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Art 393 Sustainable Design Students Are on a “MISSION”

June 29, 2015 by | News

Art 393 Sustainable Design course begins today! This summer, the class has been asked to create and develop communication materials to help launch an awareness campaign in a pilot school program by their client, Lunar Mission One (LM1) in London. LM1 is charged with building a spacecraft to land on the moon and drill core

Minecraft in the classroom?

June 26, 2015 by | News

Justin Walsh, Ph.D., associate professor of art history and archeology teaches a class called Poets, Philosophers and Citizens, Life in the Ancient Greek City – Art 347. It is more of an archeology class than an art history class. And this year, Walsh changed it up a little – rather a lot – by having

ReWilding with Cheryl Strayed: Sept. 29

June 23, 2015 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences invites you to join us on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 to hear Cheryl Strayed, author of #1 New York Times bestselling memoir WILD (and bestselling advice essay collection TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, the novel TORCH, and the forthcoming quotes collection, BRAVE ENOUGH). Her books have been translated into

2015 Henley Award Ceremony Winners!

May 12, 2015 by | News

Just a few minutes ago, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted the Twenty-Third Annual Ludie and David C. Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony in Argyros Forum. Students from the departments of Political Science, Peace Studies, Sociology, History and Communication Studies were honored with awards. Below is a list of the winners and their

An Extra Special Guest Visit

May 12, 2015 by | News

On Thursday, May 7, a group of students were surprised when Jason Russell, one of the founders of Invisible Children, came to speak to them in Professor Crystal Murphy’s Politics of Humanitarianism class. ABOUT INVISIBLE CHILDREN: Invisible Children, Inc. is an organization founded in 2004 to bring awareness to the activities of the Lord’s Resistance

Alumnus Ryan Gattis ’01 tells stories of race-driven riots in 1992

May 4, 2015 by | News

In late April of 1992, Los Angeles erupted in anger, rioting and chaos for six days following the jury acquittal of police officers involved in the beating of Rodney King. On America’s news, citizens watched as city-wide unrest devolved into fiery violence and widespread looting. Now, 23 years later, Chapman University alumnus and creative writing

Wilkinson’s Commencement Ceremony: May 24

April 27, 2015 by | News

The 2015 Wilkinson Commencement Ceremony will be on Sunday, May 24, 2015.  All graduates must RSVP to participate in Commencement. RSVP your spot today!  Below is a schedule of the events. 6:15 p.m. – Wilkinson College Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown), Hutton Sports Center 7- 9 p.m. – Wilkinson College of Humanities and

Wilkinson’s 2014-2015 Wrap Party: May 1

April 9, 2015 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (that’s our new name coming soon!) invites you to 2014-2015 Wrap Party, on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 3 p.m. in the Faculty Athenaeum. Together, let’s celebrate our new college name and this year’s faculty achievements! Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP today!  

Breaking Borders: Dialoguing on Immigration: April 24

April 7, 2015 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Immigration CRASsH Group, Chancellor’s Office, Sociology Department, Department of Religious Studies and the M.A. in Internationals Studies Program presents, Breaking Borders: Dialoguing on Immigration – a conference designed to engage and encourage dialogue between scholars and community members about the prominent issues in immigration across the United States and

A Week of French Films Starting April 20

April 7, 2015 by | News

You’re invited to a week of French films starting on Monday, April 20, 2015. These special screenings will focus on three young French women directors plus a special evening with Oscar winner for Best Director and Best Film (The Artist) Michel Hazanavicius. Monday, April 20: Grand Central, directed by Rebeccas Zlotowski 7 p.m., Digital Media Arts