Donor redirects $4.8M for immediate impact

In response to the economic challenges spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, former Hughes executive Steven Dorfman has decided to redirect $4.8 million donated to the California Lutheran University School of Management in order to immediately support students and entrepreneurship. 

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Networking on virtual breakfast menu

California Lutheran University’s first virtual Corporate Leaders Breakfast will provide a rare opportunity for face-to-face networking during the pandemic, allowing participants to hop from “table to table” to talk to the people they chose.

Students help minority-owned businesses

California Lutheran University is looking for minority-owned businesses that would like free advice from graduating MBA students for tackling challenges they are facing.

Cal Lutheran to offer public health minor

California Lutheran University is launching a minor in public health to help fill the growing need for professionals skilled at promoting well-being, particularly in diverse communities. 

Student projects address systemic racism

Three students are spearheading projects to increase awareness of systemic racism in health care, the media and the workplace as recipients of new fellowships launched by California Lutheran University in partnership with community organizations.

Cal Lutheran CERF gives 2020 VC forecast

The 2020 Ventura County Economic Forecast will include in-depth analyses of the region and possible roads to recovery, as well as the effect of the election on California's political landscape.

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"Slow it down"

Lacey J. Davidson, a visiting assistant professor of philosophy, believes philosophy is an active, living practice that can further honest, productive dialogue on race.

Sharing the vision

Cal Lutheran’s new president, Lori E. Varlotta, understands the vision, and sometimes pain, necessary to bring about change. She arrived on Sept. 1 to three major challenges: a global pandemic that limits in-person instruction; national social unrest that intensified calls for greater equity for students, faculty and staff of color; and a budget shortfall that required immediate, tough decisions.

Teaching with a tech twist

Faculty and students up their game as learning continues mostly online during the fall semester.

Style points

Ramsey Abushahla ’16 heads Urban Pitch, a website that works to connect the world to the culture and street voice of soccer.

How to thwart an iron thief

In search of a new class of antibiotics, a Cal Lutheran team takes advantage of its digs in Swenson Science Center.

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