San Diego State University

Professor Karen Emmorey’s Sign Language Project Wins People’s Choice Award!

“Somewhere between 500,000 and two million people—exact numbers are hard to come by—use American Sign Language (ASL) in the United States and Canada, and sign language research is an active area of investigation for psychologists and neuroscientists hoping to learn more about the underpinnings of language in the brain. Learners and researchers of any language […]

April 3-7, 2017 – Public Health Week Events, All Week Long!

Join us April 3-7, 2017, as we host a multitude of public health-related events at SDSU in recognition of Public Health Week!   See the flyer on the right for details!                  

March 15, 2017 – SDSU Hosts Kyoto Prize Symposium Winner

Registration is now open for the SDSU Kyoto Prize Symposium honoring Takeo Kanade, a world-leading roboticist. Kanade is a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University and will speak at SDSU’s Montezuma Hall on March 15 at 2 p.m. Kanade has made fundamental contributions to basic theories of computer vision and has introduced a […]

Video Blog: Two Weeks of Teaching and Traveling in Thailand

Sierra Alexis Manlapaz is a senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in public health. She is volunteering to teach English in Thailand.   “I wanted to encapsulate my experience overseas by compiling a video to share with anyone intrigued by the thought of visiting Thailand someday. Here is a glimpse of the breathtaking landscapes, jovial citizens and beautiful traditions of Chiang […]

Molly Hohle: Sawadee Ka to a New Way of Life

Molly Hohle is a foods and nutrition junior minoring in Spanish. This spring she is attending Chiang Mai University in Thailand. “I am currently sitting in a cafe in Nimman, Chiang Mai, a place I like to think of as the SoHo of Thailand. The streets are filled with hip restaurants, massage studios and thrift […]

Congratulations, Isabel Medina, International Volunteer HQ Scholarship Winner!

Isabel Medina, Athletic Training major in the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, has won the $500 International Volunteer HQ scholarship by entering the drawing at Tuesday’s Study Abroad Fair!   Congratulations, Isabel!          

Distinguished Lecture Series, February 10, 2017, with Robert T. Knight, M.D.

Join the Center for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience on Friday, February 10th in welcoming Robert T. Knight, M.D. for a distinguished lecture, “ Frontal Cortex and Human Behavior: Insights from Intracranial Recording.”  Lecture 1:00-2:30pm, Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Theatre followed by a light reception. See the Distinguished Speaker Series page for details.       […]

Sierra Manlapaz, Public Health Undergraduate Volunteering in Thailand, Featured on “SDSU: Be International!”

“This volunteer opportunity has made me feel like I was positively influencing the future of these students’ lives. It not only benefited the Chiang Rai community, but convinced me further that helping others is what I long to do with my future career path. This experience and the people I have met along the way […]

GSPH Associate Professor Susan Kiene Featured On ‘Be International!’

“On one of her many research trips to rural Uganda, associate professor of global health Susan Kiene and her family were invited to dinner by a local villager. The woman served her guests chicken—a big gesture in an area where meat is expensive and typically reserved for special occasions. As a scientist, Kiene is driven by […]

SDSU’s School of Nursing among first to explore power of mixed reality learning content, delivered via Microsoft HoloLens.

Today at EDUCAUSE 2016, Pearson announced a collaboration with Microsoft to explore the power of mixed reality to solve real challenges in areas of learning, ranging from online tutoring and coaching, nursing education, and engineering to construction and surveyor training. Pearson is partnering with three universities, among them, SDSU’s School of Nursing. Dr. Philip Greiner, […]