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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‘Constitution Day’ kicks off Ethics Lecture Series

Fresno State students and faculty in front of the winning entry for the Gandhi’s Global Legacy Student Media Competition.

A special day in American history, Sept. 17, 1787, marks the signing of the U.S. Constitution by the Founding Fathers about 231 years ago. While the date has been celebrated under several names, Constitution Day was formalized in 2004. Nationwide, cities celebrate this historic day with activities, events and parades.

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State of the College of Arts and Humanities

State of the College 2019

With 80 percent of the alum continuing to live in the Central Valley, the College of Arts and Humanities powers the local economy and touches every corner of life in our community.

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‘Me Too Moment’ kicks off Ethics Lecture Series

A woman holds up a sign saying #MeToo

A discussion about “Me Too Moment: Sexual Harassment and Professional Life” will be the first event in the spring 2018 lineup of the Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series, from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the Alice Peters Auditorium, University Business Center.

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Dolores Huerta, Amanda Renteria highlight Human Rights Day

Flyer for Human Rights Day

Fresno State’s commemoration of Human Rights Day at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, will feature Dolores Huerta, president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, and Amanda Renteria, chief of operations for the California Department of Justice. The free, public event will be held at the North Gym (Room 118) with Huerta delivering a special message and Renteria delivering the keynote address.

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Ethics Center presents Richard Rothstein on ‘The Color of Law’

Richard Rothstein lecture on "The Color of Law"

The Ethics Center presents Richard Rothstein, who will speak about his recent book, “The Color of Law,” from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in North Gym 118. “The Color of Law” examines how segregation in America is the byproduct of explicit government policies at the local, state, and federal levels.

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