Statement from CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison on Sri Lanka Terror Attacks
On behalf of California State University, Northridge, our hearts, thoughts and condolences are with the victims, survivors, first responders, friends and family affected by the horrific Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. In the face of such senseless violence that destroys innocent lives, we are reminded that we are stronger together and must remain vigilant in our opposition to hate.
CSUN Professor Teaches Capstone Course Guiding Students to Advocate for Local Nonprofit Organization
To raise awareness while instilling fundamental skills, CSUN journalism professor and alumnus David Blumenkrantz partnered with a local nonprofit organization to teach graduating journalism students how to advocate for the homeless and those struggling with poverty in North Hills. Continue reading about Professor Teaching Capstone Course for NonProfits.
California State University, Northridge Distinguished Alumni Awards emcee and acclaimed financial journalist Bill Griffeth ’80 (Journalism), Hon.D. ’17, remarked after hearing speeches from Andrew Anagnost, Milt Valera and Michelle Vicary that each honoree could be the subject of a Hallmark Channel movie. Continue reading about 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Creativity Can Serve as a Guide to Lead Trauma to Resilience, According to CSUN Kinesiology Professors
Recognizing the lack of openness regarding mental health, two California State University, Northridge kinesiology professors wrote a book, “Creativity, Trauma and Resilience,” to offer insight on how traumatic experiences can give resilience and positively influence wellbeing. Continue reading about Creativity, Trauma and Resilience.
Hopeless Records for Hopeful Music Lovers: CSUN Alumni Louis Posen Celebrates 25 Years in the Music Industry
Armed with a “How to Run an Independent Label” guidebook and a passion for punk rock, Louis Posen ’02 (Radio-Televsion-Film) launched Hopeless Records as a hobby, hardly imagining his label would still be going strong 25 years later. With his label, Posen has worked with prominent punk/alternative bands such as Avenged Sevenfold, Taking Back Sunday, New Found Glory, All Time Low and Guttermouth. Continue reading about CSUN Alumni Louis Posen.
Economists Use Auction Theory to Show Private Equity Firms Rigged the Bidding in Leveraged Buyouts at Expense of Shareholders
There is always a level of risk involved when a private equity firm buys a company for the investors and the company’s shareholders and employees. Few realize that the risk may be the firms themselves, according to California State University, Northridge business law professor Melanie Stallings Williams. Continue reading about Economists Using Auction Theory.