Mar. 29, 2016
Volume 1, Edition 11
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Acasola Performs Alumna Diane Warren’s Til It Happens to You to Raise Awareness About Sexual Violence

When CSUN’s acclaimed a cappella group Acasola decided that it would perform the Lady Gaga hit Til It Happens to You for a student-made video, little did they know that they would later come face-to-face with the song’s writer: alumna Diane Warren ’78 (Music). Now you can vote for the video in a special contest created by Warren herself.

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Terry Piper Lecture to Explore Making “Race Talk” a Routine Practice on College Campuses

Estela Mara Bensimon, a national expert on methods to improve equity in higher education, will serve as the keynote speaker at CSUN’s annual Terry Piper Lecture Series on April 5, offering her perspective on “Making ‘Race Talk’ a Routine Practice on College Campuses.”

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Second Annual ECLIPSE Symposium Aids People with Limb Loss

The College of Health and Human Development at CSUN brought students and faculty from the Departments of Physical Therapy, Kinesiology and Family, and Consumer Sciences together with members of the Northridge community for the second annual ECLIPSE symposium.

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Upcoming Events

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Softball vs. Long Beach State

Sat, April 2, 1 and 3 p.m.
The first 50 fans attending the first game will receive a free 2015 Big West Champion T-shirt.

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Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins and Anaïs Mitchell

Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins & Anaïs Mitchell at VPAC

Sat, April 2, 8 p.m.
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin teams up with Nickel Creek’s Sara Watkins and critical favorite singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell on the highly anticipated national tour, Use Your Voice.

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Magic Johnson coming to CSUN on April 4.

Big Lecture: Magic Johnson

Mon, April 4, 5:30 p.m.
The Laker icon and part owner of the Dodgers is one of the most powerful African-American businessmen in the world and a leading philanthropist. Johnson will pull from his entrepreneurial successes and personal challenges to motivate and energize students, faculty and staff at The Matadome.

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Focus on Students


CSUN Mourns the Loss of EOP Director José Luis Vargas

José Luis Vargas ’74 (Sociology and Mexican American Studies), M.A.’75 (Educational Psychology and Counseling), the longtime director of the CSUN Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), passed away Saturday, March 19 after a brief illness.

Seventh Annual Cesar Chavez Service Fair, March 30

On the eve of the holiday to commemorate the memory of the civil rights activist, come to the Bookstore Lawn for free food and entertainment, and meet local nonprofit organizations to explore volunteer opportunities.

AppJam Showcase and Award Ceremony, March 30

Check out the creative apps developed by CSUN students, and see who are some of the big prize winners.

Sixth Annual Orange Grove Pick, April 3

The CSUN Institute for Sustainability is hosting the annual orange pick event at the orange grove. All of the fruit will go directly to the hungry, which will help feed thousands of families.

Water Day 2016, April 4

The daylong, free event will include a discussion about the future of the Los Angeles River and experts in environmental and occupational health will talk about where we get our water and water quality from New York to Haiti.

The Tseng College Summer Registration Opens, April 6

With a variety of university credit courses to choose from, CSUN Summer Session can help you accelerate your progress toward a degree. CSUN students currently admitted to and enrolled in a degree program, credit certificate or credential program are potentially eligible for Financial Aid for the Summer Session.


CSUN on Social Media


Keeping an Eye on the Big Prize


A Quiet Week at CSUN During Spring Break


U.S. News and World Reports Ranks the CSUN David Nazarian College of Business and Economics MBA Program Among Top 150