How To: Stay Sharp at the Meat Counter
As inflation and food costs continue to set record highs, Chico State Meats Lab staff and students offer tips to include meat as a part of your healthy diet.
Chico State Students to Present Research at Statewide Competition
Ten Chico State student delegates will compete against scholars statewide at the California State University’s 36th annual Statewide Research Competition.
Basketball Player’s Success a Slam Dunk in Classroom and the Court
The most decorated student-athlete in Chico State’s men’s basketball history, Kevin Warren will graduate this spring with a master’s in communication studies.
Chico State’s New Bloomberg Terminal Offers Cutting-Edge Experience
The College of Business' new FinTech Lab is an investment research workroom and provide students with cutting-edge software and real-time trading observations.
Marketing Students Take Top Honors at International Conference
Ten students from the Chico State chapter of the American Marketing Association netted multiple awards at the AMA International Collegiate Conference.
Pandemic-Themed Class Explores How Science and Society Tackle Germs
In "Pandemics, Germs, and Society," students study vaccine science, information literacy, and how public health measures can restrict the spread of pathogens.
Agriculture Majors Explore Puerto Rico in Immersive Trip
A 10-day agricultural exploration trip over winter break pushed eight Chico State students outside their comfort zones, gave them new perspectives on experiential education, and immersed them in a culture they will never forget.
Students Embrace Role in Campus Safety During Moonlight Walk
About 125 students canvassed campus to identify opportunities for safety improvements.
Multimillion-Dollar Grants Ensure Hands-On Research Continues for STEM Students
Chico State was awarded a pair of multimillion dollar grants, ensuring that STEM students in three different colleges will be able to continue receiving hands-on research opportunities with faculty.
Where Education Meets the Land
The Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve is a living laboratory for students of all ages, ground-breaking research, and innovative land management practices.
Crash Course: Physics of Music
Bringing sight to a seemingly intangible concept is exactly the purpose of PHYS 307 by teaching students how each sound produces unique waves depending on instrument, pitch, and tone.
Disaster-Focused Course Prepares Social Workers for the Future
A social work course centered in community healing uses the region's experience with the Camp Fire to educate the disaster case managers of the future.
Alumna Predicts Post-Pandemic Upgrades Will Enhance Study Abroad Experience
After a decade living in Spain, Study Abroad alumna Lindsay Woychick (Journalism, '12) shares how COVID-19 has transformed the international experience.
Inaugural Climate Fellows Share Traditional Ecological Knowledge
Two Native American students are teaching Traditional Ecological Knowledge to children as part of a pilot statewide fellowship focused on climate action.
Alumna Kym Crosby Readies To Run for Team USA at 2021 Paralympics
A bronze medalist in Rio in 2016, Kym Crosby ('17) claimed the 100- and 400-meter titles at the US Paralympic Trials. She heads to Tokyo in August.
Land Donation Doubles Size of BCCER, Now CSU’s Largest Ecological Reserve
Chico State's BCCER received an anonymous land donation—doubling its size and making it one of the largest college- or university-operated reserves in the entire state.
Science Takes Center Stage
This fall—three years after breaking ground— the new Science Building will open fully with more than 523 in-person class sessions serving thousands of students.
Wildcats Baseball Celebrates 125 Years of Success
Ever since its humble start in 1896, the baseball team has enjoyed a legacy of success—two national titles, numerous alumni advancing to the professional ranks, and winning the hearts of fans for generations.
Psychology Class Views Prejudice Through an Objective Lens
In “Psychology of Prejudice, Hate, and Violence,” Professor Alex Wong and his students analyze the nature of prejudice as a basic human psychological need to generalize others in comparison to themselves—a trait that all human beings possess.
School of Social Work Shares Gifts of Gratitude with Community Partners
With support from a North Valley Community Foundation COVID-19 relief grant, the School of Social Work purchased self-care gifts for area social workers who have supported students' education during the pandemic.
