Tag: cultural and natural history collections

John Echeveste brings cultural awareness to PR

The University of La Verne’s Cultural and Natural History Collections hosted speaker John Echeveste, co-founder of VPE Communications and former CEO of La Plaza De Cultura Y Artist, recently. 

La Verne reflects on its artful past

University of La Verne staff and faculty introduced “An Artful Reframing,” a collaborative effort to reflect on the University's history and shine a light on previously underrepresented voices, before about 25 community members in the Campus Center Ballroom Monday, with 19 more who joined via Zoom. 

Stone tools provide historical insight

Anne Collier, curator for the University’s Cultural and Natural History Collections, delivered a presentation titled “Mapping a Cultural Geography from the Archaeological Stone Tool Collections in the Cultural & Natural History Collections,” Tuesday before University community members in the Quay Davis Executive Boardroom and on Zoom.

Exhibit looks back at education 100 years ago

In honor of the Los Angeles County Fair’s theme this year, “Back to our Roots,” the University of La Verne's Cultural and Natural History Collections dug around their assortment of items and brought out objects from the 1800’s and into the fair’s Little Red School House.

Tibetan culture survives through education

The University of La Verne’s Cultural and Natural History collections welcomed Nawang B. Phuntsog, professor of education at California State University, Fullerton, as its fourth Influential Voices speaker at noon on Wednesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room. 

Dynamic Jewish life sculptures donated to the University of La Verne

The Cultural and Natural History Collections of the University of La Verne received a glimpse of Jewish life and culture pre-World War II through 14 folk-art sculptures, donated by the Malgert Halpern and Irving Cohen family. 

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