Outstanding undergraduate and graduate students were recognized with scholarships and awards from the college, individual departments, research scholars programs, and health professions organizations.
“Exposing students to what it’s like to be in different kinds of labs reinforces the idea that if you are a math or science student, there is more to those fields than you realize,” says Merri Lynn Casem, chair and professor of biological science.
Where can students at the College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics turn if they need help to ensure they are on track for graduation, a tutor to assist with an especially challenging course, answers to questions about internships or career preparation, or advice about joining a club to build community?
Along with supporting faculty research and doing investigations on their own, most biological science graduate students teach lower-division lab courses, which takes time away from their studies and research, but carries its own rewards.
A study by a team of Cal State Fullerton student mathematicians revealed that the rate of spread of COVID-19 is significantly slower in the more prosperous counties across the United States, while the coronavirus spreads much faster in counties with lower average income.