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2018 - BRIDGES TO THE FUTURE; Celebrating 26 Years of Increasing Diversity in STEM, SEO hosted a celebration including alumni, current students, faculty and staff on September 26, 2018 in the Seven Hills Conference Center at SF State. Professor Bayliss was honored for starting the MS/PhD Bridges program at SF State 26 years ago. A good time was had by all. 

To see photos of the celebration, follow the link HERE and click on the gallery called "Frank Bayliss Retirement Party SFSU 2018" and the password to the gallery is 92618. 


2018 - To honor the 25+ years since the SEO programs started, we made a brief video about the programs. See the video HERE.

Professor Frank Bayliss and students

2018 - Corrie Saux Moreau, SEO Alumni, is reshaping the view of insect evolution through groundbreaking research on ants. Check out her incredible findings in this article published by National Geographic! Read the article HERE.

2018 - COSE undergraduate students presented their research at the annual Summer Undergraduate Research SymposiumRead more about it HERE.


2018 - SEO had 18 scholars accepted by PhD programs in 2018. Congratulations! See the details HERE.


2017- Congratulations to former SEO scholars, Sofia Prado-Irwin and Alicia Bird on their recent publication, "Intraspecific Variation in the Skin-Associated Microbiome of a Terrestrial Salamander." See the article HERE.  Also, the article made the cover of the issue of Microbial Ecology.


2017 - The SACNAS at SFSU group had a canned/dried food drive and donated the food to the NorCal - Bay Area Wildfire victims.

SACNAS at SFSU students helping wildfire victims in Napa County


2017 - SEO had 20 scholars accepted by PhD programs this year. Congratulations! See the details HERE.


2017 - SF State Advances Science by Ensuring Labs Are Open to All. A University article about the SEO Office, and other training Programs, and featuring an SEO alum, Audra JohnsonSee the details HERE.


2016 - SEO had 24 scholars accepted by PhD programs this year. Congratulations! See the details HERE.

Talia Hart during graduation 2017


2016 - A study by Priceonimics found SF State to be first in diversity among the largest 100 universitiesSee the article HERE.


2015 - SF State among top producers of minority STEM graduatesSee the article HERE.


2011 - SEO Office's work was featured on CBS Sunday MorningSee campus article HERE.

And see the CBS News story HERE.


2010 - Dr. Bayliss was awarded the President's Medal for mentoringSee the article HERE.