Health and Human Development students, faculty, staff, and community work together to improve the quality of life across the lifespan through research, education, and action. Our alumni are in professions that enrich health and well-being, fitness and activity, and living environments for individuals, families, and communities. We’re glad you’re here! Get to know us! Meet Dean Farrell J. Webb.
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This week, CSUN students will assist registered dietitian and Broadway choreographer performer Helen Butleroff-Leahy to implement a Broadway-style musical at Hart and Calahan Elementary Schools in the San Fernando Valley. The production is designed to teach children about the benefits of healthy eating and physical fitness. "MyPlate, The Food Guide Musical" is part of the Magaram Center's role in the CSUN "Let's Cook and Move in Schools!" program. Read more
A 149-room, on-campus Hilton Garden Inn hotel will serve campus visitors and the surrounding community, with construction anticipated to begin in 2020 for a 2021 opening. “The hotel also benefits our students in CSUN’s Department of Recreation and Tourism Management (RTM) by providing invaluable internships and real-world learning opportunities,” said CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison. A requirement of the project will be that the hotel obtain a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification. Read more
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded CSUN $19 million over the next five years as the second and final award in a ten year effort to support diversity in the biomedical workforce through the undergraduate research-training program, BUILD PODER. Health Sciences faculty Patchareeya Kwan, a member of the BUILD PODER faculty core team said, “The end goal of the faculty core is to increase research grant applications, grant awards and publications in high-impact journals among CSUN faculty and students." Read more