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February 2013

February 04, 2013

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February 05, 2013

Fulbright Senior Scholar extends Sac State's reach

Sacramento State History Professor Michael Vann is ideally suited to teach in Indonesia as a Fulbright Senior Scholar. He has been developing a world history curriculum for Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, since September and will complete his fellowship in June.

February 05, 2013

Political scientist takes lead at research institute

David Barker is “jazzed” about his new role as director of the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at Sacramento State. Barker, 43, is just the third director of the Institute, which was founded in 1989 as a resource for nonprofits, government agencies and the academic world.

February 07, 2013

Sacramento State to honor alumni

Sacramento State is ready to honor another set of outstanding alumni during the Distinguished Alumni Awards (DAA) at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the University’s Alumni Center.

February 07, 2013

Theatre & Dance students compete for scholarships

Sacramento State Theatre & Dance acting students are preparing for a competition that could result in trips to the Kennedy Center in Washington.

February 11, 2013

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February 12, 2013

Alvin Ailey dance courses offered at Sac State

Two members of the prestigious Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Foundation will present a three-day residency dance intensive of classes, lectures and dance techniques – many of them open to the public – Feb. 21-23 at Sacramento State.

February 13, 2013

Construction Management squads setting standard

Sacramento State’s Construction Management Department has added more wins to its many regional and national awards, dominating the Associated Schools of Construction competition in Sparks, Nev., Feb. 6-9.

February 14, 2013

S/BAD's 'New Beginnings' reflects troupe's new faces

Sacramento/Black Art of Dance (S/BAD) presents “New Beginnings,” a concert performance that reflects the changes in the company’s dancers.

February 15, 2013

Students lead anti-bullying campaign

Sacramento State’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and the having Hope, Awareness, Respect and accomplishing it Together (Have HART) campaign will welcome Kevin Bracy to Sacramento State as a speaker for an anti-bullying event from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 in the University Union. The event is free and open to the public.

February 15, 2013

Professor launches citywide kids book drive

Professor Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin has operated a one-woman bookmobile out of her personal vehicle and home garage for the past four years, gathering up some 24,000 used children’s books and delivering them to local schools and social service agencies. Now she's taking her book appeal public for the first time, asking the community to donate gently used books suitable for readers up to age 18.

February 18, 2013

STEM lecture will address Delta issues

Leo Winternitz, senior advisor for The Nature Conservancy, is the first speaker in Sacramento State’s spring 2013 STEM Scholars Lecture Series. He will discuss “Issues, Myths and Potential Solutions: An Overview of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 in the University Union’s Redwood Room.

February 18, 2013

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February 20, 2013

Symposium will showcase top student researchers

Sacramento State’s 2013 Student Research Symposium will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 1, in the University Union.

February 20, 2013

Renovated molecular biology lab is unveiled

Sacramento State has unveiled its cutting-edge molecular biology lab known as CIMERA, or Center for Interdisciplinary Molecular Biology Education, Research and Advancement.

February 22, 2013

Tea ceremonies are steeped in Japanese tradition

The anonymous donor behind the charming Sokiku Nakatani Tea Room and Garden at Sacramento State’s University Library will continue to honor the woman for whom they’re named by funding a series of springtime teas.

February 25, 2013

Sac State expands Super Sunday outreach

Sacramento State’s Super Sunday outreach to local churches has been so successful that it expanded to two Sundays this year – Feb. 17 and 24.

February 26, 2013

'Women of Juarez' explores border disappearances

More than a thousand women have disappeared or been murdered in Ciudad Juarez in a decade and a half, leaving behind grieving families and accusations of police corruption, and creating an atmosphere of fear in the Mexican border town.

February 27, 2013

Great Cake Walk seeks to narrow achievement gap

The Great Cake Walk, Sacramento’s sweetest fundraiser, is a chance to have your cake – and other tempting confections – and help high school students fulfill their college dreams.

February 28, 2013

Smoke closes Alpine Hall for evening