A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico
Dec 6, 2007 Volume 38 / Number 3


Up Front

Chico Students Excel at Model United Nations Conference

CSU, Chico students competing at the American West Model United Nations Conference Nov. 17–20 in Las Vegas 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.

The Distinguished Delegation award went to Asuka Hatta, Steven Kanavel, Tyler Hanges, and Lauren Goll, who represented Saudi Arabia. The Outstanding Delegation award went to Nathan Glover, Sarah Haskell, Heather McMurray, David Vielhaber, and Jennifer Cox, who represented South Africa.

Four individual students received awards: Asuka Hatta received a Distinguished Delegate award; Steven Kanavel received a Distinguished Delegate Award; Anthony Cortese received an Outstanding Delegate Award; and David Vielhaber received an Outstanding Delegate Award.

CSU, Chico Will Host 2008 Botanists Symposium

CSU, 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.

The symposium will attract hundreds of professional botanists, scholars, plant biologists, and students who will participate in a full schedule of peer-led sessions, poster presentations, and networking opportunities.The keynote speaker, Connie Millar of the U.S. Forest Service, will present “What to Do about Climate Change? Conservation, Blink, and the Art of Beginner’s Mind” during the annual Symposium Dinner.

To register or for more information, please visit the Northern California Botanists Symposium Web site at http://rce.csuchico.edu/norcalbotany/index.asp or call CSU, Chico Continuing Education, x6105.