Students, mentors paired up for TASTE

~ Video by Carl Licuanan and Justus Neves/Edited by Manual Martinez ~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Presented by the Fresno Advertising Federation (FAF) and coordinated by students in the Public Relations Campaign class of the Media, Communications and Journalism Department, TASTE (Take A Student To Eat) pairs MCJ students with professionals from various Fresno and Clovis media […]

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Music Notes: Gospel choir course offered in spring

Do you have a passion for music? Want to be part of a gospel choir? The Africana Studies Program offers a one-unit gospel choir course. Students can learn and enhance musical skills while training to perform a variety of inspirational songs reflecting the African-American cultural experience. AFRS121 (also known as MUSIC102GC) will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. […]

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Featured supporters – Dennis and Cheryl Woods

Our College transforms the lives of our students and raises the quality of life in our Valley thanks to the support of people who believe in our mission. Gifts to the College allow us to provide scholarship support to students, enrich the development of our faculty, and build our resources and facilities. To that end, Dennis […]

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‘Passion Play – Part I & II’ next up in University Theatre’s season

~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com, design by Anthony Cody The University Theatre at Fresno State still has several more modern works from contemporary female playwrights ahead for theatre-goers. The lineup for the remainder of the 2016-17 season includes the staging of the Passion Play across time, the Contemporary Dance Ensemble, the revelation of a childhood trauma and a darkly […]

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Classics lecture on Late Antique letters

~ By Lisa Maria Boyles Why do we write letters? And what becomes of the letters we do write? From letters in antiquity to emails modern times, some of the same questions apply: No matter what audience a letter is written for, who might become an unintended or accidental reader of it? How are we […]

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Theatre Arts alum wins ‘Chopped’ cooking competition

~ By Lisa Maria Boyles Fresno State alumnus Alex Lawrence was declared the winner of “The Turkey Day Heroes” cooking competition during an episode of the Food Network program “Chopped” that aired Monday, Nov. 14. Lawrence, who earned a degree in theatre arts in 2005, competed against three other soup kitchen representatives with the final […]

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Greek pianist Vinia Tsopelas performs at Fresno State Nov. 18

Fresno State’s Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concerts presents pianist Vinia Tsopelas, who will perform works by Chopin, Liszt, Schuber/Liszt, De Falla and Hadjidakis at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18. The concert, a special event in the Lorenz Keyboard Concert Series, will be at the Fresno State Concert Hall in the Music Building. Born in Athens and currently a […]

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Next two events in Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series

Transhumanists imagine a new world of human possibility through biotechnological enhancement.  But what are the implications for disabled people and for bioethics? On Tuesday, Nov. 15, Dr. Melinda Hall, of Stetson University, will discuss “Transhumanism, Disability and Bioethics’ from 5-6 p.m. in the Alice Peters Auditorium. Hall will present ideas from her forthcoming book, “The Bioethics […]

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A Conversation on the Law, with Seema Iyer

The Philosophy Department’s pre-law program and Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity will present an opportunity for pre-law students to ask questions of Seema Iyer, a criminal defense and civil rights attorney who hosts the weekly legal show “The Docket” on MSNBC.com. In several episodes of “The Docket,” Iyer evaluated evidence in the “Serial” murder case. Iyer […]

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CineCulture presents ‘Embrace of the Serpent’ Nov. 18

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series presents “Embrace of the Serpent (El abrazo de la serpiente)” at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, in the Peters Education Center Auditorium on the Fresno State campus.   The ravages of colonialism cast a dark shadow over the South American landscape in “Embrace of the Serpent,” the third feature by Ciro […]

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