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holocaust and genocide poster 2017The 34th annual Holocaust and Genocide Lecture Series at Sonoma State University presents the Bay Area premiere of the 2016 Regional Emmy Award-winning documentary "Women of 1915," which chronicles the plight of Armenian women during the Genocide and the non-Armenian women who came to their rescue, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 4 p.m., in Warren Auditorium at Ives Hall, Sonoma State University. The screening includes a presentation by filmmaker Bared Maronian. This lecture is underwritten by the SSU Armenian Genocide Memorial Fund. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

hispanic studentsSonoma State University announced two actions Tuesday that underscore President Judy K. Sakaki's ongoing commitment to diversity and student success.

The university has been deemed eligible by the U.S. Department of Education to compete for millions of dollars in federal grants aimed at improving student success as a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution. SSU has also created an Undocu-Resource Center that will provide a range of support services and help undocumented students achieve their dreams at the University.

Seawolves Sweep in Hawaii Tennis Tourney

February 21, 2017 10:15 AM

karlee budgeSeawolf sports update, Feb. 15-21: Women's tennis has a great tournament, Karlee Budge sweeps all of her opponents; men's basketball win streak snapped at seven; women's basketball wins two straight; baseball continues undefeated season; women's water polo has rough UCSD Invite; men's golf gets fourth place in Stockton tournament.

seizure monitor and studentsA group of electrical engineering students at Sonoma State University is working on a wearable device that may save lives and make everyday tasks like cooking meals less fearful for those suffering from epilepsy and other seizure-inducing conditions.

wine business logoSonoma State University's Wine Business Institute has launched a program to help children and families of vineyard and winery workers attend and succeed in college.

hr8799Sonoma State University's What Physicists Do features lectures on topics like meteorites in Antarctica, finding a new Earth, extreme weather and more on Mondays at 4 p.m. in Darwin 103. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

Men's Basketball Clinches Tournament Berth

February 14, 2017 10:16 AM

ronnie harrisSeawolf sports update, Feb. 7-14: Men's basketball continues to dominate with No.1 defense in Division II, clinch one of the top four seeds in the CCAA Tournament; women's basketball split games; women's softball avoids sweep against CSU Monterey; women's water polo has rough UCSD Invite; women's basketball falters; women's tennis get first win of the season; women's golf open season with fourth place effort; men's soccer alumnus Raspreet Sandu joins Tampines Rovers FC of Singapore; baseball opens season with win against SF State.

wilmarudolphflyerSonoma State University's Sports and Social Justice lecture series explores gender, race and society with lectures about track stars Wilma Rudolph and Dr. Tommie Smith, both of whom shattered stereotypes and paved the way for future generations. "Both of these talks cut across wide areas of interest and academic fields," says Director of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence, Dr. Lauren Morimoto, who organizes the annual lecture series. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

medical cannabisWith medical cannabis now legal in 28 states and the District of Columbia and public opinion shifting to a largely positive view of clinical use, the demand for professional medical education is growing exponentially. To help meet this need, the School of Extended and International Education and the Department of Nursing at Sonoma State University are hosting United Patients Group in offering an on-campus, intensive workshop on the clinical use of medical marijuana.

ssu logoSonoma State University received $1,143,827 in new grant funding in the months of December, 2016 and January, 2017. Congratulations to the following principal investigators and project directors who have received new, additional or extended support for their sponsored awards.

wind energySonoma State University's 2017 Energy Forum features lectures on topics like energy careers, carbon tax, water efficiency and more. Lectures are Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in the Environmental Technology Center. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.

cortney lamar charlestonAward-winning authors Cortney Lamar Charleston, Fae Myenne Ng and Brian Evenson will be featured in Sonoma State University's Writers at Sonoma Lecture Series. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus. There will be a Q&A session at the end of each event.

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