News Archive for Fall 2007

Students in Club Sports Collect Food for Those in Need

Dateline: 12-21-2007

California State University, Chico’s competitive collegiate sport clubs collected 1,242 cans and other food items in 10 days this month as part of a holiday food drive to benefit the Jesus Center in Chico.

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Rare Mandala to be Created at Beginning of Spring Semester

Dateline: 12-21-2007

As California State University, Chico students return to campus for the spring 2008 semester, they will be treated to a rare sand mandala being created by a well-known Tibetan scholar and teacher.

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Enrollment Opens for Localization Certification Programs

Dateline: 12-18-2007

California State University, Chico, Center for Regional and Continuing Education, the Globalization and Localization Association and the Localization Institute announce early enrollment for the 2008 Localization Certification Program and Localization Project Management Certification.

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CSU, Chico Receives National Teacher Training Accreditation

Dateline: 12-13-2007

California State University, Chico’s School of Education has received national accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

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Staff Council Creates Christmas for 210 Children

Dateline: 12-13-2007

The Staff Council at California State University, Chico is in its 22nd year of sponsoring the Needy Children’s Gift Program, and it’s been another wonderful year for the program. This year 210 children from 91 families will receive gifts through the generosity of departments and offices within the University. Some local businesses also participate.

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Grossman Family Contributes $5,000 to SAGE for Environmental Stewardship Prizes

Dateline: 12-11-2007

Katie Gonser and her husband, Ken Grossman, co-founder of Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, today announced sponsorship of the SAGE Award for Environmental Stewardship. This award was made to the Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE) program at California State University, Chico, to be distributed to high school students who display the most creativity, innovation and effectiveness at launching environmental ventures.

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College of Agriculture Staff Member and Students Win Top Honors at State Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet

Dateline: 12-10-2007

College of Agriculture Outreach Coordinator Shannon Douglass and student Grace Berryhill won top prizes in two divisions of the state Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet held as part of the California Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting in Sparks, Nev., the first weekend in December. Douglass won the open competition for 18- to 35-year-old members, and Berryhill placed first in the separate Collegiate Discussion Meet.

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Effects of Early Life Stress on Brain Development Is Focus of 6th Annual Children in Trauma Conference

Dateline: 12-06-2007

California State University, Chico Continuing Education, in partnership with Butte County Family Court Services, Superior Court of California, presents Children in Trauma 2008: Helping Children Survive Trauma: Early Life Stress, Brain Development and Effective Interventions. The two-day professional development conference will be held Jan. 11-12, 2008, at the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium on the CSU, Chico campus.

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Entrepreneur and Author Jack Schultz to speak at Tri County Economic Forecast Conference

Dateline: 12-06-2007

Jack Schultz, author of Boomtown USA: The 7 ½ Keys to Big Success in Small Towns, will be the keynote speaker at the 8th Annual Tri County Economic Forecast Conference hosted by the California State University, Chico Center for Economic Development. The conference takes place Thursday, Jan. 17, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Bell Memorial Union on the CSU, Chico campus.

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Agriculture Student Will Be Youth Ambassador for Beef Industry

Dateline: 11-30-2007

Michelle Wiggley, a native of Red Bluff and an agricultural student at California State University, Chico, received an honorable mention award at the National Beef Competition held in New Orleans in October. Wiggley will become a member of the National Beef Ambassador team and will travel throughout the United States in 2008 addressing beef industry issues.

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Kwanzaa Celebration Held In New Cross-Cultural Leadership Center

Dateline: 11-27-2007

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center (CCLC) invites the campus and community to participate in a Kwanzaa celebration on Monday, Dec. 3, from 7-9 p.m. in the BMU Auditorium. Kwanzaa is a non-religious African American holiday that celebrates family, community and culture.

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Model United Nations Students Excel at Regional Conference

Dateline: 11-27-2007

Students participating in the Model United Nations (MUN) course at California State University, Chico made a stunning showing at the American West Model United Nations Conference Nov. 17-20 in Las Vegas. They brought home both the Distinguished Delegation award and the Outstanding Delegation award (the top awards given at the conference) and 10 out of 19 possible awards for position papers.

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Town Hall Meeting Program Grows in Size

Dateline: 11-27-2007

As part of an ongoing effort to increase students’ civic engagement and connection with the community, approximately 500 California State University, Chico students and an additional 100 community and campus members will be taking part in a town hall meeting Friday, Nov. 30.

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Events Hope to Educate and Raise Awareness About AIDS

Dateline: 11-27-2007

Events sponsored by the Butte County World AIDS Day Planning Committee and California State University, Chico on Thursday, Nov. 29, and Friday, Nov. 30, will bring attention to the devastating global and local impacts of AIDS.
All activities are free to the public. Donations will benefit the local HIV Emergency Food Closet as well as future HIV/AIDS awareness programs and activities.

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CSU, Chico to Host Northern California Botanists 2008 Symposium

Dateline: 11-19-2007

California State University, Chico will host the Northern California Botanists Symposium—Northern California Plant Life: Celebrating What We Have With an Eye to the Future, Jan. 14-16, 2008, on the CSU, Chico campus.

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Natural History Museum Plan Approved by Trustees

Dateline: 11-19-2007

The California State University Board of Trustees Nov. 14 approved the building plan of the Northern California Natural History Museum (NCNHM) at CSU, Chico during their regular November meeting in Long Beach.

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Campus and Bidwell Mansion Arboretum Tours November 20, 27 Feature Native and Exotic Plants

Dateline: 11-19-2007

California State University, Chico and Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park are jointly offering tours of their extensive collection of native and exotic trees and shrubs on November 20 and 27. The easy and informative walks will begin at the gazebo in front of Bidwell Mansion Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and last until 11:30 a.m.

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Civil Engineering Students Win Small Wood Structure Competition

Dateline: 11-16-2007

California State University, Chico’s Department of Civil Engineering hosted a small wood structure design competition with University of Pacific Nov. 10 to test student groups’ abilities to design, test and construct wood truss structures.

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Computer Science Students Compete in Programming ‘Battle’

Dateline: 11-16-2007

Three student teams of California State University, Chico computer programmers joined 73 other teams from 34 Western U.S. and Canadian universities last weekend for the regional competition of the Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest.

