Oct. 4, 2016
Volume 4, Edition 8
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CSUN Celebrates InnovateLA With October Events

CSUN is hosting eight events as a part of InnovateLA, a countywide celebration of innovation and creativity in the region. Enjoy coding challenges, hackathons, workshops, conferences and other events open to students, faculty, staff and the public.

CSUN's EOP celebrates 47 years and honors the memory of the late director Jose Luis Vargas.

CSUN Celebrates 47 Years of EOP and Honors Late Director José Luis Vargas

CSUN community members celebrated National EOP Month on Sept. 28, highlighted by honoring the legacy of the late José Luis Vargas, who had directed the program from 1994 until he passed away on March 19.

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CSUN officials break ground on sustainability center.

CSUN Breaks Ground on Cutting-edge Sustainability Center

Campus leadership, the Institute for Sustainability, Associated Students and other CSUN stakeholders celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Sustainability Center.

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Upcoming Events

CSUN Women's volleyball on October 6 at 7 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball vs. Hawaii

Thur, Oct. 6, 7 p.m.
Before the Matadors’ big game against Hawaii, free food, music and giveaways will be provided at the Fan Fair in the F5 parking lot. Also, the first 300 fans in attendance will receive a free neon T-shirt.

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Big Politics fair on October 6 at 10 a.m.

Big Politics

Thur, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.
Stay informed and involved in the upcoming presidential election by heading to the Sierra Quad for the Big Politics fair. The free event will have voter registration booths, live music and free food.

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Kelly O'Hara at VPAC on October 14 at 8 p.m.

An Evening With Kelli O’Hara at VPAC

Fri, Oct. 14, 8 p.m.
Kelli O’Hara returns to VPAC after scoring a Tony Award for her performance in The King and I. The New York Times calls her one of “our greatest re-interpreters of musical standards.”

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


Futuristic Classroom Enhances Active Learning for CSUN Students

CSUN enhances active learning with the new Technology Enhanced Active Learning classroom in the new Extended University Commons building.

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CSUN’s eTravel Solution: Your Roadmap to Seamless Travel Reimbursements, Oct. 5

Whether the traveler or the individual tasked with making travel arrangements or following up to ensure receipts and claims are finalized, this session will help faculty and staff alike make every CSUN-related travel experience a more positive one.

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Matador Book Club Discussion: So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, Oct. 12

Join us Wednesday, Oct. 12 from noon to 1 p.m. in Oviatt 16 for a lively discussion of So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, by Jon Ronson, which was chosen as this year’s Common Read at Freshman Convocation. Drop in and share your thoughts on what he had to share with our students.

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The Challenges of Finding Your Healthy Weight, Oct. 6

It is estimated that 45 million Americans diet each year without much success. Join Ellen Bauersfeld to discuss realistic lifestyle changes that will promote long-lasting weight loss without fad dieting. 

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Walkability Wednesday, Oct. 5

Hosted by CSUN’s Institute for Community Health & Wellbeing, Walkability Wednesdays take place from Noon to 12:45 p.m. every Wednesday, and feature guest speakers and walk leaders. This week, join Jed Mitra of the Institute for a walk through campus and a discussion on dining options on and around campus.

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What’s New in Sustainability

Find out about CSUN’s future sustainability center. Learn how to compost in your own backyard. CSUN professor serves on LADWP Integrated Resource Planning Board. Join us for sustainability day. 

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CSUN in the News


CSUN Ranked Third Most Diverse College in United States

Wall Street Journal

CSUN Business College Gets $5 million Donation from Alumni Couple

Daily News

Sarah Silverman, Reggie Watts and Other Comedians Tour California Colleges, Including CSUN, on Voter Registration Tour

Los Angeles Times