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Dr. Felicia Beardsley left an impact at the University

Friends, family, and faculty members gathered together to celebrate the life of Dr. Felicia Beardsley on Monday for a sage ceremony and a service in Morgan Auditorium.

Felicia Beardsley leaves archaeological legacy

Dr. Felicia Beardsley, professor of anthropology and director of the Cultural and Natural History Collections at the University of La Verne, died unexpectedly Feb. 28.

Identity and setting highlighted in author’s lecture

Bryan Washington, author of “Lot” and “Memorial” and assistant professor of creative writing at Rice University, spoke about setting and how identity fits into writing stories during his Frederick Douglass Human Rights Lecture on Feb. 23 in the Morgan Auditorium. 

Eclectic exhibit considers climate, politics

Pictures of Joshua Tree landscapes, natural births and a makeup tutorial video on how to disrupt facial recognition cameras were among the images filling the narrow hallway that is the Irene Carlson Gallery, on view until Oct. 14. 

Mathews shares her stories as first-generation student

The University’s First Generation and Peer Mentoring program hosted “Our Stories” featuring Shannon Mathews, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who shared her personal journey Tuesday in the Hanawalt House courtyard before about 20 community members.

Author describes the challenges of being an Indian writer

Mira Jacob, novelist and author of “Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations,” spoke about generational divides and race on Wednesday at the One Book, One University lecture over Zoom.

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