INSIDE Chico State
0 February 27, 2003
Volume 33 Number 11
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico






Provost's Corner

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Briefly Noted

See Bunya-bunya on Arboretum Tour

The first spring campus arboretum tour will be March 5 and will focus on medicinal plants, including California coffeeberry, ginkgo, Oregon grape, sweetgum, and soap root. Additional tours will be March 19, April 2, 16, and 30. All tours begin at 11 am in front of Kendall Hall, are open to the public, and are led by staff and faculty. Don’t miss the new bunya-bunya from Australia, an evergreen coniferous tree, and the dawn redwood from China.

Forensic Team Talks Up a Win

The CSU, Chico forensics team won first place in team sweepstakes in the Northern California Forensic Association Championship Tournament for the second year, besting 35 institutions on Feb. 9 at Humboldt State University. At nearly all levels of competition, the CSU, Chico team took first place, including Novice Speaker, Novice Policy Debate, Dramatic Duo Interpretation, and Poetry Interpretation. Kristina Schriver, Communication Arts and Sciences, is director of forensics.

Travel to Exotic ‘Siam’

Thailand, once known as Siam, is the land of the Golden Triangle, mysterious and beautiful. The College of Natural Sciences is offering the opportunity to explore Thailand Nov. 6–20 on a trip organized by Passages Educational Tours. Roger Lederer, director of the Bidwell Environmental Institute and the Rawlins Professor of Environmental Literacy, and Carol Burr, director of the Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies, will lead the tour. For more information, go to


In the Jan. 30, 2003, issue of Inside Chico State, the name of Shekhar Misra, chair, Finance and Marketing and interim chair, Management, was inadvertently transposed.
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