Teaching for a change

Alumni in Africa

Teaching for a change

The lessons Javeri learned on her first trip to Mozambique in the summer of 2006 became the basis of two graduate distance learning courses at Cal State L.A. and the fuel behind hundreds of hours of student work.


  • Walls of Passion: The Murals of Los Angeles

    Tapestry of Spirit Mural.Los Angeles is one of the country’s premier cities for the production of murals.

  • Art creates path to social activism

    Blue Dog artworkTheater is often said to be art imitating life. But, when it empowers audiences to take action, theater can also be an art form that sustains life.

  • Building bridges to the future

    Students working together on project.Cal State L.A.’s MESA Schools Program exposes area youth to engineering early on.

  • Digging up the past

    Clay pot found in Guatemalan cave discovery.Anthropology Alum treats undergraduates to Guatemalan expedition.

  • ‘Top-drawer’ poetry for everyone

    Poetics logo.Jean Burden may never have walked the hallways of Cal State L.A. as a student or a professor, but her legacy thrives on campus nonetheless.

  • Partnering for success

    Court ScholarsCal State L.A. is the only University in the area where students and faculty have all-access passes to research and learn in the hallways of a juvenile court.