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Industry adjusts to social changes

Industry adjusts to social changes
Douglas Chun, assistant professor of management, discusses firm strategies, societal norms and cognitions of the American Auto Industry between 1968 and 2008 in the President’s Dining Room Monday. Chun asserted that when sales decline, American automakers shift plans and actions to match societal probabilities. The lecture is part of the ongoing faculty lecture series. / photo by Julian Mininsohn Jennifer... 

Effects of atomic bomb still felt

Effects of atomic bomb still felt
Gloria Montebruno Saller of the modern languages department points out the blast-radius of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima during World War II. Saller’s lecture was titled “Atomic Bomb Survivors’ Oral Histories: Preserving the Memories of August 6, 1945.” If a person lived or was in utero, within a certain distance from the bomb or entered the most radioactive areas within two weeks of... 

Exon teaches the art of an apology

Exon teaches the art of an apology
Susan Nauss Exon, professor of law, discusses what makes an effective apology. In her lecture on Monday, Exon presented her new book, “Advanced Guide for Mediators,” which includes a summary of five key steps that make a credible apology. / photo by Mariela Patron Alejandra Aguilar Assistant Editor Susan Nauss Exon, professor of law and associate dean for faculty development, launched the first... 

Same-sex couples face work stress

Same-sex couples face work stress
Nadine Nakamura, assistant professor of psychology, presents her faculty lecture, “Understanding the Experiences of Same-Sex Binational Couples,” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. The lecture focused on the multiple difficulties same-sex binational couples face, including immigration, prejudice and bureaucracy. / photo by Austen Beck Gabriela Krupa Staff Writer Nadine Nakamura, assistant... 

Minoves compares world democracies

Minoves compares world democracies
Juli Minoves Triquell, assistant professor of political science, gives a lecture titled “No End of History” May 1 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Minoves, the former foreign minister of Andorra, expressed his hopes that China will democratize as it becomes more industrialized and his concern about the inequality of wealth in democratic nations. / photo by Daniel Hargis Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Global... 

Immigration shapes artists’ work

Immigration shapes artists’ work
Professor of History Kenneth Marcus speaks on his recent research titled “Migration and Modernism in Los Angeles, 1900-1960,” Monday in the faculty lecture series. He focused on the effects of migration and how with it came a shift in classical music in Los Angeles. / photo by Amanda Nieto Autumn Simon Staff Writer Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, discussed “Migration and Modernism in... 

Weaver promotes new, interactive learning

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Kathleen Weaver, assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, presented “New Ideas in Science Education” for Monday’s faculty lecture. During the presentation, Weaver spoke about teaching students differently and presented her new Research Methods e-book — ideas that came to her while on sabbatical. She spoke about Bloom’s Taxonomy, which was created... 

Faculty question Clark’s equation

Faculty question Clark’s equation
Alfred Clark, associate vice president of academic affairs, speaks about “A Formula for Sustainability” at the faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. The next faculty lecture will take place April 28. / photo by Keenan Gilson Liz Ortiz Staff Writer University of La Verne faculty members criticized Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Alfred Clark’s equation for sustainability... 

Research brought internationally

Research brought internationally
Aghop Der-Karabetian, professor of psychology, responds to audience questions during his lecture on “Sustainable Behavior, Perceived Globalization Impact, World-mindedness, Identity and Perceived Risk in USA, China and Taiwan College Students.” Der-Karabetian gathered information on American college students by surveying those from Southern California. / photo by Amanda Nieto Hayley Hulin Staff... 

Capraroiu delves into translation

Capraroiu delves into translation
Gabriela Capraroiu, associate professor of Spanish, discusses how the Cold War changed culture in her lecture titled, “Hispanic Writers and the Cold War: Memory and the Cultural Politics of Translations in Romania” during the faculty lecture in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. She emphasized the importance of translating literature to preserve culture. / photo by Katie Madden Autumn... 
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