Visa cash awards up for grabs in Gandhi’s Global Legacy student media competition

Ghandi Flyer

All Fresno State students are invited to submit entries that provide new insights into any aspects of Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence. All media are welcome: essays, poetry, fiction, visual art, music, theater, science projects and more. Deadline: March 15, 2019 To enter, or for more information, contact:Dr. Veena HowardDepartment of Philosophy vehoward@csufresno.edu Generously Supported by JP and Renu […]

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Dr. Kapoor receives lifetime award from FCOE Foundation

In this March 27, 2012 photo, Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor holds a red rose as he stands by the statue of Cesar Chavez in the Peace Garden at Fresno State.

Philosophy Department professor Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor was among four who were honored by the Fresno County Office of Education (FCOE) Foundation for a lifetime of educational contributions. The 2018 FCOE Honors Gala was held on September 15, 2018, at the Fresno City College Old Administration Building. “Dr. Kapoor’s legacy of nonviolence reflects principles at the […]

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

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

We take a look back at the fantastic events of this month in the College of Arts and Humanities. Here are the top five stories from the month of June. FOOSA Festival 2018 happening June 10-24 The Fresno Summer Orchestra Academy (FOOSA) held its annual festival on the Fresno State campus this month. Find out […]

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Philosophy professors contribute to new books

Publications by Philosophy Professors Dr. Andrew Fiala and Dr. Veena R. Howard

Congratulations to philosophy professors Dr. Andrew Fiala and Dr. Veena R. Howard for their involvement with the recently published philosophy handbook The Routledge Handbook of Pacifism and Nonviolence. Each of these professors of the Department of Philosophy provided chapters for the book, with Fiala also acting as the general editor for the overall work.

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Peace and Conflict Studies lecture: ‘Mahatma Gandhi for Us Today’

Douglas Allen to lecture on "Mahatma Gandhi for Us Today"

Philosophy professor Douglas Allen, a prominent Mahatma Gandhi scholar, philosopher, author of over 15 books, and peace activist from the University of Maine, will give a speech entitled, “Mahatma Gandhi for Us Today: An Ethical Life of Nonviolence and Peace” on Wednesday, April 4, at Fresno State.

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International Day of Conflict Resolution

Peace exhibition in the Henry Madden Library

Mediator Mentors will celebrate International Day of Conflict Resolution on Monday, Oct. 16, with a panel on the “Religion of Peace” from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Peters Building 191. Panelists will include representatives from the Jewish, Catholic and Muslim community. The event will include an award ceremony for the winners of the Mediator Mentors’ 2017 Art […]

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Students celebrate journey to becoming Mediator Mentors

Mediator Mentors event

Almost 100 students from local elementary schools spent a morning on the Fresno State campus recently, celebrating the conflict-resolution skills they learned during the 2016-17 school year, as participants in Fresno State’s Mediator Mentors. Mary Castro, wife of President Joseph I. Castro, spoke to the students at the beginning of the Mediator Mentors event: “The skills […]

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