The Sundial

CSUN Student Dietetic and Food Science Association hosts barbeque

Elano Pizzicarola

March 3, 2011

The Student Dietetic and Food Science Association (SDFSA) held a fundraiser and commemorated the start of National Nutrition Month by hosting a barbeque at Matador Square. “We want let everybody know what SDFSA is about,” said Karmen Ovsepyan, 24, nutrition graduate student and SDFSA president. Volunteers served hamburgers, veggie-burgers and soft drinks.  The association’s heal...

$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...

Local farm provides fresh produce for students and staff on campus

Antoine Abou-Diwan

September 1, 2010

In an effort to provide CSUN students and staff with healthier and more sustainably grown produce, the Marilyn Magaram Center for Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics has partnered with Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark for the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. “It saves stud...

Free Health and Wellbeing Fair to be hosted at CSUN for students and community

Amber Green

April 28, 2010

The newly founded Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing will sponsor its first health fair on campus, May 1. Dr. Louis Rubino, the director for the institute said the Health and Wellbeing Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the north side of the campus in parking lots E6 and D6. For...

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