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Biology team travels Baja California

During the month of January, a team of eight student biologists embarked on an adventurous and unpredictable trip across the Baja Peninsula. The purpose of the excursion was to study everything from geology to the flora and fauna of the area. The team was lead by Dr. Jay Jones, professor of biology and biochemistry. This would be Dr. Jones's first Baja trip in eight years.

Biology receives $1.5 million endowed chair

The Fletcher Jones Foundation, a California nonprofit benefit corporation, has granted the proposal of the Biology Department for $1.5 million "to endow and establish the Fletcher Jones Chair in Biology at the University of La Verne."

New professors educate, bring experience

University of La Verne's biology and history departments have each acquired a new professor this year.

Letters to the Editor

The Campus Times photo and journalism staffs did an excellent job in covering our pond cleanup effort.

Students volunteer for ecological clean-up

Dr. Dan Merritt, professor of zoology, has been taking groups of students to a pond located at the Mary Vagle Nature Center in Fontana since September 1995 to clean it up and ensure its biological balance.

Montana trip planned for biology research

Dr. Robert T. Neher, chair of the natural science division and professor of biology, is organizing a trip to Drummond, Mont., to make major improvements on the University of La Verne Bearmouth Field Research Complex for six weeks this summer. Some faculty members are arranging to go with Dr. Neher, although the plans are not definite.

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