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CSUN Thesis Talks

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 9:00am

Jae Lim

Thesis Talks are "TED-style" presentations that showcase the work of our talented Health and Human Development graduate students, as they take part in the 20th Annual Student Research & Creative Works Symposium! Read more

Dialogues in Dance

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 6:30pm

Oviatt Library

Dialogues in Dance (Fall) will take place Friday December 4th at 6:30 p.m. in Redwood Hall's Studio 292 (located on the east side of the campus off Zelzah Street). Admission is free, although donations to the Jessica Rawles Dance Scholarship are welcomed. Read more

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2015 Ruth Shiffrar Scholar

January 14, 2016

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The inaugural Ruth Shiffrar Scholarship for Physical Education was recently awarded to Kinesiology major Karen Brambila Guzman. Her ideal academic profile made her a stand-out for the scholarship. Guzman is passionate about physical education and helping children. She's a community builder among teachers and students, and those are the criteria the scholarship committee was looking for. "I am truly honored to merely try to make you all proud of me," Guzman said. Maggie Shiffrar, Associate Vice President of Graduate Studies at CSUN, established the scholarship in her mother's name as a way to continue Ruth Shiffrar's legacy as an educator. Read more

Causes in Common: Health Care and Student Success

January 14, 2016

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For CSUN students who want to study abroad, opportunities for campus based exchange programs span the globe from Limerick Ireland to Hubei China, and many places in between. Louis Rubino, Faculty and Director of the CSUN Health Administration Program, is driven by a desire to create opportunities for student success by promoting and teaching about the value of culture immersion as part of the college experience. Most recently, he traveled to Hubei University of Medicine (HUM) to strengthen the bonds he forged on his first visit there in 2012. Read more

Interior Design: Awarded for Imagination and Skill

January 14, 2016


When Interior Design senior Rina Velasco heard in class that she could take part in a design competition that would put her into collaboration with students from other colleges and universities, she didn't ask whether there was any prize money at stake. "I just did it for the experience," she said, "Ms. Kohn encouraged us to try it, and I thought, why not?" So when her five member team won the $10,000 first place award at the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Design Charette for their design for a youth hostel, she was beside herself. "I tell my friends it was my favorite senior moment," Velasco laughed.  And she wasn’t the only winner from CSUN.  Michelle Sima, a junior, was part of the team who won 3rd place, and one of our newest Interior Design students, Neda Bakhtar also participated. Read more


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