Fresno State to dedicate Philip Levine Reading Room

Poet Philip Levine

~ By Jefferson Beavers, reprinted from Fresno State will mark the opening of the Philip Levine Reading Room inside its Henry Madden Library with a dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 5. The dedication will be co-hosted by the College of Arts and Humanities, the library and Fresno State Provost Lynnette Zelezny. The ceremony […]

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English alumni inspire high school writers and teachers at campus conference

Young Writers Conference

~ Photo above (taken by Jefferson Beavers): Department of English lecturer Tanya Nichols, who has coordinated the Young Writers’ Conference for more than a decade, welcomes area high school students and teachers to campus. ~ Video by Jenny Toste, University Communications ~ Article by Jefferson Beavers, communications specialist for the Department of English Two alumni […]

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Philosophy students to present work today

Flyer for Voicing Ideas conference

Four Fresno State philosophy students will present their best work at “Voicing Ideas” from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, April 28, in Room 172 of the Kremen Education Building. “Voicing Ideas” is an annual undergraduate student conference highlighting the work of the philosophy students of California State University, Fresno. In this competitive, faculty-reviewed event, student papers […]

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CineCulture April 28: ‘The Crow’s Nest’

Crow's Nest flyer

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series will present “The Crow’s Nest (Malacrianza)” (2014) at 5 p.m. Friday, April 21,  in the Peters Educational Center Auditorium in the Student Recreation Center (west of the Save Mart Center). Written and directed by Arturo Menéndez, “The Crow’s Nest” is a Salvadorian/Canadian film that tells the story of a lowly piñata vendor from a small town […]

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Top Fresno State teaching award goes to music professor Ben Boone

Ben Boone wins top teaching award

~ By Tom Uribes, reprinted from Dr. Benjamin Boone, professor in the Department of Music, has been awarded Fresno State’s 2017 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, announced Dr. Lynnette Zelezny, Fresno State’s provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. Seven faculty members were selected for the Promising New Faculty category of the Provost’s […]

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Art and Design students bring home ADDY awards

Art and Design students win ADDY awards

~ Pictured in photo – Back row, from left: Miguel Avila, Nancy Mohamed, Marvin Romero and Tim McAtee; front row, from left: Jenna Milford, Katherine Nijmeddin and Kevin Dakin The American Advertising Awards recently announced the 2017 District 14 Award winners. Fresno State Graphic Design students were recognized for their outstanding creative work by receiving […]

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Noontime Concerts continue with Fresno State Guitar Orchestra April 28

Guitar Orchestra Noontime Concert

The Henry Madden Library at Fresno State continues the eighth season of its Noontime Concert Series with a free, public performance by the Fresno State Guitar Orchestra at 12:10 p.m. Friday, April 28, in the Library’s Table Mountain Rancheria Reading Room (3rd floor, North Wing)   The Fresno State Guitar Orchestra was founded in 1976 by Dr. Thomas Gabe and continued under the direction of […]

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Lorenz Keyboard Series features pianist Kirill Gerstein

Pianist Kirill Gerstein

Award-winning pianist Kirill Gerstein will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at the Concert Hall at Fresno State in the final presentation of the 2016-17 Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concert Series. Gerstein will perform works Bach, Brahms and Liszt. With a masterful technique, discerning intelligence, and a musical curiosity that has led him to explore repertoire spanning […]

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Student film to receive screening at Maya

student film screening

Several Fresno State students created a short film that will be screened at Maya Cinema at 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 26. Nick Ryan wrote and helped edit “Chase”; Jacob Alvarado directed it and was the primary editor; Chad Saechao was the director of photography; and Derek Contreras was the assistant cameraman. “They created the film as […]

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Fresno State Focus April 26: Lahvosh Bakery, baseball and building tomorrow’s leaders

Baseball fan Richard Halleck

This week on Fresno State Focus, a public affairs program produced by students in the Department of Media, Communication and Journalism, anchor Jerry Gomez of Hanford meets with Leena Mendoza, one woman who is making a difference by building tomorrow’s leaders. Mendoza, an adjunct professor at Fresno City College, recently spoke at a Stand Together as One workshop hosted […]

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