Media Clips 6.3-5.2017

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Media Clips 6.3-5.2017

Postby madona » Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:24 am


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Why did Fresno State cancel a search for a professorship named after Edward Said?
( © 06/05/2017)
Despite settling on a group of finalists for the position who met that criterion and others, Fresno State has canceled the job search for this year, saying it will try again in 2018. ... ward-said/

5 Things To Do Today, Monday, June 5 | Learn something new
(Fresno Bee © 06/05/2017)
Central Valley Cafe Scientifique Join Karine Gousset, assistant biology professor at Fresno State, as she explains cell-to-cell communication in multicellular organisms. ... 06189.html

Letter to Chancellor White and President Castro Regarding the Edward Said Professorship at the California State University
( © 06/05/2017)
Dear Chancellor White and President Castro: We write to you on behalf of the Committee on Academic Freedom of the Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) to express our deep concern about Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Rudy Sanchez’s abrupt cancellation of the search for the Edward Said Professorship in Middle East Studies at California State University, Fresno. Based on the evidence available to us it appears that the AVP Sanchez’s action violated generally accepted academic procedures and standards and thereby undermines academic freedom at CSU. ... -castro-re

Panel talks marijuana debate, Valadao challenger
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 06/05/2017)
KSEE24 Political Analyst Jim Verrosand Fresno State Political Science professor Lisa Bryant talk hot topics with Evan Onstot on Sunday Morning Matters. ... /729562503

The Campus Speech Police Come to Fresno State
(National Review Online © 06/05/2017)
Nobody, however, has done more to reveal the true nature of modern progressives’ illiberalism than Fresno State professor Gregory Thatcher. Thanks to cell-phone video and a timely complaint filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom , Thatcher’s utter contempt for contrary political thought was exposed after he directed students to scrub pro-life messages that had been scrawled on campus sidewalks by the Fresno State chapter of Students for Life. ... e-students

California State University Halts Middle East Studies Search Due to Outside Pressure
( © 06/05/2017)
Administrators shut down the hiring process to fill the Edward Said Professorship in Middle East Studies at California State University [Fresno State], on April 26 after pro-Israel advocacy groups allegedly raised an outcry over the candidates being considered by an academic search committee. ... e-pressure

Do the "Jewish people" worldwide have a legal right to self determination in Palestine?
( © 06/05/2017)
For some time now, the discourse on Israel has been shifting from a place where Israeli “hasbara” disinformation had the upper hand no matter where one turned, to a place where Israeli criminal policies are more frankly discussed and the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS), which is now championed by some academic associations, church groups and labor unions in the United States and elsewhere. ... n-deleted/

'Star Wars ' DreamWorks and more represented as CSU Summer Arts returns to Fresno
(Fresno Bee © 06/04/2017)
After five years away from the Valley, CSU Summer Arts is returning to Fresno State with a full schedule packed with student showcases and performances from a star-studded list of guest artists. ... 67669.html

The Board Room for June 5
(Fresno Bee © 06/04/2017)
The Fresno State Trademark Licensing Program , under the leadership of Clarence Chiong, was recognized as the national collegiate licensing program of the year, earning the 2017 Synergy Award from the International Collegiate Licensing Association. ... 66844.html

Fresno State Sweet Corn Now On Sale – Customers Line Up For "Corn Fix"
( © 06/04/2017)
Fresno State sweet corn is now on sale, with hundreds of people gathering early Friday morning to be the first in the Central Valley to get their hands on some of the locally grown produce. ... -corn-fix/

Spelling Bee announcer Paul Loeffler calls Fresno girl)s performance extraordinary
(Fresno Bee © 06/03/2017)
To be a kid from the Valley and advance ... itâ€(tm)s an incredible achievement,†said Loeffler, a Los Banos native who now does sports broadcasting in Fresno and is the voice of the Fresno State athletics. ... 00644.html

No more urgent task than to create a world where children don't get murdered
(Fresno Bee © 06/03/2017)
Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of The Ethics Center at Fresno State: @PhilosophyFiala ... 33489.html

Fresno State sets record for first-day sweet corn sales: 38,586 ears
(Fresno Bee © 06/03/2017)
The long-awaited start of the sweet corn season produced a bumper crop of customers and sales on Friday, with a record 38,586 ears sold at the Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market on campus, Fresno State reported Saturday. Corn sales rang up a record $15,834 on the registers, said Jeremy Lewis, the market’s manager. ... 13609.html

Conflict Over Cancellation of Prof Search
(GV Wire © 06/03/2017)
Fresno State was looking to hire a professor for its Middle East Studies Program. In the university hierarchy, the program is within the Department of Philosophy, which itself is in the College of Arts Humanities. ... of-search/

Fresno State Sweet Corn on sale now
(KMPH Fox 26 Fresno © 06/03/2017)
The famous Fresno State Sweet Corn went on sale Friday morning at Fresno State Gibson Farm Market. ... n-sale-now

Fresno State sweet corn for sale
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 06/03/2017)
Fresno State sweet corn for sale ... /729730971

Fresno State honors gay foster dad
(Los Angeles Blade © 06/03/2017)
Eric Calderon-Phangrath does not see himself as an LGBT activist or as a guy whose goal it is to promote an LGBT equality agenda. But on May 19, in front of 4,305 people gathered on the Fresno State University Campus for a commencement ceremony of the University’s school of education, he symbolized LGBT Pride, inclusion, and equality. ... oster-dad/

Corn season kicks off at the Fresno State Gibson Farm Market
(Fresno Bee © 06/02/2017)
Jun 02, 2017 Fresno State promises there will be plenty of white and yellow ears of corn for everyone. The season runs about 12 weeks. Aleksandra Konstantinovic The Fresno Bee ... 27439.html
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