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

May's Top 5 Fresno State College of Arts and Humanities

We reflect on the exciting events this month in the College of Arts and Humanities. Here are the top five stories from the month of May. Arts and Humanities student excels in France while completing his degree See how MCLL undergraduate student of distinction, Leslie Hille, has succeeded during his time studying abroad in France. […]

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Dr. Vadim Keyser brings area of study new to Fresno State

Dr. Vadim Keyser

Fresno State is continually searching for new methods of learning to engage students in furthering their education. One way of accomplishing this task is the incorporation of professors teaching in areas that explore new forms of study. This year, Assistant Professor Dr. Vadim Keyser joined the College of Arts and Humanities in bringing a new area of study to the Department of Philosophy.

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Philosophy presents ‘Voicing Ideas’ conference

Flyer for Voicing Ideas conference

The Department of Philosophy will present “Voicing Ideas,” an annual conference highlighting the work of undergraduate philosophy students, from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, April 20, in the University Business Center, Peters Building 192.

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

Featured images from March's Top 5 articles

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 […]

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Communication student presents at WSCA’s Undergrad Conference

Adrian Carli, Communication Student presents at WSCA's Undergrad Conference

Adrian Carli, a communication student who recently received her B.A. from Fresno State, presented her piece “Mourning the Living: Grieving a Transgender Relative’s Previous Gender Identity” at the Western States Communication Association’s 15th annual Undergraduate Scholars Research Conference Feb. 16, in Santa Clara.

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Cross-college collaboration benefits students, professors and … chickens

Art and design students show their work from a collaborative project done in conjunction with the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology

After meeting at the new faculty orientation in the fall of 2016, Holly Sowles, an interior design professor in the Department of Art and Design, and Dr. Katy Tarrant, a professor in the Animal Science and Agricultural Education Department, accepted a challenge to work with others outside of their own colleges.
In the two years since then, Sowles, Tarrant and students in both of their departments have worked toward creating an environmental enrichment that expands the diversity of welfare enhancements for chickens raised in the agricultural science program. In the process, they have created a richer environment for students in both areas of study.

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Sharing the Fresno State story through music

Anthony Radford, Alejandra Tejada and Maria Briggs at the National Opera Association conference in New Orleans in January 2018.

At the recent National Opera Association Conference in New Orleans (Jan. 3-7), voice Professors Dr. Maria Briggs and Dr. Anthony Radford, as well as master’s graduate Alejandra Tejeda, all presented on behalf of the Fresno State Department of Music.

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