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Professor Susan Roll (right) sits on a bench at CSU, Chico with her former student, Mona Kazemi (left).

‘Poverty Scholar’ Susan Roll Sheds Light on Welfare System Flaws

Social work professor Susan Roll’s real-world research into ways to keep low-income families from falling off the "benefits cliff" provides her students with innovative insights.

Blake Northam, Camille Davis, and Aaron Bursten sit on the stairs of the BMU.

Ending the Gender Pay Gap

Three Chico State students have launched a nonprofit that aims to end the gender pay gap by recognizing businesses that have a wage difference of 5 percent or less between equal employees.

Travel Tipster Shares Top Trends

Matthew Stone has followed his passion for learning new things and visiting new places around the world, and as an experienced traveler he shares some pro-tips to travelling safely and smartly.

The Chico State Tiny House Club gave a tour of their 196 sq. ft tiny house to the campus on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 in Chico, Calif. (Jason Halley/University Photographer)

Big Finish For Chico State’s Tiny House

CSU, Chico's Tiny House Club designed and built a home measuring less than 200 square feet, impressing judges at the recent Sacramento Municipal Utility District's Tiny House Competition.

An old black and white photo of Jacki Headley using a calculator.

Honoring Creativity: Jacki Headley’s Memory Lives through ARTS

Jacki Headley is remembered for her for love of Chico, creative drive, and commitment to the community.

Charged and Ready to Go

This week, the nation's first thin-film photovoltaic charging station opened on the Chico State campus, offering campus and the community eight traditional power outlets and four USB portals from the comfort of a shaded table.

The Fast and the Fuel-Efficient

After earning a trophy in the SAE Formula international competition, members of Chico State's Formula team will be working all year to build a faster, more fuel-efficient vehicle.

Biology Lab Goes Fishin’

A student research lab on campus uses fish to pursue treatments for blood-related diseases.

Four people stand, smiling in the recently renovated concrete lab, an industrial brick room with buckets and machines in the background.

Ribbon Cut on Major Lab Renovation

Alumnus Dennis Murphy and industry partners invest in students with a revitalized concrete laboratory.

Success Through Solidarity: Meet Chico State’s Women Engineers

For the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), building solidarity and support is paramount to succeeding in STEM fields.

Student in safety glasses shovels concrete into a mold

Is Rice Nice—for Concrete?

Students study rice as secret ingredient to boost success, sustainability in concrete

A hand arranges sticks and logs in a box to make a bee hotel

Building a Better Bee Hotel

The University Farm was abuzz as more than 60 students and community members crowded a classroom for a workshop on constructing wild bee habitats commonly known as bee hotels.

Agriculture major Kristin Quigley peers into a microscope.

Supporting a North State Resource

On the first floor of Holt Hall lies one of the Central Valley's largest collection of pressed and preserved flora, totaling at over 117,000 specimens that live in the University's herbarium.

Infographic: Campus Conservation Saves Millions of Gallons of Water

With state-mandated reductions, the University is doing its part to be good neighbors and good stewards of water during California's drought.

Chico State Forensic Anthropology Program

Our forensic archaeology program gives students a rare opportunity to learn field recovery methods by documenting mock crime scenes that replicate real-life cases. Graduate students working in the Human Identification Lab assist faculty in the recovery of human remains for local and federal agencies. How has Chico State enriched your learning experience? Tag your posts […]