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2000 - 2009

Timeline

The University posts that it is closed on Sept. 11, 2001.

The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden celebrates 20 years of being part of the CSULB community.

Students march through campus in protest of fee increases.

Dr. Francis Deng, Special representative for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities of the United Nations, speaks at the President's Forum on International Human Rights.

Students gather information about Greek Life at Week of Welcome at the beginning of the fall semester.

One of our many student organizations poses for a photo in front of their Homecoming Day display.

September 11, 2001

The campus completely closed unexpectedly for the remainder of the day because of the tragic news that U.S. cities were attacked.

New Construction on Campus, 2002

Brotman Hall as well as construction of the new Molecular and Life Science Center begin. In addition, the Fine Arts buildings undergo refurbishment.

The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden's 20th Anniversary, 2002

The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden celebrates it's 20th.

Arnold comes CSULB, 2004

Gubernatorial candidate Arnold Schwarzenagger comes to CSULB for his first public campaign appearance.

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Students Walk-Out of Class, 2004

CSULB students stage a walk-out to protest to the fee increases.

CSULB Has a New President, 2006

President Robert C. Maxson retires after 11 years and CSULB's current President F. King Alexander begins his campus leadership.

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Music Department Renamed, 2008

The music department is officially renamed The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music.

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President's Forum on International Human Rights, 2008

The campus launched the first President's Forum on International Human Rights. The 2008 theme was "Modern Genocides and Global Responsibilities." Over 6,000 students, faculty, staff and community members participated.

Homecoming Returns to Fall, 2008

In 2008, Homecoming officially returns to the fall with the theme 49er Days.