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The two-time Olympic gold medalist shared coach Bud Winter’s sprinting techniques with athletes worldwide.
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.
Speech pathologist Pamela Wiley, ’72 Communication Studies, created the Spectrum Shield training program to pair law enforcement with young men with autism.
Catherine Koanja, ’18 Nursing, had to help her mother read medication labels as a child. As a nurse she plans to advocate for health literacy.
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.
One vest can impact an entire community. The hands-free design helps people access potable water and while accomplishing simultaneous tasks.
From SJSU to Facebook, Netta Conyers-Haynes says: “We don’t grow when things are easy. We grow when we face challenges.”
“I realized that I could either spend the rest of my life asking why bad things happen or focus on what I could do to make a difference.”
“Practitioners tend to over-give of themselves. The skills practiced in MBOT are an antidote for these imbalances.”
“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.”
Publications from SJSU faculty and alumni authors.
“What’s broken in our system: economics and the economic-driven decisions many times go against clinical or quality-of-care decisions.”
“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?”
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.
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.
“Judy and I traveled a lot together. Now there’s going to be a nursing scholarship in our name that keeps the spirit of service alive.”
Washington Square welcomes letters to the editor. Here’s what our readers have to say.
“The story of modern track and field cannot be written without the contributions of SJSU athletes and coaches.”