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January 2013

January 02, 2013

Three Sac State teams in I2P competition

All three Sacramento State teams that entered the 2012 statewide CSUPERB I2P early-stage biotechnology commercialization competition have qualified for the finals to be held Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 3-5, at the Marriott Anaheim.

January 03, 2013

Grant will combat diabetes in Hmong community

Sacramento State has received the first $200,713 of a $780,449 grant to help members of the city’s Hmong community receive better treatment for advanced cases of diabetes. The grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities was announced by Congresswoman Doris Matsui’s office.

January 03, 2013

Sac State 'Renaissance man' wins faculty award

Sacramento State Chemistry Professor James Ritchey is the 2013 recipient of the Andreoli Faculty Service Award. The honor will be presented during the California State University Biotechnology Symposium, Jan. 3-5 at the Anaheim Marriott.

January 04, 2013

Faculty Senate Schedule, January and February 2013

January 07, 2013

professional activities

January 08, 2013

Sac State scores back-to-back titles at CSUPERB

Sacramento State’s first-place finish in California State University’s CSUPERB I2P (Idea-to-Product) competition is the Hornets’ second title in as many years.

January 08, 2013

Sac State students volunteer their break time

There are plenty of activities for students on Winter Break – skiing, traveling, snowboarding – but several Sacramento State students are spending their free time giving back to the community.

January 10, 2013

Studies under way at Sac State would benefit boomers

Sacramento State biomechanics Professor David Mandeville has launched two clinical studies to address major vulnerabilities among older people: the high incidence of knee osteoarthritis in middle-aged women, which he believes may be related to the menopause transition, and the likelihood that any elderly person will suffer a devastating fall.

January 10, 2013

Students' exhibit at Oakland museum

In the fall of 2011, the nine students in Professor Lee Simpson’s graduate-level Public History class took on the assignment to somehow define Sacramento in an installation for the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA). The result is “What’s Happening Sacramento,” on display through Sunday, March 24, in the Gallery of California History.

January 10, 2013

FAFSA workshops mark Financial Aid Awareness Month

Sacramento State’s Financial Aid office will host four Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) workshops during February, which is Financial Aid Awareness Month.

January 11, 2013

University Library is a community asset

The University Library, in the heart of the Sacramento State campus, is open to the public and waiting to be discovered by those who live and work outside the University community.

January 14, 2013

Professor honored for gerontology work

Sacramento State Professor Cheryl Osborne has been selected as a Fellow of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE).

January 15, 2013

PT Mock Clinic aids injured player's rehab

Will Barker, 19, was a junior at Sacramento’s Valley High, playing defensive back on the football team, in 2009 when he broke his neck and suffered an incomplete spinal cord injury while making a tackle on a Davis High player. He can move his arms and has some feeling in his legs since undergoing spinal surgery. But he can’t walk. Not yet.

January 17, 2013

Music, art, dance, theater fill the spring

Cabaret, a Saturday Night Live band member and the second annual U-Nite soiree at the Crocker Art Museum are coming up during Sacramento State’s spring season of performances, exhibits and lectures. And that’s just a taste of what to expect between now and the end of May.

January 17, 2012

MLK Day facilities hours

Here’s a look at hours and closures at key campus facilities on Jan. 21, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

January 22, 2013

Exhibits open at Sac State galleries

“Three Sisters Bound to the Elements” is the first of two free exhibits kicking off the spring semester in Sacramento State’s Library galleries.

January 23, 2013

Honor choirs perform Sunday

Enjoy a choral concert featuring some of the finest young singers from middle schools and high schools in the region. The California Music Educators Association (CMEA) Capitol Section Honor Choirs present their annual concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at Fremont Presbyterian church, 5770 Carlson Drive.

January 23, 2013

Diversity conference includes Sac State ed leader

Sacramento State Professor Carlos Nevarez will deliver a keynote address for the Power in Diversity Leadership Conference, Jan. 24-27 at St. Cloud State University’s Atwood Memorial Center in Minnesota. He will join talk-show host, author and commentator Tavis Smiley to address the issue of poverty in America.

January 23, 2013

Sacramento Business Review sees an improving economy

While there are still plenty of issues ahead, the regional economy is growing and will continue to do so through 2013. That’s one of the findings in the ninth edition of Sacramento Business Review.

January 24, 2013

Spring Address 2013

January 29, 2013

Music organization honors Sac State professors

The California Music Educators Association (CMEA) has tapped two Sacramento State professors for special awards to be handed out at the organization’s annual conference Feb. 21-24 in Fresno.

January 29, 2013

Made at Sac State Legacy: Michael Cronan

Michael Cronan, 61, was a branding guru with a knack for names. He dreamed up the moniker “TiVo” on his own and “Kindle” in collaboration with his wife, Karin Hibma. They were partners in the Berkeley naming, visual identity and brand strategy firm ::CRONAN:: until his death Tuesday, Jan. 1. Cronan had battled colon cancer.

January 31, 2013

Sac State alum cleans up at Sundance

Sacramento State alum Ryan Coogler’s first feature-length film, Fruitvale, has won top honors at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. He captured both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award in the category of U.S.: Dramatic. Read the full list of awards winners and watch an archived version of the ceremony at

January 31, 2013

'Vagina Monologues' set for Feb. 7

Of the 21 female students and one faculty member cast in Sacramento State’s upcoming production of The Vagina Monologues, only one is studying theater arts. The rest come from a variety of campus disciplines, including social work, recreation and leisure, and biology.