19. MEAWW 4/22/2020

Caitlin Ryan, the director of SF State’s Family Acceptance Project, was cited in an article about how educators can support LGBTQ students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Teacher Magazine 4/21/2020

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the possibility of grocery stores closing to customers and allowing pick-up only. The Daily Wire 4/21/2020; KYW News Radio 1060 4/21/2020

Alumnus Dick Schultz was mentioned in a review of a wine produced by Orsi Family Vineyards in Sonoma. The Press Democrat 4/21/2020


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the negative impact of calling COVID-19 a “Chinese virus.” WGBH 4/21/2020; The Washington Post 4/21/2020; KCBS-AM 4/20/2020

Lecturer in Criminal Justice Ishman Anderson was profiled for his work mentoring students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Woodland Daily Democrat 4/20/2020

Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies Rachel Gross commented on a presentation she gave at a Jewish Community Library event, which was briefly disrupted due to a new trend called “Zoombombing.” J. Weekly 4/20/2020

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the possibility of grocery stores closing to customers and allowing pick-up only. WGN-TV 4/20/2020; WBRZ 4/20/2020; Napa Valley Register 4/20/2020 (This topic was covered by over 400 news outlets.)

SF State student Brandon Tanguma wrote an article about the impact of COVID-19 on Bay Area indie wrestling matches. El Tecolote 4/20/2020

Alumnus Rob Caughlan wrote an op-ed about redirecting national defense funds to national health. San Francisco Chronicle 4/20/2020

A webpage to document xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans that was launched with help from the Asian American Studies Department was mentioned in an article about increased attacks in New York City. Huffington Post 4/20/2020


Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on grocery stores closing to customers and allowing pick-up only. KRON4 4/19/2020; CNN 4/19/2020; Daily Mail 4/19/2020 (This topic was covered by 84 news outlets.)

An op-ed about park closures due to COVID-19 by Professor of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Nina Roberts was cited in an article about the impact of closures on underrepresented communities. Mother Jones 4/19/2020

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on Walmart’s plan to make face masks mandatory for employees. Quartz 4/18/2020

Professor of Management John Sullivan discussed what being furloughed really means. CNBC 4/17/2020

SF State’s Student Resource & Empowerment Center compiled a list of Bay Area food banks. KGO 4/17/2020


President Lynn Mahoney was quoted in an article about a survey sent to SF State seniors asking how the University should proceed with Commencement. SF Gate 4/14/2020

Research by Professor of Health Education Erik Peper was cited in an article about working from home. Yahoo Lifestyle 4/16/2020

Alumna and therapist Mary Fennelly is offering free mental health counseling during the COVID-19 crisis. Chestnut Hill Local 4/17/2020

Alumnus and Director of the nonprofit organization Operation Shoestring Robert Langford was interviewed about how the organization is continuing to help children and families while schools are closed. The Northside Sun 4/17/2020


Associate Professor of Biology Wilfred Denetclaw discussed the increase in COVID-19 infections on the Navajo reservation. Navajo Times 4/16/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. KCBS 4/16/2020; KLCC-FM 4/16/2020 (This topic was covered by four news outlets.)

Professor of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Nina S. Roberts was quoted in an article about park closures due to COVID-19. High Country News 4/16/2020

Professor of Decision Sciences Ramesh Bollapragada discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic has created a food shortage in the U.S. KKTV 4/14/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about the impact the COVID-19 crisis has had on Asian-owned businesses. Medium 4/16/2020; The Press Democrat 4/15/2020

Alumnus and singer Johnny Mathis was interviewed about his music career. WCBE 4/16/2020

Alumnus Michael Gallagher was named superintendent of the Sunnyvale School District. The Mercury News 4/15/2020


President Lynn Mahoney was quoted in an article about a survey sent to SF State seniors asking how the University should proceed with Commencement. San Francisco Chronicle 4/14/2020

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the extra precautions grocery workers have to take to keep from becoming infected by COVID-19. Mel Magazine 4/15/2020

Assistant Professor of Biology Pleuni Pennings commented on a new study that suggests dogs may have helped transmit COVID-19 to humans. Live Science 4/15/2020; MEAWW 4/15/2020

Professor of Africana Studies Shawn Ginwright wrote an op-ed about how COVID-19 highlights the need to heal America’s racial divisions. San Francisco Chronicle 4/14/2020

Lecturer for the Department of Equity, Leadership Studies and Instructional Technologies Kevin Kelly was cited in an article about the need to reimagine higher education following the COVID-19 crisis. Inside Higher Ed 4/14/2020

The 1968 student strike at SF State was mentioned in an article about 1960s student activism in Los Angeles. The Guardian 4/15/2020


Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the push for extra precautions at grocery stores to prevent employees from becoming infected with COVID-19. KRON 4 4/13/2020 (This topic was covered by over 200 news sites.)

Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin wrote an op-ed about Trump’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The New York Times 4/13/2020

Professor of History Marc Stein discussed San Francisco’s LGBTQ history in the docuseries “The California Century.” BBC Radio 3/4/2020

SF State student Gary Walker discussed how he is spending time during the COVID-19 shutdown. ABC News 4/14/2020 This story was published in over 300 news outlets.)

Alumni Rachel Garcia and Thu Tran, who make up the music duo “The Singer and The Songwriter,” discussed performing during the COVID-19 shutdown. San Francisco Chronicle 4/14/2020

A webpage documenting xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans that was launched with help from the Asian American Studies Department was mentioned in a news segment. KFBK-AM 4/13/2020 (clip not available)


Professor of Labor Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about how grocery stores can protect their employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Washington Post 4/12/2020; San Antonio Express News 4/13/2020; SF Gate 4/12/2020 (This article was published on 12 news sites.)

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan discussed employee union activism during a pandemic on the podcast “Dear Discreet Guide.” Podomatic 4/10/2020

Assistant Professor of Special Education Kathleen Mortier commented on a website that helps special education teachers work with students remotely. Ed Source 4/10/2020

Alumnus and inventor of the wetsuit Jack O’Neill was mentioned on the NBC docuseries “Bay Area Revelations.” NBC 4/11/2020

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department about the increase in anti-Chinese xenophobia was cited in an article about encouraging people to be compassionate toward one another. The Statesman 4/12/2020

A webpage documenting xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans that was launched with help from the Asian American Studies Department was discussed. The Daily Journal 4/11/2020; KCET-TV 4/9/2020


Professor of Labor Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about how grocery stores can protect their employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. CNN 4/9/2020 (This story was published by 16 news outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in multiple articles about the increase in attacks against Asian Americans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Washington Post 4/9/2020; The Washington Post 4/9/2020; Mountain View Voice 4/8/2020 (This topic was covered in seven news outlets.)

Professor of Health Education Erik Peper discussed the health benefits of opening windows. Elemental 4/8/2020

SF State student Ines Ayrault Montero wrote about her experience as an exchange student during the COVID-19 crisis. El Tecolote 4/9/2020

Alumna Alondra Vega commented on the postponement of SF State’s 2020 Commencement due to COVID-19. KQED 4/9/2020 (clip not available.)

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department about the increase in anti-Chinese xenophobia was cited in an article about encouraging people to be compassionate towards one another. The Spokesman-Review 4/8/2020


Professor of Jewish Studies Marc Dollinger commented on alternative ways to celebrate Passover during the COVID-19 pandemic. San Francisco Examiner 4/7/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in multiple articles about the increase of attacks against Asian Americans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Palo Alto Online 4/7/2020; KNBC-TV 4/7/2020 (This article was published on 11 NBC-affiliated sites.)

Research on the psychological impact of purchasing consumer goods conducted by Professor of Psychology Ryan T. Howell was referenced in a list of “happiness hacks.” MSN 4/7/2020

Alumna Angelica Garcia was selected to be president of Berkeley City College. SF Gate 4/7/2020

Alumna and physician Michelle Roland discussed applying lessons learned from the AIDs pandemic to the current COVID-19 crisis. J. Weekly 4/7/2020


Assistant Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an article about the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Culturico 4/7/2020

A study by Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was cited in an article about ranked-choice voting. Longmont Observer 4/6/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about how President Trump’s language when describing COVID-19 is fueling anti-Asian discrimination. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 4/6/2020

Alumna Nellie Partow discussed working as a fashion designer in New York during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Washington Post 4/7/2020


A webpage documenting xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans that was launched with help from Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was cited in multiple articles. The Washington Post 4/6/2020; ABC News Radio 4/5/2020; Inquirer 4/3/2020 (The ABC News article was published in 27 news outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about threats made to owners of a Chinese restaurant in Connecticut. Valley Independent Sentinel 4/5/2020

A report compiled by Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung about an increase in xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans because of COVID-19 was mentioned. Rafu Shimpo 4/4/2020; Relevant Magazine 4/3/2020

Assistant Professor of Biology Pleuni Pennings was quoted in an op-ed about finding accurate information about COVID-19. Wired 4/5/2020

Alumnus and former San Francisco mayor Willie Brown Jr. was interviewed. Nob Hill Gazette 4/4/2020

Alumnus and entrepreneur Ben Yang, who is celebrated for the jewelry he creates under the name “Ben Baller,” was interviewed about a new project. Seattle Times 4/4/2020

Alumna and actor Liatile Mohale was interviewed about her play “Bitla la Morena.” Sunday Express 4/4/2020

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andrew Reid, a former SF State football coach, discussed working on game planning from home. West Hawaii Today 4/4/2020 (This story was published in three news outlets.)


