Sean Walker, Ph.D., became associate dean of the College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics (NSM) in January 2019, just about a year before the COVID-19 pandemic changed operations across the campus.
As mentors, faculty share their experiences and expertise to help students develop the confidence and skills necessary to achieve their academic, career, and personal goals. For three faculty members in the College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics (NSM), mentorship is as strong a calling as teaching and conducting impactful research.
Dr. Hoese consistently inspires eager minds to pursue careers in environmental biology, fosters their scientific development both in and outside the lab and classroom, and mentors them throughout the development of their careers.
For infectious disease researcher María Soledad Ramírez, her ultimate goal is to contribute to the fight against drug resistance.
This year’s recipient of the Carol Barnes Excellence in Teaching Award is Danielle Zacherl, professor of biological science.
Cal State Fullerton NSM students and faculty continued to do important research during the COVID-19 pandemic.