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La Verne Debate Team Takes on Yale at Politicon

Teams up with UCLA, Pepperdine Debating Citizenship and Universal Basic Income The University of La Verne’s championship debate team competed at the national event known as Politicon, a self-described “Unconventional Political Convention” over June 25 and 26 at the Pasadena Convention Center. Politicon featured political figures and pundits including Sarah Palin, James Carville, Glenn Beck, Darrell […]

Enactus Wins Jack Shewmaker Award at National Expo

A short documentary chronicling life-changing projects by Enactus students earned the team a Jack Shewmaker Enactus Spirit Award at the Enactus’ U.S. National Exposition on May 17.

American Bar Association Grants Full Accreditation to College of Law

Click here to register for the ABA Celebrations The University of La Verne College of Law on March 14 received full accreditation from the American Bar Association, an accomplishment gained through the implementation of innovative programs that have increased accessibility, enrollment and success for its students. This ABA action raises the College of Law from its […]

University of La Verne Announces Student Film Festival

Despite being 35 miles or so east from Hollywood – students at the University of La Verne are producing award winning films. Their talented works are earning awards and creating talk within the industry, proving La Verne is an institution on the cinematic rise. “We have steadily won prestigious regional and national awards for our students’ films. […]

New Carlson Gallery to Focus on Central Valley Drought

Photo credit: Michael Robinson Chávez Los Angeles Times Photographer Michael Robinson Chávez plans to present images of arid agricultural land, struggling farmers and shattered dreams in a Pulitzer Prize-winning series about the effects of severe drought in the San Joaquin Valley. The new Irene Carlson Gallery exhibit “The Driest Seasons: California’s Dust Bowl” is set […]

Hundreds Graduate in Winter Commencement Ceremonies

More than 900 University of La Verne students transformed from students to alumni following 2016 Winter Commencement ceremonies at the university’s Sports Science & Athletics Pavilion on Jan. 30. Of the 906 students cleared to graduate, 632 participated in ceremonies for the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Management and the […]

La Verne’s Online Undergraduate Programs Top Rated for 3rd Straight Year

The University of La Verne provides the best online undergraduate programs in California, a distinction held by the institution three consecutive years through U.S. News & World Report. The online ranking organization released its 2016 national ranking of Online Education in January, recognizing La Verne as having the 24th best online bachelor’s degree programs in the nation […]

Sundays at the Morgan

Some of the finest in local, national and international musical artistry make their way to the Ann & Steve Morgan Auditorium on a Sunday each month for an afternoon of exquisite musical performance. A tradition that showcases the richness of diverse musical genres, Sundays at the Morgan invites the University of La Verne community and its […]

La Verne Presents Innovative STEM Teaching Approaches at National Conference

Africa’s Southern white rhinoceros caught Kimberly Pineda’s attention during her quest for a research topic that she would commit to studying throughout a semester. Beyond learning about the rhino’s plight to survive in the wild and methods to boost reproduction, Pineda said she also gained knowledge that will help her far beyond college. “What this […]

Football Team’s SCIAC Championship Highlight of Successful Fall Sports Season

The University of La Verne Leopards enjoyed their most successful football season in two decades this fall. On Saturday, November 21, the team travelled to Minnesota to face the University of St. Thomas, seeking to secure the program’s first-ever NCAA Division III playoff victory. While the Leopards dropped a 57-14 decision to the fourth-seeded Tommies, it […]