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Event Canceled: Encore of Matthew Shepard piece slated

In response to an outpouring of requests, Areté Vocal Ensemble is concluding its 11th season with a special encore performance of “Considering Matthew Shepard” at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 29, in California Lutheran University’s Samuelson Chapel.

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Speaker to address dealing with eco-grief

An expert on ecological grief, also known as eco-grief or climate grief, will give a free public talk at California Lutheran University on building the emotional resilience needed to deal with environmental loss and work toward a sustainable future.

Limoneira CEO to speak on developments

The president and CEO of Limoneira will discuss the company’s residential and agricultural developments at the March 6 California Lutheran University Corporate Leaders Breakfast in Ventura.

Cal Lutheran to start AmeriCorps program

California Lutheran University is one of eight universities partnering with the state of California on a first-in-the-nation program to help students pay for college through public service targeting pressing challenges in their region.

Actor Gary Sinise to discuss his career

Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning actor and director Gary Sinise will speak to theater arts students and the public at California Lutheran University at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28.

Cal Lutheran teaching financial literacy

In response to a federal recommendation and student requests, California Lutheran University this semester joined a small but growing number of colleges offering a for-credit personal finance course.

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The new college try

Growing numbers of people from the workforce are returning to attend post-traditional programs, earning bachelor’s degrees at 29 and 69.

Crisis communicator

Arcenio Lopez ’19, an accounting graduate and community organizer, founded an Oxnard-based corps of professional indigenous-language interpreters.

Leave a penny

Chia-Li Chien ("Jolly Jan," she’ll tell you to say) has convinced her husband to keep working, but couldn’t get her mother-in-law to delay Social Security. She has ideas to help the rest of us outlive the money.


In her new book, professor of religion Julia Lambert Fogg tells the stories of people caught up in the U.S. immigration system, putting today’s stories in dialogue with boundary-crossing by Jesus and Paul in the New Testament.

Ping reader

Jen LaMoure '09, who runs the 15-person crime analysis unit at the sheriff’s office, has made her mark in cellular analytics.

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