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December 2006
DEC. 22
Visiting Fulbright Scholar From Bangladesh Guest Lectures at Cal State Fullerton While Studying Jewish Culture
Islam, chair of the University of Dhaka’s Department of World Religions, took his father’s advice to heart and has spent the past few decades working on building bridges between religions.
DEC. 21
Scholarship Award Honors Longtime Area Teacher
Christina Del Real of Costa Mesa was presented the scholarship at recent ceremonies hosted by Cal State Fullerton’s College of Education. A full-time teacher, Del Real is also a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in education. In addition, she seeks to earn a Reading/Language Arts Specialist Credential.
DEC. 21
Trademark Horn Sounds of Chicago to Headline Front & Center Gala Feb. 3
The group will bring its trademark horn sound and solid musicianship to the Honda Center (formerly the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim) Saturday, Feb. 3, to headline Cal State Fullerton’s 12th annual Front & Center gala.

DEC. 21
Teachers Who Are Also Students Receive Scholarship Awards
More than a dozen area elementary school teachers, who are also students themselves pursuing a master’s degree in education or are enrolled in a credential program at Cal State Fullerton, have been awarded scholarships at recent ceremonies sponsored by the university’s College of Education.

DEC. 18
CSUF Center Is Honored By National Council on Economic Education
Cal State Fullerton’s Center for Economic Education has been awarded five-year affiliation status from the National Center for Economic Education. The status is awarded to campus centers based on their performance in serving the economic education needs of their service area.
DEC. 18
CSUF Center for the Study of Emerging Markets Explores Business Outsourcing
Cal State Fullerton’s Center for the Study of Emerging Markets is conducting a study on outsourcing to expand on what the practice means for area businesses.
DEC. 18
New Graduate Scholarship Created for Guardian Scholars Program
Jason Darr is the inaugural recipient of the Robert Palmer Guardian Scholar Scholarship.
DEC. 15
50th Anniversary Committee Named for Milestone Celebration
In anticipation of Cal State Fullerton’s 50th anniversary, a planning committee has been formed to lead the yearlong activities that will be celebrated during the 2007-08 academic year.
DEC. 15
Topping-Off Ceremony Slated for CSUF’s Energy-Efficient “Green” Business Building
University and business leaders, alumni and students will gather Monday, Dec. 18, as the final steel beam is put into place on Steven G. Mihaylo Hall, the future home for Cal State Fullerton’s College of Business and Economics.
DEC. 13
Castro Named Team Leader for National Study on Hispanic Student Success
Study to focus on what contributes to the graduation rate of Latino students at higher-learning institutions.
DEC. 12
MAMM Alliance Elects Officers, Plans Inaugural Fundraiser With Carol Channing
Fullerton resident James D. “Jim” Young, emeritus professor of theatre, has been elected president of the MAMM Alliance for the Performing Arts, a newly formed group created to provide support for visiting artists and special programming for Cal State Fullerton’s College of the Arts.
DEC. 11
CSUF Dean of Engineering and Computer Science Receives Highest Honor from Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Inc.
Trail of accomplishments leads to professional group's highest honor for CSUF Dean Raman Unnikrishnan.
DEC. 11
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony Set for Dec. 15
Five Army ROTC cadets will be commissioned as second lieutenants during a Dec. 15 ceremony at Cal State Fullerton. The CSUF program welcomes cadets from other universities, including Biola, Chapman, UCI and Vanguard.
DEC. 05
Homeless People Count
Volunteers needed for a special effort to count the homeless in Orange County on January 25.
DEC. 05
Keeping In-Laws in the Family Business Fold Is Subject of Dec. 13 Workshop
Integration of in-laws in the family business can introduce complex dynamics and concerns. Cal State Fullerton’s Family Business Council hosts a Dec. 13 workshop “What Does it Take for In-Laws in the Family Business Not to be Considered Out-Laws?”
DEC. 05
Team Qualifying at CSUF Prelims Takes Third at JPL Invention Final
A Costa Mesa High School team that qualified at Cal State Fullerton last month for the finals, took third place Dec. 1 against 19 other schools from throughout Southern California in the JPL Invention Challenge at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena.
November 2006
NOV. 28
D.C. Internship Brings Lawmaking Alive for Political Science Major
CSUF student participates in an intensive two-week training course on how to work effectively in a congressional office.
NOV. 28
Eyewitness to War Speaks Dec. 4
The goal of the “Eyewitness to War” speaker series is to bring to campus people who experienced wartime in Europe and share their stories along with scholars who are experts on related topics. Shutkin’s talk is the first in the series.
NOV. 28
University's OLLI To Screen "Aurora Borealis"
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Cal State Fullerton is screening the 2006 film “Aurora Borealis,” starring Joshua Jackson and Donald Sutherland.
NOV. 28
Cal State Fullerton 'Outstanding Professor' Wiseman Dies
Richard Wiseman, Cal State Fullerton’s 2003-04 Outstanding Professor Award honoree, has died following a long illness. He was 54.
