June 9, 2020
Volume 5, Edition 25
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To Honor George Floyd, CSUN Community Calls for Change

CSUN students, faculty, staff and leadership reacted with outrage, horror and grief and called for change following the senseless killing of George Floyd. Numerous campus organizations spoke out for equality and justice and engaged in conversations to show support for Black students.


COVID-19 Is Killing People of Color at Higher Rates. CSUN Researchers Are Fighting Back.

Nationwide and on a local level, communities of color are disproportionately affected by coronavirus cases and deaths. The CSUN Health Equity and Research (HERE) Center was created in 2019 to research and address these types of issues, with the goal of improving health equity in the Los Angeles region.

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A robotic insect on a surface between two human hands. Photo: Georgijevic, iStock.

Insects Inspire Swarms of Robots for Space Exploration

Working with partners including NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Intel, CSUN mechanical engineering professor Nhut Ho, founding director of the NASA Autonomy Research Center for STEAHM (ARCS), is developing swarms of fully autonomous robots capable of planetary exploration and search and rescue in extreme environments. Ho’s work received a $538,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Focus on Students


Fall 2020 Registration

Fall Registration-by-Appointment begins in June. Look for your enrollment appointment in My Checklist, myNorthridge Portal. Make an appointment with your advisor now.

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There’s Still Time to Register for CSUN Summer Classes

This year, summer session is offered in a virtual format. The third session of classes begins July 8.

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Campus Store Summer Stock Up Sale

The CSUN Campus Store is offering a promo code for 25% off on clothing, gifts and accessories included in its Summer Stock Up Sale.

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CSUN Library Needs Help Documenting COVID-19

The CSUN Library needs your help documenting CSUN’s response to COVID-19. Your stories, thoughts and observations of life and community can be recorded in any format that resonates with you.

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