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Assistant Professor of Public Administration Soomi Lee demonstrates a graph during her faculty lecture in the President’s Dining Room Monday. Lee’s research focuses on the effect of the supermajority vote requirement for tax increases in California. She earned her doctorate in economics and political science from Claremont Graduate University in 2011. Lee teaches quantitative research methods, data analysis and microeconomics analysis for public policy. / photo by Megan Peralez

Supermajority affects property tax

Assistant Professor of Public Administration Soomi Lee discussed the effects of supermajority vote requirements on taxes during her lecture “The Effect of Supermajority Vote Requirements for Tax Increase in California: A Synthetic Control Method Approach” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.

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Matthew Witt, professor of public administration, discusses the book “Rise of the Warrior Cop” during the third discussion of the series “Ferguson: A Call for Understanding and Action” at the College of Law Oct. 16. Also included in the panel was Stanley Skipworth, senior director of campus safety and transportation, who discussed the rise of violence in police culture. / photo by Mariela Patron

Race relations discussed in Ferguson context

Faculty and staff members of the University of La Verne discussed the effects a militarized mindset have on the police at a panel titled “The Social Context in Which Law Enforcement Operates: Militarization of Police and Race Relations in Law Enforcement Encounters,” the third part of the five-part series “Ferguson: A Call for Understanding and […]

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Associate Professor of Kinesiology Brian Clocksin speaks to students and faculty about his work empowering adolescents, during his lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Clocksin, with students in his FLEX class, conducted research at Roynon Elementary School, which involved teaching children how to play and interact in a group setting. / photo by Megan Peralez

Exercise improves kids’ behavior

Brian Clocksin, associate professor of kinesiology and chairman of the kinesiology department, talked about his research that links physical activity to self-efficacy in his lecture, “ClubLeo: Empowering Adolescent Responsibility (CLEAR),” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.

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