Feb. 16, 2016
Volume 3, Edition 24
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Anti-Establishment Truth Teller Kasparian Makes Forbes 30 Under 30

Forbes recently recognized a proud member of the anti-establishment — CSUN alumna and part-time lecturer Ana Kasparian, a young, opinionated digital media reporter for the YouTube generation — as one of its 30 Under 30 in Media.

Robert Townsend

Filmmaker Robert Townsend Encourages CSUN Students to Follow Their Dreams

Actor and comedian Robert Townsend visited CSUN for a screening of his satirical film, Hollywood Shuffle. Townsend, who is also an acclaimed director and producer, received an honorary doctorate in fine arts from CSUN in May 2015. His talk was part of CSUN’s Black History Month activities.

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students at luncheon

CSUN PT Students Make a Difference With Help from Dodgers and Campanella Foundation

The CSUN Physical Therapy department celebrated its partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation and the Roy and Roxie Campanella Foundation, honoring 15 students who have earned scholarships. Helping these CSUN students is a way of giving back for the Campanella Foundation, as physical therapists played such a major part in the life of the late Hall of Famer after he was injured in a tragic car accident in 1958.

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Upcoming Events


Big Week at The Matadome

Feb. 17-20
The Matadome will be plenty busy from Wednesday through Saturday, as the CSUN men’s and women’s basketball and men’s volleyball teams bring high-intensity action every one of those nights.

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Male musician playing violin

Russian National Orchestra with Yuja Wang, piano at VPAC

Fri, Feb. 19, 8 p.m.
The Russian National Orchestra’s 25th Anniversary Tour.

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Read to lead at CSUN February 23

Read to Lead

Tue, Feb. 23, 10 a.m.
CSUN faculty and staff, including Men’s Basketball coach Reggie Theus, will discuss selected books on leadership that have played a vital role in their personal lives and professional career development.

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


Breakthrough Breakfast Series, Feb. 23

Award-winning industrial designer Tom White will demonstrate how you can harness your resources to supercharge your company’s sales and market reputation at the Orange Grove Bistro. This is part of the CSUN Tseng College, CSUN Alumni Association and LACI@CSUN’s Breakthrough Breakfast Series.

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) for Women, Feb. 23

CSUN’s Department of Police Services staff is offering a hands-on, four-session training course for participants to learn a variety of risk reduction, defense and survival strategies in a safe, comfortable environment. At the end of the course, students will have the opportunity to practice these techniques with a R.A.D. instructor.

Building Marshal Training, Feb. 24

Interested in becoming a Building Marshal for your campus department? This workshop will cover emergency and evacuation procedures among other topics to make CSUN a safer campus!


CSUN in the News


CSUN is Second Nationally in Attracting Transfer Students

U.S. News & World Report

College Freshmen Surveyed About Political Activism

Los Angeles Times

CSUN Alumnus Brings People Together on Dodger Stadium Kiss Cam

Los Angeles Times