News Clips 7.04.2012 - 7.05.2012

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News Clips 7.04.2012 - 7.05.2012

Postby alangrid » Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:51 am


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Fourth of July News Briefs
(Central Valley Business Times © 07/04/2012)
Results of breakthrough experimentation at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland will be of special significance to Fresno State faculty, students and postdoctoral students who for several years have been participating in the hunt for the new subatomic particle called the Higgs boson.

Marion Kremen's new will may limit Fresno State gift
(Fresno Bee © 07/04/2012)
Marion Kremen made headlines in 2001 when she committed gifts valued at $4 million to Fresno State. The university honored her and her late husband, Benjamin, by naming the education school after them. But before she died last month at age 102, Kremen made out a new will that puts into question how much Fresno State will receive.

Kusel's art reflects a life full of unusual situations
(Fresno Bee © 07/04/2012)
The artist Heinz Kusel, who died at 89 in 2005, had a back story that would make your jaw drop. Forced as a teen in Germany to join the Hitler Youth, he escaped to Peru in 1934 at age 18. When Peru itself became unstable politically, he retreated to live for seven years in the Amazon jungle with an indigenous tribe. Such experiences were a far cry from Kusel's later life as an art professor at Fresno State. But they impacted his paintings and teaching.

Fresno State Aids In God Particle Discovery
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 07/04/2012)
For decades, scientists have been looking for proof of how the universe came to be. It looks like they found it, thanks in part, to Fresno State. Fresno State physics professor Dr. Yongsheng Gao and several post-doctorate students are celebrating, along with physicist Peter Higgs.

TEMEUCLA: Vineyard management seminar set
(Riverside Press Enterprise © 07/03/2012)
Cal State San Marcos will hold a seminar on Vineyard management from 9 a.m. to 4:30 pm., Saturday, July 28 at the university’s San Marcos campus, 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos...It features a guest lecture by winemaker John Giannini, a faculty lecturer at California State University Fresno’s Department of Viticulture and Enology.

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