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"SDSU opens $90 million science center as research funding surges"

The San Diego Union Tribune takes a look at SDSU's new state-of-the-art Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences Complex. 

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The Advocate highlights a SDSU study that uncovered groundbreaking findings regarding LGBTQ identity and childhood development.

SEPTEMBER 2018

The San Diego Union-Tribune highlighted major research by professor Jennifer Imazeki and colleagues at other institutions this finds California has under-funded its schools by $22 billion.

SEPTEMBER 2018

San Diego City Beat considers a SDSU study on whether or not the San Diego Police Department engaged in racial profiling.

SEPTEMBER 2018

The Marin Independent Journal looks at collaborative research by SDSU and other institutions that aims to figure out why one of the Pacific Coast’s most ecologically important aquatic plants is wasting away.

SEPTEMBER 2018

Jennifer Imazeki, an economics professor, discusses her research on state education funding with KPBS.

SEPTEMBER 2018

ABC News looks at SDSU’s Center for the Study of Women in Television & Film research that shows Latinas in speaking roles are at an all-time high at 7 percent from 2017 to 2018.

SEPTEMBER 2018

Bloomberg Businessweek talks to professor Lisa Kath, who studies workplace harassment, about sexual harassment.

SEPTEMBER 2018

Phys.org looks at research aimed at increasing the rate of coral regeneration in an effort to protect coral reefs. SDSU professor Forest Rohwer contributed to the study.

SEPTEMBER 2018

Newsweek considers Karen Emmorey’s research on bilingual individuals fluent in English and ASL, and the mechanisms the brain uses to switch between languages.

SEPTEMBER 2018

Astronomy.com looks at a study by graduate student Quentin Socia that concludes a once-prophesied explosion of two stars is unlikely to happen.

SEPTEMBER 2018

USA Today and The San Diego Union Tribune look at a SDSU study that found women are scarcer on and in television this year than in previous years.

SEPTEMBER 2018

Thomas Novotny, a professor of public health, discusses research that supports the Cigarette Butt Pollution Project, which he leads.

AUGUST 2018

Summer 2018

USA Today considers a study from researchers at SDSU and Florida State that found nearly half of teens who spent five or more hours in front of screens every day experienced thoughts of suicide or prolonged periods of hopelessness or sadness.

AUGUST 2018

Forbes looks at an SDSU study that analyzed discussions of vaping on Twitter, in which researchers found that 70% of the tweets in their dataset was produced by bots.

AUGUST 2018

NBC News covers an SDSU study that found stressors faced by LGBTQ teens, such as stigma and isolation, may make drugs foolishly appear attractive as a coping mechanism.

AUGUST 2018

In the Washington Post, an SDSU professor discusses the decline in leisure reading: In the 1970s, about 60 percent of high school seniors reported reading every single day. Four decades later, just 16 percent reported doing so.

AUGUST 2018

On CSPAN, Professor Pierre Asselin discussed the Vietnam War, looking at the conflict from U.S. escalation in 1965 to the fall of Saigon in 1975 and describing the tactics of both sides.

AUGUST 2018

KPBS looks at how professor Lluvia Flores-Renteria will catalog California plants in order to study the course of climate change.

AUGUST 2018

Bloomberg News cited research by Martha Lauzen, executive director of the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film, that found half of TV programs in the 2016-2017 season employed four or fewer women in key behind-the-scenes roles.

AUGUST 2018

The New York Times talks to professor Jean M. Twenge about her research on America's current crop of college students, the most ethnically diverse generation in history.

AUGUST 2018

Chemical & Engineering News talks to professor Jeff Gustafson, about determining the absolute stereochemistry of an atropisomer.

AUGUST 2018

The Washington Post looks at a theory by San Diego researchers, including faculty at SDSU, about what caused the Northern Hemisphere to get so cold thousands of years ago.

JULY 2018

Diverse Education looks at a series of focus groups held at SDSU aimed at collecting data on attitudes on policing.

JULY 2018

The San Diego Union-Tribune considers a free tool, developed by SDSU and partner institutions, that could help fishermen zero in on swordfish and protect engendered species.

JULY 2018

The New York Times looks at an SDSU study that finds that gender imbalance in film criticism hurts visibility of female-driven films

JULY 2018

The Los Angeles Times talks to an SDSU professor about the excessive use of digital media among teens.

JULY 2018

Newsday talks to psychology professor Georg E. Matt, who is part of a team studying third-hand smoke.

