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Septics, Sewers and Secularization: How Government Regulation Flushes Religiosity Down the Drain with Anthony Gill, Sept. 20

September 14, 2011 by | News

The Institute for the study of Religion, Economics, and Society (IRES) at Chapman University is pleased to announce their first seminar of the fall semester with speaker Tony Gill, a political scientist from the University of Washington. He will be presenting his paper “Septics, Sewers and Secularization: How Government Regulation Flushes Religiosity Down the Drain” in Wilkinson

History Does It Again!

August 30, 2011 by | History

The History Department is pleased to announce that Alpha Mu Gamma, Chapman University’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honors Society, has won the best chapter award in Division 2 (programs without graduate studies) for the fourth year in row. This honor recognizes the outstanding achievements of the student-led organization including an oral

Dr. Marilyn Harran featured in Old Towne Orange Plaza Review, July/August 2011

July 22, 2011 by | History

Chapman’s Stern Chair in Holocaust Education and founding Director of the University’s Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education was recently featured in the Old Towne Orange Plaza Review. The article, “Building Character at Chapman University” discusses Dr. Harran’s involvement with Holocaust Education and what sparked her interest early on in her career. Article can be read

‘Wicked’ cool moment highlights Rodgers Center study trip to D.C.

July 13, 2011 by | Events

The Chapman delegation enjoying a special tour of The Kennedy Center were (l-r) Dana Hollander, Sonali Toppur, Katy Brannigan, Napoleon Gladney ‘08, Dr. Marilyn Harran, Natalie Larson, Victoria Moyzis and Courtney Widerman. The annual study trip to Washington, D.C., presented to prize winners in Chapman University’s Rodgers Center Holocaust Art and Writing Contest, is always full

The 150th Anniversary Oral History Issue of Voces Novae

June 2, 2011 by | News

Preserving Our Stories: The 150th Anniversary Oral History Issue of Voces Novae: Chapman University Historical Review is now on-line This year marks the 150th Anniversary of Chapman University, and the students of the Alpha Mu Gamma (Chapman’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, The National History Honor Society in Wilkinson College) decided to commemorate this milestone

Social Sciences Awards Ceremony, May 6

May 10, 2011 by | News

On Friday, May 6, 2011, the annual 2011 Ludie and David C. Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony for Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences took place Sandhu Conference Center. Below is a list of the student winners. On behalf of Wilkinson College, congratulations! Communication Studies: For academic achievement in Communication Studies: Kyle Aldridge, Allyson

History major takes home 1st place in student book collection

April 27, 2011 by | History

History major Kirsten Moore (’11) took first place in the first annual student book collection contest for her 46 volume collection, “Combining Science and Humanities.” Kirsten received a certificate and $250. This makes her eligible to compete in the National Collegiate Book Collection Contest co-sponsored by the Antiquarian Booksellers of America (ABAA) and the Special Collections Division of

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance, Apr. 28

April 7, 2011 by | News

“An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance” Metaphors of Memory: A Witness Through the Arts Sponsored by The Lodzer Organization of California A Program of Dance, Music, and Documentary Film Presented by Chapman University Holocaust History Minors, Class of 2011 on Thursday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall. Lighting of Candles of Remembrance Musical