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Kinesiology Dance Alum Appointed Olympic Judge

November 26, 2014

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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. This year, she finally got her wish: Yamai was appointed as an Olympic figure skating judge for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Read more

Fulbright Grant to Teach and Research Tobacco Control in China

November 6, 2014

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Kathleen Young, an associate professor of health sciences at California State University, Northridge, will be traveling to Zhejiang University in Hangzhou China as a Fulbright Scholar in spring, 2015. She will teach public health education in the Department of Social Medicine and perform research on tobacco control in the School of Medicine’s Research Center for Tobacco Control. Young studies the benefits of smoke-free environments. Read more

Collaboratoria: Dance Performance Showcases CSUN Choreographers

November 5, 2014

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The nature of dance is collaboration between dancers and choreographers, dancers and music, dancers and the audience, and even science and art. “Colaboratoria: Graduate Student and Faculty Dance Concert,” sponsored by California State University, Northridge’s Department of Kinesiology, will be an evening of diverse choreographic visions and passionate dancing.  Three shows: Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 8 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall, located on the east side of the campus off Zelzah Avenue in the University Student Union. Read more

Accelerated Bachelor of Science In Nursing: Pinning Ceremony 2014 August

October 29, 2014

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The August 2014 graduating class of the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (A-BSN) was the 12th cohort.  Since the inception of the A-BSN in 2007, over 150 students have graduated from this intensive, 15-month program.  In keeping with tradition, the Pinning Ceremony was the culminating event. Department Chair Marianne Hattar and Assistant Chair Samira Moughrabi orchestrated the event, sponsored by our community partners at Valley Presbyterian Hospital. Read more

Trust Your Gut: Dena Herman Studies the Microbiome

October 28, 2014

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Guess what artichokes, asparagus, bananas, garlic, onions, tomatoes and whole wheat all have in common to keep your body at a healthy weight? The answer: These six foods contain short-chain fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), which promote the growth of healthy intestinal bacteria. Read more

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