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Faculty Lecture Series

The Faculty Lecture Series will continue at noon on Monday in the President’s Dining Room with Marilyn Oliver’s “A Sabbatical Saga: Frustrating, Formative, Ful­filling (and Dartfish Thrown in for Fun).”

On Oct. 25, Sean Bernard will present “Gold into Straw: Basque Immigrant Research Spun into Fiction.”

On Nov. 1, Yousef Daneshbod will present, “The Geometry of Undamped Har­monic Oscillators” and on Nov. 8, Gitty Amini will present “Globalization and National Security.”

All La Verne students, faculty and community are invited to come and enjoy their lunch. The Faculty Research Committee and the La Verne Academy sponsor the lecture series.

Master’s Academy

The Master’s Academy is a six-week college preparatory academic enrichment program that is aimed at eighth grade to eleventh grade college-bound students. For more information or to apply, please contact Sharon Cruz-McKinney at 800-876-4858 or

Information Session

Learn how you can earn your accelerated bachelor’s or graduate degree at the main campus or at one of La Verne’s regional campuses through attending evening and weekend classes. Visit for more information and to RSVP for a session.

Faculty Research Day

Faculty Research Day will be held from 11:10 a.m. to 12:40 a.m. on Nov. 11 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Faculty and students are encouraged to participate. Faculty in the fine arts, creative writing, film and other artistic disciplines will be showing their latest creations. A luncheon buffet will be served.

If you are interested, please send the title of your work(s) to Al Clark for inclusion in the Research and Creative Activity Day brochure. A description of the submitted work is appreciated and will be included as well. For more information, feel free to contact Al Clark at 909-593-3511, ext. 4240 or

—Kristen Campbell

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