Dean Jill Trainer joins The Magazine to discuss NSM's various departments, centers and connections to the community. Alumna Mary Blake, the 2013 President's Award winner, talks about her research on leukemia treatments and her experiences as a Sac State peer-assistance leader.
Play ClipTom Savage, a Chemistry professor and director of Sacramento State's CIMERA lab, discusses the burgeoning fields of cell and molecular biology and biochemistry, as well as the research now under way in the laboratory.
Professor Tom Peavy and graduate student Eugene Koo tell The Magazine all about the 20-month program of advanced coursework and how paid internships prepare graduates for success.
Play ClipThe Magazine welcomes Rich Hedman, director of the Center for Mathematics and Science Education (MASE); and Ron Coleman, a Biological Sciences professor. Hedman discusses Sac State's partnership with experienced and pre-service K-12 teachers while Coleman, a onetime STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) lecturer, describes the goals of the popular STEM lecture series.
Play ClipStudent Kwamel McCullough shares his experiences in the Sacramento State-Los Rios Science Transfer Project (STP), designed to improve the transfer rate and preparedness of Los Rios students from underrepresented groups who are interested in biomedical research careers. STP offers academic support and advising. Another student, Manmet Singh, talks about the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Program.
The annual Rock Auction is organized by members of Sac State's Geology Club. They who solicit donations from rock collectors, then auction off rocks, gems and stones to raise money for student research and field trips.