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Knowledge Does Not Know Boundaries

September 6, 2012 by | News

Day 3: I snuck a few hours of research time today – a guilty pleasure! I’m aiming to finish up an afterward for a forthcoming book on Cinematic Terror and the Sublime; and there is also the writing up of a conference paper that I gave at a conference on Psychoanalysis and Poetry at Oxford

Sociology Major wins ASA Student Forum Paper Award

August 30, 2012 by | Soc

Sociology major Clay Thomas has won the 2012 Student Forum Paper Award given by the American Sociological Association (ASA) for his paper, “Disc Golfing: Disunity in the Struggle for Sport Legitimization.”  The honor comes with a cash prize and travel funds to the ASA annual meeting to be held in Denver, Colorado, August 17-20.

Wilkinson College at the Staff Summit 2012 – Resource Fair

June 14, 2012 by | Events

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences was excited at the opportunity to showcase all Wilkinson departments and programs, and the faculty within those departments and programs, at the Staff Summit Resource Fair on Thursday, June 14 in Beckman Hall. Wilkinson displayed faculty published books, student and faculty research projects, ancient artifacts, Wilkinson Review (past

And The Laura Scudder Women’s Studies Scholarship Goes To …

May 17, 2012 by | News

On Monday, May 14, Megan McKeown (’15), Peace Studies Major and Women’s Studies Minor, was the well deserved recipient of the Laura Scudder Women’s Studies Scholarship. In honor of Laura Scudder’s multi-disciplined and diverse accomplishments, applicants were asked to submit a 500-word essay explaining how their Major field of study intersects with

It’s Never Too Late To Bring Home That College Diploma

May 17, 2012 by | Soc

It was a winding route, one that shifted through war, work and life, but 50 years after he first entered college, U.S. Army veteran Joseph Schwallie has a college degree in hand. Schwallie, 68, has finally earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Chapman University. The veteran started college in 1961 at Orange Coast

Our Faculty Serve as Jurors for Cal State University Student Research Competition

May 16, 2012 by | News

On Friday, May 4 Associate Professor of Spanish, Dr. Laura Loustau and Dr. Paul Apodaca, Associate Professor of American Studies were asked to serve as jurors for the Cal State University Student Research Competition at Cal State Long Beach. This system-wide competition showcased excellence in scholarly research and creative activity conducted by CSU undergraduate and

Student Research Day

May 10, 2012 by | Art

The campus-wide student research day was a great success for everyone involved. The morning poster session (9 a.m. -11 a.m.) included posters from students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Students, faculty, and staff mingled throughout the posters listening to presenters discuss their projects.  

2012 Wilkinson Student Awards and Honors

May 8, 2012 by | Art

Congratulations are in order for a number of Wilkinson College students who were given awards at the Ludie and David C. Henley Social Sciences Awards (April 27) and the Humanities Awards Ceremony (May 4). Below is a list of the winners. Congrats to you all! Social Sciences Communication Studies: Departmental Honors – Stephen Comp, Maria

History, Conflict, Resolution in Sudan – Discussion Panel

April 24, 2012 by | Events

On Wednesday, April 25, Sigma Iota Rho will host “A Sudan Discussion Panel” about the history, the conflict and the resolution in Sudan. Please join them for this important discussion in Hashinger Science Center (Classroom SC 111) from 5:30 -6:30 p.m. RSVP: mcgui110@mail.chapman.edu

Grad Fair – Find Out How to Earn Your Graduate Degree

April 17, 2012 by | Events

Enhance your potential and earn your graduate degree! With a degree from Chapman, you’re going places! But why not broaden your options? A graduate degree could make all the difference in your career, in both job choices and salary range. Did you know that professionals holding graduate degrees earn, on average, 20 percent more than