Labor Studies Lecturer Bill Sokol commented on the proposed plan to allow gig workers to receive unemployment benefits. San Francisco Examiner 4/3/2020

Professor of Biology Ravinder Sehgal commented on the impact the COVID-19 crisis will have on scientific research in the field. Atlas Obscura 4/3/2020

Professor of Decision Sciences Susan Cholette commented on the panic buying of toilet paper sparked by the COVID-19 crisis. Tampa Bay Times 4/2/2020

Professor of History and Director of the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability Catherine Kudlick commented on innovations in education for blind students. WGBH-FM 4/2/2020 (clip not available)

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about an attack on an Asian American family in Texas. Daily Kos 4/2/2020

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andrew Reid, a former SF State coach, discussed working on game planning from home. Times Herald-Record 4/2/2020 (This story was published in 69 news outlets.)

Alumna and writer Rebecca Solnit’s new book “Recollections of My Nonexistence” was reviewed. The New Republic 4/3/2020

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department about the increase in anti-Chinese xenophobia due to the COVID-19 crisis was cited in an article about U.S. citizenship for children adopted from Asian countries. Ms. Magazine 4/3/2020

A webpage documenting xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans that was launched with help from the Asian American Studies Department was mentioned. KGO 4/2/2020; Milwaukee Independent 4/3/2020

 


Professor of Labor Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about classifying grocery employees as essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. NPR 4/2/2020 (This story aired on 72 National Public Radio stations.)

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed a webpage created to document xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Inside Higher Ed 4/2/2020; The Hill 4/2/2020; The Sacramento Bee 4/2/2020

Associate Professor of Race and Resistance Studies Jeff Duncan-Andrade discussed challenges teachers face working with students through distance learning. KQED 4/1/2020

Assistant Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator was interviewed about her book “To Live and Defy in LA: How Gangsta Rap Changed America.” KQED-FM 4/1/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung co-wrote an op-ed about how Trump’s language when describing COVID-19 is fueling anti-Asian discrimination. Los Angeles Times 4/1/2020 (This story was published in three news outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about a white man in Canada who was arrested for threatening to infect indigenous people with COVID-19. Vice Canada 4/1/2020


A study by Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was cited in an article about ranked-choice voting. High Country News Magazine 4/1/2020

Professor of Biology Sarah Cohen was quoted in an article about sea star populations in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco Examiner 4/1/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on Chinese history in Monterey County. Atlas Obscura 3/31/2020

Professor of Biology Ravinder Sehgal commented on the impact the COVID-19 crisis will have on scientific research in the field. Slate Magazine 3/31/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed a webpage created to document xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. WBEZ-FM 3/31/2020; The Straits Times 3/31/2020; The Mercury News 3/31/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about increased xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 crisis. Huffington Post 3/31/2020; Rafu Shimpo 3/27/2020

Professor of Labor Studies John Logan was quoted in an article about classifying grocery employees as essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Counter 3/30/2020


March

President Lynn Mahoney discussed the future of STEM education at SF State. San Francisco Business Times 3/27/2020

Professor Emeritus of History Jerald Combs discussed the lasting impact of the United States’ response to the COVID-19 crisis. USA Today 3/30/2020 (This story was published on 66 news sites.)

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Martha Lincoln discussed the increase in “generational shaming” linked to the COVID-19 outbreak. San Francisco Chronicle 3/29/2020 (This story was published in two news outlets.)

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about xenophobic attacks on Filipino Americans during the COVID-19 crisis. Asian Journal 3/28/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about increased xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 crisis. USA Today 3/28/2020 (This story was published on over 200 USA Today-affiliated sites.)

Director of the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability Catherine Kudlick’s work with disabilities studies was discussed on a radio program. KPFA 3/27/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed increased attacks against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 crisis. NBC News 3/27/2020 (This topic was published by 17 NBC-affiliated sites.)

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed a webpage created to document xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 crisis. KCBS-AM 3/28/2020 (clip not available)

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department was cited in a podcast about COVID-19. CNN 3/27/2020 (This story was published on 16 news sites.)


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed the increase in xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans as a result of the COVID-19 crisis on the NPR program “Morning Edition.” WNYC-FM 3/27/2020 (This segment aired on 49 NPR stations.)

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed a webpage created to document xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. South Carolina Public Radio 3/27/2020; KQED 3/27/2020; Fox News 3/27/2020 (This topic was covered by 59 news outlets.)

Professor of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Nina S. Roberts co-wrote an op-ed about state park closures during the COVID-19 crisis. Bay Nature Magazine 3/26/2020

Professor Emeritus of Management Mitchell Lee Marks discussed ways to mentally cope during the COVID-19 crisis. Hawaii Public Radio 3/26/2020

A webpage documenting xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans that was launched with help from the Asian American Studies Department was mentioned. Vice 3/27/2020; KGO 3/26/2020

 

 


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the launch of a webpage to document xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans. The Independent 3/26/2020

Assistant Professor of Special Education Kathleen Mortier discussed the challenges facing special needs students learning from home. Los Angeles Times 3/25/2020

Professor of Health Education Erik Peper was quoted in an article about tips for working at home. Yahoo Lifestyle 3/25/2020

Assistant Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about investing in farming during the COVID-19 crisis. Rome News-Tribune 3/25/2020

Former SF State student Boots Riley discussed his career in music and working on the film “Sorry to Bother You” on the NPR radio program “Bullseye.” KNPR-FM 3/24/2020

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department was cited in multiple articles about the increase in anti-Chinese xenophobia due to the COVID-19 crisis. Huffington Post 3/25/2020; Waseca County News 3/25/2020; Ms. Magazine 3/25/2020

A webpage to document xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans that was launched with help from the Asian American Studies Department was mentioned. Asian Fortune 3/26/2020; KNVN-TV 3/25/2020; Vox 3/25/2020 


Alumna and musician Aireene Espiritu was recently a guest on a San Francisco podcast. 48 Hills 3/24/2020

Alumna Natasha Ott, a social worker in New Orleans, died while waiting for her COVID-19 test results. Daily Magazine 3/24/2020

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department was cited in multiple articles about the increase in anti-Chinese xenophobia due to the COVID-19 crisis. Minnesota Public Radio 3/25/2020

SF State’s Asian American Studies Department helped launch a webpage to document xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans. WGBH-FM 3/24/2020


Research on Lyme disease by Associate Professor of Biology Andrea Swei and Research Technician for Research & Sponsored Programs Ceili Peng was discussed in an article about biodiversity and the spread of disease. Bay Nature 3/24/2020

Professor of Modern Languages & Literatures Ilona Vandergriff discussed German words that describe the love of travel. BBC 3/24/2020

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Ifetayo Flannery’s guest appearance on the podcast “A Moment of Truth” was mentioned in an article about coping with the COVID-19 crisis. KQED 3/23/2020

Alumna Natasha Ott, a social worker in New Orleans, died while waiting for her COVID-19 test results. Los Angeles Times 3/24/2020 

Alumna Jazmin Jamias was accepted into an editing fellow program at the American Film Institute Conservatory. Vallejo Times-Herald 3/23/2020

Filmmaker and founder of the 1960s acid rock band Great Society Jerry Slick, an alumnus, died March 17. San Francisco Chronicle 3/20/2020

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department was cited in multiple news stories about the increase in anti-Chinese xenophobia due to the COVID-19 crisis. Today 3/24/2020; Hartford Courant 3/23/2020; The Union Journal 3/23/2020  (This topic was covered by 82 news outlets.)

