La Sierra University News

Riverside awards La Sierra’s Thomas for innovation

John Thomas, dean of La Sierra University’s Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business defines innovation as thinking outside of the box, of seeing things that others miss. It is a mindset he strives to instill in students.

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Figure skating biz student spins success from discipline

Competitors in the recent XXII Winter Olympics know very well the high degree of self-discipline, sacrifice and support from others that is required to achieve one’s goals.

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It is with sadness that the La Sierra University community received the news of the passing of one of its beloved alums, Dr. Frank Jobe.

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University’s student leaders seek aid for Syrian refugees

La Sierra University students Caitlin Cuenca and Andrew Pedersen had witnessed extreme poverty and disease during aid missions to other countries. But nothing prepared them for the ravages of war they encountered during their December visit with Syrian refugees in Jordan.

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Rock gecko faces down Singapore cement company

A two-inch-long rock gecko, darkly mottled in browns, greens and yellows crawled peacefully along limestone cliffs in the jungles of Malaysia last summer, unaware that its home was in serious jeopardy.

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Wind Ensemble to perform unique “Anniversaries” concert

A work with recorded soundscape, an anime video composition and a piece recognizing a famed Trans-Antarctic expedition – the La Sierra University Wind Ensemble will offer these and other unique musical experiences in a performance this Saturday evening.

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As with most entrepreneurial concepts, Dan Harvey Lee’s new product idea took root when he discovered an unfilled need in the marketplace.

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La Sierra violin prof launches OC studio

International violinist and professor Jason Uyeyama has launched a teaching studio in nearby Orange County, with the purpose of mentoring and nurturing emerging musical talent.

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Poet Laureate Herrera to deliver Distinguished Lecture

When award-winning author and poet Juan Felipe Herrera began researching his book on courageous Hispanic Americans, he was mystified by the lack of available resources.

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Scholar to present new take on forgiveness in Book of Romans

A United Methodist minister and renowned New Testament scholar will deliver an annual address at La Sierra University this month and present a different view on the issue of forgiveness in the Book of Romans as it is commonly understood.

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An Egyptian artist whose clients have included the United Nations, The Franklin Mint, and The Bradford Exchange will exhibit his first U.S. show in Riverside this month.

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From a statistical point of view, it was highly improbable that an in-depth, comprehensive study on Seventh-day Adventist education would transpire, much less lead to a PBS documentary on the matter.

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A long-standing La Sierra University excavation in Jordan under threat of development stands a chance of survival following a pivotal discussion last week at Amman’s Jordan Museum.

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'What do you think?'

Seeking Your Viewpoints on Adventist Education

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Chicago law prof to talk religion at La Sierra

University of Chicago law professor Brian Leiter will address several intriguing issues tied to the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment during his lecture at La Sierra University next month.

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  • Last update on  August 04, 2015