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Fresno State News Briefs

Fresno State News Briefs

‘Water U’

Thomas EsquedaTo strengthen its reputation as a national leader in applied research on water, Fresno State appointed Central Valley native Thomas C. Esqueda as its first associate vice president for water and sustainability. Esqueda was previously the director of public utilities for the Read "Fresno State News Briefs" […]

Fresno State News Briefs 2018-05-11T19:02:25+00:00

Forever National Champions

Forever National Champions

2018 marks milestone anniversaries for both the softball and baseball programs

Those Fresno State bat-and-ball sports sure must like years that end in the number 8 — because they’ve made a habit out of finishing No. 1.

This year marks the 10th anniversary since Fresno State baseball won the 2008 College World Series, becoming the lowest Read "Forever National Champions" […]

Forever National Champions 2018-06-29T20:51:59+00:00

Back in the Spotlight

Back in the Spotlight

Photo by Cary Edmondson

Fresno State wrestling returned to the mat this season for the first time since the program was disbanded in 2006, and women’s water polo competed for the first time ever. And the Red Wave showed its excitement. The wrestling home opener against No. 14 Illinois drew the third-largest crowd Read "Back in the Spotlight" […]

Back in the Spotlight 2018-05-04T16:56:51+00:00

Class Notes



Lillian Faderman (1940) authored “Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death,” which was published by the University Press of Yale.


Carlene A. Kostiw (1958), a watercolorist who runs an art studio in Fresno, and her students displayed their artwork at “A Legacy Exhibit” at The Kings Art Center.


Richard Doepker (1960), an educator, was inducted posthumously to Read "Class Notes" […]

Class Notes 2018-05-03T22:57:24+00:00

Splashing onto the Scene

Splashing onto the Scene

Photo by Cary Edmondson

Fresno State women’s water polo hit the local sports scene with its first-ever home match on Feb. 9, a 16-6 win over crosstown Fresno Pacific. A standing-room-only crowd of 858 fans were treated to plenty of action and a beautiful sunset at the Fresno State Aquatics Center.

With a young Read "Splashing onto the Scene" […]

Splashing onto the Scene 2018-05-04T16:52:21+00:00

Fulfilling a Need Across Faiths

Fulfilling a Need Across Faiths

How one room creates a sense of belonging across spiritual lines

By Esra Hashem

It’s 3:15 p.m. and 19-year-old  Nadia Jassim just finished her third class of the day. She walks from the Peters Business building to the Henry Madden Library, eager to find some quiet time before her 4 p.m. class.

The finance Read "Fulfilling a Need Across Faiths" […]

Fulfilling a Need Across Faiths 2018-05-11T18:51:44+00:00

Urban Evolution

Urban Evolution

Alumni Behind the Downtown Turnaround

By Eddie Hughes  |  Photos by Cary Edmondson

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The following is based on a true story. It’s about the fall — and rise — of a downtown located in California’s fifth largest city. The story begins with an alarming deterioration of the historic urban center of the city that Read "Urban Evolution" […]

Urban Evolution 2018-05-04T16:02:41+00:00

A Blossoming Set of Skills

Thirty years apart, Stacy Batrich-Smith and her daughter, Cassidy Smith, both participated in Fresno State’s Peach Blossom Festival. They aren’t unique in that.

A Blossoming Set of Skills 2018-05-04T16:16:20+00:00

Shaping Spaces

Shaping Spaces

New city and regional planning program grooms students to shape the region

By Lucero Benitez

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Seventeen miles north of campus in Madera County, atop a hill overlooking nothing but green grass and future possibilities, class is in session.

A group of city and regional planning students Read "Shaping Spaces" […]

Shaping Spaces 2018-05-04T16:15:47+00:00

2017 Top Dog

2017 Top Dog 2017-11-11T06:59:23+00:00