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‘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

PHI Alpha Theta 2011 SOCAL Regional Conference, April 9

April 4, 2011 by | Events

The Chapman University History Department and Alpha-Mu-Gamma chapter of Phi Alpha Theta are proud to host the 2011 Phi Alpha Theta Southern California Regional Conference on April 9, 2011. Undergraduate and graduate students from across the nation be presenting their papers to a panel of judges. We are excited to announce that renowned American historian,

Elie Wiesel, Knowledge & Ethics, Mar. 29 – GET YOUR (FREE) TICKETS STARTING MAR. 7

February 28, 2011 by | News

Chapman University students, faculty and staff will once again have the special opportunity to hear a talk by Elie Wiesel, distinguished author and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, when he returns to campus as Distinguished Presidential Fellow. Professor Wiesel will present a lecture titled “Knowledge and Ethics” to the Chapman University community at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March

Dr. Harran and Holocaust Library in Chronicle of Higher Education

February 10, 2011 by | History

At Chapman U., a Holocaust Library Keeps Memory Alive Marilyn J. Harran is the first to say that a mid-sized Orange County university affiliated with the Disciples of Christ is an unlikely home for a Holocaust library, just as a religious-studies professor whose field is the 16th century and who isn’t Jewish is an unlikely