Oct. 10, 2017
Volume 3, 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 an award from the nation’s oldest and largest diversity publication in higher education.

Karin Crowhurst, Tania Mulry, Paula Fischhaber and Carolyn Casavan.

She Started It! CSUN Event Aims to Inspire Female Entrepreneurs and STEM Majors

As they reached for the sky, the female technology entrepreneurs shown in the documentary She Started It! fought the gravity of societal norms and pressures. A special screening included reaction from a panel of experts and an introduction from President Dianne F. Harrison.

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“Nomad 13" exhibit from Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas.

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. 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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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 Students


Spring 2018 Registration

Students in good standing may enroll in 17 units maximum as soon as registration begins. Watch for a “get ready to enroll” message sent to your CSUN email box.

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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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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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National Coming Out Day Event: Out in the Garden, Oct. 12

Come to the Oasis Wellness Center to experience this fun and welcoming event to recognize all people who identify as LGBTQ+. Attendees will enjoy food, crafts, a photo booth, dance and musical performances – all for free.

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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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Communication Disorders & Sciences Chapter - Continuing Education Workshop, Oct. 14

This unique presentation develops the expertise of experienced professionals to successfully fulfill the rewarding commitment of mentoring students, new clinicians and assistants. Students get a discounted rate of $35.

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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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Child & Adolescent Development Mentoring & Career Development Event, Oct. 21

Network with CADV mentors in a wide range of fields.

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A Dinner You Can’t Pass Up, Oct. 20-22

Dinner with 7 Matadors is an opportunity for you as a student to share your experiences at CSUN and ask questions about life after graduation with an influential alum. They’ll pick up the check. The next round of dinners will take place on October 20-22.

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CSUN on Social Media


Congratulations to all the student reporters from CSUN’s El Nuevo Sol!


Meet @Jreyesalinas: @calstate student trustee, #DACA recipient, a leader for 479,000+.


Dillon Francis: “I’m bad at love but good at dancing.”