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Voces Novae Winning Streak Continues

January 9, 2023 by David Krausman | News

Voces Novae: Chapman University Historical Review, a student-run History journal which showcases the capstone papers of Wilkinson College History majors, has won third place in the Nash Award for best history student-run journal in the nation. Voces Novae has won numerous awards since its founding in the spring of 2009–including the national prize for Best

Making a Difference Through the Orange County Justice Fund (OCJF)

December 15, 2022 by | News

Wilkinson College alumna Tanya Leon (’19 & ’22) recently started a new position as the program coordinator for the Orange County Justice Fund (OCJF), an organization dedicated to providing transformative and effective legal representation to traditionally under-served populations in Orange County. Leon manages the bond fund program, coordinating distribution, posting of, and follow ups with

Inspired by Mentors and Indigenous Heritage, She Helps Students Find Their Way For Edna (Best) Yokum ’09, teaching where she’s needed most is a commitment and a calling as she pays forward the support she received from Chapman professors.

November 8, 2022 by Dennis Arp | News

When Edna (Best) Yokum ’09 introduces herself to strangers, she uses both English and the Indigenous language of her Osage heritage as she embraces the name a tribal elder gave her. “I am Son-se gra Footprints in the Woods,” she says, “from the Grayhorse District of the Osage Nation.” When she was a child, her

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Distinguished Alumni of 2022 The Rev. Dr. Sarah Halverson-Cano '99

October 26, 2022 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences recently honored its Distinguished Alumni of 2022, the Rev. Dr. Sarah Halverson-Cano (’99, Religious Studies and English Literature). Halverson-Cano, currently serving as a pastor of Irvine United Congregational Church, is a progressive social justice leader in Orange County, active in numerous causes. She is a successful female

Wounded Land: Unbroken Spirit of Ukraine Alum Documents the Lives of Ukrainians During War with Russia

October 10, 2022 by | News

Wilkinson College alum, Scott Marshutz ‘87 (English major with a journalism emphasis) started Marshootz Productions in 2017, producing documentary films that have tackled subjects such as the desalination project in Huntington Beach, endangered marine life on Mataking Island in Malaysia, and Let ‘Em Play, the story of four Southern California para-athletes who advance into the

Art Professor and Alumni Come Together to Create Double Horizon

August 1, 2022 by | News

This summer, the Exploratorium in San Francisco hosted Associate Art Professor Lia Halloran’s new installation, Double Horizon, in its Black Box gallery space. It is an immersive three-screen video experience that captivates the viewer in Halloran’s portraits of Los Angeles. The video footage was shot from cameras mounted to a plane piloted by Halloran as

The Art and Craft of Graphic Design

June 9, 2022 by | News

Alice Premeau ’22, the winner of Chapman’s annual State of the University poster contest, shares her creative process, love of purple, and how the past informs the future. Each year, Chapman University President Daniele Struppa announces a poster contest to the students in the Advanced Graphic Design Course, in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and

Mitchell Rosenberg ’19 Serves on White House Advance Team

June 9, 2022 by Staci Dumoski | News

After graduating from Chapman with degrees in Television Writing & Production and Political Science, Mitchell Rosenberg ’19 moved to Sacramento, to work as an Assistant Legislative Deputy in Governor Gavin Newsom’s office. But, thanks to a referral from a fellow Chapman alumnus, he’s making the leap from state government to federal, in his new position

Wilkinson Student Can’t Be Stopped, Even by a Hurricane Arianna Benitez ’22 Sociology, minor Broadcast Journalism, Puerto Rico

June 9, 2022 by Belana Beeck | News

“Hurricane Maria left my home in shambles. Most of my family’s member’s homes were also affected by this natural disaster,” says Arianna Benitez ’22. “For about four and a half months, I lived with no electricity; I had little food and water but that didn’t deter me from my goal: applying to Chapman.” Benitez remembers

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