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Jan. 20, 2015
Volume 2, Edition 19
President Dianne F. Harrison speaks at Faculty Retreat

President Harrison Champions Inclusive Excellence, Diversity at Faculty Retreat

Citing a wide array of higher education thought leaders, CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison championed inclusive excellence and diversity during her keynote address at CSUN’s annual Faculty Retreat. Focusing on the areas where faculty can have the greatest impact, Harrison highlighted how innovative pedagogy and faculty hiring and retention can influence student learning. Read more about the Faculty Retreat.

CSUN students
CSUN Professor Finds Barriers to Students’ College Dreams
Money, family obligations and discrimination all play key roles in discouraging high school students from persisting onto and in college, according to a study by a CSUN professor. Read more about the study.
CSUN to Host Conference on Armenian Genocide
CSUN’s Armenian Studies Program will host a one-day conference, “The Armenian Genocide: Accounting and Accountability,” on Saturday, Jan. 31. CSUN has the largest number of students of Armenian background outside of Armenia. Read more about the conference.
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Upcoming Events

Matador Men’s Basketball players

Men’s Basketball vs. UC Irvine

Thu., Jan. 22, 7 p.m.

The Matadors take on the Aggies in Big West play. Read More

Tango Buenos Aires

Tango Buenos Aires at VPAC

Fri., Jan. 23, 8 p.m.

One of Argentina’s greatest cultural exports. Read More

California’s Call at Oviatt Library.

Oviatt Special Collections: California’s Call


Come see items highlighting California’s role as a land of hope and promise. Read More


Focus on Faculty & Staff

Helpful Campus Resources for CSUN Students: Understanding and Helping Students — Part II, Feb. 2

Student Affairs will sponsor a panel of experts from across the campus to provide faculty and staff with information about how to help students.

Learn About the CSU/CSUN Fee Waiver and Tuition Fee Reduction Benefit, Feb. 5

Join representatives from Benefits Administration, Admissions and Records, and Student Accounting to learn how you can use the Fee Waiver Program if you are thinking about enrolling in a degree program or want to transfer the benefit to an eligible dependent.

Planning Your Future Retirement Seminar, Feb. 9

Learn more about the CalPERS retirement program and how strategic choices you make can help you be better prepared for this next stage of your life.


CSUN in the News

CSUN Alumna Shares Her Path from Poverty to Rocket Scientist

Christian Science Monitor

CSUN Professor Talks about Impact of New Film ‘Selma’ on Social Justice

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

CSUN Journalism Professor Discusses Leap from the Newsroom to the Classroom



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