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Media Clips 8.11-13.12

Postby ucommstudent » Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:00 am


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APLU Supports Engineering and Construction Management Students
(8/13/2012 © Pile Buck International)
The Lyles College of Engineering at Fresno State and State Center Community College District are sharing a $100,000 grant to increase recruitment, retention and matriculation of underrepresented students preparing for engineering and construction management careers.

Learning from Life’s Lessons
(8/13/2012 © Asian Journal)
After receiving his doctorate degree in Pittsburgh, he went on to teach at California State University, Fresno. In his time there, he received three meritorious performance and professional promise awards, which went to only the top 4 percent of the faculty. He was also granted early tenure and early promotions, becoming a full professor before age 35.

Fiala on ethics: Morality requires a determined effort
(8/13/2012 © The Fresno Bee)
Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of the Ethics Center at Fresno State.

Fresno State recruits subject to new reforms Bulldogs athletes need to focus on academics.
(8/13/2012 © The Fresno Bee)
Whether they are aware of it or not -- and Fresno State football coach Tim DeRuyter hopes they are -- incoming high school freshman athletes face a much more difficult road to a Division I scholarship.

College students, parents spend more on back-to-school stuff
(8/13/2012 © The Fresno Bee)
"It's not just about buying the extra-long sheets anymore. It's about having your bedspread and your rug coordinate," said Pam Goodfellow of BIGinsight, an Ohio-based research firm that surveys back-to-school shoppers. Marian Sosnick of San Mateo is shopping with her son Brandon, who will be moving into the Fresno State dorms later this month.

Fresno Fig Fest draws big crowd
(8/12/2012 © Fresno Bee)
The Fig Fest on the Fresno State campus Saturday impressed Don and Julie Lockwood, who came away with a new perspective on the sweet, fleshy fruit.

From the Boardroom, Commercial Leases, Developments, Local Banks
(8/12/2012 © Fresno Bee)
The Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fresno State has announced that four faculty members have been named "e-baristas" by the Coleman Foundation.

Valley cities, schools seek tax dollars in upcoming elections
(8/12/2012 © Fresno Bee)
"I suspect the sheer number will have a negative effect," said Tom Holyoke, associate professor of political science at Fresno State. "A large number of ballot measures tends to create a lengthy ballot, and that leads to a certain amount of frustration. ... When that happens, voters tend to vote no."

In Mariposa, a gem of a Gold Rush collection may be packed up
(8/12/2012 © Los Angeles Times)
A state senator from the city promised a court battle. His law firm planned to ask a judge to legally forbid the transfer of the collection, by then already being packed up by Fresno State geology students.

Crowds brave heat for Fig Fest
(8/11/2012 © KFSN ABC 30 Fresno)
Big crowds braved the heat to celebrate a Valley treasure at Fresno State Saturday morning.

Victor E. Bulldog Death
(8/11/2012 © KGPE-TV CBS 47 Fresno)
Fresno State's mascot, Victor E. Bulldog, died late Friday afternoon after a battle with cancer.

Orozco: Efforts to embrace area Sikhs continue
(8/10/2012 © Fresno Bee)
Margie Wright, who retired as Fresno State softball coach in June, is the speaker at the UU Third Sunday Town Hall at 9 a.m. Aug. 19 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno, 2672 E. Alluvial Ave.

How is the valley responding to the jobs crisis?
(8/10/2012 © Modesto Bee)
The local and regional response to the jobs crisis will be the subject for tonight's segment of The Maddy Report. Guests will be Antonio Avalos, professor of labor economics at California State University, Fresno
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