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News Clips 12.10-11.2015

PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2015 12:04 pm
by madona


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Fresno State proposes Hmong minor
(Central Valley Business Times © 12/11/2015)
With the Central Valley having one of the largest Hmong populations in the nation, Fresno State University says it is developing a new minor program in Hmong studies that will be the fifth such program in the nation and first in the western United States. http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.c ... /?ID=29597

Campus Pointe hosts toy drive near Fresno State on Friday
(Fresno Bee © 12/11/2015)
Campus Pointe is hosting its inaugural toy drive in central Fresno on Friday. ... 57645.html

Fiala on Ethics: Scary times call for courage
(Fresno Bee © 12/11/2015)
Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of The Ethics Center at Fresno State. Contact him: ... 19050.html

NAREEE Advisory Board Members appointed

( © 12/11/2015)
Category N. Non-Land Grant College or University with a Historic Commitment to Research in Food and Agriculture — Dr. Annette Levi, Professor and Chair, Agricultural Business Department at California State University-Fresno, Fresno, CA. ... 76601.html

Fresno State's 'Really' a gripping generational comic-drama
(Fresno Bee © 12/10/2015)
In Paul Downs Colaizzo’s provocative play, “Really Really,” given a powerful production by Fresno State’s theater department, a more ominous development overwhelms the “great party” narrative, however. ... 44480.html

Don't misjudge black names
(Fresno Bee © 12/10/2015)
I am an undergraduate student at Fresno State, and a social issue many don’t pay close attention to is the discrimination African Americans encounter when trying to obtain jobs. ... 61225.html

Hmongstory 40 exhibit looks back on refugee displacement and California resettlement
(Fresno Bee © 12/10/2015)
Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro will speak at Saturdayâ€(tm)s opening and announce a proposed minor in Hmong studies, which is in the final stage of approval and could launch fall 2016. Fresno State officials say it would be the only university in the western United States and the fifth university in the nation to offer the option. ... 36655.html

Fresno City Council asks Congress, Obama for immigration reform
(Fresno Bee © 12/10/2015)
Sudarshan Kapoor, a longtime local peace activist and emeritus professor of social work at Fresno State, was there to lend his voice in support of immigration reform. ... 62315.html

Blain Roberts and Ethan J. Kytle: America needs a national slavery monument
(Fresno Bee © 12/10/2015)
Written by Blain Roberts and Ethan J. Kytle, professors at Fresno State, who are writing a book about the memory of slavery in Charleston, S.C. They wrote this for The New York Times. ... 39575.html

Fresno State Bulldogs in the Kitchen
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 12/10/2015)
Fresno State Bulldogs in the Kitchen students take a cooking challenge to come up with two recipes from a 1st Quality Produce Farm to Families Box. ... he-kitchen

Fresno State's Warmerdam Field to undergo renovations
(The Business Journal © 12/10/2015)
Fresno State will begin work on a $2.6 million makeover of Warmerdam Field on Monday.Â ... enovations

New Hmong exhibit to debut at Fresno Fairgrounds
(The Business Journal © 12/10/2015)
Founded by Lar Yang, a local Hmong business owner and Fresno State alumnus, the exhibit is the result of a statewide, grassroots project by Hmong communities in Fresno, Merced and Sacramento. ... airgrounds