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Haydn’s music expansion exposed

Haydn’s music expansion exposed
Professor of Music Kathleen Lamkin takes her turn in the Faculty Lecture Series Monday afternoon with “Recent Findings Regarding the Early Dissemination of Haydn’s Music in Central Europe.” Her presentation explained findings during her spring 2012 sabbatical and travels to Germany and Austria. / photo by Hunter Cole Mariela Patron Staff Writer Kathleen Lamkin, professor of music, discussed her... 

Study analyzes athlete relaxation

Study analyzes athlete relaxation
Megan Granquist, above, and Sarah Dunn present their research results during the faculty titled “The Effects of Relaxation Training on Stress Indicators in Trained and Untrained Individuals,” Monday. The pair conducted a study of 60 cortisol profiles. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Monique Parra Staff Writer Assistant professors of movement and sports science Sarah Dunn and Megan Granquist discussed... 

Undocumented face unique stress

Undocumented face unique stress
Leticia Arellano-Morales, associate professor of psychology, presents “Stress and Quality of Life Among Latino Day Laborers” Monday as a part of the faculty lecture series. A primary focus of the lecture was masculinity and its affect on the Latino day laborers’ lives. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Kristina Bugante Staff Writer Associate professor of psychology Leticia Arellano-Morales presented... 

Fijians embrace TV

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor Professor of Communica­tions Don Pollock kicked off the faculty lecture series on Feb. 4 with “Fiji and the Media.” Pollock’s lecture focused on his sabbatical, which he spent at the University of the South Pacific researching how far the Fijian media has evolved since the first time he visited the island in 1979. Pollock said he watched as much Fijian television, listened... 

Kahan hunts story behind forgery

Kahan hunts story behind forgery
Jeffrey Kahan, professor of English, presents his lecture “Forging a Ghost: The Hunt for Bruno” Feb. 11 in the President’s Dining Room. Kahan discussed William Henry Ireland’s forged works, focusing on “Bruno,” the title of one book that was never found. He explained how academic settings should have no tolerance for forgery and how it may have shaped views on Ireland. / photo by Nicole... 

Leaver explores smoke imagery

Leaver explores smoke imagery
Associate Professor of Art History Jon Leaver spoke about “Smoke Imagery and Contemporary Art in Los Angeles” at the faculty lecture Monday. Leaver looked at smoking in historic and contemporary painting in Los Angeles throughout his studies. / photo by Kelly Maggiulli Danielle Hunt Staff Writer Monday’s faculty lecture in the President’s Dining Room focused on the effects of smoke in contemporary... 

Emotions affect students’ success

Emotions affect students' success
Daniel Loera found that by creating a happy and safe environment for first generation students, they are more likely to engage in class. Loera presented his research “Emotional Intelligence and Student Success Among White and First- and Second-Generation Latina/o College Students” at the weekly faculty lectures series Monday in President’s Dining Room. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Danielle Hunt Staff Writer On... 

Parenting determines social skills

Parenting determines social skills
According to Lynn Stanton–Riggs, empathy through emotional regulation, or emotional regulation through empathy, will determine how a child will develop social skills. Stanton-Riggs, associate professor of education, presented her research on “Parenting and Teaching Our Children: Empathy, Emotional Regulation and Social Skills” Nov. 19 in the President’s Dining Room as a part of the ongoing... 

Labinger translates ‘Temptation’

Labinger translates ‘Temptation’
Andrea Labinger, professor of Spanish emerita, presents her research by reading “The Weight of Temptation” as part of the faculty lecture series Monday in the President’s Dining Room. “The Weight of Temptation” is the title of a book by the Argentinian author Ana Maria Shua that Labinger translated from Spanish. The faculty lecture series is sponsored by ULV Academy. Labinger is one of the... 

Marcus reviews historical pageants

Professor of History Kenneth Marcus, a musician and author of two books, speaks at the faculty lecture series in the President’s Dining Room Monday about his documentary on current historical pageants in the United States. Marcus’ lecture included the discussion of the historical Ramona Pageant, a story modeled after the killing of the Cahuilla Indian Juan Diego. The outdoor play has been performed... 
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