New students, athletes, faculty and staff were on hand to celebrate “The Art Of Unlearning” during the University’s Convocation Ceremony Aug. 30.
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Professor of Art Ruth Trotter answered students’ and faculty’s questions about her abstract art during the opening reception of her exhibit noon Wednesday in the West Gallery.
Associate Professor of Biology and Director of La Verne Experience Kat Weaver, the Office of Sponsored Research and a team of faculty members received a Title III – Hispanic Serving Institution grant of $6 million from the Department of Education to help Latino students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematic fields.
Associate Professor of Physics David Chappell and Physics Laboratory Manager B.J. Haddad set up two solar telescopes outside of Founders Hall Monday to observe the progress of Mercury passing over the sun.
Jack Meek, professor of public administration, discussed the issues of complex systems in cities and analyzed his recent research on the topic in the faculty lecture “Metropolitan Systems and Networks as Complex Adaptive Systems” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
Associate Professor of Physics David Chappell explains entropy in the form of a tree chart at a joint faculty lecture with Provost Greg Dewey about entropy Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
Students and faculty gathered in the President’s Dining Room Monday as associate professor of public administration Marcia Godwin presented her talk on redevelopment in California as part of the faculty lecture series.
What once appeared as inexplicable phenomena – such as how snowflakes are formed or why stars form certain patterns in the sky – will be explained through math and physics now that the University of La Verne has been awarded a $250,000 grant to fund a Complex Dynamical Systems Laboratory.
Jason Neidleman, associate professor of political science, is writing a book about Jean Jacques Rosseau that he claims will be the first text in English about the philosopher “as a theorist of truth.”
The University of La Verne’s Faculty Research and Professional Activity Day will be 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m Oct. 13, in the library and Harris Art Gallery.