Grad Student Tracey Swan (pictured left) is currently completing the dual MA/MFA Degree in Wilkinson College English Department here at Chapman University and was recently awarded a Fulbright Grant. Congratulations, Tracey! A little bit about her … Using the pseudonym Trace Sheridan, Tracey Swan’s prose, poetry, and photography have been published in the US and UK and
Liliana Leopardi and Eric Chimenti took their art students on a travel course to Italy called, Rethinking Renaissance Visual Culture. They studied in Florence, Sienna, Venice and Rome. Check out their blog for beautiful photos from all over Italy and read about what they and learned.
In early December, students of Dr. Pilar Valenzuela’s Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics class presented their work on the trilingual dictionary that Dr. Valenzuela is preparing as part of an NSF project to document a dying Amazonian language, Shiwilu. Students worked on Spanish and English versions and learned about linguistic diversity, differences in worldview and culture, and habitat. They also, improved their knowledge of
Three History majors have been each granted the maximum of $750 to do research abroad from the Office of Undergraduate Research: Chelsea Judy (’11), “Coastline in Trust: 19th-Century British Coastal Conservation” (England) Alissa Caton (’11), “Indian in Color, British in Taste: The Educational Debates in 19th-century India” (England) Priya Shah (’12), “A Preliminary Study of
Phi Alpha Theta president, Kirsten Moore (pictured left), has received the Tenaya Hills Outstanding Senior Thesis Project Award. Each year one outstanding member of PAT receives the Tenaya Hills award for their research efforts. Congrats Kirsten!
Seven Wilkinson College students have been accepted to present at the Pacific Sociological Conference and will be traveling to Seattle, WA in March 2011. Below are the students and the papers they will be presenting. Akio Lloyd (’11), BA SOC /Minor Anthropology, “Island Harbor Fishermen” Josefine Borrmann (’11), Ethnographic Documentary Major, “Identity Construction and Life Satisfaction of Illegal Immigrants from South
Chapman University’s Model United Nations team had a great fall semester in regional competitions.Consisting of mostly new members, the team competed at October’s Orange County MUN and faced competition from delegations representing several UC, Cal State and community college campuses. Lakshmi Odedra, representing India, won the award for Outstanding Research in UNICEF. Mark Johnston,
Five undergraduate students from Professor Claudine Jaenichen’s Information Design course will be published in a special issue of the Information Design Journal covering topics in Healthcare. IDJ is a peer-reviewed international journal and an authoritative publication in the discipline of information design. Keely Misenhimer, Brooke Brisbois, Laura Croswaite, Kailah Ogawa, and Chase Conching completed a
Hailey Giczy (’09) has won the Raymond J. Cunningham Prize for the Best Article by an Undergraduate for her published senior thesis “The Bum Blockade: Los Angeles and the Great Depression.” The American Historical Association, the largest and most important organization of professional historians, offers the Raymond J. Cunningham Prize for the best article written
Voces Novae, Chapman University’s award winning student historical journal, will publish a special issue in the spring of 2011 devoted to the history of the university, especially its meteoric rise to national prominence in the last 30 years. This special issue will take full advantage of its Open Journal Systems software, with its extensive audio