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SDSU In the News

A look at some of the top media clips from throughout the week.
By SDSU News Team

San Diego State University and the work of its students, faculty and staff are regularly featured in news stories by media around the country. Each week SDSU’s Marketing and Communications team curates some of its favorite local, regional and national media clips to share with the SDSU community. 

When SDSU's Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering announced that it had received $15-$20 million in renewed funding from the National Science Foundation, media were into the lab for a behind-the-scenes look into their work on a computer chip that may be able to retrain the brain after a spinal cord injury. Several local media outlets visited the lab, including San Diego 6 and KPBS.

SDSU has an extensive rock 'n' roll history — some of the biggest names in the industry have rocked out on the Mesa. To celebrate SDSU's wealth of musical history, Seth Mallios, a campus archaeologist led a mission to restore the infamous Backdoor Mural which had a home in a beloved former concert venue on campus. The San Diego Union Tribune got the scoop on the history and set the stage for Thursday's mural unveiling. KPBS and Fox 5 San Diego stopped by the unveiling to catch the first glimpses at the newly-restored mural.

SDSU's Department of Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education in the College of Education is providing a path for students with disabilites to thrive in the workforce. The course, which was highlighted by the San Diego Union Tribune, introduces students to mentors, teaches them interviewing skills and helps with job placement after graduation. 

Want to turn your love of beer into a career? The College of Extended Studies has you covered. Their Business of Craft Beer Certificate was ranked by USA Today as one of the best university programs to set students up for success in the craft beer industry.

When you think of Mormonism, feminism may not be the first thing that comes to mind. SDSU researcher Joanna Brooks spoke with Publisher’s Weekly to discuss the struggles that Mormon feminists have faced