Laura Silva

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Wilkinson Honors Key Faculty Upon Their Retirement 

August 24, 2021 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

Four long-time Chapman University faculty in Wilkinson College announced their retirement last spring and the  Voice of Wilkinson would like to celebrate and recognize these individuals for their dedication, hard work, and commitment to Wilkinson College, the heart and soul of Chapman University. Thank you and good luck in your next chapter! Dr. Paul Apodaca

High School Ethics Bowl Hosted by Chapman University

February 15, 2021 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

(Pictured above is from a previous High School Ethics Bowl before the pandemic) The Southern California Regional High School Ethics Bowl competition hosted by Chapman University since 2015, looked a little different this year. Because of the pandemic, the program was integrated with zoom so that everyone could see each other, and breakout rooms were

The Strange and Powerful Objects in Our Universe

December 7, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

  Black Hole Survival Guide, written by astrophysicist Janna Levin and illustrated by Lia Halloran (Associate Professor of Art in Wilkinson College) is a playful exploration into the structure and nature of black holes for everyone interested to figure out a little more about the strange and powerful objects in our universe. “We’ve always loved

Graphic Design Major Takes His Skills to Little Tokyo

November 25, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

In the midst of the pandemic, Darin Maki, founder of the clothing brand CRFT by Maki, was looking to help some of the struggling small businesses in Little Tokyo, a historic Japanese American district located in downtown Los Angeles. Enter Wilkinson Graphic Design student Kyle Kawakami (‘21) who volunteered his skills and time to help

Thanksgiving is a Complex Holiday

November 20, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

When it comes to the history of Thanksgiving, the mainstream version goes like this – white settlers on the Mayflower that landed near Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts in 1620 were greeted by a friendly Wampanoag tribe, who had lived there for thousands of years prior. The Wampanoag tribe taught the new settlers how to catch

Faculty Books: The Gobblin’ Society by James Blaylock

November 16, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

If you are looking for literary merit — theme, symbol, social and/or political commentary, or relevance of any sort — Wilkinson College English Professor James Blaylock, cautions that you won’t find it in his latest novel, The Gobblin’ Society. He is however, hoping readers will have a good time reading it, “maybe along with a

2020 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients Reflect Diversity and Passion for Change Katherine Perez ’06, B.A. Psychology and Spanish

October 16, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

Each year, Chapman honors alumni who have proven themselves to be exceptional in their accomplishments and leaders in business, organizations and communities. This year more than ever, the Distinguished Alumni honorees reflect the university’s mission of encouraging the education of global citizens. Wilkinson College’s 2020 Distinguished Alumni is Katherine Perez ’06, B.A. Psychology and Spanish.

Behind the New CU Safely Signage

October 5, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

On Monday, October 5, 2020, some students, faculty, and staff will be allowed on the Chapman campus for the first time in over six months. However, there will be guidelines and rules to follow, all communicated by new signage on campus. Wilkinson College Professor Claudine Jaenichen (Department of Art), who studies how people process information

Turning Anguish into Purpose with Jimmie C. Gardner Wilkinson's Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race

September 30, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

Earlier this week Wilkinson College and the Fowler School of Law joined forces to bring judicial reform advocate, Jimme C. Gardner, who was wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for more than 27 years before being exonerated, back to Chapman as part of the Chapman Dialogue Series and Wilkinson’s Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the

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