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.
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.
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.
Retired CEO and SJSU alumnus Brad Maihack shares tips for promoting collaboration.
Letters, emails, blog comments and social posts. Here’s what Spartans have to say.
Honoring Spartans who have passed away.
College of Business analyst Michelle Del Real, ’19 CHAD, hopes to help families with special needs.
Sameer Saran, ’18 MS Computer Engineering, founded ParkStash, an app that pairs landowners with drivers searching for parking, to help students find parking.
What if there were a platform where tutors could list their rates, hours and areas of expertise, and tutees could shop around to find the right match? Turon is here.
Kickbusch became the highest-ranking Hispanic woman in the Combat Field Support of the U.S. Army before launching Educational Achievement Services, Inc.
Anderson believes his San Jose State education armed him with the communication skills needed to make change. He hopes current and future Spartans will take advantage of the Strategic Media Lab to fine-tune their PR skills and make an impact.
Campus Sustainability Coordinator Kristen Wonder and SJSU alumna encourages the Spartan community to embrace sustainability.
San Jose City Manager David Sykes, ’91 BS, ’95 MS, Civil Engineering, sees his work as an act of service.
For the entrepreneurs behind Inglewood’s La Create Sp_ce, creativity is an equal opportunity resource.
In 1941, my grandparents left for America, my grandfather from Molfetta and my grandmother from Palermo. Upon arriving, they, like millions of others, waited at Ellis Island, yearning to be American.
Pabel Mijangos, ’20 Finance, learned how his father Octavio Mijangos’ journey to the U.S. informed his own path to an education while writing a paper for his Global Dimensions of Business course.
How do geologists measure seismicity and communicate earthquake risk to the communities that could one day be affected?
Evan Low, ’03 Political Science, was the youngest openly gay mayor of an American city.
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.