One-Year Anniversary of Armenian Monument

More than 4,000 guests visited Fresno State in April 2015 for the dedication of the campus Armenian Genocide Monument. The commemoration marked the 100th anniversary of the date the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians began in the Ottoman Turkish Empire.

One-Year Anniversary of Armenian Monument 2016-11-12T07:35:14+00:00

First Latino U.S. Poet Laureate

Juan Felipe Herrera became the first Latino to earn the nation’s highest poetry honor when it was announced in June he would be the United States’ 21st poet laureate. Herrera, who was named the 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2015-16 by the Librarian of the United States Congress...

First Latino U.S. Poet Laureate 2016-11-12T07:33:13+00:00

App Helps Conserve Water

Each morning when he wakes up, Robert Willmott glances at his cell phone and is reminded of modern technology’s impact on agriculture. The Fresno State campus farm technician checks the WiseConn smart phone app that is virtually connected to the University’s olive orchard. A few clicks verify the 20 acres of trees he oversees...

App Helps Conserve Water 2016-11-12T07:32:37+00:00

From Food Waste to Bioplastic

A Fresno State professor’s bold thinking is leading to a new way to reuse food waste and give it a new purpose. Dr. William Wright, a civil engineering professor in the University’s Lyles College of Engineering, and his students are producing bioplastic — a material derived from renewable resources...

From Food Waste to Bioplastic 2016-11-12T07:32:31+00:00