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 Alumni & Community


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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Sun Circle: Career Opportunities with AIG, Hosted by the Black Alumni Association Mentoring, April 15

The Black Alumni Association is partnering with a leading San Fernando Valley and national employer to share insights into the various positions available with a large corporation. The evening will culminate with a “comfort food” cooking demonstration featuring Chef Edie Dourleijn.

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Education in Action: A Networking and Mentoring Opportunity for Future and Current Educators, April 17

Join the Education Alumni Chapter for a networking and mentoring event for future and current educators. Meet new colleagues and make new friends from CSUN.

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Career Transitions During the Pandemic and Beyond, April 21

Times of crisis can become an opportunity for us to assess and evaluate our careers. A panel of experts will give you information and answer your important questions related to making a job change.

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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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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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