Media Clips 7.14-16.12

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Media Clips 7.14-16.12

Postby ucommstudent » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:33 am


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Gameday in a Box Offered for Bulldog Football Faithful
(Business Street 7/16/2012)
With the kickoff of the 2012 Bulldog football season coming up fast on September 1, Fresno State Athletics has partnered with the Fresno State Alumni Association to bring the Red Wave everything needed to show their loyalty in one package to help support scholarships.

CHARLES BOYER: Historic lessons for the future of higher education
(Fresno Bee © 07/16/2012)
Today, there are 106 land-grant colleges and universities in the United States and its associated territories including the University of California system, Texas A&M, Cornell University and the University of Arizona. But the impact of the Morrill Act extends far beyond the campuses the legislation helped to establish. Morrill's vision created the foundation for public higher education in the U.S., including Fresno State and the entire California State University system.

Bulldog Academy accepting applications
(Selma Enterprise © 07/16/2012)
Applications are now being accepted for the Bulldog Academy. Beginning Sept. 4 through Nov. 6, the Office of Community and Economic Development at California State University, Fresno will host the Academy, which will be held at the university on consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. A full schedule will be available prior to the first meeting.

The Maddy Report: High-speed rail
(Visalia Times-Delta © 07/16/2012)
High Speed Rail: Decision Time? is the topic of discussion with guests Dr. Brian Weatherford from the Legislative Analyst?s Office and author of a recent report on the new High Speed Rail business plan and Thomas Fellenz, California High Speed Authority?s Chief Legal Counsel and Acting CEO.

Fresno State's apricots
(Fresno Bee © 07/15/2012)
A letter published July 12 raised concern about a Fresno State apricot crop. I would like to address why we've let the fruit fall to the ground. Our Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology's University Agricultural Laboratory (farm) serves as the field-based laboratory for instruction, research, outreach and community engagement. Our farm directly involves students in growing, harvesting, processing and packaging food products, then marketing them through our Gibson Farm Market.

Summer Farm Festival showcases Fresno State produce
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 07/15/2012)
Hundreds of people attended Fresno State's sixth annual Summer Farm Festival on Saturday. Related ContentMore: AM Live Ag Report Archives The festival celebrates the summer season and showcases the student run market and its products. Students grow the fruits and the vegetables and then sell them to the public.

Fresh And Tasty At Fresno State Farm Market Festival
(KMPH Fox 26 Fresno © 07/15/2012)
Once a year Fresno State puts on display what it produces down on the farm. You can start with wine, add a heaping plate of vegetables, toss in some fruit and don't forget the ice cream. There were plenty of things to taste including corn and sausage fresh off the grill at the sixth annual Fresno State Farm Market Festival on campus.

SAN MARCOS: CSUSM seminar cultivates interest in wine-making
(North County Times © 07/15/2012)
A wine-making workshop at Cal State San Marcos aims to stir North County's interest in the craft, with advice for both amateur and professional vintners. The day-long workshop on July 28 will cover the fundamentals of viticulture and wine-making, with a lecture by John Giannini, a faculty member at California State University Fresno's Department of Viticulture and Enology.

Fiala on ethics: Should eaters of chicken decry cockfighting?
(Fresno Bee © 07/14/2012)
Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of the Ethics Center at California State University, Fresno. He has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from UCLA and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Vanderbilt University.

EDITORIAL: Thumbs up, thumbs down
(Fresno Bee © 07/14/2012)
Thumbs up to Fresno businesswoman and Fresno State alumna Tamsen Nichols Munger, who pledged $100,000 to establish an endowment for students majoring in geology, physics, mathematics or chemistry in Fresno State's College of Science and Mathematics. The Tamsen Nichols Munger Scholars Program will provide scholarships of up to $4,000 to one or two students each year. Munger said she wanted students interested in the physical sciences to have opportunities similar to those she had at Fresno State. She graduated in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in geology. Munger retired in 2009 from Tamsen Munger Fine Gifts on North Blackstone Avenue. She spent more than 20 years building up the nationally known gallery specializing in aviation and maritime art.

Who's most likely to end up in cuffs for DUI
(Visalia Times-Delta © 07/14/2012)
In all likelihood, the high numbers of Hispanic arrests are related to the population, but if the number of arrests tops the population, one would consider other reasons as to why the numbers are skewed,? said Bernadette Muscat, the chair of the California State University, Fresno criminology department.

Fresno Arts Council picks two to honor
(Central Valley Business Times © 07/13/2012)
Thomas Loewenheim, a Fresno State music professor, and Chris Hays, and alumna and Fresno art gallery founder, are to be honored by the Fresno Arts Council at its 27th annual Horizon Awards ceremony. The event is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 15, at the Council Chambers at Fresno City Hall (2600 Fresno St.) in downtown Fresno. The awards recognize significant arts contributions to the Fresno community by individuals, organizations and businesses. Mr. Loewenheim joined the Fresno State faculty in 2007 and is the conductor of the University Orchestra and a professor of cello and strings.

This weekend in Fresno
(Fresno Examiner © 07/13/2012)
Saturday July 14 is the infamous Fresno State Farm Market Summer Festival. It goes from 9a.m. to 1p.m. and it's a fantastic way to spend the day with the kids. They have all kinds of stuff going on with free samples of many of their delicous products. The festival is located at 5370 N. Chestnut Ave. The best part? It's completely free to attend.

Fresno St market holding weekend produce event
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 07/13/2012)
This week's warmup has helped ripen many crops at Fresno State's farm, keeping ag students quite busy on campus. Related ContentMore: AM Live Ag Report Archives The scramble for freshly picked sweet corn is always a sight to behold. More than 330-thousand ears of corn have already been sold, but shoppers know the Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market at Fresno State offers so much more, including tasty tomatoes and grapes.

Ripe To Rot, Thousands Of Fresno State Apricots Left To Spoil
(KMPH Fox 26 Fresno © 07/13/2012)
"Just waste," Paula Robinson said as she looked out over a large apricot orchard at Fresno State. "It's such good fruit. It's so hard to get really tree–ripened fresh fruit and it's going to waste," she said. So she called Fresno State to find out why. "Back in March, when we had the storms come through, this particular orchard did get the hail damage," Mike Mosinski, Fresno State interim farm manager, said.
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