Media Clips 3.2-7.2017

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Media Clips 3.2-7.2017

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New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman to speak at Fresno State
(FresnoBee © 03/06/2017)
New York Times foreign affairs columnist and bestselling author Thomas L. Friedman will give a free lecture at the Save Mart Center on April 19
http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/art ... 55113.html

CA Auditor: Fresno State Employee Paid Around $22K to Play Games, Watch Videos
(KMJ Now © 03/06/2017)
An unidentified Fresno State employee was paid around $22,000, for the time he spent watching YouTube videos, and playing online games in the office.
http://www.kmjnow.com/2017/03/02/fresno ... rt-3-2-17/

Fresno State newspaper up for awards
(Visalia Times-Delta © 03/06/2017)
Fresno State’s student newspaper, The Collegian, has been nominated for 13 awards by the California College Media Association. The annual competition includes schools in the California State University and University of California systems. Nominations include: Best Website, Best Editorial, Best Column, Best Arts and Entertainment article, best Newspaper Page Design, Best Headline...
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/story/ ... /79781242/

Fight food insecurity at Fresno State
(Your Central Valley © 03/06/2017)
Two community partners are teaming up to help students battle food insecurity with the Fresno State's March Match Up campaign.
http://www.yourcentralvalley.com/news/f ... /667329931

Kids Day turns 30. It's a beautiful thing for the Valley and its amazing children's hospital.
(Fresno Bee © 03/05/2017)
FYI - It is a beautiful thing. Everyone has oars in the water, rowing forward, with smiles on their faces. No division. No politics. Valley residents standing up for something they believe in and support with their hearts and dollars. It's coming Tuesday. Kids Day 2017. The 30th edition. About 7,000 volunteers will be on the streets of Fresno and surrounding areas selling a special edition of Th...
http://www.fresnobee.com/opinion/editor ... 60098.html

$3 million Save Mart Center tax refund lost because Fresno State filed claim too late
(Fresno Bee © 03/05/2017)
Fresno State's nonprofit association that operates the Save Mart Center has lost more than $3 million in potential tax refunds because it filed a tax appeal against Fresno County too late, the Fifth District Court of Appeal ruled.
http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/art ... 81653.html

The too-muchness of life
(Fresno Bee © 03/05/2017)
Next week I begin teaching a writing class for OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) at Fresno State.
http://www.fresnobee.com/opinion/opn-co ... 24788.html

Education Buzz for Sunday, March 5
(Fresno Bee © 03/05/2017)
More than 500 Fresno State and Fresno Pacific University students are expected to attend the 33rd annual Conference on Character and Civic Education on Friday.
http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/edu ... 70418.html

March Match-Up for Student Cupboard
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 03/04/2017)
Did you know that college students go hungry? Its a sad fact that Fresno State is trying to change with their student cupboard. They need your help to fill it during their March Match-Up Campaign.
http://www.yourcentralvalley.com/news/m ... /666404391


Dublin: Teens to publish 'Privileged, Not…
(Contra Costa Times © 03/03/2017)
Bathina, a former professor at [Fresno State], has done these kinds of projects before in other schools in more underprivileged areas of the Central Valley. Students in those schools have sold their books and kept the profits.
http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/03/03/ ... fect-book/

Bandgeek!: the definitive area concert list for March 2-8
(Fresno Bee © 03/03/2017)
W/Stephen Boe, violin; Limor Toren-Immerman, violin; Paul Coletti, viola; Michael Chang, viola; Lynn Harrell, cello and Thomas Loewenheim, cello. At Fresno State Concert Hall. 8 p.m. $10-$20.
http://www.fresnobee.com/entertainment/ ... 20848.html

More teamwork and creativity needed to address Valley water issues
(Fresno Bee © 03/03/2017)
Ellen Hanak is the director of the PPIC Water Policy Center and can be contacted at hanak@ppic.org. Sarge Green is a water management specialist with the California Water Institute at California State University, Fresno, and can be contacted at sgreen@csufresno.edu. They are coauthors of a new PPIC report, Water Stress and a Changing San Joaquin Valley.
http://www.fresnobee.com/opinion/reader ... 23253.html

Report shows misuse of California money by state employees
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 03/03/2017)
Investigators found the Fresno State employee used his work computer to visit nearly 50,000 web pages related to online videos and games over the course of a year. The state auditor's report estimated he may have spent 85 hours a month - about half of a typical 160-hour work month - visiting these sites.
http://abc30.com/education/report-shows ... s/1781958/

