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Academic senate airs concerns over growing student population

In its first meeting of the semester on Monday, the Academic Senate addressed campus enrollment and how to maximize student success. Fresno State provost and vice president for academic affairs Lynette Zelezny spoke about the need for a campus dialogue ...

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Gender gap in academia persists

When professor Yupeng Luo joined the Lyles College of Engineering in 2008, she was told that the number of female faculty in the college had just doubled as a result of her admittance. Seven years later, that number again has ...

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Campus joins national campaign to end sexual assault

Fresno State will join the “It’s On Us” national campaign launched by the White House in September 2014 aimed at ending sexual assault on college campuses. “One in four  women, statistically, are sexually assaulted on a college campus by the ...

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Remembering MLK’s Legacy

Fresno State students gathered Tuesday morning in the Peace Garden at the statue of Martin Luther King Jr. to join together in commemoration and celebration of King’s life and works. The theme for this year’s celebration was “living the dream ...

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City Celebrates MLK Day throughout weekend

Several events throughout the community will take place this weekend commemorating the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Fresno State’s campus will be closed Monday in celebration of the national holiday. Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor, a Fresno State ...

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Tech upgrade to improve campus network

Fresno State underwent a massive network upgrade during winter break as part of a California State Universitywide data network electronics upgrade called the Common Network Initiative. As part of a project funded by the CSU Chancellor’s Office, Fresno State also ...

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CSUs promote student enrollment in Covered California health insurance

As part of a systemwide health insurance education project, Fresno State and the Central Valley Health Network held their first workshop Tuesday to provide students and families with education and enrollment information about Covered California. Part of a statewide project ...

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Fresno State Student Cupboard program aims to curb student food insecurity

The Fresno State Student Cupboard will make its inaugural launch today as part of a campuswide effort to end student hunger and in honor of National Hunger & Homeless Awareness week. The Food Security Project, which started earlier this semester, ...

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Thanksgiving from a Native American perspective

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, guest speaker Dr. Cornel Pewewardy of Portland State University spoke on campus Tuesday, discussing the historical and cultural implication of the holiday from a Native American perspective. A member of the Comanche and Kiowa ...

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Central California Auto Show features ‘hottest’ cars of 2015

The Central California Auto Show rolled through Fresno this past weekend at the Fresno Convention Center showcasing what show manager Trevor Trumbor called “the hottest vehicles of 2015.” The three day event which started on Friday boasted over 200 of ...

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‘Mr. Marmalade’ visits Experimental Theatre Company

Fresno State’s Experimental Theatre Company’s adaptation of “Mr. Marmalade” debuts this weekend at the Lab School Theatre for a nostalgic trip down the quirky, twisted world of childhood. “Mr. Marmalade” tells the story of 4-year-old Lucy and her tumultuous journey ...

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Monument rededicated in center of campus for Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, university students, faculty and alumni gathered Monday morning in the Rose Garden to celebrate the rededication of the 16-ton Fresno State Veterans Monument that was formerly located at the corner of Cedar and Shaw avenues. ...

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‘Jersey Boys’ grab Fresno spotlight

From rags to riches and back to rags again, the off-Broadway production of “Jersey Boys” hit the stage at the William Saroyan Theatre showcasing the legacy of four singers from New Jersey that captivated listeners for decades. “Jersey Boys” follows ...

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Downtown Fresno celebrates ‘Dia de los Muertos’

For 27 years, Arte Américas has celebrated the rich cultural tradition of Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, and once again Sunday brought to life a somber, yet festive evening that celebrated the ancient, indigenous tradition. ...

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Marketing class to fundraise for wrestling’s return

Fresno State sports marketing students will kick off their “Pins For Wins” tailgate before the Bulldogs’ Nov. 8 homecoming game against San Jose State as part of fundraising efforts to bring back wrestling that was axed in 2006. The tailgate, ...

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Take Back the Night talks “yes means yes”

Hundreds of students, faculty and community organizations gathered Wednesday evening in the Free Speech Area to share their stories and raise awareness about sexual assault at the Take Back The Night rally. Take Back the Night, which started on campus ...

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Online learning library Lynda.com utilized by students and faculty

As part of the Technology Innovations for Learning and Teaching program, and in collaboration with the DISCOVERe Tablet initiative on campus, students now have access to the online learning library Lynda.com.

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Civil War Revisited for 25th Year

Cannon and musket fire rocked Kearney Park this weekend from the 25th anniversary of the Civil War Reenactment. Presented by the Fresno Historical Society, the Civil War Revisited is the largest re-enactment in the state, celebrating the 150th anniversary of ...

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