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For teachers, it’s not just what you say, it’s how you say it

“I’ve known teachers who have been yellers and teachers who have been very, very soft-spoken,” said David Kretschmer, an education professor at California State University, Northridge. “Just as with the tone we use with anybody we’re conversing with – or the tone we use with a pet – it can have a powerful impact.” -- EdSource

Mathematical papers and service honored at Joint Mathematics Meetings

Schilling is a professor of mathematics at California State University, Northridge, and his research has spanned a variety of mathematical areas, including statistical methods based on nearest neighbors, experimental design and long run theory, and bias in presidential polls and medicine. Schilling previously served as Associate Editor for the MAA's The College Mathematics Journal. -- EurekAlert! Science News

Sonic Foundry California Dreamin'

SoFo CEO Gary Weis says that he expects the revenue impact to be modest in the early part of the relationship but grow over time, but that the company has already seen purchases based on the new agreement. CSU Northridge for one has purchased a total of 14 Mediasite Recorders. Panopto is embedded on numerous campuses as well, which suggests that the heat is on and continued expansions or greenfield opportunities are on the horizon for both competitors. -- Ainhouse Research

Danske kemikere finder substitut for klimasynder

Professor Ole John Nielsen, associate professor Mads Sulbaek Andersen (California State University Northridge) og professor Claus Nielsen fra Universitetet i Oslo har nemlig udviklet et stof, der kan erstatte drivhusgassen SF6, som er en af de helt store klimasyndere. -- (German)

Cal State Northridge holds off UC Riverside late, 82-76

LOS ANGELES — Darin Johnson and Kendall Smith each scored 21 points and Cal State Northridge held off UC Riverside to earn a win in the Big West Conference opener for both schools Wednesday night. -- Inside Ottawa Valley

London Lightning: Stephen Maxwell sorry, but needs time to heal

Maxwell is home in California. The 23-year-old, who played for the Lightning right out of Cal State Northridge, was one of the great revelations of the NBL season. He dominated rebounding statistics and was among the top scorers in the league. -- London Free Press

Ants' Hicks improving by muscling up on defense

After starring at Cal State Northridge, where he was the Big West’s Freshman of the Year in 2012 and second team all-conference in 2015, averaging 16 points and 5.4 rebounds as a senior, Hicks has played NBA Summer League games with the Orlando Magic and shown versatility with the Mad Ants. -- The Journal Gazette (Indiana)

FAULCONER mulls gubernatorial bid -- HOLDER hire sets combative tone -- ROHRABACHER heading to RUSSIA

“Why a guy who goes by Jesus changed ‘Hollywood’ to ‘Hollyweed,’” by LA Daily News’ Susan Abram: “Zach Fernandez and his creative partner/former wife, Sarah Fern told VICE magazine that they did a lot of research on the sign and studied its schematics to figure out how to use tarps to turn the two 45-foot-tall “o’s” into “e’s.” The goal was to create a conversation about marijuana and to pay homage to Danny Finegood, an art student at Cal State Northridge who originally changed the sign to Hollyweed in the 1970s as part of a school art project.” -- Politico