Fresno State professor Jes Therkelsen selected as finalist for Lynton Award

Jes Therkelsen selected as a finalist for Ernest A. Lynton Award

Jes Therkelsen, a Fresno State associate professor in Media, Communications and Journalism, was nominated by Fresno State Provost Lynnette Zelezny for the 2016 Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty, otherwise known as the Lynton Award. From a pool of 29 nominees from across the nation, Therkelsen was selected as one of only five national finalists.

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Laureate Lab: spaces for creativity — 4 poet laureates at open house

~ By Tom Uribes, reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com For the past year, Fresno State has been hatching a unique project with one of its most famous sons, United States Poet Laureate-emeritus Juan Felipe Herrera – the Laureate Lab Visual Words Studio located in the Henry Madden Library. Opened in the fall, the Lab has undergone a […]

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Top Fresno State teaching award goes to music professor Ben Boone

Ben Boone wins top teaching award

~ By Tom Uribes, reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Dr. Benjamin Boone, professor in the Department of Music, has been awarded Fresno State’s 2017 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, announced Dr. Lynnette Zelezny, Fresno State’s provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. Seven faculty members were selected for the Promising New Faculty category of the Provost’s […]

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Wind Festival brings more than 1,500 student musicians to Fresno State

Wind Orchestra

This week, the 38th annual Lawrence R. Sutherland Wind Festival will bring more than 1,500 music students to the Fresno State campus for the three-day festival. Musicians will come from three middle schools, 16 high schools, three junior colleges and five four-year universities, including Fresno State. The Evening Gala Concert, at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 25, will feature […]

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Philosophy Professor Tina Botts delivered keynote at free speech forum

~ Photo of keynote speaker Dr. Tina Botts, taken by Khone Saysamongdy/Courtesy of The Collegian Free speech and the First Amendment were in the spotlight at a forum held Nov. 1. Several hundred people attended the event, held in the North Gym.  President Joseph I. Castro opened the event by saying, “I think our campus is […]

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