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April 1, 2014
Volume 1, Edition 19
David Nazarian and CSUN President Diane F. Harrison

CSUN Announces Naming of the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

CSUN’s College of Business and Economics proudly announced that alumnus David Nazarian ’82 has pledged to lead a $25 million fundraising drive and launched that effort with a $10 million cash gift. In recognition of his gift and pledge of continued support, CSUN has named its college of business the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics. Read more about the announcement.

President Dianne F. Harrison and legendary musician Stevie Wonder tested the latest in tech wear from Google.
CSUN Conference Goes Strong in its 29th Year
The 29th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, or CSUN Conference, took over San Diego recently, bringing the latest in assistive technology to conference participants, including musician Stevie Wonder. Read more about the conference.
Virginia Huynh
Study Links Discrimination to Teen Sleep Loss
Parents and educators regularly lament the amount of sleep today’s teenagers get. Throw in overt or even subtle forms of racial and ethnic discrimination, and a good night’s sleep can become even harder for minority teens. Read more about the study.
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Upcoming Events

Women’s Water Polo
Women’s Water Polo vs. Hawaii
Fri., April 4, 4 p.m.
Conference opener for the Matadors! Read More
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What’s Shaking, SoCal? We Hope It’s Not Our Fault
Fri., April 11, 12 p.m.
Explore what's going on underground with seismologist Susan E. Hough. Read More
LA Opera
LA Opera Presents Great Opera Choruses
Sun., April 13 at 3, 4:30 p.m.
Excerpts from Madame Butterfly, The Magic Flute and La Traviata. Read More

Focus on Alumni & Community

Creative Expression’s Event Promotes Health, Healing and Social Change

Students, faculty and staff attended the Creative Expression for Health, Healing and Social Justice event that addressed issues facing college-aged women and men and highlighted ways in which health, healing and social change manifest through creative expressions.

CSUN Water Day Draws a Crowd

More than 500 people attended the fifth-annual Water Day event hosted by theĀ Institute for Sustainability inĀ honor of World Water Day on Wednesday, March 19.

Smith Lecture to Explore Noted Changes in Human Evolution

Cameron M. Smith, a prehistorian, will examine how research is changing understanding of the evolutionary process and opening doors for new fields of study — from DNA repair to cultural evolution — as part of CSUN’s Richard W. Smith Lecture Series on Thursday, April 3.


CSUN in the News

CSUN’s Reggie Theus Among Protégés of Louisville’s Rick Pitino

The New York Times

CSUN Alumnus and Award-winning Newsman Retires from Houston TV Station

Houston Chronicle

CSUN Alumnus Appointed President of Chaminade

The Tolucan Times


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