June 18, 2019
Volume 6, Edition 39
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CSUN Is a National Leader for Fulbright U.S. Scholars

CSUN was honored with the second-most Fulbright awards from among the nation’s master’s-level institutions for the 2018-2019 academic year. CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison and two professors, Joanne Scillitoe and Mintesnot Woldeamanuel, were named U.S. Scholars to travel abroad and study in their respective areas of interest.


CSUN President Harrison and Nazarian College Dean Named to List of L.A.’s Most Influential People

For the second straight year, CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison and Chandra Subramaniam, dean of CSUN’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, were recognized in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s LA500, a list of L.A.’s most influential people.

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Three female students pose within a CSUN #MyTopCollege frame.

Make CSUN #MyTopCollege

Forbes’ annual #MyTopCollege contest looks to social media to rank the most-loved colleges in the nation. Placing in the top 10 the last two years, CSUN is aiming for the top slot — but we need your help.

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Upcoming Events

Captain Marvel stands heroically with glowing hands in front of the sky.

AS Summer Movie Fest: ‘Captain Marvel’

June 20, 5:30 p.m.
Captain Marvel, an extraterrestrial warrior caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle, has recurring memories of another life as a U.S. Air Force pilot.

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Titanic Live logo on black background.

‘Titanic Live’

June 22, 7:30 p.m. 
The Soraya helps present James Cameron’s Oscar-winning classic film at the new William Rolland Stadium at Cal Lutheran in Thousand Oaks, with the New West Symphony orchestra and chorus performing the award-winning score live.

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A family of four wears Dodgers shirts, and three of four wear CSUN-branded LA hats.

CSUN Night at
Dodger Stadium

Sept. 7, 6 p.m. 
Spend a fun evening with fellow Matadors as the first-place Dodgers take on the San Francisco Giants. Our ticket package supports alumni programs and services and includes a dual-branded CSUN/L.A. cap.

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


CSUN Honors Faculty Achievements, Service and Impact on Student Success

The annual Honored Faculty Reception recognized the hard work and achievements of current faculty, as well as those receiving emeritus status. Outstanding Faculty awards were presented to psychology professor Bradley McAuliff and geography professor Edward Jackiewicz.

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Faculty, Staff, Families Celebrate Summer

About 1,400 people attended this year’s annual Summer Celebration on June 13, taking part in fun activities, food, dancing and prize drawings.

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Oasis Wellness Center Has Special Summer Membership for Faculty and Staff

Find relief from the sweltering summer heat at the coolest place on campus and enjoy rejuvenating activities like yoga, meditation, painting and more. SRC members can use the facility free during the summer. Non-members can purchase a special Summer Oasis Membership for only $15.

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LifeMatters Parenting Workshop, June 20

Children experience so many changes between birth and adolescence. Let LifeMatters break down the different stages of development and what to expect. Learn tips to make the most of these years and the experience, and how LifeMatters can help — while connecting with other CSUN parents.

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CSUN in the News


Nutrition Labels Aren’t Enough to Predict Diet’s Effects on Gut Microbes


The Hidden Harms of Racial Bullying

U.S. News and World Report

Raul Ruiz, Journalist and Activist for the Chicano Movement in L.A., Dies at 78

Los Angeles Times