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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,

Save The Date! SCCUR 2014: Illuminating Ideas, Nov. 22

July 31, 2014 by | News

This year’s SCCUR Conference will be hosted by CSU Fullerton on Saturday, November 22, 2014. The theme of the conference is “Illuminating Ideas”. The Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research provides a forum for the presentation of the best research, scholarship, and creative activities of undergraduate students in the region, and encourages communication of innovative

Political Science Professor Studies Energy Policy in Azerbaijan

July 21, 2014 by David M. Shafie | News

Baku, Azerbaijan, is the site of the world’s first oil well, and it sits between the Caucuses and the shore of the Caspian Sea. For David Shafie, associate professor of Political Science, it is an ideal place to study the relationship between energy and the environment. During the Middle Ages, oil from Baku was shipped

SAVE-THE-DATE: WCHSS 2014 Colloquium

June 30, 2014 by | News

The summer is flying by! Before we know it, students will be back on campus and classes will be starting! Be sure to mark your calendar for the Wilkinson College 2014 Colloquium, Thursday, August 28 at 9 a.m., Sandhu Center, D-1. Join us as Dean Fuery provides us with exciting information for the upcoming academic

Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Lee

June 24, 2014 by | News

Recently, Alumni Ryan S. Lee (Political Science ’14),  was honored at a Commissions Ceremony at Cal State Fullerton as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army (a commissioning ceremony is the culmination of years of study and effort that results in a cadet becoming a commissioned officer and marks the transition from officer trainee to a

Obama’s Climate Politics

June 12, 2014 by | News

The pollution rules for coal-fired power plants announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week is the latest example of President Obama bypassing Congress to save the planet. The proposed 30 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions will bring existing sources in line with new facilities. Combined with new automotive efficiency standards, these rules

Supreme Court Sleepers and Surprises

June 6, 2014 by | News

Ethan Thursby (’15 Political Science major with a minor in History) just recently served on jury duty for the first time. The experience reminded him of the semester he interned in Washington D.C. when he sat in on a case at the Supreme Court.  After having served on jury duty for the first time this

2014 Harmon Wilkinson Award Goes To … Megan MacDonald (’02)

May 29, 2014 by | News

On Saturday, May 24, 2014 Alumna Megan MacDonald (’02) was awarded with the 2014 Harmon Wilkinson Award by Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences. About Megan MacDonald: Megan MacDonald has been dedicated to service since her undergraduate days when she served as the student representative to the Chapman Heritage Report led by Professor Don Will.

Learn About the Masters of Arts in International Studies Program at Chapman University

May 23, 2014 by | News

In today’s global environment, expertise in international affairs is essential to understanding the contemporary world. The Master of Arts in International Studies is a two-year, full-time, interdisciplinary course of study designed to train students seeking global careers with the U.S. Foreign Service, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), the United Nations (UN), or businesses.

2014 Ludie & David C. Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony Winners!

May 13, 2014 by | History

On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted the Twenty-Second Annual Ludie and David C. Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony in Beckman Hall. Students from the departments of Political Science, Peace Studies, Sociology, History and Communication Studies were honored with awards. In addition to the awards a tribute was given