College of Arts and Humanities to hold first-ever Top Dog reunion luncheon

For the first time, the College of Arts and Humanities will celebrate the current and former Top Dog honorees of the college at a luncheon Friday during Homecoming Week. “The Top Dog honorees from our college have made immeasurable contributions to our college campus and to our broader community, through their distinguished careers, volunteer work, philanthropy […]

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A life-changing photo exhibition 46 years in the making

A long time ago, while he was a 21-year-old social anthropology student at UCLA, Juan Felipe Herrera embarked on a journey to Mexico to meet his people. It would change his life. “My interests had to do with the question of identity, endangered indigenous cultures and social change,” Herrera said. “It was also part of my […]

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Recent CineCulture guest scores First Lady’s film

Gingger Shankar, the featured guest at the most recent CineCulture event, made a big announcement during her Fresno State appearance.  Shankar did the score for the First Lady’s film, “We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World,” a new film about girls overcoming incredible challenges to achieve their educations and change their lives. “We Will […]

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CineCulture, Filmworks present ‘Miss Sharon Jones!’ Oct. 14

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series and Filmworks present two screenings of the documentary “Miss Sharon Jones!” at 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Tower Theatre (815 E. Olive Ave.). Two-time Academy Award-winner Barbara Kopple follows Grammy-nominated R&B dynamo Sharon Jones, often compared to James Brown, during the most courageous year of her […]

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Building Connections Through Art

Benefits gained by studying the arts and humanities – self-awareness, creative problem solving, appreciation of diversity and development of collaborative work habits – are applicable in a wide range of careers, said Dr. Una Mjurka, an associate professor of art and ceramics at Fresno State. Mjurka, winner of the 2015-16 Provost’s Award in Faculty Service, […]

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Fresno State Focus for Oct. 12

This week’s Fresno State Focus airs at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12. Student anchors Kaile Hunt and Alexis Govea will speak with a member of the Fresno State Bulldog Marching Band about their performance at Sunday’s Raiders game in the O.co Coliseum. The show will also take us through a day in the life of […]

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Stewardship for Fresno and the Future

The Ethics Center is a sponsor of “Stewardship for Fresno and the Future,” presented from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, by the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. This interactive workshop will offer insights learned through the California Stewardship Network regarding the Triple Bottom Line, recognizing the importance of financial, social, and environmental outcomes. Presenters […]

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Mouradian talk Oct. 20: Armenian communities in China

~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Dr. Khatchig Mouradian, Kazan Visiting Professor of Armenian Studies at Fresno State, will give his second of three public lectures, “Don’t Fall Off the Earth: The Armenian Communities in China from the 1880s to 1950s” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in the Alice Peters Auditorium (Peters Business Building, Room 191). […]

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Lorenz Keyboard Series: Pianist Sofya Melikyan in concert Oct. 14

Award-winning pianist Sofya Melikyan will perform in recital at Fresno State at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, in the Concert Hall as part of the Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concert Series. Melikyan will perform works by Granados, Liebermann, Babadjanian and Liszt. The concert is co-sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State, the Thomas […]

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Join the Alumni Band for homecoming Oct. 14

~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com The Fresno State Bulldog Marching Band is recruiting past members for its alumni band to perform during the Bulldogs’ football homecoming game against San Diego State Friday, Oct. 14. The alumni band is open to former members who will get free admission to the game and a free T-shirt. The alumni […]

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