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Academic Events

Civil Discourse and Social Change Student Symposium

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Oviatt Library

The Civil Discourse & Social Change Student Symposium is a conference featuring student presentations on research and creative activity that bridges scholarship and social change. We are particularly interested in showcasing works that reflectively interrogate an aspect of society, especially as it relates to power relations, and/or contributes to advancing social justice and transformative change.

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3Duino Challenge

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 8:00am to Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 3:00pm

Arduino vector art

Students from all majors can compete to win money, an Arduino kit, and spots to show off their creations at the College of the Canyons MakerFaire. Read more

Final BUILD PODER Application Workshop Before March 2 Deadline

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Applications Now Open sign

The 2018 BUILD PODER application deadline is fast-approaching on March 2! Join us for our last workshop from 5-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday February 27th at Sierra Hall 389 at CSUN. 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!  Read more

Final BUILD PODER Application Workshops Before March 2 Deadline

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

Applications Now Open sign

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

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