June 2, 2021
Volume 8, Edition 25
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On a Roll: New CSUN Grads Celebrate at Car-mencement

In a first for the university, car parades rolled through campus celebrating CSUN’s newest graduates. Cars decked out with balloons, signs, photos and words of pride honked as they were greeted by faculty, staff and student leaders along their route. See pics and watch a TikTok of the festivities.


Outstanding Graduating Students Earn Special Recognition

CSUN’s 2021 outstanding graduating students include Jennifer Anderson and Daniel Bustos (pictured), named this year’s Wolfson Scholars, the top award given to a graduating senior or seniors; Natasha Feldman, recipient of the Nathan O. Freedman Memorial Award for Outstanding Graduate Student; and Desiree Cuadra, Aditi Dwivedi, Denise Nguyen and Angelle Thomas, each named an Outstanding Graduating Senior.

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A diagram of an adaptable unmanned aerial vehicle designed by CSUN students.

Student Creativity and Talent on Display at
Project Showcases

Each year, CSUN students push themselves to new heights and create amazing designs and research presentations. Two recent virtual events — the CSUNposium for research and creative works and the College of Engineering and Computer Science Senior Design Project Showcase — highlighted this great work.

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Focus on Alumni & Community


CSUN Update Summer Schedule

CSUN Update will publish less frequently over the summer and return to a regular schedule for fall. In the meantime, please visit CSUN Today, or check Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest university news.

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CSUN Ranked Highly for Inclusivity by Campus Pride

CSUN recently received 4.5 out of 5 stars on the Campus Pride Index. Campus Pride is a national nonprofit organization that works to create safer, more LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities. The index was calculated by measuring how inclusive a college campus is to LGBTQ+ students.

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