SF State’s Asian American Studies Department helped launch a webpage to document xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans as a result of COVID-19. Business Insider Malaysia 3/23/2020; SFist 3/23/2020


Professor of Labor Studies John Logan wrote an op-ed about protecting grocery and pharmacy employees during the COVID-19 crisis. The Hill 3/21/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the launch of a webpage to document xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans. KQED 3/20/2020

SF State’s Asian American Studies Department helped launch a webpage to document xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans as a result of COVID-19. KPIX 3/22/2020; Marin Independent Journal 3/21/2020; SF Gate 3/19/2020 (This topic was covered by seven news outlets.)

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department was cited in multiple articles about the increase in anti-Chinese xenophobia due to the COVID-19 crisis. The New York Times 3/23/2020; Complex Magazine 3/23/2020

A documentary in SF State’s Bay Area Television Archive was included on a list of docs to watch while stuck at home due to COVID-19. MSN 3/22/2020

SF State was listed among the most liberal colleges in the U.S. CBS News 3/22/2020


Assistant Professor of Special Education Kathleen Mortier commented on the need for schools to help special needs students transition into learning from home. Ed Source 3/20/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung commented on the launch of a webpage to document xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans. KGO 3/19/2020

Professor of Jewish Studies Kitty Millet received a Marcus Transformative Research Award from SF State’s College of Liberal and Creative Arts. J. Weekly 3/19/2020

Alumna D’Aulan McCord is a finalist for Central Cabarrus High School’s Teacher of the Year award. Independent Tribune 3/19/2020

Alumna and art studio owner Amanda Palmer was profiled. Huerfano World Journal 3/19/2020

San Francisco FogCam, which was started by alumni Jeff Schwartz and Dan Wong, was listed as a calming live camera. KQED 3/19/2020

Coverage of the CSU’s decision to postpone 2020 Commencement ceremonies due to COVID-19 precautions mentioned SF State. KNTV-TV 3/18/2020 (clip not available.)

SF State’s Asian American Studies Department helped launch a webpage to document xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans as a result of COVID-19. KNTV-TV 3/19/2020

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department was cited in an article about the increase in anti-Chinese xenophobia due to the COVID-19 crisis. O Magazine 3/19/2020


Lecturer in Criminal Justice James Dudley wrote an article about enforcement of COVID-19 curfews. Police One 3/19/2020

SF State graduate student Jamie Brooks commented on a proposed plan to put climate change warning labels on gas pumps. Huffington Post 3/19/2020

The response of SF State students moving out of campus housing due to COVID-19 precautions was discussed on a radio program. KGO-AM 3/17/2020 (clip unavailable)

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department was cited in an article about the increase in anti-Chinese xenophobia due to the COVID-19 crisis. Hindustan Times 3/17/2020


Research by Professor of Health Education Erik Peper on the benefits of having good posture was referenced in an article. The Kindersley Clarion 3/16/2020 (This story was published in six news outlets.)

A PBS documentary about alumna and Cherokee Chief Wilma Mankiller mentioned the involvement of SF State students in the 1969 occupation of Alcatraz. KCWC-TV 3/17/2020 (clip unavailable)

SF State’s decision to postpone its 2020 Commencement ceremony and reduce services on campus due to COVID-19 precautions was mentioned. San Francisco Chronicle 3/17/2020


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in an article about an increase in anti-Asian xenophobia following the spread of the coronavirus. Inquirer 3/13/2020

Assistant Professor of History Felicia Angeja Viator’s book “To Live and Defy in LA: How Gangsta Rap Changed America” was reviewed. Florida Courier 3/6/2020

Alumnus Jonas Rivera, a producer for Pixar’s “Toy Story 4,” discussed the film on an episode of the syndicated TV series “Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition.” WNDY- TV 3/14/2020; KTBC-TV 3/14/2020; WUPW-TV 3/15/2020 (clips not available) (This program aired on five stations.)

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department was cited in an article about the increase in anti-Chinese xenophobia due to the coronavirus crisis. KGO-AM 3/13/2020

The cancellation of in-person classes at SF State was mentioned in multiple articles about how communities are responding to concerns about the coronavirus. KPIX-TV 3/16/2020; Inside Higher Ed 3/13/2020; SF Gate 3/12/2020

SF State was listed among schools to start remote classes today as part of coronavirus precautions. KNTV-TV 3/16/2020; KPIX 3/15/2020; SF Gate 3/15/2020 (This topic was covered by 11 news outlets.)

A study by researchers at SF State about memory and mood was mentioned in a list of ways to feel happier. MSN 3/13/2020; Women’s Health Magazine 3/13/2020


President Lynn Mahoney commented on SF State’s decision to cancel in-person classes and recommend that students living on campus return home if possible as part of coronavirus precautions. KQED 3/12/2020

Assistant Professor of Psychology Melissa Hagan commented on managing anxiety related to the coronavirus crisis. SF Gate 3/12/2020; New Haven Register 3/12/2020; San Antonio Express-News 3/12/2020

Associate Professor of History Chris Chekuri wrote an op-ed about the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus crisis. Telangana Today 3/13/2020

Director of SF State’s Family Acceptance Project Caitlin Ryan was quoted in an article about research on abuse rates for LGBTQ youth. Q News Magazine 3/12/2020

SF State student Lea Loeb wrote an article about a local tattoo artist. El Tecolote 3/12/2020

The cancellation of in-person classes at SF State was mentioned in multiple articles about how communities are responding to concerns about the coronavirus. KXJZ-FM 3/12/2020; San Francisco Business Times 3/13/2020; LA Daily News 3/13/2020

SF State’s plan to keep campus open with reduced services was discussed in an article about college campuses closing because of the coronavirus. Inside Higher Ed 3/13/2020

A documentary about Bay Area indigenous activists that mentions indigenous artifacts at SF State recently aired on PBS. WCML-TV 3/13/2020


Assistant Professor of Music Brad Hogarth commented on being a guest conductor for the Monterey Symphony. Monterey County Weekly 3/12/2020

SF State student Robin Aquilizan was interviewed about her new children’s book series. Inquirer 3/11/2020

Alumna Preet Kuar was interviewed about her career with an executive recruitment company. Comstock’s Magazine 3/12/2020

Alumna Urtnasan Enkhbat was interviewed about being Mongolian in the Bay Area. San Francisco Examiner 3/11/2020

Alumna Juliana Delgado was interviewed about her new book. 48 Hills 3/11/2020

A report by SF State’s Asian American Studies Department was cited in an article about the increase in anti-Chinese xenophobia due to the coronavirus crisis. MEAWW 3/12/2020

The cancellation of in-person classes at SF State was mentioned in multiple articles about how communities are responding to concerns about the coronavirus. SF Gate 3/12/2020; San Francisco Examiner 3/11/2020; Forbes 3/10/2020 (This topic was covered by 13 news outlets.)


Director of SF State’s Family Acceptance Project Caitlin Ryan was quoted in an article about research on abuse rates for LGBTQ youth. UPI 3/11/2020

Alumna and writer Rebecca Solnit was profiled. The New Yorker 3/11/2020

Alumnus El Aliga, who was aboard the Grand Princess cruise ship, was interviewed about his experience during a coronavirus quarantine. Vallejo Times-Herald 3/10/2020

A 1976 shark attack that killed SF State student Albert Kogler was discussed in an article about Baker Beach. San Francisco Chronicle 3/11/2020

SF State was listed among universities and colleges that have cancelled in-person classes due to concerns about the coronavirus. Ed Source 3/11/2020; The Mercury News 3/11/2020; Mission Local 3/10/2020 (This topic was covered in 12 news outlets.)


Alumnus Anthony Khalil, who works for the nonprofit Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice, was interviewed about the organization’s plan to set up an air monitoring network in Bayview-Hunters Point. 48 Hills 3/9/2020

The late Hollywood makeup artist Steve Tofanelli, an alumnus, was profiled. Amador Ledger Dispatch 3/9/2020

SF State was listed among universities and colleges that have cancelled in-person classes due to concerns about the coronavirus. SF Gate 3/10/2020; Los Angeles Times 3/10/2020; KGO-TV 3/10/2020 (This topic was covered by 29 news outlets.)


