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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Physical therapy program is helping special tots learn to walk

Students in Sacramento State's Doctor of Physical Therapy program are helping youngsters ages 4 and younger who have neuro-motor impairment walk sooner and more independently. The free program, known as STEPS, is an outgrowth of Professor Katrin Mattern-Baxter's research on intensive training using mini-treadmills for very young children with cerebral palsy and originally was conceived in collaboration with therapists from Easter Seals Superior California, Sacramento.
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Sac State joining to create innovative 'virtual art' project on Broadway

secondary story image Sacramento State and three local agencies will collaborate on a major municipal art project to create works in "augmented reality" along Broadway. For the University, the project will serve as an educational tool: Students and recent grads from Professor Rachel Clarke's Electronic Art courses are making virtual mockups to illustrate how the technology can be used and will assist artists in converting their designs into 3D models.

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Autumn turns campus into a showplace of color
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Sacramento State takes pride in being a Tree Campus USA, especially during the spectacularly colorful fall season. Enjoy our photos and lovely "Autumn Gold" video.
University to host health care info session
The Center for California Studies at Sacramento State is co-sponsoring a free informational session about the Affordable Care Act at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, on the campus. The guest speaker is Emily Bazar, senior writer with the California HealthCare Foundation's Center for Health Reporting.
Building industry helps give CM a new home
When Sacramento State's acclaimed Construction Management Department needed empty space in Riverside Hall converted into administrative offices, industry leaders rallied to contribute time, materials and labor.

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On Campus:
A bustling Thursday for the arts

Ceramics on display and for sale; exhibits, receptions and poetry readings: Thursday, Dec. 5, will offer a terrific lineup of art events at Sacramento State. More
On Campus:
Jazz Ensembles and guests to perform

Guest performers the El Camino High School Jazz Band and saxophonist Mike McMullen will be welcomed at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Music Recital Hall. Tickets
On Stage:
Choirs offer 'Procession of Carols'

A holiday tradition continues as Sac State's three choirs are featured with special guests on Dec. 7 and 8 at Sacred Heart Church in east Sacramento. More
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