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Folklore in the Digital Imagination Sam Risak Wins Graduate Student Research Showcase Award

May 22, 2020 by | Student Awards/Scholarships

In 2019, “the Momo Challenge,” swept the internet.  The viral hoax and internet urban legend was shared on messaging services like WhatsApp, goading children and adolescents  into acts of extreme violence and horror. Authorities worldwide have not confirmed that any physical harm resulted, yet still school administrations on several continents have issued warnings about the

2020 Annual Henley and Kugelman Awards

May 12, 2020 by | Student Awards/Scholarships

In the past few weeks, high-achieving Wilkinson students were recognized with honors in a series of virtual events that constituted this year’s annual award ceremonies. Scroll down for a list of all the 2020 student winners. Congratulations on your well-earned achievements! ••• HENLEY AWARDS Ludie and David C. Henley have been underwriting the Annual Henley

SURFing Remotely How the 2020 Wilkinson SURF students will undergo a remote research experience.

May 7, 2020 by | Art

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), which is headed by the Center for Undergraduate Excellence, is an annual paid fellowship for Chapman undergraduate students who want to pursue independent research or creative projects for eight weeks over the summer. SURF students don’t just work in isolation, they meet regularly with SURF students from other colleges

From Our Eyes: Cheverton Award Winner Says Goodbye to Wilkinson Senior Alexander Ballard reflects before graduation

May 1, 2020 by Alex Ballard | History

From Our Eyes showcases Wilkinson students’ first-hand accounts of their undergraduate and graduate experiences. This issue features the reflections of Alexander Ballard, a graduating senior History, Political Science, and Economics triple-major, and the 2020 Recipient of the Cecil F. Cheverton Award, the highest undergraduate student honor at Chapman University.  ••• I would say my story

Corinne Tam wins The Best Undergraduate Award at Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting

March 13, 2020 by Marrissa Childs | Soc

Corinne Wai Yin Tam (‘20, Sociology), President of Wilkinson College’s Sociology Club, was awarded the Eastern Sociological Society Annual Best Undergraduate Award for her paper, “Tiger Moms, Dragon Dads, and Baby Pandas: Cultural Expectations of Success Among Asian-American College Students.” She presented this paper at the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, which

War and Society Secures New Student Scholarships

March 1, 2020 by | History

Wilkinson College’s War and Society MA program is excited to announce five new $5,000 graduate tuition scholarships. The scholarships are named in honor of former U.S. Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis, a retired United States Marine Corps general. The Mark Chapin Johnson Foundation established the scholarships after seeing merit in what the War and

Wilkinson SURF Fellows Research Far From Home Prabhnoor Kaur and Michael MacInnes Research Histories of Violence

February 7, 2020 by | History

Wilkinson students Prabhnoor Kaur (Art History, ‘20) and Michael MacInnes (History, ‘20) spent their final summer in college doing something most don’t: traveling  more than 2,000 miles from campus to do in-depth research.. Kaur and MacInnes participated in SURF—the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship—headed by the Center for Undergraduate Excellence. These highly competitive fellowships span 8

Out of the Lab and Into the (Nixon) Library

December 3, 2019 by Sarah Kashani | News

By Sarah Kashani (Political Science, Business, ’22) In a room filled with Autumnal treats and apple cider, Chapman students and faculty were introduced to archival research methods by Dr. Salim Yaqub, professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The workshop explored processes by which documents are preserved, declassified, accessed, and interpreted.  Drawing

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