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‘Ort’ Update

ULV legend Roland “Ort” Ortmayer is still in hospice care in Hillcrest Homes Woods Health Services. More information about this extraordinary man’s history can be found on the Campus Times Web site.

Faculty Lecture Features Cook

The Faculty Research Lecture Series will feature Bill Cook, professor of English, Tuesday, at noon, in the President’s Dining Room. Cook’s presentation is titled, “Blinded by Belief: Faith vs. Freedom.”

Following, Sept. 30, Felicia Beardsley, associate professor of anthropology will present, “Radiocarbon Dates for the Prehistoric Site Finol Tokosra, Kosrae, Micronesia.” Oct. 7, Aghop Der-Karabetian, Jeanne Flora, Marga Madhuri and Yingxia Cao present their research, “Mission Assessment of La Verne Senior Projects, Master’s Papers and Dissertations.”


A ULV symposium, “Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream” will be held Sunday from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Landis Academic Center Room 101A. The seminar will include topics regarding sustainability, social justice and spirituality. For more information, contact Christina Massen­gale at ext. 4682 or visit

—Erin Konrad

Erin Konrad
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