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Research connects campus community

Research connects campus community
Katherine Bay, a chemistry major with a minor in biology, discusses her research board displaying the Synthesis of Radical Sensitizers for Dynamic Nuclear Polarization-NMR with Bianca Hunter, interim director of the office of sponsored research, at Faculty Research Day in the Campus Center Ballroom May 8. Bay collaborated with Professor of Chemistry Iraj Parchamazad and William Jenks, a professor at... 

Families enjoy carnival fun at OLA

Charolotte Gambino, accompanied by friend Payton Diecidue and her sister Isabella, waves to her family as they whirl around on a traditional spinning carnival ride Saturday. Families enjoyed rides and games Friday, Thursday and Friday at the 68th annual Our Lady of the Assumption Fiesta in Claremont. The fiesta brings more than 15,000 community members together for family fun, while raising money for... 

Ghazzawi takes on religious diversity

Ghazzawi takes on religious diversity
Professor of Management Issam Ghazzawi entertains a full house for his lecture “The Coin Has Two Faces: Differences That Matter” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. He talked about a case study that covers issues that arose because of the religious differences among the immigrant employees at JBS S.A., an international meat packing company. / photo by Jerri White Deonah Cendejas Staff Writer Professor... 

New business programs receive approval

Cody Luk LV Life Editor The University’s doctorate in business administration program, and its masters of science in leadership and management online program, were recently approved by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges to start in the fall 2015 semester. Both programs were passed from the faculty senate to Provost Jonathan Reed and President Devorah Lieberman and finally WASC. The DBA... 

La Verne avoids brush fires with goats, sheep

La Verne avoids brush fires with goats, sheep
Timothy Amerson inspects a 2-day-old goat near Marshall Canyon in La Verne on Tuesday. Amerson, who is employed by the La Verne Land Conservancy, is working with more than 100 goats and sheep to clear dry brush near homes in the La Verne foothills. They’ve already cleared nine acres. Amerson’s job involves caring for the animals, keeping them safe from predators, and making sure they don’t wander... 

Teams raise funds to fight cancer

Teams raise funds to fight cancer
Callie Thomason, 3, gets her face painted as a fairy princess by Penelope the Clown during Relay For Life Saturday at Claremont High School. Penelope was a part of Team Stillwell, participating for a second year. The team was formed by University of La Verne employees in memory of former Director of Special Projects, Judith Stillwell, who died of brain cancer in 2014. / photo by Jolene Nacapuy Michaela... 

Police nab suspect in La Verne murder case

A suspect is in police custody in relation to the murder of La Verne couple Shirley and Armie Isom last year. Luke Fabela, 23, had been arrested on an unrelated vehicle theft charge in January, and forensic evidence from a previous felony linked him to the La Verne murder case. “We have not yet been able to establish his motive and we believe that he acted on his own,” Los Angeles County Sheriff’s... 

Chavez helps undocumented students find financial aid

Chavez helps undocumented students find financial aid
Senior communications major Diego Chavez presents information on how to improve financial assistance for undocumented students who do not quality for government financial aid April 28 in the West Dining Room. Chavez also talked about ways to create alliances between faculty and students. As part of his senior project, Chavez has compiled a list of scholarship resources and has created a website for... 

Faculty, staff honored at annual event

Faculty, staff honored at annual event
President Devorah Lieberman honored Arthur Gonchar, Professor of Psychology, for his 35 years of service at the University of La Verne. The faculty awards were held in the athletic pavilion on Friday May 1. / photo by Bailey Maguire Deborah Walden, senior director of administration and operations, is honored at the faculty awards May 1 as one of the 2014-15 retirees after 27 years at the University... 

Asbra lobbies for Greek life in Washington

Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief Kellie Galentine Online Editor Junior political science major David Asbra traveled to Washington, D.C., to lobby for the Collegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act with approximately 105 students from various universities across the nation with the Fraternal Government Relations Coalition. The advocates from various Greek organizations came together to advocate for... 
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