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Skye ‘The P.E. Guy’ Concludes Cross-Country Trek; Visits Children’s Storefront School in Harlem

Dateline: 11-15-2007

California State University, Chico graduate student Skye “The P.E. Guy” Dunn is in New York City as he concludes a six-month, coast-to-coast walk/bike/skate trek advocating healthy and high-quality physical education as an answer to the nation’s obesity problem.

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Chico State Animation Students Bring Home Top Awards Again

Dateline: 11-15-2007

Students from Clarke Steinback’s video game development class at California State University, Chico, brought home the top award for Best Interactive Media at the CSU Media Arts Festival, held at CSU, Channel Islands Nov. 3. This is a competition among the 23 CSU campuses.

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Holiday Season Concert Will Be Presented Dec. 7-9

Dateline: 11-13-2007

California State University, Chico’s Department of Music and the School of the Arts get the holiday season off to a resounding start with the annual Glorious Sounds of the Season concert. Proceeds from the concerts will go toward music scholarships for CSU, Chico students.

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Speaker Addresses Sustainability and Graphic Design

Dateline: 11-09-2007

Phil Hamlett, co-chair of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Center for Sustainable Design, an initiative defining sustainable business practices for the graphic design community, will speak at California State University, Chico, Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 3 p.m. in Tehama Hall 106.

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College Math Day Introduces 11th and 12th Graders to College Environment

Dateline: 11-07-2007

Sixty 11th and 12th graders from 10 area high schools will participate in College Math Day on Friday, Nov. 16 at California State University, Chico. The day, sponsored by the Center for Math and Science, is designed to interest students in studying math at the university level.

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First Chico Greenies Awarded at Sustainability III Conference

Dateline: 11-07-2007

This Way to Sustainability III welcomed more than 1,100 participants to the Bell Memorial Union at California State University, Chico Nov. 1 through Nov. 4. At least 200 of the attendees were students from other universities.

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Humanities and Fine Arts Offers Trip to Spain and Portugal

Dateline: 11-06-2007

The College of Humanities and Fine Arts, California State University, Chico, is hosting a tour to Spain and Portugal June 1–12, 2008. The tour will include three nights in Lisbon, one in Cordoba, two in Granada, one in Toledo and three in Madrid.

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The Orion Wins First National Award For Online Edition

Dateline: 11-06-2007

The Orion, California State University, Chico’s student newspaper, has won its first Online Pacemaker award for the Web-based edition of its publication.

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Addressed in Talk

Dateline: 11-05-2007

A nationally recognized expert on alcohol abuse and how it impacts mental health will be giving a free talk at California State University, Chico’s Laxson Auditorium tomorrow, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m.

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Record Number of Students Plan to Break Fund-raising Record for St. Jude Children’s Hospital Tonight

Dateline: 11-05-2007

More than 2,100 students have signed up for the Up ’til Dawn event at California State University, Chico this evening, Nov. 5. They will spend the evening writing letters to their friends and family requesting donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Livestock Judging Team Prepares for National Championship Event

Dateline: 11-01-2007

California State University, Chico’s livestock judging team from the College of Agriculture is preparing for the national championship event Nov. 12 after a season of 10 straight top-10 finishes.

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CSU, Chico Awarded $944,415 Grant for Improving Teacher Quality Grant

Dateline: 10-31-2007

The Mathematics Project at California State University, Chico has won funding for a new professional development project to improve math instruction in kindergarten through second grade. The California Postsecondary Education Commission (CPEC) awarded a four-year grant of $944,415 to the University in a statewide competition.

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Ethics Forum Will Address Global Public Health

Dateline: 10-31-2007

The Center for Applied and Professional Ethics (CAPE) at California State University, Chico will sponsor “If We Fail to Act: Ethical Challenges to 21st Century Global Public Health” on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in PAC 134.

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This Way to Sustainability III Conference Features Five Keynote Speakers and Chico’s First-Ever Greenie Awards

Dateline: 10-25-2007

This Way to Sustainability III, the largest sustainability conference of its kind in the United States, will be held in the Bell Memorial Union at California State University, Chico Nov. 1 through Nov. 4. The conference will be hosted by CSU, Chico; Butte Community College; the Associated Students of CSU, Chico; and the Associated Students of Butte Community College.

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Former “Lost Boy of Sudan” Will Address Human Rights Abuses in South Sudan and Darfur

Dateline: 10-24-2007

Deng Chol, executive director of the Lost Boys’ and Lost Girls’ National Nonprofit Organization, will speak on “Human Rights Abuses and Mass Murder by the Khartoum Government in the South of Sudan and in Darfur” on Monday, Nov. 5. The presentation, to be held at 8 p.m. in Holt 170 on the California State University, Chico campus, is free and open to the public.

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The 20th Annual Pumpkin Drop – Noon on Halloween

Dateline: 10-24-2007

Get in the Halloween spirit as the Society of Physics Students at California State University, Chico presents the Twentieth Annual Pumpkin Drop at high noon on Wednesday, Oct. 31, on the south side of Butte Hall.

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Museum Without Walls Lecture this Thursday: ‘It’s All in Your Head’

Dateline: 10-24-2007

The Northern California Natural History Museum (NCNHM) at California State University, Chico will host audiologist Crystal Chalmers, MS, as its speaker for the last program in the fall series “It’s All in Your Head.”

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Elementary Students Join CSU, Chico Classes for Mathematics

Dateline: 10-22-2007

Approximately 160 fourth, fifth and sixth graders from McManus Elementary School will spend the day at California State University, Chico on Friday, Oct. 26, participating in the Mathematics Early Field Experience (MEFE) Day. The day is a celebration of mathematics supported jointly by the University and local elementary partner schools.

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Popular and Educational ‘Fun Without Alcohol Fair’ to be Held Today

Dateline: 10-18-2007

California State University, Chico’s 2007 Fun Without Alcohol Fair will offer interactive booths and entertainment to approximately 1,000 area youths on the Kendall Hall lawn and adjoining areas.

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CSU, Chico Students and Faculty Continue the Rebuild New Orleans Project

Dateline: 10-18-2007

Students and faculty from the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management at California State University, Chico will travel in January 2008 to New Orleans for the third time. They will continue their efforts to help rebuild New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the devastating hurricane that struck Louisiana in August 2005. The Rebuild New Orleans Project (RNOP) team grew in size from 22 students in 2006 to 55 in 2007.

