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Information technology can facilitate productivity

Fengmei Gong, associate professor of operations and information technology, spoke on the value of investing in information technology to an audience of 30 students and faculty on Tuesday over WebEx as part of the weekly faculty lecture series.

Business students give La Verne restaurants an online boost

As local restaurants continue to suffer through the COVID-19 pandemic, students in the College of Business and Public Management have decided to take action with a campaign called Eat La Verne, which is meant to bring more business to struggling local restaurants.

Marge was devoted to University

Guy Marge, chairman of the advisory board for the college of business and public managements, died in February in Upland of pneumonia and pancreatic cancer. He was 77.

McElwee leaves legacy of dedication

Family, friends and colleagues of the late John “Jack” McElwee, professor of business administration emeritus, gathered for a public celebration of life on Feb. 4 in the Ludwick Center’s Sacred Space.

Chehab explores banks’ role in financial crisis

Adham Chehab, professor of finance, presented the findings of his research regarding U.S. banks and their role in the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008 at a faculty lecture on Tuesday in the Executive Dining Room. 

Bribery common in Eastern Europe

Associate Professor of Management Omid Furutan discussed the inevitability of bribery, and how it differs from extortion before 15 students and faculty members Tuesday in the Executive Dining Room.

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