Professor hospitalized for back injury


An ambulance from San Mateo County. Wikipedia user BrokenSphere / Wikimedia Commons

On May 23 at about 4:30 p.m., Stacy Bacigalupi, professor of psychology, suffered a back injury while teaching a class and was unable to move. Public safety officers, along with fire and medical personnel, responded to the situation and took her to a hospital.

Bacigalupi returned to teaching on May 29. She told students that her injury was the result of “throwing [her] back out.” MSN Health says that such injuries are most commonly the result of muscle spasms or injured ligaments.

– Matthew Medina
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