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Author of ‘George’ to give campus lecture during Diversity Week

Author Alex Gino is scheduled to visit Fresno State to give two lectures and to speak with an LGBTQ+ English class reading his book. Gino’s talks are part of Fresno State’s Diversity Week and will take place in the University ...

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Psychologist to address ‘The Voices in Our Heads’

Social psychologist and professor emeritus of psychology at Fresno State Dr. Robert V. Levine will give a lecture titled “The Voices in Our Heads.” His talk is scheduled for March 22 from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Alice Peters Auditorium and ...

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Professor’s ‘mellifluous reading’ grabs attention

An undercover FBI agent, aliens waging war on New York City and a tempting chance at love provide just a glimpse at what readers have in store when they crack open “Mr. Either/Or.” Fresno State professor and author Aaron Poochigian ...

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“Blue Mind” author discusses water and the human mind

The third-annual Reading About Water student showcase ended April 27 in the Peters Education Center with author Wallace J. Nichols’ talk on his book “Blue Mind.” The lecture centered around the importance of water from a neurological point of view ...

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Tales of the whimsical, the empowering, ‘the Peculiar’

Ransom Riggs, author of the New York Times best-selling “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” trilogy, gives us an inside look into peculiar history in “Tales of the Peculiar,” a collection of short stories gathered and annotated by peculiar scholar ...

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Conference showcases women’s empowerment

Emmy Award-winning entertainment and news broadcaster Leeza Gibbons will be the keynote speaker at the 28th annual Central California Women’s Conference.     The event’s theme this year is Ignite Your Body and Mind, and is designed to inspire women ...

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Local Armenian author finds inspiration at Fresno State

Local author Armen Bacon will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest alumni honor given, at the annual Top Dog Award Gala for her dedication to the community and professional successes.     Bacon, who has authored two books, writes columns ...

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Professor enters a new chapter

Every writer hopes to one day find his or her name on the cover of a novel. For one professor in the Fresno State English department, those long held hopes of becoming an author have materialized into a career.

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Fresno State alumnus receives Writers of the Future Award

Fresno State graduate Scott Barnes received the 28th annual Writers of the Future Award, a highly distinguished award founded by the L. Ron Hubbard Association.  

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Author Sandra Cisneros spends a day at Fresno State [gallery]

People came from all over the Valley Friday to listen to a lecture and reading from distinguished American author Sandra Cisneros at Fresno State.

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Distinguished author Sandra Cisneros visits Fresno State

Audience members came from all over the Valley Friday for the appearance of author of “The House on Mango Street,” Sandra Cisneros, who participated in an hour-long chat with Fresno State professor Alex Espinoza.

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Author brings his ‘ghost’ to Fresno State

Frank Bergon grew up in a family of storytellers and used these influences to develop his writing style. He writes about events that happen in places that he's lived.

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Fresno State political science professor publishes book on Indian gaming

On Sept. 14, 2011, a panel discussion was held at Fresno State's Henry Madden Library.  The panel was held to discuss a book, "The New Politics of Indian Gambling."

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Award-winning author visits Fresno State

Best-selling author Terry McMillan spoke at the Satellite Student Union Saturday night about her latest book “Getting to Happy,” the long awaited sequel to “Waiting to Exhale.”

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Q&A: Going Nuts with Danny Evans

Danny Evans graduated from California State University, Fresno in 1993 with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism. He now lives in Southern California and has a wife and two kids.

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