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Career Corner: California to the White House Career Corner

May 1, 2024 by Maverick Shuck | News

This edition of Career Corner features Maverick Shuck (‘25 Political Science and Peace Studies & Justice Studies major; Leadership Studies and Honors Program minor). Shuck attended the From California to the White House event which featured August Mao, who shared how he utilized networking to get where he works today – The White House.  As

Chapman’s First Latina Sorority Provides Critical Support to Multicultural Community on Campus

February 23, 2024 by | News

First-generation students Natalia Trejo, Aizzy Portillo and Cintya Felix can add something else they have in common to their time at Chapman University: sisters in the university’s first multicultural Greek organization. Felix ’26 encountered Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated at a student organization fair during her first year. “I truly never saw myself pursuing Greek

Defining Democracy: Democratic Commitment in the Arab World

November 16, 2023 by | Wilkinson College

Assistant Professor Hannah Ridge (Political Science) recently published her first book, Defining Democracy: Democratic Commitment in the Arab World. The book focuses on how Arabic-speakers in the Middle East use the word dimuqratiyya. The English translation – democracy – fails to capture the nuance of how the word is employed, according to Dr. Ridge. “When

Disaster Preparedness Researcher Ann Gordon awarded a $15,568 NOAA Grant

September 25, 2023 by | POSC

Devastating wildfires are increasing in frequency across California and the Western Region of the United States, in large part due to climate change. Despite the best efforts of National Weather Service (NWS) offices, emergency managers, and local governments to educate the public, residents remain dangerously unprepared. Dr. Ann Gordon (Political Science) and  Professor Eric Chimenti

Associate Professor Crystal Murphy Named U.S. Fulbright Scholar for Research on Sudan

August 2, 2023 by | News

Wilkinson College associate professor of political science Crystal Murphy has been named a U.S. Fulbright Scholar for 2023-24. She will spend 10 months at Makerere University in Uganda completing a documentary that tracks the decades long movement for democracy in Sudan. The Fulbright program is the U.S. government’s flagship program of international educational and cultural exchange,

From Our Eyes Wilkinson Student Shares Her Story as a Summer Research Assistant

June 23, 2023 by Cintya Felix | News

This edition of From Our Eyes features Cintya Felix, a rising sophomore pursuing majors in Political Science and Spanish, who is working full-time this summer as a research assistant at the Socio-Ecological Adaptation & Climate Resilience (SEACR) Lab with Dr. Richelle Tanner (Environmental Science and Policy) on a project funded by the California Sea Grant’s

Dr. Luke Nichter’s Unexpected White House Call

May 10, 2023 by Grace Galusha '23 | News

The Voice of Wilkinson sat down with Dr.  Luke A. Nichter, Professor of History and James H. Cavanaugh Endowed Chair in Presidential Studies, to talk about his time serving on the Advisory Council for Historic Preservation in Washington, DC. After getting an unexpected call from the White House in 2020, notifying him of his appointment,

Trinity Huynh ’24 Advocates for Higher Education with State Legislators

February 3, 2023 by Staci Dumoski | News

Political science student Trinity Huynh ’24 will represent Chapman University as a participant in the 2023 Independent California Colleges Advocate Program (ICCAP). Organized by the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU), ICCAP gives students the opportunity to participate in public policy decisions while gaining hands-on experience talking to elected state officials about issues

Voces Novae Winning Streak Continues

January 9, 2023 by David Krausman | News

Voces Novae: Chapman University Historical Review, a student-run History journal which showcases the capstone papers of Wilkinson College History majors, has won third place in the Nash Award for best history student-run journal in the nation. Voces Novae has won numerous awards since its founding in the spring of 2009–including the national prize for Best

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