Laura Silva

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June: Honoring Equality and Freedom in the LGBTQIA+ Communities

June 4, 2021 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

In 1999 President Bill Clinton issued a proclamation designating June as Gay and Lesbian Pride Month. “I encourage all Americans to observe this month with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities that celebrate our diversity, and to remember throughout the year the gay and lesbian Americans whose many and varied contributions have enriched our national life,”

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

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

Latinx and Latin American Studies Students Shine Spotlight on Hispanic and Latin American Cultures

September 24, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

Each year National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 nationwide to honor Hispanic and Latin American cultures and society. “National Hispanic Heritage Month, as a student and Latino/x means pride. Pride from where my family is from, México, and from where others, my extended family and friends (or both) are

Italian Studies minor Grace Montgomery is awarded 2020 Casola Prize

September 17, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

Italian Studies minor Grace Montgomery ’22, was recently awarded the prestigious 2020 Casola Prize from the Patrons of Italian Culture (PIC), a scholarship that provides financial support to outstanding students in the study of Italian language and culture at the university level. Montgomery’s submission letter outlined her journey with the Italian culture, including her hopes

Guggenheim Gallery Goes Digital 

September 4, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

The Guggenheim Gallery is not letting COVID-19 stop it from showcasing student’s artwork and curated exhibitions. While the gallery remains closed for in-person visits, it is continuing programming of art exhibits on its website and social media platforms in a new and exciting way. The gallery recently announced that a selection of the catalogs created

Wilkinson College Rises to the Occasion Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race

August 28, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

  Wilkinson College is committed to leading the conversation on campus and in our community on issues of humanity, unity, and justice with the new series, Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race. The initiative demonstrates the vital importance of the arts, humanities and social sciences to building a better, more

Get to Know Wilkinson’s Newest Faculty

August 17, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

Wilkinson College was looking for a way to connect with our new faculty via physical distancing. The Voice of Wilkinson reached out to the newest members of our community and asked them a few questions. We wanted to find out why they chose Wilkinson and what it meant to be a part of the heart

Celebrating a Historic Milestone

August 14, 2020 by | The Voice of Wilkinson

“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.” One-hundred years ago, women from around the country fought, picketed, and were imprisoned to secure their constitutional right to vote. The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

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