• As spring commencement and summer approach, bask in the awe and pride our students inspire
    Starting tomorrow, San Jose State will conduct spring commencement ceremonies at both our Event Center and Avaya Stadium. This is always a special time on the academic calendar, a time when our new graduates gather to celebrate their achievements with friends and family, proudly walk across the stage and reflect on their years at SJSU and the promises ahead of them.
  • Welcome SJSU’s first Vice President for Research and Innovation, Mohamed Abousalem
    I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mohamed Abousalem as our inaugural vice president for research and innovation (VPRI). Mohamed has served in a variety of teaching, research and leadership positions for three decades, most recently serving as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of California-Santa Cruz. He will join us at San Jose State University on June 10, 2019.
  • ISB groundbreaking jumpstarts transformative era in SJSU science and research
    On a gorgeous, sunny morning last Thursday, San Jose State broke ground on its Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB), a state-of-the-art facility that is sure to transform our campus when occupancy begins in just a few years.
  • President Papazian’s message re: Chabad of Poway
    I was horrified on Saturday to learn about yet another hate-filled shooting, this time at Chabad of Poway, a  synagogue north of San Diego. One life was senselessly lost, three more were injured and countless families, friends and others will be forever scarred for what has happened to their loved ones.
  • How we will “educate and engage” students as part of Transformation 2030
    Dr. Mary A. Papazian Last week, we inaugurated a new tradition here at San Jose State: a springtime State of the University address to reflect on and celebrate our accomplishments throughout the year. We also unveiled a new, 10-year strategic plan for the university, Transformation 2030, which is designed to prepare us for the next…