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Faculty question Clark’s equation

Faculty question Clark’s equation
Alfred Clark, associate vice president of academic affairs, speaks about “A Formula for Sustainability” at the faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. The next faculty lecture will take place April 28. / photo by Keenan Gilson Liz Ortiz Staff Writer University of La Verne faculty members criticized Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Alfred Clark’s equation for sustainability... 

Research brought internationally

Research brought internationally
Aghop Der-Karabetian, professor of psychology, responds to audience questions during his lecture on “Sustainable Behavior, Perceived Globalization Impact, World-mindedness, Identity and Perceived Risk in USA, China and Taiwan College Students.” Der-Karabetian gathered information on American college students by surveying those from Southern California. / photo by Amanda Nieto Hayley Hulin Staff... 

Sustainable future planned for ULV

Sarah Veissalov Staff Writer The Sustainable Campus Consortium is making its mark on the environment, leading the University of La Verne to a more sustainable campus by revamping its goals and organization. The Consortium will hold a meeting at 2 p.m. today in Mainiero Building, room 152. ULV community members are encouraged to attend. The consortium first began in 2002 when Robert Neher, professor... 

Without helium, the party’s over

Without helium, the party’s over
Editorial cartoon by Jason D. Cox Scientists tell us that, at the current rate of consumption, a natural resource could completely disappear from this planet as soon as the year 2042. That may sound far enough into the future that the average college student need not be bothered, but it could have a significant impact on the lives of everyone on the planet. To put it simply, will you want helium balloons... 

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... 

New dorm’s green credentials questioned

New dorm’s green credentials questioned
Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer The swanky new dorm scheduled to open in fall 2012 will not be made of newfangled super-sustainable materials. It will by made of wood. Wood Type V, to be exact. This is a fairly typical material for dorms, experts say. Some on campus, however, are less than thrilled about the sense that a wood structure might not be the most environmentally friendly. They are also concerned... 

Sustainability is focus of Hot Spots lecture

Jennahway Huerta Staff Writer “We are a waste culture,” said Christopher Veirs, senior planner and sustainability coordinator for the city of Claremont, during a lecture last week at the University of La Verne. Veirs’ lecture, “Think Global, Act Local: Claremont’s Response to Sustainability,” part of the Hot Spots lecture series, focused on Claremont’s environmental efforts. During... 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Though I was not able to attend Donna Bentley’s lecture last week, I am one of many faculty who find her skills in teaching and research to be top notch. Donna Bentley is an example of the best of La Verne. Her dedication, enthusiasm for what she does,and her willingness to help everyone are legend at La Verne. I am fortunate to call her my colleague and applaud the Campus Times for... 

Lecture's focus is sustainability

Lecture's focus is sustainability
Meek says that individual efforts are the most important. Jack Meek, professor of public administration, has published for various encyclopedias, chapters for several books and articles in academic journals including the International Journal of Public Administration and Public Administration Quarterly. Meek participated in the faculty lecture series Monday in the President’s Dining Room entitled... 
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