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Scientist speaks up for the Amazon

Environmental issues have become a major concern worldwide and professors at the University of La Verne addressed why carbon dioxide, land use change, and global warming are important, in a series of lectures throughout the week of Nov 17.

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Rhea, a border collie, is certified as part of the human remains detection search team and is attached to the California Office of Emergency Services. Thursday afternoon Adela Morris, founder of the Institute for Canine Forensics, brought her canine in for a demonstration. / photo by Emmah Obradovich

Canines show crime scene skills

Volunteers hid bones and hair as the room went silent. On command, Rhea, a 2-year-old border collie, went to work pacing and sniffing the room for clues. For Rhea, finding the bone meant a reward from her trainer. But Rhea’s work is much more than the clever trick of a well-trained dog.

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David & Margaret Home Volunteer Services Coordinator Anita Lantz (center) has been working at the home for 15 years as a counselor, supervising senior counselor and case manager. San Dimas based decorator Terri Wilcox (right) is the owner of Amazing Space, an interior design firm. Wilcox, specializing in one-day room makeovers, will coordinate the effort to redecorate the rooms at the home for the expected increase in tenants. / photo by Kourtney Brumfield

Youth intervention agency expands local services

In response to the needs of the community, the David & Margaret Home, which offer programs of intervention and therapeutic assistance to abused, neglected and behaviorally challenged youth and their families, recently initiated additional services including school-based counseling at the Claremont Unified School District, family preservation services in Pomona schools and community services through the […]

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Science wins $500k

The University of La Verne’s Science division received a grant of $500,000 from the W.M. Keck Foundation for its new nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, which cost the University $475,000.

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