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CHABSS All College Meeting - Faculty and staff of the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences (CHABSS) met to kick off the 2018 academic year with its All-College Meeting, also known as convocation. The meeting was designed to reunite the faculty and staff after the summer break and discuss the way ahead for CHABSS in the new academic year and beyond. 

Aug. 29, 2018 - New Film by Arts Professor Explores Paranormal World - It was during the promotion of his last documentary, “Commune,” about a decade ago that filmmaker and Cal State San Marcos professor Jonathan Berman encountered the subject that would engage and inspire him for many years to come.  ...

Psychology Professor Trujillo wins 2017 Wang Family Excellence Award 
Dr. Keith A. Trujillo, California State University San Marcos psychology professor has been recognized with the prestigious 2017 Wang Family Excellence Award in the category of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Public Service.

Arts and Technology Professor Wins CSU Wang Family Excellence Award 
Diekman has more than 30 years of experience producing, directing and editing award-winning films and videos.

CSUSM students particpate in human trafficking town hall meeting 
Law enforcement officials, students and others will discuss human trafficking and modern-day slavery during a town hall meeting.

Commemorating World AIDS Day around San Diego
Gilbert Valadez, an associate professor at Cal State San Marcos was diagnosed with HIV 13 years ago, at the age 46, he was more than ready for the challenges ahead. “I had many friends since 1980, when the disease became prevalent. So, I knew what to expect. I also, was more real assured because medications have improved over time,” he said.

The Garden is His Classroom 
San Diego Magazine profile of Professor Greig Guthey (Liberal Studies)

Employability and the Liberal Arts: A Career Readiness Initiative 
Article by Professor Katherine Brown (Communication) on the CHABSS Career Readiness Initiative and the importance of "the employability question" in a liberal arts education.

The Jewish Face of Cal State San Marcos 
Profile of Alyssa Sepinwall (History)

Conservation Psychology on Tap at Local Water District 
Featuring research by Professor Wes Schultz (Psychology)

Ideas Flow Towards Saving Scarce Water 
Featuring research by Professor Wes Schultz (Psychology)

The things we do: How our competitive natures may help reduce our carbon footprints Featuring research by Professor Wes Schultz (Psychology)

Can Sex Sell Water Conservation? 
Featuring research by Professor Wes Schultz (Psychology)

Temecula: Cal State University San Marcos Offers a B.A. in Criminology & Justice Studies

Palomar Brewing Company aims to fill Carlsbad need 
Featuring a new venture by Economics alum Ben Stevenson.

Historian of French Revolution Receives CSUSM’s Top Honor 
Profile of Professor Alyssa Sepinwall (History)

L.A. Times Photographer Documents New ‘Harvest of Shame’ in Mexico

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Visits Cal State San Marcos for Lecture

The Selling of the Avocado 
Featuring comments by Professor Jeff Charles (History)

'Fresh Off the Boat' Signals a New Era 
Featuring comments by Professor Vincent Pham (Communication)

New Network To Promote North County Arts

Father of Chicano Theatre Brings Actos to CSUSM

Saudi's bold political gambit 
Article by Professor Ibrahim Al-Marashi (History)

Fantastic coverage of Professor Linda Pershing's Harry Potter study abroad course

Unless We Stop Our Fall, Climate Change Is Going To Hit Us Like A Concrete Sidewalk Featuring research by Professor Wes Schultz (Psychology)

CSUSM Arts & Lectures Fall Series

School of Arts director named at CSUSM

Cal State San Marcos Names Director of New School of Arts


Cal State San Marcos Student Wins Postcard Competition Jamie Whiffen, a visual arts student at California State University San Marcos, has won the "Leave Your Stamp" postcard competition sponsored by Balboa Park Celebration Inc. 

Social Sciences Taking Hits: Federal funding cuts awaken academia to explain relevancy Dean Adam Shapiro states that the current political controversy about the social sciences goes to the need to make sure academia prepares students for the workplace...

Liberal Studies student wins CSU Trustees' Award  Emily Snow a current Liberal Studies students win the CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement.

Is the US Political System Dysfunctional? Yes says Professor Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Stephen W. Nichols will lead a public discussion on what he terms as "Broken Government."

Two CSUSM educators hope for healing on canvas Colleen Moss (Lecturer, Psychology) and Marilyn Huerta (Arts & Lectures Coordinator) discuss healing through painting.

Applying lessons from 9/11 to Syria (Video) History Assistant Professor Ibrahim Al-Marashi disccussed Syria and President Barack Obama's speech on KPBS's Evening Edition. 

Subscription Farms (Video) Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies Greig Tor Guthey talked about subscription farming on UT-TV's Roger Hedgecock Show.

Cal State San Marcos Student Leader a Role Model for Fellow Foster Youth As student body president at Cal State San Marcos, Matt Walsh counsels his fellow students to get involved, work hard and navigate the road blocks to success. 

Subscription Farm Could Take Root in San Marcos Greig Tor Guthey, a Cal State San Marcos public policy professor who recently co-authored a book on locally grown food, said San Marcos has the right idea.

Wounded Artist Finds Healing in Hearts Eight months after her husband died on Sept. 11, 2008, Colleen Moss picked up a paintbrush. The Cal State San Marcos psychology professor, who had written her master’s thesis on art therapy, need an outlet to express the emotions she couldn’t put into words.