Mar. 21, 2017
Volume 4, Edition 30
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CSUNSat1 Ready for Takeoff

CSUN’s first stellar explorer, the CSUNSat1, is set to launch into space on March 27 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. It will head to the International Space Station, where it will be deployed into space in April 2018.

CSUN professor offers insight on his fears, secrets and fantastic ponderings as he awaits the birth of his son.

CSUN Professor’s New Book Offers Intimate Insight into His Life as He Prepares for the Arrival of His Son

As I Stand Living, a book written by CSUN assistant professor of English Christopher Higgs, provides an intimate look at Higgs’ fears, secrets and fantastic ponderings as he prepared for the birth of his son.

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CSUN will host a two-day workshop on climate change March 27-28.

CSUN to Host Workshop on Developing Strategies for Dealing with Climate Change

CSUN will host a two-day workshop on March 27-28 in Jerome Richfield Hall, Room 153, to explore new ways to tackle the issues raised by climate change.

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Upcoming Events

CSUN Women's Water Polo hosts Long Beach State on March 25 at noon.

Women’s Water Polo vs. Long Beach State

Sat, March 25, noon
The Matadors, ranked 21st in the nation, face off against the 49ers at the Matador Pool. Leading the way for CSUN this year has been junior Madeleine Sanchez with 49 goals.

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Buster Keaton’s The General will be performed at the Valley Performing Arts Center on March 25 at 8 p.m.

Buster Keaton’s The General at VPAC

Sat, March 25, 8 p.m.
Silent film and live music fit best together at VPAC, when Richard Kaufman returns to conduct the New West Symphony and Dennis James plays organ. Regarded as the greatest of all comedies of the silent era, The General is an action-packed adventure story set against the backdrop of the Civil War.

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Celebrate Open Education and join CSUN's Affordable Learning Solutions team on Mach 27. Lunch is provided, so RSVP ASAP.

Discover Open Education

Mon, March 27, 9:30 a.m.
Have you ever struggled with students not having the required course materials? Interested in finding new and innovative educational materials? Celebrate Open Education Week and join CSUN’s Affordable Learning Solutions team. Lunch is included, so RSVP today.

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


Recycle Mania Continues Through March 31

AS Sustainability and Recycling is hosting Recycle Mania, an e-waste drive where the campus community is encouraged to participate by bringing in old and broken electronics to the AS Sustainability and Recycling office in the USU. Drop-off times are M-F, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and accommodations for large and multiple items can be made by calling (818) 677-4262 ahead of time.

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An Evening With Cheech Marin, March 28

Join us for a spirited evening as CSUN’s 2004 Distinguished Alumni Award honoree reflects on his incredible career in conversation with L.A.’s own Marisol Hernandez, lead singer of the GRAMMY award-winning La Santa Cecilia.

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CSUN Athletics and University 76 Launch Partnership

CSUN Athletics and University 76 officially unveiled new Matador graphics at the gas station at the corner of Nordhoff St. and Lindley Ave. as part of the ceremonial launch of their partnership. With the partnership, CSUN students, faculty and alumni will receive a three cent per gallon discount with valid CSUN identification.

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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 2-8

The California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR), Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services (OVSRS) would like to take this opportunity to remind victims and survivors of crime the importance of registering with our office to receive valuable services provided by CDCR. Registering with CDCR will allow individuals access to a menu of resources, including advanced notification of release, escape or death of an offender, assistance with collection of court-ordered victim restitution, information regarding the parole-hearing process and the ability to request certain special conditions of parole. With California’s evolution of sentencing laws, registration for services is extremely important so victims and families are ensured to receive up-to-date information.

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Recommended Breaks in Classes

Find out more information about the new recommendation that was approved for breaks for classes lasting more than two hours. For more information, please call x3263.

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CSUN in the News


CSUN Alumnus Among Hollywood’s Dreamers Looking to Continue to Make an Impact

The Hollywood Reporter

CSUN Professor Contributes to Alzheimer's Research

Sacramento Bee

CSUN Leads the Scene to Keep it Green

SCV Today