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Faculty COVID-19 Impact Fund

June 14, 2021 by Allison DeVries | Art

Congratulations to the seven Faculty COVID-19 Impact Fund award recipients from Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences! The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many faculty members’ ability to sustain their creative and scholarly activity. The Faculty COVID-19 Impact Fund aims to stimulate scholarly and creative activity among those faculty members who have experienced substantial

Chapman Holocaust Library Artifact Connects a Son to His Father’s Story

June 8, 2021 by Stace Dumoski | News

The item in the display case caught Mitchell Raff ’s attention the moment he saw it. The wallet, aged and battered, with Hebrew writing on it, had clearly been made from a Torah. One of the many ways Nazis desecrated the sacred objects they stole from Jews was to turn them into utilitarian things. Though

June: Honoring Equality and Freedom in the LGBTQIA+ Communities

June 4, 2021 by | News

In 1999 President Bill Clinton issued a proclamation designating June as Gay and Lesbian Pride Month. “I encourage all Americans to observe this month with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities that celebrate our diversity, and to remember throughout the year the gay and lesbian Americans whose many and varied contributions have enriched our national life,”

2021 Wilkinson Student Excellence Award Winners

May 14, 2021 by | News

The past couple of weeks, high-achieving Wilkinson students were recognized with honors in a series of events that constituted this year’s annual Wilkinson College award ceremonies and campus leadership awards. Congratulations to all the winners! Kugelman Awards Dulcie and Lawrence Kugelman have been supporting the Annual Kugelman Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony for well over

Wilkinson Shines at Undergraduate Student Symposium

May 14, 2021 by | News

Chapman University’s Center for Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) hosted an all-virtual Spring 2021 Undergraduate Student Scholar Symposium, May 5 – May 7. The symposium featured more than 200 poster and oral presentations from diverse academic and creative disciplines (56 of those from Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences) allowing student presenters to interact with

Wilkinson College Acquires Historic Black Newspapers Database

January 28, 2021 by | News

This month students and faculty gain access to The ProQuest Historical Newspapers-Black Newspapers Database which houses nationally distributed, regionally diverse, historical black newspapers and provides students and faculty with perspectives and information on 19th and 20th-century Black life not found in mainstream newspapers. This resource will spur innovative scholarship and creative activities across the curriculum.

Career Corner Wilkinson Alumni Combines Degree and Passion to Make His Dream into a Career

December 17, 2020 by Erin Berthon | News

I recently came across an article, The Greatest Collection, highlighting Wilkinson College alumnus Jeffrey Griffith (’11, BA History, BS Business Administration) and I became instantly intrigued by his story. I wanted to know more about how his college degree, along with his hobby as a hockey card enthusiast, led him to be the successful author

Thanksgiving is a Complex Holiday

November 20, 2020 by | News

When it comes to the history of Thanksgiving, the mainstream version goes like this – white settlers on the Mayflower that landed near Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts in 1620 were greeted by a friendly Wampanoag tribe, who had lived there for thousands of years prior. The Wampanoag tribe taught the new settlers how to catch

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