David Finkel spent several months in Baghdad covering the Iraq War, and even longer following some of the soldiers as they returned home and struggled with re-entry into civilian life after the trauma they experienced in combat.
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Campus and community arts events for the week of Oct. 5, 2018.
Junior art and art history major Damairis Lao, an interfaith fellow at the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, speaks Tuesday in the interfaith chapel.
Alexander Betts, director of the Refugee Studies Centre, highlighted the approximately 5 million Syrian refugees that have been forcefully displaced within their own country’s borders Wednesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. Betts, a professor at Green-Templeton College at the University of Oxford, was the speaker for the annual Benazir Bhutto and Ahmed Ispahani International Lectureship.
Marcus Eriksen, co-founder of 5 Gyres Institute, sailed from Long Beach to Hawaii on a raft kept afloat with plastic bottles to raise awareness about plastic pollution in marine environments. Eriksen shared his story, the organization’s discoveries about plastic pollution, and its effect on marine life with an audience of 40 people Friday in LaFetra […]
More than 250 La Verne community members gathered for a talk by human rights activist Dolores Huerta and a screening of the documentary film “Dolores” about her life, March 29 in Morgan Auditorium.
Campus events for the week of March 30, 2018.
Campus and community events for the week of Feb. 23, 2018.
University of La Verne students and faculty gathered for a Black Lives Matter discussion Monday in the President’s Dining Room to examine how the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2012 illustrates prominent racial issues in America.
Activist Jonathon Paul Higgins gave a presentation on the inclusivity, acknowledgment and ‘erasure’ of queer people of color in the Campus Center Ballroom Tuesday.