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Doing Ethnography – Sage A new book from Dr. Andrea Molle (Political Science and IRES).

December 7, 2016 by | News

An invaluable reading for anyone collecting data through observation. Innovative and thought provoking, it is a refreshing take on ethnography stressing both academic rigor and practical necessity. It combines theoretical perspective with tangible action plans and walks you step-by-step through designing, conducting and evaluating ethnographic research. The book skilfully introduces the varied tasks and decisions you

World War Z Author Max Brooks Joins 2017 Interstices Panel April 2017

October 26, 2016 by | News

Save-the-date! Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is excited to announce bestselling author Max Brooks (World War Z) as part of Interstices 2017 – Surviving the End of the World on Thursday, April 6. In a discussion about realities, myths, and stories of disaster and apocalypse, Mr. Brooks will join panelists Chris Bader

Student Spends the Summer Interning in New York Five Lessons Learned

September 15, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | Art

By Shoshana Feld-Sobol Expected Graduation: May 2017 (Senior) Major: Strategic and Corporate Communication The sun is still shinning bright, the wind still warm, and the general feeling of summer still radiates through the air. But alas, the new academic year has fallen upon us as swiftly as ever. Before we are consumed with school work

Chapman Grad To Attend USC School of Social Work

June 8, 2016 by | News

In May, Jacob Lampe (Sociology major, with an emphasis in Social Work, ’16) graduated from Chapman University and soon he will be attending USC’s School of Social Work, a program dedicated to improving the well-being of vulnerable individuals and communities, advance social and economic justice, and eradicate pressing societal problems in complex and culturally diverse

What are your summer plans? Chapman students talk about what incredible things they are doing this summer!

May 4, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

For most college students, summer is the most highly anticipated season of the year. For two decades of our lives we’ve been tirelessly completing problem sets, public speeches, and scientific experiments. We’ve spent hours in the library, highlighter in-hand, meticulously annotating readings, drinking enough coffee to awaken a bear in hibernation, and agonizing over midterms

What’s An Elevator Pitch? Landing the job of your dreams

April 14, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

What is an elevator pitch? Well, if by happenstance, you find yourself stuck in an elevator with the CEO of your dream company you have between 30 and 60 seconds to win him/her over. This small window of time where you convince the CEO that he needs you in his company is called an elevator

Spring Break What are you doing during your time off?

March 18, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

Spring break is one of the most anticipated breaks of the year. Midterms have just come to a end and it’s the last break we students have before summer. The weather is perfect this time of year in Southern California; everyday brings a beautiful blue sky and every night delivers the most radiant sunsets. Our

From Boots to Books A Chapman student veteran's story

March 15, 2016 by Lara Mckinley | News

A story by Chapman University student veteran, Lara Mckinley It was dark outside in my little corner of the world when the Twin Towers fell in 2001. I lived in a small community in the San Gabriel Valley. I couldn’t move away from the television; I was stuck and in shock.  “What about work,” I