A new study by California State University, Northridge marine biologist Robert Carpenter and a former student, Maggie Johnson, now with the Smithsonian Institution, found that increasing the amount of nitrogen helps crustose coralline algae – which often serves as a cementing element for coral reefs around the world. Continue reading about CSUN marine biologist Robert Carpenter's new ocean study.
Every year, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and California Credit Union partner to nominate 18 first-year teachers for the Rookie Teacher of the Year award. From the hundreds of new teachers at 900 LAUSD schools. Continue reading about CSUN alumna Dorothy Williams- Kohlmeyer's teaching award.
It has been one of Broadway’s most incredible and inspirational stories of recent time. California State University, Northridge alumna Lauren Ridloff ’00 (English – Creative Writing), a deaf former elementary school teacher with no prior professional stage experience, took on the iconic role of Sarah Norman in the Broadway production of Children of a Lesser God, and earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play. Continue reading about CSUN Alumna Lauren Ridloff’s new broadway show.
CSUN’s Teenage Drama Workshop Aims to Strengthen Family Values with ‘Mary Poppins Jr.’ & ‘James and the Giant Peach Jr.’
Strengthening the emotional bonds that tie families together is one of the themes explored in this summer’s productions by California State University, Northridge’s 2018 Teenage Drama Workshop (TADW). The plays, “Mary Poppins Jr.” and “James and the Giant Peach Jr.,” are scheduled for several performances by TADW throughout July at CSUN’s theaters. Continue reading about CSUN’s Teenage Drama Workshop's productions of ‘Mary Poppins Jr.’ & ‘James and the Giant Peach Jr.’.
When Sarina Loeb ’13 (M.S., College Counseling Student Services) was a graduate student at California State University, Northridge, one of her goals was to run a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) resource center. Continue reading about CSUN professor of psychology Alyssa Arentoft's research.