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Kahan explores censorship

Kahan explores censorship
Students, faculty and community members filled the President’s Dining Room Monday for Professor of English Jeffrey Kahan’s faculty lecture, “Comic Book Industry v. the U.S. Government.” Kahan discussed comic book censorship and the depiction of women in comics. Afterward, Kahan answered questions about the current status and future of comic books in the academic world. / photo by Daniel Torres  Read More →

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... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, The purpose of the La Verne Academy’s Monday noon lecture series is to offer the opportunity for faculty to present findings of their scholarly research and promote a thoughtful critical review and discussion of those findings from those present. It appears that some of the remarks and inferences made to Dr. Cook’s presentation (“‘Palestine’ lecture sparks debate,” April 17)... 

Lamkin reminisces in last lecture

Lamkin reminisces in last lecture
Kathy Lamkin, professor of music history, gives her last faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Lamkin joined the University of La Verne faculty in 1981 and will retire after this semester. Her lecture went through her educational, familial and professional timeline. Throughout her 34 years at the University, Lamkin has served as the chairwoman of both the music department and fine... 

Werner reflects on teaching career

Werner reflects on teaching career
Longtime ULV English professor David Werner presented “I Have a Map to a Treasure” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Werner, who will retire this year, talked about the creative writing class he taught in the prison education program, and the college writing and mythology classes he has taught for years at the University. He also shared his love for “Star Wars,” Joseph Campbell and... 

News Briefs

Faculty Lecture Kathy Lamkin will present “My Last Lecture” at noon Monday in the President’s Dining Room for the Faculty Lecture Series. This will be Lamkin’s last faculty lecture before she retires at the end of this year. Multicultural Celebrations Various multicultural graduation celebrations held in honor of upcoming graduates May 12-16. Multicultural students are invited to celebrate... 

Software choice is focus of lecture

Software choice is focus of lecture
Todd Britton, assistant vice president in the Office of Information Technology, presents the findings of his dissertation “Key Considerations of Community, Scalability, Supportability, Security, and Functionality in Selecting Open-Source Software in California Universities” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Britton used a Web-based wiki to have participants from private, non-profit California... 

‘Palestine’ lecture sparks debate

Jennifer Jackson Assistant Editor William Cook, professor of English, spoke about “Sir Richard Catling and Palestine Today” in the President’s Dining Room Monday. During his sabbatical last year, Cook went through archives to discover Catling, who was an assistant-inspector-general with the Palestine police, and studied his role in mid-20th century Palestine. “What interested me wasn’t (Catling)... 

Mortagy, Badger tackle ISIS issue

Mortagy, Badger tackle ISIS issue
Yehia Mortagy, professor of information technology and decision science, presented “ISIS, A Scholarly Analysis” about the evolution of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and how the United States is dealing with the group. Mortagy’s presentation was part of the faculty lecture series Monday at the President’s Dining Room. Mortagy talked about the alternative approaches the United States should... 

Clark captures University history

Clark captures University history
Al Clark, professor of humanities, presents “Oral History of the University of La Verne” as part of the La Verne Academy lecture series Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Clark explained the importance of oral histories. He included interviews with University of La Verne alumni, who attended the school more than 80 years ago. / photo by Bailey Maguire Sierra Dasher Staff Writer Faculty and... 
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