Media Clips 2.24.2016

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Media Clips 2.24.2016

Postby ucommstudent » Wed Feb 24, 2016 9:59 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

Driverless shuttle tested at Fresno State
(IT Business Net © 02/24/2016)
A self-driving campus shuttle gets first test in U.S. at Fresno State. ... te-4305971

Fresno State students and staffed showed off self-driving shuttle
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 02/24/2016)
Fresno State engineering students and staff revealed the ride of the future on campus Tuesday morning. Demonstrations were given of a new four-passenger self-driving shuttle. ... e/1216268/

Fresno State First To Demo Varden Labs Self-driving Shuttle
(KMJ Now © 02/24/2016)
Fresno State engineering students, First Lady Mary G. Castro and Victor E. Bulldog III went along for a ride in a self-driving, electric shuttle on Tuesday, February. 23rd outside the Engineering East building on campus. ... g-shuttle/

GMOs Stir Debate in Central Valley
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 02/24/2016)
You have to be a very discerning consumer to be able to figure out what it is that you want, said Annette Levi, the department chair of the Agricultural Business Department at Fresno State University. When you see those labels, your paying a little extra for that because the company had to do that. ... ral-valley

Creators show off their self-driving shuttle at Fresno State
(Fresno Bee © 02/23/2016)
Officials from Varden Labs, a Silicon Valley startup, showed off their electric, autonomous shuttle at Fresno State on Tuesday morning. ... 74477.html

Lyles leader should exhibit integrity
(Fresno Bee © 02/23/2016)
According to Investigative Report 15-92 dated Feb. 12 , the now former director of the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fresno State had numerous actual conflicts of interest and the appearance of conflicts of interest. ... 41727.html

After Trump-Hitler controversy, Fresno State distances itself from student newspaper
(Fresno Bee © 02/23/2016)
A day after Fresno State's newspaper sparked controversy with its front page comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler, student writers " and university officials " were distancing The Collegian from the university. ... 04972.html

4.9 magnitude earthquake in Wasco
(KFSN ABC 30 Fresno © 02/23/2016)
The Fresno State professor Action News spoke with said the magnitude 4.9 earthquake is not a very large quake for our area when compared to other parts of the state. Doctor John Wakabayashi of the university's geology department said it is not unusual to feel distant earthquakes in the Central Valley but it is very unusual to have one in the Central Valley. ... o/1215593/

Fresno States self-driving shuttle
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 02/23/2016)
Its national engineers week and Lyles College of Engineering at Fresno State is celebrating with a series of events. The race towards perfecting autonomous technology or self-driving vehicles, is on. ... esno-state

Fresno State and the Middle Class Scholarship
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 02/23/2016)
Some students may be under the impression they cant qualify for a scholarships because their parents income doesnt fall under the required minimum. It doesn't help that tuition prices are increasing, or that many students don't understand how financial aid works. Fresno State is trying to change all that by implementing the middle class scholarship. ... cholarship

Self-driving campus shuttle tested at Fresno State
(KSEE 24 News (Fresno) © 02/23/2016)
Students at Fresno State are driving new technology... by not driving. A driverless campus shuttle is getting its first ever test drive on a real college campus. Dean of Engineering Ram Nunna says hosting the trial at Fresno State benefits their students. This new technology gives our students new ways to connect back with companies If you talk to the founders, they're young people just like our students. ... esno-state

Fresno State reclassified as doctoral university
(Porterville Recorder © 02/23/2016)
Fresno State has been reclassified as a doctoral university in the 2015 edition of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education rankings system, which identifies American institutions of higher education for comparisons. ... fc272.html

PC could become FSU feeder; public hearing scheduled
(Porterville Recorder © 02/23/2016)
Fresno State will hold a public hearing today in Visalia on its proposal to expand the list of "local area" transfer schools. ... 69343.html

Poet Laureate Herrera wins LA Times Book Prize
(The Business Journal © 02/23/2016)
Former Fresno State professor, Fowler native and U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera was recently named the winner of the 2015 Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement.The Los Angeles Times has named U.S. Poet Laureate and Central Valley native Juan Felipe Herrera the 2015 winner of the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement. ... book-prize
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