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Pollock outlines the future of news

Pollock outlines the future of news
Professor shows signs of optimism about changes in the world of online journalism. Don Pollock, professor of communications, spoke Monday afternoon in the President’s Dining Room about media convergence. He titled his lecture; “Media Convergence: The Future of How We (Will) Get our News and Information.” He spoke about the changes over time in journalism, media, music, and more specifically... 

Preisler simplifies spintronics

Preisler simplifies spintronics
“Quantum Dots and Spintronics,” a lecture by Vanessa Preisler, assistant professor of physics, drew a small audience to the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Preisler outlined research she has done along with Cal State Los Angeles. The event, sponsored by the Faculty Research Committee and the La Verne Academy, was part of a regular series of faculty lectures. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Michael... 

Prison provides an education

Prison provides an education
In his Faculty Lecture Series talk, David Werner says he learns from inmates. David Werner, chairman of the English Department, spoke to a group of faculty and students Monday in the President’s Dining Room. The title of his lecture was “Everything I Needed to Know About Teaching I Learned in Prison.” Werner told stories about his experiences while teaching in correctional facilities, and... 

‘Hot Spots’ challenges social views

‘Hot Spots’ challenges social views
Fielding a number of thought-provoking questions, Kenneth H. Marcus, associate professor of history, spoke on the topic, “Why we need to rethink Immigration” on Sept. 24 in the President’s Dining Room. Marcus’ lecture is one of a series, called Hot Spots, presented on the third Thursday of each month. The next event is scheduled for Oct. 22. / photo by Cindy Harder Marla Bahloul Copy Editor... 

Furutan refutes economic equality

Furutan refutes economic equality
Motivational factors behind a free market economy was the concept explained by Omid Furutan during his lecture “The Network of Economics.” Economic agents are fueled by their greed and desire to fulfill their own wants and needs. This leads to societies that are centered on economic division and small numbers of wealthy people who control country’s wealth. Through different historical people,... 

Neidleman presses for citizenship

Aisha Gonzalez Staff Writer Jason Neidleman, associate professor of political science, gave a lecture on citizenship to students in the doctoral program Saturday in La Fetra Hall. Neidleman’s lecture, “We Are All Idiots,” drew from his book “General Will is Citizenship: Inquiries into French Political Thought,” published in 2000. Using his research on Jean Jacques Rousseau, a political philosopher... 

Dean discusses attention deficits

Dean discusses attention deficits
Mark Goor puts attention deficit disorder in perspective in his faculty lecture. Mark Goor, dean of the College of Education and Organizational Leadership tackled “Attention and Learning: What Teachers and Students Should Know” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Goor’s lecture addressed how teachers can recognize and understand attention deficit disorder. The event was sponsored by the... 

Garcia emphasizes accountability in convocation address

Garcia emphasizes accountability in convocation address
“Accountability, or Blame it on the Alcohol” was the title of Jerome Garcia’s convocation speech to ring in the new school year. It centers on the lack of responsibility many people take toward their own lives and toward the lives of others. Garcia, an associate professor of biology in the College of Arts and Sciences, graduated from the University of La Verne in 1998. He completed his doctorate... 
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