Sept. 1, 2015
Volume 3, Edition 3
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Advancing Breast Cancer Research One Gene at a Time

CSUN biology professor Jonathan Kelber and a team of nine students are leading the pack in breast cancer research by identifying a critical cancer “support wall” gene called PEAK1. The results of their research have been published in the Public Library of Science (PLoS) One journal, titled “PEAK1 Acts as a Molecular Switch to Regulate Context-Dependent TGFβ Responses in Breast Cancer.”

Tom Bradley

CSUN, Bradley Foundation Join Forces to Study LA’s Ethnic Communities

CSUN has joined forces with the Tom and Ethel Bradley Foundation to develop a unique resource for the study of the ethnic communities of Los Angeles and the sharing of their stories.

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CSUN Students

President’s Picnic Kicks Off the New Year with Food, Music and Fun

Thousands of students got the opportunity to interact with faculty and staff outside of the classroom at CSUN’s annual President’s Picnic on Aug. 27 on Matador Lawn.

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Upcoming Events

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Orson Welles Retrospective: Citizen Kane

Thu, Sept. 3, 7 p.m.
Voted by international critics as the greatest film ever made.

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Women’s Soccer vs. Detroit

Sun, Sept. 6, 1 p.m.
The Matadors look to keep up their hot start against Detroit.

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Blood Wedding at VPAC

Fri, Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.
A tale of lust, love and rebellion in rural Spain.

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Focus on Alumni & Community


Farmers Market Promotes Local Produce Approach

Looking for local, fresh produce? The AS Farmers Market is a great place to get your fill of greens, bread and even pupusas right on the CSUN campus.

Journalism ‘Speed Mentoring’ Event, Oct. 7

Join the Journalism Alumni Association in offering tips to broadcast, print and public relations students at this annual event.

Attorney Networking Meeting, Oct. 7

Join other CSUN alumni attorneys for dinner, networking and a guest speaker.


CSUN in the News


CSUN Professor Among Faculty with 'Happy Anxiety' Before Classes Begin

LA Times

CSUN Fall 2015 Classes Start

Daily News

CSUN Biology Students Help Chart the Future of Breast Cancer Treatments

Daily News