Media Clips 4.22-24.2017

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Media Clips 4.22-24.2017

Postby ucommstudent » Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:49 pm


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Texas Tech Receives Two Grants from USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture
( © 04/24/2017)
"The ultimate goal of this project is to do our part in reducing hunger on a global scale," Todd Brashears said. "Our faculty and partners from the University of Houston and California State University-Fresno are passionate about improving the quality of life for people worldwide." ... griculture

New report names Fresno among best places to live if you're a teacher
(Fresno Bee © 04/24/2017)
FYI -Her team has been traveling across the country to tap perspective teachers, and has put ads in newspapers near Los Angeles and San Diego â€" cities that were recently hit by teacher layoffs. She has been hosting job fairs for prospective teachers, and will have a booth at the Vintage Days festival this weekend at Fresno State to get the word out about the continued need to fill classrooms. ... 15544.html

Armenian Christians: We don't forget, but to forgive is to heal
(Fresno Bee © 04/24/2017)
We are fiercely proud of our culture. We take pride in our contributions to society, such as the MRI, flexi-straws, the ATM, and color televisions. At Noon, speakers and performances by students from the Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School and Fresno State. ... 06114.html

5 Things To Do Today, Monday, April 24
(Fresno Bee © 04/24/2017)
The remembrance service will include laying of flowers, a religious and civic service with keynote speaker Fresno Mayor Lee Brand. Fresno State Armenian Genocide Monument, Fresno, ... 05284.html

New popcorn shop offers 60 flavors of delicious snack, plus gourmet cupcakes
(Fresno Bee © 04/23/2017)
At Grandpa's Popcorn & Sweets, you get a delicious dose of sweet, savory and spicy. The namesake of the shop is Fred Campbell or "grandpa" his grandson, Daniel, calls him. The shop pays homage to Fresno State and the United States Armed Forces. Daniel said Fred served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Discounts are given to men and women in the military, police force, fire service and emergency medical service. ... 76929.html

State FFA conference to be hosted through Tuesday in Fresno

(Fresno Bee © 04/22/2017)
The event is co-hosted by Fresno Stateâ€(tm)s Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology. The theme of the conference, where students and educators will participate in workshops, motivational leadership sessions and networking, is “limitless.â€ ... 77984.html

Departing U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera looks forward to next bend in "The Road"
(Fresno Bee © 04/22/2017)
After tens of thousands of air miles, 130 booked engagements, three honorary doctorates (including Fresno State) and a fourth to come, a lifetime book achievement award from the Los Angeles Times, scores of media interviews, a stint preparing 30 Chicago high-school teachers how to get kids interested in poetry and hundreds of hours signing books until the last person in line has gone home, the Fowler-born son of migrant farmworkers hasn't gotten all uppity and formal on us. ... 90614.html

Armenian genocide to be remembered in April events in Fresno
(Fresno Bee © 04/22/2017)
An event Monday from noon to 1 p.m. will take place at the Armenian Genocide Monument at Fresno State, 5241 N. Maple Ave. Associated Students Inc. President Tim Ryan is a guest speaker for the event. Professor Hagop Ohannessian will be the keynote speaker. ... 44729.html

Thumbs up, thumbs down
(Fresno Bee © 04/22/2017)
Thumbs up to the National Parks Service and other groups celebrating Earth Day today with special events. Yosemite National Park will celebrate Earth Day, National Junior Ranger Day, Park Rx Day, and National Park Week. If you prefer to stick closer to home, consider the Water-Wise Plant Give & Take Event, 8 a.m. to noon, at the Fresno State Horticulture Nursery. ... 90939.html

Castro shows spine in Twitter controversy
(Fresno Bee © 04/22/2017)
Fresno State President Joseph Castro courageously recognized the safety concerns manifested by Mr. Maischak's tweet and contacted the FBI, Homeland Security and the Secret Service. Castro demonstrated a spine that few college administrators have exhibited over the past 40 years.

Readers respond
(Hanford Sentinel © 04/22/2017)
Last week, we asked readers what they thought about Fresno State University Professor Dr. Lars Maischak's comments about Trump. We also asked if it's possible for Americans to have polite discourse any longer, and whether social media contributes to the nastiness? ... 4d5fc.html

Academic turf wars block access as California faces college gap

(Sacramento Bee © 04/22/2017)
Assembly Bill 405, introduced by Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin, D-Thousand Oaks, would allow some community colleges to award four-degrees in cybersecurity. Assembly Bill 207 , carried by Assemblyman (and physician) Juan Arambula, D-Fresno, would authorize Fresno State University to create a medical school. California’s higher education master plan should not be engraved in stone. It made sense when it was enacted but doesn’t make much sense more than a half-century later. ... 48169.html

(Vida en el Valle © 04/21/2017)
Judge Armando Rodríguez and his wife, Betty posed for a portrait in 1995 when he retired. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Vida en el Valle Judge Armando Rodríguez spoke about careers in law during a workshop at the 17th annual Sí Se Puede Conference for Young Latinos in 2012 at Fresno State. ... 76649.html
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