They may discover the key to help repair spinal cord injuries, help paralyzed children run again or find the cure for cancer. Fifty undergraduate students from California State University, Northridge will get the chance of a lifetime to conduct stem cell research alongside some of the top scientists in the country as part of a $2.77-million grant to the university. The grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) continues a stem cell research and regenerative medicine “Bridges” program between CSUN and UCLA that started in 2009. Continue reading about Professor Cindy Malone.
CSUN Art Exhibition, Creative Events and Social Justice Conference Celebrate Social Justice Struggle Among Deaf People of Color
Questions of identity, oppression, the pervasiveness of audism, language deprivation, racism and resistance are just a few of the topics being explored in the art exhibition, “Justice Can’t Wait: Deaf People of Color Seeking Change Through the Arts,” and a week of corresponding events, including the annual conference “Social Justice: BY, FOR, OF People,” at California State University, Northridge. Continue reading about Celebrating Social Justice Struggle Among Deaf People of Color.
The Friends of the Oviatt Library at California State University, Northridge is putting out a call for submissions for its inaugural biennial San Fernando Valley Award for Fiction. Continue reading about CSUN’s Inaugural San Fernando Valley Award for Fiction.
Firehouses were closed, mass transit stalled, libraries shut their doors and garbage piled in the streets as the New York City of the 1970s grappled with one of the worst financial crises in its history. Continue reading about Professor Hillary Miller.
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.