Oct. 10, 2017
Volume 5, Edition 9
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CSUN Receives National Recognition for Its Diversity Efforts

CSUN was recently recognized by three national organizations for its commitment to diversity and inclusion, including from the nation’s oldest and largest diversity publication in higher education.

Portrait of Edith Winterhalter.

CSUN’s Winterhalter Named Among World’s 100 Most Influential Filipina Women

Director of Administrative Services Edith Winterhalter, a CSUN alumna, will be honored by the Filipina Women’s Network at the 14th Annual Filipina Leadership Global Summit in Toronto.

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CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison with another CAAASA honoree.

President Harrison Honored by CAAASA for University’s Role in Advancing Educational Outcomes for Underrepresented Students

The California Association of African-American Superintendents and Administrators (CAAASA) recognized President Dianne F. Harrison for “excellent work in support and advocacy of training programs and professional development of teachers.”

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Upcoming Events

A CSUN women's volleyball player dives for the ball.

Women’s Volleyball vs Hawaii

Sat, Oct. 14, 7 p.m.
Help “white out” the Matadome at this ESPN3-televised game.

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Judy Baca stands before her Great Wall of Los Angeles mural.

The Great Wall of Los Angeles: Judith F. Baca’s Experimentations in Collaboration and Concrete

Oct. 14 - Dec. 16
An exhibition surveying the nearly 50-year career of mural making by alumna Judy Baca, Los Angeles’ premier muralist, mentor, educator and community activist.

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Javier Limón reassembles the original band that toured with the legendary Paco de Lucía.

Flamenco Legends by Javier Limón: The Paco de Lucía Project

Sat, Nov. 4, 8 p.m.
Ten-time Latin Grammy winner Javier Limón reassembles the original band that toured with the legendary Paco de Lucía in this tribute performance.

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


CSUN Professor Creates Biostatistics App as Study Aid for Students

Biostatistics is a class all CSUN health science majors must conquer. To ease students’ journey through the course, professor Kaitlin Bahr created an app to simplify its concepts.

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Call for Nominations: Don Dorsey Excellence in Mentoring Awards for 2017

Nominate faculty, staff and administrators who have been exceptional mentors at CSUN. Deadline: Nov. 3.

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CSUN Professor’s Artwork Envisions Multicultural Space Exploration in Getty-Sponsored Exhibition

Historical depictions of space exploration in modern media reflect a landscape void of multicultural influence. Central American Studies professor Beatriz Cortez encourages an alternative by fusing her scholastic studies and artistic production into two space vessels in Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas, an exhibition that highlights the work of Latino artists.

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Serving and Protecting Minor Students (Younger Than 18) on Campus, Oct. 11

Increase your awareness on the protection of minors on campus with Praesidium Training as they share how abuse and false allegations occur, best practices when interacting with minors, and how to report a range of concerns.

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Healthy Holiday Meals and Celebrations, Oct. 12

Join the Marilyn Magaram Center team for a conversation on how to eat, sip and celebrate during the holidays and still feel your best.

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Fidelity Investments: One-on-One Consultations, Oct. 17-18

Sign up for a consultation with Christel Whittier of Fidelity to review investment options available to you.

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Q.P.R. Suicide Prevention Training: Question, Persuade, Refer, Oct. 19

University Counseling Services provides this training to help prepare those in position to recognize someone who may be in crisis. Faculty and staff are interacting with more students expressing symptoms of mental health concerns (i.e., anxiety, stress, depression, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, etc.).

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Arts Alumni Chapter Presents: Beautiful Parts Gallery Event, Oct. 15

Beautiful Parts is the new Arts Alumni Chapter’s first gallery showcase. Celebrate with a reception for our alumni and friends of CSUN. Please join us for art, conversation and refreshments.

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Maintaining a Proactive Approach to Personal Safety, Oct. 19

Participate in discussions on crime prevention practices and situational awareness using one’s cognitive and physical senses to help avoid or prevent a crime from occurring.

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CSUN in the News


Q&A: Campus Conversation: Jorge Reyes Salinas, California State University Student Trustee

Los Angeles Times

With The Sound 100.3 Sold to Become Christian Station, Where Will Classic Rock Listeners Go?

Orange County Register

On the Wall Between Two Cultures, A Mural

Landscape Architecture Magazine

Accelerating Latino Success in Postsecondary Education is Focus for Excelencia

Diverse Issues in Higher Education