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An Evening of Holocaust Rememberance: April 29

April 18, 2014 by | News

The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education presents, An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance in Memorial Hall, on Tuesday, April 29 at 7 p.m. Join us as we host a screening documentary of NUMBERED, an emotional cinematic journey, guided by testimonies and portraits of Holocaust survivors, directed by Uriel Sinai and Dana Doron, a musical tribute with

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Let Us Help You Print Your Poster For Research Day! Deadline May 1

April 16, 2014 by | News

For the upcoming research day on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, if students in WCHSS would like their poster printed by the Henley Lab, we request that all posters be turned in by Thursday, May 1, 2014. This is a firm deadline as we have to print more that 100 posters! Students must email their poster

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Wilkinson Senior Marvin Garbeh Davis Jr. (’14) Publishes Book

April 15, 2014 by | News

Chapman University/Wilkinson College senior, Marvin Garbeh Davis Jr. (’14), recently published a book about his life torn apart by war titled, From Refugee to Prodigy: A Story of Loss, Love and New Life. It is a story of his journey from childhood spent in a refugee camp to becoming an educated member of the world.

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Chapman Cherry Blossom Festival: April 22

April 10, 2014 by | News

Come celebrate the Cherry Blossom Centennial with Chapman’s Japanese Club, Tuesday, April 22 in the Attallah Piazza, from 5 – 8 p.m. In the spring of 1912, the Japanese government presented Washington D.C. with 3000 cherry blossom trees as a testimate to the growing friendship between the two countries. 100 years later, we celebrate the

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Nomination for Award in Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring: April 15 Deadline!

April 8, 2014 by | News

Each year Wilkinson College honors a faculty member who’s commitment to teaching and mentoring stands above the rest. The award is determined exclusively by student voting. Therefore, we invite you to nominate a faculty member who has a made a significant contribution to your time here as a student. Please be as specific as possible

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Solar Decathlon: April 10

April 4, 2014 by | News

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges universities to create solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive in what is one of the most preeminent and exclusive international design competitions in the world. Stop by Argyros Forum on Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m. in the “Great Room” (by the fireplace) to learn more

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Book Collection Contest: Deadline Apr. 21

April 3, 2014 by | News

The John and Margaret Class Student Book Collection Contest was established to inspire students to create their own personal libraries and book collections and to take joy in the printed book. The purpose of the contest is to highlight a focused collection owned by a student. The contest is open to all currently enrolled full-time

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A Week With Elie Wiesel: April 8 and April 10

April 1, 2014 by | News

Noble Peace Prize Laureate and Distinguished Presidential Fellow, Elie Wiesel, will be on campus Tuesday, April 8, from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., “Stories and Memories: From Always and Now” and again on Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m., “An Evening of Stories and Story Telling” in the Wallace All Faiths Chapel. This event is

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Culture and Industry: A German Perspective – April 8

March 26, 2014 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Chapman University presents, Culture and Industry – A German Perspective on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 12 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in Beckman Hall 404. Programming and activities scheduled for this day include highlighting the culture of Germany as well as what is referred to as the German

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The First World War and Shell Shock with Annessa Stagner

March 19, 2014 by | News

Wilkinson College and the History Department present special guest speaker, Annessa Stagner, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 1 p.m. in Beckman Hall, Rom 212. Stagner will discuss the history of medical understandings of wartime mental trauma from the Civil War through the First World War. This talk will focus on the ways in which military