Media Clips 1.30-2.1.2016

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Media Clips 1.30-2.1.2016

Postby ucommstudent » Mon Feb 01, 2016 10:45 am


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Business calendar for week of Feb. 1
(Fresno Bee © 01/31/2016)
Institute for Family Business Fresno State, 5200 N. Barton Ave., Fresno, 559-278-5662, Free. 4-6 p.m. ... 00243.html

Federal judge dismisses appeals on Chukchansi tribal government
(Fresno Bee © 01/31/2016)
Although tribes have sovereignty, the ability for tribal governments to make decisions for themselves is tempered somewhat when gaming is involved, said Kenneth Hansen, a Fresno State political science professor with expertise in American Indian issues. ... 97338.html

Fresno State hosts 43rd Chicano Youth Conference
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 01/31/2016)
The 43rd Chicano Youth Conference was held Saturday at Fresno State. ... e/1180944/

Fresno County food production facility to close in March
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 01/31/2016)
Dr. William Rice, a professor of marketing at Fresno State, understands why the gates on the plant are permanently closing. "If you have aa entrepreneur who wants to buy the plant and is willing to leave or have less efficiency in the equipment they'll buy that and probably on an individual case make a profit off of it," Rice explained. "But big corporations cannot when they have inefficiencies of production and aging equipment. ... h/1181478/

Maddy Report for Sunday, Jan. 31
(Fresno Bee © 01/30/2016)
“College Grads: Can the Valley Grow Its Own?” with guests Debbie Young, director of the Career Development Center at Fresno State; Jeffrey Michael, director of the Career Development Center at University of the Pacific; and Garo Kalfayan, dean of the School of Business and Public Administration at California State University, Bakersfield. Hosted by Mark Keppler. ... 27248.html

Editorial: Going for the 'ouch' on Cal State graduation rates
(Fresno Bee © 01/30/2016)
The system's Valley campuses fall in the middle: Fresno State and CSU Stanislaus graduate 16% of students within four year; CSU Bakersfield's rate is 15%. ... 65918.html

Fresno Pacific provost is stepping down
(Fresno Bee © 01/30/2016)
The Fresno State student-run Geomatics Engineering Club hosted its 55th annual conference Friday and Saturday, giving students an opportunity to check out the latest technologies in land surveying. ... 35668.html

Hoover High holds poetry slam
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 01/30/2016)
Organizers say this particular genre of poetry is mean to be political and allow students to voice and share their ideas and experiences. "Something that sounds pleasing to the ear," teacher Kristen Norton said. "There should be rhythm, there should be devices like metaphors or personification that make it separate from just a speech on an issue." Fresno's poet laureate Lee Herrick and Fresno State professor and author Connie Hales served as judges. ... m/1180141/

Andrew Fiala on Ethics: Big boys do, and should, cry
(Fresno Bee © 01/29/2016)
Male politicians have shed gallons of tears. John Boehner cried more than once, including during the Pope's visit to Congress. Chris Christie recently admitted to crying during Hurricane Sandy and after sharing a hug with Bruce Springsteen.Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of The Ethics Center at Fresno State. Contact him: ... 73573.html

Design Science students test themselves in upcoming Academic Decathlon
(Fresno Bee © 01/29/2016)
On Saturday, Design Science will compete against eight other high schools in their new division at the 34th annual Fresno County Academic Decathlon at Fresno State, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The competition, which will include high schools in other divisions, will continue Feb. 6 at Central High School East's campus from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. ... 49458.html

Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down
(Fresno Bee © 01/29/2016)
Thumbs up to Jennifer Alcorn and her bootcamp fitness students, veterans service organization Team AMVETS, for leading 200-plus community members, veterans and families from Campus Pointe shopping center on a walk around Fresno State en mass. The march is intended to raise awareness about veteran suicides. Statistically, 22 veterans take their own lives daily and the group hopes to change that. ... 03763.html

Faculty union does not do the hiring
(Fresno Bee © 01/29/2016)
In a recent Valley Voices (Jan. 28), Professor Mark Somma raises the issue of increased reliance on part-time, temporary instructors at Fresno State and throughout the California State University system. ... 92583.html

Henry R. Perea says he'll run for Fresno mayor
(Fresno Bee © 01/29/2016)
Another compelling storyline is that Perea is trying to do what his son, former Assembly Member Henry T. Perea, couldn't in 2008 when he ran for mayor and lost to Swearengin. Tom Holyoke, a Fresno State political science professor, says the elder Perea is a smart politician who isn't entering the race blindly. ... 29678.html
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