CLU in the News Archive

July 2008

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Thursday
July 24, 2008
Kingsmen streamlines 'Henry IV'
It's two for the price of one at the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival as a cast of seasoned players and budding talent tackles the Bard's "Henry IV," parts one and two, in one sitting .
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
July 23, 2008
CLU behind gathering of Huxley academics
The work and legacy of acclaimed English writer, thinker and social observer Aldous Huxley will be celebrated at California Lutheran University next week when, for the first time, an international symposium on Huxley convenes in the United States.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
July 20, 2008
State's math wars: The wrong battle
Math instructor Victor Dorff writes that the firestorm over California's decision to require all eighth-grade students to take Algebra 1 provides a remarkably good overview of much of what is wrong with the state of math education in the country today: The focus is in the wrong place, and the real problems remain unaddressed.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
July 19, 2008
All the Kingsmen
13 apprentices from 4 states are learning art of performance at CLU in Shakespeare Co. program
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
July 18, 2008
Fellowship will enable CLU grad to attain goal of teaching algebra
Jessica Newville is one of 33 future teachers nationwide who recently received fellowships from the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation, founded in 1999 to encourage college students majoring in math or science to go into teaching.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
July 17, 2008
Woman earns doctorate despite medical challenges
Studying for a doctorate is challenging enough, but Barbara Semel Parkhurst of Oak Park earned her degree from CLU at the same time she was undergoing multiple surgeries for a near fatal brain aneurysm.
Published in: Acorn ( view article )

Tuesday
July 15, 2008
Teens are on an upward bound trajectory at CLU
More than a hundred teenagers, some from as far away as Guam, Hawaii and Micronesia, are spending the summer studying core subjects and life skills at California Lutheran University as part of a program to prepare them for higher education.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
July 14, 2008
In program at CLU, kids create video games, design Web sites and learn programming
Kids and computers fill a room in California Lutheran University's Nygreen Hall, creating digital army tanks, animals and landscapes for the computer games the students are making at iD Tech Camp.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
July 10, 2008
Classical style is attracting a younger generation
A new institute at California Lutheran University gives singers a taste of classical vocal technique, something only touched on in most of the school or church choirs where kids usually learn to sing.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
July 4, 2008
"As You Like It" at Cal Lutheran University
"The times they are a-changin' " Bob Dylan sang in an era of political upheaval, and by adapting his melody to the song after the "All the world's a stage" speech in "As You Like It," the Kingsmen Shakespeare Company offers a decidedly contemporary take on an age-old comedy.
Published in: Los Angeles Times ( view article )

Thursday
July 3, 2008
'As You Like It'
The kickoff for the 12th season of the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival is a grand production, and a splendid time is guaranteed for all.
Published in: Acorn ( view article )

Thursday
July 3, 2008
'As You Like It' gets a glossy, '70s makeover in CLU festival
Director Kevin Kern and his band of merry thespians are opening The Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival on the campus of California Lutheran University with "As You Like It" — as they like it.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
July 3, 2008
'Like It' or Not
Two of the bigger outdoor theaters offer As You Like It this summer. As I like it: Ellen Geer’s staging of Shakespeare’s comedy at Theatricum Botanicum. As I like it not: Kevin P. Kern’s version for the Kingsmen Shakespeare Company.
Published in: LA CityBeat ( view article )

Thursday
July 3, 2008
Lea hired to lead cross country, track teams at Cal Lutheran
After serving as an assistant coach at Cal Lutheran University the past two years, Lea was hired last month as the school's new head coach for men's and women's cross country as well as track and field.
Published in: Acorn ( view article )

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