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HFPA announces over $4.5 million in grants

Higher education institutions receiving support include Cal State Dominguez Hills, Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Long Beach, Cal State Los Angeles, Cal State Northridge, Cerritos College Foundation, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles Valley College, Cerritos College, Santa Monica College, California Institute of the Arts, UCLA and the American Film Institute. -- Spectrum News

U.S. AMATEUR QUALIFYING ROUNDUP

Down in Southern California, Cal State Northridge junior Brandon McDonough shot 69-67 at The Oaks Club at Valencia to finish as medalist by three shots. -- AmateurGolf.com

A Guide to Guy Oseary, Variety’s 2022 Music Mogul of the Year

Early business ventures for Oseary included selling fake IDs to kids at Beverly Hills High School. At 17, he launched Wise Guy Prods. and signed his first management clients, Ice-T’s DJ Evil-E and his brother Hen-Gee. When they joined the rapper on the inaugural Lollapalooza tour, Oseary went along, leaving behind a brief stint at Cal State Northridge. “Jane’s Addiction was my favorite band, so I’d watch them every night,” says Oseary. -- Variety

Hart District Announces Appointment Of New Principal, Assistant Principal

As a site administrator, Mrs. Bennett has been responsible for all areas of school leadership including oversight of special education, school modernization, intervention and technology to name a few. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences from San Diego State University and a Master’s Degree from California State University Northridge in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. -- SCV News

How One Entomologist Followed a Passion to Understand Insect Interactions

She received a B.S. degree in biology from California State Polytechnic University Pomona, an M.S. in biology from California State University, Northridge, and a Ph.D. in entomology from Texas A&M University. While at Texas A&M she was awarded a Diversity Excellence Fellowship, identified bacteria not previously known in aphids, served as chair of ESA’s Student Affairs Committee, and was awarded a USDA-NIFA Predoctoral Fellowship to examine potential ecological facilitation of Buchnera aphidicola in sorghum aphids. -- Entomology Today

Do newly popular 'rage rooms' pose a threat to public health?

The danger to the environment and to customers from such businesses is likely minimal – especially compared to larger issues the Department of Toxic Substances Control regulates, said Antonio F. Machado, professor of environmental and occupational health at California State University, Northridge. The amount of toxic material rage rooms generate is probably small, and good ventilation could alleviate much of the concern for patrons, he said. -- Jefferson Public Radio

Deep divisions, further delay for California’s math guidelines

Katherine Stevenson, a math professor at California State University, Northridge, who has worked with teachers in Los Angeles Unified, said, “It’s very hard for teachers not to get lost in skills and practices that are very concrete, so I applaud the big ideas.” But, she said, preparing lesson plans and classroom tasks will require an intense amount of preparation and continuous training. “If you look at the framework as an aspirational document, I am OK with it, but I have real concerns as an actionable document.” -- Visalia Times Delta

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