Off the beaten path in the 3,100-person Central California town of Riverdale, where paved roads merge into dirt roads and the fertile soil births well-manicured crops as if they were works of art, a vast almond orchard full of white-blossomed trees is ready to bloom into this year’s harvest. [...]
Catch up on alumni milestones and accomplishments
John Graffigna (1967) was inducted into the San Joaquin County Agricultural Hall Fame for his contributions to agriculture and to the community.
Paulette Janian (1968) was presented with the Justice Pauline Davis Hanson award by the Fresno County Women Lawyers in recognition of her leadership, mentorship and support for Read "Class Notes" […]
‘For thee, our hopes and memories’
Benjamin V. Amirkhanian (1937), Dec. 24 in Fresno.
Leon Baradat (1965), Aug. 22 in Tulare.
Dominic Louis Barile (1950), Oct. 27 in Fresno.
Peggy Joanne Pogon Barns (1971, 2001), Dec. 9 in Fullerton.
Shirley Jane Bowden (1968), March 9 in Hanford.
Susan Linda (Walker) Brase, Oct. 24 in Fresno.
Carol Brown (1996, 2001), Dec. 29 Read "In Memoriam" […]
A Peek Inside the Campus Labs
Research studies across campus apply to real-world issues
Research — it’s science. Or, in some cases, maybe it’s not. But scientific theories and hypotheses are being investigated, revised and applied across all eight schools and colleges at Fresno State.
From drone research in the Lyles College of Engineering, to Read "A Peek Inside the Campus Labs" […]
In front of one of the largest student section crowds of the season, men’s basketball players honored the importance of academics in an athlete’s life by wearing special black Nike uniforms with “STUDENT” across the back of the jerseys instead of their last names. The Student Night celebration highlighted the University’s commitment to academics Read "Students First" […]
Tiny House, Big Responsibility
Construction management students gain exposure to sustainable practices that benefit the whole region
by Rebecca Wass
It’s Saturday morning and student Thomas Dailey is perched on the soon-to-be roof of the 190-square-foot tiny home he’s helping to build. The sound of hammer on nail is echoing across the quiet Fresno State Read "Tiny House, Big Responsibility" […]
Top Alumni Inspire Success
Fresno State Alumni Association celebrates 2016 Top Dogs
by Kathleen R. Schock
Their diverse life stories touch nearly every corner of the globe, and all share one thing in common – an education at Fresno State. Whether restoring the gift of sight Read "Top Alumni Inspire Success" […]
(Stone) Soup for Thought
How one organization is inspiring positive change in a local neighborhood
by Esra Hashem
An 8-year-old boy carrying a loaded gun approached Kathy Garabed, looking for help after receiving instructions from a local gang to carry out its next hit.
It was not the first time Garabed, a refugee resettlement worker, Read "(Stone) Soup for Thought" […]
A look through the lens of the University photographer
Photo by Cary Edmondson
Children who participate in programs at Stone Soup Fresno gain early education in areas that prepare them to excel in school. Stone Soup is a community-benefit organization established in 1992 to support health, solace, education, culture and citizenship among Southeast Asian families.
Fresno State Read "Red Eye" […]
Expert Q&A: Gardening
Planting a Sustainable, Drought-tolerant Garden
by Geoff Thurner
FresnoState Magazine sat down with Calliope Correia, a Fresno State instructional support technician with 15 years of experience in water-wise gardening, to learn some of her best tips. Planting a drought-tolerant landscape or garden doesn’t mean people only Read "Expert Q&A: Gardening" […]