Transformative two-year grant to promote Portuguese legacy in Valley

Dr. Vasco Rato, FLAD president, director Miguel Vaz, Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro, Rep. Jim Costa, Rep. Devin Nunes, Rep. David Valadao, and other University officials, students, and faculty for a reception and gift announcement at 11 a.m. Nov. 5 in the Smittcamp Alumni House.

The Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD), based in Lisbon, Portugal, gave $130,000 to launch two initiatives in the newly created Portuguese Beyond Borders Center at Fresno State. The grant will be split two ways with $100,000 funding the Portuguese-American Oral History Project and $30,000 to fund a speaker series. “FLAD is extremely enthusiastic about the opportunity […]

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Day of Giving! Support the College of Arts and Humanities

Day of giving is Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, that goes from midnight to midnight — and you can help! It only takes two simple steps… Visit dayofgiving.fresnostate.edu and donate as little as $10 to the College of Arts and Humanities. Help spread the word using #FresnoStateDOG on Facebook, Twiter or Instagram. It’s that easy! Or almost… There […]

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Linguistics students present at conferences around the world

Linguistics Students present around the world

Five graduate students from the Department of Linguistics; Zahra Alzebaidi, Jason Peed, John Simonian, Zach Metzler and Trevor Driscoll, presented their work at conferences this year ranging from Santa Barbara and Salt Lake City to Manchester, England and Montreal, Canada. Also, undergraduate linguistics student Julia Whelan is set to present this fall in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Dispatches from Germany: Romantic Lied, a CSU Summer Arts course

We are having a great time and learning a lot at Summer Arts in Germany! Fresno State Master of Music student Ashley Trembley works with baritone Bo Skovhus at the Musik Hochschule für Musik in Trossingen Germany 8/2/18.

While CSU Summer Arts Program wrapped up last weekend at Fresno State, several students are still in Germany where they are learning from world-famous opera singer Bo Skovhus as part of the Romantic Lied program in Germany. Fresno State music professor Dr. Anthony Radford is there with a group of 29 students. Here’s what he had […]

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Dr. Melanie Hernandez awarded a summer research fellowship

Dr. Melanie Hernandez with an original print of Carmen Lomas Garza's lithograph "Tamalada"

Congratulations to Dr. Melanie Hernandez, assistant professor of English, who received a research grant for a summer fellowship at the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies located at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Writer William Saroyan’s longtime Fresno home to open as museum

Author William Saroyan

~ By Barlow Der Mugrdechian, reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com The Fresno house where famed writer William Saroyan spent the last two decades of his life will open as a museum on Aug. 31, the 110th anniversary of his birth, with a private reception. Beginning in September, the William Saroyan House-Museum will be open for tours by […]

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