April 13, 2021
Volume 8, Edition 20
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K-Pop Phenomenon BTS Is Subject of Conference at CSUN

The South Korean K-pop group BTS is a global phenomenon whose reach extends well beyond the music they make. For two days in May, CSUN welcomes academics, fans, and music and media industry practitioners to take part in a virtual conversation about the group’s influence and impact.


Alumni Explore ‘The Business of Sustainability’ in Nazarian College Distinguished Speaker Series Event

In the latest virtual installment of the CSUN Nazarian College Distinguished Speaker Series, a panel of alumni with experience in renewable energy startups and international sustainability efforts talked about the economic and social incentives for finding sustainable solutions.

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CSUN biology professor Jonathan Kelber works in a lab.

NIH Awards CSUN Professor $1.45M to Continue Research Targeting Breast Cancer

The National Institutes of Health has renewed a $1.45 million, four-year grant to CSUN biology professor Jonathan Kelber so his team in CSUN’s Developmental Oncogene Laboratory can continue research on inhibiting breast cancer metastasis.

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Focus on Faculty & Staff


Donation App Takes First Place in 2021 App-Jam

The winner of the most recent App-Jam, CSUN’s annual app development contest, was Team Give, which created the “PartWith” application. The app gives users more control over the fate of their donated goods.

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Join the Work of Art Emotional Wellness Challenge

Register by April 16 to participate in a team of four or alone; learn to enhance your resilience and cultivate happiness.

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Living to Work or Working to Live: Finding Life Balance,
April 14

In most cases, achieving a perfect balance between work and family is unrealistic. Learn how you can bridge the gap.

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CSUN Department of Theatre Virtual Production: ‘The Shipment,’ April 15-18

Young Jean Lee collaborated with several Black performers to create an experimental play that reveals, confronts and challenges an audience culpable in the expectations and limitations placed on Black identity, on stage and off.

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Effective Coping Strategies for Mental Wellbeing, April 15

There is no better time than now to assess how you, your friends and family are doing and to choose some practical, immediate ways to better cope.

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LifeMatters Webinar: Substance Use and Your Loved Ones, April 21

When someone you love struggles with addiction, it’s important to know you are not alone and also to take care of yourself. LifeMatters can help.

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Working Parents Mid-Morning Brown Bag, April 22

Join colleagues for a casual conversation about the challenges, wins and go-to resources for making it through this new life chapter.

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CSUN Nazarian College Bull Ring New Venture Competition Finals, April 27

Join for the showdown of five finalist student teams competing for $10,000 in prizes at the sixth annual Nazarian College Bull Ring New Venture Competition.

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