Economics’ professors modify Monopoly rules to demonstrate real-life disparities
Teaching with Tech
Biology professor creates videos to help engage, teach students
By BoNhia Lee
A large television screen on the back wall of Fresno State biology professor Dr. Joseph Ross’ office acts as a digital whiteboard ready for a genetics lesson when students visit during office hours.
Using an iPad, Ross draws diagrams of cellular Read "Teaching with Tech" […]
A Trial Offer
Students participating in mock trial gain courtroom and public-speaking skills
By Lucero Benitez
A petite, quiet, shy young woman, Naila Estrada stands just under 5 feet tall. At times, she speaks so softly, she is asked to repeat herself. But in a courtroom — during trial — the 19 year old speaks Read "A Trial Offer" […]
A Community Need
University exercise program provides free services for Parkinson’s patients
By Melissa Tav
For 30 years, Mel Stratton made a living by relying on the precise, timely motion of his hands and arms as he directed high school bands locally and across the nation. Read "A Community Need" […]
Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic Open to Public
by Melissa Tav
Since he was 3 years old, Lucas Mullooly has joined his mom and dad at Fresno State, where they work, for his weekly appointments at the Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic.
The services he receives are convenient for his mom, Adela Santana, an instructor, and his dad, Read "Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic Open to Public" […]
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" […]
Learning by Serving
Research links service-learning to higher graduation rates
by Lisa Maria Boyles
Fresno State has cemented itself as a service-oriented university with students, faculty and staff providing more than 10 million hours of service to the community over the past 10 years. The concept of volunteerism has become part of the campus culture — and it’s Read "Learning by Serving" […]
This is ‘Jeopardy!’
Fresno State alum wins big on popular TV game show
by Lisa Maria Boyles
He spent four days competing on a national TV trivia show and won enough money to take a European vacation and give back to several community organizations.
Who is “Jeopardy!” winner Peter Guekguezian of Fresno?
Peter Guekguezian, 31, appeared on four episodes of the popular ABC Read "This is ‘Jeopardy!’" […]
A Canvas for the Arts
Renowned artists flock to the community to teach and to engage
by Lisa Maria Boyles • Illustrations by Joel Beery
Pick an art, any art. There’s a good chance it will be taught, performed or shared during two special programs offered this summer to provide community access Read "A Canvas for the Arts" […]
Encountering the Other
Music and journalism project focuses on understanding other cultures
By Kathleen R. Schock
Growing up in Stockton, Chris Carreon watched a lot of movies. Big blockbusters like Star Wars, Jurassic Park and Back to the Future. He was drawn to the films not by the action or plot, but by the music. Read "Encountering the Other" […]