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Bill Gates stresses giving in Claremont talk

Bill Gates stresses giving in Claremont talk
A large crowd arrives for “A Conversation With Bill Gates” on March 10 at Bridges Auditorium in Claremont. Gates spoke about agriculture, defense spending, health care and more. / photo by Candice Salazar Branden del Rio News Editor Bill Gates led a question-and-answer session on March 10 in Bridges Auditorium in Claremont in front of students from Pomona College and Harvey Mudd College. Gates... 

Matt Witt leads design team to semifinals

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer Matthew Witt, associate professor of public administration, is heading a design team, which entered in the National Ideas Competition for the design of the nation’s most symbolic space – the Washington Monu­ment grounds. His team is one of 24 semi-finalists, chosen from more than 500 participants across the United States and around the world by a jury of university... 

Joan Branin reviews health care project

Joan Branin reviews health care project
Professor of Health Service Management Joan Branin spoke Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Her lecture, “Evaluation of a Promotora Educational Training Program to Promote Disability Knowledge,” about a program for Hispanic immigrants, was part of the faculty lecture series. Branin developed a training program to help parents who lack information about disabilities in their children and... 

Gitty Amini inspired by ‘dinner table’ politics

Gitty Amini inspired by ‘dinner table’ politics
On a bright Wednesday afternoon, Gitty Amini takes a moment from her busy day to relax in the sun on the University Mall. Amini, associate professor of political science, has several publications, including a chapter, “Globalization and the State in the Middle East: Iran, Turkey, Israel, and the Palestinians” in Richard Rosecrance and Arthur Stein’s “No More States? Globalization, National... 

Enrollment outpacing dorm capacity

Enrollment outpacing dorm capacity
Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Even with the new dorm scheduled to open in Fall 2012, University of La Verne housing could still have a tough time keeping pace with enrollment if enrollment continues to grow as it has for the past few years. The new residence hall, currently under construction on D Street between First and Second streets, is the latest attempt by the University of La Verne administration... 

No election this year for LV council, mayor

Kristen Campbell Editor in Chief After determining that no seats would be contested, the city of La Verne canceled its scheduled city council and mayoral elections that had been scheduled for March 8 of this year. Charlie Rosales and incumbent Robert Rodriguez were the only candidates for the two open council seats, and Mayor Don Kendrick had no challengers for his position. Initially council member... 

Arts and Sciences Dean’s List, Fall 2010

The following students earned a grade point average of 3.75 or higher in the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2010 semester. Shaadee Ahmadnia Faisa Alfaddaghi Alexandra Angel Lindsay Archuleta Jose Arias, Jr. Jasmin Avelar Brianne Ballard Kathryn Barrese Teresa Beardsley Lisa Beaudoin Michael Beeman Warren Bessant Karlie Bettencourt Sierra Blazejack Kevin Brousard Janine Brown Maxfield Brown Elizabeth... 
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Gary Colby shares story of photography

Gary Colby shares story of photography
Demonstrating the wrong way to create a self-portrait with a view camera, Gary Colby, chairman of the photography department, finds himself on the other side of the lens for a change. Colby’s interests extend beyond photography and include such diverse areas as the study of early cave drawings and experience as a general aviation pilot. / photo by David Bess Christina Collins Burton Arts Editor As... 

Sharon Davis reveals goals of delinquents

Sharon Davis reveals goals of delinquents
Sharon Davis spoke on the topic “Get A Job: The Aspirational Dreams and Realities of Incarcerated Delinquent Males.” The Monday lecture, part of the Faculty Lecture Series, focussd on the achievable and unrealistic career goals of juvenile delinquents in the “GenMe “ generation, which includes people born between the years 1982 and 1999. Davis earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees... 

Dialogue gives insight to culture

Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer Many people struggle to understand the true meaning of accepting the differences of ethnic backgrounds, and how others might perceive situations in contrast to their own situation. These issues opened up discussion at the multicultural club event, “Walking in Others’ Shoes,” on socioeconomics Monday. “The problem is that we see others’ differences as deficits... 
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