Andrew Fiala receives national honor for column

The American Philosophical Association presented a national honor to Professor Andrew Fiala, chair of the Department of Philosophy and director of the Ethics Center at Fresno State, for a column he wrote for The Fresno Bee. “Dr. Fiala’s insight shows how our disciplines in the arts and humanities are the bedrock for leading a good […]

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Summer Arts culminates in Student Showcases

Lauren Lavin presents at the Hybrid Poetics Student Showcase.

 Photo above by Todd Sharp: Lauren Lavin reads her poem during the Hybrid Poetics and Narratives Student Showcase. ~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities Summer Arts is sparking a fire at Fresno State. The month-long festival is transforming more than 400 students from Fresno and beyond. Summer […]

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Alumni Wind Ensemble heads to Spain

Fresno State Alumni Wind Ensemble

~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities The Fresno State Alumni Wind Ensemble and Friends, under the direction of Dr. Lawrence Sutherland, is getting ready to head to Spain for 10 days of sight-seeing, rehearsals and performances. Forty-one musicians – most with ties to Fresno State – will […]

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Encountering the Other

Music student Chris Carreon and Professor Benjamin Boone

Music and journalism project focuses on understanding other cultures ~ By Kathleen R. Schock, excerpted from the June issue of the Fresno State Magazine, Photos by Cary Edmondson View Photo Gallery Growing up in Stockton, Chris Carreon watched a lot of movies. Big blockbusters like Star Wars, Jurassic Park and Back to the Future. He […]

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New book by folk musician Evo Bluestein chronicles ‘Road to Sweet’s Mill’

Book cover "Road to Sweet's Mill"

Evo Bluestein, a longtime folk musician and music educator in the Fresno area, has published a book called “Road to Sweet’s Mill: The West Coast Folk Music Revival in the 1960s and ’70s.” The book, published by The Press at California State University Fresno, provides a rare glimpse into a regional folk subculture of the […]

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