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Research: The Remedy for Today’s Ills A unique Chapman interdisciplinary, international study provides significant insight into the Coronavirus-19 pandemic.

March 30, 2020 by | News

As scientists and researchers around the world seek to understand the growing Coronavirus health crisis, a Wilkinson professor and Economic Science Institute presidential fellow, are reexamining a typically misunderstood aspect of the disease. So far, their research has shown that despite what young people may think, age is not a direct factor in COVID-19 mortality.

An American Horror Story Renowned FEAR Survey is now a book.

March 20, 2020 by | POSC

For the past six years, Wilkinson’s Babbie Center for Research has surveyed what keeps Americans awake at night. Now, their ongoing multi-year, empirical “Study of American Fears”  is becoming a book. Fear Itself: The Cause and Consequences of Fear in America examines the prevalent role that fear plays in the lives of daily Americans. The

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

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

Message from the Dean Fall 2019 Recap

December 2, 2019 by | News

It has been an exciting fall for Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. In a college with 9 departments, 272 faculty and staff, and 2,408 majors and minors, it is impossible to quickly summarize all our events, innovations, and achievements. Nonetheless, before we say good-bye to 2019, I wanted to quickly recap a

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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