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From Our Eyes: My Chapman Research Experience

August 30, 2021 by | News

I’m Elizabeth La Scalza, a recent Chapman alumna and Sociology major. I wanted to share my experience being an undergraduate research assistant during my time at Chapman. I’ve always had an interest in the social sciences, activism, and policymaking, I minored in Political Science and Environmental Studies, and this gave me the opportunity to fulfill

National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education (NCITE) Studying how family members respond to loved ones identifying with white supremacist extremism

August 30, 2021 by Marisa Quezada | News

Law enforcement, policymakers, and the public widely regard domestic terrorism and white supremacist extremism (WSE), in particular, as a growing threat with global connections and substantial digital infrastructure.  In 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded the University of Nebraska Omaha a 10-year, $36 million grant to launch the National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and

Wilkinson Honors Key Faculty Upon Their Retirement 

August 24, 2021 by | News

Four long-time Chapman University faculty in Wilkinson College announced their retirement last spring and the  Voice of Wilkinson would like to celebrate and recognize these individuals for their dedication, hard work, and commitment to Wilkinson College, the heart and soul of Chapman University. Thank you and good luck in your next chapter! Dr. Paul Apodaca

Mapping Environmental Injustice: Wilkinson Student Takes First Place

August 19, 2021 by | News

Recent graduate, Mallory Warhurst (’21) was awarded first place in the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) Spatial Thinking Student Competition in the communication category with her story map, A Hostile Long Beach. The Political Science and Environmental Science & Policy double-major came up with the idea for her project in Spring 2020, just as students

Faculty Book News Four Dead in Ohio: The Global Legacy of Youth Activism

July 20, 2021 by Talisa Flores | News

Recently, the Emerald series Research in Social Movements, Conflicts, and Change (RSMCC) of which Dr. Lisa Leitz (Peace Studies and Sociology) is the editor in chief, released a new book titled Four Dead in Ohio: The Global Legacy of Youth Activism. Although the coronavirus pandemic canceled most of the 50th anniversary events commemorating the National

Chapman Student Unites Art With Activism to Empower a Social Justice Community

June 4, 2021 by Natalia Ventura '21 | News

I was born and raised in the border city of Chula Vista, where every other person and restaurant is Mexican, and every other word switches from Spanish to English. I came to Chapman University to pursue a degree in peace studies, and in my first semester I went from speaking Spanish every day to maybe

2021 Wilkinson Student Excellence Award Winners

May 14, 2021 by | News

The past couple of weeks, high-achieving Wilkinson students were recognized with honors in a series of events that constituted this year’s annual Wilkinson College award ceremonies and campus leadership awards. Congratulations to all the winners! Kugelman Awards Dulcie and Lawrence Kugelman have been supporting the Annual Kugelman Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony for well over

Wilkinson Shines at Undergraduate Student Symposium

May 14, 2021 by | News

Chapman University’s Center for Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) hosted an all-virtual Spring 2021 Undergraduate Student Scholar Symposium, May 5 – May 7. The symposium featured more than 200 poster and oral presentations from diverse academic and creative disciplines (56 of those from Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences) allowing student presenters to interact with

Faculty Books: Victoria Carty on the Worldwide Immigration Crisis 

January 20, 2021 by | News

  Dr. Victoria Carty, Associate Professor of Sociology in Wilkinson College, explores recent world-wide migrations, the rise of nativism and white supremacy, and the important role of social movements in her most recent book, “The Immigration Crisis in Europe and the U.S.-Mexico Border in the Era of Heightened Nativism.” . The Voice of Wilkinson sat

Wilkinson Professor Spearheads University Partnership with Underground GRIT

December 8, 2020 by | News

The brainchild of Wilkinson College Sociology professor Dr. Victoria Carty, the Chapman University and Underground GRIT (UG) Partnership helps young people who have been impacted by the criminal justice system re-enter society from juvenile hall, prison, and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention. To accomplish this goal, the program invites them to participate in courses

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