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Grant Will Improve Science Teacher Retention

Dateline: 10-16-2007

Bev Marcum, director of the California Science Project Inland Northern Site, California State University, Chico, has been awarded a four-year grant for $439,000 from the California Postsecondary Commission and the California Science Project for work with the Science Teacher Retention Initiative. This initiative is built on work Marcum has been doing with the Science Project and with grants from NASA’s Opportunities for Visionary Academics Program and CSU, Chico’s Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching for support of interdisciplinary collaboration in the sciences for more than 10 years.

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CSU, Chico Microbiologist Collaborates in $1.2 Million National Science Foundation Award

Dateline: 10-15-2007

Gordon Wolfe, a microbial ecologist at California State University, Chico, is part of a collaborative $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study organisms living in the boiling acid pools and hot acidic lakes of Lassen Volcanic National Park.

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CSU, Chico To Try To Break Its Own National Record in Fund-raising for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Dateline: 10-15-2007

The 7th annual student-sponsored Up ’til Dawn event at California State University, Chico will be held Monday evening, Nov. 5. Anyone is welcome to join students in a night of letter writing, fun, live performances, time with a St. Jude patient and education on the work of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in treating and researching childhood cancer and other catastrophic diseases.

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CSU, Chico College of Business Included in ‘Best Business Schools’ Publication

Dateline: 10-15-2007

California State University, Chico’s College of Business is among the best business schools in the country, according to The Princeton Review, a New York-based education services company that included CSU, Chico in the just-published 2008 edition of “Best 290 Business Schools.”

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UN Climate Control Panel Shares 2007 Nobel Prize with Al Gore; CSU, Chico Environmental Scientist One of Lead Authors

Dateline: 10-12-2007

California State University, Chico biologist Jeff Price, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, is one of the lead authors of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that received the Nobel Peace Prize, which was announced today.

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Alumni Mixer Kicks Off Family Weekend at CSU, Chico

Dateline: 10-11-2007

The 2007 California State University, Chico Family Weekend will begin tonight at 5 p.m. with an alumni mixer at the Warrens Center on the CSU, Chico campus. It is the first event of a weekend designed especially for parents of CSU, Chico students. As part of the weekend, a Parent Advisory Council will be launched, with 12 parents serving as the first members of this advisory group.

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Construction Management’s Building Information Modeling Lab Will Be Dedicated on Friday

Dateline: 10-11-2007

The Department of Construction Management (CM) at California State University, Chico and Turner Construction Company’s Sacramento Regional Office announce the opening and dedication of the Turner Building Information Modeling (BIM) Laboratory in O’Connell 127A on the CSU, Chico campus at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 12.

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CSU, Chico Holds 13th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference

Dateline: 10-10-2007

Community involvement, sustainability and student success are some of the topics to be addressed during California State University, Chico’s 13th annual Conference on Learning and Teaching today, Oct. 10, through Friday, Oct. 12.

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Fall Ethics Series Explores Universal Health Care

Dateline: 10-09-2007

Moonlight Walk To Once Again Check Campus Safety

Dateline: 10-05-2007

Please join California State University, Chico President Paul Zingg, the University Public Safety Committee and other members of the campus community for the 3rd Annual Moonlight Safety Walk on Wednesday, October 17.

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Prospective Students to Preview CSU, Chico Campus on Oct. 27

Dateline: 10-05-2007

Chico Preview Day, California State University, Chico will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 am to 3 pm, beginning in the Bell Memorial Union. The fall open house gives prospective students and their families an opportunity to visit the campus and talk directly with faculty and service program personnel.

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Receives $1 Million Grant To Establish Endowment

Dateline: 10-05-2007

The Bernard Osher Foundation has approved a $1 million endowment for California State University, Chico’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).

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National Science Foundation Grant to Increase Number of Math and Science Teachers

Dateline: 09-24-2007

California State University, Chico students will be receiving $10,000 scholarships to become math and science teachers, thanks to a new $749,180 grant from the National Science Foundation.

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Fall Museum Without Walls Programs Announced

Dateline: 09-20-2007

The Northern California Natural History Museum (NCNHM) at California State University, Chico will present its Fall Museum Without Walls presentation series beginning in October.

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Rawlins Merit Award Ceremony Features High-achieving Students and Honors World War II Hero

Dateline: 09-19-2007

Nineteen California State University, Chico students with numerous achievements and inspiring stories will be honored tomorrow, Sept. 20, at the 26th annual Rawlins Merit Award Reception at 4 p.m. on the Kendall Hall lawn.

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New Online Certification Program for Pavement Professionals

Dateline: 09-19-2007

A new online certification program for the California Pavement Preservation Center (CP2C) is being developed for people who work in the pavement preservation field. Denny Gier, pavement engineer with the Department of Construction Management, College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management, is in charge of the project.

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President Leads Trip to Hear Needs of the North State

Dateline: 09-17-2007

California State University, Chico President Paul Zingg is leading a group of faculty and staff on a two-day trip through the North State Sept. 21-22 to better understand the needs of the communities in the region and reaffirm the University’s commitment to be of service.

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College of Business Student Wins National Scholarship for Research on Sustainability

Dateline: 09-13-2007

California State University, Chico business student Greg Turcotte has received the $10,000 2007 SAP America Scholarship for a research paper applying accounting principles to monitoring greenhouse gas emissions.

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National Science Foundation Awards CSU, Chico $598,000 for Scholarships in Computer Science, Engineering and Engineering Technology

Dateline: 09-04-2007

The California State University, Chico Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Program has received $598,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for scholarships for educationally disadvantaged students.

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University Foundation Adds New Board Members

Dateline: 09-04-2007

The University Foundation, California State University, Chico, named two new board members at its most recent meeting in June for three-year terms.

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Million-Dollar Grant Evaluates Sacramento River Health

Dateline: 08-30-2007

California State University, Chico Research Foundation and partners from UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz and The Nature Conservancy will be working on a million-dollar grant with the Sacramento River Monitoring and Assessment Project (SRMAP) to evaluate the health of restoration projects along the Sacramento River. The Sacramento River is the largest river system in California. Restoration projects for habitat, bank and flood protection; fisheries and water quality; and endangered and threatened species have been a regional and state goal for almost two decades.

