Message from CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison
Thursday’s tragedy at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon strikes at the heart of every college and university community. No learning institution can fulfill our shared and noble mission to empower and educate when faced with such despicable violence. On behalf of the CSUN community, our hearts and thoughts are with the victims, their families, the first responders and the survivors of the heinous actions that shook the Umpqua campus. This heartbreaking tragedy is a reminder to remain vigilant. Safety on- and off-campus is a responsibility we all share.
California State University, Northridge has partnered with the Clinton Global Initiative to challenge students to draw upon what they’ve learned in the classroom to create innovative plans for addressing some of the world’s more pressing issues. Continue reading about CSUN and the Clinton Global Initiative.
California State University, Northridge student Noral Walker wants engineering to be a household name within the African-American community. Continue reading about the appointment.
As Presidential Race Moves Forward, CSUN Prof Warns Candidates Need to Court Latino Voters, Not Push Them Away
Immigrants are regular targets for Republican candidates as they battle for the chance to represent their party in the race for the White House next year. Continue reading about the research.
California State University, Northridge has been recognized for its commitment to diversity by Minority Access, an organization advocating diversity in higher education, employment and research. CSUN was honored at the 16th National Role Models Conference in Baltimore, Md., last month. Continue reading about the honor.
CSUN Prof Receives $1.3 Million NASA Grant to Search for Ties Between Earth and Possible Extraterrestrial Life
As the National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA) uses Mars rovers to search for extraterrestrial life on the red planet, California State University, Northridge biology professor Rachel Mackelprang aids the search for signs of life in the frozen soil on Earth. Continue reading about the grant.