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The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education Presents New Perspectives on the Holocaust Series of Lectures and Events for 2021-22

September 14, 2021 by Dr. Marilyn J. Harran | News

After a year of virtual events absent the excitement that comes from sharing in-person programs, the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education resumes on-campus events this fall. As we have seen so often over the last year, bringing awareness and knowledge of the Holocaust to our students and to the broader community is more crucial than

As the World Reflects on 20th Anniversary of 9/11, Professor Urges Americans to ‘Remember Those Who Fought’

September 10, 2021 by Professor Kyle Longley, Ph.D. | News

After nearly two decades, America recently ended its war in Afghanistan, our nation’s longest conflict. A generation of Americans born after 9/11 has never experienced a time when the United States was not at war. This includes those who fought. As I complete my book “The Forever Soldiers: Americans at War in Afghanistan and Iraq,”

‘I Didn’t Know that …’ Considering the painful history of race and social justice, there is no end of ways for students to finish such a sentence of discovery.

September 1, 2021 by | News

Nurturing conversations that fill in voids and challenge us as Americans was the driving goal behind “Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race.” The semester-long initiative in Chapman’s Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences included a virtual film series, guest speakers, memorial observances, an art exhibition, panel discussions and

Multimillion-Dollar Gifts Create Opportunities for Chapman Faculty and Students to Study U.S. Presidents’ History, Impact

August 26, 2021 by | News

Multimillion-dollar donations from Emeritus Chairman of the Board Doy B. Henley and James H. and Esther M. Cavanaugh have established a pair of endowed chairs in presidential studies at Chapman University, ensuring the university’s strong commitment to the study and teaching of the U.S. presidency, its history, influence and global impact. The gifts will advance

Personalized Education in Action: SURF Summer Research

August 19, 2021 by | English

By Talisa Flores and Samantha De La O British radio dramas, protest art in dance choreography, and the gender gap in computer science are just three of the diverse topics explored by the five Wilkinson College students selected to participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program this year. “There is something wonderful about

Made by History: War & Society Partnership with The Washington Post “Historians enter the fray”

June 23, 2021 by David Krausman | News

Professional historians and historically-informed writers and researchers bring powerful perspectives to today’s burning issues and national dialogs, but how can faculty experts effectively share their insights with the general public? The War & Society Program’s  participation in a new section of The Washington Post titled Made by History offers one exciting new avenue for readers

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

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