Aug. 16, 2016
Volume 4, Edition 1
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CSUN Ranked in Top 25 Rising Stars for Research

CSUN gained the largest increase in research publication rates in North America, according to a listing by the journal Nature, besting Stanford University, NASA and other research institutions. Articles in the fields of chemistry, life sciences, physical sciences, and earth and environmental sciences published in journals chosen by Nature were the markers.

Ringo Starr said his favorite radio station to listen to is KCSN 88.5.

Beatle Ringo Starr Drums Up Praise for KCSN

In a recent interview, legendary Beatle Ringo Starr singled out CSUN’s own KCSN, 88.5 FM, as his go-to radio station. He joins fellow Beatle Paul McCartney in singing KCSN’s praises.

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CSUN Professor Gives TedTalk on Living in the Wilderness

CSUN psychology professor Erica Wohldmann shared her experience traveling and living in the wilderness for six months.

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Upcoming Events

Austin Powers

AS Movie Fest - Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Thu, Aug. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Bring your family to the Oviatt lawn for the laugh-out-loud comedy Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. Food trucks will be available to attendees at 5:30 p.m.

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President’s Welcome Address

Thur, Aug. 25, 10 a.m.
President Dianne F. Harrison highlights the accomplishments of the past year and looks ahead at the university’s priorities for 2016-17.

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CSUN soccer doubleheader, Aug. 26.

CSUN Soccer Doubleheader

Fri, Aug. 26, 4 and 7:30 p.m.
Double up when CSUN women’s soccer opens up by taking on North Dakota State, followed by the men facing Tulsa later that evening. Children 13 & younger wearing a team jersey or Kid’s Club T-shirt receive free admission with a purchased adult ticket.

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


2016 Tech Fair Places CSUN on the Cutting Edge

CSUN’s sixth annual Technology Fair informs faculty and staff members about the latest trends in higher education technology.

Matadors Represent CSUN in Olympics

Hafsatu Kamara, Lynda Morales and Katie Holloway are all Matador alumni representing their respective countries in the 2016 Summer Olympics.

CSUN Athletics Releases 2015-16 Annual Report

Take a look back at how Matador Athletics did on and off the field this past year. The report provides season summaries of each team, academic achievement and much more.

CSUN is a Partner in the National Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute

President Obama announced a $70 million federal award to the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition, which includes CSUN among universities partnering in this institute. The goal of this institute is to fuel industry growth and innovation nationwide, with funding geared toward developing advanced manufacturing technology, and a supporting workforce and education pipeline.

Summer Fun at CSUN

The CSUN campus opened its doors to the community by offering numerous summer camps for children of all ages.


CSUN in the News


Metro Offers CSUN Students Discounted U-Pass for Fall 2017


CSUN Among Trio of CSU Campuses Looking to Keep First-Year Students in School

Los Angeles Daily News

Alumna Clariss Guce Wins Symetra Tour’s Decatur-Forsyth Golf Classic