Aug. 23, 2016
Volume 4, Edition 2
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CSUN Earns High Rankings from The Hollywood Reporter and Variety for Entertainment Education

Starring role: Renowned trade publications The Hollywood Reporter and Variety have ranked CSUN’s Department of Cinema and Television Arts alongside some of the most accomplished film schools for its training of Matadors to make an impact on Hollywood.

CSUN students get a big discount on public transportation with the Metro U-Pass.

Metro Offers Special Discount to CSUN Students for Public Transportation

Getting to and from CSUN just got easier, as Metro Los Angeles has announced a $95 U-Pass for students for the fall 2016 semester. CSUN is the first university to offer this greater than $300 discount.

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Sting will play a KCSN VIP concert at the Valley Performing Arts Center on August 31.

Sting Ready to Rock KCSN VIP Concert at VPAC, Aug. 31

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and founding member of the Police Sting will debut songs from his upcoming album 57th and 9th at a special performance hosted by CSUN’s KCSN at the Valley Performing Arts Center. Listeners to KCSN 88.5 FM can win limited-edition tickets to this concert, which will feature some of his greatest hits along with the new release.

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Upcoming Events

Watch Step Brothers on the Oviatt Lawn on Aug. 25.

Movie Fest - Step Brothers

Thur, Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Come to the Oviatt lawn and check out the hilarious comedy starring duo Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. Food trucks will be available to attendees at 5:30 p.m.

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CSUN Men's and Women's Soccer doubleheader on August 26.

CSUN Soccer Doubleheader - Youth Night

Fri, Aug. 26, 4 and 7:30 p.m.
The 2016 soccer season is here, so head to the Matador Soccer Field and see the women’s team take 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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Karla Klarin debuts her collection of art and images about Los Angeles on August 29, and runs through October 8.

Karla Klarin: Subdividing the LAndscape

Mon, Aug. 29, noon
Karla Klarin’s paintings and constructions offer important images of a Los Angeles city in transition that defies clichés and stereotypes. This exhibit, which will be in the Main Gallery, Art and Design Center, runs through Oct. 8.

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


President Harrison’s Welcome Address, Aug. 25

President Dianne F. Harrison highlights the accomplishments of the past year and looks ahead at the university’s priorities for 2016-17.

Prominent Iranian Human Rights Activist to Teach at CSUN in the Fall

Mehrangiz Kar, an Iranian lawyer, writer and activist, will teach a seminar this fall that will explore how Islamic law shapes the lives of women in Muslim-majority countries, as well as in Muslim communities in the West.

The Footprint - CSUN’s Sustainability Newsletter

Check out the 2016 CSUN Sustainability Plan Annual Update, which includes accomplishments and highlights from the past year and priorities for the upcoming year.


CSUN in the News


CSUN Ranked Among Top 25 Film Schools Nationally

The Hollywood Reporter

CSUN Alumna Takes Over as Chief of Crystal Cove Protective Group

Los Angeles Times

Deaf CSUN Alumnus Making Pro Boxing Debut

Max Boxing