Kao-Ly Yang and Vadim Keyser to receive Provost’s Award

Dr. Kao-Ly Yang and Dr. Vadim Keyser

Provost Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval announced the recipients of the Provost’s Awards for the 2019-2020 academic year, which included two names in the College of Arts and Humanities. Dr. Kao-Ly Yang was named Outstanding Lecturer, and Dr. Vadim Keyser was named among the Promising New Faculty.

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VIDEO: Engaging students in an online world

Dr. Vadim Keyser in an online interview.

As he and his students shelter in place, Dr. Vadim Keyser has employed a variety of teaching tools and techniques, including scientific modeling and visualization, video presentation, and guided reading.

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Canceled – Arts in Motion event and showcase

Arts in Motion Showcase - March 22-28. Cello player in front of music building.

We regret to announce that the Arts in Motion, scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, March 28 at the Concert Hall has been canceled. All public events in the Arts in Motion Showcase scheduled for March 22-28 have also been canceled.

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Nowruz exhibition sprouts new beginnings for a new year

Nowruz exhibition

Celebrated by over 300 million people worldwide, Nowruz marks the first day of spring, the vernal equinox, and the expectation of a prosperous and happy year. The ancient poet Jalaluddin Rumi called it a rebirth “on our planet and in our souls.”

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Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series presents ‘Human Rights and Civil Rights’

In celebration of the United Nations annual Human Rights Day, the Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series presents “Human Right and Civil Rights” at 9 a.m., Dec. 7, at the North Gym. Speakers include Dr. Clayborne Carson, professor of American history at Stanford University and Ash Kalra, California state assemblyman and chair of the Committee […]

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Philosophy Department spearheads Gandhi commemorations for 150th birthday

Anyone familiar with Fresno State will recognize the Peace Garden, just north of the Henry Madden Library, as one of the most beautiful and serene places on campus. The statues begin with the larger than life head of Gandhi who gazes east at the depictions of those who have followed his legacy. With the Peace Garden’s location near the center of campus life, these ideals of civil rights and non-violence lie at the heart of Fresno State.

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