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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 Faculty & Staff

FYI: Faculty and Staff News

For Your Information this week features information and opportunities about the upcoming Chinese New Year Banquet celebration, the Bi-Annual Men of Color Enquiry and Student Research Poster Session, and the Mandatory Work-Study Annual Meeting.

Diamond Leadership Series, April 1

CSUN Baseball Head Coach Greg Moore shares winning strategies from the diamond that can help you achieve wins in both your professional and personal lives. This session focuses on concentration, separation and communication (aka lock, block and talk).

IMAGINE THAT! Ignite Your Brain for Creativity and Peak Performance, April 2

Join James Mapes, CSUN alumnus and founder of Quantum Leap Thinking™, and creator of The Transformational Coach™, for an engaging and inspiring session to lead you toward a more creative, productive and confident life.


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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