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New science building to begin construction

New science building to begin construction

Alejandra Fraga

February 10, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

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 this building is demolished."The building will provide advanced teaching labs for the sciences, enha...

Chico State hosts 31st Annual Student Research Competition

Chico State hosts 31st Annual Student Research Competition

Alejandra Fraga

March 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

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 discipline. Students have 10 minutes to present their research to a jury and an audience. "The stud...

Professor pioneers research on repurposing biodiesel waste

Professor pioneers research on repurposing biodiesel waste

Nick Bragg

April 15, 2015


Filed under Features

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 State chemistry professor, has been engaging in innovative research to turn the glycerol waste ...

Students present research on poverty

Students present research on poverty

Madison Holmes

December 13, 2014


Filed under News

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 students' data, which was gathered using geographic information systems and by conducting interviews with government officials and members of th...

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