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History Professor Researches Slave Labor in the Civil War Era in California

Dateline: 08-29-2007

California’s reputation as a “free” state during the Civil War era is largely undeserved, said Michael Magliari, a professor of history at California State University, Chico. Magliari is working on a book on the exploitation of Indian workers in the state during the 1850s and 1860s. With the passage of California’s Act for the Government and Protection of Indians, a system of what Magliari calls “unfree labor” was made legally possible, fostering “abuses that shaded over into de facto slavery.”

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History Professor Researches Slave Labor in the Civil War Era in California

Dateline: 08-29-2007

California’s reputation as a “free” state during the Civil War era is largely undeserved, said Michael Magliari, a professor of history at California State University, Chico. Magliari is working on a book on the exploitation of Indian workers in the state during the 1850s and 1860s. With the passage of California’s Act for the Government and Protection of Indians, a system of what Magliari calls “unfree labor” was made legally possible, fostering “abuses that shaded over into de facto slavery.”

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Center for Entrepreneurship Director Appointed

Dateline: 08-28-2007

California State University, Chico’s College of Business has announced the appointment of Ryne Johnson as the new director of the Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Historic Preservation Conference and Workshop To Be Held at CSU, Chico

Dateline: 08-28-2007

Planners and other resource professionals, faculty, students and the general public are invited to a one-day conference on historic preservation on Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium, California State University, Chico.

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Center for Entrepreneurship Director Appointed

Dateline: 08-28-2007

California State University, Chico’s College of Business has announced the appointment of Ryne Johnson as the new director of the Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Historic Preservation Conference and Workshop To Be Held at CSU, Chico

Dateline: 08-28-2007

Planners and other resource professionals, faculty, students and the general public are invited to a one-day conference on historic preservation on Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium, California State University, Chico.

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Construction Management Professor Will Be Honored at Dedication of Red Bluff Underpass

Dateline: 08-22-2007

The underpass segment of Red Bluff’s River Park Trail project will be dedicated to Richard G. Holman, Department of Construction Management, California State University, Chico for his contributions to the project. Red Bluff Trails United (RBTU) will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Red Bluff on Thursday, Aug. 30 at 4 p.m. at the entrance to the trail underpass behind the Chamber of Commerce at River Park.

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Visually Impaired Students Receive Scholarships

Dateline: 08-22-2007

Three California State University, Chico juniors have each received $5,000 scholarships designated for visually impaired students.

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Visually Impaired Students Receive Scholarships

Dateline: 08-22-2007

Three California State University, Chico juniors have each received $5,000 scholarships designated for visually impaired students.

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Construction Management Professor Will Be Honored at Dedication of Red Bluff Underpass

Dateline: 08-22-2007

The underpass segment of Red Bluff’s River Park Trail project will be dedicated to Richard G. Holman, Department of Construction Management, California State University, Chico for his contributions to the project. Red Bluff Trails United (RBTU) will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Red Bluff on Thursday, Aug. 30 at 4 p.m. at the entrance to the trail underpass behind the Chamber of Commerce at River Park.

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CSU, Chico Named One of Top ‘Green’ Schools

Dateline: 08-20-2007

California State University, Chico has been named to a list of 15 colleges and universities around the world cited for their leadership in sustainability and environmental programs.

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CSU, Chico Named One of Top ‘Green’ Schools

Dateline: 08-20-2007

California State University, Chico has been named to a list of 15 colleges and universities around the world cited for their leadership in sustainability and environmental programs.

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Hearst/CSU Trustees’ Award Honors Construction Management Student

Dateline: 08-10-2007

Senior Kevin Brady, a construction management major at California State University, Chico, has received a 2007-08 William R. Hearst/CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement, one of the most prestigious honors a student in the CSU can receive.

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Hearst/CSU Trustees’ Award Honors Construction Management Student

Dateline: 08-10-2007

Senior Kevin Brady, a construction management major at California State University, Chico, has received a 2007-08 William R. Hearst/CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement, one of the most prestigious honors a student in the CSU can receive.

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CSU, Chico Offers Summer Programs for Various Student Groups That Face Barriers to Higher Education

Dateline: 07-19-2007

California State University, Chico has been host this summer to several groups of students looking to overcome obstacles to receive a college education. The following programs are some of the larger outreach programs hosted by the University during the summer.

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Associated Students Child Development Laboratory Receives New Name and National Accreditation

Dateline: 07-19-2007

The Child Development Laboratory at California State University, Chico under the Child Development Program has partnered with the on-campus Associated Students Children’s Center for the last three years to provide comprehensive services to university students and families in the community. After meetings between the faculty, the dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, the Associated Students and the Children’s Center director, the program has officially been renamed Associated Students Child Development Laboratory.

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Boot Camp Readies New College Students for Success in Calculus

Dateline: 07-19-2007

A different kind of boot camp is in session now in Holt Hall at California State University, Chico. Twenty first-time freshmen in math, science and engineering programs are going through some rigorous training to prepare them for battle with college-level precalculus, calculus, chemistry and physics. The students come from throughout California.

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CSU, Chico Alum Receives Prestigious College of Medicine Outstanding Student Award

Dateline: 07-17-2007

Troy A. Miles, a 2006 graduate in biological sciences, California State University, Chico, received the Ralph Ger Award for Outstanding Student of the Year in Clinical Anatomy at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City.

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The Orion Wins Top General Excellence Award From California Newspaper Publishers Association

Dateline: 07-17-2007

The Orion, California State University, Chico’s student newspaper, received the first-place award for general excellence Saturday, July 14, at the California Newspaper Publishers Association’s 2006 Better Newspapers Contest awards ceremony.

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Court Theatre’s ‘Cabaret’ Opens Friday

Dateline: 07-11-2007

“Cabaret,” Court Theatre’s main musical production staged in Harlen Adams Theatre, will open on Friday, July 13. The award-winning musical was first made into a movie in 1972 starring Lisa Minelli and Joel Grey.

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CSU, Chico’s Archaeologists Study Ishi Conservation Camp

Dateline: 07-03-2007

For much of the campus at California State University, Chico, summer is marked by a pace that is a measure slower than the usual hectic pace of the academic semester. For the Archaeological Research Program, however, these are busy times. Program director Greg White, his colleagues and student staff are busy throughout the North State, helping state and federal agencies, communities and Native American tribes consider heritage values in everyday activity and long-term planning for land use and natural resources.

