Philosophy lecture to follow Gandhi’s Global Legacy student awards

Gandhi

The Fresno State Peace and Conflict Studies program will hold an award ceremony for students who excelled in the Gandhi’s Global Legacy Student Media Competition with a reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. on April 2 in the Peters Education Auditorium in the Student Recreation Center.

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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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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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CineCulture fall lineup begins with ‘The Eagle Huntress’

Poster for "The Eagle Huntress" film

The Fresno State CineCulture Series kicks off its fall 2017 lineup of film screenings with “The Eagle Huntress” at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1. Most CineCulture screenings are at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays during the fall semester in the Peters Education Center Auditorium (5010 N. Woodrow Ave. in the Student Recreation Center). Some screenings are […]

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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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Fake news in journalism talk kicks off Ethics Lecture Series

Ethics lecture series

~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com The Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series begins its spring semester line-up at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, with a panel discussion on “Journalism, Fake News and The First Amendment” in the Alice Peters Auditorium (Peters Business building). The panel will feature Jim Boren, executive editor and senior vice president of […]

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