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Research Assistant Position (UNPAID) - new!

Research Assistant PositionThe University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be conducting a study at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. We are looking for 3-4 English/Spanish speaking candidates (MPH intern and student physician preferred) interested in Woman’s Health for a prospective study on the Ratings Associated with Diabetes and Depression (RADD) in prenatal mothers.

More information about Research Assistant Position.



Required End Sexual Violence Training - new!

Title IX Gender Equity Office SealThe Title IX & Gender Equity Office upholds the CSU Chancellor’s Executive Order to address sexual discrimination, harassment and violence in an educational institution’s academic, educational, extracurricular, and athletic activities. The office is a resource for education, assistance, and reporting options on sexual misconduct.

All students, including graduate students, are required to complete mandatory End Sexual Violence Training each academic year. Options include online training, events, and workshops administered by the Title IX & Gender Equity Office. Please visit the Title IX website for more information on training, deadlines, and resources.


Criminal Justice Ranked Among Best 25 Programs

Best Schools logoCongratulations to the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice online program! The program is ranked among the top 25 online Master of Criminal Justice programs by Programs are selected based on the quality of the program, types of courses offered, the faculty, awards, rankings and reputation. The CSUSB program placed 15th on the list of prestigious public and private institutions, many of which also offer doctoral degrees. (Only four schools not offering doctoral degrees were ranked higher.)

Kudos to Department Chair Dr. Larry Gaines, Graduate Coordinator Dr. Andrea Schoepfer, and the many faculty and staff who support the program!


CTF Offers Graduate Student Scholarships

CTF logoThe California Transportation Foundation (CTF) is offering a $1,000 scholarship to graduate students studying political science or public policy with a focus on the transportation industry. The CTF Caroline Alain-Rodman Memorial Scholarship promotes an understanding of how public policy affects transportation issues, including urban transportation and planning, carbon fuel standards, greenhouse gas reductions, policy analysis, and related issues.

Please see the application for a complete list of areas of study and qualifications. Questions should be directed to CTF, (916) 489-1629. Submit applications to Applications are due November 17th.


Annual Office Retreat

Retreats The Office of Graduate Studies and the Office of Student Research had its annual retreat on August 17th. The retreat provided the opportunity for staff from both offices to come together for a review of last year’s achievements, descriptions of next year’s goals, and presentations provided by the various areas within the Graduate Studies and OSR Offices. For more information about Annual Office Retreat.


Thesis Digitization Project (Scholarworks)

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Prior to 2014, CSUSB theses, projects, and dissertations were available as hard-copy only. Pfau Library is at work on a project to digitize its collection of hard-copy theses and make them available on the internet via CSUSB Scholarworks. For more information or to opt out of digitization, see the Thesis Digitization Project or contact librarian Stacy Magedanz,