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Students in Club Sports Collect Food for Those in Need

Dateline: 12-21-2007

California State University, Chico’s competitive collegiate sport clubs collected 1,242 cans and other food items in 10 days this month as part of a holiday food drive to benefit the Jesus Center in Chico.

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Rare Mandala to be Created at Beginning of Spring Semester

Dateline: 12-21-2007

As California State University, Chico students return to campus for the spring 2008 semester, they will be treated to a rare sand mandala being created by a well-known Tibetan scholar and teacher.

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Enrollment Opens for Localization Certification Programs

Dateline: 12-18-2007

California State University, Chico, Center for Regional and Continuing Education, the Globalization and Localization Association and the Localization Institute announce early enrollment for the 2008 Localization Certification Program and Localization Project Management Certification.

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Kwanzaa Celebration Held In New Cross-Cultural Leadership Center

Dateline: 11-27-2007

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center (CCLC) invites the campus and community to participate in a Kwanzaa celebration on Monday, Dec. 3, from 7-9 p.m. in the BMU Auditorium. Kwanzaa is a non-religious African American holiday that celebrates family, community and culture.

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Model United Nations Students Excel at Regional Conference

Dateline: 11-27-2007

Students participating in the Model United Nations (MUN) course at California State University, Chico made a stunning showing at the American West Model United Nations Conference Nov. 17-20 in Las Vegas. They brought home both the Distinguished Delegation award and the Outstanding Delegation award (the top awards given at the conference) and 10 out of 19 possible awards for position papers.

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Town Hall Meeting Program Grows in Size

Dateline: 11-27-2007

As part of an ongoing effort to increase students’ civic engagement and connection with the community, approximately 500 California State University, Chico students and an additional 100 community and campus members will be taking part in a town hall meeting Friday, Nov. 30.

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Events Hope to Educate and Raise Awareness About AIDS

Dateline: 11-27-2007

Events sponsored by the Butte County World AIDS Day Planning Committee and California State University, Chico on Thursday, Nov. 29, and Friday, Nov. 30, will bring attention to the devastating global and local impacts of AIDS.
All activities are free to the public. Donations will benefit the local HIV Emergency Food Closet as well as future HIV/AIDS awareness programs and activities.

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CSU, Chico to Host Northern California Botanists 2008 Symposium

Dateline: 11-19-2007

California State University, Chico will host the Northern California Botanists Symposium—Northern California Plant Life: Celebrating What We Have With an Eye to the Future, Jan. 14-16, 2008, on the CSU, Chico campus.

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Natural History Museum Plan Approved by Trustees

Dateline: 11-19-2007

The California State University Board of Trustees Nov. 14 approved the building plan of the Northern California Natural History Museum (NCNHM) at CSU, Chico during their regular November meeting in Long Beach.

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Campus and Bidwell Mansion Arboretum Tours November 20, 27 Feature Native and Exotic Plants

Dateline: 11-19-2007

California State University, Chico and Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park are jointly offering tours of their extensive collection of native and exotic trees and shrubs on November 20 and 27. The easy and informative walks will begin at the gazebo in front of Bidwell Mansion Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and last until 11:30 a.m.

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Civil Engineering Students Win Small Wood Structure Competition

Dateline: 11-16-2007

California State University, Chico’s Department of Civil Engineering hosted a small wood structure design competition with University of Pacific Nov. 10 to test student groups’ abilities to design, test and construct wood truss structures.

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Computer Science Students Compete in Programming ‘Battle’

Dateline: 11-16-2007

Three student teams of California State University, Chico computer programmers joined 73 other teams from 34 Western U.S. and Canadian universities last weekend for the regional competition of the Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest.

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Skye ‘The P.E. Guy’ Concludes Cross-Country Trek; Visits Children’s Storefront School in Harlem

Dateline: 11-15-2007

California State University, Chico graduate student Skye “The P.E. Guy” Dunn is in New York City as he concludes a six-month, coast-to-coast walk/bike/skate trek advocating healthy and high-quality physical education as an answer to the nation’s obesity problem.

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Chico State Animation Students Bring Home Top Awards Again

Dateline: 11-15-2007

Students from Clarke Steinback’s video game development class at California State University, Chico, brought home the top award for Best Interactive Media at the CSU Media Arts Festival, held at CSU, Channel Islands Nov. 3. This is a competition among the 23 CSU campuses.

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Holiday Season Concert Will Be Presented Dec. 7-9

Dateline: 11-13-2007

California State University, Chico’s Department of Music and the School of the Arts get the holiday season off to a resounding start with the annual Glorious Sounds of the Season concert. Proceeds from the concerts will go toward music scholarships for CSU, Chico students.

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Speaker Addresses Sustainability and Graphic Design

Dateline: 11-09-2007

Phil Hamlett, co-chair of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Center for Sustainable Design, an initiative defining sustainable business practices for the graphic design community, will speak at California State University, Chico, Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 3 p.m. in Tehama Hall 106.

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College Math Day Introduces 11th and 12th Graders to College Environment

Dateline: 11-07-2007

Sixty 11th and 12th graders from 10 area high schools will participate in College Math Day on Friday, Nov. 16 at California State University, Chico. The day, sponsored by the Center for Math and Science, is designed to interest students in studying math at the university level.

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First Chico Greenies Awarded at Sustainability III Conference

Dateline: 11-07-2007

This Way to Sustainability III welcomed more than 1,100 participants to the Bell Memorial Union at California State University, Chico Nov. 1 through Nov. 4. At least 200 of the attendees were students from other universities.

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Humanities and Fine Arts Offers Trip to Spain and Portugal

Dateline: 11-06-2007

The College of Humanities and Fine Arts, California State University, Chico, is hosting a tour to Spain and Portugal June 1–12, 2008. The tour will include three nights in Lisbon, one in Cordoba, two in Granada, one in Toledo and three in Madrid.

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The Orion Wins First National Award For Online Edition

Dateline: 11-06-2007

The Orion, California State University, Chico’s student newspaper, has won its first Online Pacemaker award for the Web-based edition of its publication.

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Addressed in Talk

Dateline: 11-05-2007

A nationally recognized expert on alcohol abuse and how it impacts mental health will be giving a free talk at California State University, Chico’s Laxson Auditorium tomorrow, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m.

