Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Closure
The university will be formally closed and intersession classes will not meet in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan 16. The Department of Police Services will operate during the closure and can be reached at (818) 677-2111.
California State University, Northridge has been ranked among the top 25 music schools in the latest issue of The Hollywood Reporter. The publication pointed to alumni such as Andy Summers and Diane Warren — as well as CSUN renowned programs in media and film composition, jazz and classical performance, and music industry studies — in ranking what it called “elite institutions … [that] will help you hit the high notes in everything from film composition to live performance.” Continue reading about The Hollywood Reporter ranking.
Sahag Gureghian said the inspiration for his new children’s book, “Cloudgirl,” hit him as he watched his then 7-year-old niece, Samantha Gureghian, sketch a little girl wearing a cloud tutu. “I asked Samantha what the little girl was called, and she said, ‘Cloudgirl,’” Gureghian, an evaluator in California State University, Northridge’s Office of Admissions and Records and a writer, recalled. “I thought, ‘There’s a story there.’ Continue reading about the children’s book, “Cloudgirl”.
There’s a little slice of Wall Street running through Northridge this fall. They’re nearly 3,000 miles from the closing bell and the New York Stock Exchange, but students in the California State University, Northridge David Nazarian College of Business and Economics are flexing their finance muscles in a newly remodeled lab that boasts more technological tools and the opportunity to earn a certificate in financial analysis. Continue reading about the Nazarian College Lab.
Geography is often seen as something taught in a classroom or used by a street planner. California State University, Northridge urban planning professor Henrik Minassians is creating maps for a different use — to help end human trafficking on the streets of South Los Angeles, San Fernando and Pomona. Continue reading about the CSUN Urban Planning Project.
Zika Virus Information
While there are no reports of the Zika virus on the CSUN campus, the Klotz Student Health Center is sharing recommendations relating to travel and information on the virus from the Centers for Disease Control, the American College Heath Association and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. To access this information, please click here.