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Our Vision for San Diego

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In November 2018, San Diegans enthusiastically expressed support for San Diego State University’s plan to expand our campus and build community-enhancing amenities on the Mission Valley site.

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A creative catalyst, Arts Alive SDSU showcases and supports the best and brightest of the arts at SDSU both in and outside of the classroom.

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Arts Alive SDSU is dedicated to providing opportunities for students, faculty, and staff at San Diego State University to engage in the arts as an integral part of a comprehensive education that promotes creative research, interdisciplinary collaboration, professional innovation, and personal enrichment on campus and in the community.

A Culture of Art

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Arts Alive SDSU cultivates an arts-rich experience through arts integration in campus life, curriculum, and the community.

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Anca Segall (pictured). SDSU's Viral Information Institute is a national leader in viral ecology and personalized medicine.

Lifesaving Work

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Researchers are developing a drug therapy that could vastly improve outcomes after a heart attack.

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H.G. Fenton Company Idea Lab

Zahn Innovation Platform Launchpad

The Zahn Innovation Platform Launchpad is a multidisciplinary incubator that helps students, faculty and staff collaborate to launch companies ranging from 3D printing to bio fuels.

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Communication senior Tiffany Geer, a member of the Aztecs women’s soccer team, studied for a semester in Thailand. While in Asia she immersed herself in the country’s culture, explored scenic natural wonders, discussed life with a Buddhist monk – and even took part in an obstacle course race!

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International Students

San Diego State offers countless opportunities to international students. Options range from intensive language learning and exchange semesters to a great variety of degree programs. Learn how to apply for admission and check out the many events and services available.

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Aztecs Going Abroad

Start your global educational adventure today! The Aztecs Abroad Database contains hundreds of exciting study abroad programs and the Be International blog is filled with SDSU students’ experiences from all over the world. There is a wealth of opportunities just waiting to be explored!

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The Aztecs finished 2018 with a 7-6 record, including wins over No. 23/25 Arizona State and rv/No. 24 Boise State. SDSU is one of 14 teams to make a bowl game in nine consecutive seasons.