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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... 

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... 

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Psi Chi Conference Psi Chi invites any undergraduate student, graduate student or faculty member who has participated in research to present at the student research conference on April 16. The theme of the conference is multiculturalism. All posters must relate to some aspect of the theme, including topics as gender, race, ethnicity or religion. The deadline for submission is midnight March 20. Students... 

Yehia Mortagy discusses recovery for Egypt

Yehia Mortagy discusses recovery for Egypt
In his lecture, “Egypt: Recent Past, Present and a Road to the Future,” Yehia Mortagy, professor of information technology and decision sciences, gave insight into the country’s history, economy and current crisis. His talk Monday in the President’s Dining Room also sparked conversation about how the nation can move forward now that the crisis has settled. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Blake... 

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Diversity Week The Office of Multicultural Services’ Diversity Week will feature a final event at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the West Dining Room. There will be a daily dialogue until 1:30 p.m. discussing disabilities. For more information, contact the Office of Multicultural Services at mcs@laverne.edu. Faculty Lecture Series The faculty lecture series, sponsored by the Faculty Research Committee and... 

Don Pollock shares memories from Fiji

Don Pollock shares memories from Fiji
Don Pollock, professor of communications, recounts his experiences on a recent trip to Fiji to a group gathered in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. The lecture included a slide show of photographs depicting the culture and beauty of this collection of South Pacific islands. / photo by David Bess Rachel Creagen Staff Writer Don Pollock, professor of communications, took a group of approximately... 

David Flaten celebrates his father’s art

David Flaten celebrates his father’s art
David Flaten, professor of theater arts, presents the work of his father in his Monday lecture, “Celebrating the Word: Arnold Flaten’s Sculp­ture, Archi­tecture, Painting and Stained Glass.” Arnold Flaten, who viewed art as a form of meditation, worked for 38 years at St. Olaf College in Minneapolis, where he built the Art Barn, one of the college’s most distinctive buildings. / photo Warren... 

Lecture exposes plight of Italians

Lecture exposes plight of Italians
Ken Scambray, professor of English, spoke to students and faculty on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Scambray discussed Italian immigration and his family’s journey to the Western United States at the turn of the 20th century. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Christopher Barnes-Baxter Staff Writer Professor of English Kenneth Scambray shed a new light on Italian immigrants, as he conducted... 

Debate: It’s the art and sport of persuasion

Debate: It's the art and sport of persuasion
Ian Lising, assistant professor of speech and debate and chairman of the department of speech communications, outlined the ins and out of debate featured in his new book, “Across the House: The Art and Science of World Universities Championship Debating.” Lising’s talk, for the faculty lecture series was held Nov. 22 in the President’s Dining Room. His ideas for the book came from the time... 

John Bartelt reveals lost link in education

John Bartelt reveals lost link in education
Professor of education and organizational leadership John Bartelt lectured on technology and the classroom on Nov. 28 in the President’s Dining Room. Bartelt’s presentation was intentionally kept short to allow for group discussion on how professors as well as students felt about the current state and the future of education and technology. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer John... 
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