Assistant Professor of Biology Pleuni Pennings was mentioned in an article about her research with New York City rats. Taipei Times 3/9/2020; The Guardian 3/8/2020; Yahoo News 3/7/2020

Associate Professor of Psychology Kevin Eschleman’s research into the effects of having a creative hobby was referenced in an article. Forbes 3/7/2020

Chair and Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on how a popular San Francisco bakery is responding to employees’ efforts to unionize. Vice 3/6/2020

Artwork by SF State students is featured in an exhibit at the de Young museum. 48 Hills 3/8/2020

Alumna and CEO of the community organization Success Centers Liz Jackson-Simpson was profiled. Forbes 3/9/2020

A poem by late alumnus Jack Gilbert was published on a community forum. Daily Kos 3/9/2020

Alumna Judith Content discussed her quiltmaking on an episode of the PBS show “Craft in America.” WNET-TV 3/6/2020

SF State’s decision to cancel March events was mentioned in a story about coronavirus precautions. KRON-TV 3/9/2020; KNTV-TV 3/7/2020 (clips not available); KGO 3/7/2020

An exhibition featuring nonbinary artists at SF State’s Fine Arts Gallery was mentioned in an article about feminist art. The New York Times 3/8/2020

The founding of the Black Student Union at SF State in the 1960s was mentioned in an article about the retirement of the Chinatown Community Development Center’s director. San Francisco Examiner 3/7/2020


Associate Professor of History Chris Chekuri wrote an op-ed about how leaders in India respond to violence. Telangana Today 3/6/2020

Lecturer in Criminal Justice James Dudley wrote an article outlining a law enforcement response plan to the coronavirus. Police One 3/5/2020

Director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim and alumna Neda Nobari’s efforts to preserve Iranian American history were discussed in an article about Iranians in the Bay Area. SF Weekly 3/5/2020

Assistant Professor of Political Science Rebecca Eissler commented on the appeal of receiving an “I Voted” sticker. Laredo Morning Times 3/5/2020; KNX-AM 3/4/2020 (clip not available)

Professor of Communication Studies Joe Tuman commented on how the results of Tuesday’s election will impact Democratic presidential candidates in multiple interviews. KPIX-TV 3/4/2020; KPIX-EV 3/4/2020

A transgender and nonbinary speech clinic at SF State established by Assistant Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Anusha Sundarrajan was discussed on a radio program. WWTN-FM 3/4/2020 (clip not available)

SF State graduate student Raphael Mallari, who is the owner of Nyoo Media, was interviewed about his recent short film. The Silicon Valley Voice 3/5/2020

A former SF State graduate student was quoted in a story about a possible strike by graduate student workers at University of California campuses. KQED-FM 3/5/2020

Former SF State student Marcos Mena, who performs as a rock guitarist under the name “Standards,” discussed his career. 48 Hills 3/4/2020


A transgender and nonbinary speech clinic at SF State established by Assistant Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Anusha Sundarrajan was discussed in two articles. The Blaze 3/4/2020; Washington Examiner 3/3/2020

Former faculty member Jackie Fielder ran as a candidate for the California state senate. San Francisco Examiner 3/4/2020

Alumnus, activist and poet Juanita Tamayo commented on the 1968 student strike and the foundation of the College of Ethnic Studies at SF State. International Examiner 3/3/2020

Alumnus and high school baseball coach Bernie Moncallo was profiled. Colorado Springs Gazette 3/3/2020

Late alumnus Kevin Montoya was remembered in an article. Napa Valley Register 3/3/2020

The death of SF State student Cecilia Lam was discussed in an article about the San Francisco Police Department’s response to domestic violence. San Francisco Chronicle 3/3/2020

 


The late Professor Emeritus Raye Gilbert Richardson, a former chair of the Africana Studies department, was remembered in an article. Before It’s News 3/3/2020; San Francisco Bay View 3/3/2020

The work of alumnus and artist Ron Nagle is being shown at an exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. Frieze 3/3/2020

The availability of student housing at SF State was discussed in an article about university housing in urban areas. Inside Higher Ed 3/3/2020


Professor of Kinesiology Marialice Kern was quoted in an article about virtual reality fitness. Independent 3/1/2020

SF State professors were credited for helping local high school student launch a health care technology business. The Daily Journal 2/29/2020

SF State student Alyssa Vasquez won the title of Miss Central California 2020. Napa Valley Register 2/29/2020

Alumnus Ethan Van der Ryn discussed working on the film “A Quiet Place,” for which he served as supervising sound editor, on an episode of the syndicated TV series “Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition.” WCTX-TV 3/1/2020; WNDY-TV 2/29/2020; KTBC-TV 2/29/2020 (clips not available online) (This episode aired on five television stations.)

Alumnus and singer Johnny Mathis was interviewed about his life and career. KPIX-TV 2/29/2020

An article about a new book mentioned the 1968 SF State student strike and the founding of the College of Ethnic Studies. American Thinker 3/2/2020

 

February

Associate Professor of Creative Writing Chanan Tigay was interviewed about his book “The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s Oldest Bible.” The Jewish Journal 2/27/2020

Professor of Management Ronald Purser was quoted in an article about his book “McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality.” Canadian Dimension 2/27/2020

Former Chair of the Africana Studies department Raye Gilbert Richardson died Feb. 11. Post News Group 2/27/2020

Alumna and artist Korina Esther Moreno was interviewed about an art exhibit. El Tecolote 2/27/2020

Alumnus Jeff Hull, creative director of the alternate reality game Games of Nonchalance, was interviewed about a new project with actor Jason Segel. The New York Times 2/27/2020

Alumna, activist and artist Susan Banyas was profiled. Shelbyville Times-Gazette 2/27/2020

SF State’s Project Rebound was referenced in an article about how philanthropy can support similar programs at other colleges. Philanthropy News Digest 2/27/2020


Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Jimmy Bagley discussed the benefits of using virtual reality for physical fitness. NBC-DFW 2/26/2020

Former faculty member Branford Marsalis was profiled on the radio program “Evening Jazz.” KNKX-FM 2/26/2020 (clip not available)

SF State student Angelica Mendez discussed her experience being a foster child in an article about San Francisco’s need for foster families. San Francisco Chronicle 2/27/2020

The response of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, an alumnus, to the threat of the coronavirus was discussed in an article. The Jerusalem Post 2/25/2020


Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel was quoted in an article about how candidates for president are faring in San Francisco neighborhoods. SF Gate 2/26/2020; San Francisco Chronicle 2/26/2020

Professor of Biology Dennis E. Desjardin was quoted in an article about the growing interest in mycology. The Sacramento Bee 2/25/2020

Associate Professor of Psychology Charlotte Tate was quoted in an article about the support celebrities Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are showing for their trans child. Before It’s News 2/25/2020

Professor of Communications Joe Tuman commented on last night’s Democratic debate. KPIX-TV 2/25/2020; KCBS-AM 2/25/2020 (clip unavailable)

Professor and Chair of Kinesiology Marialice Kern was quoted in an article about virtual reality gyms. The Peninsula 2/25/2020

Assistant Professor of Biology Robyn Crook commented on the growing popularity of octopus farming. KCBS-AM 2/24/2020 (clip not available)

Research by Professor Emeritus of Biology John Hafernik was mentioned in an article about “zombie bees.” World Atlas 2/24/2020

Alumna and former KCBS traffic reporter Sheryl Raines filed a lawsuit against the station. East Bay Times 2/26/2020; The Mercury News 2/26/2020

Alumnus, activist and artist Susan Banyas was profiled. Wilmington News Journal 2/25/2020

Alumnus and actor Will Hand was interviewed about his latest film project. Sonoma Index-Tribune 2/24/2020

SF State has received a $10.5 million grant from the Genentech Foundation. The Chronicle of Philanthropy 2/26/2020

Graduation rates at SF State were mentioned in an article. Lake County Record-Bee 2/26/2020


Professor and Chair of Kinesiology Marialice Kern was quoted in an article about virtual reality gyms. The Washington Post 2/24/2020

An episode of the PBS docuseries “Asian American Life” featuring the late Associate Professor of History Dawn Mabalon recently aired. KUFM-TV 2/23/2020 (clips not available)

Research by Professor of Health Education Erik Peper on the benefits of having good posture was referenced in a segment of the radio program “The John Tesh Show.” KPLA 2/22/2020 (clip not available)

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Richard DeLeon commented on Governor Gavin Newsom’s effort to combat homelessness in San Francisco with the “Care Not Cash” initiative. WFAE-FM 2/21/2020 (This story was broadcast on 12 radio channels.)