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CSU, Chico Receives National Teacher Training Accreditation

Dateline: 12-13-2007

California State University, Chico’s School of Education has received national accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

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Staff Council Creates Christmas for 210 Children

Dateline: 12-13-2007

The Staff Council at California State University, Chico is in its 22nd year of sponsoring the Needy Children’s Gift Program, and it’s been another wonderful year for the program. This year 210 children from 91 families will receive gifts through the generosity of departments and offices within the University. Some local businesses also participate.

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Grossman Family Contributes $5,000 to SAGE for Environmental Stewardship Prizes

Dateline: 12-11-2007

Katie Gonser and her husband, Ken Grossman, co-founder of Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, today announced sponsorship of the SAGE Award for Environmental Stewardship. This award was made to the Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE) program at California State University, Chico, to be distributed to high school students who display the most creativity, innovation and effectiveness at launching environmental ventures.

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College of Agriculture Staff Member and Students Win Top Honors at State Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet

Dateline: 12-10-2007

College of Agriculture Outreach Coordinator Shannon Douglass and student Grace Berryhill won top prizes in two divisions of the state Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet held as part of the California Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting in Sparks, Nev., the first weekend in December. Douglass won the open competition for 18- to 35-year-old members, and Berryhill placed first in the separate Collegiate Discussion Meet.

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Effects of Early Life Stress on Brain Development Is Focus of 6th Annual Children in Trauma Conference

Dateline: 12-06-2007

California State University, Chico Continuing Education, in partnership with Butte County Family Court Services, Superior Court of California, presents Children in Trauma 2008: Helping Children Survive Trauma: Early Life Stress, Brain Development and Effective Interventions. The two-day professional development conference will be held Jan. 11-12, 2008, at the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium on the CSU, Chico campus.

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Entrepreneur and Author Jack Schultz to speak at Tri County Economic Forecast Conference

Dateline: 12-06-2007

Jack Schultz, author of Boomtown USA: The 7 ½ Keys to Big Success in Small Towns, will be the keynote speaker at the 8th Annual Tri County Economic Forecast Conference hosted by the California State University, Chico Center for Economic Development. The conference takes place Thursday, Jan. 17, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Bell Memorial Union on the CSU, Chico campus.

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This Way to Sustainability III Conference Features Five Keynote Speakers and Chico’s First-Ever Greenie Awards

Dateline: 10-25-2007

This Way to Sustainability III, the largest sustainability conference of its kind in the United States, will be held in the Bell Memorial Union at California State University, Chico Nov. 1 through Nov. 4. The conference will be hosted by CSU, Chico; Butte Community College; the Associated Students of CSU, Chico; and the Associated Students of Butte Community College.

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Former “Lost Boy of Sudan” Will Address Human Rights Abuses in South Sudan and Darfur

Dateline: 10-24-2007

Deng Chol, executive director of the Lost Boys’ and Lost Girls’ National Nonprofit Organization, will speak on “Human Rights Abuses and Mass Murder by the Khartoum Government in the South of Sudan and in Darfur” on Monday, Nov. 5. The presentation, to be held at 8 p.m. in Holt 170 on the California State University, Chico campus, is free and open to the public.

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The 20th Annual Pumpkin Drop – Noon on Halloween

Dateline: 10-24-2007

Get in the Halloween spirit as the Society of Physics Students at California State University, Chico presents the Twentieth Annual Pumpkin Drop at high noon on Wednesday, Oct. 31, on the south side of Butte Hall.

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Museum Without Walls Lecture this Thursday: ‘It’s All in Your Head’

Dateline: 10-24-2007

The Northern California Natural History Museum (NCNHM) at California State University, Chico will host audiologist Crystal Chalmers, MS, as its speaker for the last program in the fall series “It’s All in Your Head.”

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Elementary Students Join CSU, Chico Classes for Mathematics

Dateline: 10-22-2007

Approximately 160 fourth, fifth and sixth graders from McManus Elementary School will spend the day at California State University, Chico on Friday, Oct. 26, participating in the Mathematics Early Field Experience (MEFE) Day. The day is a celebration of mathematics supported jointly by the University and local elementary partner schools.

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Popular and Educational ‘Fun Without Alcohol Fair’ to be Held Today

Dateline: 10-18-2007

California State University, Chico’s 2007 Fun Without Alcohol Fair will offer interactive booths and entertainment to approximately 1,000 area youths on the Kendall Hall lawn and adjoining areas.

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CSU, Chico Students and Faculty Continue the Rebuild New Orleans Project

Dateline: 10-18-2007

Students and faculty from the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management at California State University, Chico will travel in January 2008 to New Orleans for the third time. They will continue their efforts to help rebuild New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the devastating hurricane that struck Louisiana in August 2005. The Rebuild New Orleans Project (RNOP) team grew in size from 22 students in 2006 to 55 in 2007.

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Grant Will Improve Science Teacher Retention

Dateline: 10-16-2007

Bev Marcum, director of the California Science Project Inland Northern Site, California State University, Chico, has been awarded a four-year grant for $439,000 from the California Postsecondary Commission and the California Science Project for work with the Science Teacher Retention Initiative. This initiative is built on work Marcum has been doing with the Science Project and with grants from NASA’s Opportunities for Visionary Academics Program and CSU, Chico’s Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching for support of interdisciplinary collaboration in the sciences for more than 10 years.

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CSU, Chico Microbiologist Collaborates in $1.2 Million National Science Foundation Award

Dateline: 10-15-2007

Gordon Wolfe, a microbial ecologist at California State University, Chico, is part of a collaborative $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study organisms living in the boiling acid pools and hot acidic lakes of Lassen Volcanic National Park.

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CSU, Chico To Try To Break Its Own National Record in Fund-raising for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Dateline: 10-15-2007

The 7th annual student-sponsored Up ’til Dawn event at California State University, Chico will be held Monday evening, Nov. 5. Anyone is welcome to join students in a night of letter writing, fun, live performances, time with a St. Jude patient and education on the work of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in treating and researching childhood cancer and other catastrophic diseases.

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CSU, Chico College of Business Included in ‘Best Business Schools’ Publication

Dateline: 10-15-2007

California State University, Chico’s College of Business is among the best business schools in the country, according to The Princeton Review, a New York-based education services company that included CSU, Chico in the just-published 2008 edition of “Best 290 Business Schools.”

