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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is operational and beaming down images! To help interpret, Physics and Astronomy Professor Thomas Madura sat down with the University Press Office, discussing overarching implications for both SJSU research and the broader community of scientists.
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In a study published this month in Physical Review Physics Education Research, Prof. Cassandra Paul reports on the ways in which small decisions about grade scales in physics classes can have big impacts on racial and ethnic inequality.
Profs. Cassandra Paul and Gina Quan have been awarded one of the inagural CSU CREATE (Creating Responsive, Equitable, Active Teaching) Awards, in the amount of $222,000.