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Director of DuBois Hamer Institute to present future ideas

Jackie Holmes

November 28, 2010

The new director of the DuBois Hamer Institute will be presenting her ideas on the future of the W.E.B DuBois and Fanny Lou Hamer Institute Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Whitsett Room in Sierra Hall. The institute, which started in 1997, was designed after the ideas put forth by DuBois and Hamer for...

$500,000 grant given to several CSUN programs to battle childhood obesity

Angela Melero

November 8, 2010

CSUN faculty and students are using a $500,000 grant from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development to combat child obesity in the community. The funded project, which will begin in January, is a three-pronged approach that aims to bring vital changes in a child’s academic routine through...

Research program awarded $3 million for biomedical careers

John Michael Simko

August 30, 2010

CSUN is the recipient of a $3 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the Minority Access Research Careers (MARC) program to continue providing support for underprivileged minority college students in the biomedical field. The MARC Undergrad Scie...

Financial Aid TV helps students learn about loans, grants and federal work study programs

Mandi Gosling

August 25, 2010

Tania Cabeza estimates she waited an average of 40 minutes every time she called to speak to a counselor in the CSUN Financial Aid and Scholarship Department in the weeks before beginning the Fall 2010 semester. The 34-year-old doctoral student in educational leadership said in addition to the long...

CSUN obtains federal grant for special education

Alexandra Brell

April 20, 2010

CSUN’s College of Education and Humanities received a federal grant of $8.4 million for a new certification and master's program. The funding, which will be distributed over a five-year period, will be used to train special education teachers to better handle students with disabilities. The award...

$1.6 million grant to help biology students

Alan Der Ohannessian

January 20, 2010

CSUN received a $1.6 million grant from the Californian Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) that will enable the training of undergraduate and graduate students for careers in stem cell biology. The grant will give an opportunity to six graduate and four undergraduate students to intern at...

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