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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This month in the Arts and Humanities — a July review

Bright pink roses on campus

As summer comes to an end, our students, faculty and alumni are tying a bow on what has proven to be a productive, award-winning summer season for our Bulldogs. Here are the top five stories from the month of July. Alumni Wind Ensemble heads to Spain The Alumni Wind Ensemble hit the road to Spain […]

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Maggie Eppright among nominees for 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year

Maggie Eppright

~ By Josh Mitchell, assistant director of Athletic Communications, reprinted from Campus News Fresno State seniors Maggie Eppright (volleyball)  and Annemarie Schwanz (cross country/track and field) have been selected as nominees for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year award. The NCAA Woman of the Year award honors graduating female college athletes who have distinguished […]

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Interior Design program receives re-accreditation

The Department of Art and Design‘s interior design program received re-accreditation through 2023 from the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. Accreditation, which is the process for evaluating and assuring the quality of educational institutions and programs, assures stakeholders that a university program has been rigorously evaluated and that it meets or exceeds the accreditation standards. The […]

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Design students’ concept for Hispanic Cultural Site earns them scholarships

Pictured above, from left: Luis Aguilar, Yessenia Perez, Professor Holly Sowles, Dean Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, Olga Perez, Crystal Gonzalez and Dulce Rodriguez. (Not pictured: Marcos Contreras) Several months of hard work by six design students in the Department of Art and Design culminated with the students receiving scholarships for their work on a proposed design for a Hispanic […]

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New Dean’s Gallery exhibition focuses on student interior design projects

  A new exhibition went up last week in the Dean’s Gallery, located in the Music Building right outside of the Dean’s Office. This exhibit will be on display through Friday, Nov. 4.   ID 155 – Senior Project Instructor: Silvana Polgar The Senior Project epitomizes the sophisticated and independent thinking, creativity and intellectual exploration […]

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