Feb 10, 2014Vol. 44, Issue 3

'Health At Every Size' Approach Urges Self-Acceptance

Long-term evidence suggests that weight loss from traditional dieting is often ineffective and even harmful to physical and psychological health, writes nutrition professor Michelle Morris. A growing number of CSU, Chico students, faculty, and staff are embracing an alternative set of ideas focused on intuitive eating and enjoyable physical activity rather than dieting and weight loss.

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Roy Crosbie

2014 Research and Sponsored Programs’ Outstanding Project Director Awards

Four have been selected for the 2014 Office of Research and Sponsored Programs’ (RESP) 2014 Project Director Awards, including Professor Emeritus Roy Crosbie (pictured) for the Lifetime Achievement Award. The annual awards recognize faculty and staff who have been successful in securing and managing awards from external sponsors. Awardees are selected by RESP staff and will be honored at a Feb. 26 campus event.

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From the President's Desk

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The State of the CSU… and Us

Chancellor Timothy White outlined seven key investment areas in his State of the CSU address last month. CSU, Chico has already embraced each of them, including the commitment to appointing more tenure-track faculty as a way of supporting student growth and success.

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Administrator Profiles

New Deans Eye Strategies for Success

The University recently appointed new deans: Judith Hennessey, College of Business (pictured), and Angela Trethewey, College of Communication and Education. Both are eyeing strategies for moving their respective colleges forward.

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Program Spotlight

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The Care and Keeping of Chairs

Unknown to some, the role of department chair is among the most complex on a university campus. A new leadership development program backed by the provost aims to give chairs the tools they need to lead their departments in the emerging higher education landscape.

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Campus Event

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Sustainability Conference to Educate, Inspire

For eight years, This Way to Sustainability at CSU, Chico has awed and inspired faculty, staff, administrators, and others with powerful events and programming exploring what is possible in sustainability. This year promises to be no exception.

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