Introducing Madeline Litman: 2023 Lt. Rawlins Merit Scholarship Recipient
While at Chico State, Madeline Litman's work ethic, perseverance, and maturity have led to leadership roles in student clubs, a stellar academic career, and now a prestigious Rawlins Merit Scholarship.
Digital Media Classes Cultivate Creativity
Blending stop-motion animation, film, and art, Josh Funk's digital media classes prove to be extremely popular—and fun.
Introducing Theodore Greenfield: 2023 Lt. Rawlins Merit Scholarship Recipient
Theodore Greenfield, a father of two and elementary school band instructor, hopes to become a high school math teacher to share his love for the subject.
‘Living my dream’: Chico State Alumna Forges Path in Hollywood
Hannah Hull (Media Arts, '20) shares about her "wild ride" from Chico State to Hollywood, where she's been working on sets of films and television shows.
Aux Talks Strikes a Chord for Connection
Sing. Laugh. Dance. Connect. Experience the power of the aux cord Thursday from 2–3 p.m. in Trinity Commons. It's Aux Talks and it's a whole lot of fun!
School of Education Launches Mobile Classroom Project
The SOE's newly retrofitted classroom on-the-go RV makes its first trip into the community.
Chico State Program Encourages Students to Give Back Home
Chico State's Giving Back Home program offers support and resources to students looking to make a difference in their hometowns.
5 Questions with Author, Alum, and Superhero While he Sleeps, Narcippa Teague
Chico State graduate and former men's basketball player Narcippa Teague shares about his new children's book and new outlook on life.
BFA Graduate Drawn to Chico State’s Art Program
Inspired by his culture, BFA graduate Joel Solis dedicated his culminating exhibition to Latino street vendors around Butte County.
Concrete Industry Management Students Take the Lead on Community Service Project
Students from Chico State’s Concrete Industry Management program have managed the construction of a new parking lot at the Chico Islamic Center.
Student-Athlete Captures CalHOPE Courage Award
Gretta Kirkby, winner of the CalHOPE Courage Award, is using the opportunity to remind her peers to reach out for help if they need it.
Can Psychedelic Drugs Treat Mental Illness? One Grad Student’s Quest to Find Out
Chico State graduate student Ty Weber is collecting data to research whether psychedelic drugs may be helpful in treating mental health disorders.
Update: Rory Abberton Runs into the Chico State Record Books
Chico State cross-country runner Rory Abberton, who detailed his journey as a student-athlete for Chico State Today last week, earned his first all-American honors in his final race.
Running Down My Dream at Chico State
Chico State student-athlete Rory Abberton will run his final collegiate cross country race at Friday’s NCAA Division II Championships. He considers the path he took to get there, and those who helped along the way.
Biology Student Among First to Research Fish’s Unusual Schooling Pattern
Cole Schmitt has been working with the National Systemics Laboratory and the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, studying the vertical schooling behavior of the cutlassfish.
A Space for Students to Practice Self-Care
With high rates of depression and anxiety among college students nationwide, Chico State has added an on-campus resource to help our Wildcats get to graduation, both healthy and happy.
Office Hours: Astronomer and Physics Professor Kendall Hall
Astronomer and physics professor Kendall Hall is taking fear out of physics and making it fun for all.
Ahart Herbarium Rooted in Goal to Study Plants Over Time
Boasting more than 125,000 dried and mounted specimens, the University’s Ahart Herbarium is the most complete repository of plant specimens from northeastern California and its collection is now available to naturalists around the globe.
‘Latinx and Immigration’ Class Dives Deeper into Lived Experiences
With a course as relevant and impactful as "Latinx and Immigration," MCGS faculty Gabby Medina Falzone is also preparing her students for their post-graduation goals.
Exhibit Honors Historically Black Sorority’s Return to Chico State
The Pi Xi chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has returned to Chico State and was recently honored in a pop-up exhibit at the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology.
