College of Health and Human Development
Dayna Middleton, a food science intern at California State University, Northridge’s Marilyn Magaram Center (MMC) for Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics, spent her entire summer drying rosemary, sage, basil and cilantro, and mixing it with chili powder, cayenne pepper and various other spices in order to find the perfect mixture for an all-purpose seasoning blend. Read more
More than 100 children from Los Angeles County will get to experience the great outdoors — most for the first time in their lives. The county is partnering with the CSUN Aquatic Center at Castaic Lake (Recreation & Tourism Management) to host the second annual Youth Recreation Day, where youth from the Department of Family and Child Services (DFCS) and the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) PALS program will be able to enjoy recreation at the lake at no cost. When: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15 & 16. Read more
3 Wins Fitness has expanded to CSUN’s sister CSU campuses in San Francisco, Stanislaus and Los Angeles, all of which have replicated the program. In 2013, the White House recognized the program through First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign. The initiative’s recent name change to 3 Wins Fitness represents its three main beneficiaries, organizers said: students, the community and participants. Read more
More and more research is being conducted on the well-being of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) — also known as sexual minority — teenagers, but very few of those studies focus on the health of LGB youth who are also ethnic minorities. That omission can lead to wide gaps in understanding the lives of and issues that affect LGB teenagers, particularly teenagers of color, according to California State University, Northridge child and adolescent development professor Virginia Huynh. Read more
The Institute for Sustainability would like to invite you to attend Sustainability Day on October 19th in the USU Northridge Center. Speakers will present on sustainability topics including water, energy, and social justice.