Tag Archives: Fresno State Talks

Final Fresno State Talks shines light on Bob Dylan, poetry

Fresno State Talks concluded its fifth year as a lecture series on Feb. 22 with a discussion by Dr. Timothy Skeen, who analyzed Bob Dylan’s contribution to poetry. The talk titled “The Times They Are a-Changin’: Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan ...

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Diversity ‘makes us who we are’

Fresno State professors who demonstrate the university’s motto of “Discover, Diversity and Distinction” were offered a platform to showcase their focus on diversity. Dr. Matthew Ari Jendian’s talk was one of three “TED Talk” style lectures at Fresno State. The ...

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Fresno State Talks ends with lecture from Dr. Martin Shapiro

When psychology associate professor Dr. Martin Shapiro learned that the world’s bumblebee population was disappearing, he spent several years trying to keep a beehive on top of one of Fresno State’s engineering building intact in order to keep the insects ...

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Gilbert guides students on mental performance

Fresno State Talks ended its three-part series with Dr. Jenelle N. Gilbert, who delivered her presentation “The Psychological Uniform: A Blueprint for Peak Performance” Wednesday night at the Satellite Student Union.

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Fresno State Talks: Professor advocates for deaf awareness, equality

Fresno State professor Rosemary W. Diaz hoped the audience went home with a central message Wednesday night: there are proactive ways to communicate with people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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Fresno State Talks kicks off second year

The second annual Fresno State Talks kicked off Thursday night with Dr. TwoTrees’, or Matthew Haar Farris’ lecture on “Esoterica, the Paranormal and Superhumanity: Secular-Religious Mythology in Contemporary Culture” at the Satellite Student Union. Fresno State Talks lecture series aims ...

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Students nominate professors for Talks

Students have until Friday to nominate professors who they believe should speak at the Fresno State Talks lecture series in February.

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Keep the PACE

Do you enjoy being in college? Have you found a major that really inspires your best work? Have you joined some clubs and organizations?

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Wade Gilbert on the mindset needed for success

Buzz Lightyear of Star Command is one of the iconic cartoon characters with whom many college students of today grew up.

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Johnson discusses ‘Diversity’ and hip-hop

Hip-hop is one of the most well known influences in modern popular culture. For the second installment of Fresno State Talks, T. Hassan Johnson, a Africana studies professor, proudly presented the lecture “Hip-Hop… The #%$@ Remix! Re-Evaluating Hip-Hop Culture’s Origins ...

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Honora Chapman speaks on ‘Discovery’ and learning

Students, community members, staff and faculty filled the Satellite Student Union Thursday night to hear professor Honora Chapman talk about Discovery — the first lecture of a three part series defining the new university motto: Discovery, Diversity, Distinction.

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Fresno State Talks kicks off with ‘Discovery’-themed lecture

Fresno State Talks debuts Thursday as student-selected speaker Honora Chapman lectures on the importance of self-discovery. The inaugural lecture series features three dynamic speakers throughout the spring semester each representing one aspect of the university’s new slogan: Discovery, Diversity and Distinction.

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