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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    difficult The committee wished more financial resources were available all of the outstanding students The Graduate COSE Advisory Board Scholarships of 2 500 each were awarded to Constance Ganong Systematic Biology Ecology and Christa Speekmann Marine Biology The Undergraduate David G C Cassa Memorial Scholarship of 500 was awarded to Gina Perez Baron Cell Molecular Biology The Undergraduate Biology Kenneth Pam Fong Scholarship of 250 was awarded to Jennifer Agard Cell Molecular Biology The COSE Advancement Office has established a new Student Project Fund Funds will reimburse students up to 500 for their projects research fieldwork graduate and undergraduate thesis work The Student Project Fund was established through generous donations of the College alumni and friends The allocation for the Fund for each semester is between 4 000 to 5 000 Fifteen proposals totaling 16 000 were submitted Dean Kelley and Associate Dean of Development Abo El Ata awarded all fifteen proposals modifying the award amounts to total 4 800 Individual awards were given 300 and team awards were given 500 In order for us to expand these programs we need your support and generous donations If you would like to donate or get more information feel free to contact

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/%7Escience/newsletters/fall1999/advancement.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    public policy Together they assure that the center s findings are both scientifically solid and policy relevant In just 18 months CTR has grown from a modest research team to an impressive international team that has the Center s small space bursting at the seams By securing more than 3 3 million in research grants CTR has been able to add a stable of post doctoral research fellows who will move research into new directions Dr Hans Slabbekoorn Holland Dr Karen Holder Canada Dr Ravinder Sehgal USA Dr Catherine Graham USA Dr Sonya Clegg Australia A sixth post doc will be named before the end of the year In addition CTR is developing a network of prominent scientists from within the department and from around the globe to serve as Senior Research Fellows and participate in collaborative projects Members include Dr Robert Wayne UCLA Dr Craig Moritz University of Queensland Australia Dr Chris Schneider Boston University Dr Eduardo Santana University of Guadalajara Mexico Dr Roget Fotso Wildlife Conservation Society New York and Cameroon and Dr Tom Parker Dr Greg Spicer and Dr Eric Routman from SFSU Three things make CTR stand out from the pack says Schafer First is our focus on process For us it s not enough to save the rainforest We believe you must save the dynamic evolutionary and ecological processes that produce and sustain the rainforest if we truly are to save it Second is our interest in linking directly into conservation policy By teaming up with the policy crowd at the outset our findings will be in play at least a decade earlier than if we d waited for the information to trickle through the scientific journals Finally we re located at a CSU We re drawing attention to the fact that first rate science

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/%7Escience/newsletters/fall1999/ctr.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    she was also the associate director of academic programs for Cornell University s Minority Engineering Program and the assistant dean of students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy New York Doris comes to SFSU with 15 years experience in the administration of support service programs for students in higher education As the MEP Director Doris is actively addressing recruitment and retention of students wishing to obtain careers in engineering and technology MEP provides services in outreach admissions academic advising tutoring jobs internships and scholarships Students can find a strong base of support while pursuing their degrees in SFSU s School of Engineering MEP recruits historically underrepresented students into SFSU s engineering program Throughout their studies the students receive academic support and counseling to keep them on track toward their degrees This year MEP SFSU will host the Northern California JETS TEAMS competition The Junior Engineering Technical Society JETS Tests of Engineering Aptitude Mathematics and Science TEAMS will be held at SFSU this February in conjunction with Engineers Week The JETS TEAMS competition challenges students in ways that no other program does TEAMS is a rigorous competition in which teams of high school students learn team development and problem solving and

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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    attendance will be the judges of the entries on exhibit Student projects include individual special projects research fieldwork graduate and undergraduate thesis work All projects will be on display the day before The event will begin at 4 p m and continue until 8 p m Judging of the exhibits will conclude at 6 p m with awards being made that evening Winning projects will be awarded 600 for First

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/%7Escience/newsletters/fall1999/event.html (2016-02-13)
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    CampusMemo SF State News and other campus publications have moved to http www sfsu edu news Please update your bookmark

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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    animal community and intertidal mudfalts where animals develop strategies to deal with high sulfide concentrations All of these communities depend on specialized bacteria and this research goes to the heart of how life might have evolved on earth Between work on the origins of solar systems and the origins of life on this planet the research going on in the College is touching on some pretty fundamental questions In April we held a press conference to announce the discovery of a new solar system the first ever found outside of our own This discovery by Geoff Marcy alumna Debra Fisher and alumnus Paul Butler was front page news around the world All of this indicates the sort of world class research going on in the College but the most exciting part of this work and that by many other faculty members is that our students undergraduates as well as graduate students are directly participating in this work We continue to believe that in this way we provide the best possible education for our students In Engineering Professors Ahmad Gangi and Shi Shenq Liou who direct the Industrial Assessment Center received an award from the Department of Energy for their work

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/%7Escience/newsletters/spring1999/stateofthecollege.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    during his college years 1966 1970 civil uprising at SF State in the morning then a repeat at UC Berkeley in the afternoon Bob experienced a lot internal conflicts in those days a conservative engineering student vs the entire cultural revolution Haight Ashbury and all that The two individuals kept him going on the right track with his studying were Rene Marxheimer and Tom Zilka who were always there to encourage advise and push Bob He also joined the Engineering Society and became the IEEE Chairperson Bob barely made it through college Bob s first real job came as a result of meeting an engineering Vice President from GTE Lunkurt at an IEEE Engineering Society dinner He became a field application engineer in June of 70 while taking the last General Education class to officially graduate He worked with installation teams in Coos Bay OR Ft Wayne IN and Tampa FL documenting better ways to install microwave communications links for the GTE phone system After about 6 months in the field he became a Project Engineer for a year and then was offered a promotion to be an instructor in the customer training school Shortly after that he accepted a job at Signetics a semiconductor company later to be bought by Philips Semiconductors as a Product Marketing Engineer In the early 70 s change was frequent and loyalties were to people more than companies Bob moved to Fairchild Semiconductors following a good boss and back to Signetics where he met his wife Deborah A romance turned to marriage and company nepotism rules dictated one of them needed to move on Frostholm went back to Fairchild then to National Semiconductor where he got involved with sales While at National a friend called to offer an opportunity to join up as a

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  • Newsletters of the SFSU College of Science & Engineering Alumni Chapter
    of plaque Lyme disease and Hanta virus He also specialized in spider bites from brown spiders of the genus Loxosceles Since his retirement he volunteers at Alta Bate Hospital in Berkeley and travels around the U S Dan L Mosier BA 77 Geology has been working at the U S Geological Survey for 20 years He was transferred from the Branch of Resource Analyst to the Branch of Coastal and Marine Geology in 1995 He is now involved more with the computers than geology making maps and helping with the database As the owner of Mines Road Books he has been publishing books and booklets on local history since 1978 and specializes in researching and publishing California history and genealogy He just wrote and published a new book titled History of Tesla As a hobby Dan is researching his own family roots and has so far traced back to four generations You can find helpful information on Genealogy on line at California Genealogy Index http cmug com minesroad genealogy html Dan is married and has a 12 year old daughter Graduated at the age of 69 Calvin D Randolph BA 84 Fine Arts Geology was the oldest graduate in the

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