Peer mentoring is one way the University of La Verne offers help to students, said Sarah Dunn, professor of kinesiology, about her recent study on stress that both the tutor and tutee undergo during a peer mentoring session.
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Associate professor of public administration Soomi Lee spoke to an audience of nearly 30 people about the historical context and public attitudes towards universal basic income in the President’s Dining Room Nov. 20.
Giacomo Laffranchini, assistant professor of management, said that owners of family-owned businesses don’t always do what is best for the company, but what is best for themselves.
Gitty Amini, associate professor of political science, presented her research on nuclear tensions between the United States, North Korea and Iran.
Dr. Marlin Heckman, former head librarian and professor emeritus at the University, died of a heart attack after swimming on Sept. 22. He was 79.
Six people gathered last Friday to watch “The Last Guardians,” hosted by the Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society, which showed how indigenous people in Ecuador were negatively affected by oil companies.
Professor Emeritus Thomas Harvey promoted the merits of adversity during his last lecture Tuesday as a part of the La Verne Academy faculty lecture series.
Jay Jones, professor of biology and biochemistry, told roughly 25 people to reconnect with nature, reinvest in quality education and reduce the excessive use of palm oil Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.
Al Clark, professor of humanities, participates in Denim Day by wearing a boot leg cut jean instead of his traditional business slacks Wednesday.
An Tran, assistant professor of marketing, lectured on how consumers overspend on goods related to budgeting categories Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.