July 16, 2019
Volume 4, Edition 40
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CSUN, NASA Partner to Train Teachers in Climate Science

CSUN is partnering with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to host workshops for K-12 teachers, who hone their tools for educating their students about sustainability.


After the Fires, Flowers

Many invasive plants have thrived after the Woolsey Fire. CSUN ecology and evolution major Richard Rachman locates these invaders for the National Park Service, so they can be removed.

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CSUN 3rd in Nation for Latino Communication and Journalism Degrees

CSUN is one of the nation’s top universities for the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanics or Latinos majoring in communication or journalism, according to the Hispanic Outlook on Education magazine. This places the university ahead of schools such as USC and the University of Florida.

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Upcoming Events

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‘Freaky Friday,’ ‘Jason and the Argonauts’

This Week
CSUN’s acclaimed Teenage Drama Workshop summer youth theater program is presenting “Jason and the Argonauts” through July 18 and “Disney’s Freaky Friday, the Musical” through July 19.

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Young Lindsay Lohan plays twins.

AS Summer Movie Fest: ‘The Parent Trap’

July 18
After meeting at camp, Hallie and Annie realize they’re twins, separated as babies by their parents’ divorce. They swap identities, in hopes of reuniting their parents and their family.

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A red-and-black Dodgers-CSUN hat.

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 Students


Help CSUN Rise to No. 1 #MyTopCollege

CSUN currently sits in the top five of Forbes’ sixth annual #MyTopCollege contest, where universities compete to prove their school is the most loved in the nation. There is a chance to rise to No. 1 — but we need your help!

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‘Wizard of Oz’ Benefit Concert, Aug. 1

Watch students from CSUN’s Youth Philharmonic and CSUN’s Department of Music perform a free concert, and join a silent auction, to benefit the CSUN Food Pantry before the free screening of “The Wizard of Oz” on the Oviatt Lawn.

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Bachelor’s Degree Graduation Deadlines

If you applied to graduate in Spring 2019, the deadline to turn in any outstanding documents is Aug. 2. If you plan to graduate in Fall 2019, the last day to file an online graduation application is Aug. 16; a paper application is required thereafter.

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Fall 2019 Registration

Repeating CSUN courses is permitted starting July 29 (talk with your advisor before repeating). Wait-listing for closed classes continues through Sept. 2. Find payment info and deadlines on the University Cash Services website.

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Summer Term 2019

Summer Session 3 classes began July 10, but it’s possible to enroll through July 19. No appointment is required. Most courses are offered at per-unit extension fees.

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The Soraya 2019-20 Season Single Tickets

The Soraya’s 2019-20 season lineup is incredible, featuring full-length story ballets, jazz and opening night with violinist Itzhak Perlman. Single-event tickets go on sale today. Just announced: Stomp and The Fab Faux.

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CSUN on Social Media


CSUN Night at Dodger Stadium


Let’s Get Sustainable at Summer Movie Fest


Bee a Matador Wildflower Honey