COVID-19 Vaccines Required for CSU, Chico University Housing Residents, Student-Athletes Participating in NCAA Athletics
Chico State will require COVID-19 vaccinations for students living in University Housing or participating in NCAA athletics, beginning in the fall 2021 semester.
Dance Students Rediscover Groove in Virtual Collaboration
The CSU Dance Collective, cofounded by Professor Megan Glynn Zollinger, has not only kept dance alive at Chico State during the pandemic, it’s transformed collaboration and creativity for students, faculty, and campuses alike.
Students Engage Globally, Virtually, Amid COVID-19
Studying abroad looks different in the age of COVID-19, but the pandemic hasn’t stopped students from expanding their world-views, gaining new skills, and building lasting relationships.
Chico State’s Study Abroad Program Once Again Recognized as One of Nation’s Best
For the 15th consecutive year, Chico State's Study Abroad program was ranked in the top 10 nationally for students learning in another country for at least a year.
Nursing Students Serve on the Frontlines Against COVID-19
Doing their part to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, students from Chico State's School of Nursing are volunteering at local sites to provide much-needed testing and administer long-awaited vaccinations.
Family of Professor Emeritus Gifts $1 Million for Educational Programming at Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve
The Dempsey family has donated $1 million to the Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve—the largest cash gift in its history—for educational programming.
CAVE Adopts Virtual Program to Maintain Legacy Tutoring Services
Moving its face-to-face tutoring to a virtual format for the first time in the program's 50-plus years, CAVE collaborated with an online ally to continue helping local school children.
Chemistry Kits Deliver At-Home Learning Opportunities
Despite learning virtually for the vast majority of the fall semester, chemistry students are still able to conduct hands-on experiments at home.
CSU, Chico Basic Needs Receives $870,000 Grant, Addresses Student Homelessness
Chico State was one of seven CSU campuses to receive a California State University College-Focused Rapid Re-Housing Partnership Grant this year.
Construction Management Furthers Contributions to Honey Run Covered Bridge Rebuild
Students and faculty remain a driving force in the rebuild of the Honey Run Covered Bridge, lost to the Camp Fire in 2018.
Former Wildcat Golf Star Shines As Caddie on PGA Stage
During the first few years of this millennium, there was no better golfer at the NCAA Division II level than J.J. Jakovac. Now he is earning a similar reputation as a professional caddie.
University Farm Celebrates 60 Years of Hands-On Learning
Six decades after it opened, the farm's its 800 acres remain a microcosm of a major industry and its essential workforce.
Ag Can’t Wait
The 60-year-old University Farm is a microcosm of the agriculture industry and its essential workers, which means during these extraordinary times students still rise early to feed the livestock, milk the cows, pick the peaches, and tend its fields and orchards.
AS Takes Step Against Systemic Racism by Honoring Juneteenth as Paid Holiday
By honoring Juneteenth as a paid holiday, the Associated Students hope to acknowledge its historical significance and contribute to efforts to dismantle systemic racism.
Chico State Nearly Wins World Record Title with Cornhole Tournament
Chico State broke one world record and nearly set a new one with 398 students participating in a campus cornhole tournament.
History Majors Embrace Groundbreaking Research with Inaugural Adelante Grants
This summer, three history majors—Vivian Hernandez, Jose Valadez, and Juan Vega—tackled topics much of the world knows little about with support from a national grant.
Nursing Students Tackle COVID-19 Contact Tracing
In need of public health clinical hours to fulfill their graduation requirement, students from the School of Nursing served their communities as COVID-19 contact tracers.
Alum Establishes Scholarship to Support Students Advancing Social Justice
To honor George Floyd, alum Farshad Azad founded a scholarship supporting students fighting for social justice—40 years after he first experienced racism himself.
American Indian Studies Professor Fuels Teaching with Experience
As Nor Rel Muk Wintu, Hupa, and Xicana, Professor Vanessa Esquivido uses her cultural heritage, education, and personal experiences to shape conversations on difficulties Native Americans still face.
Concrete Graduates Have Strong Hold on Job Market
With unique degrees in concrete industry management, Wildcats experience career success straight out of college.