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Caffeine, finals go together like peanut butter and jelly for some at Fresno State

In the next few weeks, university students across the country will stock up on scantrons, barricade themselves in the library and fuel up on caffeine as they prepare for finals. But are some Fresno State students too dependent on caffeine ...

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Jewish Studies minor to launch in spring at Fresno State, lecture series fall schedule

News release previously published by Fresno State News. The Jewish Studies Lecture Series for the fall semester begins with a talk by Sven-Erik Rose, titled “In Adorno’s Blind Spot: Yiddish Poetry from the Warsaw Ghetto,” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the ...

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New dean says ‘the library was a refuge’

Libraries have always been a part of Delritta Hornbuckle’s life, no matter where she has been. “My father picked cotton on the fields of east Texas in the summers before trying to go to school,” she said as she reflected ...

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Students eclipsed with historic sight

Fresno State students and staff gathered around campus on Monday to watch what many called the “Great American Eclipse,” the first of its kind in nearly 40 years. The Fresno State Henry Madden Library hosted Experience The 2017 Eclipse Across ...

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Better ‘graduate culture’ sought at Fresno State

The Graduate Study Center offers more than 2,000 graduate students at Fresno State different services – all focused on student success. And with 47 graduate programs, Dr. James Marshall, the dean of research and graduate studies, said the university needs ...

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Lecture shines light on power of whistleblowers

The Department of Social Work Education welcomed a Fulbright scholar and University of Lapland professor to the Henry Madden Library on March 15 to present a lecture about whistleblowing. Laura Tiitinen presented her lecture: “Whistleblowing in the Finnish Child Protection ...

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Redditor YouTubes his way to $20,000 misuse

A Fresno State library employee may have cost the university as much as $22,208 by misusing his time watching videos online, playing video games and visiting non-work related websites. The California State Auditor received a complaint that the unidentified employee ...

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Exhibit brings awareness to history of Japanese prejudice

Graphics of barbed wire and “Executive Order 9066” decorate the elevators, display cases and Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery in the Henry Madden Library. This exhibition is part of the library’s “9066: Japanese American Voices from the Inside,” which includes ...

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Online tool helps create healthier lifestyle

Did you know there is a tool that can measure how many trees you’ll encounter on your way to the park? The Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Research and Development stopped by Fresno State on Tuesday to showcase the EnviroAtlas ...

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Bitwise Industries CEO to speak at Fresno State

Jake Soberal, CEO of local tech company Bitwise Industries, will give a lecture at Fresno State titled “How to Fix America’s Most Broken City: The Bitwise Story” on Jan. 20. Soberal will explore how Bitwise promotes the incubation of new ...

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Unwinding the history of a form of dance

An effort to document and preserve the origins of popping will be launched. It is part of the “Valley Public History Initiative: Preserving our Stories” project.   The project was created by a group of Fresno State history professors. Saturday’s ...

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Students protest hate in response to Trump’s victory

By Ron Camacho and Diana Giraldo  “Hey, hey, ho, ho, the hate has got to go,” the 150 students and faculty members chanted as they marched to protest President-elect Donald Trump at noon on Tuesday. “We wanted to represent our anger,” ...

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A place to pray and meditate

A room in the Henry Madden Library is providing students and faculty with a place to meditate and pray on campus. The room, which is administered by the Cross Cultural and Gender Center, contains prayer rugs, a bench with pillows ...

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Fresno State honor veterans

Fresno State on Oct. 28 launched the start of a two-week celebration honoring veterans. The celebration started with “Salute of Services” at the Bulldogs’ football game vs. the Air Force Academy. The U.S. Air Force Academy Band Cadet and Bugle ...

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New photo exhibition honors Gandhi

Oct. 2 marks the 147th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, one of the greatest peace advocates of all time. The United Nations has declared his birthday as a National Day of Nonviolence. Fresno State is commemorating Gandhi by displaying a photo ...

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Traveling exhibition to be hosted in Henry Madden Library

Henry Madden Library Diversity Committee will host a traveling exhibition, “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness” Sept. 19 through Oct. 23. The exhibition will display the interconnectedness of wellness, illness and cultural life for Native Americans, Alaska ...

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Washington Monthly ranks Fresno State No. 25 on Top 30 list

Fresno State ranks No. 25 on Washington Monthly’s annual list of Top 30 Universities. Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro and Provost Dr. Lynnette Zelezny addressed the university in the Henry Madden Library and via livestream on Facebook Monday morning. ...

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The things incoming students should know exist

Fresno State is not just a campus filled with classrooms, but a place that also offers various resources for students. “There are a lot of services that are on campus that are available for students,” said Tim Ryan, Associate Students ...

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