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Professor promotes creativity in math

Emily Cilli-Turner, assistant professor of mathematics, emphasized the importance of creativity in the math field, and she shared information on her project to improve creativity in calculus classes in a lecture titled “Calculus Students’ Perceptions of Creativity in Mathematics” at noon Tuesday in the Quay Davis Board Room.

Faculty lecture looks at math’s many applications

Associate Professor of Mathematics Yousef Daneshbod discussed mathematics and computing machines before about 20 University community members who attended his lecture Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room and remotely via WebEx Tuesday.

La Verne could make SAT optional

This week the Faculty Senate voted to support a test-optional admission policy, under which students applying to the University would no longer be required to submit their SAT or ACT scores with their applications.

Coles is hopeful for Africa’s future

Julius Coles, former president of Africare, discussed the economic and social problems Africa has faced, as well as how the continent has improved in recent years, during his talk on Sept. 20 in the Howell Board Room.

Panel revisits democracy, Mideast

A panel of La Verne professors discussed the idea of achieving peace in the Middle East in the Hot Spots lecture “Demo­cracy in the Middle East: Hopes and Challenges,” last week.

Panel looks at Middle East issues

A faculty panel discussed the past, present and future of Lebanon, Syria and other Middle Eastern countries currently dealing with corruption and revolt.

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