Autonomous vehicles are the future. Are they safe? Assistant Professor of Aviation Francesca Favaro and her research team are assessing the risks and rewards of the next generation of transportation.
Washington Square: The Stories of San Jose State University
One hundred years after the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote, SJSU history lecturers maintain that San Jose canneries inspired diverse communities to organize, advocate and use their voices. Margo McBane and Suzanne Guerra argue that it is more important now than ever to understand the canneries’ economic, cultural, political and social impact.
San Jose State Professor of Political Science Frannie Edwards will conduct a webinar on April 9, “Transit and COVID-19: How Its Impact Differs from Other Emergencies,” where she’ll discuss the similarities and differences between the impact of COVID-19 and other contagious diseases such as SARS and H1N1/swine flu on transit systems.
SJSU Associate Professor of Anthropology Charlotte Sunseri is the 2019-2020 recipient of the Outstanding Professor Award.
SJSU Political Science Professor Lawrence Quill is the 2019-2020 recipient of the President’s Scholar Award.
SJSU Linguistics and Language Development Lecturer Sharmin Khan is the 2019-2020 recipient of the Outstanding Lecturer Award.
Karen Singmaster, chair of SJSU’s Chemistry Department, is the 2019-2020 recipient of the Distinguished Service award.
SJSU Spatial Arts Lecturer Yvonne Escalante, ’13 MFA Spatial Arts, has created an electroforming workspace in the College of Humanities and the Arts.
SJSU Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Yoon Chung Han combines art, design and engineering to create installations based on unique biometric data.
SJSU’s Lurie College of Education is working to organize and present the best possible early childhood education research resources for teachers, parents and the greater Bay Area community.
Mary Calegari has studied the relationship between one’s ethnic background and the ability to succeed in accounting.
Lurie College of Education Dean Heather Lattimer’s new formula for preparing math teachers is transforming the careers of educators and increasing equity in classrooms.
A mentoring program connects football players with local at-risk elementary school students.
SJSU professor, playwright and oral historian Nikki Yeboah interviewed women who had lost family members to police violence for her play, The (M)Others.
William McGinnis, ’78 Biology, earned membership into the National Academy of Sciences in 2019.
Artist and entrepreneur Erin Salazar, ’10 BFA Pictorial Arts, was named one of the Knight Foundation’s inaugural Public Space Fellows in 2019.
Hayward City Councilmember Aisha Wahab, ’10 Political Science, made history in 2018 by being named one of the first Afghan-American women to hold public office.
Virginia San Fratello and her design partner Ronald Rael used three pink seesaws to bring two countries together.
Through the Center for Community Learning and Leadership, an estimated 80,000 SJSU students have contributed more than 1,400,000 hours to the community through service-learning.
Five SJSU Spartan Pride scholars thank donors for making their education possible.
Retired CEO and SJSU alumnus Brad Maihack shares tips for promoting collaboration.
Starting in fall 2020, SJSU will offer a doctor of audiology program.
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