Activities

The Spring 2014 Brochure is now available; call 559.278.0008 or email us to receive a copy via U.S. Mail. You may also download a print version (PDF 4MB) by clicking here.

Spring 2014
General Sessions
Date & TimeLocationEvent/ActivityFeaturing
Monday, February 3,
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union Japanese American Concentration Camps Through The Prism of Baseball Kerry Yo Nakagawa
Monday, March 10,
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union Changes in the Eye Over Time Richard N. Mendoza, M.D.
Tuesday, April 8, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Satellite Student Union Q & A with Fresno State President Joseph Castro Dr. Joseph I. Castro
Monday, April 28,
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union The Golden Age of Flight Genie Smith Pratt
Monday, May 5,
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Satellite Student Union How Arts and Humanities Shape and Transform our World Dr. Vida Samiian

Spring 2014
Short Courses
Date & TimeLocationEvent/ActivityFeaturing
Four Tuesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18 & 25, 
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
UBC 194 Memoirs to Poetry Megan Bohigian
Six Wednesdays, Feb. 12, 19, Mar. 5, 12, 19 & 26, 
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
UBC 192 Writing your Memoirs Tanya Nichols
Three Mondays, Feb. 24, Mar. 3 & 10,
10:00 am - 11:30 am
UBC 191 What are the Big Ideas in Biology? Dr. Richard Haas
Four Wednesdays, Feb. 26, Mar. 5, 19 & 26,
10:00 am - 11:30 am
UBC 191 A History in Opera Costume Design Brenna Ariel Barks
Four Tuesdays, Mar. 4, 11, 18 & 25, 10:00 am - 11:30 am UBC 191 The American Phenomenon: Walt Disney Paul Kaser
Four Tuesdays, Mar. 4, 11, 18 & 25,
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
UBC 191 Romantic Opera Dr. John Karr
Four Thursdays, Mar. 6, 13, 20 & 27,
10:00 am - 11:30 am
UBC 192 Artists of the Post-Impressionist Generation Susana Sosa
Four Thursdays, Mar. 13, 20, 27, & Apr. 3, 
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
UBC 191 The Philosophy of Happiness Dr. Andrew Fiala
Four Mondays, Mar. 17, 24, Apr. 7 & 21,
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
UBC 191 An Analysis of Hitler & Stalin as Dictators Dr. Melissa Jordine
Three Wednesdays, Apr. 2, 9 & 16,
10:00 am - 11:30 am
UBC 191 California Water: An Uncertain Future Sargeant Green
Four Wednesdays, Apr. 2, 9, 23 & 30,
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
UBC 191 Louisiana Purchase: The Lewis and Clark Expedition Dr. Allen Carden
Three Tuesdays, Apr. 8, 15 & 22,
10:00 am - 11:30 am
UBC 191 Let's Look at Art Joyce Aiken
Four Tuesdays, Apr. 22, 29, May 6 & 13,
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
UBC 191 China Past and Present Dr. Charles Ettner
Four Wednesdays, May 7, 14, 21 & 28,
10:00 am - 11:30 am
UBC 191 The Opening of the American West, 1787 - 1890 Ron Genini
Three Fridays, Feb. 21, Mar. 21 & Apr. 25,
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
UBC 182 Book Club AM Kay Davies
Three Fridays, Feb. 21, Mar. 21 & Apr. 25
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
UBC 182 Book Club PM Kay Davies

Spring 2014 
Field Trips
Date & TimeLocationEvent/Activity
Saturday, Feb. 8, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Bus Trip Madera Wine & Chocolate Festival
Friday, Mar. 7, 8:00 am - 10:00 pm Target (North Blackstone)
Behind the Scenes Tour
Wednesday, Mar. 12, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm William Saroyan Theater My Stroke of Insight
Friday, Mar. 14, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm Bus Trip A Day at Stanford University
Friday, Apr. 18, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Fresno State Horticulture Nursery & Farm Market Tour
Thursday, May 15, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Fresno Chaffee Zoo Behind the Scenes Tour

To see past activities:

Brochures from our past semesters are linked on the Resources page.