The importance of getting kids interested in studying science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) was emphasized at a recent Community Engagement Forum on campus. The forum was one of five presenting the 18th annual Report on the Conditions of Children in Orange County.
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Biological science student Lauren Dorough, right, finds bats "incredibly fascinating," especially after studying the often-misunderstood flying mammal that serves an important role in the region's ecosystem. Dorough, a member of the Southern California Ecosystems Research Program, is pictured with Paul Stapp, professor of biological science.
GWPAC opens in grand style with Gabriela Gonzalez and Kip Thorne keynotes September 28.
Jere Lipps and Jeannine Pedersen look at a fossil at the John D. Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center, created through a partnership with the university and the County of Orange.
John D. Cooper Center
Over the past 35 years, the Orange County has collected artifacts, specimens and associated documentation from archaeological and paleontological investigations, and has partnered with Cal State Fullerton to manage, curate, preserve, and provide opportunities for exhibition of these artifacts. The collection sheds light on the rich history of Orange County, including evidence of a sophisticated people who occupied western North America as early as 13,000 years ago, and animal life from the most distant past.