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Public administration could aid lagging economy

John Bottala Staff Writer Matthew Witt, associate professor of public administration, demonstrated the usefulness of the study of public administration by sharing his lecture “Integrity in Public Admini­stration: Toward New Vistas” on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Witt wanted to share his research with his fellow colleagues and students and demonstrated some key points like the “shock... 

Panel revisits democracy, Mideast

Panel revisits democracy, Mideast
Issam Ghazzawi, associate professor of management, discusses the possibility of democracy in the Middle East in the Hot Spots lecture last Thursday. Ghazzawi was joined by professors Yousef Daneshbod, Yehi Mortag and Jason Neidleman. In the lecture “Democracy in the Middle East: Hopes and Challenges” the four professors each expressed their opinions on issues in the Middle East and took questions... 

Three ULV buildings evacuated by gas leak Wednesday

Three ULV buildings evacuated by gas leak Wednesday
On Wednesday a contractor searching for a water line caused a gas line to burst behind Leo Hall. Southern California Gas Company employees started to dig using a hydraulic shovel attached to the back of their truck and finished the digging manually. Watching over the work at the north end of the alley at Second Street is Campus Safety and Transportation Director Michael Nunez. The accident, which closed... 

Students and faculty ‘friending’ on Facebook

Julian Burrell Assistant Editor It has become fairly routine practice for University of La Verne students to turn on the laptop with every intention of working on homework. Five minutes of work go by, when suddenly the status updates of their friends seem infinitely more interesting than whatever you are working on. Mark Zuckerburg’s patented time-waster has been stealing precious studying hours... 

New parking lot to open Tuesday

New parking lot to open Tuesday
President Deborah Lieberman prepares to cut the Leopard ribbon with Chip West, senior director of central services and capital planning, and several students. The new lot will accommodate more than 300 cars, triple that of any current lot at the University of La Verne. It will have a parking spot counter at the entrances, showing how many spots are available. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Veronica Rodriguez Staff... 

Juergensmeyer assesses war, terror

Juergensmeyer assesses war, terror
Showing slides from his most recent trip, Mark Juergensmeyer, director of the Orfalea Center of Global and International Studies at University of California at Santa Barbara, describes the nature of a peaceful gathering of pro-democracy demonstrators in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, that soon enough toppled the government of president Hosni Mubarak. / photo by Denisse Leung Ashley Lyn Sourapas Staff... 

Panel encourages interfaith peace

Panel encourages interfaith peace
Ahmed Ispahani, professor of business administration, Gitty Amini, professor of political science and Jason Neidleman, professor of political science, offered discussion questions and observation following a presentation by Timothy Doorey, senior naval intelligence officer. Doorey spoke about the “U.S. Global Strategy In the Wake of 9/11.” He currently teaches for the Center on Contemporary Conflict... 

Zwissler connects coaching, teaching

Wendy Zwissler spoke on the “The Marriage of Teaching and Coaching” in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Zwissler is currently the head coach for women’s soccer and is an assistant professor in the movement and sports science department. / photo by Candice Salazar  Read More →

Lecture markets ‘The Soloist’

Anthony Juarez Staff Writer Professors from the College of Business and Public Management demonstrated the versatility of marketing techniques on Monday through “Selling the Soloist,” the first lecture in this year’s Faculty Lecture Series. Janis Dietz, professor of marketing, Susan Caple, assistant professor of marketing and Lisa Saye, assistant professor of public administration, demonstrated... 

CAPA Dean’s List, Spring 2011

The following students earned a grade point average of 3.75 or higher in the CAPA program during the spring 2011 semester. Michele Abasta Yvonne Alcazar Octavio Alvarez Chad Anderson Janelle Anderson Maria Anguiano Kenneth Anthony Joseph Ausdemore Daniel Avalos Amy Bailey Sheena Balolong Publico Jacob Bartley Gustavo Borrayo Timothy Bowser Courtney Boyd Cynthia Boyd Brieanna Brett Valeria Camarena Natalie... 
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