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Mai Der Vang's Poetry Reading and Discussion

Mai Der Vang California State University, Fresno English Department Mai Der Vang is the author of the poetry collection Afterland (Graywolf Press, 2017), winner of the 2016 Walt Whitman Award from…

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Car Smarts

Bernie Knaus New Autos Inc. http://www.newautosinc.com/ How can you tell if a car dealership is honest, and how do you know if you are being taken "for a ride"? Bernie Wallmark points…

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Research with the New CSU System Wide Discovery Interface

Irene Korber Library Research, Instruction, and Outreach Jodi Shepherd Library Collection Access & Management The Meriam Library is adopting a new Unified Library Management System called…

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Avoiding Plagiarism

Michael Polsan Student Judicial Affairs Gustavo Martir Student Learning Center Liz Konecny Student Learning Center The presenters provide a very straight-forward definition of plagiarism:…

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The Writer's Voice: Naomi Williams

Naomi Williams Faculty, University of California, Davis Author Naomi Williams reads from her novel, “Landfalls,” about French maritime explorations in the 18th century. Each chapter is…

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It Was Not a Dark and Stormy Night

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies Carson Medley breaks down and thoroughly discusses all the points that must be addressed in Chapter 1 of the Master’s Thesis. These…

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Put Up Your Dukes: The Oral Defense

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies A major step for a graduate student to earn his or her master’s degree is the oral defense of the master’s thesis. Carson…

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Zen and the Art of Questioning

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies Alternatively titled, “Which Came First – the Answer or the Question?,” this workshop addresses what the presenter…

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My Only Problem Is That I Don’t Have a Problem at All

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies Carson Medley teaches students how to find the problem, the issue – the conflict – around which to build their thesis. The…

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How to Write (or Start Thinking About) a Thesis or Project

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies This workshop introduces students to the culminating activity of their graduate education – the thesis or project. Carson discusses…

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I Have This IDEA

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies Carson Medley discusses the critical point of coming up with an idea to turn into a thesis or project. He talks about where researchable…

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Bilingual Reading with Maria Elena Llana

Maria Elena Llana Cuban Author and Journalist The Cuban journalist and fiction writer Maria Elena Llana began her career as a journalist in 1959, the year the Cuban revolution forced the dictator…

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Avoiding Procrastination

Christine Connerly, Student Learning Center Don’t delay - watch this one today! a focus of this workshop is on creating “a cycle of success” that will encourage you to get…

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Liberal Studies: CSET Preparation

Maria Sudduth, M.A. Faculty, CSU, Chico School of Education Education Professor Maria Sudduth presents strategies for doing well on the CSET exam (California Subject Examinations for Teachers), which…

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Writing for a Reader: Knowing Your Audience

Marissa Luna CSU, Chico Communications Studies Graduate Student Presenter Marissa Luna explains how the style of a student’s writing can – and should – vary, depending on the…

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Tackling the “Issue” Essay Requirement

Eric Dunk CSU, Chico English Graduate Student & Student Learning Center Tutor In the final presentation of his four-part GRE Writing Workshop series, Eric Dunk, a writing tutor in the Student…

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