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Fresno State biology student awarded CSU scholarship

Shelby Paige Moshier, a senior biology student, was selected to receive the the 2017 California State University Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement. One student from all 23 CSU campuses is selected to receive a donor-funded scholarship. Moshier is a lab ...

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Biology alumna turns pain into art

What do you get when you cross a biology major with chronic pain? Bee Deegan said she uses her art as “therapy” to manage her depression and pain. “I’ve dealt with chronic pain my whole life,” Deegan said. “Last year ...

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Dr. Alejandro Calderon-Urrea: strengthening the knowledge of biology at Fresno State

Dr. Alejandro Calderon-Urrea is a professor of biology at Fresno State. Apart from receiving an extensive international education, he also is very involved with two projects on campus. One project focuses on algae, the other on crop pests. He has ...

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Masters student receives highest recognition of student achievement

At 24 years old, April Booth has already received a number of awards especially as a student at Fresno State. Both recently being named a Trustee Emeritus Peter Mehas Scholar for her outstanding academic achievement and commitment to community service ...

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Our chemical romance: The science behind love

What is love? Poets may say that it is something that cannot be put into words. Philosophers could speculate on what it means to truly love someone. But despite the typical Valentine’s Day decorations, love comes from the brain – not the heart.

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Serving in South Africa

The unofficial theme of the night was “get out of Fresno,” as a variety of speakers presented study-abroad opportunities to Smittcamp students at the weekly Colloquium last Thursday night.

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Fresno State department tries to understand a neurodegenerative disease

An interdisciplinary collaboration team within Fresno State’s biology and chemistry department is trying to understand neuron degeneration disease, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, by using fruit flies in a major study.

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A day in scrubs

Watch as The Collegian follows nursing student, Annie Bledsoe, and get a better understanding of what goes on within one of Fresno State’s most recognized programs.

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Centennial Homecoming attracts alumni

Rather than simply focusing on the big game, this year’s Homecoming is a celebration of Fresno State’s 100th year —a recognition of its past, present, and future. Check out how the university’s alumni plan on getting in on all the ...

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Fresno State turns rogue

As this year's Rogue Festival drew to a close, several Fresno State faculty and students partook of its artistic offerings. Alumni displayed their work, professors performed and students got a special performance by a Rogue Festival rapper on campus. In this video, the Collegian Online looks at Fresno State's involvement with the Rogue.

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From biology professor to artist

If you are looking for an inspirational place to study, alive with the natural wonders of the world, past and present, you should check out the lobby of the Science II building.

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TIME OUT!

LET ME TELL YOU A STORY ABOUT A SCHOOL. THE school was large and had many distinguished students and professors. The school also had a pretty good baseball team.

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Department of Biology presents seminar on West Nile Virus and Avian Flu

Dr. Shivaprasad, professor of Avian Pathology at University of California, Davis, will present information on the two diseases, their transmission, clinical signs, pathology, and diagnosis in birds, and their zoonotic potential.

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Altered eating

Jim Prince, Ph.D., a professor in molecular biology on campus, discussed a full spectrum of topics regarding genetically modified food, a prominent issue in agriculture, in an Ethics Center lecture at Fresno State on Wednesday.

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