As NASA invests millions of dollars in initiatives to help diversify the STEM workforce, a partnership with California State University, Northridge was a natural fit. With 60% of its student population identifying as traditionally underserved and 56% female, CSUN’s NASA-funded Autonomy Research Center for STEAHM (ARCS) is a natural place to provide opportunities in science, technology, engineering, math — and beyond — to students who traditionally haven’t had them, including women. Continue reading about NASA Internships for ARCS Students.
For the first time in 18 months, groups of CSUN students wandered through campus’ maze of walkways their way to class, Monday, Aug. 30. The university, which had gone primarily online in March 2020, opened its doors to a more hybrid semester with approximately 50 percent of classes having an on-campus component, increasing the population on campus significantly. For returning students, campus is a mix of familiar and new. Continue reading about how Students Come Face-To-Face for Fall Hybrid Classes.
The beginning of the fall semester is just around the corner. Friday-Saturday, Saturday-only and Sunday classes begin Aug. 28 and Aug. 29. Weekday classes begin Aug. 30.
Here are some important dates you’ll need to know to stay on top of your classes this semester:
Aug. 29: Last day for nonrestrictive registration. Last day to qualify for a full refund (minus a $10 fee) for those dropping all classes.
Aug. 30: Late registration and schedule adjustment (add, drop or swap classes or change grading basis) begin.
Continue reading for more important dates for Fall 2021.
Competing on an international stage for the first time, the CSUN engineering program’s always-competitive Human Powered Vehicle team finished fourth in the 2021 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Human Powered Vehicle Competition. In the annual competition, students work in teams to design and build efficient, highly engineered vehicles for everyday use — from commuting to work to carrying goods to market. Continue reading about how CSUN's Human Powered Vehicle Team Rolls to 4th Place.
The CSUN Bridge to the Future program, which removes many of the barriers to academic success by providing a tuition-free CSUN education to students from Canoga Park High School, has just celebrated its first cohort of graduates. Bridge to the Future launched in 2017 as part of CSUN’s Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing’s Neighborhood Partners in Action initiative in Canoga Park. Continue reading about how Cohort Fulfills Dreams and Reaches College Finish Line.