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The plans for replacing Siskyou Hall have been proposed since last semester. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

New science building to begin construction

Alejandra Fraga // February 10, 2018

The construction of a new physical science building on campus will be initiated in fall of 2018, as announced in a university news release Thursday.The new building will be replacing Siskiyou Hall, after...

Colusa Hall, where the competition will take place. Photo credit: Alejandra Fraga

Chico State hosts 31st Annual Student Research Competition

Alejandra Fraga // March 2, 2017

Chico State will be holding the 2017 Student Research Competition. This competition allows students to share their achievements and work. The event is divided into sections based on class standing and...

Chemistry professor Lisa Ott has been engaging in innovative research focusing on turning the glycerol waste that results from biodiesel production into a solvent that scientists can use in chemical reactions. Photo credit: George Johnston

Professor pioneers research on repurposing biodiesel waste

Nick Bragg // April 15, 2015

With more than 200 million gallons of glycerol waste produced each year from manufacturing biodiesel, the process of disposing of this hazardous byproduct can be a sticky business. Lisa Ott, a Chico...

Thia Wolf, director of the First-Year Experience Program, said the course allows students to examine the poverty through more than one disciplinary lens. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Students present research on poverty

Madison Holmes // December 13, 2014

Chico State students presented their findings on poverty in northern California's 12 counties during a showcase Wednesday, according to a media release.The Poverty Mapping Showcase featured a display of...

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