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Dr. Justin de Leon awarded $30,000 from Strong Heart Study

April 16, 2024 by | News

Dr. Justin de Leon (Ethnic Studies) was awarded a $30,000 Strongheart Tribal Approach to Research (STAR) Projects grant from the Strong Heart Study (SHS) at the University of Oklahoma. SHS is a study of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors among American Indian men and women and is the largest epidemiologic study of American Indians

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2024 James L. Doti Outstanding Graduate Student Award: Meet Wilkinson College’s Nominees

April 4, 2024 by | News

The James L. Doti Outstanding Graduate Student Award is conferred annually to the outstanding graduating master’s and doctoral students with distinguished records of academic accomplishment, scholarship, and/or service. The names of the award recipients are permanently inscribed on the campus Doti Award trophy, which incorporates artist Nick Hernandez’s sculpture Emergence, and is on display outside

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New Fiber Lab in Art Department

April 1, 2024 by | News

Lorena Ochoa, Studio Manager for the Art Department,oversees the Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture Labs in Moulton Hall. She recently launched the Fiber Lab – an artistic practice that spans a wide range of techniques, such as quilting, thread painting, weaving, and soft sculpture, usually to create works made of natural or synthetic fibers such as

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Criminals and Crooks: Dishonorable Leadership in the U.S. Military with Jeffrey Matthews

March 28, 2024 by David Krausman | History

The War, Diplomacy, and Society MA Program, in partnership with World Affairs Council Orange County, welcomed Jeffery Matthews, professor at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, for a lecture and presentation on his newly published book, Generals and Admirals, Criminals and Crooks: Dishonorable Leadership in the U.S. Military. Matthews, who teaches American history

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Beyond the Classroom: Crafting Your Gap Year

March 28, 2024 by Erin Berthon & Isballea Mahar | Wilkinson College

Are you considering graduate studies? The idea of diving straight into several more years of education may not be enticing, whether due to other aspirations or simply feeling drained. Taking a gap year (or years) before graduate school can provide a refreshing change of pace. It’s an opportunity for students to venture beyond the confines

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From our Eyes: Conversations between Jews and Palestinians for a Better Tomorrow

March 21, 2024 by Samantha Thompson | News

This edition of From Our Eyes features Samantha Thompson (‘25 Peace and Justice Studies major). As part of the event planning team for the Shared Humanity: Conversations between Jews and Palestinians for a Better Tomorrow event, Thompson shares insight on what she learned from the expert panelists and what she hopes for the future at

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Faculty Book: The Sandinista Revolution, A Global Latin American History

March 21, 2024 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences congratulates Dr. Mateo Jarquín (History) on his first published book, The Sandinista Revolution, A Global Latin American History (The University of North Carolina Press). “In my discipline (History), monographs are the name of the game; books are the main way that students and scholars consume research. So,

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Behind the Scenes: “Our War Too: Women in Service”

March 21, 2024 by Dr. Charissa Threat | News

Dr. Charissa Threat (Wilkinson College Associate Dean and Associate Professor of History) recently served on the “Our War Too” Exhibit Advisory Committee for the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. For nearly eighteen months, Dr. Threat and other committee members worked with Kimberly Guise, Senior Curator and Director of Curatorial Affairs, and Erin

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From Our Eyes: Working with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad

March 7, 2024 by Ruthie Weeks | Uncategorized

This edition of From Our Eyes features Ruthie Weeks (‘25 Broadcast Journalism and Documentary major; Peace Studies minor). Weeks worked with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad for her Unsung Stories and Expressions course, documenting Murad for Nadia’s Initiative, a non-profit dedicated to rebuilding communities in crisis and advocating globally for survivors of sexual violence.

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From Our Eyes: The Warped Side of Our Universe

February 28, 2024 by Lisa Wong | News

This edition of From Our Eyes features Lisa Wong, (‘25, Broadcast Journalism and Documentary major and double minor in Chinese and Visual Journalism). Wong attended The Warped Side of Our Universe event which featured President Daniele Struppa moderating a conversation with Nobel Laureate in Physics Kip Thorne and Associate Professor of Art, Lia Halloran on

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