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CSU, Chico Hosts Expert Panelists to Address Lessons Learned from Oroville Dam


California State University, Chico’s Center for Water and the Environment (CWE) and Department of Civil Engineering will present a panel discussion, “Reflections on Oroville Dam,” on Wednesday, March 22 from 4 to 6 p.m. in Bell Memorial Union, Room 210.

The expert speakers will present critical information and perspectives, as well as answer questions concerning the Oroville Dam, the spillways, the geology, and general dam engineering and management practices.


This Way to Sustainability Conference XII Kicks Off at California State University, Chico on March 23


Climate change, green careers and new ways communities can adopt sustainable practices are just a few of the topics that will be explored during the 12th annual This Way to Sustainability Conference being held at California State University, Chico March 23-24 along the theme “Re-Envisioning the Future: Our Path Forward.”


Stivers Named Vice President for Business and Finance


California State University, Chico announced Friday Robbi Stivers has accepted the position of vice president for Business and Finance after a nationwide search. Stivers will begin his position on May 1, 2017.


CSU, Chico Rural SimCenter to Support Helicopter Simulation at Chico Municipal Airport on Friday


California State University, Chico’s Rural Northern California Clinical Simulation Center team will be on scene to manage and assist Enloe Medical Center FlightCare members Friday at the Chico Municipal Airport as they use advanced lifelike mannequins to train for critical event rescue. The event will take place at the base of the flight control tower, starting at about 1 p.m. 


California State University, Chico Students to Present in Annual Research Competition


California State University, Chico will host the 2017 CSU, Chico Student Research Competition on March 7 from 5:30–9:30 p.m. in Colusa Hall, Room 100. The interdisciplinary competition will give students the chance to showcase their scholarly achievements and creative work while getting the feedback needed to further fine-tune their presentation and communication skills.


California State University, Chico Celebrates Inauguration of President Gayle E. Hutchinson on Friday


California State University, Chico will celebrate the inauguration of President Gayle E. Hutchinson on March 3, honoring a long-standing academic tradition and ushering in a new era of the University’s history. CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White will formally invest Hutchinson with the office of the president in the presence of other CSU presidents and dignitaries, as well as faculty, staff, students, alumni and members of the community during a ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday in Laxson Auditorium.


California State University, Chico’s Inaugural First-Generation Symposium Takes Place on Feb. 24


More than half of all California State University, Chico undergraduates identify as first-generation students, a topic that will be discussed during a first-of-its-kind conference at the University on Friday.


California State University, Chico’s Book in Common Project Presents ‘Women of Wisdom’ on Feb. 24


California State University, Chico’s 2016–2017 Book in Common project presents “Women of Wisdom,” an evening of storytelling, learning and food on Friday, Feb. 24. The event will take place from 4–7 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union (BMU), Room 203.


CSU, Chico Associated Students Sustainability Program Awards $20,100 to Support Student Food Pantry


The California State University, Chico’s Associated Students (AS) Sustainability Program recently awarded $20,100 to the University’s Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry through the annual AS Sustainability Fund, a student project and grant program. 


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at CSU, Chico on Feb. 14 Celebrates Valene L. Smith’s $250,000 Donation to Expand the University’s Museum of Anthropology


California State University, Chico’s Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology already supports one of the country’s premier museum studies programs. The museum’s educational and community impact will now transform more lives, thanks to a new $250,000 donation from CSU, Chico Department of Anthropology Professor Emerita Valene L. Smith. Her donation will be used to expand the museum.


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