May 17, 2016
Volume 3, Edition 37
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Wolfson Scholar Among Outstanding Seniors to Be Recognized at Honors Convocation

CSUN will recognize Wolfson Scholar Wendy Palatino and outstanding graduating seniors Devon Coombs, Stephanie Martinez, Laura Saldarriaga and Joshua Khabushani at Honors Convocation on May 20.

Rev. James Lawson and Harvey Bookstein

Civil Rights Pioneer, Business Leader to Receive Honorary Doctorates from CSUN

Acclaimed civil rights activist the
Rev. James Lawson and accounting industry leader Harvey Bookstein will receive honorary doctorates during 2016 commencement proceedings.

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David Stamps

Hard Work, Determination Pay Off for CSUN’s 2016 Graduates

It takes hard work, determination and long hours in the library to earn a degree and walk across the stage at #CSUN’s 2016 graduation ceremonies. Each graduate has a story all their own, here are five examples of excellence among the more than 11,000 graduate success stories.

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Upcoming Events

Savion Glover and Jack DeJohnette

Savion Glover and Jack DeJohnette at VPAC

Thu, May 26, 8 p.m.
This two-set concert introduces multigenerational phrasing of elevated frequencies that propels sound to the fourth dimension and beyond.

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52nd Annual Franz Liszt Festival at VPAC

June 2-5
CSUN is proud to host the 2016 American Liszt Society Festival, giving it the distinction of being the first institution in Southern California to present the symposium during its 52-year history.

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Associated Students Summer Movie Fest

June 16-Sept. 1
The popular Thursday night movie series kicks off June 16 with the family hit Finding Nemo. After that there will be weekly movies on the lawn in front of the Oviatt Library, including such hits as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. Admission is free and open to the public. Food trucks will be available.

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


Honored Faculty Reception, May 23

Awards are presented each year to a select group of California State University, Northridge faculty members, in recognition of outstanding achievement in a variety of areas.

Faculty and Staff Summer Celebration, June 16

Have fun with your colleagues and enjoy dinner, bingo, basketball, Zumba, the rock wall, inflatables, face painting and other games for the young and those young at heart.

CSUN Researchers Recognized at Annual Event

A record number of faculty and staff who were awarded millions of dollars for research at CSUN were recognized at the annual Principal Investigators (PI) Recognition Celebration on May 11.

CSUN Racks Up Marketing Awards

Marketers and communicators spend most of their professional energy shining the spotlight on, writing about and promoting their organizations and clients. This spring, however, marketing and communications teams at CSUN enjoyed a few moments in the spotlight themselves, as a number of higher education associations and other groups recognized their good work.

Summer 2016 Children’s Swim Lessons at the SRC

Swim lessons are available to the children and grandchildren of current SRC members. All swimming lessons are taught utilizing the American Red Cross guidelines and teaching techniques.


CSUN in the News


Billboard Names KCSN’s Sky Daniels No. 7 Rock Radio Programmer

Billboard Magazine

CSUN Professor Talks About Bending Tradition: How Mexican Artisans Craft Los Angeles


Tom Petty and Mudcrutch are Together Again — Upcoming Performance at CSUN

Los Angeles Times