In historic partnership Jain and Hindu communities establish joint Endowed Chair in Jain and Hindu Dharma

Images: Hindu Goddess Saraswati calendar art; Shri 1008 Mahavir Swami by Dayodaya.

The groundbreaking partnership between the Jain and Hindu communities and the University underscores a mutual commitment to educating current and future generations of students about the principles of nonviolence, dharma (virtue, duty), justice, pluralist philosophy, the interconnectedness of all beings and care for the environment through Hindu-Jain texts, philosophies and traditions.

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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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Philosophy lecture to follow Gandhi’s Global Legacy student awards

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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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