Mario Arias, Student of Distinction

Mario Alberto Arias Esquivel

Teaching Spanish to others is more than just a job for Mario Alberto Arias Esquivel. He described the process as sharing a piece of himself, his culture, and giving his students a second soul.

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Creative Writing MFA student Mariah Bosch to perform experimental spoken word at Rogue Festival

Composer EJ Hinojosa and Fresno State MFA student Mariah Bosch

First-year MFA student Mariah Bosch and composer EJ Hinojosa’s Rogue show, “Triptych,” brings music and spoken word together in “an experimental collaboration characterized by risk and heartfelt contemplation.” The poetry explores themes of past, present, and future, while the music synthesizes jazz, rock, and baroque styles inspired by the poetry.

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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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Preview of a Summer Arts attraction

Dean Saúl Jiménez-Sadoval stands by a printmaking mural made by artists Mazatl and Kill Joy at Arte Americas

Dean Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, of the College of Arts and Humanities, got to take part today in a tour previewing a big opening on Friday, July 21, in the Phoebe Conley Art Gallery at Fresno State. Artists Mazatl and Kill Joy unveiled this larger than life image created in conjunction with students in the Summer Arts […]

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Summer Arts culminates in Student Showcases

Lauren Lavin presents at the Hybrid Poetics Student Showcase.

 Photo above by Todd Sharp: Lauren Lavin reads her poem during the Hybrid Poetics and Narratives Student Showcase. ~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities Summer Arts is sparking a fire at Fresno State. The month-long festival is transforming more than 400 students from Fresno and beyond. Summer […]

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