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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... 

News Briefs

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... 
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