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Harmon Wilkinson Award Goes To … Mr. Derrell Roberts ’81

May 30, 2017 by | News

Mr. Derrell Roberts (’81) – CEO/Co-Founder Roberts Family Development Center was presented with the Harmon Wilkinson Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences at Wilkinson College’s 2017 Commencement. Congratulations Mr. Roberts! ABOUT THE THE WINNER: In 2001 Derrell Roberts ’81 and wife, Tina, co-founded the Roberts Family Development Center (RFDC) located

Tips and Tricks For Finding a Job

May 10, 2017 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

Shoshana Feld-Sobol Strategic and Corporate Communication (’17) With just a few weeks left until graduation, the students in the Class of 2017 find themselves in one of two categories: employed or unemployed. While there are many good reasons for post-graduation unemployment such as grad school, gap year, personal reasons and the likes, many seniors are

Finals Are Here Positives and Negatives of Studying in a Group

May 9, 2017 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

Shoshana Feld-Sobol Strategic and Corporate Communication (’17) It seems as though our professors love to have us work in groups. Whether it’s a group presentation, paper, or report, I always find myself in multiple group assignments each semester. Working in groups is not everyone’s cup of tea, and the common complaint is that you will

Talking to the Other Side Discussing Current Politics in the Classroom

April 21, 2017 by | News

Please join us on Wednesday, May 3rd as Chapman University brings together experts from both sides of the political aisle for a stimulating discussion on the appropriateness of discussing current politics in the classroom, Talking to the Other Side, at 7 p.m. in Chapman’s Beckman Hall Room #404. This event will feature two local professors

Retirement Celebration Dr. Roberta Lessor

April 17, 2017 by | News

You’re invited to attend a retirement celebration honoring Dr. Roberta Lessor – Professor, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology; Former Dean of Wilkinson College of Letters and Sciences; Professor, Crean College of Health and Behavioral; Health Sciences and Kinesiology, on Wednesday, April 26 at 4 p.m. in the Marvin W.

Becoming Real in 24 Days ... and Being real in an Age of Ableism

April 3, 2017 by | News

The Disability Studies Program and The Department of Peace Studies invites you to a presentation by author and activist HolLynn D’Lil on Tuesday, April 11 at 1 p.m. in Argyros Forum, 209A. D’Lil will talk about the seminal event in disability rights history which led to the eventual passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act

My Interterm Travel Course Experience Tips on Traveling Abroad

March 14, 2017 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

By Shoshana Feld-Sobol Strategic and Corporate Communication (’17) There are a ton of things that I love about Chapman University. But if I were to narrow it down to just a handful of my favorites, I would say that the travel course interterm program was one of the best for me. In just a month

Visual Thinker Lecture Series Saskia Beranek: April 3

March 8, 2017 by | News

The Department of Art is pleased to be hosting Saskia Beranek as part of the Visual Thinker Lecture Series on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 4 p.m. in Moulton Hall, 213. Saskia Beranek, University of Pittsburgh While the study of early modern portraiture can seem like a parade of distant faces and biographies, looking beyond

Visual Thinker Lecture Series Elizabeth Petcu: March 31

March 8, 2017 by | News

The Department of Art is pleased to be hosting Elizabeth Petcu as part of the Visual Thinker Lecture Series on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 5 p.m. in Moulton Hall, 213. Elizabeth Petcu, Institut fÜr Kunstgeschichte, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Leon Battista Alberti famously compared the relationship between architectural structure and superstructure to the