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University of La Verne receives $2.3 million gift to launch nursing program

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin | May 27, 2022

With the help of a $2.3 million gift, the University of La Verne hopes to bridge gaps in the deepening shortage of workers and inequities in the healthcare system. Read More »

ULV to host Irish folk music show

Claremont Courier | May 19, 2022

On Saturday, June 4 The University of La Verne hosts “Tommy and the Brothers,” a new show about Irish folk music titans the Clancy Brothers’ and Tommy Makem’s rise to worldwide fame in Greenwich Village at the vanguard of the American folk revival of the 1960s. The show takes place at 7:30 p.m. at Morgan Auditorium, 1950 3rd St., La Verne. Presale tickets are $30 or $35 at the door. Read More »

Event honors Inland Empire entrepreneurs and innovators

KVCR | May 13, 2022

The Inland Empire Innovation Ecosystem group hosted an awards ceremony featuring University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman that honored local entrepreneurs and innovators. Read More »

Open 34th Assembly District seat draws 2 Republican incumbents, 4 challengers

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin | May 12, 2022

The contest for the open seat in the 34th Assembly District presents an unusual situation, according to Marcia Godwin, a professor of public administration at the University of La Verne. Read More »

University of La Verne to take Marymount California University transfers, match scholarships

Daily Breeze | May 09, 2022

The 500 students who are studying for their undergraduate and masters educations at Marymount California University in Rancho Palos Verdes are looking for another place to finish their degrees once the private college closes for good this fall. The University of La Verne is stepping in to help. Read More »

Racist jokes cemented police culture that ignited L.A. uprising

Washington Post | April 29, 2022

On the 30 year anniversary of the 1992 uprising in Los Angeles, Assistant Professor of Sociology Raul Perez reflects in the The Washington Post upon how racist jokes contributed to a police culture in which officers dehumanized members of the communities they served. Read More »

How Minority Parties (Might) Compete in One-Party States

Rasmussen Reports | April 28, 2022

Rasmussen Reports cited Professor of Public Administration Marcia Godwin in a commentary on how to break the grip of political power in states dominated by a single political party. Read More »

How a Bay Area strike against Coors 50 years ago inspired activists to take on Amazon

San Francisco Chronicle | April 24, 2022

Allyson Brantley, assistant professor of history, writes in the San Francisco Chronicle about how activists working to organize Amazon workers are taking lessons from a boycott against the Coors Brewing Co. in the 1970s. Read More »

How do Inland universities stack up against national institutions?

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin | April 13, 2022

In the latest education poll, UC Riverside and the University of La Verne checked in at Nos. 83 and 136, respectively, among the best national universities, or schools offering a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master’s and doctoral programs, according to the rankings. Read More »

Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs) in the U.S.

Degree Choices | April 12, 2022

HSIs can cite many achievements in their 26-year history. They are a major contributor to upward economic mobility for Latinos. In fact, 9 of the top 10 colleges and universities ranked by the Social Mobility Index (SMI) in 2020 were HSIs. The SMI measures the extent to which an academic institution educates economically disadvantaged students. Arturo Gomez Molina is a marketing and communications coordinator at Keck Graduate Institute in the Los Angeles Metropolitan area. He completed his bachelor’s degree at University of La Verne, an HSI in Southern California. Read More »