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.
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A faculty panel discussed the past, present and future of Lebanon, Syria and other Middle Eastern countries currently dealing with corruption and revolt.
The West Gallery in the Campus Center opened its new gallery series, “A Man in the Garden,” with a reception Tuesday. The series is by Iranian artist Zohreh Moysaybei and Dion Johnson, gallery curator, picked three of the 10 paintings from the series.
On Monday Yousef Daneshbod’s lecture, titled “The Geometry of Undamped Harmonic Oscillators,” addressed the mathematics of droplets and their practical uses.
What once appeared as inexplicable phenomena – such as how snowflakes are formed or why stars form certain patterns in the sky – will be explained through math and physics now that the University of La Verne has been awarded a $250,000 grant to fund a Complex Dynamical Systems Laboratory.
Campus and community news for the week of Oct. 15, 2010.
The Latino Student Forum and the Ping Pong Club hosted two ping pong tournaments in the Campus Center.
The University of La Verne has received a nearly $900,000 National Science Foundation Grant for scholarships and internships. The money will be distributed by the La Verne Noyce Teacher Scholars Program, which provides up to $15,000 a year for students who are interested in teaching biology, mathematics, chemistry and physics.