Classes will not be in session and university offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24. In addition, there will be no instruction or other campus services normally available on weekends on Saturday, November 25. However, some areas, like the Student Recreation Center, may be offering services during these dates, please call or check their websites for more information. The Department of Police Services will be staffed during the closure and can be reached at (818) 677-2111.
Hurricanes Irma and Maria cut a devastating swath of destruction across the Caribbean this fall. They upended vegetation, destroyed structures and left thousands of people homeless and without power for weeks. The extent of the devastation on the region’s fragile coral reefs is unknown. Continue reading about marine biologist Peter Edmunds.
California State University, Northridge students, faculty and community members gathered Nov. 2 to celebrate the reopening of the CSUN Black House, located on Halstead Street in Northridge. Continue reading about CSUN's Black House.
Jo Anne Pandey’s husband roused her in the middle of the night. At first, she couldn’t believe the bad news he shared. “My husband found out about the earthquake through Facebook,” said Pandey, a part-time faculty member in the Department of Child and Adolescent Development at California State University, Northridge. Continue reading about Jo Anne Pandey.
The wind picked up on what was supposed to be a calm, 95-degree September day on Castaic Lake, and suddenly no matter how hard Melony Varnado tried to steer her paddleboard left, it blew right. Under normal circumstances, this could have been alarming for Varnado, who had never been on a paddleboard before. But a certified California State University, Northridge instructor was there to teach her how to lay down on the board and paddle herself to safety. Continue reading about Re/Connecting People with Parks.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded California State University, Northridge’s College of Health and Human Development a $1 million, four-year grant to support undergraduate and graduate students and enhance their education experience as they prepare for careers as registered dietitians. Continue reading about the Department of Agriculture grant.