Media Clips 10.5.2012

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Media Clips 10.5.2012

Postby madona » Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:52 am


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Local events for the week of Oct. 5-11
(Fresno Bee © 10/05/2012)
Local jazz A-list 8 p.m. Monday / Fresno State Concert Hall, 798 E. Keats Ave. / $5-$7 / (559) 278-2654 ... f-oct.html

Famed Alexander quartet reconnects
(Fresno Bee © 10/05/2012)
The acclaimed San Francisco-based Alexander String Quartet, which has performed for three decades in major music capitals around the world, has a lot of fans in Fresno. That's because the quartet has performed many times at California State University's Summer Arts program, which had a long run at Fresno State. ... nects.html

Celebrating Gandhi
(Fresno Bee © 10/05/2012)
Mahatma Gandhi, the great spiritual social and political leader of India, is considered the most revered figure of the 20th century. Though Gandhi's birthday has now become an international observance, Fresno State has been commemorating his birthday since 1990 with a powerful message of "Stop the Hate, Stop the Violence, Build a Culture of Peace." ... andhi.html

EDITORIAL: Tree Fresno offers vision for improving our community
(Fresno Bee © 10/05/2012)
Tree Fresno has moved its offices to the Fresno State campus, and is pushing several proposals, including developing a Valley Arboretum that the group's leaders say would be a signature amenity for our region. The trail system arboretum could link the San Joaquin River, the Kings River, regional parks and entertainment districts. ... ision.html

McElwain: The Fresno State coach who got away?
(Fresno Bee © 10/05/2012)
Maybe Fresno State would be undefeated and nationally ranked and Bulldogs fans would've had a more immediate reason to come out and watch. Or maybe the Bulldogs would have a losing record, look too much like they did under former coach Pat Hill and have quickly turned off fans. ... coach.html

Calif State University system picks new chancellor
(Hanford Sentinel © 10/05/2012)
The California State University system on Thursday selected a new chancellor to lead the nation's largest collection of four-year colleges as it faces significant financial and academic challenges. ... 974a8.html

UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy P. White to head Cal State system
(Los Angeles Times © 10/05/2012)
Originally from Buenos Aires, White took advantage of every level of the state's education system, attending Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill and earning a bachelor's degree from Cal State Fresno, a master's from Cal State Hayward (now East Bay) and a doctorate in exercise physiology from UC Berkeley. ... 0672.story

Timothy White of UC named CSU chancellor

(San Francisco Chronicle © 10/05/2012)
A University of California chancellor will become the new leader of the 23-campus California State University system, CSU trustees said Thursday. ... 919291.php

Former UC Riverside Chancellor to Manage 23-Campus Cal State System
(University of California Daily Nexus © 10/05/2012)
White attended Cal State Fresno and Cal State East Bay before moving on to UC Berkeley, where he taught as a professor in the Department of Human Biodynamics and later worked as the Department Chair. In addition, he served as Chair of the University of Michigan’s Department of Movement Science and worked as a research scientist at the campus’s Institute of Gerontology. ... te-system/

Valley residents rate presidential debate

(Fresno Bee © 10/04/2012)
Daniel Harrison, 21, a former Democrat who is now the chairman of the College Republicans at Fresno State, said that as a result of the debate independents will not have a hard time differentiating between candidates. ... ebate.html

Senator Rubio discusses education
(The Collegian - 10/5/2012)
State Senator Michael J. Rubio made an appearance at the Fresno State Free Speech Area Thursday at 3 p.m. to discuss issues affecting students. ... education/

Presidential debate watch hosted on campus

(The Collegian - 10/5/2012)
Fresno State students packed the Alice Peters Auditorium Wednesday night for a presidential debate viewing between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. ... on-campus/

How to Counter Obama's Blame Bush Argument
(American Thinker)
Dr. Jason Kissner is associate professor of criminology at California State University, Fresno. You can reach him at ... z28RTaIT2f

New Boss for Cal State
(Inside Higher Ed - 10/5/2012)
At least White, 63, is no stranger to the state’s budget woes. The chancellor of the University of California at Riverside since 2008, White has plenty of California cred. He attended institutions in all three of the state’s public higher systems, starting at Diablo Valley College, getting a bachelor’s degree from Cal State's Fresno campus, a master's from the East Bay campus and eventually earning his Ph.D. at UC Berkeley, where he later served as a professor of human biodynamics. (Note: This paragraph has been changed to correct an error.) ... chancellor
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