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Donahue discusses sea of problems

Donahue discusses sea of problems
Karen Donahue speaks about the imminent issues of population growth and it’s effects on the environment. In her “Law of the Sea: Demographic Determinants of Changes in Ocean Law Over Time” lecture, Donahue focused on the history of maritime advancements in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, from fishing methods to the impact of oil spills on the ocean ecosystem. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Karlie... 

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Decision Lecture Constance Rossum will hold a lecture on the paired-values approach to decision-making from noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 21 in the President’s Dining Room. EDC Lecture From noon to 1 p.m. on Nov 28, Christine Broussard will hold a faculty lecture on the nongeonomic effects of selected endocrine-disrupting chemicals in the President’s Dining Room. Research Day Faculty and students will... 

Lamkin discusses Haydn’s music

Lamkin discusses Haydn’s music
Kathleen Lamkin, professor of music, discussed Haydn’s musical contributions from 1770 to 1830 on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. The talk was titled “Haydn’s Heritage and Reception in the Moravian Communities of North America.” / photo by Candice Salazar Brianna Means Staff Writer Joseph Haydn was a classical composer whose music flourished in the United States from 1770 to the 1830s... 

Linarelli discusses law, tradition

Linarelli discusses law, tradition
Professor of Law John Linarelli lectures on “Moral Justification and the Law’s Authority” Monday in the Presi­dent’s Dining Room as part of the Faculty Lecture Series. Linarelli has spoken at many venues globally, from Oxford to Taipei, and has published a book titled “Regulating Public Procure­ment: National and International Perspectives.”/ photo by Candice Salazar Veronica Rodriguez Staff... 

Sustainability is the bottom line

Sustainability is the bottom line
Omid Furutan, assistant professor of management, was among the speakers at the Hot Spots lecture on Oct. 27. He gave his insight on the topic of sustainability in our world and economy, and presented the concept of the “Triple Bottom Line,” which is an accounting framework that measures sustainability based on people, planet and profit. Other “Hot Spots” speakers included Jay Jones, professor... 

Rose discusses religious pluralism

Rose discusses religious pluralism
Richard Rose, professor of religion and philosophy, discussed religious pluralism in African-American seminaries. He is currently working on a book titled “20th Century African American Thinkers and Functional Pluralism.” The Monday afternoon lecture, held in the President’s Dining Room, was part of the faculty lecture series. / photo by Denisse Leung Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer Richard Rose,... 

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... 
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