media Clips 11.22-26.2012

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media Clips 11.22-26.2012

Postby madona » Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:42 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

UCLA Disputes Being Ranked "Most Dangerous" in U.S.

(KTLA 5 News Los Angeles © 11/26/2012)
"Safety is a priority at UCLA, and we are proud of our record," Phil Hampton, the director of UCLA Media Relations, said in a statement. "To conclude that UCLA is somehow dangerous is a reckless mischaracterization of data," the statement added. Several other California schools made the list, including UC Berkeley (# 3), San Diego State University (# 7), [Fresno State] (#19) and UC Riverside (#24). ... 5129.story

Valley briefs: Fresno man named to cancer committee

(Fresno Bee © 11/25/2012)
Jason Bush, 42, has been an associate professor of cancer biology at Fresno State since 2012 and an assistant professor from 2006 to 2012. He was a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute from 2002 to 2006. ... named.html

Valadao win a ‘template’ for GOP?

(Hanford Sentinel (Sports) © 11/24/2012
David Schecter, a political science professor at California State University, Fresno, was quick to credit Valadao’s skills as a campaigner, his broad appeal and his sensitivity to Hispanic concerns. (Although he is of Portuguese descent, Valadao speaks Spanish and has called for comprehensive immigration reform). ... f887a.html

Hanford FFA wins back-to-back cotton state championships
(Hanford Sentinel (Sports) © 11/24/2012)
Fresno State held the 55th Annual Cotton Judging State Finals Contest Nov. 3. Hanford FFA had 15 members compete at this contest. The competition requires FFA members to evaluate cotton plants, bolls, seeds and lint, then justify their assessment of these samples through the presentation of a set of oral reasons to a judge. ... f887a.html

People in the News
(Central Valley Business Times © 11/23/2012)
Mr. Bush has served as associate professor of cancer biology at California State University, Fresno since 2012 and was assistant professor of cancer biology from 2006 to 2012.
http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.c ... /?ID=22351

Students try for large dessert world record
(Clovis Independent © 11/23/2012)
Four Fresno State marketing students are asking 800 people to bring their sweet teeth to a Dec. 1 attempt to break the world record for the World’s Largest Dessert Party at the Clovis Veterans Memorial Building. ... chop-shop/

College-for-all education policy not realistic
(Fresno Bee 11/24/2012)
FYI - That diversity represents a particular challenge for the public school system in educating six million students with such an astonishing array of backgrounds, not to mention the diversity of intelligence, talent and motivation that may be found in any student population, even monochromatic ones. ... k=misearch#storylink=cpy

Warzone: One last hurrah before a hiatus
(Fresno Bee 11/24/2012)
Our favorite scene from Fresno State's 48-15 paddling of Air Force on a splendid Saturday afternoon at Bulldog Stadium ... k=misearch#storylink=cpy

Thanksgiving Day News Briefs
(Central Valley Business Times © 11/22/2012)
CSU sees possible enrollment record ahead The fall 2013 application cycle appears to be on pace to set another record for California State University, which has five of its 23 campuses in the Central Valley. As of Nov. 18, CSU had received 368,157 applications an increase of about 7 percent from the same time last year ? and expects that number to nearly double by the time the priority application period closes on Nov. 30.
http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.c ... /?ID=22350

Fewer Valley shoppers are showing up this year
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 11/22/2012)
Fresno State marketing professor Bill Rice says businesses are jockeying for position when it comes to holiday dollars, so the shopping season is now encroaching on the actual holiday. ... id=8893487

Grand Marshal

(Sanger Herald 11/23/2012)
All thirteen of the District’s elementary schools were honored by the Bonner Center for Character Education at California State University Fresno for their outstanding school-wide Character Education programs in the spring of 2010 and the district has been recognized as the outstanding Community of Caring District in America by the National Center for Community of Caring at the University of Utah. ... 549578.txt
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