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CSULB Celebrates Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity

Published: April 15, 2009

View the innovative research, published works, and creative efforts of CSULB faculty, students, and staff at the second All University Celebration of Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Thursday, April 23, at the Pointe in the Walter Pyramid. The event will take place from 1-5 p.m. and is open to the public.

In addition to research, scholarly, and creative displays, the event will include an awards program from 2-3 p.m. honoring two students and three faculty members. Marketing major Jennifer Pearson will receive the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Student Award for her research, “Time Versus Money: What Are They Worth?” Ricardo Gallardo-Macias will be given the Outstanding Graduate Research Student Award for the work he has done with Associate Professor Kensaku Nakayama (Chemistry and Biochemistry) that could one day lead to the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

English Professor Charles Webb will receive the Provost’s Award for Impact Accomplishment of the Year in Research, Scholarly or Creative Activity. Kinesiology Professor Ralph Rozenek and Psychology Associate Professor Kim-Phuong L. Vu will be given Provost’s Awards for Outstanding Faculty Mentor for Student Engagement in Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity.

“Each year our faculty, students, and staff produce outstanding research, scholarly, and creative work. This event serves as an opportunity to recognize their accomplishments,” said Provost Karen L. Gould. “It is also a chance for the university and broader community to learn about the innovative research and discovery that is enhancing student learning and improving the quality of life in California.”

For more information, visit the All University Celebration of Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity Web site, or contact the Office of University Research at 562/985-5314.