Dr. Anahit Hovhannisyan demonstrates how to use Virtual Reality, VR to Middle School Students.

BEST Science Saturday Event Attracts Young Aspiring Scientists

Middle school students had the opportunity to explore the world of science through a series of workshops at the Black Excellence in Science and Technology (BEST) Science Saturday event on Feb 24.  The event served Black and Indigenous students between 6th and 8th grades. These aspiring scientists engaged with the College of Science and Mathematics […]

Joel Slade, M.S., Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Ecoimmunology Department of Biology

Biology Prof is Seeking Community Participants in Bird Research

Biology Professor Dr. Joel Slade has embarked on an innovative research project to understand human urbanization’s impact on local finch populations.  With support from a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, the initiative seeks to involve the Fresno State community in the study directly. Click here to read Slade’s letter to the community and learn more […]

Benjamin Awad and Keyara Piri display their presentation award certificates won and the SACNAS Conference.

CSM Students Awarded At SACNAS National Conference

Physics major Benjamin Awad and Keyara Piri, a biology major, won top awards for their presentations at the just-concluded 2023 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference held in Portland, Oregon. SACNAS, the Society for Advancement of Chicanos / Hispanic and Native Americans in Science, is a non-profit organization founded in 1973 to reverse the underrepresentation of Chicano […]

Dr. Karine Gousset is the new chair of the biology department

Dr. Karine Gousset, New Biology Department Chair, Shares her Vision

Dr. Karine Gousset, the newly-appointed Chair of the Biology Department, has embraced the challenge and outlined her vision, encompassing three pillars: curriculum, research, and supporting students. “As the biology department Chair, my primary goals are to modernize our curriculum, enhance our research infrastructure, and foster an environment that prioritizes student success,” Gousset said. These objectives […]