Media Clips 11.13.2012

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Media Clips 11.13.2012

Postby madona » Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:06 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

Ag leaders differ on mandatory nitrogen budgets
( © 11/13/2012)
The agribusiness conference was sponsored by Fresno State’s Center for Agricultural Business, the California Agricultural Technology Institute and Bank of America ... t=material

Cal State students want fee hikes postponed
( © 11/13/2012)
A group of California State University students say they plan to ask the board of trustees to postpone a set of proposed tuition hikes while the effect of the increases is further studied. ... index.html

CSU: Proposed fees not about the budget
(Modesto Bee © 11/13/2012)
[Fresno State], student Whitney Jenkins said she is a “supersenior” who would have to pay dearly under the plan. But she said it’s not her fault she’s in her sixth year of college. ... t-the.html

Farmworkers’ Endless Worry: Tainted Tap Water
(New York Times (State Version) © 11/13/2012)
Many such communities started as farm labor camps without infrastructure, said John A. Capitman, a professor at California State University, Fresno, and the executive director of the Central Valley Health Policy Institute. ... ef=us&_r=0

CSU trustees to consider higher fees
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 11/12/2012)
High school senior Taciana Fields was taking advantage of a quiet campus this Veterans Day holiday to take a tour of Fresno State. She and her mother say they were happy to see Proposition 30 pass last week because it meant tuition wouldn't go up at CSU campuses again this fall. ... id=8883065

Focus on Education (11-12-12)
(Modesto Bee © 11/12/2012)
Trustees will hear a report on common core standards and discuss board policies regarding charter petitions. The board is expected to approve an agreement with California State University, Fresno, to allow student teachers from the speech-language pathology program. ... 12-12.html

Merced County freeway project turns up mammoth bones, fossils
(Modesto Bee © 11/12/2012)
Based on the geologic formation, Robert Dundas, associate professor of vertebrate paleontology at California State University, Fresno, said the fossils could be 10,000 to 70,000 years old. ... a-lot.html

Valley veterans tell their stories of service and sacrifice
(Fresno Bee © 11/11/2012)
The son of a career Army officer, Paul Troop joined the Navy and became a medic. During his second hitch in Vietnam, he was a medevac corpsman assigned to the Marines and assisted in helicopter evacuations of wounded. After leaving the military, he worked for the Veterans Administration for 36 years. Now living in Modesto, he is working on his master's degree in geology at Fresno State. ... ories.html

Election 2012: Fresno teachers union suffered rare loss
(Fresno Bee © 11/11/2012)
"They have been a little -- I think to put it mildly -- disorganized themselves, fighting over who their leader is," said Tom Holyoke, a political science professor at Fresno State. "The disorganization does not help you mount a political effort." ... fered.html

Parlez-vous des vins Fresno?
(Central Valley Business Times © 11/10/2012)
The winery operated by Fresno State University will hold its observance of the French tradition, Le Vin Nouveau, on Nov. 15.
http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.c ... /?ID=22264

Thumbs up, thumbs down
(Fresno Bee © 11/10/2012)
Thumbs up to Manuel Olgin, who was awarded the El Fuego Nuevo (the New Flame) award at the Association of Mexican American Educators conference. Olgin, leadership development instructor at the Madera Community College Center, was instrumental in starting the Chicano commencement celebration at Fresno State and is founding president of the Fresno State Chicano Alumni Association, according to Vida en el Valle. He has been an important role model throughout his career. ... -down.html

CSU Proposes Super Senior Fees
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 11/10/2012)
“Super Seniors” is a name used for college students who already have enough units to graduate, but are still in school. There are about 9,000 of them currently enrolled in California State Universities. CSU officials have come up with a plan to encourage them to graduate faster, make them pay more. ... 26721.html

Who's who of biz community named 'Central Valley Legends'
(The Business Journal © 11/09/2012)
From left, Pete Mehas, Joe Levy, Carol Chandler, Claude Laval, Bill Smittcamp (accepting for father Earl), Fred Ruiz, Manuel Cunha, Helen Smades, John Welty and Dick Johanson (face obscured). About 200 business leaders turned out last night to honor The Business Journal's "Central Valley Legends," or the top 20 most influential business people of the last 20 years. ... ey-legends
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