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Cal State East Bay in the News: September 2021

  • BY Cal State East Bay
  • September 1, 2021

Each month the Cal State East Bay News Center will share the media articles featuring the university and its faculty, staff and students. Check back as more articles are added to this running collection. 


Moderna versus Pfizer: Is one COVID vaccine more effective than the other?

Chair of the public health department at Cal State East Bay, Arnab Mukherjea, compares the effectiveness of the Moderna vaccine with the Pfizer vaccine. San Francisco Chronicle | September 24, 2021

High School Educators Named Contra Costa County Teachers of the Year

Kristen Plant, who earned her teaching credential at Cal State East Bay, named a Contra Costa County  Teacher of the Year. East County Today | September 24, 2021

East Bay school districts embrace vaccine mandates. Will other Bay Area districts soon follow?

Arnab Mukherjea, chair of the public health department at Cal State East Bay, voices his support for vaccine mandates in school districts. San Francisco Chronicle | September 23, 2021

‘Diet for a Small Planet’ helped spark a food revolution. 50 years later, it’s evolving.

Cal State East Bay ethnic studies professor Luz Calvo’s book is referenced in a discussion about maintaining a healthy and sustainable diet. Washington Post | September 21, 2021

How did Latinos vote in the statewide recall election?

Danvy Le, a political science professor at Cal State East Bay, examines the low Latino voter turnout in the recall election. San Jose Spotlight | September 16, 2021

Mount Diablo State Park Turns 100

Cal State East Bay is referenced as a supporter of the Mount Diablo centennial events. MSN | September 15, 2021

Here's How California Recall Election Ballots Will Be Counted

Political Science professor Danvy Le discusses Republicans’ claims of voter fraud in the gubernatorial election. (September 13, 2021 | NBC Bay Area)

How Republicans blew their opportunity to recall Gavin Newsom

Political Science professor Danvy Le discusses the gubernatorial recall election. (September 12, 2021 | San Francisco Chronicle)

Newsom recall fight isn't focused on school closures but anger lingers for some parents

Department of Public Health Chair Arnab Muhkerjea discusses distance learning in California. (September 10, 2021 | San Francisco Chronicle)

How the Pandemic Changed MBA Programs

Glen Taylor, MBA Program Director, discusses the pandemic’s effect on Cal State East Bay’s MBA program. (September 10, 2021 | San Francisco Business Times)

20th Anniversary of 9/11 Reveals Questions About Younger Generation’s Perception of Terror Attacks

Cal State East Bay students and professor Vahid Fozdar reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. (September 8, 2021 | KPIX)  

Masks. School lunch. Sleepovers. Here’s How Bay Area Experts Recommend Keeping Kids Safe in the Delta Era

Public Health Professor Michael Stanton shares insight on how parents can make decisions for their kids with the Delta variant surging. September 7, 201 | San Francisco Chronicle

What’s a Megadrought? Are We in One? 

Scott Stine, a professor of geography and environmental studies, discusses California’s water infrastructure and how it will affect future droughts. September 7, 2021 | KQED

Think Higher Ed is Change-Adverse? Three Pandemic-Era Innovations Will Prove You Wrong

Virtual office hours will continue at CSUEB, even as the campus opens back up. September 2, 2021 | Forbes

Bay Area Council Recommends Private Companies Require Employee Vaccine Mandates

Department of Public Health Chair Arnab Mukherjea discusses potential vaccine mandates for employees of big businesses. September 1, 2021 | KTVU 

What Side Effects to Expect from Your COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot

Department of Public Health Chair Arnab Mukherjea says the booster shot rollout will happen in plenty of time. September 1, 2021 | San Francisco Chronicle