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Media Clips 1.23-25.2016

PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2016 10:21 am
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Saturday News Briefs
(Central Valley Business Times © 01/23/2016)
Alzheimer's breakthrough by Fresno State professor Groundbreaking research by Joy Goto, a Fresno State chemistry professor, is playing a key role in developing a new approach to understanding the role of environmental toxins in ALS and Alzheimer's disease, the university says. The study, published this week by the Royal Society of London in the biological research journal "Proceedings of the Royal Society B," indicates that chronic exposure to an environmental toxin called BMAA may increase risk of neurodegenerative illness.
http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.c ... /?ID=29842

Valley middle schools vie in Science Bowl
(Fresno Bee © 01/23/2016)
Six middle schools from across the Valley will compete Saturday at Fresno State to represent the region for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science's 26th annual National Science Bowl.
http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/edu ... 21860.html

Analysis: Poochigians Replacements?
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 01/23/2016)
The Fresno County Board of Supervisors is facing an uncertain future with the departure of Debbie Poochigian this year, and the rumored departure of Henry R. Perea. Perea has not announced whether he will leave the board to run for Fresno mayor. But Poochigian is leaving, and Fresno State Political Science Professor Tom Holyoke says thats enough to shake things up.
http://www.yourcentralvalley.com/news/a ... placements

Opening of Frida Kahlo photo exhibit draws packed house to Fresno Art Museum
(Fresno Bee © 01/22/2016)
A standing room-only crowd filled the Bonner Auditorium for a gallery talks panel discussion and took part in the following reception for the exhibits that featured works by Nickolas Muray, Anne Scheid, Sonia Romero, Richard G. Freitas as well as the Fresno State Women RAD show.
http://www.fresnobee.com/entertainment/ ... 01925.html

Power and Speed
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 01/22/2016)
What does speed have to do with power? Its all part of our science lesson from the physics department at Fresno State.
http://www.yourcentralvalley.com/news/power-and-speed

Fresno State Physics
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 01/22/2016)
How much power does Alex have, by simply climbing a ladder? The physics professor at Fresno State, explains.
http://www.yourcentralvalley.com/news/f ... te-physics

Fresno State food science program awarded grants
(The Business Journal © 01/22/2016)
Fresno State's Food and Science Nutrition Department was recently awarded two new grants for its work on produce safety research and consumer education.
http://www.thebusinessjournal.com/news/ ... ded-grants

Fresno State professor key in new Alzheimer's research
(The Business Journal © 01/22/2016)
Fruit fly research from a Fresno State chemistry professor is playing a key role in developing a new approach to understand the role of environmental toxins in ALS and Alzheimer's disease.
http://www.thebusinessjournal.com/news/ ... s-research

Visalia MMA fighter ready to rumble
(Visalia Times-Delta © 01/22/2016)
The 28-year-old is training to get ready for Bellators MMA 148 card on Jan. 29 at the Save Mart Center on the campus of Fresno State. Tackett will make her debut on the preliminary card which begins at 4:45 p.m. The main card begins at 6 p.m. and will be broadcast on the cable channel Spike TV on tape delay at 9 p.m.
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/story/ ... /79201614/

Bay Area Author Publishes Book on 26 Diverse Women Throughout History
(Central California Life Magazine © 01/06/2016)
Together, Schatz and Stahl have sparked something that endures. They’ve committed to publishing additional A to Z books with an international focus; and just recently, Fresno State’s Henry Madden Library and its Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature hosted them on campus for a reception and book signing.
http://www.cencalilife.com/2016/01/06/9 ... ut-history