Twenty years ago, America was attacked on its own soil in a series of events that will forever be known as 9/11. In a message to the campus community, President Papazian honors the first responders who were heroes on that fateful day as well as a new generation of firefighters, paramedics and others now following their example.
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San José State provides a world-class education—whether courses are online or in person. The university is expanding the ways we provide high-quality education and unique research and hands-on experiences to students.
What makes diamonds so valuable? Most of us would point to their brilliance, clarity and beauty. But Christopher Smallwood, assistant professor of physics and astronomy at San José State, has a different answer: He looks to diamonds as the key to unearthing the secrets of quantum physics.
Hosted by our very own Provost, Vincent del Casino, “The Accidental Geographer” is designed to introduce the expertise of SJSU faculty, whose research, teaching, and commitments to community engagement bring life to this cutting-edge university. Available on your favorite podcast platforms.