Associate Professor of Biology Heidy Contreras discussed “Science Without Borders,” Feb. 11 in the Howell Board Room.
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On Thursday more than 20 students with blue tape covering their mouths gathered outside of President Devorah Lieberman’s office in Founders Hall, demanding a list of changes to address the University’s treatment of minority groups on campus.
We, the undersigned, join the Faculty Diversity Committee, and call upon President Lieberman and the University administration to stand with other colleges and universities and make our campus a sanctuary for DACA and undocumented immigrants, their families and related community members who may soon be facing deportation.
The Society of Advancement of Chicanos and Hispanics in Science rounded off the end of Physiology Understanding week, PhUn, by teaching students at the Seedling School in Claremont different functions of the body and basic science Friday.
Many University of La Verne biology department faculty members attended the “Essence of Pictures: Photography as a Collective Microtome” photo exhibit reception as photographers presented their personal works on nature in the Carlson Gallery Feb. 26.
Twelve students from the University of La Verne presented their own research at the Experimental Biology Conference April 26-30.
Heidy Contreras, who teaches freshman Biology 101 courses, became assistant professor of biology in January.
University of La Verne freshmen biology students visited De Anza Middle School in Ontario to teach seventh- and eighth-graders about the different body systems and how they respond to different physical activity on Monday.
Kevin Middleton, associate professor of biology at Cal State San Bernardino, presented three research topics to explain the working physiology of animals.