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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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LV Christmas tree farm Heritage Park will open its annual Christmas tree farm on Nov. 27. People can come to enjoy the sights and purchase their own fir tree. “Sleigh” rides will be offered for $1 on the weekend. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on weekends. For more information visit laverneheritage.org or call 909-593-2862. Morgan gets honorary degree On Nov. 8 ULV President... 

Greg Dewey explains network theory

Greg Dewey explains network theory
The President’s Dining Room was nearly full Monday for Interim Provost Greg Dewey’s lecture, “Network Theory in Biology.” Dewey’s lecture compared social networks and relationships between genes in biological systems. He also explained the significance of his research and how the application of his work employed the network theory to examine cancer biology. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Brittany... 

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Faculty Lecture Series Valerie Jordan’s lecture, originally scheduled for Monday, “State-by-State Varia­tions in Mental Health Regu­lations,” has been postponed. The next lecture will be held at 12:03 p.m. on Nov. 22 in the President’s Dining Room. Ian Lising will present, “Across the House: The Art and Science of World Universities Champion­ship Debating.” Javelin Throwers Can you... 
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