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Considering obesity’s health effects

Jerome Garcia, professor of biology, discussed his studies of the mitochondria’s ability to enhance respiratory capacity and its role in obesity Tuesday in the Executive Dining Room.

Donor gives major boost to $7 million wellness research center project

The Randell Lewis Center for Wellness and Research is expected to open in fall 2019 at the University of La Verne campus; this $7 million project will be dedicated to research, wellness and healthy lifestyles for students, faculty and community members.

$6 million grant will boost STEM

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.

Latino higher education access emphasized

The Latino Education Access and Development conference welcomed educators, parents and middle school to college students to learn about higher education Saturday.

LEAD conference motivates students

Keynote speaker Juan Gonzalez encouraged first generation students to get a college education at the fourth annual Latino Education Access and Development Conference Saturday in the Sports Science and Athletics Pavilion.

Research connects campus community

University of La Verne students and faculty showcased their creative and scholarly work May 8 in the Campus Center Ballrooms for Faculty Research Day.

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