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Wilkinson Graduate Students Shine in the Southwest

April 1, 2020 by | English

This March, Wilkinson College graduate students student ventured into the southwest for two major conferences: The Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) in San Antonio, Texas, and the Council of Graduate School’s (CGS) annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In San Antonio, over a dozen of our MFA in Creative Writing students represented Chapman at AWP,

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

Black Beauties: More than just pretty girls Dr. Charissa Threat rediscovers the forgotten black female pin-ups of WWII

February 21, 2020 by | History

While searching through the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) archives, history professor Dr. Charissa Threat came across something peculiar. It was a letter written by two black soldiers in WWII sent to the NAACP asking for pin-up images of black women. “We don’t have enough images of black women,” said Threat

Pushing the Boundaries A Q&A with the The Panther Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020 by | News

Back in 2017, Wilkinson senior Louisa “Lou” Marshall (‘20) set in motion a chain of events that would turn her into one of the most prolific student journalists in the country.  As a dance major at New York University, experiencing the 2016 election in the Big Apple brought out an innate curiosity in her. “Being

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

Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library Represented in Exhibit “Auschwitz: Not Long Ago. Not Far Away” at Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City

November 26, 2019 by | News

The Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library at Chapman University is proud to be a contributor to the exhibit “Auschwitz: Not Long Ago.  Not Far Away,” which recently opened at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. Including some 700 artifacts and 400 photographs, the exhibit displays many items that have never been

Graphic Design Student Gives Wilkinson a New Identity

November 25, 2019 by | News

What exactly does a graphic designer do? We are Wilkinson sat down with graphic design major, Santina Busalacchi ’21 who has been essential this semester in creating some of Wilkinson’s very special projects. You created the word cloud for Wilkinson, a new Wilkinson brand we all love (especially, Dean Jennifer D. Keene, pictured below). Tell

Is Having a Minor Really a “Bonus?” The Value in a Minor

November 21, 2019 by | News

We know having a major is “majorly” important, but what about a minor? How valuable is a minor? What can declaring a minor do for you? According to a U.S.A. News report, “A college major carries considerable weight in higher education, shaping career paths and lives as students pursue work within a particular discipline. Undergraduate

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