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La Verne reflects on its artful past

University of La Verne staff and faculty introduced “An Artful Reframing,” a collaborative effort to reflect on the University's history and shine a light on previously underrepresented voices, before about 25 community members in the Campus Center Ballroom Monday, with 19 more who joined via Zoom. 

University marks national HSI week

To kick off National Hispanic Serving Institution, or HSI, week, the University held a forum on Monday in the Ludwick Center Sacred Space with roughly 30 attendees. National Hispanic Serving Institution week is new, and the University is celebrating for the first year to recognize the Latino student body. 

Pérez considers pervasiveness of racist humor

Raul Perez, author and assistant professor of sociology, discussed his new book “The Souls of White Jokes,” during his lecture at noon Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room. 

Brantley’s new book considers consumer activism of late 20th century

Allyson Brantley, assistant professor of history, discussed the boycotts against the Coors Brewing Company in the 1970s, at a virtual book launch for her new book, “Brewing a Boycott: How a Grassroots Coalition Fought Coors & Remade American Consumer Activism.” 

New department will champion social justice

A group of University of La Verne faculty members from multiple departments have pushed for the expansion of current social justice courses and the creation of a social justice and solidarity studies department on campus.

La Verne faculty weigh in on presidential primary

Paul Steinberg, associate professor of political science and environmental policy at Harvey Mudd College, discussed two business models he developed over the course of his career that can help students increase the societal impact of their ideas Wednesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room.

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