NOV. 22
Winners of JPL Invention Challenge at CSUF Still Face Stiff Competition
CSUF hosts Jet Propulsion Laboratory Invention Challenge with teams all over Southern California bringing their own device designed to put as many tennis balls into a distant 30-gallon steel container in a minute.
NOV. 21
Conditions of Children in Orange County
CSUF Center for Community Collaboration's annual report on conditions of children discussed at campus forum.
NOV. 20
Cal State Fullerton President Honored by Asian Business Association, Elected Vice Chair of Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
California State University, Fullerton President Milton A. Gordon has been honored locally by the Asian Business Association and elected nationally to serve as vice chair of an organization that champions Hispanic higher education success.
NOV. 17
Finding the Next Generation of Science Teachers IsTopic of Nov. 29 Breakfast Briefing
“Missing in Action! Where Will We Find the Next Generation of Science Teachers?”  is the topic the next Colloquium Breakfast Briefing presented by the Cal State Fullerton Colleagues of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
NOV. 16
A New Street at Cal State Fullerton Named for Businessman and Philanthropist Paul Folino
Philanthropist, recognized for his support of the university's College of Business and Economics, receives naming of the new street at the campus’ southeast entrance, Folino Drive.
NOV. 15
CSUF to Introduce New Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership
Prospective doctoral students are invited to information meetings on Nov. 18 and Dec. 14.
NOV. 14
Young Inventors to Try Putting Tennis Balls Into a Can. Sounds Simple.
CSUF to host Jet Propulsion Laboratory Invention Challenge with teams all over Southern California bringing their own device designed to put as many tennis balls into a distant 30-gallon steel container in a minute.
NOV. 14
Cal State Fullerton Student Enrollment Hits Highest Mark
Cal State Fullerton's fall enrollment of nearly 36,000 students has set an all-time record at the university.
NOV. 13
Community Forum on Conditions of Children in Orange County
The annual report outlines conditions that need improvement such as childhood obesity, underweight newborns, lack of immunizations in toddlers and declining funds being spent per student in public school.
NOV. 13
The Technological Challenges of Unmanned Systems
Cal State Fullerton’s College of Engineering and Computer Science Affiliates Technology Breakfast, featuring a presentation about “Unmanned Systems Technology,” Nov. 14.
NOV. 13
University Symphony Orchestra
University Symphony Orchestra, Kimo Furumoto conducting
Richard Stoltzman, guest clarinetist
NOV. 13
The Man Who Came To Dinner
THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER is the story of the unsuspecting Stanley family of Ohio, who invite the famous Sheridan Whiteside to dinner. When he slips on the ice and injures his hip, the dinner guest soon becomes a houseguest, who then becomes a most demanding and intimidating presence in the Stanley household.
NOV. 09
CSUF Engineering Team Beats a Stanford Team on Last Question
Correct answer to final question in Tech Bowl meant that the CSUF chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) placed in the top five in the first competition it had entered.
NOV. 07
Twenty-eight artists teaching in the Cal State Fullerton Art Department exhibit their most recent work ranging from a 6’ x 7’ oil painting to a collection of 100 miniature drawings; from traditional watercolors to animation character studies; from cast glass sculpture to videos, glass, ceramics, graphic design and kinetic artwork with flying aluminum birds.
NOV. 06
25th Annual Primate Research Forum Set for Nov. 11
The focus of the 25th annual Southern California Primate Research Forum is “Social Learning in Apes and Monkeys.”
NOV. 06
Cal State Fullerton to Host Veterans Recognition Event
Cal State Fullerton and Latino Advocates for Education will team up for the fifth consecutive year to honor veterans past and present at the 10th annual “Veterans Day Celebration: A Tribute to Mexican American Veterans.”
NOV. 06
Risk Management Symposium at CSUF Nov. 9
Jeffrey Vernor, manager of global risk management for Russell Investment Group, and the presidents of Southern California chapters of the Risk and Insurance Management Society will discuss risk management during a Thursday, Nov. 9, symposium at Cal State Fullerton.
NOV. 03
Fall Dance Theatre
CSUF’s FALL DANCE THEATRE features choreography ranging from jazz to modern dance.
NOV. 03
Business Leaders Becoming Professors for a Day
Twenty-four business leaders are sharing their expertise and experiences with students during CSUF College of Business and Economics’ annual “Professors for a Day.”
NOV. 01
Leadership Seminar on Integrity Nov. 7 at Cal State Fullerton
The importance of trust and credibility in business and how businesses remain competitive by operating with integrity, will be explored during a Nov. 7 leadership seminar for students hosted by Cal State Fullerton’s Center for Corporate Reporting and Governance and sponsored by Grant Thornton LLP.
NOV. 01
"Sex, Death and Money — Succession in the Family Business"
Transitions in the family business, including succession and estate planning, are the focus of the Nov. 7 workshop “Sex, Death and Money … What Else Is There in the Family Business,” presented by Cal State Fullerton’s Family Business Council.

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