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April 2013

April 02, 2013

Phone it in: New parking service is just for students

Sacramento State’s newly implemented PayByPhone mobile payment service means that students with smartphones no longer have to wait in line to buy machine-issued daily parking permits.

April 04, 2013

Sacramento State welcomes 'Cabaret'

Forget your cares and troubles and head for the Kit Kat Klub, open for business April 10-21 at the University Theatre as Sacramento State presents the Tony Award-winning "Cabaret."

April 08, 2013

Calories to Kilowatts demos people power

The Sac State campus community had a chance work up a sweat and make a little electricity during The WELL’s Calories to Kilowatts open house at 12:15 and 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 9.

April 09, 2013

Alumni Art Show deadline nears

Alumni, current students, faculty and staff who have completed 12 units at Sacramento State are invited to submit works for the annual juried Alumni Art Show.

April 09, 2013

Sac State included on string quartet's farewell tour

The famed Tokyo String Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, in Capistrano Hall’s Music Recital Hall as part of the University’s New Millennium Series of concerts.

April 10, 2013

Stem cell expert to deliver April lecture

Dr. Alan Trounson, president of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) in San Francisco, is the final speaker in the University’s Topics in Regenerative Medicine lecture series for the 2012-13 academic year.

April 10, 2013

ASI brings farmers markets to campus

Associated Students Inc. (ASI) is bringing three farmers markets to the campus’ Serna Plaza. The markets will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, April 11, 25 and May 9.

April 11, 2013

Gov. Brown's biographer booked for Sac State lecture

Chuck McFadden has written the first biography of Gov. Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown Jr. in 30 years and is surprised it has taken so long for someone to do it.

April 12, 2013

Sac State, Crocker re-team for the arts

Sacramento State once again brought live music, dance, dramatic readings and a surprise or two to the Crocker Art Museum for the second annual U-Nite – University Night Out – from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at the museum.

April 12, 2013

'SNL' trombonist, Sac State alum returns for concert

For almost 30 years, Sac State alumnus Steve Turre has been playing trombone with the "Saturday Night Live" band on NBC, as well as carving out a unique place in jazz music. Now he’s returning to his college home for a visit and performance with our student Jazz Ensembles at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, in the Music Recital Hall.

April 15, 2013

Civil Engineering prof wins president's research award

Sacramento State structural engineering Professor Ben Fell is this year’s recipient of the President’s Award for Research and Creative Activity. He will be honored in a ceremony at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in the University Union, Forest Suite.

April 15, 2013

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April 16, 2013

Wellness fair extends hand to the underserved

The Hmong Health Alliance is sponsoring Community Health and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 5, in the University Union, Redwood Room.

April 16, 2013

Sacramento State presents laughter at the opera

When people hear the word “opera” they usually think of very serious, somber musical presentations. But there are comedy operas, and Sacramento State’s Opera Theatre will present three of them in May.

April 17, 2013

International Week offers a world of opportunities

The nine-day Spring 2013 International Week at Sacramento State opens Sunday, April 21, with Japanese Culture Night and closes Monday, April 29, with a year-end celebration of the University’s 2012-13 One World Initiative: Global Perspectives on Water.

April 17, 2013

Heralded honor society to host annual induction

Sacramento State’s Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) Honor Society chapter has been singled out as one of the nation’s finest, earning a Chapter of Merit distinction this year.

April 18, 2013

Prof. edits book on off-campus teacher-ed movement

The idea of educational partnerships, with university students taking their teacher-preparation classes at inner-city public schools, is gaining traction across the nation, according to Jana Noel, a professor of teacher education at Sacramento State and editor of the book Moving Teacher Education into Schools and Communities: Prioritizing Community Strengths ($47, Routledge, 236 pages).

April 22, 2013

Sac State to celebrate its first One World Initiative

Sacramento State will mark the end of its inaugural One World Initiative, “Global Perspectives on Water,” with a campus-wide celebration on Monday, April 29, in the University Union. The event, which is free and open to the public, will include student and faculty participation and a keynote address by world-renowned environmental activist Maude Barlow.

April 24, 2013

Fulbright scholar enjoys teaching in Poland

Sacramento State Psychology Professor Emeritus George L. Parrott is spending the spring term in Warsaw, Poland, courtesy of a Fulbright Scholarship. Parrott is presenting a special sub-program in “Psychology in English” at the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities.

April 25, 2013

Civil Engineering prof wins president's research award

Sacramento State structural engineering Professor Ben Fell is this year’s recipient of the President’s Award for Research and Creative Activity. He was honored in a ceremony on Wednesday, April 24, in the University Union, Forest Suite.

April 25, 2013

NSF Graduate Research Fellows have ties to Sac State

Three Sacramento State graduates and a current student are recipients of the National Science Foundation’s prestigious 2013 Graduate Research Fellowships.

April 26, 2013

Dance concert spotlights student talent

From the loss of a loved one to the exploration of outer space, Sacramento State’s dance students explore a wide range of experiences and emotions in “Coming Out of the Air Vents: Senior Dance Concert 2013.”

April 26, 2013

Sac State welcomes guests for Choralfest

The Sacramento State University Choirs, under the leadership of Donald Kendrick, present CHORALFEST – a Choral Concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Sacred Heart Church located on the corner of 39th and J streets.

April 30, 2013

Political symposium to honor late Sac State professor

Sacramento State’s Center for California Studies will present The Jeff Lustig Symposium from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Alumni Center.

April 30, 2013

CBA professor receives achievement award

College of Business Administration Professor Necmi Karagozoglu is this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award.