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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

Wilkinson’s Commencement Ceremony: May 24

April 27, 2015 by | News

The 2015 Wilkinson Commencement Ceremony will be on Sunday, May 24, 2015.  All graduates must RSVP to participate in Commencement. RSVP your spot today!  Below is a schedule of the events. 6:15 p.m. – Wilkinson College Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown), Hutton Sports Center 7- 9 p.m. – Wilkinson College of Humanities and

Wilkinson’s 2014-2015 Wrap Party: May 1

April 9, 2015 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (that’s our new name coming soon!) invites you to 2014-2015 Wrap Party, on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 3 p.m. in the Faculty Athenaeum. Together, let’s celebrate our new college name and this year’s faculty achievements! Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP today!  

Breaking Borders: Dialoguing on Immigration: April 24

April 7, 2015 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Immigration CRASsH Group, Chancellor’s Office, Sociology Department, Department of Religious Studies and the M.A. in Internationals Studies Program presents, Breaking Borders: Dialoguing on Immigration – a conference designed to engage and encourage dialogue between scholars and community members about the prominent issues in immigration across the United States and

The City of Bell Scandal Revisited: Feb. 19

January 26, 2015 by | News

The City of Bell scandal is the largest local government scandal in the history of the state of California. The scandal raised critical questions about local government finances, law, citizen engagement, and media coverage. The lessons of the Bell scandal need to be understood by all if similar scandals are to be prevented. Join us

Research-Based Strategies to Refresh and Enhance College Teaching, Jan. 23

January 13, 2015 by | News

There are only a few spots left at the 2nd Annual Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning Faculty Workshop on Friday, January 23, 2015, “Research-Based Strategies to Refresh and Enhance College Teaching” – in Argyros Forum, 209 A, starting at 8:30 a.m. This day of workshops and conversation with colleagues is sponsored by the