Rev. Susan Boyer, senior pastor of the La Verne Church of the Brethren, lectured about the connection the La Verne Church of the Brethren has with the group of Nigerian girls who were kidnapped in April by Boko Haram, a militant Islamist group.
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Laughter and “here, here’s” filled LaFetra Auditorium yesterday as students watched their professors debate whether human rights are a luxury only developed countries can afford.
Head softball coach Julie Smith and Paul Alvarez, director of the Athletic Training Education Program, spoke at the International Studies Institute’s Hot Spots lecture Thursday about the affect of politics upon international sports.
The University of La Verne hosted its sixth annual Benazir Bhutto and Ahmed Ispahani International Lectureship with guest speaker, German Parliament member, Marina Schuster in the Campus Center Ballroom on Wednesday.
Gitty Amini, assistant professor of political science, will replace Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, as director of the International Studies Institute starting in September.
The Hot Spots series continued Thursday as the University of La Verne debate team took on the issue of whether amnesty should be given to immigrants who live in the United States and have not passed the citizenship exam.
The International Studies Institute at the University of La Verne has voted on this year’s theme: immigration. Every year, the University has a new theme focusing on a global issue or concern that either affects people, forces them to think about their opinions or inspires them to help.
The University of La Verne welcomed Sen. George McGovern to speak on campus in a variety of lectures. The focal point of his visit was his lecture on Thursday titled “Ending Hunger in Our Time.”
Guest speaker David Hollinger presented a lecture, “Religious vs. Secular Liberals: Finding Common Ground Against the Religious Right,” Oct. 19 in La Fetra Auditorium.