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July 31, 2014 by University of La Verne

High school students dashed up the stairs of the Mainiero Building after a coffee pit stop at Barbara’s Café. They gathered in the biology lab, began hooking
each other up to EKG devices and then jotted down results in their notebooks. It was all part of University of La Verne’s two-week Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) summer camp, which drew a dozen teens from Southland high schools and 12 students from Taft College in Kern County. Read More

July 21, 2014 by University of La Verne

The vision to renovate and upgrade a Tijuana clinic for orphans suffering from HIV didn’t come from a large charity foundation or global outreach group.

It came from a 22-year-old University of La Verne student named Tahil Sharma.

It’s that vision, in part, that earned the Spanish major a spot in the Future50, a group formed by the Interreligious Council of Southern California and the USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture. Members were announced in early July. Read More

July 10, 2014 by University of La Verne

College and university presidents and Campus Compact state coordinators from around the country will gather to discuss community partnerships as well as college access and readiness during a National Campus Compact conference July 13-15 hosted by the University of La Verne. Campus Compact is a Boston-based national coalition of college and university presidents and state … Read More

June 13, 2014 by University of La Verne

How do you turn a lint brush into an iPad? University of La Verne students recently put theory to practice to demonstrate how this can be done while simultaneously giving back to the community, thanks to a bartering class assignment.

Graduate students in Assistant Professor of Management Dr. Loren Dyck’s Organizational Theory and Behavior class were charged to conduct an experiment that involved trading an item of lesser value for one of higher value using organizational behavior theory skills to make the negotiations. Read More

June 13, 2014 by University of La Verne

The unique opportunity to work directly with professional staff from across the country is awaiting University of La Verne junior Matthew Hernandez, who has been selected as the only undergraduate student to serve as an intern at the annual Institute for Leadership Education and Development (I-LEAD) conference. The national leadership conference takes place at Southern Illinois University from July 27, 2014 through August 1.
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