Earth & Environmental Sciences

Geology Major Ireland McCall Wins $10K Scholarship

We have a winner! Geology major and a minor in water Ireland McCall was awarded a $10,000 scholarship to support her education. The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Foundation awarded a $50,000 scholarship to eight college students who are in their third year at California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) schools.  […]

Varun Raj is the senator for the College of Science and Mathematics at Fresno State.

Senator Varun Raj Shares his Vision for CSM

Members of the Fresno State student government play a crucial role in representing student interests and creating a connection between students, staff, and faculty.  Here’s the College of Science and Mathematics senator, sharing his vision.  Name: Virun Raj Major/Program in CSM: Master of Biotechnology Year in School: First-year graduate student Background:  I am a first-year graduate student in […]

Sarah Bozsum is a senior biology major

Academic Journey Essay: Exploring Careers Through Experience

By Sarah Bozsum Senior, biology major Photo: Sarah Bozsum poses in front of the newly unveiled bronze statue of Victor E. Bulldog III, retired Fresno State’s live mascot, located at the front entrance of the Resnick Student Union. Photos by Maurice O. Ndole My childhood ambition was clear– becoming a veterinarian and soothe the suffering of […]

Alicia Betancourt

How an Internship at Fresno’s Discovery Center Shaped My STEM Journey

By Alicia Betancourt Junior, biology major My pursuit of a STEM career and education wasn’t just about following a passion; it was a relentless odyssey marked by late-night study sessions and groggy early mornings as I grappled with the intricate dance between mitosis and meiosis. There were moments when it all felt like a Sisyphean […]

Fresno State President Saul Jimenez Sandoval

Success in College: A Journey of Self-Discovery and Growth

As students get closer to graduation after four years at Fresno State, many can’t help but feel a sense of accomplishment and nostalgia. Some may also have a feeling of apprehension for what lies ahead because once you graduate, you no longer have the “I’m a student” excuse to slack off.  For many, college is […]

Family Partnership Conference Cover

Family Partnership Conference Attracts Over 300 Participants Aug 19

On August 19, 2023, Fresno State’s College of Science and Mathematics, hosted a successful Family Partnership Conference, attended by more than 300 students and their parents. The event was co-hosted by Fresno State faculty, Dr. Mario Bencomo, Mathematics and Dr. Francine Arroyo, of Biology. Fresno State President Saul Jimenez-Sandoval addressed the students and their parents […]