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Science Grant

Chelsey Finegan, Staff writer

December 2, 2008

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The Department of Science Education at Cal State Long Beach received a $945,222 grant to continue funding its science program with a local elementary school.The California Postsecondary Education Commission (CPEC), with funds from the No Child Left Behind Act, awarded the grant to help improve science teaching in kindergarten through fourth grade at Bell Gardens Elementary School in the Montebello School District.The grant will pro...

Belated World AIDS Day today at CSULB

Casandra Hernandez

December 2, 2008

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Cal State Long Beach's Health Resource Center is participating in this year's World AIDS Day with information sessions, a panel discussion and free HIV testing this week.Today is the 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day. According to worldaidscampaign.org, the event is meant to bring attention to the global AIDS epidemic.The on-campus information fair will involve approximately 11 on- and off-campus organizations, including t...

Department of Science Education receives $945,000 grant

Chelsey Finegan and Chelsey Finegan

December 2, 2008

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The Department of Science Education at Cal State Long Beach received a $945,222 grant to continue funding its science program with a local elementary school.The California Postsecondary Education Commission (CPEC), with funds from the No Child Left Behind Act, awarded the grant to help improve science teaching in kindergarten through fourth grade at Bell Gardens Elementary School in the Montebello School District.The grant will pro...

Belated World AIDS Day at CSULB

Casandra Hernandez

December 2, 2008

Filed under News

Cal State Long Beach's Health Resource Center is participating in this year's World AIDS Day with information sessions, a panel discussion and free HIV testing this week.Today is the 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day. According to worldaidscampaign.org, the event is meant to bring attention to the global AIDS epidemic.The on-campus information fair will involve approximately 11 on- and off-campus organizations, including t...

Military looks to accelerate Iraq pullout (AP)

LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

December 1, 2008

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WASHINGTON (AP) _ Defense Secretary Robert Gates signaled a willingness Tuesday to forge ahead with two key priorities for the incoming Obama administration: accelerating the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq and shutting down the Guantanamo Bay detention center. As the only Republican Cabinet member asked to stay on by President-elect Barack Obama, Gates told reporters that military commanders are looking at ways to more quickly p...

Legislature pressed for hasty budget solutions

Benjamin Zitney, News Editor

December 1, 2008

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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a fiscal emergency for California on Monday and called the Legislature into special session, ordering them make cuts or find new tax revenues amounting to $1.5 billion to $2 billion within 45 days.These adjustments to the budget will come in addition to the cuts proposed by Gov. Schwarzenegger in November, which included a $66.3-million cut to the CSU system.Cal State Long Beach President...

Boeing gives CSULB big bucks

Sandra Siagian, Staff writer

December 1, 2008

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Cal State Long Beach received $140,000 for student scholarships from the Boeing Company -- the largest grant the company gives to any institution.The Boeing Company is one of the world's leading aerospace companies and has been a large supporter of CSULB for the last couple of years. CSULB President F. King Alexander said in a press release that Boeing's financial support over the years has reached a total of nearly $3 milli...

Exploring Long Beach’s video art history

Exploring Long Beach’s video art history

December 1, 2008

The University Art Museum at Cal State Long Beach will soon trace back the history of video art in Long Beach for a large-scale collaborative art project.The UAM will work with the Long Beach Museum o...