December 2004 • Vol 8 • No 4
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A year to celebrate

The first anniversary of the opening of the Save Mart Center at Fresno State was celebrated last month by campus and community officials who gathered near the massive bronze Bulldog statue in the Shehadey Lobby. more

Study quantifies CSU value

A sweeping, comprehensive study of the impact of the California State University dramatically shows how the university system and its 23 campuses directly or indirectly affect the economic, social, intellectual and cultural life of all of California. more

Francine Oputa honored

Women’s Resource Center coordinator Francine Oputa was honored in November as one of  "24 Women of Influence” in 2004 by KSEE-TV 24. more

Faculty Feature

"Faculty That Energize Fresno State" is a new feature on

Brief portraits and photos of the 12 faculty members from the 2004-05 Provost’s Calendar are showcased. The site will be updated each month with the faculty member featured on the calendar for that month. more

CIT pioneer Ed Norum wins national honor

Edward Norum, the first executive director of the Center for Irrigation Technology at California State University, Fresno, has been named 2004 Person of the Year by the Irrigation Association. He was honored Nov. 15 at the International Irrigation Show in Tampa, Fla. more

About the Journal

The Journal is generally published online on the first day of each month or the weekday closest to the first from September through May.The deadline for submissions to Journal is 10 days prior to the first of each month. The May issue of the University Journal is the last issue of the 2004-05 year. The next edition of Journal will be published online in September 2005. Please e-mail submissions to You may include digital photos, video clips or audio clips that are publishable online. Phone messages, faxes or printed hard copies will not be accepted.

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John D. Welty

Vice President for
University Advancement

Peter N. Smits


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University Communications

Mark Aydelotte

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Shirley Melikian Armbruster

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Tom Uribes

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Enoch Gamoian

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Angel Langridge

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