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UN Climate Control Panel Shares 2007 Nobel Prize with Al Gore; CSU, Chico Environmental Scientist One of Lead Authors

Dateline: 10-12-2007

California State University, Chico biologist Jeff Price, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, is one of the lead authors of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that received the Nobel Peace Prize, which was announced today.

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Alumni Mixer Kicks Off Family Weekend at CSU, Chico

Dateline: 10-11-2007

The 2007 California State University, Chico Family Weekend will begin tonight at 5 p.m. with an alumni mixer at the Warrens Center on the CSU, Chico campus. It is the first event of a weekend designed especially for parents of CSU, Chico students. As part of the weekend, a Parent Advisory Council will be launched, with 12 parents serving as the first members of this advisory group.

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Construction Management’s Building Information Modeling Lab Will Be Dedicated on Friday

Dateline: 10-11-2007

The Department of Construction Management (CM) at California State University, Chico and Turner Construction Company’s Sacramento Regional Office announce the opening and dedication of the Turner Building Information Modeling (BIM) Laboratory in O’Connell 127A on the CSU, Chico campus at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 12.

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CSU, Chico Holds 13th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference

Dateline: 10-10-2007

Community involvement, sustainability and student success are some of the topics to be addressed during California State University, Chico’s 13th annual Conference on Learning and Teaching today, Oct. 10, through Friday, Oct. 12.

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Fall Ethics Series Explores Universal Health Care

Dateline: 10-09-2007

Moonlight Walk To Once Again Check Campus Safety

Dateline: 10-05-2007

Please join California State University, Chico President Paul Zingg, the University Public Safety Committee and other members of the campus community for the 3rd Annual Moonlight Safety Walk on Wednesday, October 17.

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Prospective Students to Preview CSU, Chico Campus on Oct. 27

Dateline: 10-05-2007

Chico Preview Day, California State University, Chico will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 am to 3 pm, beginning in the Bell Memorial Union. The fall open house gives prospective students and their families an opportunity to visit the campus and talk directly with faculty and service program personnel.

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Receives $1 Million Grant To Establish Endowment

Dateline: 10-05-2007

The Bernard Osher Foundation has approved a $1 million endowment for California State University, Chico’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).

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National Science Foundation Grant to Increase Number of Math and Science Teachers

Dateline: 09-24-2007

California State University, Chico students will be receiving $10,000 scholarships to become math and science teachers, thanks to a new $749,180 grant from the National Science Foundation.

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Record Number of Students Plan to Break Fund-raising Record for St. Jude Children’s Hospital Tonight

Dateline: 11-05-2007

More than 2,100 students have signed up for the Up ’til Dawn event at California State University, Chico this evening, Nov. 5. They will spend the evening writing letters to their friends and family requesting donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Livestock Judging Team Prepares for National Championship Event

Dateline: 11-01-2007

California State University, Chico’s livestock judging team from the College of Agriculture is preparing for the national championship event Nov. 12 after a season of 10 straight top-10 finishes.

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CSU, Chico Awarded $944,415 Grant for Improving Teacher Quality Grant

Dateline: 10-31-2007

The Mathematics Project at California State University, Chico has won funding for a new professional development project to improve math instruction in kindergarten through second grade. The California Postsecondary Education Commission (CPEC) awarded a four-year grant of $944,415 to the University in a statewide competition.

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Fall Museum Without Walls Programs Announced

Dateline: 09-20-2007

The Northern California Natural History Museum (NCNHM) at California State University, Chico will present its Fall Museum Without Walls presentation series beginning in October.

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Rawlins Merit Award Ceremony Features High-achieving Students and Honors World War II Hero

Dateline: 09-19-2007

Nineteen California State University, Chico students with numerous achievements and inspiring stories will be honored tomorrow, Sept. 20, at the 26th annual Rawlins Merit Award Reception at 4 p.m. on the Kendall Hall lawn.

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New Online Certification Program for Pavement Professionals

Dateline: 09-19-2007

A new online certification program for the California Pavement Preservation Center (CP2C) is being developed for people who work in the pavement preservation field. Denny Gier, pavement engineer with the Department of Construction Management, College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management, is in charge of the project.

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President Leads Trip to Hear Needs of the North State

Dateline: 09-17-2007

California State University, Chico President Paul Zingg is leading a group of faculty and staff on a two-day trip through the North State Sept. 21-22 to better understand the needs of the communities in the region and reaffirm the University’s commitment to be of service.

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College of Business Student Wins National Scholarship for Research on Sustainability

Dateline: 09-13-2007

California State University, Chico business student Greg Turcotte has received the $10,000 2007 SAP America Scholarship for a research paper applying accounting principles to monitoring greenhouse gas emissions.

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National Science Foundation Awards CSU, Chico $598,000 for Scholarships in Computer Science, Engineering and Engineering Technology

Dateline: 09-04-2007

The California State University, Chico Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Program has received $598,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for scholarships for educationally disadvantaged students.

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University Foundation Adds New Board Members

Dateline: 09-04-2007

The University Foundation, California State University, Chico, named two new board members at its most recent meeting in June for three-year terms.

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Million-Dollar Grant Evaluates Sacramento River Health

Dateline: 08-30-2007

California State University, Chico Research Foundation and partners from UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz and The Nature Conservancy will be working on a million-dollar grant with the Sacramento River Monitoring and Assessment Project (SRMAP) to evaluate the health of restoration projects along the Sacramento River. The Sacramento River is the largest river system in California. Restoration projects for habitat, bank and flood protection; fisheries and water quality; and endangered and threatened species have been a regional and state goal for almost two decades.

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History Professor Researches Slave Labor in the Civil War Era in California

Dateline: 08-29-2007

California’s reputation as a “free” state during the Civil War era is largely undeserved, said Michael Magliari, a professor of history at California State University, Chico. Magliari is working on a book on the exploitation of Indian workers in the state during the 1850s and 1860s. With the passage of California’s Act for the Government and Protection of Indians, a system of what Magliari calls “unfree labor” was made legally possible, fostering “abuses that shaded over into de facto slavery.”

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Center for Entrepreneurship Director Appointed

Dateline: 08-28-2007

California State University, Chico’s College of Business has announced the appointment of Ryne Johnson as the new director of the Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Historic Preservation Conference and Workshop To Be Held at CSU, Chico

Dateline: 08-28-2007

Planners and other resource professionals, faculty, students and the general public are invited to a one-day conference on historic preservation on Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium, California State University, Chico.

