University Theatre season begins with ‘Hands Up: 7 Playwrights. 7 Testaments’

  ~ by Anthony Cody, Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com (fresnostatenews.com/) Fresno State’s University Theatre opens the 2016-2017 season with “Hands Up: 7 Playwrights. 7 Testaments.” from Sept.30 through Oct. 8 (excluding Oct. 3). Daily show times are at 7:30 p.m. (with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee) in the Dennis and Cheryl Woods Theatre in the Speech Arts Building. […]

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Constitution Day Sept. 17 – the role of youth in the November election

~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Students from local high schools, community colleges and Fresno State are invited to engage in a Dialogue for Democracy on Constitution Day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Satellite Student Union. This event is to motivate and inspire political participation, informed voting and service. Topics include issues […]

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Article chronicles how graphic design student scored a design commission from Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Dominic Grijalva

Dominic Grijalva parlayed social media interactions with Lin-Manuel Miranda, an idol of his, into a job as a freelance designer for Tee-Rico, Miranda’s official artist merchandise site.  An in-depth article in 99U details how this relationship developed over time between the Fresno State graphic design student Dominic Grijalva and the creator of “Hamilton.” 99U is a website that […]

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ALUMNI NEWS: Bulldog named to lead Marjaree Mason Center

Nicole DiBuduo Linder, class of 1998, was recently named the new executive director for the Marjaree Mason Center (mmcenter.org/), a shelter for victims of domestic violence in the Fresno area. While she was a student at Fresno State, Linder studied public relations in the Mass Communications and Journalism Department (fresnostate.edu/artshum/mcj/) and was a member of the Barking […]

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We’d like your opinion!

If you’ve ever attended any of the events put on by our College of Arts and Humanities, we have a short survey for you. The data we receive will give us insight about past events and help shape our strategies going forward.  If you provide us with your email address, your name will be placed in a […]

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U.S. News ranks Fresno State nation’s top public university in graduation rate performance

~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com September 13, 2016 – California State University, Fresno, was singled out as the nation’s best public university in graduation rate performance in U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 Best College rankings issued today. The graduation rate performance category uses the university’s actual performance as compared to predicted performance based on student […]

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Central Valley Honor Flight includes two students

Two mass communication and journalism students will travel to Washington, D.C. Sept. 12 to 14 with the Central Valley Honor Flight to cover the 65 World War II and Korean War veterans who are visiting national war memorials. The stories by July Cruz, a broadcast journalism student from Clovis, and Natalie Nigg, a multimedia production […]

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NEW FACES: Music Department

The College of Arts and Humanities (fresnostate.edu/artshum/) at Fresno State is the largest college on campus, encompassing nine departments, and the Armenian Studies program. Of the 69 new faculty members at Fresno State this fall, about 20% of the new hires are in the College of Arts and Humanities. These new faculty bring innovative research, diverse […]

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MUSIC NOTES: Anthony Radford reviews the San Francisco Opera’s world premiere of ‘Dream of The Red Chamber’

Anthony P. Radford (fresnostate.edu/artshum/music/faculty-staff/anthonyradford.html), director of the Fresno State Opera Theatre (fresnostate.edu/artshum/music/ensembles/minor/operatheatre.html), has been exploring American opera in its many forms. This month he saw and reviewed the Chinese-American production “Dream of the Red Chamber,” which had its world premiere at the San Francisco Opera on Sept. 10. The review is published on the National Opera Association website (noa.org/). “Tim […]

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CineCulture presents three events relating to 9/11 film ‘In Our Son’s Name’

Fresno State’s CineCulture (fresnostate.edu/artshum/mcj/upcoming-events/cineculture.html) film series presents three events related to the film “In Our Son’s Name” Sept. 15 and 16. Lecture – “Conversations with Gayla Jamison and Nancy Meyer,” 3:30 p.m. Sept. 15, Fresno State’s McLane Hall Room 121. Jamison is director of “In Our Son’s Name.” Meyer is a member of September 11 – Families for Peaceful Tomorrows (peacefultomorrows.org). Lecture […]

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