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March 26 - Salim Receives Award

Doctoral student Zia Salim received the First Place, CAL Dean’s Award and the Scholars Without Borders/International Recognition award at the 2014 SDSU Student Research Symposium for his presentation “Segregation, social networks, and mobility: Gated community residents in Bahrain”.

Congratulations Zia!

February 24 - Kennedy in LA Times Article

Doctoral student Elizabeth Kennedy was interviewed for a Los Angeles Times article on how youths are increasingly crossing the border on their own.

February 3 - Tsou Interviewed by 10News

Dr. Ming-Hsiang Tsou was interviewed by Channel 10 News last Friday regarding his research in tracking the flu via social media.

January 24 - An Selected Outstanding Scholar

Dr. Li An has been selected as the 2013-14 Outstanding International Scholar by the honor society Scholars Without Borders. The Outstanding International Scholar Award is given once a year by Scholars Without Borders, and its purpose is to recognize a distinguished faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the international arena.

The award ceremony will take place during the annual Scholars Without Borders Installation Reception, scheduled for 3:00 PM, Friday, February 21, 2014 at Scripps Cottage.

Congratulations, Li.

January 24 - Salim Receives Inamori Fellowship

Doctoral student Zia Salim has been selected to receive a prestigious Inamori Fellowship. The Inamori Fellowship is awarded to SDSU graduate students who demonstrate an exceptional degree of scholarly accomplishments. The award letter from Vice President for Research and Graduate Dean Stephen Welter noted that “competition for Inamori Fellowships was intense. There were applicants representing both masters and doctoral candidates from almost every college of the university. Each application was first reviewed and ranked by the corresponding college-level research committee. The Student Research Committee subcommittee took those recommendations into serious consideration when they selected the final ten recipients.” The Inamori Fellowships are made possible by a contribution from Dr. Kazuo Inamori, founder of Kyocera Corporation and the Inamori Foundation.

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