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Media Clips 7.7-9.2012

PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:59 am
by madona


These news clips are provided by the Office of University Communications at California State University, Fresno. They are intended for the internal use of California State University, Fresno and should not be redistributed. If you want to print a story, do so now before the link expires. Questions and submissions may be sent to

Seizing Mortgages?
(American Thinker © 07/09/2012)
The Wall Street Journal had a front-page article entitled "Cities Consider Seizing Mortgages" just two days ago. The information in the article allows us to derive a formula that tells us how Emperor Obama and imperial functionaries plan to convert private property and rearrange capital markets for the "public good. Article written by

Jason Kissner, Ph.D, J.D. is associate professor of criminology at California State University, Fresno. You can reach him at

Our View: No hard times for CSU execs
(Marysville Appeal-Democrat © 07/08/2012)
Most eyebrow-raising are the tax-paid salaries at the top. CSU Chancellor Charles Reed pulled down $426,444 in total compensation in 2011. And Cal State University East Bay President Mohammed Gayoumi roped in $417,880. President Obama makes only $400,000.
Brown names 2 to CSU board
(Monterey County Herald © 07/08/2012)
Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Hugo Morales, 63, a Mexican immigrant who graduated from Harvard Law School in 1975 and returned to the San Joaquin Valley to help migrant workers start Radio Bilingue in Fresno more than three decades ago. Morales, who left Mexico at age 9 and worked picking plums and other fruit after school and during the summer, was awarded a so-called genius grant by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in 1994. He also served as an adjunct lecturer at the La Raza Studies program at CSU Fresno.

Radio Bilingüe founder is named to CSU board
(Fresno Bee (Sports) © 07/07/2012)
Morales, who earned a law degree from Harvard Law School, is a longtime member of the University Advisory Board at Fresno State. He was awarded an honorary doctorate from the university in 1999. “I worked in the fields to get my way through college and somehow I ended up at Harvard University,” Morales said. Fresno State President John D. Welty said in a news release Friday that he was pleased with Morales’ appointment.

Eureka! Physicists celebrate evidence of particle
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 07/07/2012)
Fresno State was involved in the scientific breakthrough. A team of two faculty members, two researchers and five students have been involved in the research for several years. One physics professor from the university was in Switzerland for the announcement.

The Kindness of Strangers
( © 07/06/2012)
Levine is a professor of psychology and former associate dean of the College of Science and Mathematics at California State University, Fresno. He has also served as a visiting professor at Universidade Federal Fluminense in Niteroi, Brazil, at Sapporo Medical University in Japan, and at Stockholm University in Sweden. Levine has published many articles in professional journals as well as articles in trade periodicals such as Discover, American Demographics, The New York Times, Utne Reader, and American Scientist.

Maddy Institute raises $66K for scholarships
(The Business Journal © 07/06/2012)
The Maddy Institute at Fresno State was able to raise more than $66,000 to give students scholarships thanks to the support of some well-known political leaders at an event in Sacramento on June 26.

Report offers solutions for disparities
(Vida en el Valle © 07/06/2012)
There, Juan Garcia, a professor and associate director of the Fresno Family Counseling Center at California State University, Fresno, trains new therapists in Spanish. He supervises the Spanish-speaking cases at the low-cost center, and provides feedback to therapists in Spanish. The language training, he said, "is very unique to most training centers." And, the report suggests increasing collaboration among community organizations, schools, social service agencies, to maximize resources and increase access to treatment.