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History Students Win Best Paper Awards

April 26, 2022 by Natalie Figueroa | News

Patrick Beirne (‘22, History) and Sydney Horner (‘22, History) tied for Best Undergraduate Paper and Nat Pendergraft (‘22, History, TV Writing & Production; MA War & Society ‘23) was the runner-up at the 2022 Southern California Phi Alpha Theta (History Honors Society) Regional Conference. The conference featured 45 student presentations and 10 participating schools, and

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10 Pieces of Advice that Every Grad Should Know

April 26, 2022 by Erin Berthon | News

Graduation is right around the corner! Whether you’re trying to find a job or going to grad school, you all share common feelings; eagerness, excitement, anxiousness, and uncertainty. Here are 10 pieces of advice for you as new graduates to help ease some of your concerns. Know yourself As I have gotten to know the

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Continued NEH Successes

April 25, 2022 by Allison DeVries | English

Congratulations to Dr. Shira Klein (History) and Dr. Nora Rivera (English), who each recently received highly competitive awards funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Dr. Shira Klein, Associate Professor of History, was awarded an NEH Summer Stipend for work on her book, Jews and Race in the Italian Colonization of Africa, 1890–1945.

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War & Society Students Share Research with Vietnam Veterans

April 19, 2022 by Natalie Figueroa | News

Wilkinson College’s MA in War and Society Program recently co-hosted the Vietnam War Conference: 1972: The War Between North and South Vietnam with the Texas Tech University Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive and Texas Tech’s Institute for Peace and Conflict. This event featured over 45 presentations, including three by graduate students enrolled in

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Wind and Imagery of Migration: Interview with Escalette artist Bovey Lee

April 8, 2022 by Fiona Shen | Art

In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month, Escalette Director, Fiona Shen, joins Hong Kong-born artist Bovey Lee, to discuss the imagery of migration and the freedom of creative practice. FS: So much of your imagery is airborne. I’ve noticed paper airplanes, balloons, streamers in the wind and birds, waves, sail boats, and

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Celebrating Professor Bob Slayton’s Career at Chapman University 

March 31, 2022 by | News

After more than 34 years of service, Robert (Bob) Slayton, Professor of History and Henry Salvatori Professorship in American Values and Traditions of Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Chapman University, has announced his retirement at the end of this academic year. When asked what Wilkinson College means to him, he replied,

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How to Negotiate Salary for Your First "Real" Job

March 23, 2022 by Erin Berthon | Wilkinson College

After graduation, you may just feel happy to have gotten a job and confident that the company or organization will offer you the best salary. This idea can not be more wrong! Knowing how to negotiate salary provides a valuable skill that can help to ensure you are fairly compensated for what you are worth

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Graduate Careers In Focus: Alumnus Gregory Falcon Applies Historian Training at Plethora Businesses

March 18, 2022 by | News

Gregory Falcon’s historical training is serving him well in his role as a research analyst at Plethora Businesses, an investment banking firm in Orange, C.A., where he is responsible for analyzing economic trends across various industry sectors. Making use of his manuscript research skills, he assembles reports, lists, and other various writings to help business

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Celebrating 50 Years of the Groundbreaking Gender Equity Law

March 17, 2022 by | News

“Being able to call myself a female student-athlete is a right that women before me fought extremely hard for,” said Kaitlyn Pasillas, a History major in Wilkinson College and member of the women’s water polo team, “it is something that makes me extremely proud as a person, as a woman, and as a student at

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Krav Maga and the Making of Modern Israel: For Zion’s Sake

March 15, 2022 by Carolyn Holt | News

Dr. Andrea Molle, assistant professor in the Departments of Political Science in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, recently published his book, Krav Maga and the Making of Modern Israel: For Zion’s Sake. The book studies the relationship between the Israeli martial art of Krav Maga and the development of Israel’s national identity.

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