FRIDAVAGANZA! Multiple Events Lined-Up for a Fun and Edifying Friday

DMD Nov 17

Friday, Nov 17, 2023 is shaping up to be a busy day at Fresno State and with the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM)

Here’s a list of a few events in our radar;

  • Mathematics

Day of Mathematics aka Math Madness

The 9th Annual Department of Mathematics Day (DMD) will take place Friday featuring several fun math activities.

Date: Friday, November 17, 2023

Time: 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Venue: Peters Business Building (PB) – Various Classrooms, including PB 013 and others.

Click this link to view the activities lined-up.

  • CASA

Paid Summer Opportunities Information Workshop

Fresno State Center for Access to Science for All Director Lilia De La Cerda is hosting an informational workshop for paid summer opportunities on Friday Nov. 17.

Here are the details

Date: Friday, Nov 17, 2023
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Venue: McLane 121

Click here to RSVP

Click this link to view the full announcement on our blog

If you have a question contact Fresno State CASA Phone Number 559.278.4748
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry Seminar Series: Scientist Dr. Paul Jordan Presents: A Journey From RSV To Nipah Virus

Note: Dr. Paul Jordan will host two events, a seminar starting at noon and a Q and A session, geared for students, starting at 2:30 P.M.

Dr. Paul Jordan, a senior antibody engineering scientist at Twist Pharma, is scheduled to discuss the challenges of treating the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and the discovery of a new drug, ALS-8176, which can inhibit RSV replication.

Seminar Title: Small molecule activation and inhibition of viral polymerases: a journey from RSV to Nipah Virus

Date: Friday Nov. 17, 2023
Time: 12:00 to 12:50 P.M.
Venue: Ag Mechanics, Room 102

Student portion of the event

Career in Biotech Q and A

Embarking on a Career in Biotech and the Pharmaceutical Industry:
An Early Career Perspective

Date: Friday Nov. 17, 2023
Time: 2:30 to 3:15 P.M.
Venue: Science I, Room 145

Click here for the event flyers.

Seminar Flyer and abstract PDF

Q and A Session Flyer

Click this link to view details of the presentations

  • Physics

Dr. Art Evans’ CTO Multiscale Systems explores the transition from physics to executive leadership. It emphasizes the importance of a physics background in solving engineering problems.

Topic: Academic alchemy and industrial innovation: transmuting journal papers into engineering solutions

Date: Friday, Nov. 17, 2023

Time: 3:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Venue: McLane Building, Room 16

Click this link to view details of the presentation.

  • Biology

Dr. Anil Shrestha, professor of weed science from the Department of Plant Science, will present about “Agroecosystems, Pests and Pesticides: Past, Present and Future.”

Date:  Friday, November 17th

Time:  3:00-4:00 PM

Place: McLane Building, Room 121

Here’s the link to the dedicated blog announcement

  • Psychology

The Applied Behavior Analysis Club (ABA) invites you to the 23rd Annual Fresno State ABA Conference

Date: Nov 17, 2023,

Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Alice Peters Auditorium (PB 191)


Rachel Taylor, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Topic: Toward Socially Meaningful Case Conceptualization: The Risk-Driven Approach

Hilary Laney, M.Ed, BCBA, LBA
Topic: Practical Applications to Integrating Assent into your Organization

Jennifer Posey, MA, BCBA
Topic: Practical Application of the Joy Index in Early Childhood ABA session

Angelica A Aguirre, Ph.D, BCBA-D: Topic: Let’s Get “Emotional”: The Effects of an Online Social Skills Program on Teaching Emotional Regulation Skills to Individuals with ASD


Regular registration / until November 16th

  • Professional $75
  • Student $15

Event day registration

  • Regular attendees $80

Click this link for details.

  • Campus Event

International Cultural Night

Become part of the international cultures represented at Fresno State at the 40th Annual International Culture Night.

This event connects the Fresno State campus and the local community with culture and traditions worldwide, specifically showcasing the performing arts and fashion of cultures in and around campus.

International Culture Night

Date: Friday, Nov. 17
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: Satellite Student Union

Click here for details.