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Spring 2023

Henry Halpern: A Collection of Jewish Life

Learn about the conservation efforts taking place from the Cultural and Natural History Collections on a historical donation of folk-art sculptures from the Malgert Halpern and Irving Cohen family that depict Jewish life and culture in pre-World War II Ukraine and the United States.

Al Clark

In Conversation with Al Clark

Al Clark, PhD, is a professor of humanities at the University of La Verne and the driving force behind the university’s Oral History Collection.

Spring 2023 Bookshelf

Find your next favorite book today by discovering what our faculty experts have published in our newest digital exclusive, The Bookshelf.

Hana Alarifi

An Eye Toward the Future

Driven by a discovery about her son, alumna Hana Saad Alarifi develops cutting-edge tools to help diagnose autism in children.

La Verne College Goes to War

La Verne College Goes to War

Students responded to the effects of World War II with resiliency, and the global conflict created a commitment to educating veterans within the university community that continues to today.

Victor Hernandez

Bearing Fruit

Alumnus Victor M. Hernandez creates greater equity and opportunity for farmers from underserved communities throughout the state of California.

Alberto Roman

The Great Equalizer

Alumnus Alberto Roman navigates the challenges of leading the largest community college in the state with lessons from his degrees in public administration.

Morgan Sandler

In Focus

Students in the digital media program leverage their talents to help nonprofits in need of professional—and compelling—videography work.

Bob Miller

Petal to the Mettle

As president of the Tournament of Roses Association, alumnus Bob Miller kept some of Southern California's most beloved traditions afloat through two tumultuous years.

In Pursuit of Well-Being

In Pursuit of Well-Being

From philosophers to cartoonists, humankind has long attempted to define well-being. Within the university community, the concept is brought to life through varied and vibrant lenses.

College of Law clinics

Justice for All

Two hands-on legal clinics in University of La Verne’s College of Law provide students with real-world experience helping disenfranchised clients and critical lessons in self-care.

Brian Clocksin

In Conversation with Brian Clocksin

Brian Clocksin, PhD, is the vice provost for strategic initiatives for the University of La Verne. He leads the academic planning for the new College of Health and Community Well-Being—the transformational initiative of the university’s 2025 Strategic Plan—which launches this summer.

Loren Dyck

Finding His Strengths

Professor Loren Dyck pursues well-being through his passions as an award-winning bodybuilder, researcher, and all-around academician.

Spring 2022 Bookshelf

Find your next favorite book today by discovering what our faculty experts have published in our newest digital exclusive, The Bookshelf.

Margarita Gomez-Nadin and Andre Bossieux

Well-Being Champions

Two alumni use their personal strengths and experiences to uniquely benefit the well-being of others.

President Devorah Lieberman with Randall Lewis

New Center to Focus on Entrepreneurs

The University of La Verne celebrates another major gift from prominent real estate executive and enthusiastic donor Randall Lewis: $2 million to establish the Randall Lewis Center for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Social Impact.

Fonda Whitehead

Three Leos Innovate in Response to Pandemic

Three University of La Verne alumni—from law, education, and public administration—share how they harnessed what they learned in the classroom to meet pandemic-related challenges, with surprisingly positive outcomes.

Student Innovations Become Cash for Charities

Faculty and students from the College of Business and Public Management’s Integrated Business Program found innovative ways to teach and to sell their products during the pandemic. Each group’s profits directly benefitted communities affected by the pandemic, including restaurant workers, students, and families of all backgrounds.

Distant but Determined

Distant but Determined

The Leopard Athletics community kept connected and motivated during the suspended spring athletic season through at-home workouts, social media motivational videos, virtual team check-ins, and more.