Apr. 18, 2017
Volume 4, Edition 34
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NCAA President Makes an Impactful Visit to CSUN

NCAA President Mark Emmert met with Matador student-athletes and coaches, received a campus tour and experienced CSUN’s commitment to comprehensive excellence across the university during his campus visit.

David Lawrence and Faye Greenberg will featured at CSUN’s Commerce of Creativity Distinguished Speaker Series.

Acclaimed Music Couple to Speak to CSUN Students About Entertainment Industry at Commerce of Creativity

David Lawrence and Faye Greenberg, writers of High School Musical’s hit song Stick to the Status Quo, will be speaking about the entertainment industry at CSUN’s Commerce of Creativity Distinguished Speaker Series.

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Ross Porter is in his second year calling CSUN Baseball.

Ross Porter’s Second Trip Around the Matador Diamond

So many baseball fans have grown up listening to Ross Porter call Dodger games since he joined the Los Angeles landscape in 1977. Now he’s enjoying his second season calling Matador Baseball for CSUN fans.

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Upcoming Events

Lila Downs performs at CSUN on April 22.

Lila Downs with Monsieur Periné at VPAC

Sat, April 22, 8 p.m.
Topping the charts for 20 years, Lila Downs and Monsieur Periné will stir a mix of swing, pop, salsa and native Colombian rhythms.

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Get a USA Day T-shirt when CSUN softball hosts UCLA on April. 26.

USA Day: Softball vs. UCLA

Wed, April 26, 3:30 p.m
With the season winding down, the Matadors have an excellent 25-15 record. The first 75 fans in attendance will receive a free CSUN USA Day T-shirt.

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Silent No more features the powerful stories of people dealing with hearing loss, coming to CSUN on April 27.

Silent No More

Thurs, April 27, 7 p.m.
After a sold-out production at Carnegie Hall, Silent No More comes to the Little Theatre for an inspiring, emotional and educational evening, as individuals with hearing loss share their powerful life stories. A Q&A featuring star Kathy Buckley and the rest of the cast follows the performance.

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Focus on Alumni & Community


Eighth Annual CADV Celebrating Excellence Awards Banquet, May 6

CSUN’s Child and Adolescent Development Alumni Chapter invites you to campus for this annual event. The chapter will recognize exceptional CSUN students, outstanding alumni and members of the CSUN community.

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Nurses Wellness Day, May 6

Join us for Nurses Wellness Day to mark National Nurses Day and “The Year of the Healthy Nurse.”

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The 2017 Tax Development Conference, May 5

CSUN accounting alumni, tax professionals and academicians are encouraged to come out for this first-of-its-kind forum where tax professors from various West Coast universities will exchange ideas, present their research and hold a discussion with attendees.

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Civil Rights Icon Transmits Peaceful Protest Philosophies to CSUN

Rev. James Lawson, a colleague of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., returned to CSUN this spring to share his knowledge of nonviolent activism with students in his Nonviolent Struggles, Civil Rights and Activism class.

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The Hustle: Real Estate & Entrepreneurship, April 27

Hear from CSUN alumni panelists Paul Jennings, Gary Leff , Armen Haroutunian, Caryn Karpel and Real Estate Center director Hilary Goldberg, as they discuss The Hustle, and what it takes to be successful in both real estate and entrepreneurship at the launch of the newly chartered CSUN Real Estate Center. The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. in the USU.

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CSUN Engineering Students Win Back-to-Back ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenges

A team of 23 CSUN mechanical engineering students took home first place overall for the second year in a row at the 2017 American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ Human Powered Vehicle Challenge in Las Vegas.

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CSUN in the News


CSUN CubeSat Launches Into Space

NASA Space Flight

CSUN Student and Pro Gamer Looks for a Return to Smash Glory


CSUN’s Morales Speaks at Los Angeles March for Science