Jan. 12, 2016
Volume 3, Edition 19
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Hollywood Foreign Press Association Gives CSUN’s Curb College CTVA Department $2 Million

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association will grant $2 million to the Department of Cinema and Television Arts in CSUN’s Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication. Funded in conjunction with Dick Clark Productions, this grant will go toward scholarships for CSUN CTVA students and investing in the latest technology. Photo by Steve Schofield as shot for The Hollywood Reporter.


Alumna Eva Longoria Returns to Prime Time

Chicana/o Studies alumna Eva Longoria is back on prime time in the new NBC sitcom Telenovela, which is a behind-the-scenes look at a fictional Spanish-language soap opera, with Longoria in the middle of all the action.

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CSUN Professor Honored by Foreign Policy Magazine as Leading Global Thinker

Foreign Policy Magazine has recognized CSUN photography professor Levon Parian as one of its 100 leading global thinkers for 2015. Parian teamed with two colleagues on an artistic, architectural collaboration called “iwitness,” which was a collection of portraits featuring survivors of the Armenian genocide.

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Upcoming Events


Hoops Doubleheader

Sat, Jan. 16, 4 and 7 p.m.
Let’s play two! Enjoy the rare hardwood twinbill, with the men’s and women’s Matador basketball teams playing back to back in the In-N-Out Doubleheader.

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STOMP is coming to CSUN


Sun, Jan. 24, 3 and 7:30 p.m.
This explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, utterly unique and unforgettable experience features an eight-member troupe using everything but conventional percussion instruments to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. Fans of all ages will enjoy this pulse-pounding, electrifying show.

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One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevich

One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevich

Thur, Jan. 28, 7 p.m.
This 1999 French documentary pays homage to the Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky. The film is an episode of the French documentary film series concentrating on individual film directors, film people and film movements.

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Focus on Alumni & Community


Alumni: Let’s Fill The Matadome on Saturday, Jan. 16

Join us for Alumni Fan Night. Through a special $12 ticket offer, CSUN alumni, friends and family (bring the kids, who get in for free if they’re under 12) can enjoy the Matador Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams in Big West Conference action and attend an alumni reception where there will be food, drinks and special guest appearances.

Accounting & Information Systems’ Alumni Dinner, Jan. 22

Come out for Accounting & Information Systems’ annual “Dinner with the Professors Night.” The AIS chapter invites you to the Jan. 22 event to network with peers and renew relationships with faculty, emeritus faculty and fellow Matadors.

Alumnus Joey Buttitta Wins Amazing Race

Their tandem may have finished second during several legs of the Amazing Race, but alumnus Joey Buttitta and his fiancee Kelsey Gerckens came out on top when it mattered the most, winning the final frenetic leg of the reality TV race to be crowned champions and take home a truly amazing prize.


CSUN in the News


Golden Globes’ HFPA Donates $2M to CSUN’s Film Program

The Hollywood Reporter

Promoting Wellness On Campus - CSUN’s Oasis Wellness Center

Healthcare Design Magazine

CSUN Among Colleges Offering Massages, Snacks and More to Help Stressed-out Freshmen Prepare for their First Finals

Los Angeles Times