Media Clips 2.11.2016

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Media Clips 2.11.2016

Postby ucommstudent » Thu Feb 11, 2016 11:57 am


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Fresno State no longer under federal eye for Title IX gender equity
(Fresno Bee © 02/11/2016)
Fresno State is no longer under the nearly 25-year eye of federal Title IX investigators, university President Joseph Castro announced Wednesday morning. ... 65621.html

Scientists to speak about cool roof study in Fresno
(Fresno Bee © 02/11/2016)
The scientists will discuss their local research project on “Heat Island Effect and Energy Efficiency” during an event Feb. 19 hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council Central California. The program will be held 9 to 11 a.m. at the University Business Center at Fresno State. The event is free for building council members, $15 for non-members and $5 for students. ... 91866.html

5 Things To Do Today, Thursday, Feb. 11
(Fresno Bee © 02/11/2016)
Dr. Veena Howard will take a look at how Mahatma Gandhi faced social and political injustices with nonviolence activism and social experiences, like fasting. Fresno State, Satellite Student Union, Fresno, 559-278-2741. 7 p.m. ... 33241.html

Fresno State's Title IX Case Closed
(KMPH Fox 26 Fresno © 02/11/2016)
The Office of Civil Rights has closed it's Title IX case involving Fresno State. The University is in full compliance after taking 45 steps to accomplish gender equity and resolve a number of Title IX complaints. Fresno State is now among the national leaders in Title IX compliance. ... ase-closed

Title IX Case Closed Against Fresno State
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 02/11/2016)
Fresno State has been under the watch of the federal government for two decades, but the Office of Civil Rights finally closed its Title IX case against the school Wednesday. ... esno-state

Turkeys Denial of the Armenian Genocide
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 02/11/2016)
One and a half million lives lost. Families destroyed, property seized. The 1915 Genocide-- considered the first modern genocide-- forever changed Armenia and the Armenian people. Yet, the perpetrator, Turkey, has yet to acknowledge it. Umit Kurt is a graduate student and doctoral candidate from Clark University in Massachusetts. He spoke at Fresno State about what he witnessed first hand: Turkeys denialism. According to Kurt, Im from Turkey. Im a Turkish citizen. I came from the same culture, the same educational system which was based on this kind of denialism. Denial of the Armenian Genocide. ... n-genocide

UC Merced observes Ash Wednesday with first on-campus Mass
(Merced Sun-Star © 02/11/2016)
This was Bishop Ochoa’s first visit to the 10-year-old UC Merced campus. The bishop explained that he has presided over Ash Wednesday celebrations at Fresno State in the past, and it had been in his plans to travel to the youngest UC campus. ... 81151.html

U.S. Dept. of Ed. closes case against Fresno State
(Visalia Times-Delta © 02/11/2016)
On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights closed its case against Fresno State. “OCR has determined that the University has fully implemented all of the specific steps required,” the director of the Seattle office said in a letter to President Joseph I. Castro. ... /80194858/

Joseph Castro applauds 10 point improvement in Fresno State graduation rate
(Fresno Bee © 02/10/2016)
Graduation rates at Fresno State have improved more than 10 points to more than 58 percent, says Fresno State President Joseph Castro in this video, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. That is the six-year rate for completion. Fresno State is above the CSU average. Castro's goal is to reach 70 percent of students graduating in six years by 2023. ... 82346.html

New Hampshire Gamble Pays off for Kasich
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 02/10/2016)
There are winners are losers in every vote, but Fresno State Political Science Professor Thomas Holyoke says some losses sting more than others. This is not a good night for Hillary Clinton, Holyoke says. If she had just barely lost she could have spun it into a victory. That obviously didnt happen. Another big loser was Marco Rubio, who was expected to ride some Marco momentum after his surprise performance in Iowa. Tuesday night, Rubio blamed himself. ... for-kasich
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