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  • Salinas Center for Arts and Culture Hosts Children's Pop Up Museum

    SEASIDE, Ca., June 8, 2019 – California State University, Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) Salinas Center for Arts and Culture hosted the MY Town Pop-up Children’s Museum with a kickoff First Friday event on June 7, 2019 at CSUMB @ Salinas City Center.

  • CSUMB Selected as Seal of Excelencia Finalist

    SEASIDE, Calif., May 28, 2019 – Excelencia in Education, a national nonprofit dedicated to accelerating Latino student success, has selected California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) as a finalist to receive the Seal of Excelencia, honoring CSUMB’s efforts to serve Latino students.

  • CSUMB Celebrates 23rd Commencement With Record Number of Graduates

    SEASIDE, Calif., May 18, 2019 – With a record number 2,348 candidates for graduation, CSUMB held its 23rd annual commencement celebration beginning on Friday, May 17, 2019 with the first of three ceremonies spread out over two days.

  • 10th Annual Startup Challenge Monterey Bay Competition Finals

    SEASIDE, Calif., May 9, 2019 – The final round of the 10th annual Startup Challenge Monterey Bay will take place Friday, May 10, 2019 from 2-7:30 p.m at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Seaside. The remaining 27 teams will pitch their business ideas to a panel of regional business experts in the “Otter Tank,” competing for over $60,000 in cash and prizes.

  • Expert Panel to Discuss the Changing Nature of the Science-Policy Interface

    SEASIDE, Ca., April 30, 2019 --California State University, Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) James W. Rote Distinguished Professorship in Marine Science & Policy program will host a panel of science policy experts to discuss the changing nature of the science-policy interface in our nation, state and region on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at CSUMB’s Alumni and Visitor Center from 6-8 p.m.

  • Trebor Scholz to Discuss the Future of Work at President's Speaker Series

    SEASIDE, Calif., April 24, 2019 – California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) President Eduardo M. Ochoa will host author and visionary Trebor Scholz to discuss his book Uberworked and Underpaid: How Workers Are Disrupting the Digital Economy at CSUMB’s World Theater on Monday, April 29, 2019 from 5-6:30 p.m.

  • CSUMB Set to Host 23rd Annual Social Justice Colloquium

    SEASIDE, Calif., April 8, 2019 – California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is slated to host the 23rd annual Social Justice Colloquium beginning April 8 and concluding April 18, 2019. The keynote event, taking place Wednesday, April 17 at CSUMB’s World Theater will feature internationally-acclaimed Iranian film director Rakhshan Banietemad.

  • Two CSUMB Alumnae Awarded 2019 California Sea Grant State Fellowships

    SEASIDE, Ca., March 29, 2019 -- California Sea Grant has selected 23 recipients—the largest cohort yet—for its prestigious State Fellowship. This opportunity provides fellows with unparalleled and hands-on training at the interface of science, communication, policy and management at either a municipal, state or federal host agency in California for one year.

  • Monterey Jazz Festival Presents "Jazz and New Horizons" at CSUMB’s World Theater

    SEASIDE, Ca., March 28, 2019 – A special collaboration between the Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF) and California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) brings the 2019 Monterey Jazz Festival Artists-in-Residence Allison Miller and Derrick Hodge to CSUMB’s World Theater on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 8 p.m.

  • Ethics and Responsible Business Forum to Weigh Pros and Cons of Cannabis Legalization

    SEASIDE, Ca., March 6, 2019 – California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) will host the 17th Ethics and Responsible Business Forum Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 3-5 p.m. at CSUMB’s University Center. The Ethics and Responsible Business Forum is designed for students, professionals and community members to discuss and debate the ethical dilemmas associated with contemporary developments in society.

  • Startup Challenge Monterey Bay Prepares for 10th Annual Competition

    SEASIDE, Calif., March 4, 2019– California State University, Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) Institute for Innovation and Economic Development (iiED) is set to host the 10th annual Startup Challenge Monterey Bay this spring.


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