A Pryor Commitment

An archaeology professor dedicates his life’s work to honoring Native history

A Pryor Commitment2019-10-30T22:34:02+00:00

Beyond the Badge

Beyond the Badge

How a one-of-a-kind criminology program challenges and prepares generations of law-enforcement officers

By Eddie Hughes |  Photos by Cary Edmondson

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Anamarie Serrano remembers her first time in a patrol car. She was 6 years old and crying. It was the worst day of her life.

She sat in the front seat next to her […]

Beyond the Badge2019-06-13T21:46:13+00:00

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

Investing in Invention

Investing in Invention

Unique fund helps Fresno State innovators pursue commercialization

By Eddie Hughes

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As is the case with any great business idea, the idea itself is only the beginning of the hard work to come. But Dr. The “Leo” Nguyen, the mechanical engineering professor who has […]

Investing in Invention2018-10-23T18:20:47+00:00

Urban Evolution

Urban Evolution

Alumni Behind the Downtown Turnaround

By Eddie Hughes  |  Photos by Cary Edmondson

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The following is based on a true story. It’s about the fall — and rise — of a downtown located in California’s fifth largest city. The story begins with an alarming deterioration of the historic urban center of the city that […]

Urban Evolution2018-12-14T16:54:45+00:00

Shaping Spaces

Shaping Spaces

New city and regional planning program grooms students to shape the region

By Lucero Benitez

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Planning

Seventeen miles north of campus in Madera County, atop a hill overlooking nothing but green grass and future possibilities, class is in session.

A group of city and regional planning students […]

Shaping Spaces2018-05-04T16:15:47+00:00

When Stars Align

When Stars Align

A trio of alumni rise to the highest levels of pro sports while giving an entire region reason to believe

by Eddie Hughes

Somewhere along the way, while pages fell off the calendar and hopes began anew, the little University that could became the major University that will. A blossoming community at the heart of the Central Valley grew in […]

When Stars Align2017-11-10T11:21:39+00:00

Research Engine

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. [...]

Research Engine2017-12-13T23:56:09+00:00