Alumna Donna Divodi was the subject of a profile that celebrated her public service. San Mateo Daily Journal 2/24/2020

Alumna Elsa Granados is running for an assembly seat in Santa Barbara County. Santa Barbara News-Press 2/23/2020

Alumna and Director of Mutiny Radio Pam Benjamin was interviewed on the radio program “Bay Area Focus.” KYLD-FM 2/23/2020 (clip not available)

Late alumna Esther Scott, an actress with many notable film and television roles, was remembered in an article. Boston Globe 2/22/2020

Alumnus Harry Chuck discussed his documentary “Chinatown Rising.” Los Angeles Times 2/21/2020

Graduation rates at SF State were mentioned in an article. EdSource 2/24/2020


Professor Emeritus of Political Science Richard DeLeon commented on Governor Gavin Newsom’s effort to combat homelessness in San Francisco with the “Care Not Cash” initiative. NPR 2/21/2020; Wisconsin Public Radio 2/21/2020

Research by Professor of Health Education Erik Peper on the mental health impact of smart phone use was referenced in an op-ed about “digital zombies.” The Sun Daily 2/20/2020

Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin was quoted in an article about expanding the number of U.S. Supreme Court justices. The Patriot Post 2/20/2020

SF State student Laura Alcaraz spoke at a fundraiser for the BASIC (Basic Assistance to Students in Community) program Jan. 31 in Borrego Springs, California. Borrego Sun 2/20/2020

SF State student Rayan Madjidi was awarded a Timken Co. Charitable and Educational Fund scholarship. The Independent 2/20/2020 (This story was featured in five news outlets.)

SF State graduate student Jairo Barba discussed the financial difficulties of obtaining a degree while dealing with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals fees. The Californian 2/19/2020

Alumna Kimberley Reyes was interviewed about being an African American living in Cork, Ireland. Echo Live 2/21/2020

Alumnus, artist and founder of Red Bay Coffee Keba Konte was interviewed about his career. Forbes 2/21/2020

Alumna and veterinarian Clare Bartholomew was hired by the Mendocino Coast Humane Society’s spay/neuter clinic. The Mendocino Beacon 2/20/2020 (This story was featured in two news outlets.)

SF State was recommended to high school students in an op-ed letter. Chicago Tribune 2/20/2020


Chair and Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on the unionization of employees at the crowdfunding company Kickstarter. The Hill 2/20/2020

Associate Professor of History Chris Chekuri wrote an op-ed about the presidential election. Telangana Today 2/20/2020

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Richard DeLeon commented on Governor Gavin Newsom’s effort to combat homelessness in San Francisco with the “Care Not Cash” initiative. KQED 2/19/2020 (This story aired on three broadcast outlets.)

Professor of Biology Sarah Cohen and graduate student Noah Jaffe discussed tracking sea stars along Bay Area coastal beaches following a disease outbreak. Marin Independent Journal 2/18/2020

Alumna and actor Esther Scott died last Friday. The New York Times 2/19/2020; The World News 2/19/2020

SF State was listed as a recipient of a National Science Foundation grant. KSEE-TV 2/20/2020

SF State has received a $10.5 million grant from the Genentech Foundation. San Francisco Business Times 2/19/2020; KGO-AM 2/19/2020 (clip not available)

A lawsuit settled in 2019 that alleged an environment of anti-Semitism at SF State was mentioned in an article about anti-Semitism on other college campuses. Jewish Journal 2/19/2020


Lecturer of Engineering Vidhyacharan Bhaskar was a guest at the second International Conference on Internet of Things (ICIoT) held at SRM Institute of Science and Technology in India. The Pioneer 2/19/2020

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Richard DeLeon commented on Governor Gavin Newsom’s effort to combat homelessness in San Francisco with the “Care Not Cash” initiative. KUNR-FM 2/19/2020 (clip not available)

Professor of Biology Sarah Cohen and graduate student Noah Jaffe discussed tracking sea stars along Bay Area coastal beaches following a disease outbreak. East Bay Times 2/19/2020; The Mercury News 2/19/2020

An opinion poll Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin helped conduct on expanding the number of U.S. Supreme Court justices was discussed. The Daily Wire 2/18/2020; WIOD-AM 2/18/2020; WFMN-FM 2/18/2020 (clips not available)

Alumna and founder of Business Relationship Alliance Carrie Murray was interviewed about her career. Authority Magazine 2/18/2020

Alumnus Brendan Lesti was interviewed about his role in the Upstage Napa Valley production of “Time Stands Still.” Napa Valley Register 2/18/2020; St. Helena Star 2/18/2020

The founding of SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies was mentioned in an article about a new documentary on the 40th anniversary of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Festival. The World News 2/19/2020; Time 2/18/2020

SF State was mentioned in an article about colleges with the lowest average student debt. WTOP 2/17/2020


Research by Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Erik Peper on the link between posture and mood was referenced in a segment on the radio program “The John Tesh Show.” KPLA 2/18/2020 (clip not available)

Assistant Professor of International Relations Anthony Pahnke wrote an op-ed about who should purchase American food and beverage company Dean Foods, the largest dairy company in the U.S. Wisconsin State Farmer 2/17/2020

Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin was quoted in an article about an opinion poll he helped conduct on expanding the number of U.S. Supreme Court justices. Huffington Post 2/17/2020; Yahoo! News 2/17/2020

Assistant Professor of Humanities Nick Sousanis was mentioned in an article about changing the rules of graduate training. The Chronicle of Higher Education 2/16/2020

Veteran and activist Willis Papillion, who received an honorary degree from SF State, was profiled. Kitsap Sun 2/16/2020

SF State was listed among the most diverse public universities in the nation. KRSO 2/18/2020


SF State student Olivia Wynkoop was interviewed about her experience interacting with a homeless man after being inspired by a class assignment. San Francisco Chronicle 2/17/2020

SF State student Austin Demott was quoted in an article about people living in their vehicles near City College of San Francisco’s Ocean Avenue campus. WVIT-TV 2/15/2020 (This story was broadcast on 11 NBC network stations.)

SF State graduate student Jairo Barba discussed the financial difficulties of obtaining a degree while dealing with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals fees. Times of San Diego 2/15/2020; Daily Democrat 2/14/2020

Alumnus David Servin discussed his book “The Coven Wars.” WAAF-FM 2/16/2020 (clip not available)

Alumna Elsa Granados is running for an assembly seat in Santa Barbara County. Ventura County Star 2/15/2020

Excerpts from interviews with the late alumnus and writer Ernest Gaines were featured on the radio program “New Letters on the Air.” KCUR-FM 2/15/2020 (clip not available)

Alumnus Logan Harvey was interviewed about being Sonoma’s youngest mayor. Sonoma Valley Sun 2/14/2020

A study by researchers at SF State about a person’s physical energy level after work was referenced in a segment on the radio program “The John Tesh Show.” KPLA 2/17/2020 (clip not available)

Alumna and Director of Mutiny Radio Pam Benjamin was interviewed about the station on the radio program “Bay Area Focus.” KYLD-FM 2/16/2020 (clip not available)


Director of SF State’s Family Acceptance Project Caitlin Ryan commented on the trend of LGBTQ people coming out at earlier ages. WBEZ-FM 2/14/2020

Assistant Professor of Political Science Rebecca Eissler commented on Democratic presidential candidates’ focus on California. KNTV-TV 2/14/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed concerns about the increase in anti-Asian xenophobia following the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. Good Morning America 2/13/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung was quoted in multiple articles about anti-Asian racism associated with the Wuhan coronavirus. The Jerusalem Post 2/13/2020; Diverse Issues in Higher Education 2/13/2020

An episode of the show “A Growing Passion” featuring the Great Sunflower Project, a citizen science initiative run by Professor of Biology Gretchen LeBuhn, recently aired on PBS. KPBS 2/13/2020

SF State graduate student Jairo Barba discussed the financial difficulties of obtaining a higher education degree while dealing with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals fees. Lake County Record-Bee 2/13/2020

Alumna, actress, writer, producer and comedian Alex Borstein was profiled. 7 News 2/14/2020

Alumnus George Ow Jr. wrote an op-ed about a Los Angeles County ballot measure. Santa Cruz Sentinel 2/14/2020

SF State was listed among the 25 most diverse universities in the U.S. Savannah Morning News 2/13/2020 (This story was featured on 151 websites.)


An interview with Professor of Management Ronald Purser was referenced in an article about the mindfulness movement. Hawaii Telegraph 2/13/2020 (This story was published on 16 news sites.)

Professor Emeritus of Health Education Ramon Castellblanch commented on a 2020 WalletHub survey that ranked San Francisco the healthiest place to live in the U.S. KCBS-AM 2/12/2020

Associate Professor of Psychology Charlotte Tate commented on the support celebrities Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are showing for their trans child. Huffington Post Canada 2/12/2020

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on San Francisco District Six Supervisor Matt Haney’s campaign for mayor. SF Gate 2/12/2020

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on ranked-choice voting. Daily Magazine 2/11/2020

SF State was listed among the 25 most diverse universities in the U.S. USA Today 2/13/2020; USA Today 2/13/2020


Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed concerns about the increase in anti-Asian xenophobia following the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. KGO-TV 2/11/2020 (This story aired on two television stations.)

Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on San Francisco District Six Supervisor Matt Haney’s campaign for city mayor. San Francisco Chronicle 2/12/2020

Lecturer in Criminal Justice James Dudley discussed interview tips for police officers. Police One 2/10/2020

American yachtsman and professional sailor Paul Cayard, an alumnus, was inducted into the 2020 Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame. San Francisco Examiner 2/11/2020; Marin Independent Journal 2/11/2020; San Francisco Chronicle


Professor of Asian American Studies Valerie Soe commented on South Korean film director Bong Joon-ho winning multiple Academy Awards for his film “Parasite.” KCBS-AM 2/11/2020

Professor of Biology Sarah Cohen and graduate student Noah Jaffe discussed tracking sea stars along Bay Area coastal beaches following a disease outbreak. Bay Nature Magazine 2/11/2020

Alumnus Michael Leonardini was hired as creative director for KPS3, an advertising firm in Nevada. Northern Nevada Business Weekly 2/11/2020

An op-ed about diversity in higher education mentioned the founding of SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies. The Hill 2/10/2020


Associate Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel commented on ranked-choice voting. The New York Times 2/10/2020

Lecturer for Theatre and Dance Mariam Lewis commented on California Assembly Bill 5, a controversial new law that changed which workers could be considered independent contractors. San Francisco Chronicle 2/10/2020

Professor Emeritus of Latina/Latino Studies José Cuéllar helped lead a rally calling for Native American activist Leonard Peltier to be released from prison. Head SN 2/9/2020

Professor of Management Ronald Purser discussed the mindfulness and wellness movement. SF Gate 2/8/2020; San Francisco Chronicle 2/7/2020

Assistant Professor of Health Education David Rebanal discussed how the coronavirus is leading to more prejudice against Asians and Asian Americans. SF Gate 2/6/2020

Pixar’s “Toy Story 4,” produced by alumnus Jonas Rivera, won Best Animated Feature Film at the 2020 Oscars. KGO 2/10/2020

Alumnus and comedian Greg Proops discussed his career in an article about the popular show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Halifax Today 2/8/2020

 


Assistant Professor of Health Education David Rebanal discussed prejudice against Asians and Asian Americans associated with a new coronavirus in China. KCBS 2/6/2019 (clip not available online)

Assistant Professor of Political Science Rebecca Eissler was quoted in an article about the potential influence of young voters in the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Fortune 2/6/2019

Research by Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Erik Peper on the link between posture and math performance was cited in a news segment. KPLA 2/6/2019 (clip not available online)

Alumna Nellie Wong discussed her poetry and fighting for social change in a radio segment. KQED 2/7/2019

Alumnus Steven Zaillian, who wrote the screenplay for the Oscar-nominated film “The Irishman,” was included on a list of Bay Area natives who are Oscar nominees. ABC7 2/6/2019

Alumnus and San Francisco Entertainment Commissioner Steven Lee was included in an article about a San Francisco nightclub promoter. The Bold Italic 2/6/2019

Former SF State Student Angelo Ignacio Jr. was profiled for his work as the recreation coordinator for Daly City’s Lincoln Community Center. Inquirer.net 2/7/2019

An article about Frank Biden, the brother of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, notes that his marriage announcement described him as having attended SF State. The Daily Mail 2/6/2019


Assistant Professor of Health Education David Rebanal discussed concerns that the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus may stoke anti-Chinese xenophobia. San Francisco Chronicle 2/5/2020

Associate Professor for the School of PACE Jasper Rubin commented on the proposed development of Piers 30-32 at the Embarcadero. SF Gate 2/3/2020

Entertainment Commissioner for the City and County of San Francisco Steven Lee, an alumnus, was mentioned in an article about nightclubs in Chinatown. The Bold Italic 2/6/2020

Alumna and comedian Gina Stahl-Haven was interviewed about her career. Pacific Sun 2/5/2020

Late alumnus and famed music poster artist Wes Wilson was remembered in an article. Boston Globe 2/6/2020

Alumnus Bernard Stringer, a member of the Black Student Union at SF State in the 1960s, co-authored a book about the 1968 student strike. Post News Group 1/30/2020

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andrew Reid, a former SF State coach, was profiled. Forbes 2/4/2020


Alumnus Danny Glover, an activist and actor, discussed U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. Yes! Weekly 2/4/2020

Alumnus and California State Assemblyman Heath Flora is campaigning for another term in office. Lodi News-Sentinel 2/4/2020

The 1968 student strike at SF State was discussed on an episode of the PBS show “America Reframed.” WNET-TV 2/5/2020


Associate Professor for the School of PACE Jasper Rubin commented on the proposed development of Piers 30-32 at the Embarcadero. San Francisco Chronicle 2/3/2020

Professor Emerita of Theatre Arts Barbara Damashek was interviewed about a production she is directing at Berkeley’s Aurora Theatre. 48 Hills 2/3/2020

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andrew Reid, a former SF State coach, was interviewed about leading his team to their Super Bowl win. CBS Pittsburgh 2/3/2020; WMSN-TV 2/3/2020 (clip not available)

Alumnus Stephen Nakajo was recently reappointed to the San Francisco Fire Commission. The Rafu Shimpo 2/3/2020

An op-ed about the upcoming San Francisco Superior Court elections mentions alumna Maria Evangelista, who hopes to fill the seat of a retiring judge. San Francisco Chronicle 2/3/2020; SF Gate 2/3/2020

Former SF State student Logan Harvey, a Sonoma City Council member, was profiled. Sonoma Index-Tribune 2/3/2020

SF State suspended study abroad programs and employee travel to China in light of the coronavirus. San Francisco Chronicle 2/3/2020; SF Gate 2/3/2020


Professor of Political Science James Martel was interviewed about the works of philosopher Walter Benjamin. LA Review of Books 2/3/2020

Associate Director of the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability Emily Beitiks discussed her relationship with her mother, who had multiple sclerosis. KQED 2/2/2020

Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung discussed concerns that the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus may stoke anti-Chinese xenophobia. USA Today 1/31/2020; Democrat and Chronicle 1/31/2020; Yahoo News 2/3/2020 (This story was published by 28 news outlets.)

An article about donations to presidential candidate Joe Biden from attorneys at union-busting law firms quoted Chair and Professor of Labor Studies John Logan on the tactics used by those firms. The Intercept 1/31/2020

An editorial endorsing a candidate for a seat on San Francisco’s superior court mentioned alumna and public defender Maria Evangelista, another candidate in the race. San Francisco Chronicle 2/3/2020

Alumnus Patrick Toomey discussed his experience volunteering with the Peace Corps in Madagascar. The Coronado Times 2/2/2020

Alumnus and former San Francisco mayor Willie Brown Jr. was included in a list of civil rights leaders in California. NBC Bay Area 1/31/2020

Alumnus and Native American activist Richard Oakes was mentioned in an article about a documentary. The Miami News-Record 1/30/2020

An opinion article advocating for a ban on LGBT conversion therapy cited SF State research on the negative impacts of the practice. The Enquirer 2/1/2020

A new book, “Changing Academia Forever,” describes the 1968 student strike at SF State from the perspective of the strikers. Post News Group 1/30/2020


January

Lecturer for Latina/Latino Studies Daisy Zamora commented on local reactions to political turmoil in Nicaragua. El Tecolote 1/30/2020

SF State Media Relations Specialist Kent Bravo commented on the University’s coronavirus precautions. San Francisco Chronicle 1/30/2020

Alumnus Bob Burnette was interviewed about working at a recreation center in Texas. Gallatin News 1/31/2020

President and CEO of cloud networking company Arista Networks Jayshree Ullal, an alumna, was listed as a top technology company leader. CNBC 1/31/2020

The legacy of alumni and Native American activists Wilma Mankiller and Richard Oakes was discussed in an article. Pawhuska Journal-Capital 1/30/2020

Late alumnus and famed music poster artist Wes Wilson was remembered in an article. New York Times 1/30/2020

A vehicle crashed into a Chevron station near SF State this morning. KNTV-TV 1/31/2020San Francisco Chronicle 1/31/2020


Lecturer of Journalism Roland De Wolk’s book “American Disruptor: The Scandalous Life of Leland Stanford” was reviewed. Berkeleyside 1/30/2020

Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto discussed how facial expressions are a form of nonverbal communication. BBC News 1/29/2020

Alumni and Native American activists Wilma Mankiller and Richard Oakes were discussed in an article. Miami News Record 1/30/2020

Alumnus William Hammons, an independent media producer, was interviewed about his career covering the San Francisco 49ers. KQED 1/29/2020

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andrew Reid, a former SF State coach, was profiled. Star Tribune 1/30/2020; Santa Cruz Sentinel 1/29/2020

SF State was mentioned in article about San Francisco’s Sunset District neighborhood. Business Insider 1/29/2020

Research by SF State’s Family Acceptance Project was mentioned in an article about a survivor of LGBTQ conversion therapy. Metro West Daily News 1/29/2020; Foster’s Daily Democrat 1/29/2020


Late alumnus and famed music poster artist Wes Wilson was remembered in an article. San Francisco Chronicle 1/27/2020

The longstanding working relationship of Kansas City Chiefs coaches Andrew Reid, a former SF State coach, and Tom Melvin, an alumnus, was the subject of multiple articles. The Philadelphia Inquirer 1/28/2020; The Philadelphia Inquirer 1/28/2020

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andrew Reid, a former SF State coach, was profiled. SF Gate 1/29/2020; Daily Democrat 1/29/2020


Writing teacher for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Barbara Rose Brooker was interviewed about her new book. J. Weekly 1/27/2020

Alumna Nina Ball, a scenic designer, was interviewed about her work in Bay Area theatre. San Francisco Chronicle 1/28/2020

Kansas City Chiefs coaches Andrew Reid, a former SF State coach, and Tom Melvin, an alumnus, were mentioned in an interview with A’s manager Bob Melvin. NBC Sports 1/27/2020

Former SF State student Mohammad “Moha” Abutaha was interviewed about his new restaurant. East Bay Times 1/27/2020 (This story was feature on five news sites.)

Research by Caitlin Ryan, director of SF State’s Family Acceptance Project, was mentioned in multiple articles about legislation surrounding LGBTQ conversion therapy. WCPO 1/27/2020; KNPR 1/24/2020

SF State was mentioned in an article about selecting universities to attend in San Francisco. San Francisco Examiner 1/27/2020


President Lynn Mahoney discussed graduation rates at SF State in an article about a proposal to change CSU admission requirements. EdSource 1/25/2020

Lecturer of Africana Studies Kwadwo Duane Deterville commented on racist content in old Disney films. San Francisco Chronicle 1/25/2020

SF State student Shirley Pablo-Perez commented on a special citizenship ceremony hosted by the Native American community in Oakland Saturday. East Bay Times 1/25/2020; The Mercury News 1/25/2020

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andrew Reid, a former SF State coach, was profiled. The Wall Street Journal 1/27/2020

Alumnus and famed music poster artist Wes Wilson died Friday. Live For Live Music 1/27/2020; Springfield News-Leader 1/26/2020; Best Classic Bands 1/26/2020

Alumna Annette Bening received a Movie for Grownups Award from the AARP. WSWP-TV 1/26/2020

Alumnus Jonas Rivera, a producer for Pixar’s “Toy Story 4,” discussed working on the film on an episode of the syndicated TV series “Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition.” WHDH-TV 1/26/2020; WCTX-TV 1/26/2020; WNDY-TV 1/25/2020 (clips not available)

Alumna Maryom Ana Al-Wadi, a member of the Black Student Union at SF State in the 1960s, was a guest at a Museum of the African Diaspora reception last week. KQED 1/24/2020

Alumna and special education teacher Patty Ruotolo, who is deaf, discussed working with her hearing dog, Sierra. The Press Democrat 1/24/2020

The music of late jazz musician Paul Desmond, a student at SF State in the 1940s, was discussed on the radio show “Destination Jazz.” WDET 1/26/2020

Research from SF State’s Family Acceptance Project was referenced in an op-ed about LGBTQ conversion therapy in Kentucky. Courier Journal 1/27/2020; River City News 1/26/2020

The closure of the Confucius Institute at SF State was mentioned in an article about similar closures at other universities. Cumberland Times-News 1/23/2020


Professor of American Indian Studies Melissa Nelson discussed indigenous food systems at the 2020 Food Tank Summit held Wednesday in Arizona. Food Tank 1/24/20

Professor of Asian American Studies Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales’ book “Pedagogies of Resistance: Filipina/o ‘Gestures of Rebellion’ against the Inheritance of American Schooling” was referenced in a letter to the editor about ethnic studies. J. Weekly 1/23/2020

An essay by Professor of Political Science Ron Hayduk was cited in an article about allowing non-citizens to vote. Chicago Tribute 1/23/2020

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andrew Reid, a former SF State coach, reflected on his time at the University in a story about the team heading to the 2020 Super Bowl. SB Nation 1/24/2020; Yahoo! Sports 1/24/2020; NBC Sports 1/23/2020

The closure of the Confucius Institute at SF State was mentioned in an article about similar closures at other universities. Breitbart 1/24/2020; SF Gate 1/23/2020; WJZ-TV 1/23/2020


Kansas City Chiefs coach Andrew Reid, a former SF State coach, reflected on his time at the University in a story about the team heading to the 2020 Super Bowl. KPIX 1/22/2020; The Kansas City Star 1/22/2020; Bradenton Herald 1/23/2020 (This story was featured on eight news sites.)

Research from SF State’s Family Acceptance Project was referenced in multiple stories about Utah’s decision to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy. WAMC Public Radio 1/22/2020  (This story was covered by 66 news sites.)

A study by researchers at SF State about boosting energy levels and the physical benefits of skipping was mentioned in a news segment on the radio program “The John Tesh Show.” KPLA-FM 1/23/2020 (clip not available)

The closure of the Confucius Institute at SF State was mentioned in an article about closures at the University of Maryland. Associated Press 1/23/2020 (This story was published by 16 news outlets.)

The 1968 student strike at SF State was mentioned in an article about Asian American civil rights history. Next Shark 1/22/2020


Associate Vice President for International Education Yenbo Wu commented on Chinese language and culture in an article about a local festival. Xinhua 1/21/2020

SF State student Jin Zhu was interviewed about his family’s restaurant business. San Francisco Chronicle 1/22/2020

Former SF State student Tré Burt was interviewed about his music career. The Newport Buzz 1/22/2020

Alumna Lauren Miller was recently hired to head a private school in Sonoma. Half Moon Bay Review 1/21/2020

Alumna Tracy Brennan was profiled in an article. Claremont Courier 1/21/2020

Alumnus Richard Teagarden was reelected as president of the Yuba Community College District Board of Trustees. Daily Democrat 1/21/2020


An interview with Lecturer of Journalism Roland De Wolk about his book “American Disruptor: The Scandalous Life of Leland Stanford” aired on the radio program “Innovation Hub.” KJZZ 1/18/2020; WHYY-FM 1/17/2020; WYPR-FM 1/18/2020 (clips not available) (This story aired on nine radio stations.)

Lecturer of Health Education Juana Tello commented on her experience advocating for housing in San Francisco. San Francisco Examiner 1/19/2020

Former faculty member and poet Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke died this morning. Greek Reporter 1/21/2020

Alumna, actress, writer, producer and comedian Alex Borstein stars in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” which has received a SAG Award for Best Comedy Ensemble. Daily Mail 1/19/2020; The Nation 1/21/2020

Alumnus and musician Ricky Baker was interviewed about his band Rico. Chicago Tribune 1/21/2020

Alumna Annette Bening received a Movie for Grownups Award from the AARP. WNET-TV 1/19/2019

Alumnus Malia Bumanlag commented on his participation in a women’s march in Monterey Saturday morning. Monterey Herald 1/18/2020

The closure of the Confucius Institute at SF State was mentioned in an article about closures at other colleges. Inside Higher Ed 1/21/2020


Alumnus David Wheeler was reelected as vice president of the Yuba Community College District Board of Trustees. Lake County News 1/17/2020

Alumnus Craig L. Washington was elected president of the Tournament of Roses Executive Committee. Pasadena Now 1/17/2020

Alumna and chef Deirdre Francis was interviewed about her career. Sonoma Index-Tribune 1/15/2020

Alumnus and composer Charles Amirkhanian was interviewed about his career. San Francisco Chronicle 1/14/2020 

SF State was mentioned in an article about Bay Area housing development. KNTV-TV 1/17/2020 (clip not available)

Research from SF State’s Family Acceptance Project was referenced in an op-ed about LGBTQ conversion therapy in Kentucky. Lexington Herald Leader 1/16/2020


