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Werner reflects on teaching career

English professor David Werner spoke about the real function of the prison system, humility and the hero journey in his final faculty lecture “I Have a Map to a Treasure” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.

La Verne mourns loss of Dr. Dorena Wright

Folk music, poetry and a traditional ringing of bells filled Morgan Auditorium Jan. 31, during the memorial service for Dr. Dorena Wright, a professor of English with the University of La Verne for more than 25 years. Dr. Wright died in December at Pomona Valley Hospital. She was 76.

Exercise improves kids’ behavior

Brian Clocksin, associate professor of kinesiology and chairman of the kinesiology department, talked about his research that links physical activity to self-efficacy in his lecture, “ClubLeo: Empowering Adolescent Responsibility (CLEAR),” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.

Professor remembered for humor

Katharine Bail Hoskins, former chairwoman of the Uni­versity of La Verne’s English department, died Aug. 1 at the Mt. San Antonio Garden Com­munity Home in Claremont. She was 90.

Rodriguez shares photography of gang life

Photojournalist Joseph Rodriguez spoke Tuesday in the Morgan Auditorium about photographs he took for “East Side Stories,” a book about gang life in Los Angeles.

Werner discusses the education of inmates

David Werner, associate professor of English, said he learned everything he knows about teaching from prison. He elaborated on this in his lecture titled “Lessons from Prison” which focused on why inmates should be educated – so they won’t return to prison after they are released.

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