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Construction Management Professor Will Be Honored at Dedication of Red Bluff Underpass

Dateline: 08-22-2007

The underpass segment of Red Bluff’s River Park Trail project will be dedicated to Richard G. Holman, Department of Construction Management, California State University, Chico for his contributions to the project. Red Bluff Trails United (RBTU) will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Red Bluff on Thursday, Aug. 30 at 4 p.m. at the entrance to the trail underpass behind the Chamber of Commerce at River Park.

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History Professor Researches Slave Labor in the Civil War Era in California

Dateline: 08-29-2007

California’s reputation as a “free” state during the Civil War era is largely undeserved, said Michael Magliari, a professor of history at California State University, Chico. Magliari is working on a book on the exploitation of Indian workers in the state during the 1850s and 1860s. With the passage of California’s Act for the Government and Protection of Indians, a system of what Magliari calls “unfree labor” was made legally possible, fostering “abuses that shaded over into de facto slavery.”

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Center for Entrepreneurship Director Appointed

Dateline: 08-28-2007

California State University, Chico’s College of Business has announced the appointment of Ryne Johnson as the new director of the Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Historic Preservation Conference and Workshop To Be Held at CSU, Chico

Dateline: 08-28-2007

Planners and other resource professionals, faculty, students and the general public are invited to a one-day conference on historic preservation on Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium, California State University, Chico.

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Agriculture Student Will Be Youth Ambassador for Beef Industry

Dateline: 11-30-2007

Michelle Wiggley, a native of Red Bluff and an agricultural student at California State University, Chico, received an honorable mention award at the National Beef Competition held in New Orleans in October. Wiggley will become a member of the National Beef Ambassador team and will travel throughout the United States in 2008 addressing beef industry issues.

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Ethics Forum Will Address Global Public Health

Dateline: 10-31-2007

The Center for Applied and Professional Ethics (CAPE) at California State University, Chico will sponsor “If We Fail to Act: Ethical Challenges to 21st Century Global Public Health” on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in PAC 134.

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Visually Impaired Students Receive Scholarships

Dateline: 08-22-2007

Three California State University, Chico juniors have each received $5,000 scholarships designated for visually impaired students.

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Visually Impaired Students Receive Scholarships

Dateline: 08-22-2007

Three California State University, Chico juniors have each received $5,000 scholarships designated for visually impaired students.

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Construction Management Professor Will Be Honored at Dedication of Red Bluff Underpass

Dateline: 08-22-2007

The underpass segment of Red Bluff’s River Park Trail project will be dedicated to Richard G. Holman, Department of Construction Management, California State University, Chico for his contributions to the project. Red Bluff Trails United (RBTU) will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Red Bluff on Thursday, Aug. 30 at 4 p.m. at the entrance to the trail underpass behind the Chamber of Commerce at River Park.

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CSU, Chico Named One of Top ‘Green’ Schools

Dateline: 08-20-2007

California State University, Chico has been named to a list of 15 colleges and universities around the world cited for their leadership in sustainability and environmental programs.

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CSU, Chico Named One of Top ‘Green’ Schools

Dateline: 08-20-2007

California State University, Chico has been named to a list of 15 colleges and universities around the world cited for their leadership in sustainability and environmental programs.

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Hearst/CSU Trustees’ Award Honors Construction Management Student

Dateline: 08-10-2007

Senior Kevin Brady, a construction management major at California State University, Chico, has received a 2007-08 William R. Hearst/CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement, one of the most prestigious honors a student in the CSU can receive.

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Hearst/CSU Trustees’ Award Honors Construction Management Student

Dateline: 08-10-2007

Senior Kevin Brady, a construction management major at California State University, Chico, has received a 2007-08 William R. Hearst/CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement, one of the most prestigious honors a student in the CSU can receive.

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CSU, Chico Offers Summer Programs for Various Student Groups That Face Barriers to Higher Education

Dateline: 07-19-2007

California State University, Chico has been host this summer to several groups of students looking to overcome obstacles to receive a college education. The following programs are some of the larger outreach programs hosted by the University during the summer.

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Associated Students Child Development Laboratory Receives New Name and National Accreditation

Dateline: 07-19-2007

The Child Development Laboratory at California State University, Chico under the Child Development Program has partnered with the on-campus Associated Students Children’s Center for the last three years to provide comprehensive services to university students and families in the community. After meetings between the faculty, the dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, the Associated Students and the Children’s Center director, the program has officially been renamed Associated Students Child Development Laboratory.

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Boot Camp Readies New College Students for Success in Calculus

Dateline: 07-19-2007

A different kind of boot camp is in session now in Holt Hall at California State University, Chico. Twenty first-time freshmen in math, science and engineering programs are going through some rigorous training to prepare them for battle with college-level precalculus, calculus, chemistry and physics. The students come from throughout California.

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CSU, Chico Alum Receives Prestigious College of Medicine Outstanding Student Award

Dateline: 07-17-2007

Troy A. Miles, a 2006 graduate in biological sciences, California State University, Chico, received the Ralph Ger Award for Outstanding Student of the Year in Clinical Anatomy at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City.

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The Orion Wins Top General Excellence Award From California Newspaper Publishers Association

Dateline: 07-17-2007

The Orion, California State University, Chico’s student newspaper, received the first-place award for general excellence Saturday, July 14, at the California Newspaper Publishers Association’s 2006 Better Newspapers Contest awards ceremony.

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Court Theatre’s ‘Cabaret’ Opens Friday

Dateline: 07-11-2007

“Cabaret,” Court Theatre’s main musical production staged in Harlen Adams Theatre, will open on Friday, July 13. The award-winning musical was first made into a movie in 1972 starring Lisa Minelli and Joel Grey.

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CSU, Chico’s Archaeologists Study Ishi Conservation Camp

Dateline: 07-03-2007

For much of the campus at California State University, Chico, summer is marked by a pace that is a measure slower than the usual hectic pace of the academic semester. For the Archaeological Research Program, however, these are busy times. Program director Greg White, his colleagues and student staff are busy throughout the North State, helping state and federal agencies, communities and Native American tribes consider heritage values in everyday activity and long-term planning for land use and natural resources.

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