STARTALK Summer camp introduces children to Mandarin Chinese

STARTALK - Courtesy of NSA Creative Imaging

As Chinese-American relations continue to expand, the necessity for Chinese literacy is at an all-time high. In preparation for students’ future success, the 2019 STARTALK Chinese immersion summer camp introduces young students to the language across the Central Valley.

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Keyboard Concerts presents Francesco Piemontesi

Francesco Piemontesi - Photo by Marco Borggreve

Born in Locarno, Switzerland, and a protégé of the great Alfred Brendel, Francesco Piemontesi rose to international prominence after winning prizes at several major competitions including the 2007 Queen Elisabeth in Brussels.

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Fresno State Alum Mark Arax nominated for two James Beard Awards

Mark Arax by Joel Pickford and "A Kingdom from Dust" screenshot from www.californiasunday.com

Mark Arax’s story about the agricultural empire of Stewart Resnick “A Kingdom From Dust” was announced as a James Beard Award finalist for both Feature Reporting and the MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award — the only double nominee for this year.

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ProPublica editor-in-chief to speak on media trust

Stephen Engelberg, editor-in-chief of ProPublica

The Roger Tatarian Symposium, “Putting Fake News in the Rear View Mirror: How the Media Can Win Back the Trust of all Americans,” will be held at 5 p.m. on Feb. 26 at the Satellite Student Union at Fresno State. Admission is free, and refreshments will be served.

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