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University Advancement

Our Mission

The mission of University Advancement at Cal State Northridge is to enhance the University's reputation, help build and strengthen its financial resources, and expand its network and influence through strategic communications and the engagement of internal and external stakeholders.


The Blacker The InkCSUN Prof’s Book on Blacks’ Portrayal in Comics Nominated for Eisner Award

“The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Black Identity in Comics and Sequential Art,” an anthology that explores black identity on the comic pages and in comic books and graphic novel, and co-edited by California State University, Northridge professor Frances Gateward, has been nominated for a Will Eisner Comic Industry Award. Continue reading about The Blacker the Ink.

CSUN geology professor Julian Lozos demonstrates what California Missions had accounts of the earthquake of 1812 on a map. Photo by Luis Garcia.CSUN Seismology Professor Looks to Past to Understand Current, Future Fault Activity

California State University, Northridge geology professor Julian Lozos has a history with earthquakes. His research on a magnitude 7.5 earthquake that occurred in 1812 in the Inland Empire used historic accounts to help understand how fault lines affect not only the Earth, but life on it. Continue reading about the fault activity.

Dan SchnurCSUN Envisioning California Lecture to Explore the Year of the Angry Voter

This is the year of the angry voter. Americans are upset at political elites, and the result is a drawn-out process with the potential for contentious party conventions in which there is no presumed nominee. Continue reading about the year of the angry voter.

Rodolfo Acuña, Ph.D., Historian from Chicano Male Unbonded series ©2000, Harry Gamboa Jr.CSUN Professor’s Photographs to Become Part of National Portrait Gallery and Autry Museum Permanent Collections

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and the Autry Museum of the American West have acquired several photographs by California State University, Northridge Chicana/o studies professor Harry Gamboa Jr. for their permanent collections. Continue reading about the gallery.

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