EastBay Today

Posted December 11, 2018

December Research Roundup

A monthly highlight of recent faculty accolades

Each month, East Bay Today will highlight Cal State East Bay faculty accolades, including awards, research grants, fellowships, publications and media mentions. To submit an item for the Research Roundup, please email Natalie Feulner.

Assistant Professor William Lawson’s book “No Small Thing” was recently published. The book focuses on the historic 1963 Mississippi Freedom vote, an integrated citizens' campaign for civil rights. It is available through the University Press of Mississippi.

The annual Mt. Diablo beacon lighting ceremony held on Dec. 7 at Cal State East Bay’s Concord campus was featured on KTVU and NBC Bay Area.

Assistant Professor Nazzy Pakpour and her team of researchers recently won a global health hackathon at the University of California, San Francisco. Pakpour pitched an idea to develop necklaces containing activated charcoal in order to help people avoid contracting malaria. 

Associate Professor Maria Ortuoste was quoted recently in multiple news sources, including Philstar.comVN Express and VN Express International, discussing China’s Code of Conduct and the Philippines’ sea claim.