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César Chávez Holiday Closure

In honor of the lasting impact and legacy of César Chávez, CSUN will be formally closed in observance of the Cesar Chavez holiday on Tuesday, March 31. The Department of Police Services will operate during the closure and can be reached at (818) 677-2111.

March 30 COVID-19 Update, 12:30 p.m.

Laptop Loaner Program Extended, Computer Labs Closing

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CSUN Named a Top Producer of Fulbright Students

Each year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces the top-producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. California State University, Northridge is on the list for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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CSUN alumna Dr. Laurie Ann Shaker-Irwin
Epidemiologist and CSUN Alumna Dr. Shaker-Irwin Sheds Light on Current COVID-19 Clinical Trials

CSUN alumna Dr. Laurie Ann Shaker-Irwin ’87 (Epidemiology) is a leader in the field of epidemiology. Her specialty is stem cell research and getting clinical trials up and running. She played a key role in speeding up the testing and approvals for important HIV drug treatments. She is currently the UCLA Clinical and Transitional Science Institute Research Facilitator & Patient Advocate.

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Ravi Sawhney: Creative by Design

Ravi K. Sawhney ’79 (Art), always a creative child while growing up in Reseda, was inspired and entranced by his high school ceramics teacher, Leroy Petersen, at Cleveland High School. The teacher, who’d studied under a ceramics master in Japan, gave Sawhney free rein of the potter’s wheel and kiln, as well as his extensive library of art and design reference books.

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Matthew Cristi
Engineered Leader: Student Named “New Face of Engineering”

Matthew Cristi, a graduating senior and civil engineering major, was one of 10 civil engineering students from across the nation recently chosen as a 2020 New Face of Civil Engineering – Collegiate Edition by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

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