Long Beach State’s program LEAP began fall 2020 and is working to increase Hispanic students in STEM-based careers through faculty mentorship, collaborative projects between departments and working with companies in the field.
An African American student reflects on how he’s found his place in a predominately white field.
Despite STEM fields being traditionally male-dominated, the number of women pursuing these careers has grown.
Pageant stereotypes are thrown out the window in the Miss Long Beach & Miss Southern California Cities pageant, which crowned five winners Nov. 24.
The event, put on by the information technology department, allowed everyone to see what new and upcoming innovations the university has to offer.
Long Beach State chemistry professor Tom Gufrey resigned just before the start of the 2019 fall semester after a viral video alerted administration of Gufrey’s “dangerous” experiments. Gufrey met with the Daily Forty-Niner staff to conduct a final chemistry demonstration before he parts ways with the university.
A successful lift off has prompted the Beach Launch team to construct a new and improved liquid propelled rocket named “Beach 2 ‘Karmen,’” while preparing for three engineering and aerospace competitions in 2019. The club has launched two rockets since becoming a student operated entity, including its first ever liquid[Read More…]
Growing up in Venezuela, Society of Women Engineers President Stephanie Avenando received a huge amount of support from her family and peers for enrolling in engineering courses at La Universidad Nacional Expo. As a junior at Long Beach State, this has not been the case. This inspired her to raise[Read More…]
This story was updated on August 20, 2017 The Cal State University system announced intermediate algebra will be removed as a graduation requirement for non-STEM majors. “We’re not eliminating the math requirements in the CSU,” Christine Mallon, assistant vice chancellor of academic programs and faculty development at CSU, told EdSource.[Read More…]