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CSUN Professor Headed to Nairobi to Lead Photojournalism Program

The chance to change an individual’s life for the better is something most people hope to have at least once in their lives. California State University, Northridge journalism professor David Blumenkrantz will have that opportunity this summer. -- SCV News

United States’ ocean conservation efforts have major gaps, Oregon State University analysis shows

in addition to Oregon State, taking part in the research were scientists from the University of California, San Diego; the University of Colorado; the University of California, Santa Barbara; James Cook University of Queensland, Australia; the Smithsonian Institution; the University of Queensland; the National Geographic Society; the University of Hawaii; Arizona State University; San Francisco State University; the University of Maine; the Marine Conservation Institute; the University of Washington, Bothell; Stanford University; California State University, Northridge; the Nature Conservancy, Michigan Chapter; Stony Brook University; College of Charleston; Coiba Scientific Station, Panama; the University of Miami; and Duke University. -- North Coast Citizen

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, May 26-June 2

CSUN Graduate Exhibition – Master of Arts/Master of Fine Arts: Artists include: Janna Avner, Jasmeet Chatrath, Kristine Daily, Ixchel Hernandez, Michael Hong, Faith Ishizuka, Myung Kang, Katherine Posada, Mariana Reyes, Katia Stewart, Codruta Tolan, Montserrat Rangel Vergara. Opens noon-4 p.m. May 31. Gallery hours: noon-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Artists’ reception and open studios, 3-6 p.m. June 18. Exhibit runs through June 18. Use parking Lot E6 at Halsted Street and Lindley Avenue ($8). CSUN Art Galleries in the Art and Design Center, on North University Drive between Etiwanda and Lindley avenues, Northridge. 818-677-2156. -- Los Angeles Daily News

AltaSea, CSUN, LA Coalition, and Santa Monica College to Hold Second Annual Webinar Series Focused on Aquaculture for the Economy and Ecosystem

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles, in collaboration with Cal State Northridge’s (CSUN) Institute for Sustainability, The Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy & Jobs, and Santa Monica College announced their second annual series of webinars focused on aquaculture, called “Blue + Green 2022.” Pre-registration for the events is required and can be found here: -- Business Wire

CSUN’s Botanical Garden a Hidden Gem in Middle of SFV

Nestled near the eastern edge of California State University, Northridge campus, as the California Towhee softly calls, sits an often-overlooked environmental gem in the heart of the San Fernando Valley — CSUN’s Botanic Garden. -- SCV News

MBA & Master’s Guide 2022: California State University, Northridge – David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

The MBA program at CSUN’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics takes pride in its students and alumni. Nazarian MBA students are accomplished professionals representing incredibly diverse backgrounds in a variety of industries in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County and Ventura County regions. Graduate students view their MBA as a smart investment and have the desire to understand the business environment better and offer innovative insights. -- Los Angeles Business Journal

Study: Cal State system needs to increase staff pay

“The CSU is struggling to attract and support talent, and below-market wages are a large part of the problem when costs of living, especially housing costs, are high and continue to rise,” said Robert Hogg, a graduate student and teaching assistant at CSU Northridge. Hogg is also a board member for UAW 4123, which represents the 10,000 student workers in the system. “In the end, inequitable salaries directly impact students and the quality of their college experience.” -- Capital Public Radio