Interior Architecture Students Design Free Floor Plans for Wildfire Survivors
Under the guidance of interior architecture professor Rouben Mohiuddin, 30 design students have worked on floor plans that have now been used to build more than a dozen homes in the Camp Fire footprint.
Three-Year, $13.4 Million Grant for School of Education Will Help Ease Future Teachers’ Financial Burdens
The School of Education has received a three-year, $13.4 million grant to help ease the financial burden of North State students working toward their goal of becoming a teacher.
Ultracold Atom Lab Attempting to Cross ‘Unreachable’ Threshold
With the ultra-high vacuum chamber up and running, the University's ultracold atom chamber is ready to cool atoms to near absolute zero so they display their true quantum nature.
Baseball Voyage Marked by Strong Arm, Strong Voice
Luke Barker’s focus has been on making it to the big leagues, but when he spotted some serious inequities, he decided to say something.
Student Researchers Share Insight into Summer Projects
CSC² has supported nearly 300 students in undergraduate research projects across the three colleges.
Multimillion-Dollar Grants Provide Undergraduate Research Opportunities to Underserved Students in STEM
Since 2016, the Chico STEM Connections Collaborative has provided academic and other support services to historically underserved students in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and agriculture.
Animal Science Major Embraces Role of Lead Shepherd in Sheep Unit
Since arriving at Chico State in fall 2019, Manny Lopez has been an integral part of the University Farm’s Sheep Unit and today serves as its lead shepherd.
Chico State Once Again Recognized as Fulbright HSI Institutional Leader
Chico State has been recognized as a 2022 Fulbright HSI Leader for its noteworthy engagement with the Fulbright Program during the 2021-2022 academic year.
Soccer Player Susanna Garcia Leads on the Pitch and in the Classroom
And as she returns to lead the Wildcats in her fifth and final season, Sanna Garcia earned one of only nine All-America honors in the program's storied history.
Alumni Establish Endowment for Men’s and Women’s Rugby Programs￼
Chico State alumni have established an endowment to support the men's and women's rugby programs.
Joy of Learning Showcases Faculty Expertise
With topics ranging from neuroscience to animal nutrition to sustainable electronics, eight faculty members who reflect the top of their disciplines will present on their area of expertise.
Wildcat Gaming Lobby Opens to All Students
Open to all students, the new Gaming Lobby features PC gaming, console gaming, arcade games, board games, and more.
Anthropology Faculty Reflects on Fulbright Experience in Jordan
Anthropology faculty Jesse Dizard shares about his experience as a Fulbright Scholar in Jordan.
Natural Sciences Students Put Themselves Under the Microscope During Summer Research
The College of Natural Sciences’ Summer Research Institutes provide students with hands-on experience with a research topic in their field of study.
Innovative Program Strives to Protect the Wildlands of the West
The first of its kind in the CSU, the interdisciplinary master's degree in wildland management is graduating students from its inaugural cohort.
New Art Teacher Brings Professional and Personal Success to Chico State
Steven Durow enjoyed tremendous success as a professional artist—but teaching has always been at the heart of his craft.
Title IX Turns 50: Celebrating Advancements, Planning for Greater Change
Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson reflects on 50 years of Title IX.
Chico State Alum Barker is a Big Leaguer!
Former Chico State All-American baseball player Luke Barker has been called up to the major leagues by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Swimming and Diving Team’s Legacy Lives On
As national champions, record-setters, and outstanding competitors, members of Chico State’s decorated swimming and diving team set a lasting impression during its three-decade run—and they continue to make headlines today.
Students Set the Future in Concrete
Just one of five programs of its kind in the United States, our Concrete Industry Management Program is creating the workforce for a $200 billion industry. With a 100 percent job-placement rate and a cross-disciplinary approach that ensures our graduates can lead in the boardroom and at the job site, CIM students are solving some of the industry’s greatest challenges.