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“Is this a rock?”

July 21, 2015 by Clarissa Hampton | News

This past April, Associate professor of art history and archaeology Justin St. P. Walsh received a grant from the Loeb Classical Library Foundation at Harvard University to fund his fieldwork in Spain this summer. The money paid for travel, a new computer, as well as hiring two Spanish archaeologists and five Chapman students to work as

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

WILD Book Club Kicks Off July 1

June 29, 2015 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is hosting a WILD Book Club in honor of author Cheryl Strayed and her #1 New York Times bestselling memoir WILD: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. Strayed will be visting campus on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 to discuss her book as part of

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

Laura Scudder Scholarship Winner Is …

May 29, 2015 by | News

Congrats to Lily Yasuda (’18) (Screenwriting Major and Women’s Studies Minor) for being awarded the 2015-2016 Laura Scudder Scholarship! In honor of the inspirational memory and trailblazing contributions of Laura Scudder, the Laura Scudder Scholarship is awarded to a student demonstrating an interest and commitment to women’s issues, scholarship, and leadership. The lucky recipient is

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

Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa – Sociology

May 7, 2015 by | News

  Professor Stephanie Takaragawa (Sociology)  discusses her background in visual anthropology, particularly representations of Japanese internment history in museums and the impacts on the affected community. Her students have the opportunity to explore behavior theories and cultural anthropology through trips to Disneyland.

Dr. Shafie Awarded a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant

May 6, 2015 by | News

Congratulations to Dr. David Shafie (Political Science) for being selected for a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to Azerbaijan from the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB). The FFSB is the presidentially appointed 12-member Board responsible for supervising the Fulbright Program worldwide and approving selection of all Fulbright recipients. The grant is made possible through