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Posts from August 2010

Making Big Strides in the Human Race

One La Verne student’s real education came in the discovery of helping others rather than a focus on her own achievement.

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Fletcher Jones Grant Funds Physics, Math Lab

Students soon will be investigating how birds flock, fireflies synchronize and bees swarm in a new Complex Dynamical Systems Laboratory made possible thanks to a $250,000 grant from The Fletcher Jones Foundation. CDS is an emerging disciplinary field, and the new La Verne lab will house high-performance computer workstations and experimental equipment to facilitate student-faculty […]

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Campus Center awarded Silver LEED Certification

From a rooftop garden that helps reduce energy demand for cooling to seating made from recycled seatbelts, the university’s Campus Center was designed to be energy efficient and environmentally friendly. Last May the three-story, 40,000-square foot facility became the first building within the City of La Verne to attain Silver LEED Certification from the U.S. […]

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SUSTAINABILITY

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The University of La Verne has become the second seat of higher education in California to join the Billion Dollar Green Challenge — for no other reason than it’s the right thing to do.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

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Brent Baier, recruiting coordinator and quarterbacks coach of the University of La Verne football team, got his lengthly locks buzzed at Roots Salon by Amanda Clarke (owner), Heather Repp and Aggie Paronelli, as part of a charity event to donate hair to an organization that makes hair prostheses for children.

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Campus Compact Impact

College and university presidents and Campus Compact state coordinators from around the country unite to discuss community partnerships as well as college access and readiness.

Game to Learn

Visitors Gain Knowledge, Experience in Executive Management Certificate Program

Constructive First Year for La Verne Law Dean Gilbert Holmes

When making a point, Gilbert Holmes always leads with his strong suit. Few spend any real time with Holmes, dean of the University of La Verne College of Law, without hearing one of his stories. Wh...

Visiting international business students gather for World Cup party

More than 150 of 300 cultural exchange students from South America, participating in the University of La Verne's Executive Management Certificate Program, attended a World Cup Party hosted by the uni...

Summer 2014 VOICE

Success Oriented La Verne athletes balance their studies, practice, competition and personal lives with impressive results. The Secret to Her Success After receiving a chilling career ultimatum, Zo...

REACHing Their Full Potential

Three-week summer business camp provides underserved high school students with the college experience and exposure to entrepreneurship.

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