Emeritus biology professor David Kistner was quoted in June in the Feather River Bulletin and other Sierra newspapers about an increase in the buffalo gnat population.
Physical education and exercise science professor Cathrine Himberg was featured in a June 13 article in the Oakland Tribune about her efforts to make P.E. classes more fun and inclusive. The article was run in several other Bay Area newspapers. She also discussed the same topic as a featured guest on the Michael Medved Show, a nationally syndicated radio program, on Aug. 9.
Anthropology professor Turhon Murad was featured in a June 5 article in the Redding Record-Searchlight about some ancient Native American bones found in a septic tank.
A project by construction management professors Rovane Younger and Richard Holman to strengthen levees using waste tires was the subject of a news item in the June 8 Sacramento Bee. The project also received attention from many other Sacramento, Chico, and Valley media outlets.
CSU, Chico archeologists were mentioned in a May 30 story in the San Jose Mercury-News about excavations in San Jose's Chinatown area.
Physical education and exercise science professor Tom Fahey was quoted in Jane Brody's "Personal Health" column in the July 13 New York Times about muscle loss that comes with age.
President Manuel Esteban and Vice Provost Bob Hannigan were quoted in a July 22 front page story in the Sacramento Bee on the university's increasing popularity with prospective students.
Psychology professor Edward Abramson was quoted in the July/August issue of Weight Watchers Magazine, and has also been interviewed for upcoming issues of New Woman, Fitness, and American Health magazines. He is the author of the new book, To Have And To Hold: How To Take Off the Weight When Marriage Puts On the Pounds.