October 2018

Tremor-suppression technology to help people with Parkinson’s


Developing tremor-suppression technology to help people with Parkinson’s

By BoNhia Lee | Photos by Cary Edmondson

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Mechanical engineering professor Dr. The “Leo” Nguyen crouches down toward the floor of his testing facility trying to get a good look at the trembling hand of Winston Field, a 78-year-old man with Parkinson’s who is part of […]

Tremor-suppression technology to help people with Parkinson’s2018-10-23T16:21:26+00:00

A Crystal Clear Purpose


A Crystal Clear Purpose

Distinguished Alumna recalls a time at Fresno State that helped shape her future

By Eddie Hughes and Esra Hashem

Top-Dog-AwardSafiya Umoja Noble sees change when she walks onto Fresno State’s campus nowadays. She senses more diversity, more unity and more opportunity. But she also remembers a campus, in […]

A Crystal Clear Purpose2018-10-23T00:15:58+00:00

This Research is for the Birds


This Research is for the Birds

From Fresno to Antarctica, alumna studies Adelie Penguins

By Victoria Cisneros

penny cook with penguinNegative temperatures still fill the daily forecasts as summer sets in across Antarctica. A white blanket of ice stretches across the entire continent, leaving only small pockets of land where […]

This Research is for the Birds2018-10-19T19:55:47+00:00

Pool Spirit



There’s a new place on campus where the Bulldog spirit can be felt— literally. The red felt on three new pool tables inside the residence halls features the iconic Fresno State four-paw Bulldog logo. The officially-licensed tables were purchased through Pool Tables R Us in Fresno and debuted for students to use this fall semester […]

Pool Spirit2018-10-23T16:18:40+00:00

Fresh Produce, Fresh Minds


Fresh Produce, Fresh Minds

New garden provides  a healthy way to fight student food insecurity

By Lisa Maria Boyles

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In a small corner next to the University Courtyard Atrium, Jessica Medina and student volunteers tend to a garden that serves as Fresno State’s newest tool to fight student hunger.

The garden grows fresh produce for the […]

Fresh Produce, Fresh Minds2018-10-23T18:40:52+00:00

Class Notes


Class Notes


Arpie (Torigian) Dick (1954), a longtime Red Waver and educator, has been recognized over the years for her service to the community.

Betty Ann (Noorigian) Hagopian (1955), a longtime educator in Fresno Unified School District, has served the community for 20 years.    

Jesse Perry (1952) was recently awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by American Baptist Seminary of […]

Class Notes2018-10-23T18:38:46+00:00

In Memoriam


In Memoriam

‘For thee, our hopes and memories’

Alumnus, former coach Darryl Rogers: 1934-2018

Former Fresno State student-athlete (1955-56) and head football coach (1966-72) Darryl Rogers passed away on July 11 at age 84.

As a player, Mr. Rogers was a star end for Fresno […]

In Memoriam2018-10-19T21:14:46+00:00

Fresno State News Briefs


Fresno State News Briefs

By Eddie Hughes

Top 25

Again and Again

fs-rankingsThe newest national ranking of the top universities in the United States shows Fresno State is delivering on its mission to boldly educate and empower students for success. For the third consecutive year, Fresno State is among the nation’s […]

Fresno State News Briefs2018-10-22T21:10:24+00:00

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. […]

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

Get Social


Get Social

By Jenny Toste and Alexis Ford


Did you know Fresno State has about 70,000 followers on Facebook and Twitter and 29,000 on Instagram? Here’s a snapshot of what people are posting lately:

Razmik Cañas

Ending my education where it all began.
Once a Bulldog, Always a Bulldog! #FresnoState


On Fresno State’s No. 24 national ranking by Washington Monthly:


Julius Rizzotti
Wow, […]

Get Social2018-10-16T21:16:48+00:00
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