The University of La Verne is celebrating National Hispanic Serving Institutions Week Sept. 16-22, which coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month. The week includes a variety of activities meant to promote discussion and expression about Hispanic culture and heritage. Read More
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Skipworth will receive the World Safety Organization Educational Award during a ceremony Sept. 29 in Denver, Colo. Skipworth has also been invited as a speaker during the symposium. Read More
Carrie Swidecki’s 76-hour dance gaming marathon in July generated national publicity and awareness for childhood obesity. The feat also earned her two Guinness World Records. Now both records are featured in the 60th anniversary edition Guinness World Records book, released Thursday. Read More
James Galindo is a single father who works with local and national businesses as an account executive for KGET in Bakersfield, a station that serves nearly half a million people. That keeps him busy enough. But now he is taking on a new challenge: pursuing a Master of Business Administration at the University of La Verne. Read More
The Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences plans to publish in November a manuscript co-authored by University of La Verne Psychology Department Chair Dr. Glenn Gamst on acculturation and marginality among Latin Americans. Read More
University Convocation Marks Start of 2014-15 Academic Year Read More
Gesell Dome, a book that former University of La Verne Spanish professor Andrea Labinger saw in the hands of many locals when she explored Buenos Aires in 2012, will now be translated to English thanks to a PEN/Heim translation grant she received in mid August. Read More
What: The Sundays at the Morgan concert series kicks off September 7 with Jazz Vocalist Chris Williams, who brings style and presence to straight-ahead and bebop jazz, infusing new twists into old standards. When: Sunday, September 7 @ 6:00 pm Where: Ann & Steve Morgan Auditorium (located in Founders Hall) Details: There is a suggested … Read More
Sorrow, anger and political action followed a cold Wyoming night in 1998 when gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and left with injuries that would claim his life five days later.
His death led to the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009, inspired documentaries, books and television shows.
It also inspired the play, “The Laramie Project,” which opens this week at the University of La Verne. Read More
His photographs have captured the plight of undocumented immigrants traveling from Latin America to the United States during more than three decades. The same images have also captured many hearts, leading to accolades, including the Pulitzer Prize.
Now Don Bartletti, a veteran photographer for the Los Angeles Times, plans to share his work and wisdom at the University of La Verne during a photo gallery exhibition called “Uneasy Neighbors: The Causes and Consequences of Undocumented Migration to the United States.” Read More