JULY 2018

Jean Twenge discusses her research and book "The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement" with U.S. News and World Report.

JULY 2018

KPBS looks at how the university uses virtual reality to teach research, science and mathematics concepts.

JULY 2018

Geology professor Tom Rockwell discusses the Aqua Blanca fault with the San Diego Union Tribune after a 4.6 magnitude earthquake in San Diego.

JULY 2018

The San Diego Union-Tribune notes Joy Phillips, a biomedical researcher, potential research on cannabis.

JULY 2018

The Scientific American noted a SDSU study from professor Ralph-Axel Müller that shows the brains of children with autism fold differently than those of their typical peers.

JULY 2018

Professor Brandy Lipton talks to the Medical Press about the benefits of offering eyecare coverage.

JULY 2018

The San Diego Union-Tribune discusses how SDSU will assist Casa Familiar in a study of air quality at the Mexican border.

JULY 2018

In The New York Times, Lecturer Wendy Patrick discusses the legal and disciplinary measures T.S.A. screeners are subject to under a recent court ruling.

JULY 2018

The Business Standard looked at an SDSU study that found LGBQT teens were more likely than their peers to have ever used drugs

JULY 2018

NBC 7 San Diego notes plans for SDSU researchers to collaborate with UCSD as it launches its new Center for Innovative Phage Applications and Therapeutics.

JUNE 2018

The Associated Press cited a paper co-authored by SDSU economist Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes that found an increase in immigration enforcement contributed to raising the share of Hispanic children in foster care.

JUNE 2018

Popular Science discussed research by psychobiologist James Weinrich that highlighted problems with tests used to define sexuality.

JUNE 2018

Philip Greiner, director of SDSU’s school of nursing, talks to The Wall Street Journal about using virtual reality in student research and learning in the medical fields.

JUNE 2018

The Scientific American explores a study by psychology professor Ralph-Axel Müller, who found that brains of children with autism fold differently than those of their typical peers.

JUNE 2018

Politifact considers professor Enrico A. Marcelli's research that only about 3 percent of the child population in California were undocumented immigrants in the period 2008 to 2012.

JUNE 2018

BusinessWire looks at how SDSU researchers are using a mapping technology to evaluate earthquakes.

JUNE 2018

Simplemost cites an SDSU study that found the happiest teens used digital media for less than an hour per day.

JUNE 2018

The Sacramento Bee cites an SDSU and UCLA study that found racial divisions in suspension rates.

JUNE 2018

NBC 7 San Diego looks at data analyzed by SDSU researchers that shows people who live in higher crime areas have negative perceptions of law enforcement.

JUNE 2018

Ricardo Zayas, a developmental biologist, discusses research on a cell that supports regeneration.

JUNE 2018

In a look at female representation in Hollywood, Moneyish cites an SDSU study that revealed a slight increase in women working behind-the-scenes in film.

JUNE 2018

 

 

 

 Spring 2018

Vogue magazine talks to SDSU professor Jean Twenge about her research on millennials. “The millennial personality is centered around individualism, high expectations, self-confidence and burnishing an image,” she said.

MAY 2018

United Press International looks at the latest research out of SDSU on the origins of Darwin's finches.

MAY 2018

EdSource looks at SDSU's Pathways program, which provides tutors to local schools and considers their impact on student performance.

MAY 2018

San Diego Magazine talks to Lamine Secka, director of SDSU's new Drone Lab, about how the lab might be used to research drone applications for public safety.

MAY 2018

The National discusses a SDSU study that found that the brain processes signed and spoken language similarly.

MAY 2018

TIME looks at SDSU researcher Jean Twenge's research on how mobile devices can erode well-being in teenagers.

MAY 2018

Science Magazine notes how when the First Lady rolled out her children's initiative, she referenced research out of SDSU on social media and its impact on young people.

MAY 2018

CNBC looks at a virtual border agent kiosk developed by SDSU Research Aaron Elkins that can be used to interview travelers at airports and border crossings and detect deception. 

MAY 2018

SDSU housing lecturer Mark Goldman discusses San Diego's housing prices in a segment with ABC 10 News.

MAY 2018

Variety looks at a study published by SDSU researchers that found 85 percent of films screened at film festivals had no female cinematographers and 69 percent had no female directors.

MAY 2018

SDSU professor emeritus Patrick Abbott discusses his research on earthquakes with KPBS after an earthquake fault in San Diego surfaces. 

