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The Benefits of Attending Academic Conferences Wilkinson Students Share Conference Experiences

January 10, 2020 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Attending a conference is a great way for students to present their work, but there is so much more to be gained from attending a conference that goes beyond a presentation. “Our students benefit from the experience of publicly presenting their work and interacting with academics and professionals.” said Dr. Ann Gordon, Associate Professor of

Is Having a Minor Really a “Bonus?” The Value in a Minor

November 21, 2019 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

We know having a major is “majorly” important, but what about a minor? How valuable is a minor? What can declaring a minor do for you? According to a U.S.A. News report, “A college major carries considerable weight in higher education, shaping career paths and lives as students pursue work within a particular discipline. Undergraduate

Juggling Academics and Sports … and Succeeding We Talk with Chapman Catcher Cooper Foard

October 8, 2019 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

This summer Chapman Baseball took home the Division III National Championship title, sweeping Birmingham-Southern College in the best-of-three National Championship Series and among those hard-working ballplayers was Wilkinson’s very own Cooper Foard (’22  Political Science Major). “It was (and still is) surreal that we won it all,” said Foard. “Traveling out to Cedar Rapids and

Halloran Awarded Fellowship Caltech and The Huntington Nab Her for New Visual Cultural Program

August 15, 2019 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

It’s no secret that Wilkinson College artist Lia Halloran, associate professor in the Department of Art, is busy intersecting art and science together everyday. Like really busy! During her sabbatical in New York last spring, she was invited as an Artist in Resident at the American Museum of Natural History in the astrophysics department, while

2019 Student Award Winners Wilkinson College

June 18, 2019 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Congratulations to all the 2019 Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences student award winners! Doti Award Recipient: Liz Harmer (Creative Writing) Senior Leadership Awards: Emily Cauble (English) Lauren Elizabeth (Philosophy) Brandon Garcia (Philosophy) Aidan Jones (Sociology) Madi Murphy (Political Science) Danielle Zahn (Law, Justice, Social Control) Fulbright Award: Carol Sun (Sociology) Outstanding Diversity Leadership

Laura Scudder Scholarship Winner Diana Alanis '20

May 23, 2019 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Laura Scudder Scholarship Congrats to Diana Alanis (’20) (Film Studies Major and Women’s Studies Minor) for being awarded the 2018-2019 Laura Scudder Scholarship! Read her submission! In honor of the inspirational memory and trailblazing contributions of Laura Scudder, the Laura Scudder Scholarship is awarded to a student demonstrating an interest and commitment to women’s issues,

2019 Faculty Awards Faculty Appreciation and Beyond the Classroom

May 22, 2019 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

The Faculty Appreciation Awards are annually organized by the Office of Residence Life and First Year Experience, with the Fenestra Community Advisor student staff team taking the lead role in facilitating all aspects of the process.  The award categories are designed to capture faculty’s outstanding work inside the classroom, in addition to recognizing their efforts

2019 Annual Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony

May 10, 2019 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Earlier this week students were honored at the 2019 Annual Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony. Below is a list of the Wilkinson College winners. Congratulations to everyone! (Click here to see some pictures) History Departmental Honors Griffee Albaugh Jake Naturman John Giammona Wilber History Outstanding Student Award Griffee Albaugh Lee Estes Best Conference Paper Award

2019 Annual Kugelman Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony

May 8, 2019 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Earlier this week students were honored at the 2019 Annual Kugelman Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony. Below is a list of the Wilkinson College winners. Congratulations to everyone! (Click here to see some pictures!) Art Art History Honors Loralynn Ingreso Grace Jones Ellen Joo Maguy Michelman Purcell Award Maguy Michelman Fine Arts Honors Amanda Burtness

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