A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico
December 8, 2005 Volume 36 / Number 4


Briefly Noted

‘Skeleton Stories’

Turhon Murad, forensic anthropologist, was interviewed for Skeleton Stories, a new TV series produced by Atlas Media Corp. for broadcast on Discovery Health this month. The series delves into the case files of the country’s top board-certified forensic anthropologists and “reveals the secrets trapped deep inside the human body,” according to Atlas Media’s Web site (atlasmediacorp.com). Atlas Media visited campus last summer to gather information for three stories.

Historians Tour Chico

Giovanna Jackson, visual resources curator, Art and Art History, coordinated the Northern California Chapter Society of Architectural Historians on Oct. 21–22. Michele Shover, Political Science, talked about the historical background of 19th-century Chico. The next day, approximately 30 architectural historians, historic preservationists, and city planners toured the city, including tours of Bidwell Mansion, the downtown commercial district, Stansbury House, South of Campus historic district, Northgraves-Compton-Patrick House, and Doe Mill neighborhood.

RISE to Shine in New Home

The Resources in International Studies Education (RISE) of Northern California program will become part of the School of Education in the College of Communication and Education. The RISE library and artifact collection will be housed in Aymer J. Hamilton. The International Studies program will help support RISE, and a new partnership with the Museum of Anthropology will enrich the artifact collection.