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April 26, 1997
The president of Cal State Northridge has ordered an internal investigation into the school's failure to account for most of the $675,563 in advances to employees and campus organizations that went uncollected and virtually unnoticed for years until flagged by state auditors.
February 2, 1991
Edward Rosenberg, a Cal State Northridge professor, has been awarded a $55,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to continue his research into a cheaper method for refining petroleum. In his work, Rosenberg is exploring how the cost of petroleum can be lowered by reducing temperatures in the refining process, eventually producing a cleaner-burning fuel.
October 13, 1990 | Compiled from reports of campus correspondents and Times staff writers
In response to concerns about recycling, the Cal State Northridge Foundation, which runs many of the campus food services, has switched from Styrofoam, a non-renewable material, to paper and plastic plates, bowls and cups. "We have been researching this problem for eight months," said foundation food services manager Dean Calvo. "We contacted the company which supplied us with the Styrofoam about recycling, but that did not work out." The paper and plastic items are biodegradable.
September 17, 1994
Aimee Stone had 20 kills and Missy Clements added 19 Friday as the Cal State Northridge women's volleyball team defeated Houston, 8-15, 15-5, 11-15, 15-11, 15-3, in its opening match of the Northern Arizona tournament. Heather Anderson and Ana Kristich each had 13 kills for Northridge (5-4), which had dropped a five-game match to Idaho on Wednesday.
September 9, 1999
A series of half-day classes on gardening at Cal State Northridge begin this month. Instructors are experts in their fields, and students are advised to wear outdoor clothing and be prepared to get dirty. Classes include "Making the Most of Fall for a Magic Spring" (Sept. 18), "Cacti and Succulents" (Oct. 9), "Bulbs and More Bulbs" (Nov. 6), "Pruning Fruit Trees" (Dec. 4) and "Tips for Growing Great Roses" (Jan 15). Each class costs $45 or take all five for $145.
November 3, 1990 | ROD WADE
A team of investigators from the Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges will be on the Cal State Northridge campus Tuesday through Friday to make a final determination regarding the university's accreditation. The visit concludes a two-year process in which CSUN's committee on accreditation examined every aspect of campus life, culminating with a report sent to the association in September.
March 1, 1985
Cal State Northridge won the California Collegiate Athletic Assn. basketball title and an automatic NCAA Division II tournament bid with a 64-62 victory over Cal State Los Angeles Thursday night. The Matadors (19-9 overall, 11-3 in CCAA) converted 22 of 28 free throws to hold off the Golden Eagles (18-10, 9-5). Larry White led Northridge with 17 points, while Sam Veal scored 24 for Los Angeles on 10-of-15 shooting, mostly from long range.
April 26, 1992
For the first time, a Fulbright scholarship has been awarded to a faculty member in Cal State Northridge's health science department. Thomas Hatfield, an associate professor, will use the grant to set up a risk analysis curriculum and to teach courses in risk analysis and environmental management at the University of Kuopio in Finland this fall, university officials said.
August 29, 1992
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $84,232 to Cal State Northridge for a project that trains employers, rehabilitation counselors and others in the workplace how to deal with people who have learning disabilities. CSUN's disabled students department conducts the project, which features workshops for local employers, said Alice Curtis, trainer for the three-year grant.
February 2, 1992
The Cal State Northridge School of the Arts is one of five schools selected to receive a $100,000 grant from the California Arts Project. CSUN's grant will be used to sponsor a two-week institute in July to help public school teachers improve curriculum and reaching in the arts. About 90 teachers will learn new strategies for teaching visual arts, music, theater and dance, said Philip Handler, dean of the CSUN School of Arts.
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