Jun. 13, 2017
Volume 4, Edition 42
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CSUN Receives NSF Grant to Advance Entrepreneurship and Innovation

In an effort to strengthen the efforts of innovative programs at CSUN, the National Science Foundation will allocate a $500,000 grant throughout the next five years to support further science, technology, engineering, math and business entrepreneurship activities.

CSUN’s DEAF Project Joins Deaf Community, Bloomingdale’s in Honoring Male Role Models on Father’s Day Weekend

CSUN’s DEAF Project Joins Deaf Community, Bloomingdale’s in Honoring Male Role Models on Father’s Day Weekend

This special partnership will honor men whose active involvement enhances the lives of children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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CSUN student Alvaro Castillo Receives Scholarship from Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institution Educators.

Matador Alvaro Castillo Receives Scholarship from Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institution Educators

Castillo is one of three students nationwide to earn AHSIE’s Seed to Tree Student Scholarship, which highlights college students who have helped promote the retention and presence of underserved communities in higher education.

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Upcoming Events

CSUN Summer Movie Fest starts June 15 with LEGO Batman Movie shown on Oviatt Lawn.

Summer Movie Fest: The LEGO Batman Movie

Thur, June 15, 5:30 p.m.
It’s finally here! The much anticipated summer movie fest will start this week with with The LEGO Batman Movie and will go through Aug. 31. This free event, which will take place Thursday evenings on the Oviatt Lawn, is open to the public and will feature a variety of food trucks.

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Single tickets for the 2017-18 Valley Performing Arts season go on sale June 20.

2017-18 VPAC Single Tickets on Sale

Tue, June 20
Get your single tickets for the upcoming 2017-18 VPAC season, Music Knows No Borders.

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The International Day of Yoga is June 21.

International Day of Yoga at SRC

Wed, June 21, 7 a.m.
All SRC members are invited to join in a worldwide celebration of the ancient practice of yoga. Attend any of the seven yoga classes from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and receive a free giveaway, plus you’ll get a raffle ticket for a chance to win a yoga wheel or yoga mat.

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


Faculty and Staff Summer Celebration 2017

Bring your family and celebrate the completion of another successful academic year on June 26. Enjoy dinner, bingo, basketball, Zumba®, the rock wall, inflatables, facepainting, and other games for the young and those young at heart. RSVP deadline is Friday, June 16.

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ATHLETICS BLOG: Matadors Arrive in Costa Rica

On June 1, 14 CSUN student-athletes arrived in Costa Rica for a two-week service trip. The student-athletes will blog about their experience volunteering, learning about Costa Rica’s economy and culture, the food and more.

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Come Join the Public Health Alumni Chapter for A Summer Mixer

The Public Health Alumni Chapter is hosting a fun summer social at Public School 818 restaurant and bar in Sherman Oaks. Network with fellow alumni, faculty, staff and chapter board members and show your support for CSUN, the chapter and our students for only $5.

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New Dean Named for Mike Curb College of AMC

Dan Hosken, an electronic music composer and author who had been serving as the college’s interim dean for the past two years, has been named dean of the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication.

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Five Matadors Receive Track & Field All-American Honors

Monique Griffiths finished in the top 16 in both the discus and hammer throw, and the CSUN women’s 4x100 meter relay team finished 10th in the nation at the NCAA Championships.

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CSUN Hosts Seventh Annual Tech Fair

Faculty and staff became familiar with new technology trends in higher education.

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CSUN in the News


Meet Jon Sutherland, the World’s Longest-Running Runner


Alum Bridge Inspector Finds His Passion Over the Bay

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

CSUN Oasis Center Impacts Student Stress Levels

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