“It is inevitable that the more you learn, the more you pass on.”
Washington Square: The Stories of San Jose State University
“When I arrived at SJSU as an EOP Student, I never would have dreamed that someday I would go to graduate school and become a university professor.”
“To become an excellent teacher, you have to gain energy from your students and be inspired by your students.”
“I teach to bring out the best in all my students.”
When San Jose State moved from its original location in San Francisco to San Jose in 1871, there was no predicting that acres of orchards in the valley would give way to millions of square feet of office space for some of the most valuable companies in the world. Read on to learn how SJSU and the city of San Jose are partnering to transform our region.
“The experiences that I’ve had in the name of STEM have been unbelievable, and I want that for other people.”
Maps are central to the work of SJSU Assistant Professor of Art Lordy Rodriguez, whose “Untitled 774” (2012) is the cover image of the Fall/Winter 2015 edition of WSQ.
The Super Bowl’s golden anniversary is a time to reflect on SJSU’s place in Super Bowl history.
Muhammed Chaudhry’s efforts to prepare young people in Silicon Valley for college and careers are transforming public education.
There are benefits to being your family’s first college graduate.
When you break down something you perceive as inviolable, you begin to see what it’s made of and you can begin to imagine how it might take on a new shape and purpose.
Nominated by Christopher Queen, ’98 Humanities/Spanish
Whether your goal is to maintain current workplace contentment or work your way toward your dream job, relationship building is critical.
A $50,000 student-managed portfolio consistently generates an investment return that tops the S&P 500.
Paul Nyhof, ’13 MS Environmental Studies, studied the Western Pond Turtles that live in the marshes along a then-new section of the San Francisco Bay Trail.
Recently published works from Spartan authors.
For nearly a century, the San Jose State Faculty Wives Club connected its members to each other and to the university community.
Now more than ever, we need help from you, the university’s alumni and friends, so that our outstanding students, faculty and staff fulfill SJSU’s promise.
We received a number of letters asking about the spring/summer 2015 edition, which was our first-ever digital-only issue. Thank you for reading Washington Square.
A few words from distinguished campus members and speakers.