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Haneman talks probate at faculty lecture series

Haneman talks probate at faculty lecture series
Victoria Haneman, associate professor of law, delivered a lecture, “120 Hours Until the Consistent Treatment of Simultaneous Death Under the California Probate Code.” Allen Easley, dean of the College of Law, participated in a discussion during the lecture. The Faculty Research Committee and La Verne Academy sponsored the talk in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

Geishas’ identity seen through time

Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer “Geisha” means artist in Japanese, but throughout the history its meaning has also been tied to prostitution. The lecture, “Geisha: Artists or Prostitutes,” was given by Gloria Montebruno-Saller at 10:20 a.m. March 31 in the University of La Verne Campus Center Ballroom. Through much research Montebruno-Saller was able to answer the question of what geishas really... 

Werner takes on ‘The Ring’ festival

Werner takes on ‘The Ring’ festival
After delivering his presentation on ”Rings of Power in Wagner and Tolkien,” David Werner, associate professor of English, speaks with his Myth in Literature class about the write-up required for his presentation. Megan Torok and her classmates share a laugh as Werner decides on the length of the assignment for their next class session. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Michael Phillips Staff Writer Similar... 

Romanian government restricts art

Romanian government restricts art
Gabriela Capraroiu’s research focuses on literature. Gabriela Capraroiu, assistant professor of modern languages, delivers her lecture, “Montage: Visions of Romanian Modernism, 1918-1939” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Unlike other lectures, Capraroiu did not include visual aid so to bring audience members closer to “the words of the speech.” The lecture was sponsored by the... 

Catch lectures on iTunes

Ashley Morgado Staff Writer In an effort to showcase all that the University of La Verne has to offer, the Faculty Lecture Series in now available in iTunes. Since the beginning of this semester, Director of the Institutional Review Board Fred Yaffe has received funding to record and produce the series. “We haven’t done anything like this at La Verne,” Yaffe said. “Al Clark  (associate... 

Race is still a barrier to education

His grandmother’s struggles inspire Cleveland Hayes. Carly Hill News Editor Cleveland Hayes, assistant professor of education, spoke from the heart Monday focusing on the experience of his grandmother, an African American school teacher working in the heart of the Jim Crow South. As part of the faculty lecture series, Hayes’ talk, “Why I teach: An analysis of one mid-20th century Mississippian... 

Bartelt speaks on gender, race issues

Erin Foltz Staff Writer John Bartelt, associate professor of education and technology, gave a lecture for the Colloquium Series on Diversity entitled “Gender, Identity, & Sexual Roles” on March 11. The speech focused on ways, both on and off campus, that people can be more accepting and tolerant of people from different sexual categories and identities. Bartelt compiled the information presented... 

Early drug prevention is priority

Early drug prevention is priority
Thierry Kolpin, assistant professor of education, delivered an overview of drug prevention programs during his lecture on Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Prevention Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Kolpin said that government programs continue to improve upon the early successes of drug prevention models, including Scared Straight and the Drug Abuse and Resistance Education, or DARE, each of which... 

Web news gives small towns big boost

Web news gives small towns big boost
As part of the faculty lecture series, Elizabeth Zwerling, associate professor of journalism, gave a talk titled “Rural News Network: Web Technology Meets Citizen Journalism to Restore a Sense of Community in Rural Montana Towns,” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Her article on the same topic was published in the Online Journalism Review in August 2009. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Pui... 

Clark links Wagner, German nationalism

Debbie Allison Staff Writer Al Clark, associate vice president of Academic Affairs, handled a string of technical difficulties to successfully deliver his lecture, “German Nationalism and the Rise of ‘The Ring’,” on Feb. 18. His lecture took place at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center with an audience of almost 50 faculty and students. Clark’s lecture was the second in the “Ring Festival La Verne,”... 
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