MAY 2018

In a column on homelessness, The San Diego Union-Tribune contributor Michael Smolens discusses a study of 17,500 homeless people over a 12-month period conducted by SDSU and the San Diego Regional Task Force on the Homeless. 

MAY 2018

MSN looks at a longitudinal study in which SDSU researchers found a higher rate of diabetes among lesbian and bisexual women compared to heterosexual women.

MAY 2018

Futurity highlighted an online tool developed by a consortium of researchers, including SDSU faculty, that provides computer-generated maps to help fishermen target productive fishing spots while avoiding areas likely to harbor protected species

MAY 2018

Hydrogen Fuel News highlights new hydrogen generation technology currently being tested at San Diego State University.

MAY 2018

The Orange County Breeze considers research out of SDSU and UC, Irvine, that tested the resilience of native plant communities when faced with wildfire, drought and invasion by non-native species.

MAY 2018

HBO's Vice News looks at one-of-a-kind research by two SDSU faculty that decodes sex traffickers secret language. 

APRIL 2018

The San Diego Union-Tribune highlights region scientists and their summer research projects, including several SDSU researchers whose work ranges from earthquakes to microbial ecology. 

APRIL 2018

The Boston Globe cites research from SDSU that looks at the use of the F-word throughout history.

APRIL 2018

The Naples Daily News talks to SDSU astronomer about why there is sometimes a green flash when the sun dips below the horizon.

APRIL 2018

Donna Ross, SDSU associate professor of science education, discusses research about the value of activities foster problem-solving, critical thinking and team-building skills

APRIL 2018

The Colorado Springs Independent considers SDSU professor Martha Lauzen's research that shows a lack of women working behind the scenes in Hollywood.

APRIL 2018

The San Diego Union-Tribune profiles respected local musician Jefferson Jay and references his 87-page SDSU thesis “The La Jolla Athenaeum: The Jewel Within the Jewel.”

APRIL 2018

The San Diego Union-Tribune references a SDSU study on racial profiling by police.

APRIL 2018

Public health professor Penelope Quintana discusses how air pollution levels at the U.S.-Mexico border peak during certain seasons and times of day. (San Diego Reader)

APRIL 2018

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, launched into space in early April, will help gather data for professor Randall German's research on how microgravity affects the production of metal powders. (Space.com)

APRIL 2018

Professor Karen Emmorey discusses her research findings that the underlying neural processes we use to create complex expressions for sign language and speech are similar. (Futurity)

APRIL 2018

Fox 5 highlighted a $250,000 grant received by SDSU that allows students to research Mexican agriculture techniques and sustainability. 

APRIL 2018

The New York Times considers a study by Jean Twenge, SDSU psychology professor, that found a decline in a number of adult activities among today’s teens.

MARCH 2018

When leaders brag it makes “narcissism seem normal," Jean Twenge, SDSU psychology professor, told the Washington Post when discussing her research.

MARCH 2018

Professor Nate Rodriguez, at an event at Ithaca College, presents research on gay refugees and asylees and the role media has on their identification. (The Ithacan)

APRIL 2018

CityLab looks at a new study co-authored by professor Bruce Appleyard.

MARCH 2018

SDSU researcher Bruce Reinig helped develop an automated method of selecting and seeding teams for the tournament, thus avoiding bias.

MARCH 2018

KOGO-San Diego looks at new SDSU research that shows employers value test scores.

MARCH 2018

HealthDay reports on a study from public health professor John Ayers about how Americans buy marijuana.

MARCH 2018

With the Christian Science Monitor, SDSU mathematics professor Ricardo Carretero discusses a significant rise in test scores after adopting a new, research-driven approach to teaching.

MARCH 2018

The Daily Aztec takes a look at recent research published by the Marshal Hedin Lab that looks at one of the most deadly spider species in existence.

MARCH 2018

EdSource looks at a study, co-authored by two SDSU professors, considering the suspension rates of black male students in California.

FEBRUARY 2018

The Drive and DroneLife take a look at the university's new drone lab, a research facility open to all campus researchers. 

FEBRUARY 2018

Management professor Valerie Alexandra discusses her research that shows the correlation between social hierarchy and unethical behavior with KOGO.

FEBRUARY 2018

Casino.org looks at a SDSU study that found third-hand smoke lingers for months after bans come go into effect.

FEBRUARY 2018

The San Diego Union Tribune takes a look at SDSU's new state-of-the-art Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences Complex.

JANUARY 2018