SF State student Justin Vasquez was interviewed about a new homeless youth resource center in San Francisco. KTVU 1/15/2020

Alumnus and musician Epaminondas “Nonda” Trimis discussed his latest album. Half Moon Bay Review 1/16/2020

Alumna Karen Yocum retired after 30 years with the Park City Municipal Athletic and Recreation Center in Utah. Park Record 1/16/2020

An interview with alumnus and singer Johnny Mathis was quoted in an article about his musical career. Florida Weekly 1/16/2020

Alumna and comedian Gina Stahl-Haven was interviewed about her career. North Bay Bohemian 1/15/2020

Professor Emeritus of Africana Studies Wade Nobles was quoted in an article about Black History Month.  Chicago Crusader 1/16/2020

SF State was mentioned in an article about Bay Area housing development. San Francisco Chronicle 1/16/2020


An interview with Professor of Political Science Aaron Belkin about his organization Take Back the Court was referenced in an article about a proposal to expand the Supreme Court. San Francisco Chronicle 1/13/2020

Alumna and chef Deirdre Francis was interviewed about her career. The Press Democrat 1/15/2020


Alumnus and screenwriter Steven Zaillian was nominated for an Academy Award for his screenplay for “The Irishman.” Panorama Am 1/14/2020; Public Radio of Armenia 1/13/2020; Armen Press 1/13/2020

Alumnus Ethan Van der Ryn was on an episode of “Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition” to discuss the film “A Quiet Place,” for which he served as supervising sound editor. WWOR-TV 1/14/2020 (clip not available)

Alumna and documentary filmmaker Poh Si Teng worked on the film “St. Louis Superman,” which has been nominated for an Oscar. Hollywood Report 12/16/2019

Research from SF State’s Family Acceptance Project was referenced in an op-ed about the practice of LGBTQ conversion therapy in Texas. Houston Chronicle 1/14/2020; San Antonio Express 1/14/2020 


Lecturer of Journalism Roland De Wolk discussed his new book “American Disruptor: The Scandalous Life of Leland Stanford.” C-Span 2 1/13/2020

An article by Professor of Management John Sullivan about Uber’s sexual harassment and discrimination policies was referenced in an article about employment at tech firms. The New York Times 1/11/2020

Alumna, actress, writer, producer and comedian Alex Borstein received a Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Critics’ Choice Award for her role in Amazon Prime’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” Hollywood Reporter 1/12/2020

Alumnus Ethan Van der Ryn was on an episode of “Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition” to discuss the film “A Quiet Place,” for which he served as supervising sound editor. WNDY-TV 1/11/2020; WUPW-TV (clips not available)

SF State student Leah Lozano participated in an animation workshop Saturday at the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center in Santa Rosa. The Press Democrat 1/11/2020


Director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim discussed the history of media coverage of Iran. KCRW 1/9/2020; KXJZ-FM 1/9/2020; KUNR-FM 1/9/2020 (clips not available)

An interview with Professor of Management Ronald Purser about the mindfulness and wellness movement was recapped in an article. The Saturday Evening Post 1/9/2020

Alumnus, CEO and head coach for the Sierra Marlins swim team Rob Collins was named U.S. Club Coach of the Year by SwimSwam Magazine. East Oregonian 1/10/2020

Alumna Roberta Bulling was elected president of the Lemon Grove Historical Society. The Californian 1/9/2020


Director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim discussed the history of media coverage of Iran. CNN Philippines 1/9/2020; KQED-FM 1/9/2020 (This program aired on four radio stations.)

Alumni Janet Varney, Cole Stratton and David Owen founded the annual comedy festival San Francisco Sketchfest. SF Gate 1/9/2020

Alumnus and personal trainer Tom Hutchman was a contestant on the TV show “American Ninja Warrior.” NBC Sports Chicago 1/9/2020 (clip not available)

The 1968 student strike at SF State was mentioned in a book review. The Guardian 1/8/2020


Director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim discussed the concerns of Iranian Americans following the killing of General Qassem Soleimani. KARN-FM 1/8/2020; Erie News Now 1/8/2020; CNN 1/8/2020 (This story was covered by 15 news outlets.)

Department Chair and Professor of Labor Studies John Logan commented on Hearst Magazine employees’ plans to unionize. Women’s Wear Daily 1/8/2020

University police responded yesterday to reports of a man on campus with a suspicious golf club. KCBS-AM 1/7/2020 (clip not available)


Chair and Professor of International Relations Mahmood Monshipouri discussed concerns about the recent death of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. KTVU 1/7/2020

Assistant Professor of Management Nara Jeong discussed her study on the effects of the U.S. presidency on corporate social responsibility. The CSR Journal 1/7/2020

Director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Persis Karim commented on the death of Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani. CBS Los Angeles 1/3/2020

An assignment by SF State professors was mentioned in an article about a Filipino-American performing arts space. SF Weekly 1/6/2020


Family, Interiors, Nutrition & Apparel Lecturer Jennifer Stimson discussed healthy eating habits. The Daily Journal 1/2/2020

Research by Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto was cited in a list of ways to tell someone is lying. MSN 1/2/2019

Research by Associate Professor of Psychology Kevin Eschleman on the psychological benefits of hobbies was mentioned in a news segment. KPLA 1/2/2020 (clip not available online)

Alumna Roberta Bulling was elected president of the Lemon Grove Historical Society. East County Magazine 1/3/2020

Alumnus Danny Glover, an activist and actor, appeared in the film “The Last Black Man in San Francisco.” Hollywood Reporter 1/2/2020

Alumna Ginny Parsons was interviewed about her artwork. Alameda Magazine 1/2/2020

Alumnus Alrik Bursell was interviewed about his film, “The Alternate.” The Almanac 1/2/2020

Alumnus and artist Justin Gabaldon discussed a project he will present at the Half Moon Bay library. Half Moon Bay Review 1/2/2019

SF State’s 1968 student strike was mentioned in a summary story of 70 years of Bay Area news coverage. ABC7 1/2/2020


An interview with Professor of History Marc Stein on the history of the Stonewall Riots recently aired. C-Span 1/2/2020

An interview with Professor Emeritus of Theatre Carlos Barón about retaining the Latino cultural history of San Francisco’s Mission District was featured in a news segment. KTVU 1/1/2020 (clip not available)

Associate Professor of Modern Languages & Literature Frederik H Green contributed to an article on Sacramento homeowners being fined for illegal cannabis grows. KPBS 12/31/2019

Global Museum Director Paige Bardolph wrote an article about Native Americans coming together to build a traditional canoe. PBS SoCal 12/30/2019

Professor of History Anthony D’Agostino discussed U.S. relations with Russia. KPFA 12/29/2019

Professor of Psychology Ezequiel Morsella wrote a series of articles on consciousness and the brain. Psychology Today 12/28/2019

Professor Emeritus of English and Asian American Studies Jeffery Paul Chan’s activism and literature was profiled. The New Yorker 12/30/2019

Alumnus Peter Coyote was interviewed about life in 1960s San Francisco in an episode of the television series “The Sixties.” CNN 1/1/2020 (clip not available)

Alumna Judith Content was interviewed about her career in art on the television series “Craft in America.” WTTW-TV 12/29/2019; KUSM-TV 12/30/2019; KTEJ-TV 12/27/2019 (clips not available)

Alumna and founder and director of St. Francis Homelessness Challenge Amy Farah Weiss was interviewed about transitional housing. KBCW-TV 12/29/2019

Late alumnus and novelist Ernest J. Gaines was remembered in an obituary. Diverse Issues in Higher Education 12/30/2019

Alumnus Trevor Garrod was interviewed about the band “Tea Leaf Green” that he formed with fellow alumni Scott Rager and Ben Chambers. Oroville Mercury-Register 12/26/2019

The family of alumna Susan Morrissey Ledyard are looking for information surrounding her death. NBC 12/23/2019

Former faculty member and California state senate candidate Jackie Fielder wrote an op-ed about Senate Bill 50. San Francisco Examiner 12/31/2019

Former faculty member Nathan Hare’s work establishing an African American studies program at SF State in the 1960s was discussed on a radio program about similar programs at Brandeis University. WGBH-FM 12/30/2019 (clip not available)

A study conducted by SF State researchers about the psychological benefits of good posture was mentioned in a news segment. KPLA 12/31/2019 (clip not available)

SF State research on the connection between memory and mental health was mentioned in an article about ways to feel happy in 2020. Women’s Health Magazine 1/1/2020; MSN 1/1/2020