A Community Need

A Community Need

University exercise program provides free services for Parkinson’s patients

By Melissa Tav

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physical therapyFor 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" […]

A Community Need2018-10-23T16:14:47+00:00

Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic Open to Public

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" […]

Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic Open to Public2018-11-02T16:11:32+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 Faiths2018-05-11T18:51:44+00:00

Learning by Serving

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" […]

Learning by Serving2017-11-10T10:40:51+00:00

This is ‘Jeopardy!’

This is ‘Jeopardy!’

Fresno State alum wins big on popular TV game show

by Lisa Maria Boyles

Answer:

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.

Question:

Who is “Jeopardy!” winner Peter Guekguezian of Fresno?

Peter Guekguezian, 31, appeared on four episodes of the popular ABC Read "This is ‘Jeopardy!’" […]

This is ‘Jeopardy!’2017-11-09T04:25:38+00:00

A Canvas for the Arts

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" […]

A Canvas for the Arts2017-06-08T20:11:35+00:00

Tiny House, Big Responsibility

Tiny House, Big Responsibility

Construction management students gain exposure to sustainable practices that benefit the whole region

by Rebecca Wass

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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" […]

Tiny House, Big Responsibility2016-12-01T00:56:56+00:00

Expert Q&A: Gardening

Expert Q&A: Gardening

Planting a Sustainable, Drought-tolerant Garden

by Geoff Thurner

 

Expert Q&A: Gardening

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" […]

Expert Q&A: Gardening2016-11-16T01:15:05+00:00

Discovering a Salt-free Solution

The water supply in parts of California is threatened by high levels of salt — affecting Central Valley agriculture and drinking water. And Fresno State researchers are working to find a solution.

Discovering a Salt-free Solution2016-11-12T07:37:25+00:00