State workers wasted thousands of taxpayer dollars on the job, auditor's report finds
(Los Angeles Times © 03/03/2017)
A [Fresno State] library employee misused his university computer to visit more than 48,000 webpages over a 13-month period related to online videos and games that were not connected to his work. http://www.latimes.com/politics/essenti ... story.html

Report shows misuse of California money by state employees
(Porterville Recorder © 03/03/2017)
A California State University, Fresno employee was paid an estimated $22,000 for time he was playing online games and watching YouTube videos at work, according to a state auditor's report released Thursday.
http://www.recorderonline.com/news/stat ... 27e8b.html

Long smoke breaks and a 'do not hire' list: Audit details state worker misdeeds
(Sacramento Bee © 03/03/2017)
The video-game playing librarian, for instance, checked out more than 48,000 web pages that were not related to his work at California State University, Fresno. The audit estimated that this misused time may have the cost university as much as $22,208.
http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-gov ... 37333.html

Report: Misuse of California money by state employees
(San Mateo Daily Journal © 03/03/2017)
A California State University, Fresno employee was paid an estimated $22,000 for time he was playing online games and watching YouTube videos at work, according to a state auditors report released Thursday.
http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/ ... 76725.html

More teamwork and creativity needed to address Valley water issues
(The Fresno Bee © 03/03/2017)
Written by Ellen Hanak. Ellen Hanak is the director of the PPIC Water Policy Center and can be contacted at hanak@ppic.org. Sarge Green is a water management specialist with the California Water Institute at California State University, Fresno, and can be contacted at sgreen@csufresno.edu. They are coauthors of a new PPIC report, Water Stress and a Changing San Joaquin Valley. http://www.fresnobee.com/opinion/reader ... 23253.html

Warm February could be bad for crops
(The Mount Airy News © 03/03/2017)
It can cost $3,000 an acre for sprinklers, while a wind machine can run $10,000, said the viticulture instructor. Geller joined the college two and a half years ago after earning a master of science in viticulture and enology from California State University Fresno in 2012.
http://mtairynews.com/news/48844/warm-f ... -for-crops

Report shows misuse of California money by state employees
(The Washington Times © 03/03/2017)
A California State University, Fresno employee was paid an estimated $22,000 for time he was playing online games and watching YouTube videos at work, according to a state auditor’s report released Thursday.
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/201 ... y-state-e/

Women In Ag For Mentoring And Empowerment Honors Marlene Miyasakiat
(Agri Marketing © 03/02/2017)
Women in Ag for Mentoring and Empowerment (WAME)sent via AgPR--the news distribution service for agriculture Women in Ag for Mentoring and Empowerment (WAME), facebook.com/wame2017, honored California Women for Agriculture (CWA),CAwomen4ag.com, member Marlene Miyasakiat the Fertile Ground Award Luncheon for her dedication to the students at California State University, Fresno's Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (JCAST), fresnostate.edu/jcast, at the World Ag Expo on February 14, 2017.
http://agrimarketing.com/s/108650

3 arts events to see: Acclaimed Dance Theatre of Harlem, Lynn Harrell and 'H.M.S. Pinafore'
(Fresno Bee © 03/02/2017)
Along with Harrell, featured musicians are violinist Stephen Boe, a Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition prize winner; Paul Coletti, described by Fanfare magazine as “the best violist currently on the musical scene today”; violist Michael Chang, a faculty member at California State University, Fullerton; and Fresno State music professors Limor Toren-Immerman on violin and Loewenheim on cello.
http://www.fresnobee.com/entertainment/ ... 18478.html

Long smoke breaks and a "do not hire" list: Audit details state worker misdeeds
(Sacramento Bee © 03/02/2017)
The video-game playing librarian, for instance, checked out more than 48,000 web pages that were not related to his work at California State University, Fresno.
http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-gov ... 37333.html

Women in Ag Honor California's Marlene Miyasakiat
(USAgNet © 03/02/2017)
Women in Ag for Mentoring and Empowerment honored California Women for Agriculture member Marlene Miyasakiat for her dedication to the students at California State University, Fresno's Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology.
http://www.usagnet.com/story-national.p ... 46&yr=2017
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