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Mar. 24, 2015
Volume 2, Edition 28
CSUN to host Special Olympics athletes.

CSUN to Host International Contingent of Special Olympians

CSUN is leading a contingent that includes the communities of Chatsworth, Northridge, Reseda, Tarzana, Winnetka and Woodland Hills in the Host Town Program for the Special Olympics World Games 2015. This summer CSUN will house nearly 500 athletes from around the world, which is the largest of any of the host cities throughout Southern California. Read more about the Special Olympics.

CSUN and JPL partner on cube satellite launch.
CSUN, JPL Partner on Launch of Cube Satellite
The CSUNSat1 CubeSat — a miniature satellite that will ride on board a rocket also launching a larger satellite — is being developed in collaboration between CSUN students, faculty and staff members from JPL, and could be launched next year to test the effectiveness of JPL’s energy storage system. Read more about the launch.
CSUN Women’s Basketball lost in first round of NCAA Tournament.
Matador Women’s Basketball Sees Most Successful Season in CSUN History Come to a Close in NCAA Tournament
The CSUN Women’s Basketball team looked on the verge of pulling off an upset at Stanford, as it saw a second-half lead evaporate on the way to a 73-60 loss to the Cardinal in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. This was the second consecutive trip for the Matadors to the Big Dance. Read more about the seesaw battle.
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Upcoming Events

Margaret Salazar-Porzio

2015 Whitsett Seminar and Lecture

Thu., March 26, Noon

California’s diverse immigrant and environmental history. Read More

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Baseball vs. CSU Fullerton

Sat., March 28, 2 p.m.

The Matadors take on the Titans to open Big West action. Read More

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In the Mood: A 1940s Musical Revue at VPAC

Fri., April 3, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Featuring WWII-era Big Band music. Read More


Focus on Alumni & Community

LGBT Cultural Competence Conference, March 28

Broaden your understanding of the relationship between the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and health care practices.

Water Day Whets Students’ Appetites for Environmental Change

Marine conservationist and activist Anna Cummins presented an unvarnished, startling — and at times stomach-turning — peek into her crusade to stop plastic pollution in the world’s oceans at CSUN’s annual Water Day.

Uncovering Hidden Teaching Treasures of the CSUN Oviatt Library

CSUN’s Teacher Curriculum Center, located on the garden level of the Oviatt Library, is home to K-12 curriculum materials that serve as a resource for instructional materials to students, faculty and community educators.


CSUN in the News

How the Bee Gees Helped Make CSUN the Tournament’s First Winner

CSUN’s Strength United Seeks to Empower Students to Help Prevent Domestic Violence

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Robert Townsend Calls Out Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity

Diverse Education

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