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International students share cultures, food at Global Village

Reiko Kanazawa

November 24, 2008

About 250 students enjoyed the culture, food and music of 15 different countries at the second annual Global Village event, organized by the International Club and International office, at the Grand Salon in the University Student Union last Thursday. Countries such as India, Lebanon, Japan, Sweden, N...

Students learn how to stay organized, manage stress at workshop

Reiko Kanazawa

November 24, 2008

Students received advice on how to manage stress in their lives in a workshop organized at the Flintridge Room at the University Student Union on Wednesday. The one-hour workshop, offered every semester since 2004, was one of the short courses sponsored by the USU Training Development Department this seme...

Chicano/a studies professor receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Reiko Kanazawa

November 18, 2008

The National Hispanic Institute recognized Rodolfo Acu'ntilde;a, CSUN professor emeritus of Chicano/a studies, with an award for his active role within the Latino community in a ceremony that took place in the University of Texas in Austin on Sunday. 'I think it's wonderful. He is very productive as a scho...

Students learn African culture through Senegalese dance and drums

Reiko Kanazawa

November 17, 2008

Dance instructors from Senegal visited CSUN's Satellite Student Union on Wednesday night to teach students African dances as part of the African Week. Dance performer and instructor Oumar 'Niancho' Sanneh taught students unique steps and routines of African dance without musical accompaniment. After stu...

German installation art duo Christo and Jean-Claude?s work exhibited at gallery

Reiko Kanazawa

October 30, 2008

A traveling exhibition of collective art by world-renowned artists, Christo Javacheff and Jean-Claude Denat de Guillebon, is currently at the CSUN Art Gallery in the Art and Design Center through Dec. 13 for a special showing. The collection, donated by local art collector Tom Golden, includes original ...

Fulbright grant gives professor chance to explore Southeast Asia

Reiko Kanazawa

October 21, 2008

Professor of management, Richard Kernochan, has received the Fulbright grant and is going to Vietnam next spring for about six months. Kernochan will teach several courses and mentor research efforts at the Hue University of Economics, Vietnam. Kernochan was asked by the Fulbright Scholar Program to selec...

Physical therapy course takes students to Vietnam

Reiko Kanazawa

October 8, 2008

Eight CSUN graduate physical therapy students are going to Vietnam, along with physical therapy professor Janna Beling, as a part of a service-learning component of the course, Physical Therapy in the International Setting (PT 690). Earlier this year, Beling applied and won a $30,000 grant from the ...

Study shows ozone pollution is on the rise in parts of Valley

Reiko Kanazawa

October 6, 2008

A report by CSUN's San Fernando Valley Economic Research Center found that most of the air quality in the valley is improving, but particulate concentration and ozone pollution is on the rise in certain areas of the valley. The particulate concentrations in the East Valley are rising and mixed results w...

One-day class examines notable trees on campus

Reiko Kanazawa

September 21, 2008

The second annual 'Tree Walk' will take place at the CSUN Botanic Garden on Saturday, Sep. 29. This CSUN-al Gardening Series' fall class will provide people with tips on how to select the right trees for residential landscaping. The Tree Walk is a seasonal event that includes a walking tour by the en...

Healthcare, retirement plans showcased to faculty and staff at annual fair

Reiko Kanazawa

September 16, 2008

Many CSUN faculty members and staff gathered at University Student Union (USU) Grand Salon for the 'Faculty and Staff Benefits Fair' on Sept. 12 to see what options are available to them. All of CSUN faculty and staff had the opportunity to see and choose their benefits' plans and ask questions at the fa...

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