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

Men's and Women's Basketball doubleheader

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 Faculty & Staff


Free One-Week Membership to the SRC

Faculty and staff members can jumpstart their New Year's resolutions with a free week at the Student Recreation Center. Take advantage of the multiple state-of-the-art weight rooms, fitness classes, climbing wall, indoor track, racquetball court and much more.

CSUN Establishes Nation’s First Department of Central American Studies

CSUN became the first university in the United States to create a Department of Central American Studies. After beginning as a program 15 years ago, the new department shows the university’s commitment to Central American studies as a discipline, empowering the estimated 2.5 million Central Americans living in Southern California.

CSUN Prepares for El Niño

Taking the lessons from the last time the weather phenomenon El Niño hit Southern California in 1998, CSUN’s Physical Plant Management staff went through vast preparations to assure that the heavy rainfall expected to hit the area in 2016 will minimally impact the campus community.


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