Apr. 12, 2016
Volume 3, Edition 32
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Students Showcase Innovative Mobile Apps at Second Annual AppJam

More than 30 CSUN student teams presented their mobile apps, showcasing their creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit during a high-energy event for the campus community. The creators of the winning app, Fyndit, won a cash prize and professional startup assistance.

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CSUN Professor Harry Gamboa’s Photographs to be Displayed at Smithsonian, Autry

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and the Autry Museum of the American West have acquired several photographs by CSUN Chicana/o Studies Professor Harry Gamboa Jr. for their permanent collections.

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Deputy Secretary of Labor Christopher Lu and CSUN Conference organizers

CSUN Conference Provides Hands-On Interaction with Latest Assistive Technologies

Thousands of people from around the world, including Stevie Wonder and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor Christopher Lu, gathered in San Diego to attend the 31st annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, also known as the “CSUN Conference.”

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Upcoming Events

College of Education

Education Expo 2016

Wed, April 13, noon
CSUN student teachers, graduate students, undergraduates and alumni are welcomed at this free event. Meet recruiters from charter schools, school districts and other organizations.

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Aspen Santa Fe Ballet dancers

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet at VPAC

Sat, April 16, 8 p.m.
Join Aspen Santa Fe Ballet as it officially kicks off its 20th anniversary season with a program that celebrates the company’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of contemporary dance.

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softball player

Softball vs. UC Santa Barbara

Sun, April 17, 1 p.m.
Cheer on your Matadors when they take on UCSB at the Matador Diamond. In honor of Pink Day, the first 50 fans receive free Pink Ribbon T-Shirt and all fans wearing pink get $1 admission.

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Focus on Alumni & Community


Secrets to a Ted Talk, April 14

TEDxCSUN, in collaboration with the Alumni Association, would like to invite you to Secrets to a TED Talk, a public speaking seminar led by CSUN alumnus, entrepreneur and public speaking extraordinaire Larry Twersky.

Asian American Studies 25th Anniversary and Annual Student Awards, April 23

Celebrate the Department of Asian American Studies’ 25th Anniversary and the Annual Student Awards on April 23. Outstanding students, alumni and community partners will be honored.

Breakthrough Breakfast Series Event, May 10

Attend the latest Breakthrough Breakfast Series event where Robert Hamilton, Ph.D., co-founder and chief science officer of Neural Analytics, will discuss “Intellectual Property — Necessary Evil or Just Evil.”

LACI Partners with Silicon Valley Groups to Drive Innovation in LA

The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) is partnering with several organizations on 4C-2016 Seed to Scale, a program aimed at helping to drive innovation in clean technology businesses in Los Angeles.

CSUN Physical Therapy Student Trades in Matador Red for Dodger Blue

CSUN physical therapy doctorate student Johnathan Erb received the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to intern with the Dodgers during this year's Spring Training.


CSUN in the News


CSUN Matadors Enter a “Bull Ring” with Hot Business Ideas

Los Angeles Daily News

How Nature Files Its Taxas - Lizard Named After CSUN Professor

National Geographic

CSUN’s VPAC Preparing For Its First Full-Scale Musical

Time Out Los Angeles