Thanksgiving Holiday Closure
Classes will not be in session and university offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28. In addition, there will be no instruction or other campus services normally available on weekends on Saturday, November 29. The Department of Police Services will be staffed during the closure and can be reached at 818-677-2111.
When the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station opened on the shores south of San Clemente more than four decades ago, it was with the promise of a clean, new energy source that would benefit the state. But the cost to Southern California’s marine ecosystems has been high — from significant damage to a giant kelp forest and the sea life it supported to the deaths of tons of fish, larvae and eggs. Continue reading about the marine evaluation.
California State University, Northridge’s Unified We Serve collected 10,245 items — a record number of articles of clothing, books, toys and nonperishable food items — to donate to needy San Fernando Valley residents. Continue reading about Unified We Serve.
California Mamiko Yamai came to the United States with minimal English-speaking skills, a passion for figure skating and a strong motivation to expand her horizons in dance and language. Yamai, a foreign exchange student from Japan, then made her way to California State University, Northridge in 2007 to make her lifelong dream of becoming an Olympic judge a reality. Continue reading about Mamiko Yamai.
The role virtual reality can play in the classroom will be explored in the first Education on the Edge lecture of the year on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at California State University, Northridge. Jeremy Bailenson, associate professor of communication at Stanford University, founding director of Stanford’s Human Interaction Lab and director of Stanford’s Digital Learning Forum, will discuss his cutting-edge research on virtual reality and how it’s applied in the classroom. Continue reading about the lecture.