Ouverney’s year in the Amazon gave him a unique perspective as a microbiologist and a cultural ambassador
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“Kids aren’t reading for show; they’re not trying to impress anyone by tackling a book they don’t like. They’re reading because it’s a huge part of how they learn about themselves and their world.”
“Practically every major or discipline can impact the healthcare ecosystem.”
“These devices are breakthrough, game-changers that are allowing more people better healthcare.”
“Healthcare is complicated. It’s important to learn about and understand healthcare before you need it.”
“We are experiencing a major shift in healthcare. Remember that you as the patient are the customer.”
“What’s broken in our system: economics and the economic-driven decisions many times go against clinical or quality-of-care decisions.”
“The healthcare industry is probably a couple of decades behind other industries in its use of technology.”
“Become the expert in whatever you need help with, because you need to be your own health advocate.”
“The healthcare programs at SJSU help students determine how they can impact broader behaviors to achieve sustainable change.”
“How do we provide better care to more people with limited resources?”
“Everybody should have access to health care.”
As a young child, Professor Carlos Alberto Sanchez learned to cross geographic and cultural boundaries. As a professor, he says that it is his “responsibility to make sure that philosophy belongs to everyone.” Perhaps learning has no borders.
SJSU Grupo Folklórico Luna y Sol dancers perform at the second annual Latino Heritage Night at Oracle Arena.
Washington Square designer and writer Peter Caravalho shares his personal connection to “Enduring History: 75 Years After Executive Order 9066.”
Marc J. Spears, ’95 Journalism, senior writer for ESPN’s The Undefeated, a site that explores sports, race and culture, is no stranger to the world of athlete activism.
The father of the sociology of sport on SJSU’s new Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change.
Alumna Holly Duffy: “I learned the joy of seeing someone overcome incredible odds to improve and grow.”
From student-athlete to activist-scholar, Harry Edwards’ life and work offer lessons on more than the sociology of sport.