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Godwin examines political issues

Godwin examines political issues
Associate Professor of Public Administration Marcia Godwin shares her leading theories on local elections, governance and urban politics in her faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Godwin also discussed the lack of studies on mayoral elections, political machines and monopolies, race and representation and the regime theory. / photo by Bailey Maguire Cody Luk LV Life Editor Marcia... 

Study seeks depression treatment

Study seeks depression treatment
Ryan Harrison answers a question about what determines clinical depression in participants in a study he presented Monday as a part of his lecture titled “Older Adult Depression and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM).” Harrison, senior adjunct professor and the director of life and wellness at Hillcrest Homes, spoke lightheartedly despite his serious subject, focusing on complimentary... 

High salt levels affect fish species

High salt levels affect fish species
Instructor of Biology Pablo Weaver explained the differences between the saltwater fish and the freshwater fish of the Limia perugiae species, which vary in size and shape. Weaver and Associate Professor of Biology Jerome Garcia presented “The Evolution in Extreme Environments: The effects of hyper salinity on the physiology of live bearing fish” Monday. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Deonah Cendejas... 

Professor pays tribute to Nell Dorr

Professor pays tribute to Nell Dorr
Stacey McCarroll Cutshaw, visiting professor of photography, answers questions after her lecture, “Marketing the Family In the Mid-Twentieth Century: Photography of Nell Dorr.” McCarroll Cutshaw’s talk Monday expanded on her doctoral dissertation, “Framing the Familial in the Photography of Imogen Cunningham, Nell Dorr, and Sally Mann.” McCarroll Cutshaw’s research involves the study of... 

Kwon examines income inequality

Kwon examines income inequality
Roy Kwon, assistant professor of sociology, lectures on his ideas of how politics and political inactivity has shaped economic outcomes. At the Feb. 9 lecture, he also shared his ideas on how political polarization in the Senate affects how Congress performs as a whole. Kwon earned his doctorate in sociology from University of California Riverside in 2011. His research interests are political economy,... 

Toxicants harm immune systems

Toxicants harm immune systems
Dr. Christine Broussard, professor of biology at the University of La Verne, gave a lecture on her research focusing on the effects of toxicants on the development of T cells in the immune system. Dr. Broussard graduated in Microbiology from Louisiana State University Baton Rogue, earned her Master’s from Veterinary Medical Sciences, and her doctorate in Immunology from University of Texas Southwestern... 

Study abroad benefits highlighted

Study abroad benefits highlighted
Deborah Olson, associate professor of management and leadership, shares with faculty and students the benefits of studying abroad in her lecture “The La Verne Experience Goes Global: Expanding and Deepening Your Cultural Competence Through Short-Term Travel” Nov. 24 at the President’s Dining Room. She discussed the importance of learning about other cultures when working internationally. Olson... 

Los Angeles studied as a complex web

Los Angeles studied as a complex web
Jack Meek, professor of public administration, presents his lecture “Metropolitan Systems and Networks as Complex Adaptive Systems” Monday in the President’s Dining Room for the faculty lecture series. Following Meek’s lecture, Kevin Marshall, professor of law; Marcia Godwin, associate professor of public administration; and David Chappell, associate professor of physics, contributed to the... 

Holmes focuses on custody battles

Holmes focuses on custody battles
College of Law Dean Gilbert Holmes presented a lecture, “Family Law: A Cauldron for Our Beliefs and Principles,” in the President’s Dining Room Monday. Holmes discussed the benefits that accrue to children who are reared by married biological parents or adopted by a married same sex couple compared to those who grow up in single parent homes. / photo by Michael Saakyan Russell R. Silva Staff... 

Li studies trainer-trainee relationship

Yaya Pineda Staff Writer Assistant Professor of Psychology Jeanie Li discussed the link between healthy relationships between supervisors and supervisees and psychological well being during her lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Titled “Exploring Super­vision Priorities, Process and Outcome,” Li’s lecture was part of the weekly Faculty Lecture Series. “I feel like there is a... 
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