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Final BUILD PODER Application Workshops Before March 2 Deadline

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

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The 2018 BUILD PODER application deadline is fast-approaching on March 2! Join us for our last two workshops  from 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday February 21st and Tuesday February 27th at Sierra Hall 389. Workshop will provide step-by-step guide on how to complete the application, how to get a letter of recommendation, review the four short-essay questions and more!

Interested in Health, Social Justice, & Biomedical Research? BUILD PODER (Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity, Promoting Opportunities for Diversity in Education and Research) is a $22 million undergraduate biomedical research program funded by the National Institutes of Health. Apply to further your education and gain professional and personal growth! BUILD PODER students receive 60% tuition support, priority registration, PAID research with a faculty mentor, FREE tutoring and GRE Prep courses, Summer Research Opportunities and Conference Travel Funds! Read more

They [Color] Blinded Me with Science: Why Facing Racist Realities Requires Identity Conscious Research

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Dr. Phia Salter

In this talk, Dr. Salter, Associate Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies at Texas A&M University, shares data from two programs of research about racial realities in America that were conducted from the “perspective of the oppressed.” Specifically, she discusses her research on the role of Black history knowledge in perceptions of racism and why individualist narratives are directed at oppressed groups. Read more

Memory, Culture, and Identity in El Salvador—Carlos Henríquez Consalvi, director and founder of the Museum of Word and Image

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Carlos Henríquez Consalvi,

A presentation by Carlos Henríquez Consalvi, director and founder of the Museum of Word and Image.  Carlos Henríquez Consalvi “Santiago” was born in the Venezuelan Andes. He studied journalism in Caracas. In 1972, he traveled to Managua—destroyed by the earthquake—to help the victims. Later, he got involved as a journalist in the opposition against the dictatorship of Anastasio Somoza. In 1979, after the fall of the dictatorship, he participated in the establishment of alternative media in the region. Read more

Roxane Gay: With One N

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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The CSUN Women's Research and Resource Center, in collaboration with the CSUN University Student Union, is excited to welcome author and cultural critic Roxane Gay to our campus.  Read more

Oscar Lopez Rivera

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Oscar Lopez

Oscar Lopez Rivera a Puerto Rican Independence Leader and Community organizer. Read more

Open Science: The Future of Research and Education

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 8:30am to 1:00pm

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This year the Oviatt Library celebrates the open access movement once again with Open Science: The Future of Research and Education, at which we will present our Fourth Annual Open Access Award! Read more

CSUN 2017 Transportation Town Hall

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Oviatt Library
On behalf of the CSUN Office of Government & Community Relations we would like to cordially invite you to attend a community focused CSUN Transportation Town Hall meeting. Read more

Education on the Edge with Thomas C. Murray

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The CTL's Education on the Edge speaker series presents: Thomas Murray

Thomas C. Murray will be CTL's Education on the Edge speaker on March 15, 2018 from 7-9pm in the USU. Thomas is the recipient of "Education Thought Leader of the Year" in 2017 and is also the author of "Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow's Schools Today". Stay tuned for more information! Read more

Dana Gioia - The Joys of Poetry and Prose

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Dana Gioia is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning poet, former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and a California native of Italian and Mexican descent. Read more

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