It took nearly four decades for the comfort women of World War II — women and girls forced into sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army — to come forward and testify about their experiences. Jinah Kim, an associate professor of communication studies at California State University, Northridge, is determined to make sure those stories are not forgotten. Continue reading about how CSUN Prof Receives NEH Grant.
Alfonso F. “Rick” Ratcliffe served as dean of CSUN’s College of Engineering and Computer Science for more than a decade in the 1980s and early ’90s. Ratcliffe had joined CSUN’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1975, and he was appointed chair in 1978. Continue reading about CSUN Pioneer Alfonso Ratcliffe.
The Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts was conceived as the cultural heart of the San Fernando Valley, a world-class venue to host performances by some of the most talented entertainers in the world. The Soraya — originally known as the Valley Performing Arts Center — opened its first season on Jan. 29, 2011, with a star-studded lineup. Continue reading about Celebrating of World-Class Performances at The Soraya.
For more than 35 years, California State University, Northridge’s Center on Disabilities has sponsored the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, known as the CSUN Conference, which is recognized as the premiere event in the field of technology for persons with disabilities. This year, even more people from all over the world — researchers, practitioners, educators, exhibitors and more — will be able to share knowledge, new innovations and best practices to promote inclusion for all as the conference goes virtual. Continue reading about the 36th Annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference.
California State University, Northridge is accepting applications for scholarships available to any student interested in studying or working with the Armenian community through advocacy, humanitarian, cultural or philanthropic work. The Armenian History and Cultural Scholarship Fund was created last year by an anonymous $3 million gift to the university to support Armenian studies and students. Continue reading about how CSUN is accepting applications for scholarships.