How do neurons transmit messages throughout the body? How are memories formed? Miri VanHoven’s neurogenetics lab at San Jose State explores big questions.
From engineers to medical doctors, four alumni reflect on how their SJSU experiences have helped them make an impact. Illustrations by Jon Chester.
The culmination of alumna Cathy Busalacchi’s 30-year vision for healthy student spaces.
The only team of its kind in the United States, Craig Clements’ Fire Weather Research Laboratory studies and decodes wildfire behavior to improve fire management and prevention.
San Jose State professors, alumni and educators explore what it takes to prepare a teacher to adopt a STEM-focused approach to teaching and how credential programs can set educators up for success.
Learning an entrepreneurial mindset prepares students for work and life in Silicon Valley.
San Jose State inducted eight legendary Spartan athletes into the SJSU Sports Hall of Fame.
San Jose State celebrates the Frankenstein Bicentennial and launches an exploration of the deep humanities.
It took courage, commitment and focus on a bigger picture to take a stand for civil rights and to demand equal treatment.
EOP at San Jose State originated alongside the Olympic Project for Human Rights and the growing Chicano movement.
How do movements such as #MeToo, #NeverAgain, #BlackLivesMatter and #TimesUp gain traction? SJSU professors and experts weigh in.
Silicon Valley has disrupted its way into a housing crisis, one so severe that the workers needed to power tech’s growth engine are being priced out of a future here.
This diverse sector is ripe for innovation, and entrepreneurs are responding, bringing new health apps and services to the market every day.
Alumni healthcare leaders share their insights on U.S. healthcare and what inspired them to help people achieve their fullest, healthiest lives.
Tuite is the first woman to hold a permanent position as SJSU athletics director and one of nine woman athletics directors at 128 NCAA Division I Football Subdivision schools nationwide.
“There is an undocumented student community out there that could definitely benefit from a lot of the services I obtained.”
Every Friday—rain or shine—Mercy Egbujor leads the backpack medical team on its rounds in a battered van, frequently descending into hidden camps where unsanitary conditions provide a breeding ground for diseases such as tuberculosis and hepatitis.
Three Spartans who are part of the Paralympic movement, promoting its values of enabling and empowering athletes while challenging stereotypes and transforming attitudes about athletes with impairments.
An interview with SJSU President Mary Papazian.
“The story of modern track and field cannot be written without the contributions of SJSU athletes and coaches.”
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Moss Landing Marine Labs.
From student-athlete to activist-scholar, Harry Edwards’ life and work offer lessons on more than the sociology of sport.