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Colleges Nudge Students to Graduate Within Four Years

Sevag Alexanian had been taking between 12 and 14 credits most semesters at California State University, Northridge. He realized last year that it would take 4½ years to graduate at that pace, but he opted to stick around for an entire fifth year, tacking on a major in marketing to his business management degree. -- Yahoo! Singapore Finance

CSUN's Shirley Svorny: Telemedicine Runs into Crony Doctoring

Telemedicine has made exciting advances in recent years. Remote access to experts lets patients in stroke, neonatal and intensive-care units get better treatment at a lower cost than ever before. In rural communities, the technology improves timely access to care and reduces expensive medevac trips. Remote-monitoring technology lets patients with chronic conditions live at home rather than in an assisted-living facility. -- Before It's News

Valley of the Moon Children’s Foundation presents scholarships to 24 former foster youth

On Monday, Zambrano, 19, received a $3,000 education scholarship from Valley of the Moon Children’s Foundation to help her further her education. Zambrano, currently getting her associate’s degree in administration of justice at Santa Rosa Junior College, hopes to one day obtain a master’s degree in education from California State University, Northridge. -- Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Local Young Adults Receive National Recognition from LULAC

Rodriguez, a 2011 SBHS graduate, was presented with the 2016 L.U.L.A.C. Emerge Leadership Award, the third time it has ever been awarded in the organization. For the past two years, Rodriguez has served on the California State L.U.L.A.C. Board as the state deputy director for young adults, through which he encouraged students to participate in community service events like health and college fairs, as well as raise money for scholarships. Rodriguez graduated from California State University, Northridge in 2015, double majoring in political science and Chicano studies. He will also begin to study law this Fall at the University of the Pacific's McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, where he will focus on international and immigration law in hopes of serving in U.S.- Latin American affairs. - Benito Link

Investigation Discovery to Premiere Season 3 of Hit Series CRY WOLFE, Today

About JANINE MCCARTHY Janine McCarthy was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley - a true valley girl. McCarthy enrolled in California State University of Northridge and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor's degree in Criminology in 2008. By 2009, McCarthy had worked a couple of retail security jobs but still wasn't sure what she wanted to do with her life. All she knew was that she wanted to put her degree to work. With the help of a longtime friend and colleague of Wolfe's Investigations, she was introduced to Brian Wolfe and the world of Private Investigations. The rest is history! -- Broadway World

Cosplayers Use Costume To Unleash Their Superpowers

Almost any attire carrying some kind of significance seems to have this effect, tailored to the article as a symbol. In one study, people wearing counterfeit sunglasses were more likely lie and cheat than those wearing authentic brands, as if the fakes gave the wearers a plus to cunning. "If the object has been imbued with some meaning, we pick it up, we activate it. We wear it, and we get it on us," says Abraham Rutchick, a psychologist at California State University Northridge. -- National Public Radio