This month in the Arts and Humanities — March’s Top 5

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We look back on another eventful month in the College of Arts and Humanities. Here are the top five stories from the month of March.

Communication student presents at WSCA’s Undergrad Conference

A recent Fresno State graduate presented her piece “Mourning the Living: Grieving a Transgender Relative’s Previous Gender Identity” at the WSCA’s 15th annual Undergraduate Scholars Research Conference. This year’s theme focused on “Mindfulness and Communication.”  

Dean’s Gallery art exhibition honors Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, the Dean’s Gallery hosted an art exhibition called “The African American Experience,” which highlighted African American traditions, heritage and everyday life experiences.  

Four Valley newspaper writers win Gruner Awards for Public Service

Four reporters at three San Joaquin Valley newspapers won 2017 George F. Gruner Prizes for Public Service in journalism. This year, 95 entries, including four in the Gruner Public Service category, were submitted for consideration from 14 different newspapers.

Music by Ben Boone and poetry by Philip Levine unite in new ‘Poetry of Jazz’ CD  

“The Poetry of Jazz,” features 14 iconic poems by former U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine along with Boone’s music compositions.   

Theatre for Young Audiences

Fresno State’s Theatre for Young Audiences touring company of student actors stopped by Valley Children’s Hospital for a special performance. The enthusiastic audience included 15 patients and their caretakers who could be heard laughing from down the hall. 

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The College of Arts and Humanities provides a diverse student population with the communication skills, humanistic values and cultural awareness that form the foundation of scholarship. The college offers intellectual and artistic programs that engage students and faculty and the community in collaboration, dialog and discovery. These programs help preserve, illuminate and nourish the arts and humanities for the campus and for the wider community.

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