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Dunn challenges accepted weight loss theory

Allison Lavelle Staff Writer It is hard to believe that losing weight could be as simple as a 20 minute exercise regimen three times a week combined with a Mediterranean diet, but Assistant Professor of Move­ment and Sports Science Sarah Dunn has proven the truth of the statement. In her lecture “The Role of Diet and Exercise Within the Growing Obesity Epidemic,” Dunn spoke about her 12-week FEM... 

Lecture addresses the politics of fear

Lecture addresses the politics of fear
Jason Neidleman, professor of political science, explains the idea of security using a poster produced by the British Ministry of Information during World War II in his lecture on Tuesday. In the lecture “The Politics of Fear: Balancing Liberty and Security at Home and Abroad” Neidleman spoke of American suspicion toward Muslim communities but also expressed optimism about the place of the United... 

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Academic Symposia There will be two symposium panels from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. today. There will be four symposium panels that discuss topics such as lifelong learning, spirituality, civic engagement and inclusivity and diversity. Registration for the panels begins at 8:30 a.m. Presidential Inauguration Devorah Lieberman will be inaugurated as the University of La Verne’s 18th president at 4... 

Talk tackles historic conflict

Talk tackles historic conflict
Bill Cook, professor of English, discussed the diminishing amount of Palestinian land in Israel, West Bank and the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom A. Cook encouraged his audience of faculty and staff not to simply take his word about Palestine, but to research the truths about its people and their rich history for themselves. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Branden del Rio Editor in... 

Olson analyzes social networking

Brianna Means Staff Writer Facebook has evolved beyond a vehicle for keeping up with friends into a way for people to get ahead in their professions and more. Professionals use Facebook as a way to get their name and face out to the public. This week’s faculty lecture, titled “Social Support, Efficacy and Life Satisfaction: What is the impact of Facebook?” was led by Associate Professor of Management... 

Sayles examines extremist group

Anthony Juarez Staff Writer Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer Contrary to public opinion, Patricia Hearst was not forced to join the Symbionese Liberation Army, but willingly did so, according to files owned by Professor of History Stephen Sayles. Sayles announced he is about a chapter or two away from finishing his book about the 1970s militant group, the Symbionese Liberation Army. Thirty-four students... 

Public administration could aid lagging economy

John Bottala Staff Writer Matthew Witt, associate professor of public administration, demonstrated the usefulness of the study of public administration by sharing his lecture “Integrity in Public Admini­stration: Toward New Vistas” on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Witt wanted to share his research with his fellow colleagues and students and demonstrated some key points like the “shock... 

Zwissler connects coaching, teaching

Wendy Zwissler spoke on the “The Marriage of Teaching and Coaching” in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Zwissler is currently the head coach for women’s soccer and is an assistant professor in the movement and sports science department. / photo by Candice Salazar  Read More →

Lecture markets ‘The Soloist’

Anthony Juarez Staff Writer Professors from the College of Business and Public Management demonstrated the versatility of marketing techniques on Monday through “Selling the Soloist,” the first lecture in this year’s Faculty Lecture Series. Janis Dietz, professor of marketing, Susan Caple, assistant professor of marketing and Lisa Saye, assistant professor of public administration, demonstrated... 

Roark discusses personal boundaries

Roark discusses personal boundaries
Assistant Professor of Law Marc Roark gave a lecture titled “Sacred Space” in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Roark, who has been teaching at La Verne since 2009, has published articles on property, commercial law, and religion. / photo by Candice Salazar Jesse Evans Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writers The Faculty Lecture Series featured Assistant Professor of Law Marc Roark, who spoke... 
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