Above: "Wild Roses" illustration by alumna Jane Kim.  


Spring/Summer 2014 

Honeycreepers illustration by Jane Kim

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Where Art and Science Converge

Graduates of the Science Illustration certificate program at CSUMB find success in a specialized field.

Zach Krone working an auction

Benefitting Others

Auctioneer Zack Krone’s career path was inspired by CSUMB’s emphasis on self-discipline and service learning.

Ania Flatau

High Visibility

Ania Flatau advocates for people with disabilities. 

Bernard Green

The Joy of Cycling

Bernard Green works for bicycle-friendly policies.

Students working in Salinas field

Thinking Globally, Acting Locally

Ten-year, $32.4 million NASA grant funds research on agriculture, climate change, renewable energy and more.

Kirby Garry

Fresh Focus

New athletics director Kirby Garry shines national spotlight on Otter Athletics with televised game and social media successes.

Student jumping on beach


Photos from recent Outdoor Recreation trips to Big Sur, Yosemite and Pinnacles national parks, Sugar Bowl Resort and the Ventana Wilderness.

Student on ropes course

Favorite Activity in the United States (So Far…)

Serbian exchange student Sara Santini experienced the thrill of a ropes challenge course organized by Outdoor Recreation.   

Renée Curry

Faculty Adviser

Professor Renée Curry makes the case for understanding what it means to be human.

Johanna Poethig

Thinking Different

Professor Johanna Poethig keeps the vision of the Visual & Public Art Department alive with campus and community mural projects.

Scheid Vineyards


The Grapes of Tech

Greg Gonzalez and Jon Vevoda use GIS skills learned at CSUMB in their jobs at Scheid Vineyards. 





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