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San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University is a public research university located in San Francisco, California. As part of the 23-campus California State University system, the university offers 118 different Bachelor’s degrees, 94 Master’s degrees, 5 Doctoral degrees (including two Doctor of Education degrees, a Doctor of Physical Therapy, a Ph.D in Education and a Doctor of Physical Therapy Science), along with 26 teaching credentials among six academic colleges.

The university was originally founded in 1899 as a state-run normal school for training school teachers, obtaining state college status in 1921 and state university status in 1972. The 141 acre campus is located in the southwest part of the city, less than two miles from the Pacific coast.

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Many factors contributed to students’ need for personalized accommodation and support to achieve academically during rapid transitions online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shutterstock

Online learning during COVID-19: 8 ways universities can improve equity and access

A study documents how universities' centres for teaching and learning are responding to helping faculty create quality online courses for all students.
A pump jack in the town of Signal Hill, California, which sits within the Long Beach Oil Field near the Port of Long Beach. Frederick J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images

Living near active oil and gas wells in California tied to low birth weight and smaller babies

A new study finds an association between living near active oil and gas wells in California and low birth-weight infants, adding to findings elsewhere on health risks from oil and gas production.
‘When you look back on it, where else would those articles appear? The Saturday Evening Post?’ Nick Lehr/The Conversation via flickr

The magazine that inspired Rolling Stone

Ramparts started as a Catholic literary magazine. But when Warren Hinckle took the helm, he developed a layout, voice and rebellious spirit that Rolling Stone would go on to mimic.

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