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History majors chosen to read their papers about Nixon

October 26, 2010 by | History

Three of Chapman’s history majors, Mark Johnston, Matthew McCluggage and Kirsten Moore, were chosen to read their papers that responded to the question: “How would Nixon interpret what is happening today?” Johnston’s paper, “The Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty: A Case Study on the Politics of Nuclear Non-Proliferation,” compared Nixon’s struggle with disarming Russia to the current

Freedom fighter who was jailed with Nelson Mandela meets with Chapman students

October 22, 2010 by | Events

South African freedom fighter Eddie Daniels recounts life under apartheid. Eddie Daniels, South African freedom fighter and prison mate of Nelson Mandela, visited Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences on Thursday, Oct. 21, and gave a very interesting luncheon talk about his experiences at a luncheon gathering sponsored by The Department of Peace Studies. 

October 14, 2010 – A Realist’s Perspective on World Events: How Nixon would interpret what is happening today

September 22, 2010 by | News

Richard Nixon, America’s 37th President. On October 14, 2010 Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Science will host a panel discussion featuring Nixon Scholars in Argyros Forum, room 209 (B&C;). The event is free and open to the public, students, staff and faculty. 2-3:30 p.m.: Nixon Scholars Panel:   Geoffrey Kemp, Director of Regional Strategic Programs at The

2010 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2010 by | News

Concern America Marvin Meyer: Every academic year, at the Chapman University Opening Convocation, we are pleased and honored to present an Award of Excellence named in honor of Albert Schweitzer. Our campus boasts a plethora of busts, but one bust, I believe, is particularly impressive in its bronze prominence. That is the bust of Albert

2009 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2009 by | News

Anthony Garcia-Prats For the past few decades, one of the most imposing figures on our campus has been the figure of Albert Schweitzer. To be sure, Schweitzer died in 1965, but during his lifetime he was a bigger than life character, and his legacy lives on after him. Two former Chapman faculty members, Kurt and

2008 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2008 by | News

Tias Arms Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, theologian, musician, and medical doctor, functions as one of the guiding spirits of Chapman University. Schweitzer was an advocate of reverence for all of life—human, animal, and plant—but it is clear that he had a special place in his heart for children. He and his wife had one child, a

2007 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2007 by | News

Michael Belay Trustee Karen Wilkinson, presenter Albert Schweitzer has become a strong role model for the Chapman University community; his image appears in many locations around the campus. His ninety-year life, much of which was spent healing the sick in the nation of Gabon, encourages us to grant dignity to all people, serve others, and

2006 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2006 by | News

Peter Verbiscar-Brown In 1931 Albert Schweitzer, the theologian, philosopher, musician, and medical doctor from Lambaréné, Gabon, in West Africa, surveyed his world, one very much like ours, and he wrote at the opening of the epilogue of his autobiography Out of My Life and Thought, “Two observations have cast their shadows over my life. One

2004 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2004 by | News

Ria Fennema In his major autobiographical work, Out of My Life and Thought, Albert Schweitzer, the ethicist, philosopher, medical doctor, and musician, wrote, “People are ethical only when life as such is sacred to them, the life of plants and animals as well as the life of their fellow humans, and when they devote themselves helpfully