Media Clips 12.1.2016

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Media Clips 12.1.2016

Postby madona » Thu Dec 01, 2016 11:30 am


These media clips are provided by the Office of University Communications at California State University, Fresno. They are intended for the internal use of California State University, Fresno and should not be redistributed. If you want to print a story, do so now before the link expires. Questions and submissions may be sent to

20 Things You Didn't Know About 'Sully'
( © 12/01/2016)
Having witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” along with the rest of the world, the librarians at the California State University, Fresno, were shocked to receive a call from Captain Sullenberger himself concerning the fate of its copy of Just Culture: Balancing Safety and Accountability. The book, which Sully had borrowed via his local library, had gone down with the disabled airliner. Struck by his sense of responsibility over the late fees in light of the extraordinary circumstances by which the book was lost, the library did him one better: waiving all fees and placing a template in the replacement book dedicating it to him. ... bout-Sully

Agriculture: Putting the Steam in STEM Degrees at US Universities
(Ag © 12/01/2016)
In California’s fertile valley, Fresno State’s chair of the Department of Industrial Technology Athanasios Alexandrou, reports a similar experience, particularly for the food and agriculture industry. ... rsity.html

Fresno State Viticulture and Enology Department Shines, But Needs New Director
(California Ag Today © 12/01/2016)
No doubt, the Fresno State Viticulture and Enology Department is important not only to the Central San Joaquin Valley, but also to all of California’s agricultural areas. Nat DiBuduo, president, Fresno-based Allied Grape Growers, and a 1973 Fresno State alumnus, said Fresno State’s top administration is exceptionally dedicated to the department. ... epartment/

Bernards Tackles Santa Monica College Facilities
(Commercial Property Executive © 12/01/2016)
At [Fresno State], Bernards was working over the summer to complete a $9.5 million multi-use facility that was set to open in August in time for the fall 2016 semester. The 22,000-square-foot building was designed by Paul Halajian Architects and featured a physical therapy facility, faculty offices, two research labs, a conference room and office suites for six athletic departments. ... acilities/

40 Under 40 honors young Central Valley professionals
(Fresno Bee © 12/01/2016)
Daniel R. Bernard, California State University, Fresno ... 20398.html

Fresno State needs 'bold, new' academics, not student union
(Fresno Bee © 12/01/2016)
My physics lab instructor writes on a chalkboard. A chalkboard. He always dresses nicely by wearing a button-up shirt and black pants to class, which become inevitably covered in white dust. ... 52903.html

Trump fans, like Hitler, see professors as enemies
(Fresno Bee © 12/01/2016)
Steve Tyllesen's letter to The Bee (Nov. 17) attacks Fresno State philosophy Professor Andrew Fiala and the educational establishment. He says . Fiala is among the vast majority of educators in this country who are not interested in teaching their students to think for themselves, but rather to think like they do." ... 45923.html

Fresno State holding baby race
(KFSN ABC 30 © 12/01/2016)
It is never too early to become a part of the redwave. And an event next weekend is giving local babies a chance to show their Fresno State spirit. ... e/1633312/ ... e/1633312/

Fresno LGBT advocate has been invited to bring his work to the White House
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 12/01/2016)
Justin Kamimoto is gearing up for the trip of a lifetime. It may be the Fresno State grads first time in Washington DC, but like most business done at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, he will be a part of history. ... e/1633284/

Helping Hams aims to help those in need
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 12/01/2016)
The Fresno State sponsored food drive kicked off earlier this month and is on the way to reaching its goal. ... d/1632366/

Fresno State Opera
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 12/01/2016)
A Mexican Folktale comes to life for young children thanks to opera students at Fresno State. ... tate-opera

Colleges reach out to president-elect on behalf of undocumented students
(Los Angeles Our Weekly © 12/01/2016)
CSU -The leaders of the California State University, University of California and California Community College systems sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump recently, asking that he maintain a program sparing people who were brought to the country illegally as minors from deportation, so they can pursue higher education. ... -undocume/

Provide counseling for all elections
(The Fresno Bee © 12/01/2016)
I was appalled to read in The Bee that Fresno State is offering counseling for students because Donald Trump won the presidential election. ... 44178.html

Push is on for hemp farmingl
(The Sentinel © 12/01/2016)
Meyer said he contacted officials at California State University, Fresno, and California State University, Bakersfield, to see if they were interested in working with him on a hemp-growing project. ... a9ef2.html

'Makerspaces' for science instruction also proving helpful for English learners
(EdSource © 11/30/2016)
Valadez also is working with Fresno State University to set up a teacher-training program next summer for teachers to learn how to establish a makerspace at their schools. Valadez said he intends to hold the training at his science, art and music academy, SAM Academy for short, located a few blocks from Wilson Elementary. ... ers/572782

Saint Agnes gives $2.1 million in charity care, most of money goes to Saint Agnes hospice
(Fresno Bee © 11/30/2016)
The hospital has awarded $1.6 million to Saint Agnes Home Health and Hospice and $125,000 each to Clinica Sierra Vista, WestCare California, Fresno State Foundation and Camarena Health. The distribution has raised eyebrows among some community activists. ... 11898.html

5 Things To Do Today, Wednesday, Nov. 30
(Fresno Bee © 11/30/2016)
Dr. Khatchig Mouradian will speak on “A Tale of Two Midwives: The Notebooks of Siphora and Nuritza Shnorhokian of Aintab, 1890-1930.” The women helped with thousands of births post-genocide. Fresno State University Business Center, 5245 N. Backer Ave., Fresno, 559-278-2669, ... 17723.html

GAO: About $108 billion in student loan debt to be forgiven
( © 11/30/2016)
PHOTO - Fresno State students clap for speakers during the university's commencement program at the Save Mart Center, Saturday, May 21, 2016. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ... 20018.html

Doug Hansen Illustrates A "Magic" California In New Children's Book
(VPR © 11/29/2016)
Doug Hansen Illustrates A "Magic" California In New Children's Book (Tuesday,11/29/2016 © VPR) Now an art professor at Fresno State, Hansen has taken his love of illustrating California scenes into a new field - children's books. ... drens-book
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