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SSU President Judy Sakaki with artist Joan Baez and her painting of Martin Luther King, Jr.
'Mischief Makers'
October 2, 2017

A collection of 14 portraits painted by singer and activist Joan Baez and inspired by a diverse group of architects of social change has been donated by the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria to Sonoma State University in commemoration of the university’s historic commitment to civil rights an

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Common in the Classroom
September 13, 2017

Roughly 450 students will be studying with Grammy and Academy Award-winning hip hop artist Common at his performance Sept. 16 in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center as part of Sonoma State University’s Arts Integration Program.

Grants and Sponsored Programs Report, August 2017
September 7, 2017

Sonoma State University received $3,780,201 in new grant funding in the months of May and June. Congratulations to the following principal investigators and project directors who have received new, additional or extended support for their sponsored awards.

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Free Week at Rec Center
September 7, 2017

The Recreation Center will be available for Sonoma State University staff and faculty to use free of charge for the of Monday, Sept. 11 through Sunday, Sept. 17.

Steven Farmer
Saving Money with Open Textbooks
August 29, 2017

One day a few years ago a student came to ask Sonoma State University Chemistry Professor Steve Farmer a question during his office hours. The student was shaking slightly. When he asked why, Farmer was shocked to hear it was because the student hadn't yet eaten that day.

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Dean Receives Diversity Leadership Award
August 28, 2017

Lynn Stauffer, dean of the School of Science and Technology at Sonoma State University, has been selected as a recipient of INSIGHT into Diversity magazine's 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM award.

Students watch the eclipse on the big screen outside Weill Hall
Convocation 2017
August 23, 2017

Though a total solar eclipse temporarily darkened the sky immediately after the ceremony, Sonoma State University's Convocation shined light on the accomplishments made in Judy K. Sakaki's first year as president and illuminated the bright future the University has ahead.

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Princeton Review's Top 382 Colleges
August 10, 2017

Sonoma State University has once again been named in the Princeton Review's annual Best 382 Colleges list, as well as in the Best Western regional list.

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New Women's Basketball Coach
August 1, 2017

Rich Shayewitz has been named the Head Coach of the Sonoma State University Women's Basketball team after spending the previous 11 seasons as the Associate Head Coach for the SSU Men's Basketball team. Shayewitz becomes the sixth head coach in the program's 37-year history.

EOP summer bridge group
$2.2 Million for EOP
July 27, 2017

Hundreds of future Sonoma State University students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, most of whom would be the first in their families to attend college, will receive scholarships and other vital support for years to come thanks to more than $2.2 million in recent gifts to the univers

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