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Intro to Undergraduate Research for all Wilkinson Freshman!

September 11, 2014 by | News

Attention Wilkinson College Freshman! You are invited to attend an information session and program review on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 12:15-1:30 p.m. in Henley Basement, Biggs Conference Room. Chapman University and  Wilkinson College offer a variety of ways to engage in research. Each opportunity has its nuances and unique attributes spanning research design, collection

Understanding Discoveries at Cástulo better …

September 5, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | News

In my last blog post (for the time being), I wanted to discuss some of the extraordinary work being done by my Spanish colleagues at Cástulo. For the most part, these new developments apply to the visualization of objects and of the site itself. These visualizations can help other archaeologists to understand the discoveries made

WordTheatre’s 2014 Fall Series Presents … Allan Gurganus

September 4, 2014 by | News

WordTheatre’s 2014 fall series at Chapman University brings America’s finest short story writers to Orange for celebrity and student performances. On Monday, September 22, Hollywood actors – Bruce Vilanch, Stephen Tobolowsky and Chapman Theater Major, Morgan Lauff (’15), will bring to life acclaimed short stories by author Allan Gurganus (best known for his novel, The

Experiencing Cuba through the Field of Communication

September 4, 2014 by | News

Communication is a fundamental element in the human experience. From prehistoric times to modern-day, communication continues to serve as an instrument in shaping public opinion and societal norms, it provides information about the state of the world and influences the way in which people perceive reality. The Communication Studies Department at Chapman University prides itself in

Film Screening: La Scoperta Dell’Alba (The Discovery of Dawn), Sept. 22

September 3, 2014 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the World Language and Cultures Department present a free film screening of “La Scoperta Dell’Alba” (The Discovery of Dawn ) on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Argyros Forum, Room 209 A, followed by a Q&A with the director of the film — Susanna Nicchiarelli.

Rodgers Center Fall Series Opens with Film Screening of “Nicky’s Family”

September 3, 2014 by | News

You’re invited to view, “Nicky’s Family” — the award-winning documentary about Sir Nicholas Winton, who rescued 669 Jewish children on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall. Dr. Marilyn Harran, Stern Chair in Holocaust Education and Directory, Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education at Chapman University, will introduce the film followed

Tabula Poetica Presents … Author Tess Taylor, Sept. 30

September 3, 2014 by | News

Anyone in the mood for some poetry?Tabula Poetica’s Annual Poetry Reading Series begins Tuesday, September 30, 2014 with Tess Taylor, author of Forage House. Tess’ talk will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Wilkinson Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center, followed by a poetry reading at 4 p.m. in the Henley Reading Room. About the author: Tess

My Work at Ancient Cástulo … Continued

August 27, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | News

In this post, I thought it would be nice to discuss some of the special experiences I’ve had since arriving in Spain. They mostly connect in clear ways to my archaeological research or teaching in the art department, but occasionally they just happened to be unusual or extraordinary… Plane flight Early in my time here,

The Napa quake was a wake-up call. Are you prepared?

August 25, 2014 by Ann Gordon | News

My hometown just experienced a 6.0 quake. My family is okay, but at least 120 people were injured and 3 of them critically. Queen of the Valley Hospital was inundated with injuries such as fractures, lacerations and cuts from broken glass. There were gas leaks, water main breaks, fires and serious damage. My former high

My Work at Ancient Cástulo

August 20, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | News

This is the third post in a series on my work at ancient Cástulo, in southeastern Spain. (Read my other entries: Faculty Research in Ancient Castulo and Interactions with the Ancient World). In this one, I thought I would describe an average day in the life of an excavation like the one at Cástulo. When