new Environmental Technology Center hosted
several conferences and events, including a meeting of the
U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy and a
Green Building Expo.
Geography Professor Ross Meentemeyer and Biology
Professors Nathan Rank, Hall Cushman and Richard
Whitkus were awarded an $810,650 multi-year grant from
the National Science Foundation to study the spread and effects
of Sudden Oak Death.
The California Institute of Human
Services, under the leadership of Dr. Tony
Apolloni, has become one of the most productive grant
centers in the CSU with annual grant and contract awards now
exceeding $16 million.
Studies Center is in its 20th year offering the annual
Holocaust Lecture Series. Coordinated by Professor Myrna Goodman,
this series regularly draws hundreds of students and people
from the community.
Several faculty members in the School of Social Sciences serve
as editors of prestigious scholarly journals.
Sociology Professor Kathy Charmaz edits “Symbolic
Interaction,” a premier scholarly journal in the social
sciences. Criminal Justice Professor Pat Jackson
was the editor of the first on-line Western Criminology Review.
In 2000 the Native Plant Garden was named
for Dr. Kenneth Stocking, the founding faculty
member of Environmental Studies and Planning.