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Jeremy Qualls
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3d printer
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dan blake
October 4, 2017

Sonoma State University ushered in a new era of hands-on learning with new technologies like 3D printing, laser etching and virtual reality with the grand opening of the new Makerspace Oct. 3 on the second floor of the University Library.

“Our makerspace, like our region, is a home for...

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President Sakaki with guests and a painting of Malala
President Sakaki with students outside of Weill Hall
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Chef Duskie Estes
Miss Sonoma County
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President Sakaki speaks at the Women in Conversation Event in Weill Hall
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Geena Davis
student panel
October 4, 2017

Sonoma State University President Judy K. Sakaki had perhaps the most emotional moment of the evening at the Press Democrat’s Women in Conversation event Sept. 27 in Weill Hall at the University’s Green Music Center.

Several audience members were moved to tears when Sakaki, speaking first...

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October 3, 2017

The Commanders Jazz Ensemble from the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West are scheduled to land in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. for a free concert with the Sonoma State University Jazz Orchestra as part of the 6th annual Jazz Week hosted by...

samuel cohen and jeremy qualls
October 2, 2017

Sonoma State University History Professor Samuel Cohen and Physics Professor Jeremy Qualls are recipients of the University's 2017-18 Excellence in Teaching Award.

Each year the University honors at least one faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to the education of Sonoma...

SSU President Judy Sakaki with artist Joan Baez and her painting of Martin Luther King, Jr.
SSU President Judy Sakaki and FIGR Tribal Chairman Greg Sarris admire a self-portrait by Joan Baez
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...

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.

The students will be attending free of charge and...

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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.

The week allows full use of the Campus Recreation facilities, including the fitness center, indoor track, cardio equipment,...