Independence Day Holiday Closure
Classes will not be in session and university offices will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday on Monday, July 4. Classes will resume and university offices will re-open on Tuesday, July 5. The Department of Police Services will be staffed during the closure and can be reached at (818) 677-2111.
Statement from CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison on Los Angeles County Traffic Improvement Plan
On June 23, the Metro Board of Directors voted to include mass transit projects in the proposed Los Angeles County Traffic Improvement Plan that would significantly improve transportation for CSUN’s nearly 50,000 students and employees who come from all over the greater Los Angeles region. If approved by voters on the November 2016 ballot, these projects would directly benefit thousands more community members around campus and throughout the northern San Fernando Valley.
Metro’s Board of Directors voted to include $180 million to implement bus rapid transit (BRT) that will will serve CSUN, connecting the east and west ends of the Valley, helping decrease carbon emissions, traffic congestion and parking on and around campus.
Thank you to the entire CSUN community and all the Matadors who advocated for CSUN’s inclusion in this plan, which will provide a tremendous benefit to the entire region as well as the thousands of current and future students and employees. Click here to read the full message.
We knew in high school who had money to burn and who didn’t. It shouldn’t have made difference in how we saw ourselves, but in the back of our minds, we always wondered. Continue reading about the study on teen social status.
If you read the forward of Martin Pousson’s new book, “Black Sheep Boy,” closely, you’ll get a hint of what lies ahead in his chronicle of a young gay man in Louisiana’s Cajun bayou, whose actions seem to leave everything “out in the open for anyone to see” and lead him to who knows where. Continue reading about CSUN Professor’s new book.
California State University, Northridge mechanical engineering students dominated the field at the 2016 American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ (ASME) Human Powered Vehicle Challenge last month in San Jose, Calif. Continue reading about the Human Powered Vehicle Challenge.
If Benjamin Krasner’s educational career up to this point were defined by a musical term, it would be allegro — a brisk, lively tempo. This week, Krasner will graduate from California State University, Northridge with two bachelor’s degrees — one in music and one in economics — and this fall, he will head to Yale University on a full scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in music. He’s hit all these high notes at the tender age of 16. Continue reading about Benjamin Krasner.
Zika Virus Information
While there are no reports of the Zika virus on the CSUN campus, the Klotz Student Health Center is sharing recommendations relating to travel and information on the virus from the Centers for Disease Control, the American College Heath Association and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. To access this information, please click here.