Feb. 21, 2017
Volume 4, Edition 26
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Thousands to Attend CSUN’s 32nd Annual Conference on Assistive Technology

Thousands of people from around the globe are expected to be in San Diego for the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, the world’s largest event dedicated to exploring new ways technology can assist people with disabilities.

CSUN’s Center of Achievement Through Adapted Physical Activity has expanded its offerings.

CSUN Center Opens Up World of Possibilities for Children with Disabilities

When CSUN’s Center of Achievement Through Adapted Physical Activity opened more than 40 years ago, it was a land-based program and most of its clients were adults. With the opening of the Abbott and Linda Brown Western Center for Adaptive Aquatic Therapy, the center has expanded its offerings with programs designed specifically to meet the needs of children.

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CSUN Homecoming 2017.

Matadors Reunite at Homecoming

Alumni, faculty and staff from all decades gathered at CSUN for a day full of festivities, including a barbecue, pinewood derby races, campus tours and much more. The event was concluded by a scintillating Matador Men’s Basketball team victory in front of a packed, energetic Matadome crowd.

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Upcoming Events

February 22 is the screening of the Netflix documentary 13th.

Film Screening & Discussion: 13th

Wed, Feb. 22, 1:30 p.m.
CSUN students, faculty and community members are welcome to watch and discuss the popular Netflix documentary 13th inside the Ferman Presentation Room with Black Lives Matter activist Melina Abdullah.

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This free show features music and dance honoring and evoking water.

Celebrating World Cultures & Earth’s Shared Resources at VPAC Lawn and Courtyard

Sat., Feb. 25, 1 p.m.
This free daytime performance festival in the VPAC Courtyard features six Los Angeles ensembles with origins in six regions of the world (Brazil, West Africa, Hawaii, Mexico, Japan and the Middle East). These traditional artists have one thing in common – music and dance that honors and evokes water.

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CSUN women's basketball takes on UC Riverside on Feb. 25 at 4 p.m.

Women’s Basketball vs. UC Riverside

Sat, Feb. 25, 4 p.m.
Head to the Matadome for this great afternoon matchup as the red-hot Matadors ride their seven-game winning streak to take on the visiting Highlanders. The last time the two teams faced off on Feb. 11, CSUN won a 70-67 overtime nail-biter.

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Stars Align to Celebrate CHIME

A wide range of celebrities, including Colin Farrell and the cast of the ABC hit show Speechless, will gather on Feb. 25 to celebrate the annual CHIMEaPalooza event to raise funds for the award-winning and CSUN-affiliated charter school.

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Black History Month: Author Robert Lee Johnson, Feb. 23

Robert Lee Johnson will discuss his most recent book Notable Southern Californians in Black History on Feb. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Ferman Presentation Room. The book focuses on contributions to the state of California by black men and women.

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Gathering in Remembrance of Carol Kelly this Saturday

CSUN’s Child and Adolescent Development Alumni Chapter invites faculty and alumni to campus on Saturday to pay tribute to CSUN professor emeritus Carol Kelly, who recently passed away. Kelly was a transformative figure for the chapter and a beloved professor at CSUN.

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Students Can Apply Now For BUILD PODER

CSUN’s successful undergraduate biomedical research training program BUILD PODER is recruiting 75 new students for its third cohort, which will enter the program this summer. Students from underrepresented groups majoring in the biological, life, health, physical and social sciences as well as engineering, computer systems and math, and are pursuing careers in biomedical research can apply online by 5 p.m. on March 3.

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Eldercare: The Emotional Challenges of Caregivers, Feb. 22

It is estimated that 80% of all care received by older Americans is provided by family members. If you’re part of this valuable force, join us for a workshop facilitated by Life Matters to learn how taking care of yourself can guarantee you’re able to provide your best.

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Making Better Choices When Eating Outside of the Home, Feb. 22

Join the Marilyn Magaram Center Staff for a discussion on how a little preparation and some tips can ensure a meal out doesn’t sabotage your best intentions.

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LGBTQ From A to Z, Feb. 28

Interested in learning more about LGBTQ Students? This session will provide faculty and staff with simple tools on how to make their classroom or department more inclusive for LGBTQ students.

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The Footprint, Issue No. 28

The Institute for Sustainability brings you information on whether the recent rains mean an end to California’s drought, Water Day on March 14, VPAC’s Global Currents and much more.

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CSUN in the News


A Different Way to Experience John Adams’ Music: Sitting Onstage, Next to the Musicians

Los Angeles Times

CSUN President Harrison: We Cannot Retreat From Sexual Assault Prevention

Daily News


The Rafu Shimpo

CSUN Professor Rosa RiVera Furumoto is Full Steam Ahead

California Educator