May 2002 edition
Could a tomato, one day, keep cholera away? Or produce therapeutic antibodies to treat cancer? Researchers at CSUS think so, and they recently patented part of a gene that could turn tomatoes into low-cost, disease-relieving agents. Full story
Dot.coms: Boom, bust and beyond
Marketing professor Craig Kelley has been selected as the 41st recipient of the annual Scholarly Achievement Award. He will receive the award and give a lecture on "Click, Click, Clack: Lessons Learned from the E-Marketing Experience" at 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 8 in the University Union Hinde Auditorium. Full story
Top honors for Dorman
William Dorman, a longtime CSUS professor and a favorite among students, has been named as a 2002 recipient of the prestigious Wang Family Excellence Award from the CSU system. Dorman has a national reputation for his research on American mass media and its relationship to American foreign policy. Full story
Puppets star in 'Medea'
Medea, a classic Greek tragedy of intrigue and terror, has been given an innovative twist by the Richard Bay Puppet Theatre and the CSUS department of theatre and dance. Using original music and stylized movement, the play features life-size puppets that interact with actors on stage. The play's subject matter contains violence and death, and is not suggested for children. Full story
Mozart on love
At 8 p.m., Friday, May 10, the CSUS Opera Theatre opens a "School for Lovers" - the subtitle of Mozart opera Cosi fan tutte - scheduled for four performances, ending May 18. "It's going to be a fun-filled, innovative approach to opera performance," says Lynn Stradley, CSUS music professor and stage director for the show. Full story
CSUS will honor a pair of Hornet greats -- coach and administrator Cal Boyes and women's two-sport star Sue Digitale -- at the annual Images of Excellence/Hall of Fame Banquet on Wednesday, May 15. The year's top student-athletes also will be honored. For tickets, call (916) 278-6348 by May 8. Full story
What a racket!
CSUS has clinched both the men's and women's Big Sky Conference tennis championships this year. Each team receives an automatic berth to the NCAA Championships, which begin May 11. This marks the second-consecutive year the men have won the Big Sky Conference and the first-ever title for the women. Full story
Pair of pros
CSUS center Terence Wagner and defensive back Ed Canonico have each agreed to NFL free agent contracts. Wagner was signed by the New York Giants while Canonico will suit up for the Cleveland Browns. Full story